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.
The season 2011/12 Astrid will make her debut as Carmen in Bizet’s famous opera with the same name at the stage of MalmöOpera.
In spring 2011 Astrid Robillard 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.
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. She graduated from the University College of Opera in Stockholm spring 2010 and has also been studying at Operastudio 67 and at the University College in Linköping.
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