Nathan Gunn is recognised as one of America’s most exciting young baritones. He has appeared in many of the world’s most prestigious opera houses including the Metropolitan Opera, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, the Seattle Opera, the Houston Grand Opera, the Dallas Opera, the Opera Company of Philadelphia, the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, the Paris Opéra, the Glyndebourne Festival, and La Monnaie in Brussels. His many rôles include the title-rôle in Billy Budd, Guglielmo in Così fan tutte, Marcello in La Bohéme, Harlekin in Ariadne auf Naxos, Papageno in Die Zauberflöte, Prince Andrei in War and Peace, and the title-rôle in Hamlet. Equally at home on the concert platform, Nathan Gunn has appeared with the New York Philharmonic, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the London Symphony Orchestra, and the Rotterdam Symphony Orchestra. A frequent recitalist, he was featured in John Wustman’s seven-year series, The Songs of Franz Schubert, which concluded in 1997 on the 200th anniversary of Franz Schubert’s birth and included performances of Die schöne Müllerin and Winterreise. He has also been presented in recital by Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, the Wigmore Hall in London, Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, Brussels, the 92nd Street Y in New York, Cal Performances at Berkeley, the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, Vanderbilt University, and the University of Chicago. An alumnus of the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artists Program, Nathan Gunn is also the winner of the 1994 Metropolitan Opera National Council Competition, the 1998 ARIA award, and a 1997 Tucker Foundation Career Grant. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Music from the University of Illinois, where he studied with William Miller and John Wustman.