Tim Travers-Brown studied at the Royal Academy of Music and is now a Professor of Vocal Studies at Trinity College of Music, London. He works with many of the foremost early music groups, orchestras and conductors.
His opera engagements include chorus in Lorin Maazel’s 1984 and the Dido & Aeneas/Acis & Galatea double bill production at the Royal Opera House. He has sung title roles in Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice, and Purcell’s The Fairy Queen and King Arthur. He sang Didymus (Theodora) at the Dartington International Summer School and The Fairy Queen for Christopher Hogwood.
He has appeared regularly with The Parley of Instruments under Peter Holman, and performs frequently with the Monteverdi Choir, the Gabrieli Consort and Tenebrae. Other engagements include Bach’s Christmas Oratorio for Nicholas Kraemer, Bach’s St. John Passion for Harry Christophers, Handel’s Judas Maccabeus for Laurence Cummings, John Blow’s Ode on the Death of Henry Purcell with Michael Chance, Handel’s Dixit Dominus with the English Concert, and Purcell’s Ode for St. Cecilia for Paul McCreesh.
Chamber music includes a recital of 20th Century English music in Oslo with pianist Jonathan Beatty, a Scottish Tour of cantatas by Bach, Buxtehude and Beamish with ‘The Dunedin Consort’, a recital with lutenist Jacob Heringman for BBC Radio 3, and a recital at the Handel House Museum, London.
His recordings include two discs with the Parley of Instruments for Hyperion, ‘Handel and his Italian contemporaries’ with the Musicke Companye for Intim Musik, a disc of Bach Cantatas with Bach Collegium Japan for BIS, ‘Mother and Child’ with Tenebrae for Signum, a disc of music for ‘Vespers’ by the 18th Century Spanish composer, José de Nebra with La Grand Chappelle for Lauda Musica and ‘Pilgrimage to Santiago’ with The Monteverdi Choir for Soli Deo Gloria.