Robyn Allegra Parton

Robyn Allegra Parton

Lyric Coloratura Soprano

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«"Robyn Allegra Parton proved irresistible as an Essex-girl Zerlina— a dynamic stage presence throughout, but at her seductive best in Vedrai carino"»
Opera Magazine: Zerlina, Don Giovanni - Co-Opera Co (2016)
«"The work is confidently delivered by the Southbank Sinfonia under Sian Edwards with a group of young principals. Among them, Stuart Jackson’s phlegmatic Pierre and Robyn Allegra Parton’s increasingly troubled Agnes provide standouts. "»
The Guardian: Agnes, Nothing, Bruce - Glyndebourne Festival Opera (2016)
«“Cellist Carla Rovirosa Guals’s sensationally soulful obbligato to an equally succulent aria by Robyn Allegra Parton (Morgana) made it the evening’s highlight.“ Alcina»
Opera Magazine: Morgana, Alcina - Ryedale Festival Opera (2016)
2016Handel: AlcinaMorgana
2015Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroBarbarina
2015Gluck: Orfeo ed EuridiceAmore
2015Verdi: Un ballo in mascheraOscar
2014Janáček : The Cunning Little VixenThe Vixen (bystrouška, Sharp-ears)
2013Purcell: Dido and AeneasBelinda
2012Mozart: Die ZauberflöteKönigin Der Nacht (queen Of The Night)
2012Mozart: Don GiovanniZerlina
2011Bizet: CarmenMercédès

Bio

Robyn Allegra Parton's operatic appearances include Barbarina in Le Nozze di Figaro and Peg in The Virtues of Things (Royal Opera House, Covent Garden), Agnes in Nothing (Glyndebourne Festival Opera), Mercédès in Carmen (Opéra-Comique de Paris), Ensemble and Soloist in Monteverdi's L'Orfeo (Bayerische Staatsoper) and Belinda in Dido and Aeneas (Britten–Pears Young Artist Programme). In 2016, Robyn made debuts at the Istanbul Music Festival as Narrator in Ellison's The Sea-Crossed Fisherman, as Morgana in Alcina for Ryedale Festival Opera, and with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra at the Edinburgh International Festival in Schumann's Manfred. She is currently performing in Peter Schaffer's Amadeus at the National Theatre in London. At the 2016 Cesti International Voice Competition Robyn was awarded a role in Keiser's Octavia for the Innsbrucker Festwochen für Alte Musik 2017. She was a finalist in the 2012 Kathleen Ferrier Awards, is the recipient of the Helen Clarke Award (Garsington Opera), Oxford Lieder Festival Prize, and was a semifinalist in Berlin's Das Lied competition. She has performed with orchestras including the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the London Philharmonic, the Royal Philharmonic, the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and the Leipzig Gwandhaus Orchester, and appears regularly in recital.
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Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Strauss R.: Ariadne auf Naxos Zerbinetta Longborough Festival Opera 2018
Handel: Alcina Morgana Immediately Ryedale Festival Opera 2016
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro Barbarina Immediately Royal Opera House 2015
Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice Amore Immediately Royal Opera House 2015
Verdi: Un ballo in maschera Oscar 24 hours Iford Arts 2015