TIM BALDWIN was born in Norwich and educated in Somerset before studying Electronic Engineering at Southampton University.

Tim started singing belatedly at the age of 35 but has since sung many roles, including the title roles in Don Giovanni, Macbeth, Nabucco and Rigoletto, and a variety of operatic roles including Escamillo (Carmen), Falstaff (The Merry Wives of Windsor), Germont (La Traviata), Kecal (The Bartered Bride), Marcello and Schaunard (La Bohème), Sharpless (Madam Butterfly) and Scarpia (Tosca).

Tim has sung many Gilbert and Sullivan roles, and, as for musicals, he has sung such roles as the Poet (Kismet), Tevye (Fiddler on the Roof) and Col. Pickering (My Fair Lady).

He created the role of Prospero in the 2011 premiere of Joe St Johanser’s third opera The Tempest for Guildford Opera, and, in 2012, the role of King Olaf in Surrey Opera’s world premiere production of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s opera Thelma. Last year he played the part of Baron Thunder-ten-Tronck, and others, in Surrey Opera’s Candide.

Tim has appeared twenty five times with Surrey Opera.