Benjamin Bernheim and Florence Boissolle
Puisque j'ai mis ma lèvre à ta coupe - Gabriel Fauré
"...the luminous timbre, the piercing high notes are accompanied by a rare intelligence of phrasing; the French tenor's assurance suits his character, a musician convinced of the superiority of his art ... "
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.
3, 6, 9 , 12, 15, 18, 21
Emmanuel Villaume, conductor
Giampaolo Bisanti, conductor
Olga Peretyatko, soprano
Benjamin Bernheim, ténor
Orchestre de chambre de Paris
Marc Minkowski, conductor
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
01 Feb 2018
Benjamin Bernheim continues his 2017/2018 season in Vienna, where he makes his role debut as Nemorimo in Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore. This also marks his house debut at the Wiener Staatsoper. The three performance run opens on February 3rd with additional performances on February 6th and 10th. The role of Adina is shared by Valentina Naforniţa and Andrea Carroll, while Mario Cassi sings Belcore, and Paolo Rumetz sings Dulcamara. This classic Otto Schenk production has been a favorite of Viennese audiences for decades, and Mr. Bernheim is one of the many tenors who has had the pleasure of performing Nemorino in this traditional setting. French conductor Frédéric Chaslin leads from the pit. For additional information and tickets please click here.