Robert Davidson

Robert James Davidson


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“stylish and vibrant” Joanne Sydney Lessner, Opera News

“perform with a true depth of feeling” Gerald Fenech, Classical Music Daily

“shows an understanding of the musical territory and operetta” Michael Beek, BBC Music Magazine

“excellent” – George Hall, BBC Music Magazine

“vibratory” –Helmut Christian Mayer, Opera Online

“superb” – James Jorden, Observer

“devinely delivers the uprising’s universal message of love, acceptance and hope for the future” – Jennifer Pyron, Operawire

“sang securely and acted sympathetically as the hapless Alessio.” – Michael Caruso, Chestnut Hill Local

“played Duke Theseus— a minor third-act part, but one that sets the tone for the entire last third of the opera— with believable presence.” –Tom Purdom, Broad Street Review

“made a sturdy Dr. Bartolo [in Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia] who handled the patter well” –Meche Kroop, Voce di meche

“A tremendous performance (as Miller in Dargomyzhsky’s Rusalka)”–William Leigh Holt, Moorestown Library Opera Roundtable

Robert James Davidson has sung leading roles with numerous professional organizations including New York City Opera, Opera in the Slope Brooklyn, Christman Opera Company NYC, Russian Opera Workshop at the Academy of Vocal Arts, Opera Philadelphia, Ars Tempo Guatemala, and the Sofia Philharmonic. At home in a broad range of styles, his vibrant, flexible voice adds a golden-age touch to opera, operetta, and musical theatre. Robert is a founding member of the Philadelphia Opera Prep Club, a role study club for opera students and professionals. He resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA with his family, where he studies and teaches singing.

Selected Repetoire

  • Il Conte/Bartolo/Figaro Le Nozze di Figaro

  • Don Giovanni/Masetto/Commendatore/Leporello Don Giovanni

  • Guglielmo/Don Alfonso Cosi fan tutte

  • Malatesta Don Pasquale

  • Mephistopheles Faust

  • Raimondo Lucia di Lammermoor

  • Bartolo Il Barbiere di Siviglia

  • Alidoro La Cenerentola

  • Schaunard La Boheme

  • Kaspar Die Freischutz

  • Miller Rusalka

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