About the artist:
Andrei Kymach is making his HGO debut. He is the 2019 first prize winner of the prestigious BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition and a 2018 graduate of the Bolshoi Young Artist Program, where he made his role debut as Don Carlos in Dargomyzhsky’s The Stone Guest at the Bolshoi Theatre. In the 2021-22 season, he returned to the Bolshoi Theatre for Sadko, Bayerische Staatsoper for La bòheme, and Welsh National Opera for the title role in Don Giovanni, and debuted at the Savonlinna Festival as Escamillo in Carmen. Upcoming is his house debut at Lyric Opera of Chicago. Recent role highlights include Sir Riccardo Forth (I puritani) at the Gran Teatro del Liceu Barcelona, Lord Enrico Ashton (Lucia di Lammermoor) at the Auditorio de Tenerife, Don Giovanni at Opera de Nice and Théâtre d'Antibes, and a concert performance of Rubinstein’s The Demon (title role) at London’s Queen Elizabeth Hall. Kymach gave concert performances of Tchaikovsky’s The Maid of Orleans under Tugan Sokhiev at The Bolshoi Theatre and on tour in France including at Halle aux Grains in Toulouse and The Philharmonie de Paris, as well as a concerts for Opera de Nice, Opera de Toulon, and the NHK Symphony Orchestra in Tokyo. He holds a degree in philosophy from the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kiev and a degree in singing from the National Tchaikovsky Music Academy of Ukraine in Kiev. He was a member of the Ukraine’s Kherson Philharmonic Society.