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Grace Kahl

New York City native soprano Grace Kahl is an artist quickly emerging on the opera and concert stages throughout the United States. Grace recently finished her tenure as Resident Artist at Utah Opera from 2018-2020, where notable performances included The Rose (The Little Prince), Papagena (Die Zauberflöte), and Annina (La Traviata). Grace was a member of the prestigious Apprentice Artist program at Santa Fe Opera for their 2019 season, where she covered the role of Lyra and was featured in the world premiere of Poul Ruder’s The Thirteenth Child. After the Covid-19 pandemic put live performances on pause, Grace made a triumphant return to the stage at Des Moines Metro Opera where she sang the roles of Johanna (Sweeney Todd) and Mary Johnson (Fellow Travelers) in their 49th season. A frequent interpreter of 21st century music, Grace has sung in two World Premieres this year, including Dayton Opera’s Finding Wright and Des Moines Metro Opera’s A Thousand Acres. Grace was the first prize winner of the 2017 American International Czech and Slovak Voice Competition. Grace has also been awarded prizes in the Palm Springs Opera Competition, Carolyn Bailey and Dominick Argento Vocal Competition, and the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. For the 22-23 season Grace will be the soprano soloist in Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with the Taylor Music Group in Charleston, SC, and she will sing Papagena in Die Zauberflöte at Arizona Opera. Grace holds a Bachelor’s of Music from CUNY Queens College and a Masters of Music/Artist Diploma from Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. She currently resides in Long Island with her husband and her dog. You can find out more information about Grace on her website: gracekahlsoprano.com or follow her on Instagram @gracekahlsoprano.