Baritone Adrian Timpau recently made his company debut in the Met’s Summer Recital Series and will appear as Larkens in Puccini’s La fanciulla del West and Moralès in Bizet’s Carmen in the 2018-19 season. Last season he sang the role of Escamillo in Opera Philadelphia’s production of Carmen and in concert with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra. He also made his Glimmerglass Festival debut as Eustachio in Francesca Zambello’s new production of Donizetti’s The Siege of Calais. In addition, he was heard in New York in concert at St. Thomas Church in Vaughan Williams’s Dona nobis pacem.
He is a graduate of Opernhaus Zürich’s Opernstudio, where he sang Schaunard in La Bohème and Dancaïro in Carmen. He made his professional debut at Moldova’s National Opera as Robert in Iolanta and later sang the title role of Eugene Onegin, Escamillo, and Prince Yeletsky in The Queen of Spades with the company. He received his artist diploma and master’s degree from Moldova’s Academy of Music.