"...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"
22 Jun 2020
It has just been announced that Benjamin has been named “Personnalité Musicale de l’Année ” by l’Association Professionnelle Française de la Critique de théâtre, musique et danse. This body of French theater critics has recognized artists, groups, and performances in live theater, music and dance since 1963 which they feel have left an outstanding impression on the year. This year, Benjamin shares the honor with conductor LÉO WARYNSKI. Although the ceremony could not take place this year, the organization decided to continue to award the prizes. Benjamin released this press statement in recognition of the honor: