Handel, Corselli, Mozart, Britten and Benjamin operas in Tim’s 2019/20 Season

As opera companies and orchestras around the world announce their future plans, Tim can share details of what is coming up in the 2019/20 season. The season sees returns to opera companies in Europe and the USA in work that includes 3 new productions and one role debut. On the concert platform Tim is reunited with many regular collaborators as well as appearing with many orchestras and conductors for the first time across Europe, North America and Asia.

Semele - Opera Philadelphia - September 2019

Tim returns to Philadelphia for the second season in a row, following his acclaimed debut in February 2019 with the company in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Directed by James Darrah and conducted by Gary Thor Wedow, he returns to the role of Athamas in a staged production for the first time since 2004.

Death in Venice - Royal Opera House, Covent Garden - November/December 2019

In a new production by Sir David McVicar, conducted by Sir Mark Elder, Tim returns to Covent Garden for his third appearance with the company. He reprises his Apollo, a role in which he previously enjoyed great success in London at English National Opera in 2013.

Written on Skin - Paris and Vienna - February 2020

In his eighth run of performances of Sir George Benjamin’s modern classic, Tim reprises one of his most prized roles in semi-staged concert performances with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France under the baton of the composer.

Achille in Sciro - Teatro Real - March 2020

Following Tim’s triumphant debut at the Teatro Real in La Calisto last season, he returns in a rarity by Corselli. Taking the role of Ulisse in a new production by Mariame Clement, the opera is conducted by the theatre’s music director, Ivor Bolton.

Mitridate - Garsington Opera - May-July 2020

Tim returns to Garsington for his first fully-staged Mozart role, Farnace in Mitridate. In a production by Tim Albery, Tim stars alongside Robert Murray in the title role and is conducted by Clemens Schuldt.

Alongside these staged productions, Tim appears on the concert platform with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra at the BBC Proms, Les Arts Florissants on tour in Asia, Cappella Gabetta, Les Violons du Roy, Le Concert Lorrain, Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin, Arcangelo, Les Musiciens de Saint Julien and the Britten Sinfonia.

Continuing his commitment to contemporary repertoire, Tim will be performing Sir George Benjamin’s orchestral song cycle Dream of the Song for the first time with the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie in Frankfurt with the composer at the podium.

Recording plans for the season include Tim’s second CD of Messiah and will see the release of his Rodelinda from Opera de Lille on DVD on the Warner Classics label.

Full listings can be found here.

Photo: Jean-Baptiste Millot

Photo: Jean-Baptiste Millot