J E N N A   R O B E R T S O N
Soprano | Artist/Performance Maker | Arts Leader


More dates added as they are confirmed.

Violetta, Verdi | La traviata in Concert

Albany Entertainment Centre, Albany, WA

18th September 2021, 7.30pm

Returning to Albany after the 2019 Albany Arts Festival highlight The Opera Gala, internationally acclaimed baritone José Carbó stars in his signature role of the powerful father, Giorgio Germont. Scottish-Australian soprano Jenna Robertson stars in the title role of Violetta Valery and Albany conductor Neville Talbot makes an exciting operatic conducting debut.   Featuring the Albany Chamber Orchestra and an Albany Community Chorus.


Performed in Italian with English surtitles.

Violetta, Verdi | La traviata

Opera Hunter, Newcastle, NSW

17th July - 1st August 2021

With Opera Hunter Chorus and Lake Macquarie Philharmonic Orchestra

Performed in English (English National Opera translation)

Warners Bay Theatre, Lake Macquarie Performing Arts Centre, NSW

Participating Artist, Us and All of This: Creative Development with Creator Liesel Zink

Home of the Arts, Gold Coast, QLD

6-10th October 2020

Creator - Liesel Zink

Sound Artist - Lawrence English

Designed for large outdoor spaces, Us and all of this is a public space dance performance which gathers over 100 local performers in the exploration of shifts in our global environment. Choreographically, Us and all of this investigates how a mass of bodies can be reflective of physical landscapes while also examining and questioning larger social and political structures.

Around the World: A solo recital with pianist Alex Raineri

Brisbane Music Festival, Streamed Online from Brisbane

Saturday 12th September 2020, Streaming 6pm Brisbane time

Performance #8 in the 2020 Brisbane Music Festival 'Streamed Series'


An artistic response to the restrictions currently in place regarding global travel, you are invited to pour yourself a glass of wine, relax, and join Scottish-Australian soprano Jenna Robertson and BMF Artistic Director Alex Raineri for a journey around the world through song. ‘Around the World’ features a mix of operatic arias, art-song, jazz standards and traditional songs from the British Isles that encompass a kaleidoscopic spectrum of fascinating stories.

Spirit Orphan: Residency with Composer Corrina Bonshek

Lower Beechmont & Beechmont, QLD

2nd - 27th August 2020


Residency to develop new music and sounds with acclaimed composer Corrina Bonshek for Jenna's new site-responsive, community-engaged opera and dance work, Spirit Orphan.   

This residency is supported by Arts Queensland.

Participant, Inaugural BMP Producer Academy

Beth Morrison Projects, New York

4th August 2020 - 1st October 2020


Jenna is one of 30 participants selected globally for this online academy with global leaders in contemporary opera, Beth Morrison Projects, New York, USA.


An extension of BMP’s Next Gen program, the Producer Academy provides in-depth insights and skill development for the creation, development, and production of contemporary opera and music theatre works. 

Spirit Orphan: Research & Development

Lower Beechmont, QLD

March to August 2020


Research and Development phase for the development of Jenna's new site-responsive, community engaged opera and dance work, Spirit Orphan.   


This work is supported through City of Gold Coast and Salamanca Arts Centre program Generate GC.  Generate GC is a City of Gold Coast initiative in partnership with the internationally acclaimed Salamanca Arts Centre's program Situate - Art in Festivals.

INCITE Masterclass

Force Majeure, Sydney, NSW

7 & 8 March 2020

Carriageworks, Sydney

Artistic Director Danielle Micich and Ghenoa Gela provide an introduction to the unique Force Majeure devising process, focusing on how to generate movement and text both as a director and performer. 

Star Spangled Opera Gala with Willoughby Symphony Orchestra

Pacific Opera, Sydney, NSW

Saturday 15th February 2020, 7.30pm and Sunday 16th February 2020 2.00pm

The Concourse, Chatswood, Sydney


Dr Nicholas Milton AM conductor

Willoughby Symphony Orchestra

Willoughby Symphony Choir

Pacific Opera soloists featuring Jenna Robertson in Cunegonde's aria Glitter and be Gay from Bernstein's Candide.

