Timothy Stoddard, native of Idaho, is an award-winning vocal musician and actor who focuses his time and interests in new music, works for the stage, and oratorio. His repertoire spans that of early music, chamber music, works of Broadway, traditional opera, and world premiere pieces, being engaged in the United States, as well as Europe and Asia.
In works ranging from Baroque to Classical, Timothy has interpreted the titular role in Mozart’s LA CLEMENZA DI TITO, Mercurio in Cavalli’s LA CALISTO, Milord Fideling in the American premiere of Salieri’s LA CIFRA, all with dell’Arte Opera Ensemble, as well as Tamino in THE MAGIC FLUTE with the Muses Creative Artistry Project, and the First Armored Man and First Priest in the same work with Opera in Williamsburg. He appeared as Lucano/Liberto in Monteverdi’s L’INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA with Bare Opera. In the works of Bach, he was tenor soloist for the B MINOR MASS with the Utah Festival of Opera and Musical Theater, as well as Evangelist in the ST. MATTHEW PASSION with Bach in the Heights. He has also sung the tenor solos for both Mozart’s C MINOR MASS and VESPERAE SOLENNES DE CONFESSORE, as well as Purcell’s WELCOME TO ALL THE PLEASURES and ODES TO ST. CECILIA with the Pittsburgh Camerata and Chatham Baroque. He was also concertist in Mendelssohn’s ELIJAH with the Choral Society of Grace Church in NYC.
He made his WQXR debut in 2018 singing a chiefly 20th-century English aria/theater song program on YOUNG ARTISTS SHOWCASE with Bob Sherman.
Timothy is passionate about new works by living composers, as well as works from the 20th century. At the Lucerne and Ultim Festivals, he has sung as soloist in Berio’s CORO, which he has also recorded with The Norwegian Soloist Choir and the Norwegian Radio Orchestra. At the Trondheim Chamber Music Festival, he sang ensemble in Saariaho’s L’AMOUR DE LOIN. He has premiered the tenor roles in two Carson Kievman operas, TESLA and INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS.
With Experiments in Opera, he premiered the tenor roles in FLASH OPERAS and CHUNKY IN HEAT, as well as roles in Lam/Fulton’s RUMPLESTILTSKIN with Rhymes with Opera.
He has been a fellow of the Lucerne Festival Academy under Sir Simon Rattle and Barbara Hannigan, as well as a young artist at the Utah Festival of Opera and Musical Theater. He has performed outreach for the Metropolitan Opera, the Metropolitan Opera Guild, and Opera Idaho. He has served as resident tenor for the American Opera Project’s Composers and the Voice fellowship.
Timothy has received artist awards from the NATS competitions of Chicago and Spokane, Arleen Auger Foundation, the American Scandinavian Society, and the Anna Sosenko Assist Trust. He holds degrees from the University of Idaho and the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University.