“Love playing on my Yamaha YEV 104 Electric Violin. The general feel, and brilliant tone these instruments can create on stage and in the studio are un-matched. Every subtle nuance is always noticed throughout each and every performance which enhances the superb versatility of these instruments.”
Patrick Roberts has been entertaining audiences for over 15 years. As a classically trained Violinist he has transformed some of the much loved classics into contemporary masterpieces. His shows capture and mesmerise audiences far and wide, bringing people to love his lyrical approach to popular music.
Patrick has collaborated with many iconic artists with a recent triple header show at The Palms at Crown in 2015 alongside Anthony Callea & Rhonda Burchmore. This show was a tremendous success with a standing ovation. It was no surprise for Patrick to have an invitation to return in concert following he’s self titled headline show at the Palms at Crown in 2012 with support act special guest Daryl Braithwaite.
In December 2015 Patrick was honoured to be invited to perform a very special duet with the very beautiful Marina Prior live on Vision Australia’s Carols By Candlelight on the Nine Network. This was Patrick’s second time performing as a soloist on Vision Australia’s Carols By Candlelight. This was a beautiful Christmas event in front of over 20,000 people and a live TV audience of over 2.5 million people.
Patrick has performed on every major TV station in Australia and is widely known as an Australian TV phenomenon. He is most remembered by his performances each year live on the Good Friday Appeal on Network 7 in support of the Royal Children’s Hospital.
Patrick’s most recent album Vision is a charity album with proceeds going towards Vision Australia. This album contains some of the much loved classics and popular music anthems of all time. It features Patrick’s orchestra, band and also the National Boys Choir of Australia. This album is currently available in all record stores and is advertised live on TV.
Patrick’s music has been described as mesmerising and magical. The essence of what propels Patrick’s music is truly the emotions that are connected with each and every song. Many people around the world have compared Patrick to Andre Rieu and established him as Australia’s answer to Andre Rieu. Patrick truly makes the Violin sing.