" Brittany Renee Robinson dazzles with virtuosity." - The Day
Sister Rose's Aria & Duet with Sister Helen
Konstanze's second aria (I defy the pain)
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Hailed by the South Florida Classical for her “luminous tones” and “lush voice,” soprano Brittany Renee Robinson amazes audiences with her finesse and shimmering stage presence. In 2016-2017 she makes her international debuts at the Semperoper Dresden, the Deutsches Theater München, The Charles Bronfman Auditorium in Tel Aviv, Israel, and at the Petruzzelli Opera House in Bari, Italy in the role of Bess and Clara with the New York Harlem Theatre World Tour of Porgy & Bess. She also makes her debut as Konstanze in the a new Josh Shaw production of The Abduction from the Seraglio with Salt Marsh Opera, as a guest soloist with the Handel Choir & Orchestra of Baltimore, returns to the role of Musetta in Knoxville Opera's Education/Outreach Production of La Bohème, and will perform the role of Sister Rose in Jake Heggie's riveting production of Dead Man Walking with Opera on the Avalon in Canada.
In 2015-2016, she was as a soloist with the Guelph Symphony Orchestra performing in their Season Opening Gala Concert conducted by Judith Yan, was featured as the Soprano Soloist in Haydn's Creation with the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Dmitry Sitkovetsky, was honored to part of Kathleen Battle: The Underground Railroad - A Spiritual Journey as an ensemble member and soloist, and reprised the role of the Queen of the Night with Piedmont Opera's production of The Magic Flute.
Ms. Robinson has performed with companies such as Chautauqua Opera, Opera on the Avalon, Crested Butte Music Festival, Opera Theatre of the Rockies, Light Opera of New York, Sounds of South Dakota, Bay Area Summer Opera Theatre Institute (BASOTI), The American Institute of Musical Studies (AIMS), and the Baltimore Municipal Opera. Other career highlights include her debut with the Florida Grand Opera as Musetta in La Bohème, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, Yvette in La Rondine, and the Page in Rigoletto. She has also performed the Queen of the Night (with the legendary Samuel Ramey as Sarastro) and Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, as the title role of Lakme with Opera Theatre of the Rockies, for which her performance was praised by The Gazette as "a performance which words can do no justice, her crystal clear yet sultry voice produced a sound and spirit that equals her sensual and artistic achievement." Other roles include Tytania in Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream, Adele in Die Fledermaus, Blondchen in Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Lucia in Lucia di Lammermoor, Sr. Constance in Dialogues des Carmelites, Cleopatra in Giulio Cesare, Olympia & Antonia in The Tales of Hoffmann, Alice Ford in The Merry Wives of Windsor, and Mrs. Nordstrom in A Little Night Music.
A frequent recitalist, Ms. Robinson has toured with the Siena Chamber Orchestra in Italy and across the United States. Recent 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. Ms. Robinson’s prestigious awards 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, Regional Finalist: MET National Council Auditions, Pikes Peak Opera League Grant Winner, and 2nd Place: Leontyne Price Vocal Arts Competition for Emerging Artists. Ms. Robinson received her Bachelor and Graduate degrees from The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, and she currently resides in New York City.
" Brittany Renee Robinson dazzles with virtuosity." - The Day
"Brittany Robinson smoldered as the Queen of the Night....Robinson rocks this famous aria aria. Her incandescent and flexible voice reaches down deep into the song and then soars with it to the moon." - Winston-Salem Journal
"Brittany as the Queen of the night is a force of nature." - Opera Lively
" Brittany Robinson stopped the show with her spectacular singing and believable acting in the aria."- CVNC
"Robinson’s singing was stunningly beautiful. Her arias of “With verdure clad” and “On mighty wings” were some of the musical highlights of the evening. Her range and lovely timbre were especially impressive." - CVNC
Brittany Joins the roster of Cadenza Artists!!
"Ms. Robinson mastered the difficult coloratura of the signature aria, and floated the frequent high notes that the role demands with purity and sureness." - Opera Pronto
"Lakme soars thanks to soprano Robinson in the title role."
Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra performing the acclaimed Abyssinian Mass. An amazing work featuring Chorale Le Chateau and conducted by Damien Sneed.
