Columbus Symphony Orchestra Guest Artists

Twyla Robinson


Twyla Robinson’s incisive musicianship, ravishing vocal beauty, and dramatic delivery have taken her to the leading concert halls and opera stages of Europe and North America. She has been heard in performance with the London Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Berlin Staatskapelle, The Cleveland Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, and Los Angeles Philharmonic, among others. She has worked with conductors including Christoph Eschenbach, Alan Gilbert, Bernard Haitink, Pierre Boulez, Franz Welser-Möst, Donald Runnicles, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Hans Graf and Michael Tilson Thomas.

Ms. Robinson begins this season with her return to the Indianapolis Symphony singing the Verdi Requiem, a work she will reprise later in the season with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra. She will also make her debut singing Dvorak’s Te Deum with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Jaap van Zweeden. Ms. Robinson opened the 2012-2013 season with her first performances of Mendelssohn’s Lobegesang in her debut with the Utah Symphony Orchestra. During the season she returned to the Indianapolis Symphony adding Messiaen’s Poèmes pour Mi to her repertoire. Further concert performances for Ms. Robinson included Beethoven Symphony No. 9 with Cincinnati Symphony and Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem with Alabama Symphony. On the opera stage, Ms. Robinson sang the Countess in Le nozze di Figaro with the Orlando Philharmonic and returned to Cincinnati Opera as the Marschallin in Der Rosenkavalier.