Robin Clifford, soprano, is a recent Professional Studies graduate of the Mannes School of Music at The New School in New York. In her latest performance, Ms. Clifford performed the role of La Contessa in the Mannes Opera production of Le nozze di Figaro. In the 2016-2017 Mannes Opera season, Ms. Clifford covered the roles of Fiordiligi in Cosí fan tutte, and the title role in Barber’s Vanessa. Last summer Ms. Clifford joined the Crested Butte Opera Studio as La Ciesca in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi. She has previously appeared as Abigail Williams in the 2016 Purchase Opera Production of The Crucible, Countess Almaviva in the 2015 Purchase Opera Production of Le nozze di Figaro, as Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2014), Gretel in Hansel und Gretel (2013), and Adele in Die Fledermaus (2013). Last Spring, Ms. Clifford performed scenes from La Traviata as Violetta, from Capriccio as the Countess Madeleine, and from The Scarlet Letter by Lori Laitman as Hester Prynne in the Mannes Opera Scenes Concert. Ms. Clifford is a student of Bonnie Hamilton.