Anastasia Robinson, soprano

Anastasia L. Robinson, soprano, is equally at home with opera, oratorio and art song.  Her operatic roles include Queen of the Night and First Lady in The Magic Flute, Annio in La Clemenza di Tito, the title role in Lucia di Lammermoor, Brigitte in Tchaikovsky’s Iolanthe, and Ruth in Chris Patton’s A Family Reunion. Her oratorio repertoire includes Carmina Burana, Handel’s Messiah, Beethoven’s Mass in C, Poulenc’s Gloria, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater, and numerous sacred works of Bach and Mozart.

She has performed as a soloist with The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, Resonance Works | Pittsburgh, The IN Series, Summerland Music Society, Summer Music Associates, Sounds in the Sanctuary, Stage Right, Bel Cantanti Opera, New England Conservatory Opera Theater, and the ensembles of Pittsburgh Opera, Shadyside Presbyterian Chancel Choir, Washington Concert Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, The Washington Chorus, and Opera Boston.  Ms. Robinson was a resident artist with the Ash Lawn Opera Outreach Program.

Ms. Robinson holds a Masters of Music degree from the New England Conservatory of Music.  She maintains a private voice studio in Pittsburgh, PA and is on the faculty of Stage Right! in Greensburg, PA.  A strong advocate for early exposure to the arts and classical music, Ms. Robinson is a teaching artist with Pittsburgh Opera Outreach, an innovative program that improvises opera for children from pre-k to high school.

Ms. Robinson resides in Pittsburgh, PA and loves living in the vibrant Strip District with her husband, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra cellist Charlie Powers, and their three pets, Mischa, Dmitri, and Maizey.  She enjoys exploring the city and surrounding area on foot while marathon training.