Nathan Stark
                                        
Bass-Baritone
 
"A useless life is an early death."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, (1749-1832)

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                                                                   Opera
Recently Performed:

Opera                                    Role                         Company                                                   Year

La Boheme                                           
Colline                                 Cincinnati Opera                                                                    2017
Carmen                                                 
Escamillo                             Dayton Opera                                                                         2017
Die Zauberflote                                   
Sarastro                                Madison Opera                                                                      2017
Fidelio                                                  
Rocco                                    Houston Symphony Orchestra                                           2017
Silent Night                                         
The French General            Opera San Jose                                                                       2017
Tristan und Isolde                              
Marke                                   Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra                                         2016
La Boheme                                           
Colline                                  Hawaii Opera Theatre                                                          2016
Turandot (Busoni)                              
Emperor Altoumn               BARD Music Festival                                                          2016
Fidelio                                                  
Rocco                                     Cincinnati Opera                                                                  2016
Buried Alive                                        
Gravedigger                         Fort Worth Opera                                                                  2016
Embedded                                            
Montresor                             Fort Worth Opera                                                                  2016
A MidSummer's Night Dream          
Bottom                                  Hawaii Opera Theatre                                                          2016
La Boheme                                           
Colline                                  Tulsa Opera                                                                             2015
La Fille du Regiment                          
Sulpice                                  Mill City Summer Opera                                                     2015
Rigoletto                                              
Count Monterone                Atlanta Opera                                                                        2015
L'Italiana in Algeri                             
Mustafà                                Opera San Jose                                                                      2014
Rigoletto                                               
Sparafucile                          Opera in the Heights                                                            2014
Die Verschworenen                             
Graf Lüdenstein                  BARD Music Festival                                                           2014
La Calisto                                             
Silvano                                 Cincinnati Opera                                                                  2014
Carmen                                                  
Zuniga                                  Cincinnati Opera                                                                  2014
Buried Alive                                          
The Gravedigger                Fargo-Moorhead Opera                                                       2014
Embedded                                              
Montresor                            Fargo-Moorhead Opera                                                       2014
La fille du Regiment  
                          
Sulpice                                  Madison Opera                                                                     2014
Die Frau ohne Schatten
                      
One-Armed Brother            Metropolitan Opera                                                             2013
The Nose                                               
Newspaper Clerk*               Metropolitan Opera                                                             2013
Galileo Galilei                                     
Pope Urban VIII/Cardinal Barberini
Pope Urban/Barberini       Cincinnati Opera                                                                  2013
Pope Urban VIII/Cardinal Barberini
Pope Urban VIII/Cardinal Barberini

Don Giovanni                                      
il Commendatore                Cincinnati Opera                                                                  2013
Don Giovanni                                    
   il Commendatore                Madison Opera                                                                     2013
Die Walkure                                         
Hunding                               Dayton Opera                                                                        2013
Don Giovanni                                      
Leporello                              Opera Grand Rapids                                                            2013
Les pêcheurs de perles  
                       
Nourabad                            Virginia Opera                                                                       2012
Henry VIII                                             
Duc de Norfolk                   Bard Music Festival                                                             2012
Billy Budd                                             
Mr. Flint*                             Metropolitan Opera                                                             2012
Romeo et Juliette                                  Frere Laurent                       Dayton Opera                                                                       2012
Madama Butterfly                              
 
Bonze                                    Arizona Opera                                                                      2012
Aida   
                                                     
King of Egypt                      Virginia Opera                                                                     2011

Die Zauberflöte                                      Sprecher                                   Cincinnati Opera                                                                 2011
Rigoletto                                                 Count Monterone               Cincinnati Opera                                                                 2011
il Barbiere di Siviglia                           
Don Basilio                          Canton Symphony                                                              2011
Don Carlo                                               
Filippo II                              Opera in the Heights                                                         2011
Madame Butterfly                                 
Bonze                                   Kentucky Opera                                                                  2010
il Barbiere di Siviglia                            
Don Basilio                         Kentucky Opera                                                                  2010
Rigoletto                                               
   Sparafucile                          Virginia Opera                                                                    2010
Die Meistersinger Nürnberg                 
Nightwatchman*               Cincinnati Opera                                                                2010
La Boheme                                               Alcindoro                            Cincinnati Opera                                                                2010
Otello                                                    
   Montano                              Cincinnati Opera                                                                2010
Don Giovanni                                        
Commendatore                   Virginia Opera                                                                    2010
Don Giovanni                                         
Leporello *                          Virginia Opera                                                                    2010
La Boheme                                         
       Colline                                 Virginia Opera                                                                    2009
Don Quichotte auf der Hochzeit            Don Quichotte                   Kentucky Opera                                                                  2008
Semele                                                         Somnus                              Long Beach Opera                                                              2005
Die Schweigsame Frau                             Farfallo                               Long Beach Opera                                                              2004

