New Orleans Opera to Present Virtual Concert Starring Bryan Hymel and Irini Kyriakidou

By Logan Martell

The New Orleans Opera has announced a virtual concert featuring opera stars Bryan Hymel and Irini Kyriakidou.

The operatic duo will be joined by Maestro Robert Lyall, pianist Michael Borowitz, and a string quartet from the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra.

Presented from the Guild Home of the New Orleans Opera, the program will feature arias and duets from works such as “Tosca,” “Romeo and Juliet,” “Samson and Deliliah,”and more. The concert will premiere on January 15 and will be available through February 15, 2021.

“Nothing gives us greater pleasure than to sing in our hometown for our New Orleans community!” writes Hymel and Kyriakidou in a press release. “We want to thank New Orleans Opera and Maestro Lyall for this incredible opportunity. We chose this repertoire with much care and love, hoping that it will bring a musical comfort to everyone during these challenging times. Stay safe and optimistic.”