Keanon Kyles

Keanon Kyles

Bass-Baritone Operatic Singer

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A Performing Artist at the Lyric Opera, Vocal Teacher,  and Columbia College Graduate, Keanon also has toured Italy and performed in Scotland in one of the lead roles in La Boheme, as well as New York’s Carnegie Hall. His passion for authentic performance is truly impactful, as is his commitment to youth as a LATTE Board Member.

Keanon Kyles, praised by CNN for his “incredible voice and beautiful technique” Kyles was raised in Chicago where he received his degree in music from Chicago’s Columbia College. He made his opera debut as Colline in Puccini’s “La Boheme” here in North Chicago. Conducted by Metropolitan Opera’s Maestro David Jackson, he made his Italy debut in Trento as Betto in Gianni Schicchi and Peter in Hansel and Gretel. After making his U.K. debut as Colline in La Boheme he returned to Scotland to perform the title-role in Rigoletto in a Scottish Opera’s production.

He recently made his Chicago Opera Theater debut as Daggoo in their production of Moby Dick. Shortly after he made his South America debut as Noye in Noye’s Fludde. Kyles then returned to Chicago to make his Lyric Opera debut by way of their Lyric Unlimited program in their production of Earth to Kenzie. He had the great pleasure of following that successful production with a Chicago Symphony Orchestra solo debut and performing in Chicago Opera Theater’s World Premiere of Freedom Ride where he covered the role of Tommie and as part of the ensemble. His career has been highlighted by CNN, GMA and The Chicago Sun-Times.

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