Nate Mattingly, Mac-Irton
"From Fort Worth, TX, Nate Mattingly, is a bass-baritone who is known for his acute musicianship, powerful stage presence, and beautiful vocal production. With his background in theory and composition, Nate has developed new works such as the title role in Evan Mack’s Yeltsin in Texas at Opera in the Heights (’20), Judge Dodsworth in Matthew Peterson’s Voir Dire at Fort Worth Opera (’17, recording available on Spotify, Apple Music, and Amazon), the posthumous premiere of Roque Cordero’s Cantata para la paz in Fort Worth (’17) and has also performed roles such as Salieri in Mozart and Salieri at Opera Saratoga (’19), Secret Police in The Consul at Opera Saratoga (’18), and Friedrich Bhaer in Little Women at Opera in the Heights (’17). When not on the stage, Nate also collaborates with composers and librettists in settings such as Fort Worth Opera’s Frontiers, American Lyric Theatre’s Composer Librettist Development Program, and Seagle Music Colony’s American Center for New Works Development.
Nate is now an extra chorister for the Metropolitan Opera (Götterdämmerung, ’19; Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, ’21; Don Carlos, ‘22) and currently resides in Kingston, Oklahoma when not working in NYC. He is a proud feline father, motorcycle enthusiast, and amateur iPhoneographer.