Nathan completed his Bachelor of Music at the Melba Conservatorium of Music in 2008, and has since established a career in the Melbourne opera, oratorio, and concert scene. He has won the National Liederfest, Australian Music Events’ Opera Scholar of the Year, the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Aria, the Australian International Opera Award, and placed 3rd in the Herald Sun Aria. He has performed with Opera Australia, Melbourne Opera, Sydney Chamber Opera, the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic, the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, and extensively with Victorian Opera including completing their Developing Artist Program/Master of Music (Opera Performance) in conjunction with The University of Melbourne.
Nathan was the winner of the 2016 Australian International Opera Award. This prestigious prize allowed him the opportunity to study with highly acclaimed international tenor Dennis O’Neill at the Wales International Academy of Voice.
In March 2017, Nathan was involved in the inaugural release on the new Australian Sony Masterworks label. The album, titled Remembrance, features songs and poems in memory of the soldiers that fought in World War One, with Nathan featuring on ten tracks.
In August 2017, Nathan made his first appearance with Sydney Chamber Opera as ‘Tarquinius’, in their highly-acclaimed production of Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia. This production was performed again in 2018 in Hobart as a part of the Dark Mofo festival.
Throughout 2018, Nathan has been working with Opera Australia, touring Victorian schools for their production of By the Light of the Moon (The Owl and the Pussycat).