Robert Marson · Bass

Robert Marson

Robert Marson is a bass who also performs as a bass-baritone.

He performs regularly in opera and oratorio and in song recitals.

A capable pianist, he is also available for vocal coaching and accompanying.

Robert is based in Bristol, UK.

Events

Bristol Opera - Tales of Russia
Jun
8
Sat

From Russia with Love

Saturday 8th June 2019

7.30pm

Portishead Methodist Church, Portishead BS20 6EN

Programme

3 Russian Folksongs – Shostakovich
Prince Gremin’s Aria (Eugene Onegin) – Tchaikovsky
Works by Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninov, Borodin and Prokofiev

Song of the Volga Boatmen, Kalinka, Moscow Nights, Katyusha

Portishead Choral Society
Jonathan Palmer
Conductor
Robert Marson Bass
Damir Yakubov Guitar, Dombra
Richard Lennox Piano

Tickets £12 (£6)

Portishead Choral Society

Tarnhelm Opera
OCT
2019
- NOV

Das Rheingold

by Richard Wagner

Sung in German with English surtitles.

Thursday 17th October 2019 – St Mary's Church, Bathwick, Bath
Saturday 19th October 2019 – Gloucester Cathedral
Friday 25th October 2019 – Worcester Cathedral
Saturday 2nd November 2019 – St Mary Redcliffe, Bristol
Saturday 16th November 2019 – Llandaff Cathedral, Cardiff

Peter Blackwood Musical Director
Alexandra Denman Stage Director
Robert Marson Wotan
Aleksi Koponen Donner
Thomas Wood Froh
Robert Felstead Loge
Judy Davis Fricka
Sophie Kirk-Harris Freia
Alexandra Denman Erda
Wendy Silvester Erda
Niall Hoskin Alberich
William Stevens Fasolt
Roderick Hunt Fafner
Julia O'Connor Woglinde
Amanda Wagg Wellgunde
Rebecca Chellappah Flosshilde
David Bednall Organ

Tickets

Tarnhelm Opera

Bristol Song Recitals
Mar
20
Wed

Recital of Songs and Arias

Wednesday 20th March 2019

1.10pm - 1.50pm

St Stephen’s Church, Bristol BS1 1EQ

Quoniam tu solus sanctus (B minor Mass) – Bach

Recit.: Am Abend, da es kühle war
Aria: Mache dich, mein Herze, rein (St. Matthew Passion) – Bach

An die ferne Geliebte – Beethoven, Op. 98

Wotan’s Farewell (Die Walküre) – Wagner

Robert Marson Bass
John Lambert Piano

Retiring collection.

Lunchtime Live
Jan
25
Fri

Song Recital

Friday 25th January 2019

1.10pm - 1.50pm

St Francis’ Church, Bristol BS3 1JP

An die ferne Geliebte – Beethoven, Op. 98

Four songs – Strauss, Op. 27

Ruhe, meine Seele!
Cäcilie (Wenn du es wüsstest)
Heimliche Aufforderung
Morgen!

Wotan’s Farewell (Die Walküre) – Wagner

Robert Marson Bass
John Lambert Piano

Retiring collection.

Bristol Song Recitals
Sep
5
Wed

Recital of Opera Arias

Wednesday 5th September 2018

1.10pm - 1.50pm

St Stephen’s Church, Bristol BS1 1EQ

Lascia amor (Orlando) – Handel
Bois épais (Amadis) – Lully
La vendetta (Le nozze di Figaro) – Mozart
Vi ravviso (La sonnambula) – Bellini

Come dal ciel precipita (Macbeth) – Verdi
Was duftet doch der Flieder (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg) – Wagner
Aleko’s Cavatina (Aleko) – Rachmaninov

Robert Marson Bass
Peter Blackwood Piano

Retiring collection.

Bristol Opera - Der Freischütz
Jul
17
18, 20, 21

Carmen

by Georges Bizet

Sung in English

Tuesday 17th – Saturday 21st July 2018

King’s College Theatre
Taunton

Somerset Opera
Somerset Opera Orchestra
Christopher Ball
Musical Director
Phil Turley
DIrector
Olivia Sjoberg
Carmen
Roberto Abate Don José
James Schouten Escamillo
Josie Cresswell Micaela
Camilla Foster Mitchell Frasquita
Maria Liu Mercedes
Robert Marson Zuniga
Charlie Webb Morales
Alan Coles Dancairo
Stephen Grimshaw Remendado

Lunchtime Live
May
18
Fri

Recital of Opera Arias

Friday 18th May 2018

1.10pm - 1.50pm

St Francis’ Church, Bristol BS3 1JP

Air of the Cold Genius (King Arthur) – Purcell
La Vendetta (Le Nozze di Figaro) – Mozart
In diesen heil’gen Hallen (Die Zauberflöte) – Mozart
Vi ravviso, o luoghi ameni (La Sonnambula) – Bellini

Flute and piano: Entr’acte to Act III (Carmen) – Bizet

O tu, Palermo (I Vespri Siciliani) – Verdi
Wahn! Wahn! Überall Wahn! (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg) – Wagner
Prince Gremin’s Aria (Eugene Onegin) – Tchaikovsky

Robert Marson Bass
John Lambert Piano

Retiring collection.

