GRAMMY® nominated baritone and director Johnathan McCullough recently premiered his production of David T. Little’s Soldier Songs produced by Opera Philadelphia, which was nominated by the Recording Academy for Best of Recording, received an International Opera Award nomination, and won the Artistic Creation Prize at the inaugural Opera America Awards for Digital Excellence. He has sung leading roles at Opera Philadelphia, Komische Oper Berlin, English National Opera, Opéra de Lausanne, Portland Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, and many more. McCollough was selected by Renée Fleming to participate in the Weill Institute Song Studio at Carnegie Hall, where he has also performed in concert. Upcoming singing engagements include appearances with Pittsburgh Opera and Lyric Opera Kansas City, as well as directing “Emily” at the Barns at Wolf Trap. He currently serves as the opera program director for the National Children’s Chorus leading the National Youth Opera Academy. He is also the executive director of Fourth Wall NYC, a theatrical vocal ensemble focused on interdisciplinary collaboration as well as artist well-being. As a director, McCullough’s work has been noted by The New York Times as “a pacesetter for cinematic opera.” For more information, visit mccullouighbaritone.com.