Nathan Munson has been praised for his vocal beauty, maintaining a versatile presence on the concert and operatic stage. He has sung leading and supporting roles with the Sarasota Opera, Hawaii Opera Theatre, the Atlanta Opera, Opera North, Piccola Opera San Antonio, Capitol City Opera, dell’Arte Opera, and the Illinois Opera Theatre. Roles include Beppe in Pagliacci, the Steersman in Wagner’s Der fliegende Holländer, Tom Snout in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Normanno in Lucia di Lammermoor, Pedrillo in Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Remendado and El Dancaïre in Carmen, Rodolfo in La bohème, Roméo in Roméo et Juliette, Ferrando in Così fan tutte, Cassio in Verdi’s Otello, and Dr. Baglioni in a world-premiere revision of Daniel Catan’s La Hija di Rappaccini. Recent performances include roles in Carmen, Der Kaiser von Atlantis, Frida, Salome, The Seven Deadly Sins, and Turandot, all with the Atlanta Opera.
In addition to his operatic appearances, Dr. Munson has been a frequent visitor to the concert stage. This April, he premiered a new work for tenor and orchestra composed by Thomas Ludwig. This season he will sing Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass with the Michael O’Neal Singers in addition to numerous recitals in the Atlanta area. He made his Carnegie Hall debut in Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass and debuted with the Helena Symphony Orchestra (Montana) in Handel’s Messiah. He has been soloist in Bruckner’s Te Deum, Bach’s B-minor Mass, Saint John’s Passion and Magnificat, and Mozart’s Requiem. He has also been featured with the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, Kentucky Symphony Orchestra, Huntsville Symphony, and the Georgia Symphony.
Dr. Munson can be heard on the world premiere recording of The Golden Ticket (Albany Records) and was a featured soloist in a Christmas Concert with the Atlanta Opera, which was recorded live for broadcast by WABE-Atlanta. He is an Assistant Professor of Voice in the Dr. Bobbie Bailey School of Music at Kennesaw State University.