06 Jun 2017
Benjamin Bernheim’s 2017-2018 season begins in Berlin, where he sings Alfredo in Verdii’s La Traviata at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. Although Mr. Bernheim has sung before at the Deutsche Oper, this marks his role debut as Alfredo. The production opens their season on August 30th, with an additional performance on September 2nd.
Next, Mr. Bernheim makes his house debut at the Royal Opera House, where he sings Rodolfo in a new production of Puccini’s La bohème. 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.