BMus, MMus in Perf (Distinction)
‘Ashlyn Tymms provided glamour and a voice with colour and depth…’ – Financial Times, London, March 2017
Ashlyn Tymms was recently praised for her ‘wonderful tone and creamy quality’ – Limelight Magazine, 2016 Tait Winter Prom, London
Ashlyn has recently graduated as a HF Music Scholar at the Royal College of Music, Masters of Performance with Distinction. Ashlyn is the proud recipient of the Outstanding Australian Musician Award from the Royal Over-Seas League and the Tait Louise Worthington Award, Tait Memorial Trust. Ashlyn has also been honored to be a scholarship holder of the Basil Coleman Award, Sylvia Harris Award, Ian Potter Cultural Trust, Joan Carden Award and the PPCA Performers Trust, Australia.
Most recently Ashlyn toured to South Korea performing in recital with the London Cello Orchestra performing at numerous venues including the Lotte Concert Hall and Seoul Arts Centre.
Ashlyn performed as Rosimonda in Handel’s opera Faramondo, in collaboration with the Royal College of Music and the London Handel Festival conducted by Laurence Cummings and directed by William Relton, March 2017. At the Royal College of Music International Opera School she performed as La Marchande de journaux in Poulenc’s Les mamelles de Tirésias within the Double Bill conducted by Michael Rosewell, directed by Stephen Unwin.
Earlier this year Ashlyn had the honour of singing as a soloist within Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music with the Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra at Buckingham Palace hosted by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales under the baton of John Wilson.
Performing as a finalist in the Royal Over-Seas League Music Competition Vocal section, Ashlyn was invited to perform once again for the ROSL Overseas Awards in recital. Subsequently she was awarded the Royal Over-Seas League Outstanding Australian Musician, receiving this award from Princess Alexandra at the Gold Medal Final.
Within staged Britten opera scenes performed at the Britten Theatre, Royal College of Music, Ashlyn performed as Nancy in Albert Herring, Bianca in The Rape of Lucretia and Mrs. Grose in The Turn of the Screw, Directed by John Copley. Other operatic roles performed in staged scene work at the Royal College of Music include Prince Charming in Cendrillon and Dryade in Ariadne auf Naxos. She also performed the role of Judith in a new opera by composer Algirdas Kraunaitis, The Two Sisters, produced by the Royal College of Music in association with Tête à Tête directed by Bill Bankes-Jones.
Other performed operatic roles include Euridice in Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo, Title role in Dido and Aeneas, Busby Le Cornu in the Australian premier of The Cockatoos, Eurydice in Offenbach’s Orpheus in the Underworld, Berenice in Rossini’s L’occasione fa il ladro and the Australian premier of Philip Glass and Robert Moran’s The Juniper Tree.
Ashlyn has performed as the alto soloist in numerous concerts throughout Australia and the UK. London highlights include Stuart Skelton Wagner Concert, St Paul’s Knightsbridge, Leighton House Museum and St John Smith’s Square. Performed concert repertoire includes Handel Messiah, Dvorak Stabat Mater, Handel Nisi Dominus, Bach Magnificat and Cantata 78, Charpentier Te Deum, C.P.E Bach Magnificat, Heinichen Missa Nr 9 in D. Ashlyn recently performed in the Sydney Sings performance of Verdi Requiem, Sydney Town Hall.
These details were last updated on June 14, 2018