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Concerts

Opera in the Park                                  
Guest Soloist                       Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra                                     2017
Verdi Requiem                                        
Bass Soloist                          Canton Symphony Orchestra                                           2017
Defiant Requiem                                    
Bass Soloist                          Chicago Philharmonic Orchestra                                     2017
Defiant Requiem                                    
Bass Soloist                          Detroit Symphony Orchestra                                            2017
Missa Solumnis                                     
Bass Soloist                          Musical Society of Michigan                                            2017
Verdi Requiem                                         Bass Soloist                          New Haven Symphony                                                      2017
Missa Solumnis                                     
Bass Soloist                          Pacific Symphony Orchestra                                             2016
The 3 Baritones: Opera Recital           
Soloist                                   Opera Orlando                                                                    2016
Beethoven Choral Fantasy                  
Bass Soloist                           Canton Symphony Orchestra                                           2016
Beethoven 9th Symphony                    
Bass Soloist                           Canton Symphony Orchestra                                           2016
Verdi Requiem                                        
Bass Soloist                          Atlanta Symphony Orchestra                                           2015
Samson et Dalila                                   
The Old Hebrew                 Atlanta Symphony Orchestra                                           2015
Defiant Requiem                                    
Bass Soloist                           San Diego Symphony Orchestra                                    2015
Beethoven 9th Symphony                     
Bass Soloist                           Valdosta Symphony Orchestra                                       2015
Defiant Requiem                                    
Bass Soloist                           Boston Music Hall                                                             2015
Beethoven 9th Symphony                     
Bass Soloist                           Canton Symphony Orchestra                                          2015
Elijah
                                                        
Elijah                                     University of North Dakota                                            2015
Recital                                                    
   Bass Soloist                           El Camino College                                                            2015
Defiant Requiem                                     
Bass Soloist                           University of New Mexico                                              2014
Lumenocity 
                                             
Bass Soloist                           Cincinnati Pops Orchestra                                              2014
Songs of Love & War                             
Bass Soloist                           Cincinnati Catacoustic Consort                                      2014
Beethoven 9th Symphony                      
Bass Soloist                           Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra                                    2014
Defiant Requiem                                     
Bass Soloist                           Defiant Requiem Foundation                                         2014
Salome (concert version)                       
First Nazarene                      Boston Symphony Orchestra                                          2014
Madison Christmas                                
Bass Soloist                           Madison Symphony Orchestra                                      2013
Haydn's Creation                                    
Bass Soloist                           Valdosta Symphony Orchestra                                      2013
 Mozart Requiem                                    
Bass Soloist                           Washington National Cathedral                                    2012

     Messiah                                                     Bass Soloist                          Pacific Symphony Orchestra                                           2011

     Elijah                                                         Elijah                                     Modesto Symphony Orchestra                                      2011

     Elijah                                                         Elijah                                     Concordia University Orchestra                                    2011

     Cincinnati Opera 90th Anniversary      Soloist                                   Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra                                   2010

     Mozart Requiem                                      Bass Soloist                          Canton Symphony Orchestra                                         2010

     il Retablo de Maese Pedro                      Don Quixote                        Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra                                      2009

     Verdi Requiem                                          Bass Soloist                           Holland Symphony Orchestra                                       2009

    

  


Teachers                                                   Coaches                                               Conductors                                        Stage Directors
Kenneth Shaw                              Kenneth Giffiths                                Robert Spano                                  Thor Steingraber
Shigemi Mastumoto                    Donna Loewy                                    John Keenan                                    Chuck Hudson
Dr. Cherrie Llewellyn                 Warren Jones                                      John DeMain                                   Lotfi Mansouri
Dr. Lewis Woodward                  Marilyn Horne                                   Peter Mark                                       Nic Muni
                                                                                 Marie-France Lefebvre                     Christopher Larkin                         Robin Guarino
                                                        Henri Venanzi                                    Andreas Mitisek                              Ken Cazan      
                                                                            John Churchwell                               Mark Gibson                                    Lillian Groag
                                                        John Beeson                                        Edoardo Müller                               Sir Jonathan Miller
                                                        Jonathan Kelly                                   Enrique Carreón-Robledo              Bernard Uzan
                                                        Matt Lobaugh                                    Jean-Marie Zeitouni                        Chris Alexander
                                                                                                                     Bernard Labadie                              Linda Brovsky
                                                                                                                      Joseph Rescigno                              Marc Astafan
                                                                                                                      Andris Nelsons                               Tomer Zvulun
                                                                                                                      Steven White                                   Kristine McIntyre
                                                                                                                      Vladimir Jurowski                          Tazewell Thompson
                                                                                                                      Murry Sidlin                                    Sam Helfrich
                                                                                                                      Neal Gittleman                                Lawrence Edelson
                                                                                                                      Kostis  Protopapas                          David Lefkowich
                                                                                                                      Kelly Kuo                                         Ted Huffman
                                                                                                                      Jonathan Talberg                             Michael Shell
                                                                                                                      Gary Thor Wedow                          Alain Gauthier
                                                                                                                      Louis Langree                                  Tara Faircloth
                                                                                                                      Andres Orozco-Estrada                  Natacha Templeton
                                                                                                                      Patrick Reynolds                              Daniel Ragazzi
                                                                                                                       Joseph Marcheso                             Kathleen Clawson
                                                                                                                       Ming Luke
                                                                                                                       Anne Manson 
                                                                                                                                                                                    
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Education

     Artist Diploma in Opera (A.D.)                                                         University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music, 2009

     Masters of Music  (M.M.)                                                                    California State University, Long Beach, 2007

Bachelors of Music (B.M.)                                                                   California State University, Long Beach, 2004

     Associate of Arts  (A.A)                                                                       Modesto Junior College, 2001

     Performance Certificate in Theater/Dramatic Arts                         Modesto Junior College , 1999


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      Programs 

      Cincinnati Opera Resident Young Artist       2010

  Virginia Opera Resident Young Artist           2009
  Music Academy of the West                            Summer 2007
  Music Academy of the West                            Summer 2006
  Long Beach Opera Resident Young Artist     Summer 2005
  Long Beach Opera Resident Young Artist     Summer 2004
  Opera Pacific Resident Young Artist -            Fall/Spring 2003
                                      
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