Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Bass-Baritone Morris Robinson is 'Commendatore' in 'Don Giovanni' of Florida Grand Opera from April 16, Miami

[Morris Robinson (Lisa Kohler)]

John Malveaux of sends this news:
“Congratulation to Bass-Baritone Morris Robinson who is currently rehearsing for the role of Commendatore in DON GIOVANNI with the Florida Grand Opera scheduled to open April 16th in Miami”

“A graduate of the Metropolitan Opera Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, Mr. Robinson made his debut at the Metropolitan Opera in their production of Fidelio. He has since appeared there as Sarastro in Die Zauberflöte (both in the original production and in a new children’s English version), the King in Aida, and in roles in Nabucco, Tannhäuser, and the new productions of Les Troyens and Salome.”

“He also appears in Carnegie Hall as part of Jessye Norman’s Honor Festival, and will be presented in recital by The National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC, the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. An Atlanta native, Mr. Robinson is a graduate of The Citadel and received his musical training from the Boston University Opera Institute.


FGO said...

Morris Robinson has worked with us in Carmen, Rigoletto, and Aida. He even did the Grand Opening of the New Ziff Opera House with a performance of Act 2 of La Boheme. We are honored to have him in Miami again.
- Florida Grand Opera

FGO said...

Morris was with us in Rigoletto, Carmen and Aida. He even did the Grand Opening of the New Ziff Opera House with the performance of Act 2 of La Boheme. We're honored to have such a gifted voice with us again.
- Florida Grand Opera