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.


Bryan makes his role debut in Bayerische Staatsoper’s Guillaume Tell

Bryan_Hymell-5371This month sees Bryan Hymel making his role debut as Arnold Melcthal in Guillaume Tell. The American tenor adds the heroic Rossini role to his repertoire with five performances at the Bayerische Staatsoper June 28 through July 13.

Dan Ettinger conducts a new production staged by Antú Romero Nunes that also sees Michael Volle in the title role, Marina Rebeka as Mathilde, and Evgeniya Sotnikova as Jemmy. The production will also be broadcast live for free on Max-Joseph-Platz as part of the Staatsoper’s “Oper für alle” program, webcast live for free on Staatsoper.TV, and can also be heard live on BR-Klassik radio. Click here for more streaming information.


Bryan named one of opera’s “40 Under 40” by WQXR’s Operavore

1922319_1462138014008959_1353448685_nBryan Hymel was recently named one of opera’s “40 Under 40” by WQXR’s opera blog and channel, Operavore. Dedicated to the next generation of operatic talents, the roundup described the American tenor’s voice as “muscular and lyrical all at once,” adding that Bryan “saved the show in London and New York by stepping in for colleagues in the daunting role of Enée in Les Troyens and has never looked back.”

Click here to read the story in full.


Bryan Hymel performs Verdi’s Requiem under the baton of Yannick Nézet-Séguin

HymeOn May 16 and 17, American tenor Bryan Hymel joins the Rotterdam Philharmonic and its music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin for Verdi’s Requiem, a work he sang to acclaim with the Edinburgh International Festival last summer.

Under Maestro Nézet-Séguin’s baton, Bryan is joined by soprano Camilla Nylund, mezzo-soprano Karen Cargill, and bass Mikhail Petrenko. The performances also include the talents of the Collegium Vocale Gent. For ticket information, click here.

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