Edward Robinson

Award: Tutton Award

Year: 2018

Genre: Classical

Instrument/voice type: Voice

Location: Royal Northern College of Music

Website: https://www.edwardrobinsonbaritone.com

Edward is a baritone, based in the North West of England, currently studying for his Master of Music postgraduate degree at the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM). He is under the tutorship of the internationally acclaimed baritone, Quentin Hayes.

Edward’s passion for opera has lead him to perform in a number of innovative productions during his career. Edward’s operatic achievements include the role of Valens in Handel’s Theodora, Bobinet in Offenbach’s La Vie Parisienne, Le Surintendant des plaisirs in Massenet's Cendrillon, Sicario in Verdi's Macbeth, Antonio in Mozart Le Nozze di Figaro and Boy 2 in Bernstein's Trouble in Tahiti. Edward has performed with Dorset Opera festival, Clonter Opera and was on the Young Artist at The Buxton International Festival, 2018. 

As a baritone soloist, Edward has performed at venues such as the Opéra Comique, Paris, Birmingham Symphony Hall and The Sage, Gateshead. Recent concerts as guest soloist, include Bramhs' Requiem, Faure’s Requiem, Haydn’s Creation, Handel's Messiah and Alexander’s Feast, Vaughan Williams’ Five Mystical Songs and a staged performance of his Songs of Travel with the RNCM Chamber Orchestra. Edward also premiered a solo work at the Leeds Lieder Festival, 2017.

On the concert and oratorio platform, Edward’s ensemble experience includes a performance of Schoenberg’s Gurrelieder and Berlioz Requiem at the Grieghallen, Norway and at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall.

Edward studies are generously supported by Help Musicians UK and the Oglesby Charitable Trust.

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