A b o u t
Patricia Cay was born in Caguas, Puerto Rico. She started music studies at Escuela Libre de Música, earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Manhattan School of Music and a Masters degree from New York University. Also, Patricia went on to be part of the Juilliard Opera Center as a young artist.
In an international career that encompasses successful performances in Opera, Oratorio and Concert she has participated in the Casals Festival and Festival Iberoamericano. She has been featured with the Virginia Opera, Opera de Puerto Rico, Teatro de la Opera in Puerto Rico, Opereta y Zarzuela de Puerto Rico, Teatro Lirico d'Europa, Opera in the Heights, in Houston, and with a variety of orchestras such as Orquesta Sinfónica de Puerto Rico, Arturo Somohano
Philharmonic, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Barcelona Philharmonic, Florida Philharmonic, and Trenton Symphony.
Her operatic roles include Smeton in Anna Bolena, Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro, Annio in La Clemenza di Tito, Nicklausse in Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Hansel in Hansel and Gretel, Béatrice in Béatrice et Bénédict, Charlotte in Werther, Suzuki in Madama Butterfly, L’enfant in L’enfant et les sortileges, Stephano in Roméo et Juliette, Meg Page in Falstaff, the Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors, Frugula in Il Tabarro, Maddalena in Rigoletto, Lucretia in The Rape of Lucretia, Antigona in La Pasión según Antigona Pérez, Charlotte in Werther, Luisa Fernanda and Carmen, among others.
Patricia sang with Opera in the Heights company in May of 2013, the role of Meg Page in the opera Falstaff, and a series of concerts featuring songs by composers from Puerto Rico with the Festival Interamericano in August of 2013, in Puerto Rico. She Performed again with Narciso Figueroa, and José Ramos Santana in New York, in a Gala on November of 2013.
Recently, Patricia sang the Mozart Requiem with the Puerto Rico Symphony orchestra on April of 2014