“[An] alert and highly musical baritone”—Opera News

Nathaniel Sullivan is a musician, theatre artist, and writer devoted to holding space for reflection, understanding, and creative projects that champion change. Sullivan infuses his work with “impressive strength and precision” (Schmopera), as well as “great eloquence” (ConcertoNet) and “allegiance to both music and words” (ConcertoNet). Season highlights: soloist and Jesus in the St. John Passion with Abendmusik at First-Plymouth Church (March 2024); soloist in Fauré’s Requiem with the Quad City Symphony Orchestra (March 2024) and with the New Dominion Chorale (April 2024); soloist in Heinrich Schütz’s Musikalische Exequien with Musica Sacra (March 2024). Recent highlights: the role of The King in the North American premiere of George Benjamin’s Lessons in Love and Violence at Tanglewood; premiering two works for baritone and chamber ensemble with Contemporaneous at Carnegie Hall; the role of Manfred in Jake Heggie’s Two Remain (Out of Darkness) with the Quad City Symphony Orchestra; covering the role of Harvey Milk in the world premiere of Stewart Wallace’s Harvey Milk Reimagined at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis. Sullivan was one of seven winners of the Astral Artists National Competition (2023) and has been awarded the Grace B. Jackson Prize for exceptional service at Tanglewood (2019), Third Place in the Washington International Competition (2023), Third Place in the Lyndon Woodside Oratorio Solo Competition (2019), Third Place in the Orpheus Vocal Competition (2019), and First Place in the NATS National Musical Theatre Competition (2018). He received his BM from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (2014) and his MM from the Bard College Conservatory of Music (2017).


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