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Nathan Berg
BASS-BARITONE

Bass-baritone Nathan Berg has made a name for himself around the world as an interpreter of Baroque and Pre-classical repertoire. Recent highlights include Mahler’s Kindertotenlieder with Ludovic Morlot and the Seattle Symphony Orchestra, performances of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 with Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony, Handel’s Theodora with Le Concert Spirituel on tour to Paris, Metz, Brussels, and Vienna, and a new production of Les Indes galantes at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse under Christoph Rousset. He last performed with Music of the Baroque in Haydn’s The Seasons in September 2007.

Operatic highlights include the title roles in Don Giovanni and Le nozze di Figaro in New York, London, Paris, and Vancouver, as well as debuts in the title roles of Der fliegende Holländer and Bluebeard’s Castle, and as Scarpia in Puccini’s Tosca. He has appeared in recital at Wigmore Hall, Lincoln Center, and many other prestigious venues around the world with pianists such as Graham Johnson, Julius Drake, Roger Vignoles, and Martin Katz.

A Grammy-nominated and Juno Award-winning artist, Nathan Berg’s recordings include extensive collaborations with Les Arts Florissants, including Handel’s Messiah and Mozart’s Requiem, songs by Othmar Schoeck, “Lieder Recital” with Julius Drake, and Dvořák's Stabat Mater with Robert Shaw and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Recent and forthcoming DVD releases include Lully's Armide from the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées under William Christie and his performance as Alidoro in the Glyndebourne Festival’s production of Rossini’s La cenerentola.

Born in Saskatchewan, Nathan Berg studied in Canada, America, Paris, and at the Guildhall School of Music.

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