Timothy Edmundson is a Glasgow-based baritone and graduate of the Alexander Gibson Opera at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS). His studies were sponsored by the Dewar Arts Awards. He currently sings with the Chorus of Scottish Opera.
Operatic roles include Leporello Don Giovanni for Ensemble Orquesta, Minskman Flight, Curio Giulio Cesare, Macheath Die Dreigroschenoper, Betto di Signa Gianni Schicchi, all for RCS Opera, Papageno Die Zauberflöte for Berlin Opernfest, the title role in The Marriage of Figaro for Edinburgh Studio Opera and Schaunard La Bohème for Edinburgh Grand Opera. He recently covered and performed the role of Krumpelblatt in Elena Langer's Four Sisters at very short notice for RCS Opera.
Scenic roles and covers include Il Conte Le nozze di Figaro, Smirnov The Bear, Faninal Der Rosenkavalier, 1st Lieutenant Billy Budd and Vater Hänsel und Gretel, Sam Trouble in Tahiti, Valentin Faust, Zurga Les Pêcheurs de Perles, Count Almaviva Le Nozze di Figaro, Malatesta Don Pasqaule, Guglielmo Così fan tutte and the title roles in Don Giovanni and Gianni Schicchi.
He recently joined the chorus of Scottish Opera for their new production of Carmen and a recording of Opsnizing Dad with the Wallace Collection. Other prestigious events include the Edinburgh International Festival and the BBC Proms under the baton of conductors including Gustavo Dudamel, Daniel Barenboim and Sir Andrew Davis. Works including Mahler Symphony No.2, Stravinsky The Rake’s Progress, Wagner Götterdämmerung and Scottish Opera’s The Fiery Angel by Prokofiev. For the 2020/21 season, he was a member of the ‘Bridging the Gap’ scheme with the Dunedin Consort.
On the concert platform, Timothy is in demand throughout the United Kingdom and Europe with repertoire including Handel Messiah, Duruflé Requiem, Fauré Requiem, Puccini Messa di Gloria, Mozart Requiem and Beethoven Symphony No.9 which he performed at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. As a lay clerk with the Choir of Glasgow Cathedral, he is a frequent soloist, and was soloist with them for Haydn’s The Creation. He has taken part in masterclasses with Patricia MacMahon, Philip Moll, Gidon Saks, Nicky Spence and Christopher Purves
For the 2023/24 season, he looks forward to covering the roles of Chief Inspector LittleJohn Marx in London! and Servant La traviata, both for Scottish Opera as well as singing in the chorus.