“Special thanks to the superb orchestra and nuanced continuo from Kyle Naig.”
Santa Barbara Voice Magazine
Kyle Naig is a pianist, coach, and conductor from Des Moines, Iowa. He is a recent graduate of the Houston Grand Opera Studio, where he worked on productions of Aïda, Saul, Don Giovanni, Florencia en el Amazonas, and La bohème, as well as the premiere workshop of El milagro del recuerdo in Mexico City.
In the summer of 2021 he was Associate Conductor for Sweeney Todd at Des Moines Metro Opera, and in 2020 he arranged and conducted a double bill of Gluck operas as well as a new version of Così fan tutte from the harpsichord for Pacific Opera Project.
He has appeared as music staff at many American opera companies, including The Dallas Opera, Opera Santa Barbara, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, the Glimmerglass Festival, North Carolina
Opera, Virginia Opera, Opera Memphis, Intermountain Opera Bozeman, and Cedar Rapids Opera. This summer, Kyle will be principal pianist/coach for Carmen at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis. He also maintains an active schedule as a recitalist and an arranger.