Nathan Gunn, an American Baritone

April 8, 2023, 4:00 pm

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Color portrait of nathan Gunn wearing dark suit, white shirt, no tie, in front of brick wall painted blue.
Nathan Gunn (Photo: Joshua Spencer)

Nathan Gunn joins Oliver Camacho to share his passion for American music and singing in English. Topics also include his early career as one of opera’s matinee idols, teaching the next generation of artists, and his forays into musical theater. Later this month, Nathan Gunn sings the role of Emile De Becque in a performance of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific. Learn more New Philharmonic’s Broadway in Concert: South Pacific HERE.

Watch Nathan Gunn sing “Joanna” from Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd.


All selections feature baritone Nathan Gunn.

Traditional, arr. Aaron Copland: At the River
Traditional, arr. Lee Musiker: Shenandoah
Gene Scheer: American Anthem
Kevin Murphy, piano

Gioachino Rossini: “All’idea di quel metallo” from Il barbiere di Siviglia
Lawrence Brownlee, tenor
Munich Radio Orchestra
Miguel Gómez-Martínez, conductor

Benjamin Britten: “Look! Through the port comes the moon-shine astray!” from Billy Budd
London Symphony Orchestra
Daniel Harding, conductor

Sergei Rachmaninoff: O, Cease Thy Singing, Maiden Fair, Op. 4 No. 4
Joshua Bell, violin
Jeremy Denk, piano

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem
III. Reconciliation
Carmen Pelton, soprano
Atlanta Symphony Chorus and Orchestra
Robert Shaw, conductor

James van Heusen: Polka dots and moonbeams
Billy Joel: And So It Goes
Studio ensemble credited on Just Before Sunrise (Sony G0100012238737)