Tim Krol


Tavener: Ikon of Eros | Minnesota Orchestra

Tavener: Ikon of Eros

Tim Krol is a lyric baritone and Grammy-winning recording artist. His repertoire spans from early music to modern classical and opera, as well as musical theatre and jazz. For nine years, Tim performed and toured worldwide with Chanticleer, America’s premier a cappella vocal ensemble. He can be heard on thirteen Chanticleer recordings, including the Grammy Award-winning “Colors of Love.”

As a Bach specialist, Tim has performed many of Bach’s cantatas, masses and Passions throughout the United States. He was an Adams Fellow at the Carmel Bach Festival in 2004, and has attended the festival every summer since then, singing various choral and solo roles. Tim also portrayed Pilate in the critically acclaimed staged production of Bach’s “St Matthew Passion,” directed by Sir Jonathan Miller, at Brooklyn Academy of Music.

Tim was the featured soloist in two different productions of Leonard Bernstein’s “Dybbuk” with the San Francisco Ballet. He trained with a Greek Psaltist and a Swami in order to prepare for his solo debut with Minnesota Orchestra and the world premiere of “Ikon of Eros” by Sir John Tavener. In the critically acclaimed recording of David Conte’s chamber opera, “The Gift of the Magi,” he played the lead role of “Jim.” He performed and recorded two song cycles by Thomas Oboe Lee: Gregory Corso’s“Marriage;” and Oscar Wilde’s “De profundis.” Tim’s album of a cappella lullabies, “All Through The Night,” which he produced and sang with three Los Angeles colleagues in 1989.

Tim performs regularly with Trinity Choir, American Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Sacred Music in a Sacred Space, Marble Choir, Musica Sacra, and The Collegiate Chorale.

Tim Krol Reviews:

“immediately seductive” —Reine Lessard, Ultra High Fidelity