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Mead, Tim (countertenor)
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Tim Mead (countertenor)

Tim Mead has been praised for the warmth of his voice and the virtuosity and stylistic elegance of his singing. He was a choral scholar at King’s College, Cambridge, before continuing his vocal studies at the Royal College of Music.

Operatic highlights have included Endimione (Cavalli’s La Calisto) at Bayerische Staatsoper; Goffredo and Eustazio (Rinaldo) at Glyndebourne Festival Opera; the Voice of Apollo (Death in Venice) at English National Opera and De Nederlandse Opera; Angel 1/Boy in George Benjamin’s Written on Skin at Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse and at the Gulbenkian Lisbon; Tolomeo (Julius Caesar) at ENO; Ottone (L’incoronazione di Poppea) at ENO and Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Opéra de Lyon, Opéra de Lille, Opéra de Dijon and Den Norske Opera; the title role Giulio Cesare at Glyndebourne Festival Opera; and the title role Orlando for Scottish Opera and Chicago Opera Theater.

Highlights on the concert platform include Messiah with the New York Philharmonic, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Concerto Köln and others, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with Les Arts Florissants, Bach’s Magnificat with Le Concert d’Astrée and Bach’s St Matthew Passion at the London Handel Festival. Tim Mead has worked with such leading conductors as William Christie, Christian Curnyn, Paul Goodwin, Emmanuelle Haïm, Vladimir Jurowski, Nicholas McGegan, Marc Minkowski and Masaaki Suzuki.

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