American tenor Victor Robertson is the one person ever to make is Metropolitan Opera debut, Broadway debut, and Kennedy Center debut all in the same season. His recent successes include the role of Rinaldo Armida in Virginia in 2019, a role he previously sang in the UK’s prestigious Garsington Opera Festival. Victor made his Metropolitan Opera debut in their new 2018 production of Merry Widow as Raoul, and in the same year, his Broadway debut in its longest running show, Phantom of the Opera. Current and future engagements include Remendado Carmen at Cincinnati Opera, Alfredo La Traviata and two titles by Anthony Davis: Central Park 5 and The Life and Times of Malcolm X at Portland Opera and Michigan Opera Theatre. Victor sang his signature role, Count Almaviva Il barbiere di Siviglia, at Minnesota Opera, Michigan Opera Theatre, Manitoba Opera, Portland Opera, Arizona Opera, Opera Carolina, Sarasota Opera, Coeur D’Alene Opera, Toledo Opera and with Santa Cruz Symphony. Other roles in the artist’s repertoire include Tonio La Fille du Regiment at Lyric Opera of Kansas, Ramiro La Cenerentola and the title role Romeo et Juliette at Spoleto Festival, Romeo at Arizona Opera and Atlanta Opera, Fenton Falstaff at Cleveland Lyric Opera, Nemorino L’Elisir d’Amore at Kentucky Opera, title role Les Contes d’Hoffman at Dallas Opera, Nadir Les pecheurs de perles at Toledo Opera and Rinuccio Gianni Schicchi at Opera Carolina. With a natural ability for contemporary music, Victor inaugurated the role of Benny “Kid” Paret in Terence Blanchard’s celebrated Champion in its world premiere in 2017 at Washington National Opera and later revived the role at Michigan Opera Theatre and at Opera de Montreal. He appeared as Hosea Williams in Douglas Tappin’s I Dream, a piece based upon a series of dreams, reminiscences and premonitions leading up to a fateful moment in modern American history—the assassination of Dr Martin Luther King—soon to be revived in North Carolina.
Other significant highlights include Candide at Opera National de Lorraine in France, Rodolfo in Zambello’s La Boheme at Royal Albert Hall in London, Euremedes in Orpheus at New York City Opera, and Sportin’ Life in Francesca Zambello’s production of Porgy and Bess Los Angeles, Sportin Life in Capetown Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Welsh National Opera, English National Opera, Scottish National Opera, Israeli National Opera, Dallas Opera, and Spoleto Festival. He also appeared as Making his off-Broadway debut, Victor joined the cast of Three Mo’ Tenors at the Little Schubert Theatre in 2007- 8 and remained with the show when it toured the US and when it went on to play the Edinburgh Festival, in Moscow, the Dominican Republic, and the UK’s Henley Festival. The artist made his professional debut in Baz Luhrmann’s Rent, an adaptation of Puccini’s La Bohème, at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles in a record 82 sold-out performances, for which he won the coveted Ovation Award in 2004.