Johnathan McCullough is an American baritone with an esteemed international career. An avid interpreter of new music, he is a regular at Opera Philadelphia, and will make his Bayerische Staatsoper debut this summer.
Currently at ENO: Count Almaviva The Marriage of Figaro
Last season, he made role and house debuts as Harlequin Ariadne auf Naxos (Opéra de Lausanne) and Figaro Il barbiere di Siviglia (Wolf Trap Opera). He returned to Opera Philadelphia for Demetrius A Midsummer Night’s Dream and debuted at Opera San Louis Obispo in his signature role of Papageno Die Zauberflöte. He has also appeared at the Lyric Opera of Chicago and Komische Oper Berlin.
He is an avid interpreter of new music, working directly with composers Carlisle Floyd, Jennifer Higdon, David T. Little, Lowell Liebermann, Missy Mazzoli, John Musto, Rene Orth, Kevin Puts, Steven Stucky, and Eli Villanueva. He won first prize in the 2019 Gerda Lissner Foundation Song competition, singing Mahler’s Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen.
Last updated: 12th February 2020