Past and Upcoming

2022 New Jersey Youth Symphony. The symphony and its director Helen Cha-Pyo has commissioned a symphonic work celebrating the triumph of the arts through the pandemic. Spring 2022.

2021 White Snake Projects Presents SING OUT LOUD: Incarcerated Voices. A virtual performance featuring a performance of a piece written by Patricio to text written by an incarcerated person. 11/20

2021 Tremün: Celebrating Indigenous Roots. In a sold-out performance, Notes for Growth presents a concert celebrating music by and inspired by indigenous peoples at Carnegie Hall. Featuring the premiere of several pieces by Dr. Molina in collaboration with Mapuche poets Roxana Miranda Rupailaf and María Lara Millapan. Includes a making-of behind-the-scenes documentary. 10/15.

2021 Lecture Arabic Music and the Piano: The Use of the Piano in Lebanon and Egypt During the Golden Age of Arabic Music. Sixty-Fourth National Convention, College Music Society; Rochester, NY. 10/07

 

2021 Guest speaker. Composer’s Corner; New Jersey Music Educator’s Association. 9/30

2021 Webinar Presentation hosted by Manuelita Cody and the North American Chilean Chamber of Commerce. New York, NY. 9/23


2021 Composition workshop for performers. Alabama State University; Montgomery, Alabama. 09/16

2021 America/BeautifulDr. Min Kwon premieres commissioned piece "America the Maqam" in the Catacombs of the Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, NY. 07/08


2021 Lecture Arabic Music and the Piano: The Use of the Piano in Lebanon and Egypt During the Golden Age of Arabic Music. "Mikrotöne: Small is Beautiful”. International Ekmelic Music Society. Salzburg, Austria. 07/01

 

2021 Lecture Arabic Music and the Piano: The Use of the Piano in Lebanon and Egypt During the Golden Age of Arabic Music. 06/17

2021 Lecture Composition for Performers. Puerto Rico Collaborative Piano Institute; Puerto Rico. 06/14
 

2021 Panelist “Makers and Shakers in Musical Arts” Diaz-Del Moral Foundation; Puerto Rico. 06/13

2021 New Jersey Youth Symphony Premieres "Homage to Kahlil Gibran" and "Homage to Nicanor Parra"at the college of St. Elizabeth. Commission includes a collaboration with Nokia Bell Labs where a brand new app developed to accompany the music is released for the performance. 05/15

 

2021 Music While We're Inside. Featuring a virtual performance of one of Patricio's compositions. 4/25

 

2021 Notes Extravaganza: A Virtual Concert. Notes For Growth celebrates Piano Day with a colorful program of piano music performed at Opera America. Featuring works by composers from underrepresented groups. 3/29. 


2021 Arts Advocate for National Conference of the World Youth Alliance; NYC. 03/05
 

2021 Composition Judge. Marvin Hamlisch International Music Awards; Queens, NY. 03/22

2021 Guest speaker. Composer’s Corner; New Jersey Music Educator’s Association. 01/15

2020 Virtual Concert: 88 Keys Campaign, Notes for Growth Foundation. A fundraising concert featuring performances by Chilean students who received donated pianos from the foundation, and a performance by Patricio. 8/27

2020 We Are the World, a Virtual Collaboration by Newark School of the Arts. Featuring the students of Newark School of the Arts. Produced by Patricio. 6/15

2020 NJPAC Carollo Program Virtual Concert. In collaboration with students from the Carollo Program at NJPAC. Produced by Patricio. 6/14

2020 Newark School of the Arts Virtual Spring Concert. In collaboration with students from the Carollo Program at NJPAC. 6/13

2020 America the Beautiful Virtual Choir. Featuring the Adult and Children's Choirs at St. Thomas the Apostle of Bloomfield, NJ. Produced by Patricio. 4/22

2020 Virtual Concert. Featuring students of the Newark School of the Arts. Produced by Patricio, including a performance. 4/19

2020 Notes for Growth. A virtual collaboration between a young pianist in Chile playing on a piano donated by the foundation and Patricio 5,600 miles away. Performing original work by composer "Waltz for Four Hands". 4/15

2020 Notes for Growth. A virtual collaboration between a young pianist in Chile playing on a piano donated by the foundation and Patricio 5,600 miles away. Performing "Amazing Grace". 4/13

2020 Virtual Choir. Featuring the Adult Choir at St. Thomas the Apostle of Bloomfield, NJ. Produced by Patricio. 4/12

2020 Virtual Living Stations of the Cross. Featuring the youth of St. Thomas the Apostle in Bloomfield, NJ. Produced and performed by Patricio. 4/10

