Stephanie Larsen/Valerie and Miguel Miro-Quesada/John M. O’Quinn Foundation Endowed Fund Fellow
Coach for La bohème, Florencia en el Amazonas, and Don Giovanni. First-year HGO Studio artist.
About the Artist:
First-year HGO Studio artist Kyle Naig is a pianist and coach from Des Moines, Iowa. Recently, he has played productions of Manon and The Barber of Seville at Opera Santa Barbara, As One at Des Moines Metro Opera, Scalia/Ginsburg and Porgy and Bess at the Glimmerglass Festival, Turandot at Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre, and Tosca at Intermountain Opera Bozeman. Other recent engagements include a production of Scarlatti’s Il trionfo dell’onore during the Midtown Opera Festival at Opera Memphis as well as returns to Opera Santa Barbara (Trouble in Tahiti and Gallantry) and Intermountain Opera Bozeman (Falstaff). During summer 2018, he returns to the Glimmerglass Festival (Trouble in Tahiti, The Cunning Little Vixen, The Barber of Seville). He is an alumnus of training programs at Des Moines Metro Opera, Opera Santa Barbara, and Lyric Opera of Kansas City and is a graduate of the University of Kansas. Besides his 2018–19 coaching assignments at HGO, he will perform in HGO Studio recitals, Studio Showcase, and other events.