KYLE STEGALL (tenor)--one of ABS's newest members having participated in the ABS Academy in 2013--enjoys a career spanning concert, opera, recital and chamber repertoire. In the 2012 season Kyle appeared as soloist with Simon Carrington, Joseph Flummerfelt, Masaaki Suzuki, Nicholas McGegan, and David Hill among others. In the coming season, Kyle looks forward to performances of the Evangelist in Bach’s St. John Passion with Mo. Suzuki in Alice Tully Hall and to Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings at Mount Holyoke University.
Engaged frequently as a concert soloist, recent appearances have included works such as Stravinsky’s Pulcinella, Bach’s Matthaeus-Passion, Handel’s Messiah and Alexander’s Feast, and many works of J.S. Bach such as his Mass in B Minor and various cantatas with ensembles such as Juilliard 415, Windsor Symphony Orchestra, and Yale Symphony Orchestra.
This summer Kyle Tours Japan and Singapore with Mo. Suzuki singing as soloist in performances of Bach’s Mass in b minor. He will also appear with the Yale Voxtet in The Peoples Republic of Myanmar before traveling to Suffolk, U.K. to be in residence at the world-renowned Britten-Pears Young Artist Development Programme. The program is part of the Aldeburgh Music Festival, and will feature Kyle in recitals of the music of Benjamin Britten and Franz Schubert with his frequent collaborator Steven McGhee. Kyle an also be seen as a soloist with the American Bach Soloists Festival in San Francisco singing Bach’s Mass in B Minor, and Handel’s Esther.
A zealous chamber musician and ensemble singer, Kyle recently made his University Musical Society debut in Ann Arbor, MI in collaboration with pianist Martin Katz singing the Brahms Liebeslieder Waltzes. He is also a founding member of Prometheus: an American Vocal Consort. He sings in Yale University’s Voxtet, an ensemble made up of professional graduate students in the Institute of Sacred Music, and as part of the professional choir at Trinity Church in Southport, CT.
On the operatic stage, Kyle has been seen in Baroque, Classic, Romantic, and Contemporary repertoire. Notable among his roles are Arturo in Lucia di Lammermoor, Tamino in Die Zauberflöte, Flute in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Laurie in Little Women, Le Chevalier Danois in Gluck’s Armide, and Little Bat in Susannah.
Kyle received his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Missouri School of Music in his hometown of Columbia under the tutelage of Ann Harrell. He then earned his Master of Music degree from the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance where he was a pupil of Caroline Helton. He is now pursuing studies at Yale University’s School of Music under the guidance of James Taylor.