Alfredo in ‘La Traviata’
Paris en Fête (2014)
"I always marvel at his rich column of sound, even from top to bottom . . . through “Che gelida manina,” his high notes soared."
(Seen and Heard International)
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.
Ido Arad, conductor
Paul Wynne Griffiths, conductor
Richard Jones, director
18, 21, 23, 26, 29, 31
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Manuel López-Gómez, conductor (7, 23 > 31 Dec.)
Spakos in Cléopatre from Jules Massenet
From my very first Bohême performance at Opernhaus Zürich.
From Richard Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier
06 Jun 2017
Benjamin Bernheim’s 2017-2018 season begins in London, where he sings Rodolfo in Puccini’s La bohème at the Royal Opera House. Simona Mihai joins as Mimì, in a new production by Richard Jones. He reprises the role at the Opéra National de Paris, with six performances over the holiday season. He begins the new year in Bordeaux, where he sings a solo recital with pianist Jean-Marc Fontana on the main stage at the Opéra National Bordeaux. He continues on with debuts, as Nemorino in Donezetti’s L’elisir d’amore at the Wiener Staatsoper in February is followed by a new staging of Faust at Lyric Opera of Chicago. Mr. Bernheim then returns to France, where he sings in two concerts in Paris. The first is with Olga Peretyatko at the Philharmonie de Paris, and is a program of arias and duets, and the second is an Hommage à Gounod with the Orchestre National de France. His season finishes at the Opernhaus Zürich, where he sings Alfredo in Verdi’s La Traviata.