Brittany wins 3rd Place and Audience Choice Award at the 2013 Harlem Opera Theater Competition
Brittany is the Senior Grand Prize Winner of the Young Patronesses of the Opera Competition in Miami, FL!
Brittany receives 2nd place in the Denver Lyric Opera Guild Competition!
|Jan 15, 2014||Operetta & The Silver Screen Concert with the Light Opera of New York||New York, NY||Performance|
|Feb 27, 2014||Lakme with Opera Theatre of the Rockies||Colorado Springs, CO||Performance|
|Mar 01, 2014||Lakme with Opera Theatre of the Rockies||Colorado Springs, CO||Performance|
|Mar 02, 2014||Lakme with Opera Theatre of the Rockies||Colorado Springs, CO||Performance|
|Jun 19, 2014||A Midsummer Night's Dream with Opera on the Avalon||St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada||Performance|
|Jun 20, 2014||A Midsummer Night's Dream with Opera on the Avalon||St John's, Newfoundland, Canada||Performance|
|Jun 21, 2014||A Midsummer Night's Dream with Opera on the Avalon||St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada||Performance|
|Oct 19, 2014||Afternoon of Arias and Musical Theater with Three on 3 Presents||New York, NY||Performance|
|Dec 06, 2014||Puffin Music Festival with the Harlem Opera Theater||Teaneck, NJ||Performance|
|Dec 14, 2014||Messiah Concert with The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock||Manhassett, NY||Performance|
|Feb 26, 2015||Haydn's Creation with the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra||Greensboro, NC||Performance|
|Feb 28, 2015||Haydn's Creation with the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra||Greensboro, NC||Performance|
|Mar 13, 2015||The Magic Flute with Piedmont Opera||Winston-Salem, NC||Performance|
|Mar 15, 2015||The Magic Flute with Piedmont Opera||Winston-Salem, NC||Performance|
|Mar 17, 2015||The Magic Flute with Piedmont Opera||Winston-Salem, NC||Performance|
|Oct 24, 2015||Gala Concert with Guelph Symphony Orchestra||Guelph, Ontario, Canada||Performance|
|Feb 13, 2016||Pyer Moss Fashion Show||New York, NY||Performance|
|Jul 08, 2016||Porgy & Bess Tour||Dresden, Germany||Performance|
|Oct 07, 2016||The Abduction from the Seraglio with Salt Marsh Opera||Stonington, CT||Performance|
|Oct 08, 2016||The Abduction from the Seraglio with Salt Marsh Opera||Stonington, CT||Performance|
|Oct 09, 2016||The Abduction from the Seraglio with Salt Marsh Opera||Stonington, CT||Performance|
|Oct 14, 2016||The Abduction from the Seraglio with Salt Marsh Opera||Stonington, CT||Performance|
|Oct 16, 2016||The Abduction from the Seraglio with Salt Marsh Opera||Stonington, CT||Performance|
|Oct 21, 2016||Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir||New Haven, CT||Performance|
|Dec 10, 2016||Handel Choir & Orchestra of Baltimore: Handel's Messiah||Baltimore, MD||Performance|
|Dec 11, 2016||Handel Choir & Orchestra of Baltimore: Handel's Messiah||Baltimore, MD||Performance|
|Jan 02, 2017||La Bohème||Knoxville, TN||Performance|
|Feb 01, 2017||American Spritiual Ensemble Winter Tour||,||Performance|
|Feb 26, 2017||Porgy & Bess at the Charles Bronfman Auditorium||Tel Aviv, Israel||Performance|
|May 12, 2017||Porgy & Bess at the Petruzzelli Opera House||Bari, Italy||Performance|
|May 13, 2017||Porgy & Bess at the Petruzzelli Opera House||Bari, Italy||Performance|
|May 14, 2017||Porgy & Bess at the Petruzzelli Opera House||Bari, Italy||Performance|
|Jun 16, 2017||Dead Man Walking with Opera on the Avalon||St. John's, Canada||Performance|
|Jun 17, 2017||Dead Man Walking with Opera on the Avalon||St. John's , Canada||Performance|
|Jul 29, 2017||Beethoven's 9th Symphony||Poconos, PA||Performance|
|Oct 19, 2017||Recital||Minneapolis, MN||Performance|
|Jan 20, 2018||Turandot with Knoxville Opera||Knoxville, TN||Performance|