Benjamin Bernheim and Aude Extrémo
Carmen Final Duet
"...the major French lyric tenor the opera world is longing for."
"...luminous timbre, the piercing high notes are accompanied by a rare intelligence of phrasing"
"...this is one of the most interesting tenors of our time"
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
05 Dec 2018
Mr. Bernheim has been named as a Rolex Testimonee. In a statement on social media, the tenor said:
“I am honored to be a Rolex Testimonee. Rolex has a long history of supporting the arts, and I am proud to continue their vision to encourage individual excellence.”
He is part of a select group of fellow artists, including Plácido Domingo, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Jonas Kaufmann, Sonya Yoncheva, Sir Bryn Terfel, Juan Diego Flórez, and Cecilia Bartoli.
On its website, Rolex praises the tenor’s talent and outstanding career:
“Recognized for the purity of his beautiful voice, the immense depth of his musical expression and eloquent performances, French tenor Benjamin Bernheim has been captivating audiences at the world’s leading opera houses, including the Royal Opera House in London, the Zürich Opera House, the Opéra National de Paris and Chicago’s Lyric Opera. The extraordinarily gifted tenor has sung a number of iconic arias and diverse roles – from Lensky to Rodolfo and Faust – earning him a reputation as one of today’s most acclaimed opera singers.”
Rolex is also committed to supporting cultural institutions – many of which the tenor will perform in the coming months, adding to his successful season. These include the Royal Opera House, the Opéra National de Paris and the Teatro alla Scala. Additional information and a complete list can be found on the Rolex website.