Nicholas Stoup

Nicholas Stoup is currently the Principal Timpanist of the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto Canada. He performs regular with some of the world’s major orchestras, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and Toronto Symphony Orchestra. He has worked with many of today’s great conductors, including Gustavo Dudamel, Pierre Boulez and was principal percussionist/timpanist with the Orquesta Comunidad Valenciana from 2004-2011, working with conductors Zubin Mehta and Lorin Maazel. He also has appeared as a soloist with the LA Philharmonic playing the Philip Glass Concerto for 2 Timpani along with Jason Ginter.

A graduate of The Julliard School where he was a student of Daniel Druckman and Roland Kohloff, Nick has also spent residencies at the Lucerne Festival in Switzerland, Music Academy of the West, Pacific Music Festival in Sapporo, Japan and the Spoleto Music Festival in Italy. A versatile artist, Nick also records scores for film and video games.

OrchestraCanadian Opera CompanyTitlePrincipal Timpanist

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