Robert Zimmerman is establishing himself as one of opera’s most promising young tenor voices. His voice has been described as clear, ringing, and incisive. Mr Zimmerman, will be joining Augusta Opera again in March of 2008 to sing the role of Don Jose in Carmen. He will then be making his Amarillo Symphony debut in April of 2008 as the Tenor soloist in Beethoven’s 9th Symphony. Mr Zimmerman enjoyed much success in his portrayal of Rodolfo in La Boheme in May of 2007, and had the great pleasure to join The New York Philharmonic in a semi-staged version of My Fair Lady, under the baton of Maestro Rob Fisher of Encore series fame, along side Kelsey Grammer, Brian Dennehy, and Kelli O’Hara. Mr Zimmerman also had the opportunity to perform in a program of Verdi and Puccini with The Vero Beach Opera, and in concert with The Richard Tucker Foundation.
In recent years Robert has been seen in performance with Augusta Opera, Chautauqua Opera, Lyric Opera Cleveland, Lake George Opera, Indianapolis Opera and Opera Northeast. Mr. Zimmerman has also been privileged to perform with the Chautauqua Symphony under the baton of Maestro Joseph Colaneri, The Staten Island Symphony, and The Indianapolis Symphony. Robert has received awards from The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and The Liederkranz Club Vocal Competition. Mr.Zimmerman’s roles include Alfredo in La Traviata, Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly, Camille de Rossilion in The Merry Widow, Arturo in Lucia di Lammermoor, and Quint in Turn of the Screw.