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Timothy Robinson

Tenor

Biography

Timothy Robinson in action.
Timothy Robinson in The Bartered Bride, The Royal Opera © Catherine Ashmore

In the 2013/14 Season British tenor Timothy Robinson sings Don Curzio (Le nozze di Figaro) for The Royal Opera. He made his Royal Opera debut in 1995 as Federico di Frengel (Stiffelio) and has sung regularly with the Company since then, in roles including Walther von der Vogelweide (Tannhäuser), Yannakos (The Greek Passion), Vasek (The Bartered Bride), Pong (Turandot) and Vána Kudrjáš (Kát'a Kabanová).

Robinson studied at New College, Oxford University, and at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama under William McAlpine. His Britten roles have included Captain Vere (Billy Budd) for English National Opera, Hamburg Opera and in Bilbao, Peter Quint (The Turn of the Screw) for Leipzig Opera, Salzburg Festival and ENO, Aschenbach (Death in Venice) for Salzburg Landestheater and Male Chorus (The Rape of Lucretia) for ENO. His other roles have included Tito, Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni) and Don Basilio (Le nozze di Figaro) for Welsh National Opera and Kudrjáš, Janek (Makropulos Affair) and Grimoaldo (Rodelinda) at the Glyndebourne Festival.

Robinson's recordings include Wonderful Town under Rattle for EMI, Hot Biscuit Slim (Paul Bunyan) under Hickox for Chandos and a collection of Beethoven's folksong settings with Malcolm Martineau for Deutsche Grammophon.

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