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Bryan’s recording of Les Troyens shortlisted for Gramophone Award

$wm1_0x700_$_OA1097D_covThe Royal Opera House’s 2012 performance of Les Troyens, starring Bryan Hymel as Aeneas, has been shortlisted for a 2014 Gramophone Award. Released on Opus Arte DVD and Bluray in 2013, the recording now stands to receive one of the highest honors in the classical music recording industry.

Gramophone made special mention of the American tenor’s star turn in Berlioz’s epic drama, citing Bryan as “a match for Davis’s Jon Vickers in Aeneas’s searing ‘Inutiles regrets.’”

Winners of the 2014 Gramophone Awards will be announced online on August 27 with the awards ceremony taking place on September 17. Click here to purchase Les Troyens.

 

Bryan reprises Berlioz’s Faust with Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse

HymeFollowing his success in Munich with the Bayerische Staatsoper’s Guillaume Tell, American tenor Bryan Hymel heads to the Auditorium Kursaal in Saint-Sébastien for a concert performance of Berlioz’s La damnation de Faust. Featuring the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, the performance is conducted by Tugan Sokhiev and also hears Julie Boulianne as Marguerite and Paul Gay as Méphistophélès.

Bryan made his Paris and Vienna debuts with the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse in the same work earlier last year.

 

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Bryan Hymel “shines” in Bayerische Staatsoper’s Guillaume Tell

rsys_39087_53ad8561df6e5Making his role debut, Bryan Hymel “shines as the war-happy, scar faced Arnold” in the Bayerische Staatsoper’s new production of Rossini’s Guillaume Tell, according to Die Welt. The review went on to praise the American tenor’s “secure high notes, which are supported from his baritonal base to reach wonderful heights.”

Bayerische Rundfunk Klassik added to the acclaim, writing that “Bryan Hymel knows how to win audiences over with his bright tenor,” while Die Presse proclaimed Bryan “an excellent Arnold.”

Guillaume Tell continues at the Bayerische Staatsoper through July 13.

 

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