Final Concert, Opera Performance Summer Program

Cuskelly College of Music, Brisbane, QLD

Friday 17th January 2020, 6pm

Christine Hartland Centre, St Aidan's Anglican Girls School, Ruthven St, Corinda, Brisbane, Qld

The Summer Program concludes with a world class concert, showcasing the work of individuals who have excelled throughout the course.  Jenna will perform the part of Helmwige in Wagner's Ride of the Valkyries scene (With other singers and accompanied by PIANO! She's definitely not a wagnerian!)

Pianist - Richard Lewis (Scottish Opera, ENO, Opera Queensland).  Tickets available Jan 2020.

Lauretta, Puccini | Gianni Schicchi *Role debut*

Cuskelly College of Music, Opera Performance Summer Program, Brisbane, QLD

Thursday 16th January 2020, 5.30pm

Christine Hartland Centre, St Aidan's Anglican Girls School, Ruthven St, Corinda, Brisbane, Qld

Fully staged production of Puccini's Il Trittico.

conducted by Richard Lewis (Scottish Opera, ENO, Opera Queensland)

Directed by Cheryl Barker AO and Peter Coleman-Wright AO

with the Summer Festival Orchestra 

Tickets available Jan 2020.

Nedda, Leoncavallo | Pagliacci *Role debut*

NIDA Festival of Emerging Artists 2019, Sydney, Australia

10th December 2019, 8pm

14th December 2019, 2pm

Reg Grundy Studio, National Institute of Dramatic Art, Sydney, NSW

Directed by Justice Jones and Conducted by Sam Weller

Set and Costume Design by Meiko Wong, Lighting Design by Amellia Bruderlin, Video Design by Susie Henderson

Creative Development Showing

Bleach* Festival, Gold Coast, QLD

Thursday 28th November 2019, 6pm

Burleigh Beach, Gold Coast, QLD

Creative Team: Sally Blackwood, Vanessa Tomlinson, Lawrence English

Artist Lab #1 and #2 | Generate GC

Gold Coast, QLD

Lab #1: September 26-28th 2019 

Lab #2: November 9-17th 2019

GENERATE GC provides an exciting opportunity for Gold Coast artists and creative practitioners to push boundaries, take creative risks and develop concepts that respond to the unique potential of Gold Coast communities and environments.  

GENERATE GC is a City of Gold Coast initiative delivered in partnership with the internationally acclaimed Salamanca Arts Centre program, Situate - Art in Festivals to support outstanding early career artists and creative practitioners to develop new experimental artworks for the festival environment.

An Evening with Australia's Premier Baritone José Carbó, with Jenna Robertson, Soprano and Šárka Budínská, Piano

Music Appreciation Group, Gold Coast, QLD

Wednesday 9th October 2019, 7pm

Aveo Robina, Gold Coast, QLD

José Carbó, Jenna Robertson and John Martin in Concert

Hunters Hill Music, Sydney, NSW

Sunday 29th September 2019, 2.30pm

Hunters Hill Town Hall, Hunters Hill, Sydney

Masterclass with John Bell AO, OBE

Coast Opera Australia, Gosford, NSW

Saturday 7th September 2019, 1.00-3.30pm

Parkview Room Concert Hall, Central Coast Leagues Club, Gosford, NSW


This is an exceptional opportunity to hear from John Bell AO, OBE of Bell Shakespeare Renown, Sydney Opera House as he instructs our Emerging Artists in an acting masterclass designed specifically for singing.  John founded The Bell Shakespeare Company in 1990 where he served as Director until 2015. His productions include over 15 of Shakespeare’s greatest works, which have been played to almost 2.5 million Australians. The Bell Shakespeare Company currently resides at the Sydney Opera House.

Last Night of the Proms with Willoughby Symphony

Pacific Opera, Sydney, NSW

Saturday 24th August 2019, 7.30pm and Sunday 25th August 2019, 2.00pm

The Concourse, Chatswood, Sydney


Since its spectacular inception, Willoughby Symphony’s Last Night of the Proms extravaganza has regularly performed to cheering sold out audiences.  Experience an unforgettable night of unbridled enthusiasm in our 2019 edition as the full Orchestra and Choir combine with Sydney’s Pacific Opera in a massive concert featuring Pomp and Circumstance, Jerusalem, Rule Britannia, and other beloved symphonic and choral favourites.

