Artist portraits

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Artist portraits

Opera is an art obviously based on works, but it also (and most especially?) relies on artists – on the performers, singers and musicians, on orchestra conductors and stage directors, who make opera an eminently living art. To better understand the role of these iconic artists, we present a portrait of them and put their careers in perspective…to go further.

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The voices of tomorrow : meet the tenor Bryan Hymel

At the occasion of a brief detour to Paris, we had the opportunity to meet Bryan Hymel. The young american tenor from New-Orleans, rising figure of the actual lyrical scene, talks about his atypical career which tooked him from Jazz to the greatest opera houses in the world, such as the Metropolitan Opera, Covent Garden (where he replaced Jonas Kaufmann as Aeneas), or the Wiener Staatsoper. Gifted of a particularly high tessiture, he explains his taste for the french heroïc tenor...