Romanian baritone Vlad Alexandru Robu graduated with a Bachelor of Music and a Master’s Degree in Singing with Pedagogy from The Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen, Denmark. He has studied first with Swedish soprano, Åsa Bäverstam, and later with prof. Kirsten Buhl Møller.
Vlad is currently based in Copenhagen where he is studying with David Kempster, baritone soloist at The Royal Danish Opera, and with Maestro Sherman Lowe, in Treviso, Italy.
Vlad made his debut in 2013 at The National Operetta and Musical Theater “Ion Dacian” in Bucharest, Romania, singing the role of Ben in the Musical “Rebecca” by Michael Kunze and Sylvester Levay – directed by Attila Beres. Original director, Francesca Zambello. Vlad had great success being the first cast and has been highly appreciated by the audience and critics.
In 2015, Vlad was accepted at the prestigious Accademia del Belcanto “Rodolfo Celetti” in Martina Franca, Italy, where he participated in the 42 edition of the Festival Della Valle D´Itria in the opera L´incoronazione di Poppea by Claudio Monteverdi.
He worked with the following teachers: Stefania Bonfadelli, Lella Cuberli, Juliette Deschamps, Antonio Greco, Cristina Liuzzi, Sherman Lowe, Fabio Luisi, Roberta Mameli, Ettore Papadia, Alessandro Patalini, Paola Pittaluga, Sonia Prina, Vincenzo Rana, Carmen Santoro, Roberto Servile, Benedetto Sicca and Vittorio Terranova.
Vlad sang in recitals and concert galas in Italy, UK, Denmark, and Romania. Among his most recent appearances: in 2018 – Recital at St. Martin in the Fields – London, the UK organized by the Romanian Cultural Institute in London and Recital at the Romanian Athenæum – “George Enescu” Philharmonic, both with pianist Lulia Marin.
He toured in Italy from 2009 to 2013 singing in Sicily, Reggio-Calabria, Basilicata, Toscana, and Veneto, taking part in gala concerts for touristic resorts with singers and ballet dancers from The National Opera House in Bucharest, Lasi, Bulgaria, The National Operetta Theater in Bucharest and other theaters around Italy.
In February 2020 he participated in the Masterclass of french soprano, Sylvie Valayre.