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 summer of 2019, Ms. Robinson travels to Turin, Italy to perform the role of Bess in Porgy & Bess at the Teatro Regio Torino, as well as at the Magnetic Opera Festival in Elba, Italy, followed by her debut in that same renowned work as a company member of The Metropolitan Opera. Later in the season she returns to Opera Orlando in her role debut as Countess Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro, and in 2020 appears with Opera San Jose as the Queen of the Night for their spring production of Die Zauberflöte.
Previous engagements have included performances with Knoxville Opera in the role of Madame Herz and Nella in a double bill production of Mozart's Impresario and Puccini's Gianni Schicchi, as well as Lucia in Knoxville’s touring production of Lucia di Lammermoor. Ms. Robinson was featured as a guest artist and model representing the designer Pyer Moss at the CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund Gala. After great success with her first concert series, Ms. Robinson traveled back to Minnesota to perform at the University of Minnesota’s Monday Guest Artist Recital Series at the Lloyd Ultan Recital Hall, and made her Lincoln Center debut at David Geffen Hall in New York City as the Soprano soloist in Handel’s Messiah.
Ms. Robinson’s international debuts have included performances at the Semperoper Dresden, the Deutsches Theater München, The Charles Bronfman Auditorium in Tel Aviv, Israel, the Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari, Italy, and Opera on the Avalon in Canada. National appearances have included performances with Out of Box Opera, The Handel Choir of Baltimore, Guelph Symphony Orchestra, Greensboro Symphony Orchestra, Salt Marsh Opera, Piedmont Opera, Chautauqua Opera, Crested Butte Music Festival, Light Opera of New York, Sounds of South Dakota, and the Baltimore Municipal Opera. Additional career highlights include her debuts with the Florida Grand Opera as Musetta in La Bohème and Zerlina in Don Giovanni. She has also performed the Queen of the Night (with the legendary Samuel Ramey as Sarastro) and Pamina in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, and as Lakmé with Opera Theatre of the Rockies where 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."
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.
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 and Regional Finalist: Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.