American tenor Timothy Augustin is quickly gaining an international reputation for musical excellence an artistry. He is heralded as an "outstanding performer" with a unique high lyric voice that is "pleasantly golden" and "particularly lovely" (The Washington Post). Having sung to great acclaim on five continents, Mr. Augustin is known for delivering "brilliant" and "exciting" performances (Changsha Evening News, China). Recognized for using his "impressive interpretive skills (Opera Today), his artistry has been characterized as being filled with "power and pathos" and his singing "touching and persuasive" (The Huffington Post).
2019 brought Mr. Augustin to Scandinavia where most recently he sung the title role in Mozart's Mitridiate at Sweden's Malmö Opera House and the Royal Opera House in Denmark. Mr. Augustin appeared with Malmö Opera as Tom Snout in Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream and was featured as the tenor soloist in a staged version of the Mozart Requiem. He was both a member of the ensemble and the English diction coach for Malmo Opera's world premiere of Philip Glass' Circus Days and Nights. Mr. Augustin's notable recent performances include Ferrando in Cosi fan Tutte with the Inland Northwest Opera and the Lima Opera Festival in Peru, Camille in The Merry Widow with Inland Northwest Opera, Idreno in Semiramide and Nadir in Les Pêcheurs de Perles with Opera Delaware, and Don Ramiro in La Cenerentola with the Washington Opera Society. A passionate champion of new music, Mr. Augustin has created roles in nearly a dozen world premiere works around the globe.
A Mozart and Bel Canto specialist, Mr. Augustin has performed over forty roles in hundreds of performances on sone of the world's greatest states. He has sung concerts in productions, concerts and recitals in such venues as Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall in New York City, The Mormon Tabernacle, and the Ordway Theater in St. Paul, all the stages at The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, HNK Hall in Tokyo, Shenzhen Concert Hall in China, and many others. U.S. network television appearances. U.S. network television appearances include ABC's Good Morning America and World News Tonight, NBC's Today Show, and CBS This Morning. Radio broadcasts include the tenor soloist in the world premier of Nick White's Full Freedom at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall which was broadcast on National Public Radio. As his Schedule allows, Mr. Augustin volunteers his time providing free recitals for the elderly and the underserved. He has developed concerts celebrating the lives of such great artists as Jussi Björling, John McCormack and Nicolai Gedda.
Among his numerous awards, Mr. Augustin was recently recognized by international organizations such as the Jussi Björling Society. In 2021, the organization honored him with the prestigious Jussi Björlingsällskapets Pris, distinguishing Mr. Augustin as the only non-Scandinavian tenor ever to win the coveted award. In 2020, the Swedish Women's Educational Association Awarded Mr. Augustin a grant to produce a recital celebrating art and music in Sweden. He has also received awards from the Metropolitan Opera National Council, the Washington International Competition, New Tang Dynasty Competition in China, and many more.