Baritone Robin Buck has distinguished himself in Opera, Oratorio, Concert, Recital and Music Theater throughout the United States and Europe.
He has appeared in over 50 roles (including a number of world-premieres) with acclaimed opera and theater companies including New York City Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Long Beach Opera, Stadttheater Basel and Opernhaus Zürich in Switzerland, and the National Theater in Mannheim, Germany.
Mr. Buck made his Carnegie Hall debut during its centennial celebration as soloist with Sir Simon Rattle and the City of Birmingham (U.K) Symphony and has appeared as soloist with orchestras and choral organizations including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Basel Sinfonietta, Radio Orchester Basel (Switzerland), Los Angeles Master Chorale, Buffalo Philharmonic, as well as orchestras in Germany and Poland.
An avid recitalist, Mr. Buck is especially well-known for his interpretation of German Lieder and American Art Song.
Mr. Buck is a Professor of Music, Area Head of Vocal Arts and Artistic Director of Opera at the University of California, Irvine.
He has also been an Artist in Residence at the Franz Schubert Institut, Baden-bei-Wien, Austria and a faculty member of the Lotte Lehmann Akademie in Perleberg, Germany, the Academie du Musique in Sion, Switzerland, Chapman University, California State University Long Beach and the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival.