Jonathan Nussman - Baritone/Guitar
Jonathan Nussman is a baritone whose varied interests include opera, theater, improvisation, and chamber music, with a special emphasis on works 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, Project [BLANK], the La Jolla Symphony and soundSCAPE New Music Festival. As a performer of contemporary and experimental music, he frequently premieres his own compositions as well as pieces by composers from around the world.
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). Jonathan is originally from Charlotte, North Carolina, and currently lives in San Diego, California. He holds a doctoral degree in Contemporary Music Performance from UC San Diego, and master’s degree from the Boston Conservatory at Berklee.