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Bach Collegium San Diego staff can be reached at:

1475 Catalina Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92107

Phone: 619-341-1726

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Bach Collegium San Diego is a historically-informed professional music ensemble based in San Diego, California.

Paul Max Tipton


Described by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution as “a dignified and beautiful singer,” Paul Max Tipton, Bass-Baritone, enjoys an active career in opera, oratorio, and chamber music. He solos under such notable figures as Masaaki Suzuki, Matthias Pintscher, Nicholas McGegan, Leonard Slatkin, Ton Koopman, Helmuth Rilling and Martin Katz, and with such organizations as the Bach Collegium Japan, New York Philharmonic, Apollo's Fire, Seraphic Fire, Conspirare (Austin) and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s. His repertoire ranges from Schütz and Monteverdi to Britten and Bolcom, and recent engagements include Handel's Dettingen Te Deum, Rameau’s La Lyre Enchantée, and a recording of Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem, Op. 45 which earned a 2012 Grammy nomination. His singing of the Bach Passions are noted in particular for their strength and sensitivity. Mr. Tipton studied at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and Yale University, and is a Lorraine Hunt Lieberson Fellow at Emmanuel Music in Boston.