Peter Robinson, Conductor
Recent and future plans include Mikado at ENO Fidelio La Wally Falstaff and Wolf-Ferrari’s I Gioielli della Madonna with Opera Holland Park The Rape of Lucretia and The Bartered Bride with British Youth Opera a Double Bill at the Royal Academy of Music and a Triple Bill of La Navarraise Le Portrait de Manon & Comedy on the Bridge at the Guildhall School.
He is invited back to Australia regularly as guest conductor for all the major opera companies and symphony orchestras and recent performances have included Aida Lucia di Lammermoor La Fanciulla del West Cosi fan tutte and Romeo & Juliette. He has also appeared in Canada Mexico Hong Kong and Italy and conducted for Scottish Opera Kent Opera and Opera Factory London. For television he has conducted Jonathan Miller’s productions of The Mikado and Cosi fan tutte and for Channel 4 The Marriage of Figaro.
In the concert hall he has conducted most of the major British orchestras including the LSO LPO RPO Hallé and BBC Philharmonic and appears regularly in concerts and broadcasts with the BBC Concert Orchestra.
During a long collaboration with Raymond Gubbay and David Freeman Peter Robinson conducted Madam Butterfly Tosca Aida and Carmen at the Royal Albert Hall. In recent seasons he has appeared in concert with the Queensland Royal Philharmonic BBC Concert and Northern Sinfonia Orchestras. Most recent engagements include The Marriage of Figaro for West Australian Opera Madam Butterfly Romeo and Juliet Andrea Chenier La bohéme Turandot and La Traviata with Opera Queensland Die Zauberflöte with Opera Zuid in HollandFalstaff at Scottish Opera La Gioconda Un Ballo in Maschera L’amore dei tre re Rigoletto Fidelio Luisa Miller and Andrea Chénier with Opera Holland Park and Madam Butterfly and Carmen Royal Albert Hall.
He teaches and coaches singers regularly at the National Opera Studio and at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and is the Artistic Director of British Youth Opera with which company he has conducted recent productions of Albert Herring Eugene Onegin Roméo et Juliette The Magic Flute The Rape of Lucretia The Rake’s Progress and La Boheme.