A love of contemporary music has taken Timothy Redmond to orchestras and opera houses around the world. He is making his Irish National Opera debut in Thomas Adès’s Powder Her Face. Since working closely with the composer on the premiere of The Tempest at the Royal Opera in London, he has conducted productions Powder Her Face for English National Opera, the Royal Opera and St Petersburg’s Mariinsky Theatre, where he conducted the work’s Russian premiere. He recently gave the Hungarian premiere of Adès’s Totentanz, the Irish premiere of his Living Toys and assisted the composer for the New York premiere of The Tempest at the Metropolitan Opera.
He has conducted productions for Opera North (Mozart’s Don Giovanni), English National Opera (the world premiere of Will Todd’s Damned and Divine), English Touring Opera (Bizet’s Carmen, Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, Donizetti’s La Fille du régiment), Almeida Opera (the world premiere of Raymond Yiu’s The Original Chinese Conjuror) and the Royal Opera’s Linbury Studio Theatre (the 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 for Independent Opera at Sadler’s Wells he has conducted the UK premieres of Šimon Voseček’s Biedermann and the Arsonists and Karl Amadeus Hartmann’s Simplicius Simplicissimus. He has conducted double-bills of Henze and Martinů for the Guildhall School and has appeared at numerous festivals including Aldeburgh, Bregenz, Buxton, Los Angeles, Tenerife and Wexford.