Paul Max Tipton

    Described by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution as a dignified and beautiful singer, bass-baritone Paul Max Tipton performs and records in opera, oratorio, chamber music, and art song throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Recent recordings & engagements include Haydn’s Creation with Pacific Symphony, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with Bach Collegium Japan for a debut in Tokyo, covering the title role in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro at Handel & Haydn Society under Raphaël Pichon, a recording of Nicolaus Bruhns’s solo cantatas for bass with Masaaki Suzuki for the BIS label, the role of Phoebus in Bach Cantata No. 201, Geschwinde, ihr wirbelnden Winde, with Dana Marsh and the Washington Bach Consort for the Acis label, Christus in Bach’s St. Matthew Passion at Spoleto Festival USA, Plutone in Monteverdi’s Orfeo with Göteborg Baroque, and the Bach Mass in B-Minor for Avie Records with Nicholas McGegan & Cantata Collective. In 2023-2024 he records 17th century German cantatas for the BIS label with Masaaki Suzuki at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, is a soloist with Bach Collegium San Diego at the annual BachFest Leipzig in Germany, and returns to Tokyo with Bach Collegium Japan for Handel’s Messiah. He holds an MMus from Yale University and resides in New York City.