Coming to The Berman April 24, 2014 7:30 p.m.
Nathan Gunn has made a reputation as one of the most exciting and in-demand baritones of the day. He has appeared in internationally renowned opera houses including the Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Paris Opera, and Teatro Real in Madrid. A frequent recitalist, he will be joined by pianist Julie Gunn, his wife, on The Berman stage.
Nathan Gunn has appeared in internationally renowned opera houses such as the Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Paris Opera, Bayerische Staatsoper, Glyndebourne Opera Festival, Theater an der Wien, Teatro Real in Madrid, and the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels. His many roles include the title roles in Billy Budd, Eugene Onegin, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, and Hamlet; Guglielmo in Cosí fan tutte, the Count in Le Nozze di Figaro, Malatesta in Don Pasquale, Belcore in L’Elisir d’Amore, Ottone in L’incoronazione di Poppea, Tarquinius in The Rape of Lucetia, and The Lodger in The Aspern Papers.
This season, Mr. Gunn returns to the Theater an der Wien in the world premiere of Iain Bell’s The Harlot’s Progress, the Metropolitan Opera for The Magic Flute, the Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Dallas Opera for Il barbiere di Siviglia, and the San Francisco Opera for Show Boat. He also tours Australia with Mandy Patinkin. At The Berman, Nathan Gunn’s performance will be an exploration of the classic american songbook, including selections from Gershwin, Charles Ives, Harold Arlen and more.
“I dare anyone not to fall in love — either with the person next to them or the performer on stage — during the first 20 minutes of An Evening with Nathan Gunn.” -Theater Mania
“Nathan Gunn commands an operatic baritone whose mighty heft and richness confer an outsize authority on everything he touches.” -The New York Times