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Timothy Fallon


Timothy Fallon, tenor has been hailed by the New York Times as possessing an "elegant sense of phrasing and luminous tone with his sure-handed control of timbre, from velvety pianissimos to bright confident high notes." He devotes time to both the operatic and concert stages. This January, BIS Records released his debut album LISZT 15 Songs with pianist Ammiel Bushakevitz, receiving much critical acclaim. Highlights of 2017 include making his London recital debut at Wigmore Hall as well as ma
king his Dutch National Opera debut in Moritz Egger’s Caliban, a world premiere in the Opera Forward Festival in Amsterdam. From 2007-2013 he was part of the ensemble of the Oper Leipzig in Germany. There, his noted roles included Narciso in Rossini's Il turco in Italia , Count Almaviva in Il barbiere di Siviglia , Belmonte in Die Entführung aus dem Serail , Der Sänger in Schoenberg's Von heute auf morgen. Other performances include the title role in Offenbach's Orphee aux enfers, Belfiore in La finta giardiniera, Ferrando in Così fan tutte and Tonio in La fille du régiment. In the summer of 2013 he performed Baroncelli in Wagner’s Rienzi under Christian Thielemann for the Bayreuther Festspiele.   Recent concert appearances include Bach’s B minor Mass in Helsinki as well as collaborating with the Israeli Schubertiade giving recitals throughout Israel, a Liederabend at the Rudolphe Kempe Society in Stratford-Upon-Avon, United Kingdom, Carmina Burana with the Dortmund Philharmoniker in Dortmund, Germany. Marilyne Horne, esteemed American mezzo-soprano is a mentor of his and he has sung recitals at Carnegie Hall for the Marilyn Horne Song Celebration.   Other concerts have included St. Matthew Passion of J.S. Bach with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra in Copenhagen, Denmark as well as the world premieres of Sven David Sandström’s St. Matthew Passion and Messiah at the Berlin Philharmonic with consecutive concerts in Stockholm and Uppsala, Sweden. He collaborated with I Virtuosi ambulanti in Wertheriade, a salon opera devised for him of seldom performed pieces from the bel canto era, with concerts at the Baroque Theatre of Hanau Wilhelmsbad, Schlosskirche Bad Homburg for der Hohe, Schloss Esterhazy in Eisenstadt, Austria and in Madrid, Spain at the Auditorio Nacional. He has also collaborated with the 900 year old Thomanerchor of Leipzig on tour in Hong Kong and at the St. Thomas Church of Leipzig. He has performed internationally in some of the world’s esteemed concert halls with such conductors as Helmut Rilling, Herbert Blomstedt, Marin Alsop and Masaaki Suzuki. Mr. Fallon was born in Binghamton, New York. He holds a B.A. in Music from Westminster Choir College, a M.M. in Opera from Binghamton University and an Artist Diploma from the Juilliard School.
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Gramophone: “His voice is exceptional, darkish in tone, evenly produced, capable of both ringing high notes and a superbly controlled mezza voce. […] His way with words is thoughtful, considerate: the catalogue of emotions – ‘temo, e spero, ed ardo’, etc – that opens ‘Pace non trovo’ is carefully if tellingly negotiated; later on, the Hugo settings ‘Comment disaient-ils’ and ‘Enfant, si j’étais roi’ gleam with understated wit and sensuality.”