DAVID ROBINSON

DAVID ROBINSONMexican baritone David Robinson began his career at age 19 as a soloist in Mexico with the National Opera Company, which is housed in the Palace of Fine Arts. He remained five seasons with the company. After he graduated from the university with a Business Management degree with a focus on arts administration, he was granted a Fulbright scholarship, which allowed him to continue his studies of vocal performance in New York and in the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia. Further scholarships took him three times to Tel‐Aviv to participate with the Israel Vocal Arts Institute Summer Program. In the Summer of 2012 he was invited to sing Gabriel von Eisenstein in"Die Fledermaus."

His music studies also included acting, repertoire, vocal technique, composition, piano and viola among others.

In Vienna he sang as a soloist in Theater an der Wien (Luisa Fernanda) with Plácido Domingo and in the Wiener Konzerthaus he performed roles in Leonard Bernstein’s “Candide’ with Kristjan Jävi as the conductor. He has sung as a soloist in the American, European and Asian continents with companies such as New National Opera of Tokyo, Los Angeles Opera, Sarasota Opera, Lyric Opera of San Diego, Opera Society of Hong Kong, Opera North, Connecticut Grand Opera, Palm Beach Opera, Bremen Music Festival, London Symphony Orchestra, Théâtre du Châtelet and the Munich Philharmonic among others; and with Washington National Opera and Opera Orchestra of New York in the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center respectively. His repertoire includes operas such as Falstaff, L'Elsir d'amore, Lucia di Lamermoor, I Pagliacci, La Traviata, Rigoletto, Il Trovatore, Don Carlo, Die Tote Stadt, Le Nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni, Faust and Il Barbiere di Siviglia among others. He has sung more than 60 lead and comprimario roles in his career.

Being a versatile performer David Robinson made his debut in musical theatre in“Man of La Mancha” of which the San Diego Tribune said:"The most impressive and subtle voice belongs to newcomer David Robinson...had clarity and emotional power."

In operetta he sang roles in Lehar's“The Merry Widow”, Strauss'“Die Fledermaus” and in Romberg’s“The Desert Song” of which the Philadelphia Inquirer mentioned:"The show only provides one solo for this role, but David Robinson's remarkable, soaring voice makes you wish for more."

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