Timothy Redmond conducts and presents concerts throughout Europe. He is a regular guest conductor with the London Symphony and Royal Philharmonic Orchestras and he works with many of the leading British and European orchestras.
He has given concerts in the UK with the Philharmonia, Royal Northern Sinfonia and London Philharmonic Orchestra, with the BBC Concert, Philharmonic and Symphony Orchestras, with the Hallé, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and Ulster Orchestras, as well as Sinfonia Viva and the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. He has a long-standing association with the Manchester Camerata, and in 2006 was appointed principal conductor of the Cambridge Philharmonic. He has conducted concerts in Italy with the Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini, in Hungary with Concerto Budapest, in Finland he is a regular visitor to the Oulu Sinfonia and he has toured Estonia with the Vanemuine Orchestra. He has appeared in Bosnia with the Sarajevo Philharmonic, in Ireland with the Wexford Festival Orchestra, in Macedonia with the Macedonian Philharmonic, in Slovenia with the Maribor Symphony, and in Holland with the Rotterdam Philharmonic.
Timothy Redmond is well-known as a conductor of contemporary music and has a particular association with the music of Thomas Adès. Since working closely with the composer for the premiere of The Tempest at Covent Garden, he has conducted critically-acclaimed productions of Powder Her Face for English National Opera, the Royal Opera House and St Petersburg’s Mariinsky Theatre. He recently gave the Hungarian premiere of Totentanz and assisted the composer for the New York premiere of The Tempest at the Metropolitan Opera.
In the opera house he has conducted productions for Opera North (Don Giovanni), English National Opera (world premiere of Will Todd’s Damned and Divine), English Touring Opera (Daughter of the Regiment, The Magic Flute, Carmen), Almeida Opera (world premiere of Raymond Yiu’s The Original Chinese Conjuror) and ROH Linbury (European premiere of Tobias Picker’s Thérèse Raquin). He gave the world premiere of Peter Ash’s The Golden Ticket for Opera Theatre of St Louis and conducted the work’s European premiere at the Wexford Festival. He has conducted productions in Bregenz (Austrian premiere of Richard Ayres’ The Cricket Recovers), Tenerife (Glyndebourne productions of Carmen, Gianni Schicchi and Rachmaninov’s The MiserlyKnight) and Los Angeles (Barber’s A Hand of Bridge). He has also conducted opera for New York’s American Lyric Theater, at the Buxton and Aldeburgh Festivals and as a member of music staff at De Vlaamse Opera, Strasbourg, Garsington and Glyndebourne.
His recordings include Alison Balsom’s new album Paris with Guy Barker (Warner Classics), Dreams with Ophélie Gaillard and the RPO (Harmonia Mundi), discs with Natasha Marsh and Mara Carlyle for EMI and CDs with the Royal Northern Sinfonia and Philharmonia.
Recent highlights have included premieres of works by Edward Rushton and Peter Maxwell Davies with the LSO, his debut in China with the RPO, a Henze double-bill for the Guildhall School and the 2014 LSO BMW Open Air Classics concert at which he conducted for 10,000 people in Trafalgar Square.
This season, as well as conducting concerts with the LSO, RPO and LPO, he makes debuts in Canada with the Regina Symphony, in Romania with the Oradea Philharmonic, at the NOMUS Festival in Serbia with the Vojvodina Symphony Orchestra and with the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana at the MITO Festival in Milan. He conducts new opera for Aldeburgh Music and Mahogany Opera Group, gives concert performances ofBluebeard’s Castle and Pinocchio in Cambridge and conducts the UK premiere of Voseček’s Biedermann and the Arsonists with the Britten Sinfonia for Independent Opera at Sadler’s Wells.
Timothy Redmond studied at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester University and the Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena. He furthered his studies in masterclasses with George Hurst, Ilya Musin, Yan Pascal Tortelier and Pierre Boulez and as an assistant to Elgar Howarth, Valery Gergiev and Sir Colin Davis. He was recently appointed Professor of Conducting at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Much of the musical success must lie with conductor Timothy Redmond, who led the [St Louis Symphony] orchestra with great conviction, rhythmic precision, and rhapsodic sweep. Opera Today