performers

Nathan Granner

Nathan Granner

Nathan Granner is a world-renowned leading tenor, headliner, and solo and collaborative artist, specializing in contemporary opera and late bel canto repertoire. In addition to regularly performing beloved roles such as Puccini’s Rodolfo, Mozart’s Ferrando, and Verdi’s Jacopo Foscari, Granner has originated numerous roles in world premieres, including Korey Wise in Anthony Davis’s 2020 Pulitzer Prize-winning opera The Central Park Five and Aubrey Wells in Opera Parallèle's work Today it Rains by Laura Kaminsky, Mark Campbell, and Kimberly Reid. As a member of the Sony Classical group “The American Tenors,” Granner has enjoyed chart-topping success. Granner has also toured extensively as a solo artist, accompanied by classical guitarist and record producer Beau Bledsoe. Together, Granner and Bledsoe bring arrangements of songs of diverse genres to unique cities, from Glendive, Montana to Perm, Russia.

Performances

Wednesday, July 12 | 7:00 PM
Gordon Getty's Goodbye, Mr. Chips

Gordon Getty's celebrated opera reimagined for film, Goodbye, Mr. Chips, receives a special screening at the historic Cameo Cinema in St. Helena. Getty’s fourth opera is based on the popular 1934 book Goodbye, Mr. Chips and other stories by James Hilton. Directed by Brian Staufenbiel, the film features tenor Nathan Granner, soprano Marnie Breckenridge, baritone Lester Lynch, and bass-baritone Kevin Short. The orchestra of stellar Bay Area players is conducted by Nicole Paiement. Members of the Young People’s Chorus of New York City, conducted by Francisco J. Núñez, also perform. 

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