Biography

Benjamin Bevan won a scholarship to The Guildhall School, London and made his debut at The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden singing Henry Cuffe in Gloriana by Benjamin Britten and returned there to sing The Speaker Die Zauberflöte.

In 2018 he made his debut at English National Opera as Baron Douphol La traviata and at Welsh National Opera Benjamin sang Lescaut in Boulevard Solitude by Henze followed by Roderick Usher in Usher House by Getty.  He went on to sing Lescaut for the Royal Danish Opera and Ferryman Curlew River for Opéra de Dijon.

For Scottish Opera Benjamin appeared as Marcello La Bohème under Francesco Corti, ,Fleville and Fouquier-Tinville in Andrea Chenier under Sir Richard Armstrong and Riccardo I Puritani and Lescaut in Massenet’s Manon.

Concert performances include Vaughan Williams Hodie for MDR live on Christmas Day from the Leipzig Gewandhaus, Handel’s Messiah for Bach Collegium Japan, The English Concert, The Royal Liverpool Philharminic, The Royal Northern Sinfonia, The Royal Scottish National Orchestra, The Colorado Symphony and many others. Live broadcasts of Bach Passions for the BBC Philharmonic and RTE in Dublin. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra under John Butt, and Bach’s B Minor Mass at The Three Choir’s Festival.

He sang the role of Pontius Pilate in a new staging of Bach’s Johannes Passion for the Nationale Reisopera in the Netherlands.

His operatic repertoire also includes Belcore L’elisir d’amore, Tonio I Pagliacci, Alfio Cavalleria Rusticana, Count Almaviva The Marriage of Figaro, Speaker The Magic Flute, Aeneas Dido and Aeneas, Peter Hänsel und Gretel and The Animal Tamer and Acrobat in Lulu.

Discography

Beethoven Piano Concertos Part 2

Inon Barnatan

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