Astrid Robillard is a young, attractive mezzo-soprano who can be likened to A Rosina with a glimpse in her eye, impressing the audience with cascades of fast coloraturas but also a roguish Cherubin and a heart-sore Emilia.
Ms Astrid Robillard gradueted from the University College of Opera in Stockholm 2010 and has also been studying at Operastudio 67 and at the University College in Linköping. Ms Robillard received the Jenny Lind scholarship 2009 and in a consequence of that made a tour in US and Sweden during the spring and summer 2010.
The season 2011/12 she made her debut as Carmen in Bizet’s famous opera with the same name at the stage of MalmöOpera. In spring 2011 she also debuted in the role of Waltraute and also Second Norn in Die Walküre and Götterdämmerung in Värmland Opera’s production of Wagner’s Ring.
Among the roles she has performed you find Isabella and Zulma in l’Italiana in Algeri at Läckö Slott during 2009, Idamante (Idomeneo) and Orlofsky (Die Fledermaus) at the at University College of Opera in Stockholm 2008.
Astrid Robillard’s coming and recent engagements include roles such as Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia at Skånska Operan in Malmö, Sweden, and Dorabella in Così fan tutte at Den Jyske Opera in Aarhus, Denmark.
- Altsolist in Stabat Mater (Pergolesi)
- Carmen in Carmen (Bizet)
- Dido in Dido and Aeneas (Purcell)
- Dorabella in Così fan tutte (Mozart)
- Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Britten)
- Idamante in Idomeneo (Mozart)
- Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus (Strauss)
- Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini)
- Woman in Four Nights of Dream (Osada)
- Zulma in L’Italiana in Algeria (Rossini)
- Zweiter Norm in Götterdämmerung (Wagner)
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