Bristol Opera - Der Freischütz
Apr
11
12, 13, 14

Der Freischütz

by Carl Maria von Weber

Sung in English in a new translation by Graham Billing.

Wednesday 11th – Saturday 14th April 2018

1532 Performing Arts Centre
Elton Road, Clifton,
Bristol BS8 1SJ

Bristol Opera Chorus and Soloists
Bristol Opera Orchestra
Arne Kovac
Musical Director
Graham Billing Stage Director
Ethel-Jane Cormack Agathe
Kimberley Jones Ännchen
Dean Ward Max
Robert Marson Kaspar
Edward Harper Kuno
Dave Key-Pugh Kilian
Niall Hoskin Ottokar
Roderick Hunt The Hermit
Graham Billing Samiel

Bristol Opera - Der Freischütz
Mar
23
Fri
Mar
24
Sat

Eugene Onegin

by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Sung in English.

Friday 23rd – Saturday 24th March 2018

7pm

Church of St Andrew and St Teilo
Woodville Road
Cardiff CF24 4ED

Serenata Singers
William Stevens
Conductor
Ben Watkins Eugene Onegin
Jana Holesworth Tatyana
Olivia Gomez Olga
Jack Parry Lensky
Rebecca Chellappah Madame Larina
Wendy Silvester Filipyevna
Robert Marson Prince Gremin

Tickets £12 (£5) from ticketsource.co.uk

Tessitoura – Puss in Boots
Nov
19
Sun
Nov
26
Sun

Puss in Boots

A Fairytale Opera for Children by César Cui

Sunday 19th and Sunday 26th November 2017

2pm and 4pm

Mackay Theatre
at 1532 Performing Arts Centre
Elton Road, Clifton,
Bristol BS8 1SJ

Tessitoura Children’s Chorus and Soloists
Sophie Kirk-Harris
Director and The Cat
Jennifer Walker The Princess
Thomas Wood Jean, Youngest Brother and Marquis of Carabas
Robert Marson The King and Middle Brother
Harry Benfield The Ogre and Eldest Brother

Tickets £7 (£5) via www.tessitoura.co.uk

Bristol Opera - Tales of Russia
Oct
7
Sat

Tales of Russia

Saturday 7th October 2017

7.30pm

St Alban’s Church, Bristol BS6 7NU

Programme

Excerpts of popular Russian operas in concert performance
Boris Godunov (Coronation scene) – Mussorgsky
Aleko (complete) – Rachmaninov

Bristol Opera Chorus and Soloists
Bristol Opera Orchestra
Arne Kovac
Musical Director
Roderick Hunt Boris Godunov and The Old Gypsy
Robert Marson Aleko
Georgia Katsiroumpa Zemfira
Jack Parry The Young Gypsy
Susan Weaver An Old Gypsy Woman

Tickets £12 (£7) via tickets@bristolopera.co.uk

St Stephens Monday Lunchtime Concerts
Sep
25
Mon

Song Recital

Monday 25th September 2017

1.10pm - 1.55pm

St Stephen’s, Bristol BS1 1EQ

A selection of art songs:

Four Serious Songs – Brahms
Romances Op. 38 (selection) – Tchaikovsky including “At the Ball”
Sea Pictures (selection) – Elgar including “Where Corals Lie”

Robert Marson Bass
Alexandra Kim Piano

Retiring collection.

Concert for Sara
Sep
17
Sun

Memorial Concert

In memory of Sara Lovell

Sunday 17th September 2017

7.30pm

St German’s Church, Cardiff CF24 0LA

Programme

Gabriel’s Oboe – Ennio Morricone
Song of the Birds – Pablo Casals
Zadok the Priest – Handel
Hebrides Overture – Mendelssohn
O Mio Babbino Caro – Puccini
Slumber-song from Sea Pictures – Elgar
Requiem (excerpts) – Mozart

Concert Orchestra De Cymru
Simon Lovell-Jones Conductor
Barry Haskey Leader
Charlie Lovell-Jones Violin soloist
Ffion Perrett Soprano
Robert Marson Bass Baritone
The ABC Singers

Tickets £15 (£12) sold in aid of Penny Brohn UK.