Carolyn Dobbin

Mezzo-soprano

Carrickfergus-born mezzo-soprano and Samling scholar Carolyn Dobbin trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and on the Young Artist Programme of Opera Theatre Company in Dublin in 2006.

During 2010, Carolyn Dobbin was a Welsh National Opera Associate Artist and the recipient of the WNO Chris Ball Bursary and the Sir John Moores Award. Carolyn Dobbin has been a member of the Lucerne Theater from 2012-2014.


Previously for Longborough: Third Lady/The Magic Flute (2017)


Recent engagements: Penelope/Il ritorno d’Ulisse, Annio/La clemenza di Tito for Luzern festival, Tisbe/La Cenerentola, Lidwina/Fraulein Bixel und Herr Glück, Flora Bervoix/La traviata (Luzerner Theater); Annina, Flora/La traviata (Bern Stdtheater); Mercédès/Carmen, Second Lady/The Magic Flute (WNO); Janet/The Doctor’s Tale (ROH2); Scipio/Caligula, Hannah/The Passenger (English National Opera); Andronico/Tamerlano (Capella Cracoviensis); Meg Page/Falstaff (Opera Holland Park); Emilia/Otello (Dorset Opera); Maddalena/Rigoletto (Grange Park Opera)


Future engagements: Bradamante/Alcina, title role/Carmen (Luzerner Theater); Polina/Pique Dame (Grange Park Opera); Dream of Gerontius (Portsmouth); Emilia/Otello (Buxton Festival); title role/The rape of Lucretia (The Wexford Opera House)