The internationally celebrated American baritone has performed many of opera and musical theater’s greatest roles on the world’s most prestigious stages. His live simulcast performances have included the first “Met in HD” transmission, The Magic Flute, in which he sang Papageno. Gunn’s TDO roles have included the Lodger/The Aspern Papers, Guglielmo, Malatesta, and Figaro. He has made many other roles his own, from Don Giovanni to Billy Budd, garnering many awards, including the Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording (Billy Budd) and the Metropolitan Opera’s first-ever Beverly Sills Award. Gunn has been widely acclaimed in musical theater, including performances with the New York Philharmonic (Carousel, Camelot). He has championed dozens of new songs, operas, and sung theater in a multitude of venues. Gunn recently debuted his one-man autobiographical show produced and written by Hershey Felder, entitled Flying Solo. Gunn is a professor at the University of Illinois where he developed and founded the first Bachelor of Musical Arts in Lyric Theatre curriculum in the nation.