Nathaniel Sullivan, baritone, strives to truthfully and specifically share his experiences through music, in order to cultivate reflection, understanding, and respect for others. His opera roles have included Papageno (Die Zauberflöte), Sid (Albert Herring), the Baritone (Hydrogen Jukebox), and Elias in the 2018 world premiere of PATH New Music Theater's Simulacrum. Having won the Bard College Conservatory of Music’s 2016 Concerto Competition, Sullivan appeared with The Orchestra Now in 2017, conducted by Maestros James Bagwell (HK Gruber’s Frankenstein!!) and Leon Botstein (Frank Martin’s Sechs Monologe aus Jedermann).
As a Tanglewood Music Center fellow, Sullivan joined Maestro Thomas Adès in the world premiere of Oliver Christophe Leith's Dream Horse (2018) and in the US premiere of Richard Ayres’s The Cricket Recovers (2019). Sullivan made his Carnegie Hall solo debut in November 2018, performing Gerald Finzi's Requiem da Camera “with great eloquence” (ConcertoNet) alongside the New York Choral Society. Awards include First Place in the 2018 NATS National Musical Theatre Competition, Third Place in the 2019 Orpheus Vocal Competition, and Third Place in the 2019 Lyndon Woodside Oratorio Solo Competition. Originally from Bettendorf, Iowa, Sullivan received his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (2014) and his Master of Music degree from the Bard College Conservatory of Music (2017). Sullivan resides in NYC.