Pacific Opera visits Northside Opera

Pacific Opera, Sydney, NSW

Monday 19th August 2019, 10am

Jenna will present Violetta's act 3 aria from La traviata.

in the Undercroft at St David's Uniting Church, 454 Pacific Highway, Lindfield NSW 2070


Pacific Opera returns to Northside Opera Study Group to speak about their mission to provide young singers with quality insights and experience into the world of opera as a career. Featuring performances by Pacific Opera's talented young artists.  Morning tea is included as well as access to borrowing items from an extensive library of DVDs.

Australia's Premier Baritone José Carbó with soprano Jenna Robertson and pianist John Martin

Mosman Concert Series, Sydney, NSW

Sunday 14th July 2019, 2.30pm

Blessed Sacrament Church, 62 Bradleys Head Road, Mosman, Sydney

Hunters Hill Music Society presents Pacific Opera

Hunters Hill Music, Sydney, NSW

Sunday 23rd June 2019, 2.30pm

Jenna will present Lucia's act 1 Aria from Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor.

Hunters Hill Town Hall, Hunters Hill, Sydney

Featuring soloists from Pacific Opera, presented and curated by Simon Kenway.

The Chairman's Dinner & Recital

Pacific Opera, Sydney, NSW

Friday 21st June 2019, 7.00pm

The Victoria Room, The Automobile Club of Australia

89 Macquarie Street, Sydney

Jenna Robertson and Jill Sullivan with Šárka Budinská in Autumn Harmony

Music Appreciation Group, Gold Coast, QLD

Wednesday 10th April 2019, 7pm

Aveo Robina, Gold Coast, QLD

Soprano Jenna Robertson and mezzo soprano, Jill Sullivan join with pianist Šárka Budínská for an

evening of beautiful songs and duets, showcasing the blend of their voices.

Masterclass with Deborah Humble

Pacific Opera, Sydney, NSW

Monday 8th April 2019, 7pm - 10pm

Level 2, The Opera Centre, 480 Elizabeth St, Surry Hills, Sydney

Pacific Opera presents a masterclass with internationally renowned dramatic mezzo-soprano Deborah Humble as she works with artists from Pacific Opera's 2019 Program.

Soloist for Holland America Line Signature Experience

Pacific Opera, Sydney Opera House, NSW

Saturday 6th April 2019

Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House

The Opera Gala

2019 Albany Arts Festival, Albany, WA

Saturday 30th March 2019, 7.30pm

Princess Royal Theatre, Albany Entertainment Centre, Albany, WA

This Albany Arts Festival highlight sees internationally acclaimed baritone José Carbó and Scottish-Australian Soprano, Jenna Robertson, perform alongside John Martin, one of Australia's most loved pianists and special guests the Albany Choral Society conducted by Neville Talbot.

An Evening with Australia's Premier Baritone, José Carbó

Opera Lovers WA, Perth, WA

Tuesday 26th March 2019, 6-8pm

Steinway Showroom, West Leederville, Perth, WA


Argentine-Australian José Carbó has performed in the leading opera houses of the world including Teatro alla Scala, Teatro Real Madrid, Los Angeles Opera, Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Seattle Opera and more. At Opera Australia, José recently gave his 50th performance of Germont in La Traviata, and for his portrayal of Alfio/Tonio in Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci, received his third Helpmann nomination and a Green Room Award nomination.  José will delight Opera Lovers with an informal evening of singing and stories with pianist David Wickham and a guest appearance by soprano Jenna Robertson before their performance in the Albany Arts Festival.

Guest Performer, Women in Resources Awards Dinner

Chamber of Minerals and Energy WA, Perth, WA

Friday 15th March 2019

Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, WA

Special guest speaker and performer for the 2019 Women in Resources Awards.

Masterclass with Liane Keegan

Pacific Opera, Sydney, NSW

Tuesday 12th March 2019, 7pm

St Stephen's Uniting Church, 197 Macquarie St, Sydney

Pacific Opera presents a masterclass on Singing Performance with internationally renowned contralto Liane Keegan.

