A Classical Profile: Tenor Tim Birt

by | Apr 29, 2015 | Performing Arts

Timothy Birt, tenor, hails from San Antonio, Texas. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Vocal Performance from Texas State University in 2001. The Houston Chronicle praised him for his Depiction Nadir in Les Pecheurs de pearls citing: “In a production full of vocal highlights Birt’s romantic aria Je crois entendre core is a beautifully realized pinacle.” He is heard in such roles Des Grieux in Manon, Duke of Mantua in Rigoletto, Elvino in La Sonnambula, Don Ramiro in Cenerentolla, Count Almaviva in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Fenton in Merry Wives of Windsor; Franz in Les Contes d’ Hoffman, Ernesto in Don Pasquale, Albert in Albert Herring, Tamino in The Magic flute, Ezekiel Cheever in The Crucible, and Beppe in I Pagliacci, El Remandado in Carmen, Rodolfo in La Boheme, Ralph Rackstraw in HMS Pinafore, Nemorino in L’elisir D’amore, Kaspar in Amahl and the night visitors, Balloon Man I Gioielli della Madonna, and Donald Hopewell in Gallantry,. He is heard in concert as a tenor soloist in Carmina Burana, Mozart’s Requiem, also as Obadiah in Mendelsohn’s Elijah. He has debuted at Carnegie Hall as the tenor soloist in Arwel Hughes’ Dewi Sant. Timothy Birt has sung with Chicago Opera Theatre, Battle Creek Symphony, Distinguished Concerts NewYork Carnegie Hall, Indianapolis Opera, The Atlantic Coast Opera Festival, Teatro di Comunale di Cagli, Teatro Grattacielo, South Texas Lyric Opera, San Antonio Opera, Lakeland Opera, Ashlawn Opera, Salt Marsh Opera, Sparkling City light opera, and Opera in the Heights.

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