Jonathan Nussman - Baritone/Guitar

Jonathan Nussman is a baritone whose varied interests include opera, theater, and art song, with a special emphasis on music from the 20th and 21st centuries. Appearances include San Diego Opera, Opera Boston, Guerilla Opera, Juventas New Music Ensemble, Cape Cod Opera, the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra, Bodhi Tree Concerts, the La Jolla Symphony, soundSCAPE New Music Festival.


As a performer of contemporary and experimental works, he frequently premieres pieces by composers from around the world, as well as his own original compositions. In addition to originating prominent roles in over twenty world-premiere operas and theatrical works, he has performed extensively in more traditional repertoire, with notable roles including Papageno (Die Zauberflöte), Count Almaviva (Le Nozze di Figaro), Larry Foreman (The Cradle Will Rock), and Sid (Albert Herring).


He is originally from Charlotte, North Carolina, and is currently a candidate for a doctoral degree in contemporary vocal performance at UC San Diego.