An Evening with Australia's Premier Baritone José Carbó, with Jenna Robertson, Soprano and Šárka Budínská, Piano

Music Appreciation Group, Gold Coast, QLD

Wednesday 14th March 2018 

Aveo Robina, QLD, 7pm

Soloist, Opera in the Valley 20th Anniversary

CWA, Jamberoo, WA

Saturday 4th November 2017, 8.00pm

Jamberoo School of Arts

Soloist, Opera in October

Optoberfest, Bowral, NSW

14th October 2017, 12.30pm matinee and 5.30pm gala

Bowral Memorial Hall, NSW

Title role, Massenet's Manon

OperaBox, Perth, WA

1st, 5th, 7th September 2017, 7.30pm

Marist Auditorium, Newman College, Churchlands, WA

3rd September 2017, 7.30pm

Concert Performance

Darlington Hall, Darlington

Soloist, Vivaldi's Gloria and Stainer's Crucifixion

Albany Choral Society and Chamber Orchestra, Albany, WA

28th April 2017, 7.30pm

29th April 2017, 2.00pm

Uniting church, Duke St, albany, wa

Soloist, Romance on the Green Concert

Perth Symphony Orchestra, Perth, WA

Saturday 25th February 2017, 5-8.30pm

Village green, Kent Street, Rockingham, WA

Soloist, Music @ Murdoch Concert

Perth Symphony Orchestra, Perth, WA

Sunday 19 February 2017, Doors open 4.30pm, Performance 7pm – 9pm

Murdoch University, South St, Murdoch

It’s back! Music @ Murdoch returns in 2017 following a hugely successful concert where over 3,000 free tickets were snapped up to hear PSO in action in the stunning surrounds of Murdoch University’s Bush Court on Sunday, February 19.

Soloist, Romance Under the Stars Concert

Perth Symphony Orchestra, Perth, WA

Tuesday 14th february 2017, 8pm

Sorrento Quay Boardwalk Amphitheatre, Sorrento, WA

Zerbinetta, Richard Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos

OperaBox, Perth, WA

9, 11, 16 September 2016, 7.30pm

Joy Shepherd Performing Arts Centre, Bay View Terrace, Mosman Park, WA

13 September 2016, 7.30pm

Concert Performance, Darlington Hall, Darlington, WA 

Soloist, An Evening with OperaBox: Ariadne auf Naxos

Opera Lovers WA, Perth, WA

31 August 2016, 6pm

Excerpts from Richard Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos

Wesfarmers Puccini room, His majesty's Theatre, Perth, WA

Soloist (Blue Diva from Fifth Element including excerpt from Lucia di Lammermoor), Rio Tinto 50th Anniversary Event

Perth Symphony Orchestra, Perth, WA

26 august 2016, 7pm

Perth convention and exhibition centre, Perth, WA

Soloist, A Richard Strauss Concert

Music Amica, Perth, WA

20 August 2016, 8.00pm

Arias and duets from Richard Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos and others

St Stephen's Church, applecross, WA

Soloist, 'A Night at the Opera' Concert

Albany Sinfonia, Albany, WA

29 July 2016, 7.30pm and 30 July 2016, 2.00pm

Arias and duets from Rigoletto, La Traviata, Norma and La Bohème.

Albany Baptist Church, Bethel Way, Albany, WA

Chorus, Donizetti's The Elixir of Love

West Australian Opera, Perth, WA

14, 16, 19, 21, 23 July 2016, 7.30pm

His Majesty's Theatre, Perth, WA

Soloist, 'Going Mad: Opera Style' Concert

Opera Lovers WA, Perth, WA

21 May 2016, 7.30pm

Anna Bolena mad scene and other arias with soprano Jennifer Barrington. 

Church of the Resurrection, 105 Shenton Road, Swanbourne, WA

Soloist, 'Sound from the Ground' Concert with Perth Guitar Quartet

National Trust WA Heritage Festival, Perth, WA

29, 30 April 2016, 7.00pm

Chapel, East Perth Cemetery, WA

Title Role, Donizetti's Anna Bolena

OperaBox, Albany, WA

15 April 2016, 7.30pm & 17 April 2016 3.00pm

Albany Entertainment Centre, Albany, WA

Soloist, Easter Mass

St Patrick's Basilica, Fremantle, WA

27 March 2016, 11am

St Patrick's Basilica, Fremantle, WA

Soloist (Blue Diva from The Fifth Element and excerpt from Lucia di Lammermoor), Porsche 911 Launch Event

Perth Symphony Orchestra, Perth, WA

4 March 2016, 7-9pm

Chellingworth Porsche, Nedlands, WA

Violetta, Verdi's La Traviata

Opera New England, Armidale, NSW

22 January 2016, 7.30pm & 24th January 2016 2.00pm

The Hoskins Centre, TAS, Armidale, NSW

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