2020 Virtual Choir. The Children's Choir and Adult Choir at St. Thomas the Apostle of Bloomfield, NJ conducted and produced by Patricio. 3/25

2020 Notes for Growth Foundation Fundraiser Concert. Opera America NYC. Premiere of "Prelude", helped to raise $16,000 for foundation. 3/11

2020 The Discovery Orchestra. Roll Out the Red Carpet - Intimate afternoon in a private New Jersey home with Maestro George Maull and Patricio playing his own compositions and Chopin's Piano Sonata No. 3. 2/16

2019 Center for Musical Excellence Gala. Performance of Bach's French Overture in Morristown, NJ. 12/8


2019 Universidad Austral de Chile Presenta. Music by Patricio Molina, Chris Opperman, and Edgar Girtain. 10/17


2019 Greater Princeton Steinway Society Presents Cristina Altamura. Performance includes A Musical Portrait performed by Cristina Altamura. 11/3

2019 Opera America NYC. Notes for Growth Foundation Fundraiser Concert. Premiere fundraising concert for the composer’s foundation. 9/26


2019 Lori Scott-Pickens Event. Performance of Samba for solo piano at Clement’s Place in Newark. 6/2


2019 Van Vleck Mansion and Gardens. Performance of music by New Jersey composers, with the composer and his students performing music by Robert Aldridge, George Walker, and Patricio Molina. 5/16


2019 George Walker. Celebration of George Walker’s music with the composer performing Walker’s pieces as well as original pieces. 5/4


2019 Newark Museum. Newark School of the Arts 2019 Gala. Premier of composer's work "Lincoln Park Miracle" for children's choir. 4/9


2019 The Latin American Piano. Performances of original pieces for voice, piano, as well as arrangements of pieces for four hands by the composer (composer and Dr. Min Kwon on piano). Newark School of the Arts. 5/5


2019 Harvard Club Concert for the Newark School of the Arts. The composer performing original music. This event was sponsored by the Harvard Club of New Jersey. 3/30


2018 A Night of Inspiration at Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium with Ray Chew. The concert included the composer’s premier of a collaborative work with Ray Chew. 12/15


2018 Newark School of the Arts. Composers from Newark School of the Arts.12/1

2018 The Transcending Power of Music Lecture Recital, featuring a talk on the persuasive power of music and performance featuring the music of Chopin. Sponsored by Castle Village Events, NYC. 10/25


2018 Home of Natalie McKenzie, founder and president of Whole Woman. Event was organized by the composer with performances celebrating the music of African American Women. Premier of Free at Last! with the composer on piano and Sonya Headlam, soprano. 9/30


2018 Rutgers University. Lecture Recital for the degree of DMA. Performed Chopin’s Piano Sonata in b minor Op. 58. Lecture on Rhetoric and Music. 11/19


2018 Offices of Credibility Capital. Celebrating the opening of a new business in Newark. The composer performed original music with his students. 11/8


2018 Nanina’s in the Park. Newark School of the Arts 50th Anniversary Reunion Celebration Concert. Composer played his own compositions. 10/9


2018 Show Me Your Heart Foundation. Performance celebrating the music of Korea. Samba was the opening performance for the evening. 8/25


2018 Our Lady Queen of Peace Church. The concert was entitled “An Evening in Cuba” with the composer performing original music set to Cuban poetry as well as Cuban composers

2018 Roots. Patricio performs the music of Cuba, including a set of his own Cuban-inspired pieces for tenor voice featuring Alejandro Salvia. St. Peter's Church, NYC. 6/9

2018 Newark School of the Arts 50th Anniversary Gala at NJPAC. Performed original work "Samba" with NJSO musicians Brennan Sweet and Jonathan Spitz. 4/10


2017 Our Lady Queen of Peace Church. Benefit Concert for victims of hurricane affecting Houston, Texas. 8/24

2017 Immaculate Conception Church. Mahwah, NJ. Concert entitled "Spring Praise" including debut of composer's original music. 6/10

2017 Rutgers University Annual Piano Gala. Carnegie Hall.  Composer played own pieces A Nicanor Parra and A Chilean Flavor. Reviewed by New York Concert Review as "demonstrating a fluent command of the instrument as well as a natural sense of his national music."


