Robyn Allegra Parton

Lyric-coloratura soprano

British lyric-coloratura soprano Robyn Allegra Parton is described by Opera magazine as "stylish", "dynamic" and "irresistible", and as a "standout" by The Observer.

Robyn made her Royal Opera debut in 2015 as Peg/The Virtues of Things in the Linbury Studio Theatre. She returned to sing Barbarina/Le nozze di Figaro on the main stage, and the title role in Coraline by Turnage for the Royal Opera at the Barbican.

Role creations include Agnes/Nothing by David Bruce (Glyndebourne Festival Opera) and the Narrator/The Sea-Crossed Fisherman by Michael Ellison (Istanbul Music Festival). Other roles include Clelia/Octavia by Reinhard Keiser (Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik), Morgana/Alcina (Ryedale Festival Opera), Mercédès/Carmen (Grand Theatre du Luxembourg), soloist in Monteverdi's L’Orfeo (Bavarian State Opera), and excerpts of Mozart roles in Amadeus for the National Theatre.

Robyn read music at Oxford University and studied singing at the Royal College of Music and English National Opera’s Opera Works. She has sung in concert with orchestras including the Leipzig Gwandhaus Orchester, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra. Her awards include the Helen Clarke Award for Garsington Opera, the Oxford Lieder Festival Prize and an operatic engagement at the Cesti Competition.

Longborough debut: Zerbinetta/Ariadne auf Naxos (2018)