The Australian bass Dean Robinson studied at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. He has sung widely at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (Lohengrin, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Ariadne auf Naxos), English National Opera (Orfeo, Salome, La Bohème), Welsh National Opera (Billy Budd, La Bohème) and Scottish Opera (Rigoletto, The Magic Flute). Further afield, he has sung with Netherlands Opera (Orfeo) and as Don Profondo in Il viaggio a Reims at Pesaro. On the concert platform, engagements include the St John Passion with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, and Ariadne auf Naxos and Béatrice et Bénédict with the LSO under Sir Simon Rattle and Sir Colin Davis respectively. His work with Opera Rara includes the recordings of Pacini’s Alessandro nel’Indie, Ricci’s La Prigione di Edimburgo and La Partenza in the Il Salotto series.