Date: Friday, April 5, 2013
Time: 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Contact: Phil Frohnmayer · (504) 865-3429
Location: Roussel Performance Hall, 2nd Floor, Comm./Music Complex
Hymel, who recently made his Metropolitan Opera debut when he stepped in as a last-minute replacement in its production of “Les Troyens,” is one of the fastest-rising tenor stars in the opera world. As a highly sought-after recitalist and concert performer, he has appeared in many of the world’s most accomplished opera houses and festivals. Among his accolades, the New Orleans native is the top prize winner of the 2009 Gerda Lissner Foundation Competition and was the first prize winner of the 2008 Licia Albanese/Puccini Foundation Competition, the 2008 Loren L. Zachary Vocal Competition and the 2008 Giulio Gari Foundation Competition. He was a grand finalist in the 2000 Metropolitan Opera National Council.
Free and open to the public.