CONDUCTOR | PIANIST | COACH | ARRANGER
“Music Director Kyle Naig presided from the keyboard with precision and stylistic acumen”
"It was cause for great cheer (and sustained cheering), not only for the overall musical excellence, but also for having marked an auspicious return to in-person opera viewing in Los Angeles, no small feat. Music Director Kyle Naig presided from the keyboard with precision and stylistic acumen, abetted by Geoff Mann’s characterful percussion effects, and Jon Keenan’s tasteful licks on bass."
- Opera Today Review: TROUBLE IN TAHITI
"More sweet is that name" from Handel's Semele. Performed with Daniel Noyola, bass.
"Mab, la reine des mensonges" from Gounod's Roméo et Juliette. Performed with Michael Miller, baritone.
"Were You There," arr. Moses Hogan. Performed with Jonathan Walker Van Kuren, tenor.
Houston Grand Opera Studio recital at Opera America. Dorothy Gal, soprano; Lindsay Kate Brown, mezzo; William Guanbo Su, bass.
“He drew a thoughtful rendition of the score from his orchestra.”
“Conductor Kyle Naig played the recitatives and led the small, distanced, shielded orchestra from the keyboard. He drew a thoughtful rendition of the score from his orchestra. The ensemble had a bright sound and showed a good understanding of eighteenth century operatic textures and phrasing.”
- BWW Review: LA CORONA AND IL PARNASO CONFUSO
“Kyle Naig conducts with flair from the harpsichord.”
“POP often [mounts] farcical opera productions, but with high musical standards. As you walk in, a chamber orchestra is tuning up in its makshift pit, the musicians dressed in 18th century garb... Kyle Naig conducts with flair from the harpsichord."
- LA Times: ERCOLE SU'L TERMODONTE