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.)
From Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette
Spakos in Cléopatre from Jules Massenet
From my very first Bohême performance at Opernhaus Zürich.
From Richard Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier
Spent some time in the Swiss Alps with my family, enjoying these beautiful views! Hope all of you are having a grea… https://t.co/YV6ujaZdNW
25 Jun 2017
Mr. Bernheim will tour Italy with the Orchestra dell’Accademia Teatro alla Scala this summer, performing in four concerts. The tour begins on July 11 in Varese, and then continues on to Como (July 13), Pavia (July 14), and ends in Cremona (July 15). At each venue, Mr. Bernheim will sing a programme of opera arias, including “Pourquoi me réveiller” from Werther, “Che gelida manina” from La bohème, and “De’ miei bollenti spiriti” from La traviata. Conducted by Lorenzo Viotti, the program will also include Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 in F minor. This concert tour concludes Mr. Bernheim’s 2016/2017 season, and his next season begins at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, where he will sing Alfredo in Verdi’s La traviata opening August 30. Ticket information for these concerts to follow shortly.