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.”

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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.

Bryan Hymel’s debut solo recording to be released by Warner Classics

Bryan_Hymell-5879-2Bryan Hymel will release his debut solo recording on Warner Classics, as part of an exclusive recording contract with the label. Recorded with the Prague Philharmonia and French conductor Emmanuel Villaume, the album will be released in early 2015 and feature some of the American tenor’s signature heroic arias from the French repertoire.

Warner Classics president Alain Lanceron noted that the label is “delighted to launch our relationship with this accomplished and distinctive artist.” Bryan added, “I am thrilled to be invited to make my debut solo recording with Warner Classics. The legacy of this label includes recordings of some of the greatest artists in history, and I am looking forward to the opportunity to record the repertoire that has brought me to leading theaters around the world.”

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