Born in Bombay, Patricia Rozario studied at the Guildhall School of Music , winning the Gold Medal, and at the National Opera Studio. She has been the recipient of many prizes and awards, including the Maggie Teyte Prize. She has enjoyed a wide-ranging career in opera, concert work, recording and broadcasting. Patricia’s unique voice and artistry has inspired over 15 of the world’s leading composers to write for her, notably Arvo Pärt and Sir John Tavener,, who alone wrote over thirty works for her. She has performed with world renowned conductors, including Sir John Pritchard, Solti, Ashkenazy, Jurowski, Belohlavek, Gardiner, Pinnock, Ivan Fischer, Hickox and Andrew Davis, and sung opera at Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Lyon, Lille, Bremen, Antwerp, Wexford, English National Opera, Glyndebourne and Opera North. She has also given concerts and recital worldwide and appeared frequently at the BBC Proms.
Patricia has given the world premieres of many pieces written especially for her, including works by Arvo Pärt, Roxanna Panufnik, Andrew Gant and John Tavener.