"...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





La Grange au Lac

Orchestre des Pays de Savoie





Bayerische Staatsoper

Paolo Carignani, conductor







Auditorium de Bordeaux

Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine

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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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Recital in Evian at La Grange au Lac

Following his highly acclaimed performances as Alfredo in La traviata at the Opéra national de Paris, Mr. Bernheim explores the recital format at La Grange au Lac in Evian, France, as part of the series Voix d’automne. He will perform works from his new album as well as singing Berlioz’s Les Nuits d’été for the first time. The full program includes:

BERLIOZ Les Nuits d’été
BERLIOZ « Nature Immense » extrait de la Damnation de Faust (air de Faust)
GOUNOD « L’amour, oui son ardeur » extrait de Roméo et Juliette (air de Roméo)
MASSENET « En fermant les yeux » extrait de Manon (air de Des Grieux)
TCHAÏKOVSKI « Kuda, kuda » extrait d’Eugène Onéguine (air de Lenski)

The recital is performed with the Orchestre des Pays de Savoie, conducted by Nicolas Chalvin, and will be broadcast live on Radio Classique.

Tickets and additional information are available here.

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