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Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.
Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. The site is also available in several languages.
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Gavan Ring was born in County Kerry and trained at the Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin, and the National Opera Studio, London. He was a Jerwood Young Artist at the 2012 Glyndebourne Festival and won second prize at the 2013 Wigmore Hall International Song Competition and the Southbank Sinfonia Award for Orchestral Song. His engagements include Moralès (Carmen), Nardo (La finta giardiniera) and Phoebus (The Fairy Queen) at Glyndebourne; Manuel (La vida breve), Schaunard (La Bohème) and Jake Wallace (La fanciulla del West) for Opera North; Lieutenant Gordon in the European premiere of Kevin Puts’s Silent Night, Father Philippe in Holst’s The Wandering Scholar and Marcello (La Bohème) for Wexford Festival Opera; Pluto (Orpheus in the Underworld) for Scottish Opera; Hartmann in Offenbach’s Fantasio for Opera Rara under Mark Elder; and Britten’s War Requiem with the Ulster Orchestra in Belfast Cathedral. His other engagements include Figaro (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Guglielmo (Così fan tutte) and Novice (Billy Budd) for Opera North; Bach’s John Passion with the RTÉ Orchestra under Nicholas McGegan; and recitals in the UK and Ireland with Simon Lepper.