Robin Fisher Soprano OPERATIC ENGAGEMENTS

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Robin Fisher
Soprano
2525 Montgomery Way
Sacramento, CA 95818
Phone: 916/ 995-1761
[email protected]
OPERATIC ENGAGEMENTS
Salzburg Festival
Wuppertal Opera Company
Schönbrunn Palace Opera, Vienna
International Gluck Symposium, Vienna
Staatstheater Braunschweig
Sacramento Opera
Operá de Paris
Prague State Opera
Vienna Neustadt Spring Festival
Staatstheater Wiesbaden
Stadttheater Pforzheim
West Bay Opera
CONCERT APPEARANCES
Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts
Davis, California
Liszt Academy
Budapest, Hungary
Smetana Hall
Prague, Czech Republic
Vienna Chamber Orchestra Concert Series (Competition Winner)
Konzerthaus, Vienna, Austria
Styrian Autumn Contemporary Music Festival (World Premiere)
Graz, Austria
Wuppertal Symphony New Year's Concert
Wuppertal, Germany
Wuppertal Symphony Benefit Concert
Wuppertal, Germany
Contemporary Composers' Series, Société de L'Art Acoustique
Vienna, Austria
International Mozart Symposium, Solo Recital
Blankenburg, Germany
World Premiere of Leopold Mozart's "Missa Solemnis" (first modern edition)
Krems, Austria
Parnassus Chamber Music Series: 3 Solo Recitals
Chicago, Illinois
Solo Recitals 1995-2007
Various University Venues
Orchestra of New Spain
Dallas, Texas
Downer's Grove Oratorio Society
Chicago, Illinois
Early Music Ensemble
Austin, Texas
Amherst Early Music Festival Pasticcio
Amherst, Massachusetts
Frank Phillips College: Solo Recital
Borger, Texas
Southwest Baptist University: Solo Recital
Bolivar, Missouri
Round Top Early Music Festival
Round Top, Texas
Broadway Baptist Church Concert Series
Fort Worth, Texas
Fort Worth Early Music
Fort Worth, Texas
OPERATIC ROLES PERFORMED
Bizet
Burkhardt
Donizetti
Gluck
Gluck
Humperdinck
Lehar
Lehar
Lehar
Mozart
Mozart
Carmen
Das Feuerwerk
Don Pasquale
Orphée
La Corona
Hänsel und Gretel
The Merry Widow
Land des Lächelns
Der Zarewitsch
Die Zauberflöte
Le Nozze di Figaro
Frasquita
Anna
Norina
L'Amour
Meleagro
Sandman, Gretel
Hanna Glawari
Mi
Mascha
Pamina
Susanna
Mozart
Mozart
Mozart
Mozart
Offenbach
Die Entführung
Cosí fan tutte
Le nozze di Figaro
Die Zauberflöte
Orphée aux Enfers
Blonde
Despina
Barbarina
Papagena
Diana
Peri
Rossini
Rossini
Rossini
R. Strauß
Verdi
Weber
Wolf-Ferrari
Zeller
Euridice
Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Il Signor Bruschino
L'occasione fa il ladro
Ariadne auf Naxos
Un Ballo in Maschera
Der Freischütz
Il Campiello
Der Vogelhändler
Nymph
Rosina
Sofia
Berenice
Najade
Oscar
Ännchen
Gasparina
Christl
CONCERT ENGAGEMENTS
 USA
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Bear Valley, California:
 Bear Valley Festival Orchestra: Broadway Gala, Carter Nice, cond.; July 2008
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Yakima, Washginton:
 Yakima Valley Symphony: Bach: “Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen”, March 2008
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Sacramento and Davis, California:
 Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra: Bach Birthday Celebration, 2009
 Davis Choir & Orchestra: Mendelssohn Elijah, 2009
 Gold Country Symphony, Mozart Requiem, April 2006
 CSUS Choirs and Orchestra: Haydn Theresienmesse, April 2006
 Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra: Carmina Burana, April 2005
 Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra: Haydn Harmoniemesse, Mendelssohn
Lobgesang, 2004
Waco, Texas:
 Waco Symphony: Händel Messiah, 2001
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Dallas, Texas:
 Irving Chorale and Orchestra: Vaughan Williams Sea Symphony, 2001
 Orchestra of New Spain: Featured soloist in concerts 1996, 1998, 2001, 2003
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Ft. Worth, Texas:
 Broadway Baptist Church Concert Series: Haydn The Creation, 1998
 Fort Worth Early Music Ensemble Series: Featured soloist in 1996, 1998, 1999
Austin, Texas:
 Austin Early Music: Carissimi Jephta and Purcell King Arthur, 1995
 Round Top Early Music Festival: Baroque Solo Cantatas, 1996
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Chicago:
 Downer's Grove Oratorio Society: Handel Messiah (complete), 1994
 Parnassus Chamber Music Series: 3 Solo Recitals, 1992–94
Atlanta:
 Wieuca Road Baptist Church, Fauré Requiem with orchestra, 2003
 Germany
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Munich Ottobeuren Basilica: Sacramento Choral Society, Haydn Harmoniemesse and
Dvorak Te deum, 2004
International Mozart Symposium: Recital of Mozart Lieder with fortepiano,
Blankenburg, 1990
Wuppertal Symphony New Year's Concert: Featured soloist in 1991
Münster Cathedral: Mozart Mass in C–minor, 1988
 Vienna, Austria
 St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Sacramento Choral Society, Haydn Harmoniemesse and Dvorak
Te deum, 2004
 Vienna Chamber Orchestra Young Artist Competition Winner, 1990
 Contemporary Composers’ Series "Société de L'Art Acoustique" 1987–89
 Prague, Budapest
 Smetana Hall and Liszt Academy, Sacramento Choral Society, Haydn Harmoniemesse
and Dvorak Te deum, 2004
 Graz, Austria
 Styrian Autumn New Music Festival: ORF Radio Broadcast of world premier works,
1988
 California State University, Sacramento
 Solo Recitals 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
 Baylor University School of Music, Waco, Texas
 Solo Recitals 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001
 University of Texas at Austin
 Solo Recitals 1999, 2000
RECORDINGS
The Nightingale Sings: with Laurel Zucker, flute and Gerald Ranck, piano (Cantilena Records)
Haydn’s Harmoniemesse and Dovrak’s Te deum (SCSO; Don Kendrick, cond.)
God be in my Heart: with Stephen Kimbrough, baritone, and Dalton Baldwin, piano, GBGMusik
Swiss Radio, Basel: 25 Mozart Lieder with Siegbert Rampe, Fortepiano and Harpsichord
Austrian Radio, Live Broadcast from Styrian Autumn Festival: World Premiere Performance
ACADEMIC BACKGROUND
University of Texas at Austin (DMA in 2001)
Vienna State Academy of Music and the Performing Arts (1986-89, Diploma)
Hamburg State Academy of Music and the Performing Arts (1983-86)
Hamburg State University (1983-85)
Smith College, Northampton, MA (B.A. in 1983)
San José State University, California (1979-81)
AWARDS
NATS Intern: Teaching Institute
1997
NATS Regional Artist Award 2nd Place
1996
Rotary International Scholarship
1986-88
Fulbright-Hayes Scholarship
1983-85
German Academic Exchange Scholarship 1983
Outstanding German Student
1983
Outstanding Liberal Arts Student
1981
RELATED SKILLS
Fluent in German, proficient in French, Italian
Accomplished pianist
Some dance experience
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