Brittany Renee Robinson makes her company debut in the 2018-19 season, performing the role of Konstanze in Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio. Recent performances for Ms. Robinson included her house debut as Konstanze at Opera Orlando, the roles of Madame Herz and Nella in a double bill production of Mozart’s Impresario and Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi for Knoxville Opera, as well as Lucia in Knoxville’s Education/Outreach Production of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor. On the concert stage, she performed at University of Minnesota’s Monday Recital Series at the Ted Mann Concert Hall, and made her Lincoln Center debut at the David Geffen Hall in New York City.
Other recent appearances have included her international debuts at the Semperoper Dresden, the Deutsches Theater München, The Charles Bronfman Auditorium in Tel Aviv, Israel, and the Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari, Italy in the role of Bess and Clara with the New York Harlem Theatre World Tour of Gershwin’s Porgy & Bess and Sister Rose in Jake Heggie’s riveting production of Dead Man Walking with Opera on the Avalon in Canada. National debuts have included Konstanze with Salt Marsh Opera’s production of The Abduction from the Seraglio, Musetta in Knoxville Opera’s La bohème, featured soloist with Out of Box Opera, The Handel Choir of Baltimore, Guelph Symphony Orchestra conducted by Judith Yan, Greensboro Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Dmitry Sitkovetsky, as well as participating in Kathleen Battle: The Underground Railroad – A Spiritual Journey as an ensemble member and soloist.
A frequent recitalist, Ms. Robinson has toured with the Siena Chamber Orchestra in Italy and across the United States. Concert engagements include her performance as a featured artist with the Wynton Marsalis’ U.S. Tour of the Abyssinian Mass with Chorale Le Chateau and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, and appearances with the critically acclaimed American Spiritual Ensemble. While in Miami, Ms. Robinson was a guest soloist in the Concert for a New Renaissance and worked closely with the world-renowned jazz flutist Nestor Torres and the Miami Youth Symphony.
Awards and accoldates include Senior Grand Prize Winner: Young Patronesses of the Opera, 3rd Place and Audience Favorite: Harlem Opera Theater Competition, 2nd Place and Scholarship Recipient: The Denver Lyric Opera Guild Competition Award, Rosalind Jackson Memorial Award: Crested Butte Music Festival, The Miriam Goodman Award: Chautauqua Opera and Regional Finalist: Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.
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