Ukrainian baritone Andrei Kymach was the First Prize Winner of the prestigious BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2019. He graduated from the Bolshoi Young Artist Program in 2018. Within his tenure he made is role debut as Don Carlos in Dargomyzhsky’s The Stone Guest at the Bolshoi Theatre.
This 2023/24 season will see Andrei make house debuts at Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia for Count Tomsky Pique Dame and the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden for Escamillo Carmen. On the concert platform he will sing Robert Iolanta with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in concert, Rachmaninov’s The Bells with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestral and give a recital at Oxford Lieder. Future seasons will see him make returns to Opera National de Paris and Welsh National Opera.
Highlights of the previous season include very successful house debuts at Houston Grand Opera as Pere Germont in La Traviata, Opera Australia as the title role in Don Giovanni, Chicago Lyric Opera as Escamillo in Carmen and Tomsky in Queen of Spades at the Grange Festival.
Past performances include his house and role debut at the Gran Teatro del Liceu Barcelona as Sir Riccardo Forth I puritani alongside Javier Camarena and Pretty Yende, role and house debut singing Lord Enrico Ashton Lucia di Lammermoor at the Auditorio de Tenerife, title role in Don Giovanni at Opera de Nice and Théâtre d’Antibes, as well as Welsh National Opera plus a concert performance of Rubinstein’s The Demon title role at London’s Queen Elizabeth Hall.