Baritone Kevin Grace is gaining a reputation as an accomplished performer with a variety of roles and genres. In 2005, Kevin made his operatic debut as Happy in La fanciulla del West with New York City Opera. As a principal singer, Kevin has appeared with New York Grand Opera, Opera Roanoke, Boheme Opera, Light Opera of New Jersey, Hudson Opera, Delaware Valley Opera, Caramoor International Festival, and the Belleayre Music Festival.
His most notable portrayals are Sharpless in Madama Butterfly, Papageno in Die Zauberflöte, Schaunard in La Bohème, Morales in Carmen, Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Dr. Malatesta in Don Pasquale, and Belcore in L’Elisir d’Amore. Recently Kevin received praise for his portrayal of Dandini in La Cenerentola with Lyric Opera Studio Weimar, Germany.
In concert Kevin has performed with the Westfield Symphony, VoxAmaDeus, The Canterbury Chorale, Connecticut Master Chorale, Ars Musica Chorale, Middletown City Chorale, Luzerne County Chorale, The Stonewall Chorale, Trenton Choral Society, and the Philadelphia Chamber Orchestra. His most notable concert works include Faurè Requiem, Bach’s Weihnachts Oratorium, Brahms German Requiem, Puccini’s Messa di Gloria, and Orff’s Carmina Burana.
Kevin is also gaining popularity as a musical theater performer. In 2015, he received rave reviews for his portrayal of Count Carl-Magnus in Light Opera of New Jersey’s production of A Little Night Music. Recently Mr. Grace returned to New York City Center Encores in their well-received production of Most Happy Fella. This is his first time appearing with St. Petersburg Opera Company.
INTO THE WOODS 2017 – CINDERELLA’S PRINCE / WOLF