Robert Norman Bio

norman Tenor, Robert Norman is thrilled to making his Rimrock Opera debut as Giles Corey. Finding much joy and success in the Character Tenor repertoire, he has performed across the west coast with companies such as Opera Santa Barbara, Opera Las Vegas, Intimate Opera Company, OperaWorks, and at the Bear Valley Music Festival. He received his Masters Degree from CSU Northridge where he performed several roles including the Witch in Hänsel und Gretel and Sam Kaplan in Street Scene. Robert was selected to be a member of the Opera Santa Barbara Young Artist Program, where he performed as Dr. Caius in Falstaff and Benvolio in Roméo et Juliette. In 2011, Robert was a Los Angeles District winner at the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, and finished the year with a two-week tour to sold out concert halls across Japan with the famed Roger Wagner Chorale. His favorite roles include Monostatos in Die Zauberflöte, Gastone in La traviata, Basilio in Le nozze di Figaro, and Goro in Madama Butterfly. This season Mr. Norman will appear as Tanzmeister in Ariadne auf Naxos with Larchmont Opera Forum, Boy 1 in Trouble in Tahiti with Pacific Opera Project and in Haydn’s The Creation with the Wagner Ensemble.