Robin Tritschler


TRITSCHLER RobinAcclaimed for his "radiantly lyrical" voice, Irish tenor Robin Tritschler has garnered praise from critics and audiences for his performances.  In concert, Robin has appeared with many leading orchestras including the London Philharmonic Orchestra (Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Vladimir Jurowski), L’Orchestre National de Lyon (Yutaka Sado), Gulbenkian Foundation Lisbon, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (Edo de Waart), the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra (Philippe Herreweghe), the Moscow Virtuosi (Vladimir Spivakov), and the BBC Philharmonic (Juanjo Mena).  With the RTE Concert Orchestra, Robin performed the Messiah before Pope Benedict XVI to celebrate the 80th Anniversary of the Vatican State, and gave the UK premiere of CPE Bach’s St John Passion with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra under Kirill Karabits.

With Welsh National Opera, Robin’s operatic roles include Count Almaviva (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Nemorino (L’elisir d’amore), Narraboth (Salome), Ferrando (Così fan tutte), Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni) and Belmonte (Die Entführung aus dem Serail). He recently made his debut with the Royal Opera, Covent Garden in Wozzeck, and with the Garsington Opera as Ferrando. Robin also enjoys performing contemporary opera, creating the tenor roles in Roger Waters’ Ça Ira and Will Gregory’s Piccard in Space, and appearing in Jonathan Harvey’s Wagner Dream (WNO) and productions of John Cage’s Europeras 1 & 2 and Louis Andriessen’s De Materie with the RuhrTriennale Festival.

Robin frequently appears in recital at London’s Wigmore Hall with leading accompanists Graham Johnson, Malcolm Martineau, Iain Burnside and Julius Drake.  He has also performed recitals at many other renowned venues such as the Köln Philharmonie, Het Concertgebouw, and the Kennedy Centre (Washington DC), and at the Aldeburgh Festival, Aix-en-Provence Festival, the KlavierfestRuhr and the West Cork Chamber Music Festival.  In 2012 Robin was selected as a BBC New Generation Artist and has broadcast extensively with their orchestras, including appearing at the BBC Prom. He also broadcasts regularly across Europe, including the Britten Centenary Song recitals for Radio France and Danish Radio.  His growing discography includes a critically acclaimed recording of Britten's Winter Words with Malcolm Martineau (Onyx), Poulenc: The Complete Songs with Graham Johnson (Hyperion), a recording of World War One songs with Malcolm Martineau, and a Britten and Schubert disc with Iain Burnside as part of the Wigmore Live series.

Robin’s recent highlights include an appearance at the BBC Proms with the Halle Orchestra conducted by Sir Mark Elder and an all Schubert recital at the Wigmore Hall with Malcolm Martineau. In the 2016/17 season he performs Beethoven’s Leonora with the Bayerische Rundfunk, Elijah on tour with Pygmalion (Raphael Pichon), Mendelssohn’s 2nd Symphony with the NDR Hannover and Mozart’s Requiem with the London Philharmonic Orchestra (Nathalie Stutzmann). He will make his debut with the Teatro Colon, Buenos Aires in De Materie.