Since June 2001 has Timo Janzen been a permanent member of the Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks.
Timo Leonard Janzen, born in 1970, first of all studied German language and literature in Osnabrück and Hanover as well as church and school music, before studying singing with Carl-Heinz Mueller from 1995-1999. Further teachers were and are Werner Compes, Kurt Widmer, Walter Berry, Bernd Weikl and Thomas Quasthoff.
During his studies he was already a guest artist at the opera houses in Bremen and Hanover, with further productions in Meppen and Göttingen. Currently his particular preferences are for singing lieder and oratorio, expressed in his wide range of solo concert activities, particularly in northern Germany.