Described by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution as a dignified and beautiful singer, bass-baritone Paul Max Tipton has soloed under such notable figures as Leonard Slatkin, Matthias Pintscher, Helmuth Rilling, Nicholas McGegan, Paul Hillier, Craig Hella Johnson, and Martin Katz. Recent collaborations include Haydn’s Creation with Pacific Symphony, Britten’s War Requiem with Lincoln Symphony Orchestra, Christus in Bach’s St. Matthew Passion at the Spoleto Festival USA, Plutone in Monteverdi’s Orfeo with Göteborg Baroque, a Grammy-nominated recording of Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem with Seraphic Fire, and a recording for the BIS label of Nicolaus Bruhns’ solo cantatas for bass with Masaaki Suzuki. This season he covers the title role in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro at Handel & Haydn Society, makes his solo debut in Tokyo with Bach Collegium Japan in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, and records the Bach Mass in B-Minor with Nicholas McGegan & Cantata Collective. He studied on full-fellowship at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and Yale University. www.paulmaxtipton.com