"...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

12, 16, 19, 22, 25, 28, 31



Opéra national de Paris (Bastille)

Lorenzo Viotti, conductor


cancelled due to COVID-19

Roméo et Juliette

The Metropolitan Opera

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor


Concert with Pretty Yende

Auditorium de Bordeaux

Sascha Goetzel, conductor

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Faust at Opéra national de Paris

This Spring, Mr. Bernheim will return to Opéra National de Paris to perform the title role in Faust. He will be performing alongside soprano Ermonela Jaho, with whom he performed in concert at Prince Felipe Auditorium in Oviedo, Spain in 2019. The cast also includes Christian Van Horn, Florian Sempey, Michèle Losier, Sylvie Brunet, and Christian Helmer, and the performances will be conducted by Lorenzo Viotti.

This will be German director Tobias Kratzer’s debut production at Opéra National de Paris and it is set to be sophisticated, featuring staging and sets that will rotate “between today’s world and the mysterious atmosphere of German romanticism.”

Mr. Bernheim will be featured in the March 12 – April 3 performances. For more information, please visit this link.

March 12, 16, 19, 22, 25, 28, 31, April 3.

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