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Twyla Robinson’s incisive musicianship, ravishing vocal beauty, and dramatic delivery have taken her to the leading concert halls and opera stages of Europe and North America. She has been heard in performance with the London Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Berlin Staatskapelle, The Cleveland Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, and Los Angeles Philharmonic, among others. She has worked with conductors including Christoph Eschenbach, Alan Gilbert, Bernard Haitink, Pierre Boulez, Franz Welser-Möst, Donald Runnicles, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Hans Graf and Michael Tilson Thomas. Ms. Robinson begins this season with her return to the Indianapolis Symphony singing the Verdi Requiem, a work she will reprise later in the season with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra. She will also make her debut singing Dvorak’s Te Deum with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Jaap van Zweeden.Ms. Robinson opened the 2012-2013 season with her first performances of Mendelssohn’s Lobegesang in her debut with the Utah Symphony Orchestra. During the season she returned to the Indianapolis Symphony adding Messiaen’s Poèmes pour Mi to her repertoire. Further concert performances for Ms. Robinson included Beethoven Symphony No.9 with Cincinnati Symphony and

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Twyla Robinson’s incisive musicianship, ravishing vocal beauty, and dramatic delivery have taken her to the leading concert halls and opera stages of Europe and North America. She has been heard in performance with the London Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Berlin Staatskapelle, The Cleveland Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, and Los Angeles Philharmonic, among others. She has worked with conductors including Christoph Eschenbach, Alan Gilbert, Bernard Haitink, Pierre Boulez, Franz Welser-Möst, Donald Runnicles, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Hans Graf and Michael Tilson Thomas.

Ms. Robinson begins this season with her return to the Indianapolis Symphony singing the Verdi Requiem, a work she will reprise later in the season with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra. She will also make her debut singing Dvorak’s Te Deum with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Jaap van Zweeden.Ms. Robinson opened the 2012-2013 season with her first performances of Mendelssohn’s Lobegesang in her debut with the Utah Symphony Orchestra. During the season she returned to the Indianapolis Symphony adding Messiaen’s Poèmes pour Mi to her repertoire. Further concert performances for Ms. Robinson included Beethoven Symphony No.9 with Cincinnati Symphony and Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem with Alabama Symphony. On the opera stage, Ms. Robinson sang the Countess in Le nozze di Figaro with the Orlando Philharmonic and returned to Cincinnati Opera as the Marschallin in Der Rosenkavalier. Recent performances for Ms. Robinson include debuts with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra,Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and the Bavarian Radio Orchestra. She also made her Opera Colorado debut as the Countess in Le nozze di Figaro last season.

In the summer of 2010, she was seen in a performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 8 with Jiří Bělohlávek at the opening night of the BBC Proms, broadcast worldwide on BBC television. She made her Carnegie Hall debut with Robert Spano and the Atlanta Symphony in performances of Leoš Janáček’s Glagolitic Mass and was heard in Zemlinsky’s Lyric Symphony with Christoph Eschenbach and the National Symphony, and with Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the Rotterdam Philharmonic.In the 2010–2011 season, Ms. Robinson made her debut with the New York Philharmonic in performances of Mendelssohn’s Elijah with Alan Gilbert and was heard in performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 with Edo de Waart and the Milwaukee Symphony. She debuted with San Diego Opera as the Marschallin in  Der Rosenkavalier, was heard with the Atlanta Symphony and Robert Spano in performances of Janacek’s Glagolitic Mass in Atlanta and at Carnegie Hall andreturned to the National Symphony for performances of Zemlinsky’s Lyric Symphony with Christoph Eschenbach. Ms. Robinson opened the season with New Jersey Symphony Orchestra in performances of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 and was heard in Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem with David Robertson and the St. Louis Symphony. In the summer of 2011, she was heard in performances of Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 with Robert Spano at the Aspen Music Festival. In high demand for concert performances, Ms. Robinson regularly performs with top orchestras in the United States and Europe. She made her debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic under the baton of Esa-Pekka Salonen in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, which she has also sung with the San Francisco Symphony, Seattle Symphony, The Cleveland Orchestra, and the London Symphony Orchestra at New York’s Avery Fisher Hall and the Barbican Centre in London. The performance in London was released on the LSO Live label.

A frequent soloist with The Cleveland Orchestra, her performances include Strauss’ Four Last Songs, Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass, Verdi’s Requiem, and Alice Ford in Verdi’s Falstaff. She debuted with the National Symphony in performances of Grieg’s Peer Gynt, and with the St. Louis Symphony in Rossini’s Stabat Mater. Further performances include Brahms’ Requiem, Handel's Messiah, Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, and Beethoven’s Christ on the Mount  with Atlanta Symphony.

 

 

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