Bejun Mehta is one of the most acclaimed countertenors in the world. He is a regular guest at the world’s great opera houses, including the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, the Opéra National de Paris, La Scala Milano, the Berlin State Opera, the Bavarian State Opera Munich, Theater an der Wien, the Théâtre Royal de La Monnaie, Dutch National Opera, Gran Teatre del Liceu Barcelona, Teatro Real Madrid, the Zurich Opera, the Metropolitan Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera, the Los Angeles Opera, as well as the Salzburg, Glyndebourne, and Aix-en-Provence Festivals and the Wiener Festwochen.
Concerts with major orchestras and solo recitals have brought Bejun Mehta to the leading concert venues, where he performs repertoire from all epochs. He is a frequent guest at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, London’s Wigmore Hall, the Konzerthaus Wien and the Wiener Musikverein, Carnegie and Zankel Hall, New York, Brussels’ Palais des Beaux-Arts, the Palau des Arts Valencia, Madrid’s Teatro de la Zarzuela, the Cité de la Musique Paris, the Prinzregententheater Munich, the Berliner Konzerthaus, the Rudolfinum in Prague, and the festivals of Edinburgh, San Sebastian, Verbier, Schleswig-Holstein, and the BBC Proms in London.
Bejun Mehta is represented on a vast array of recordings. He has been twice nominated for the Grammy Award (both as singer and recording producer) and has won the award once. His recordings have also received the Echo Klassik (Opera Recording of the Year), Le Diamant d’Opera Magazine, the Choc de Classica, the Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik, BBC Magazine Premiere Recording of the Year, Gramophone Award-Contemporary, the Diapason D’Or, the Edison Klassiek, and BBC Music Magazine’s Opera Award. Bejun Mehta has been profiled in numerous TV features for Arte, ARD, ORF 2, TW-1 and CBS-TV. He has been nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award and is the recipient of the 2015 Traetta Prize. He holds an honor’s degree in German literature from Yale.
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