Apollo Master Chorale

Steven Soph
A “superb vocal soloist” (Washington Post) possessing a “sweetly soaring tenor” (Dallas Morning News) of “impressive clarity and color” (New York Times), tenor Steven Soph performs throughout the U.S. and Europe.

2015 concert engagements include Evangelist and arias in Bach's St. Matthew Passion with Chicago Chorale, Mozart's Mass in C minor with San Diego's Mainly Mozart Festival Orchestra, Handel's Messiah with the Bach Society of St. Louis, Festival Laus Polyphoniae in Antwerp, Belgium with Cut Circle, and Mozart's Requiem with Master Chorale of South Florida.

Soph appeared recently with the Cleveland Orchestra under Ton Koopman in an all-Handel program at Severance Hall, with Symphony Orchestra Augusta for Bach’s B-minor Mass, as Jephte in Carissimmi’s Jephte with the Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado, with Musica Sacra in Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, as Uriel in Haydn’s Creation with Texas Choral Consort — named a 2014 Top 10 performance by the Austin Chronicle, and at Musica Sacra Festival Maastricht, The Netherlands, performing works of Brumel and Josquin with Cut Circle.

In addition to the Apollo Master Chorale of Minneapolis; Soph can be heard with many top American vocal ensembles including GRAMMY-nominated Seraphic Fire; GRAMMY Award-winning Conspirare; GRAMMY Award-winning Roomful of Teeth; GRAMMY-nominated True Concord Voices & Orchestra; Trident; Yale Choral Artists; Cut Circle; Santa Fe Desert Chorale; Colorado Bach Ensemble; American Classical Orchestra Chorus; Spire Chamber Ensemble; GRAMMY-nominated Choir of Trinity Wall Street, NYC; Choir of the Church of the Advent, Boston; and the Choir of St. John’s Cathedral, Denver.

Soph holds degrees from the University of North Texas and Yale School of Music where he studied with renowned tenor James Taylor at Yale’s Institute of Sacred Music.


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