Timothy Nelson


Timothy Nelson gained a degree in Physiology from Cardiff University before studying with Peter Savidge at the Royal College of Music International Opera School, where he was awarded the McCulloch Prize for Opera and won the Bruce Millar Gulliver Prize, the Joan Chissell Schumann Competition and the Gerald Moore Award Singers Prize.

Operatic experience includes Marcello in La Bohème and Lieutenant Gordon in Silent Night for Opera North; Nathan in the World Premiere of Pleasure for Opera North/Aldeburgh/Royal Opera House; Sid in Albert Herring at the Grange Festival; Anténor in Dardanus for English Touring Opera, and Falke in Die Fledermaus and Escamillo in Carmen for Diva Opera. Roles at the RCM International Opera School included the Title Role in Le Nozze di Figaro, Papageno in Die Zauberflöte, Ramiro in L’Heure Espagnole and Don Pomponio in Rossini’s La Gazzetta and multiple roles at the London Handel Festival.

Recent solo performances include Karl Jenkins The Armed Man at the Royal Albert Hall; Handel Messiah livestreamed for the London Handel Festival and at the Royal Festival Hall; Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle at The Three Choirs Festival; Haydn The Creation with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and the English Haydn Festival; Bach St John Passion at Cadogan Hall and the world premiere of Some Call it Home with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.

Away from singing, Timothy is an avid rugby and cricket fan and a keen golfer. He can often be found on the golf course trying to lower his handicap.

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