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Keanon Kyles

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Kyles love for Opera started in Chicago, Il where he was raised. He made his opera debut in “La Boheme” as Colline and since then has gone on to perform both new works and classical repertoire in Japan, Italy, London, South America, Germany, Scotland and more! He made his Carnegie Hall solo debut in 2019 which was the same year he made his Lyric Opera of Chicago debut in their world premiere of, “Earth to Kenzie”. Aside from operatic performances, Kyles performs a plethora of concert work with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. He recently had his Pacific Northwest Debut by way of Portland Opera where he was a Resident Artist and performed the role of Morales in their production of “Carmen” He is a two time Reva and David Logan Foundation grant recipient and fellow, as well as, 2022 Illinois Arts Council Grant recipient.

Kyles truly believes every artist has a unique story and journey that can resonate across the globe and is humbled that his artistic journey has been highlighted by Good Morning America, BBC News, CNN, NPR amongst other major media outlets. With the desire to invest more into his vocal development, in 2020 he accepted the Chicago Opera Theater/ Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University’s Professional Diploma and Young Artist position and completed that program in May 2022. His 2023 season starts with him covering the role of Leeroy in the world premiere of The Factotum, a solo recital with Chamber music at Bethany featuring “Two Black Churches” by composer Shawn Okephebolo and a production of “Chicago Currents” with Chicago Fringe Opera.