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Performer: Bryan Hymel

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ViennaLa bohème

Puccini: La bohème
Speranza Scappucci; Franco Zeffirelli; Vienna State Opera; Marcel Escoffier; Bryan Hymel; Olga Bezsmertna

ViennaBerlioz: Grande Messe des morts

Berlioz: Requiem "Grande Messe des morts", Op.5
Vienna Symphony Orchestra; Philippe Jordan; Bryan Hymel; Singverein der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien; Johannes Prinz

San FranciscoRoméo et Juliette

Gounod: Roméo et Juliette
Yves Abel; Jean-Louis Grinda; San Francisco Opera; Eric Chevalier; Carola Volles; Amina Edris; Nadine Sierra

PhiladelphiaMadama Butterfly

Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Corrado Rovaris; Ted Huffman; Opera Philadelphia; Michael Levine; Annemarie Woods; Eri Nakamura; Bryan Hymel

LondonCarmen

Bizet: Carmen
Julia Jones; Barrie Kosky; Royal Opera; Christopher Willis; Katrin Lea Tag; Clémentine Margaine
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Elena Zilio leads the verismo thrills

Elena Zilio (Mamma Lucia) and Byran Hymel (Turiddu) © ROH | Catherine Ashmore
After its Christmas break, Cavalleria rusticana and Pagliacci return to the Royal Opera in Daminano Michieletto's arresting production. 
****1
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Evil under the sun: Hymel triumphs in Cav and Pag

Simon Keenlyside (Tonio), Bryan Hymel (Canio), Carmen Giannattasio (Nedda) © ROH | Catherine Ashmore
Even stronger than first time round, Michieletto's impressive staging is complemented by an outstanding double role debut from Hymel and a heartbreaking Santuzza from Elīna Garanča.
*****
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Herheim’s lavish Vêpres siciliennes returns

Michael Volle (Montfort) and Bryan Hymel (Henri) © ROH | Bill Cooper
A mural depicting Etna erupting is the only hint of Sicily in Stefan Herheim’s opulent staging, returning to Covent Garden for the first time since the Royal Opera’s Verdi bicentenary celebrations in 2013. 
****1
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Rattle leads the LSO on a thrilling ride into the abyss

Bryan Hymel and Sir Simon Rattle © Doug Peters | PA Wire
The LSO’s pedigree in Berlioz is second to none so La Damnation de Faust acted as the perfect showcase in its “This is Rattle” festival. 
****1
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Don Carlo revival fails to completely catch fire

Bryan Hymel (Don Carlo) © ROH | Catherine Ashmore
Has Health and Safety finally caught up with the Spanish Inquisition? A flameless auto-da-fé and some low-key individual performances meant this revival took time to hit its stride. 
***11
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