A “superb vocal soloist” (The Washington Post), tenor Steven Soph performs music spanning the medieval to modern day. Upcoming, Soph makes his Apollo’s Fire debut as the Evangelist in Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, his Elmhurst Symphony debut as the Evangelist in Bach’s St. John Passion, his Charlotte Symphony debut in Handel’s Messiah, and his Mobile Symphony debut in Mozart’s Requiem. Steven returns to the Baltimore Choral Arts Society to perform Mozart’s Requiem and Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings with Philip Munds, principal French hornist of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
A long-time member of Miami’s Seraphic Fire, Steven returns to sing the role of Acis in Handel’s Acis and Galatea. A familiar guest of The Cleveland Orchestra, Mr. Soph joined the Severance Hall premier performances of Stravinsky’s Threni id est Lamentationes Jeremiae Prophetae conducted by Franz Welser-Möst, an all-Handel program led by Ton Koopman, and Mozart’s Requiem led by Patrick Dupré Quigley.
Soph appears with renowned orchestras, master chorales, and chamber ensembles throughout the United States, including San Francisco’s Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Augusta Symphony, Miami’s New World Symphony, Cheyenne Symphony, Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra, San Diego’s Mainly Mozart Festival Orchestra, Aspen Chamber Symphony, Bach Society of St. Louis, Apollo Master Chorus of Chicago, Chicago Chorale, Master Chorale of South Florida, Colorado Pro Musica, New York City’s Musica Sacra, Tucson’s True Concord Voices and Orchestra, Kansas City’s Spire Chamber Ensemble, Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado, Austin’s Panoramic Voices, Boston’s Cut Circle, Conspirare, Yale Choral Artists, and New York City’s Roomful of Teeth. Soph holds degrees from the University of North Texas and Yale’s School of Music and Institute of Sacred Music. www.stevensoph.com