22 Feb 2020
On February 21st, 2020 Mr. Bernheim was honored as Artiste Lyrique de l’Année (Opera Singer of the Year) at the Victoires de La Musique. The annual awards ceremony is broadcast live on television, and is considered the most prestigious classical music awards in France. In a rare occurrence, the trophy was also awarded to mezzo-soprano Karine Deshayes, who tied with Mr. Bernheim for the honor.
Mr. Bernheim discussed this award and his upcoming engagement as Des Grieux in the new production of Manon at the Opéra national de Paris the morning after the awards ceremony, as the guest on the radio station France Culture. Listen to the interview here.