2015 Pianists from Mason Gross School of the Arts. Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall. Event was reviewed in the New York Times, with the premier of A Chilean Flavor. 2/17


2015 San Silverio Shrine, NY. Sponsored by the Padre Pio Foundation. Performance with the New York Trio with arrangements of popular tenor tunes by the composer. 9/29

2014 Benefit Concert for "Homes for Our Troops". First Congregational Church of Park Ridge, NJ  presents an offering of patriotic and concert music featuring performances by Patricio. Proceeds to benefit "Homes for Our Troops". 5/4


2013 The Harvard Club of New York. Composer performed works by Bach, Chopin, and Molina. 6/16


2012 New York Athletic Club. Gala honoring former President of Chile Michelle Bachelet. Performance of selections from composer's opera La Sargento de la Concepción with the composer on piano. 3/23


2012 St. John Lutheran Church. Performance of original choral music with the composer conducting and playing the organ and piano. 6/9


2012 Master Class with Lang Lang. Held at Manhattan School of Music. 10/1

2012 Instituto Cervantes in NYC. Celebration of the award given to Nicanor Parra with the poet in the audience. Premier of original work A Nicanor Parra performed by the composer.

2011 NJPAC Gala. Performed "Triana" by Albeniz in the main theater in a sold out performance, including a filmed interview of Patricio featuring his life and philosophy on music. 10/2

2010 United for Peace – Tribute to the United Nations Peacekeeping Operations. Carnegie Hall. Performance with the Peace Trio founded by Patricio Molina, featuring tenor Luciano Lamonarca. 12/14

2010 The New York Times Conference Center. Earthquake Relief Concert. Presented by the Gabriela Mistral Foundation and VOCES, The Latino Heritage Network of the New York Times Company. 3/18

 

2010 St. Patrick’s Cathedral in NYC. Benefit concert for Chile after earthquake. 6/6

 

2010 Consulate General of Argentina. Sponsored by the Consul General of Argentina and the Consul General of Chile. Earthquake relief concert. 4/6

2010 Manhattan School of Music. Benefit concert for Chile after earthquake. 3/18

2010 NJPAC Pre-Performance Prelude. Performance of "El Albaicin" by Albeniz. 2/15

2008 The Hackensack Cultural Arts Center. Latin America Art Show / Muestra de arte latinoamericano. Performance and introductions given by Patricio. 5/2

2008 From The Top. Carnegie Hall. Performed Toccata by Mennin as part of television performance with PBS network. 2/24

2008 Lang Lang with the New York Philharmonic. Pre-performance prelude. NJPAC

2008 Itzak Perlman. Pre-performance prelude. NJPAC

2007 Nelson Freire. Pre-performance prelude. NJPAC

2007 Anne-Sophie Mutter. Pre-performance prelude. NJPAC

2006 Concerto Competition Performance at Manhattan School of Music Pre-College. Performance of Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No.  2 as competition winner. 12/16

2006 Wall to Wall Stravinsky. Symphony Space, NYC. Performed Stravinsky's Scherzo for Piano. Reviewed by the New York Times as a "gifted artist". 3/21

2006 Carollo Program Concert. Performed Chopin Scherzo No. 4. NJPAC

 

2005 Young Pianist Competition of New Jersey Winners' Recital. Carnegie's Weill Recital Hall. Performed Bach's Prelude and Fugue in D Major after winning Gold Prize. 6/12 

2003 Chilean Symphonic Orchestra. Performance of Haydn Piano Concerto in D Major along with the Chilean Symphonic Orchestra at the University of Chile. 10/2003

2002 Düsseldorf, Germany. Performance at a celebration of Bach.

2002 Amman Amphitheater, Jordan. Performance in the presence of Jordan’s King Abdulah, sharing the stage with Arabic legend Sabah Fahkre. 2/8


2002 Damascus Opera House, Syria. Performance of Haydn’s Keyboard Concerto in D major Hob. XVIII:11 with the Syrian Symphony Orchestra. 2/3


2001 Teatro Municipal, Chile. Performance of Haydn’s Keyboard Concerto in D major Hob. XVIII:11 with the Chilean Symphony Orchestra. 4/2


1998 Performance with Pavarotti. Patricio at the age of 8 accompanied Luciano Pavarotti as he sang the piece "O Sole Mio".

 

1998 Performance with Herbie Hancock. At 8, he played with jazz legend Herbie Hancock for the Chilean president at the time, Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle.


1994-98 Various Concerts in Chile, including the University of Chile, Chilean Congress, Chilean National TV, Chilean Radio, and others.


1993 Debut on Chilean National TV. At three years old performed original piece "For Soraya" accompanied by a chamber orchestra. 7/13