steven caldicott wilson

“Steven Caldicott Wilson was a powerful, polished and moving Evangelist”

Steve Smith, NY Times, April 15, 2011

“The soloists — Tiffany Rosenquist de la Torre, soprano; Meg Bragle, mezzo-soprano; Steven Caldicott Wilson, tenor; and Jesse Blumberg, baritone — were well matched in the duets, and consistently moving in their solo contributions”

Allan Kozinn, NY Times, May 21, 2012

“The part of Nicolas was sung with steadiness and sensitivity by the tenor Steven Caldicott Wilson, who was impassioned without ever straining, and calm in his death scene.”

Zachary Woolfe, NY Times, Dec. 28, 2015

“Steven Caldicott Wilson projected Judas’s valor and faith powerfully”

Allan Kozinn, NY Times, May 18, 2011

“Mr. Wilson’s lithe, shapely tenor gave his arias a sense of authority.”

Allan Kozinn, NY Times, Dec 7, 2011

Chicago-based oratorio tenor Steven Caldicott Wilson has been a member of the twice GRAMMY-nominated classical a cappella vocal quartet New York Polyphony since 2011, and was an inaugural member of The Leonids with Chor Leoni Vancouver in May 2022 where he will return in 2023. He will also return to engagements with Schola Antiqua in Chicago and Milwaukee in 2022. Past solo appearances include Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Symphony Hall Boston, multiple Evangelist roles and Bach cantata recitals with Trinity Baroque Orchestra NYC, Chatham Baroque, TENET Vocal Artists, Clarion Orchestra NYC. He made his Carnegie Hall solo debut in December 2010 in Handel’s Messiah.

Founded in 2006, New York Polyphony is dedicated to historical performance of medieval and renaissance repertoire as well as modern commissions and educational outreach. Noteworthy engagements include the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, 2013 Taipei International Choral Festival, Heidelberger Frühling, Wigmore and Cadogan Halls London, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Tage Alter Musik Regensburg (Germany), Festival Internacional de Música Abvlensis (Spain), Stavanger Kammermusikkfestival (Norway), Cartagena Festival International de Música (Colombia), Early Music Vancouver.

Steven is an engaging and versatile musician, combining sensitive expression with a disciplined attention to detail in solo and ensemble settings. His career has focused not only on historical performance practice but also the performance of new music. Steven is also a skilled pianist, teacher, and coach. A native of Virginia, he has been based in Chicago since September 2022. He travels frequently, domestically and abroad, and eagerly pursues opportunities to prepare new works and to interpret historical music. He is an enlisted veteran of the United States Air Force Band Singing Sergeants, and a graduate of Ithaca College (BM) and the Yale University Voice Masters program in early music, oratorio, and chamber ensemble.

 

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Schedule

Appearances with New York Polyphony can be found here

Handel Messiah

Apollo’s Fire

December 6-11, 2022 • Cleveland
December TBD • Chicago

Tickets and further info coming soon

Monteverdi Vespers

Apollo’s Fire

October 8-15, 2022 • Cleveland, OH
October 16, 2022 • Evanston, IL

Tickets and info http://apollosfire.org/

Dante 360

Schola Antiqua

November 18-20, 2022
Athenaeum Center for Thought & Culture, Chicago

Tickets and further info coming soon

early music now

Schola Antiqua

December 3-4, 2022
Milwaukee

Tickets and further info coming soon

The Leonids

Vancouver, BC

May, 2022

Chor Leoni is thrilled to introduce The Leonids, a new professional ensemble under the direction of Artistic Director Erick Lichte. The Leonids will serve as the professional headline choir for Chor Leoni’s annual VanMan Male Choral Summit and as an educational, inspirational, and aspirational force for this festival and beyond.

Artists + Info

BALDWIN WALLACE 2022 BACH FESTIVAL

Berea, OH

April 8-10, 2022

Soloist, Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248, Cantatas No. 1 – No. 4

Handel Messiah

Apollo’s Fire

December 6-11, 2022 • Cleveland
December TBD • Chicago

Tickets and further info coming soon

Monteverdi Vespers

Apollo’s Fire

October 8-15, 2022 • Cleveland, OH
October 16, 2022 • Evanston, IL

Tickets and info http://apollosfire.org/

Dante 360

Schola Antiqua

November 18-20, 2022
Athenaeum Center for Thought & Culture, Chicago

Tickets and further info coming soon

early music now

Schola Antiqua

December 3-4, 2022
Milwaukee

Tickets and further info coming soon

The Leonids

Vancouver, BC

May, 2022

Chor Leoni is thrilled to introduce The Leonids, a new professional ensemble under the direction of Artistic Director Erick Lichte. The Leonids will serve as the professional headline choir for Chor Leoni’s annual VanMan Male Choral Summit and as an educational, inspirational, and aspirational force for this festival and beyond.

Artists + Info

BALDWIN WALLACE 2022 BACH FESTIVAL

Berea, OH

April 8-10, 2022

Soloist, Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248, Cantatas No. 1 – No. 4

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