Brianna J. Robinson
Soprano Brianna J. Robinson returns to Boston Lyric Opera in the 22/23 season as a Jane & Steven Akin Emerging Artist for her third season, where she covered Mimi in La Boheme and stepped into the role of Julie in the New England premiere of Omar. During her time with BLO she has performed the role of Lucy in Spears’ Fellow Travelers, and covered three principal roles in The Handmaid’s Tale. This season, Ms. Robinson will make her concert debut with several orchestras, including the Akron Symphony Orchestra, Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra/New World Chorale, and the Handel and Haydn Society. Ms. Robinson was named a finalist in the 2021 Benjamin Matthews Vocal Competition with Opera Ebony. In January 2020, Ms. Robinson was awarded first prize at the 6th Getting to Carnegie Competition at Carnegie Hall, New York City. She has participated in international programs including the Berlin Opera Academy and Opernfest Prague. She made her international debut in Ruse, Bulgaria in 2021 creating the role of Ophelia in the world premiere of Joseph Summer’s Hamlet. Ms. Robinson is a proud graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University and the Eastman School of Music.