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Kate Robson

Kate Robson

Assistant Artist Manager


Worldwide general management with Askonas Holt

About Asmik

“One of the fiercest dramatic talents in the field” (The New York Times), Lithuanian soprano Asmik Grigorian’s “versatility is astounding” (The Times) with a “wild voice [that is] rich and dark” (Le Monde). Regularly engaged at the world’s leading opera houses, she has recently performed at the Wiener Staatsoper, Metropolitan Opera, the Salzburger Festspiele, the Royal Opera House, London and Teatro alla Scala.

Asmik works with many of the world's leading conductors including Franz Welser-Möst, Yves Abel, Vladimir Jurowski, Mikhail Tatarnikov, Alan Gilbert. Asmik frequently collaborates with top stage directors including Dmitri Tcherniakov, Romeo Castellucci, and Claus Guth.

She was a founding member of Vilnius City Opera, has twice been awarded the Golden Stage Cross (the highest award for singers in Lithuania), was named Best Female Lead in 2019 at the Austrian Music Theater Awards, and was named Female Opera Singer of the Year in 2022 by the Ópera XXI Association. Most recently, she was named Opus Klassik's 2023 Female Singer of the Year in recognition of her acclaimed debut album Dissonance with pianist Lukas Geniušas.

This season, Asmik releases a recording of Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 14, recorded with the l’Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France conducted by Mikko Franck in October 2023, and a recording of Strauss’s Four Last Songs in February 2024, both on Alpha.

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Season Highlights

Mar 2023 - Apr 2024
Royal Opera House, London
Puccini Madama Butterfly (Cio-Cio San) Kevin John Edusei (Conductor) Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier (Directors)
Oct 2023 - Nov 2023
Hamburgische Staatsoper
Strauss Salome (title role) Kent Nagano (Conductor) Dmitri Tcherniakov (Director)
Dec 2023 - Dec 2023
Wiener Staatsoper
Puccini Turandot (title role) Marco Armiliato (Conductor) Claus Guth (Director)