“Patrick Hyland’s gentle, sensitive articulation was both intelligent and touching”
"Vocal highlights were tenor Patrick Hyland, beautifully at ease in the role"
Opera Con Brio
"Songs were sung...by the gorgeous tenor Patrick Hyland"
Fintan O'Toole The Irish Times
Award winning Irish Tenor Patrick Hyland studied with renowned vocal teacher Dr Veronica Dunne at the Royal Irish Academy of Music. Patrick was awarded best Irish singer at the prestigious Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition in 2016 and was a semi finalist of the Angelo Loforse Competition in Milan 2017. Operatic and other roles he has performed include Erik Oxenstjerna Cristina, Regina Di Svezia (Wexford Festival Opera), Nemorino L’Elisir d’amore (Wexford Festival Opera), Tamino The Magic Flute (Wexford Fesival Opera), El Remendado Carmen (RTE CO), Jupiter Semele (RIAM), Rinuccio Gianni Schicchi (RIAM) Camille The Merry Widow (Lyric Opera & Cork Opera House). He was a member of the Glyndebourne Opera Festival Company Chorus (2012 & 2013). Concert and solo performances include BAM New York, Internationale Opernwerkstatt Switzerland tour, Áras an Uachtaráin, solo performances with both the RTE National Symphony Orchestra and the RTE Concert Orchestra in the National Concert Hall Dublin, Dublin Castle, the Mansion House and the Royal Hospital Kilmainham for the Irish Presidency of the European Union. Oratorio performances include Gerontius, The Creation, Stabat Mater and The Messiah. He is a multiple Feis Ceoil winner including the Dermot Troy Trophy for Oratorio, the Count John McCormack Cup, the William Young Cup, the Operatic Duet Cup and the Sligo Feis Ceoil best male singer award. He is a recipient of a bursary from the Count John McCormack Society and is a former Opera Theatre Young Associate Artist. He is a co founder of Irish Opera Artists.