Music Alumna wins prestigious award from the Friends of Folkoperan in Stockholm

Robyn Allegra Parton (c) Victoria Cadisch

British soprano Robyn Allegra Parton (Worcester College, 2005) has been awarded the ‘2021 Soloist Award’ by the Friends of Folkoperan in Stockholm. In 2020, Robyn made her debut at the Folkoperan as the title role in Coraline by Mark-Anthony Turnage in Swedish translation. She previously sang the title role in Coraline in 2018 at the Royal Opera House.

Robyn Allegra Parton is a British soprano who has performed at the Royal Opera House, National Theatre, St James’ Piccadilly, Theater Görlitz-Zittau, Teatro di San Carlo, Opéra National du Rhin, and Deutsche Oper Berlin. Festival appearances include the Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Istanbul Music Festival and Longborough Festival Opera. As a concert artist Robyn has performed with ensembles including the Leipzig Gewandhaus, Gustav Mahler Chamber Orchestra, London Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, English Baroque Soloists, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Oxford Philharmonic, Luxembourg Philharmonie and the Royal Oman Symphony Orchestra.

Folkoperan is an opera house in Stockholm, Sweden, at Hornsgatan 72 in the southern district of Södermalm. It is one of Stockholm’s most successful opera houses in terms of audience attendance, and is considered Sweden’s most important stage for freelance opera singers and musicians.

Image (c) Victoria Cadisch.