Bryan Hymel nominated for Royal Philharmonic Society Singer Award

Screen Shot 2013-04-11 at 1.06.26 PMBryan Hymel has been shortlisted for the Royal Philharmonic Society’s Singer Award. The Royal Philharmonic Society’s Music Awards are the United Kingdom’s highest recognition for live classical music-making. The announcement was made today on BBC Radio 3. Since its establishment in 1989, Royal Philharmonic Society’s Music Awards have honored such musical luminaries as tenor Ben Heppner, pianist Mitsuko Uchida, and conductor Claudio Abbado, among many others. Prize winners for the RPS Music Awards will be announced May 14 at London’s Dorchester Hotel.

Bryan has given a number of celebrated performances on the British stage, including leading roles at the Royal Opera House in Robert le diable, Les Troyens, and Rusalka. The American tenor recently received a nod for an Olivier Award for his Covent Garden appearances. Last month, Bryan was named the recipient of the Metropolitan Opera’s Beverly Sills Award.