TIMUR, “the extravagantly transgressive tenor, dangerously seductive” (LA Times), has made solo appearances with LA Philharmonic, Bang on a Can All-Stars, Sarasota Opera, PROTOTYPE Festival, Utah Opera, Santa Cecilia Academy, Budapest Palace of the Arts, Hawaii Opera Theater and the Industry LA, among others. He has collaborated with many composers, including Thomas Adès, Evan Ziporyn, David Lang, Silvano Bussotti, David T. Little, Kate Moore, Mohammed Fairouz, Anne LeBaron, the late Gian-Carlo Menotti, Peter Eötvös, Veronika Krausas, Michael Gordon, Erling Wold, Tobias Picker and Nick Urata. His band Timur and the Dime Museum, described by NPR’s Here & Now as “post-punk screaming opera”, has appeared on America’s Got Talent, opened for Tiger Lilies, DeVotchKa, and collaborated with the Klaus Nomi songwriter, Kristian Hoffman. The band appeared as part of PROTOTYPE in 2013, and in 2014, premiered and toured an environmental rock-opera COLLAPSE by Daniel Corral at Redcat Theater, Miami Light Project and Operadagen Rotterdam. Produced by Beth Morrison Projects, COLLAPSE received its NY debut as part of BAM 2015 Next Wave Festival. TIMUR is a co-creator of “Silent Steppe Cantata” by Anne LeBaron, a large-scale composition about Kazakhstan. His voice is featured on the Hollywood soundtrack of “Ruby Sparks” and on recordings by Naxos USA, Milan Records, Nonesuch, Deutsche Grammophon and ANTI-. He is currently developing “Love, Honor, Obey,’’ with text by comedian Margaret Cho; “One Body” by John Kennedy; “Permanent Revolution of Frida & Trotsky” by Ori Barel; a recipient of the NPN grant “Nueva Cancion: Songs of Protest and Resistance”; and “Artaud in the Black Lodge” by David T. Little. He is a faculty member of the California Institute of the Arts and a creative director of ACE Pictures Entertainment, a Malaysian film investment company, where he will executive produce a slate of over ten films. More info: theoperaoftimur.com and timurandthedimemuseum.com