Tenor Bryan Hymel sings shining high Cs in the Rossini aria "Asile héréditaire." Dario Acosta/Warner Classics hide caption

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01Asile héréditaire

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    Asile héréditaire
    Album
    Heroique
    Artist
    Bryan Hymel
    Label
    Warner Classics
    Released
    2015

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