"...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



Puccini: Messa di Gloria

Barbican Hall

Sir Antonio Pappano, conductor

5, 8,10,14



Opéra national Bordeaux

Marc Minkowski, conductor



Concert with Ermonela Jaho

Opera Oviedo

Alain Guingal, conductor

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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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La Traviata at The Royal Opera House and La Scala

From the Royal Opera House to Teatro alla Scala, tenor Benjamin Bernheim continues to delight in his acclaimed role of Alfredo in Verdi’s La Traviata. In London, under the baton of maestro Antonello Manacorda, Benjamin joins a cast of superb talents including American soprano Angel Blue as Violetta, and Italian baritone Simone Piazzola as Germont. His first performance is on January 24th, and Mr. Bernheim finishes the month of January in London with subsequent performances on the 26th, 29th, and 31st. Additional information and tickets are available here.

In Milan, his performance is eagerly awaited as the “tra i più brillanti tenori emergenti ” (Connessi all’Opera). Myung-Whun Chung conducts, while Marina Rebeka sings Violetta, and Leo Nucci sings Georgio Germont. Performances are February 2nd, 5th, and 8th.

Next, Mr. Bernheim returns to London to work with Maestro Pappano and the London Symphony Orchestra on Puccini’s Messa di Gloria, on March 3rd at the Barbican Centre.

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