Vernon Proms
Classical Music Festival

Maria in Maria chapdelaine

Christine Robinson

 CHRISTINE ROBINSON is a classically trained soprano living in Penticton, BC. She completed her bachelor's degree in opera performance at UBC where she was an active member of both the University Singers and the UBC Opera Ensemble. Under the tutelage of Marisa Gaetanne and direction of Nancy Hermiston, she performed the roles of Betty Parris in Robert Ward's The Crucible, and the young nun Sister Alice in Poulenc's Dialogues des Carmélites. She also appeared in the choruses of Rusalka (Dvořák), Cendrillon (Massenet), Trial by Jury (Gilbert and Sullivan), and Cosi fan tutte (Mozart). She performed the role of First Wood Sprite in Rusalka in concert with Burnaby Lyric Opera, and most recently ventured into musical theatre to perform the role of Lily in The Secret Garden with Penticton's own Soundstage Productions. She has performed as a soloist and chorus member for numerous orchestras and music ensembles across BC, and is an active chorister and chamber musician in Penticton and throughout the Okanagan.