Biography

American soprano Robin Johannsen came to Europe as a young artist with the Deutsche Oper Berlin and joined the company soon after as a soloist. In 2008, following two years with Oper Leipzig, she began her freelance career with a special affinity for the baroque and classical repertoires.
 
Highlights of Robin Johannsen’s recent seasons include her acclaimed debut in the title role of Georg Philipp Telemann’s Emma und Eginhard under René Jacobs; Venere/Giuturna in Amor vien dal destino; her debut with Musikfest Bremen as Konstanze in Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail; the title role in Almira at the Hamburgische Staatsoper; and debuts at Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in Gassmann’s L’Opera seria and at Teatro Regio Torino in Haydn’s Die Schöpfung. In 2015, she debuted the role of Adina in L’elisir d’amore with the Hamburgische Staatsoper and appeared at the Innsbruck Festival of Early Music in Jommeli’s Don Trastullo. Additionally, she appeared as Pamina in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte and Amital in a staged production of his lesser known Betulia liberata.
 
Robin Johannsen has been a frequent guest with many of the major festivals, orchestras and opera houses throughout Europe and North America.She has collaborated with conductors such as René Jacobs, Alessandro De Marchi, Andrea Marcon, Antonello Manacorda, Attilio Cremonesi, Helmuth Rilling, Ottavio Dantone, Celso Antunes, Lukasz Borowicz, Christian Thielemann, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Marin Alsop, and Robert Page.
 
photo by Tatjana Dachsel

Discography

Parnasso in festa

Andrea Marcon

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