"...the major French lyric tenor the opera world is longing for."

(Chicago Tribune)

"...luminous timbre, the piercing high notes are accompanied by a rare intelligence of phrasing"

(Opera Magazine)

"...this is one of the most interesting tenors of our time"

(Die Presse)

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A rising star on the operatic and concert stage, French tenor Benjamin Bernheim has been heralded as “a revelation” with a distinctive voice that is “flawless and pure, ranging from delicate pianissimo to heroic fortissimo as required.” (Opera News) This season, Bernheim is featured in an impressive array of house and role debuts at Europe's most acclaimed venues.

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Next Performances

23

Oct

Verdi Requiem

Royal Opera House, London

Antonio Pappano, conductor

31 

Oct

5, 8 

Nov

L’elisir d’amore

Wiener Staatsoper

Speranza Scappucci, conductor

12

Nov

Recital – L’instant Lyrique

Éléphant Paname, Paris

Antoine Palloc, piano

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Audio

Ah! lève-toi, soleil!

From Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette 

Tu veux la voir… Dans la splendeur

Spakos in Cléopatre from Jules Massenet

Rodolfo’s Aria

From my very first Bohême performance at Opernhaus Zürich.

Di rigori armato il seno

From Richard Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier

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Role debut in Verdi’s “Requiem”


Mr. Bernheim makes his debut in the tenor role in Verdi’s Requiem on October 23rd at the Royal Opera House, conducted by Sir Antonio Pappano.  He is joined by the Bulgarian soprano Krassimira Stoyanova, American mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton, and Hungarian bass Gábor Bretz. Additional information and tickets are available here.

This performance marks Mr. Bernheim’s first appearance at the Royal Opera House this season, and he returns in January to perform the leading tenor role in another work by Verdi: La Traviata. Last season, he made his house debut in the role of Rodolfo in La bohème, to rave reviews.

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