Timothy Myers conductor
About Timothy MyersIn 2018 Timothy Myers conducted NCO’s Samson et Dalilain concert. Previously, during his time as the company’s Artistic and Music Director, he conducted the company’s inaugural performances of Das Rheingold, Tristan und Isolde (Act II), Die Walküre (Act I), Eugene Onegin, Rusalka, and a dozen other operas.
His 2019-20 season includes performances of Carmen (Pittsburgh Opera and Opera Theatre of Saint Louis), Don Quichotte (Wexford Festival Opera), and Turandot (Austin Opera, where he also begins his second year as the company’s artistic advisor).
His 2018-19 season included conducting debuts at The Santa Fe Opera (Les pêcheurs de perles), Minnesota Opera (world premiere of Joel Puckett and Eric Simonson’s The Fix), Austin Opera (Kevin Puts and Mark Campbell’s Silent Night), and Opera Omaha (Pagliacci).
In 2016 Myers made his European debut with Barber’s Vanessa at Wexford Festival Opera, where he returned in 2017 to lead a new production of Jacopo Foroni’s Margherita. During the 2017-18 season he continued his association with Houston Grand Opera by conducting Bernstein’s West Side Story in a new production by Francesca Zambello.
He has conducted at Lyric Opera of Chicago, Washington National Opera, Florida Grand Opera, Opera Philadelphia, The Atlanta Opera, and Ft. Worth Opera. He conducted the workshop of Intimate Apparel, Ricky Ian Gordon and Lynn Nottage’s commission for the Metropolitan Opera.
A protégé of Lorin Maazel, Myers was the first associate conductor of the Castleton Festival. Myers has conducted symphony orchestras in North America, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.