March 10, 2020

Friday night at the Wende Museum of the Cold War in Culver City, the riveting opera singer and performance artist Timur and his band the Dime Museum presented an early workshop of “Nueva Canción: Songs of Protest and Resistance.” The avant-cabaret project is a cycle of...

May 18, 2019

"Les deux héros sont idéalement interprétés, par le baryton britannique Ed Ballard et par le ténor Timur (on imagine qu’il a jugé plus commode pour faire carrière de laisser de côté son patronyme d’origine kazakh)."

May 18, 2019

"Ed Ballard as Algernon and the American Kazakh tenor Timur as John Worthing are quite convincing with their lively facial expressions and gestures."

May 18, 2019

"But the virtuosity of the singers (in particular that of the tenor Timur and soprano Alison Scherzer), their vocal lightness, their ability to take the highs, fascinate."

February 27, 2019

One Body, by New York-based composer John Kennedy was performed February 15, 2019 at Boston Court in Pasadena as part of their Winter Music Series. This five movement cantata combines texts by Walt Whitman, St. Augustine, Native Americans and several contemporary poets...

February 11, 2019

Ah, l’amour! In what could be called a perfect DC description of, and introduction for, a perfect Valentine’s Day concert, Russian Chamber Art Society president Mary Kruger welcomed the sizable and enthusiastic audience with the observation that the music we were about...

September 21, 2018

Back home amid the art-music-fashion cross-pollination of downtown L.A., it was almost inevitable that Wilde would cross paths with the charismatic tenor Timur Bekbosunov and his band, The Dime Museum; as he had with so many musicians, Wilde would later dress and style...

July 19, 2018

Mononymic tenor Timur, who moonlights as lead singer of the glam-rock outfit the Dime Museum, plays the lascivious slaveboy Dionysus, emitting moaning melismas as he describes the pleasures of Nicomedes’s court. 

Full review of Young Caesar by John Harrison 


April 22, 2018

In his sole scene, tenor Timur, had the audience in stitches with hi Monsieur Triquet, a risibly pretentious French fop, who epitomizes how Russia felt about France's political dominance.

February 5, 2018

Tenor soloist Timur Bekbosunov projected both the agony and terror of the roasting swan with compelling sounds and gestures.

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