Award-winning Irish tenor Patrick Hyland is a regular on the concert and operatic stage performing globally in venues including Glyndebourne, the Royal Albert Hall, BAM New York, National Opera House, Wexford, the National Concert Hall, Dublin. Having studied at the Royal Irish Academy of Music under Veronica Dunne he has received widespread critical acclaim from leading global opera magazines Opera News, Opera Today and Opera, with the Irish Independent hailing his debut performance with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra as “exceptional”. As a finalist at the Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition 2016 he was awarded the Dermot Troy Prize for the best Irish singer. He has performed lunchtime concerts with both the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra. Operatic roles include Erik Oxenstjerna in Foroni’s Cristina, regina di Svezia (Wexford Festival Opera); Nemorino in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore,Tamino in Mzart’s The Magic Flute, Silvio/Pasquin in Bizet’s Le docteur Miracle (Wexford Festival Opera ShortWorks); Romboïdal in Offenbach’s L’ile de Tulipatan (Northern Ireland Opera), El Remendado in Bizet’s Carmen (RTÉ Concert Orchestra), Camille in Lehár’s The Merry Widow (Lyric Opera Productions and Cork Opera House) and Jaquino in Beethoven’s Fidelio (Lyric Opera Productions). Oratorio performances include Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius, Haydn’s The Creation and Stabat Mater and Handel’s Messiah.