August 2016 sees Benjamin Bernheim make two back-to-back role debuts at the Salzburg Festival: Edmondo in ‘Manon Lescaut’ and Nicias in ‘Thaïs’.
Benjamin joins world-class casts for both productions: Anna Netrebko (Manon), Yusif Eyvazov (Des Grieux) and conductor Marco Armiliato in ‘Manon Lescaut’, and Marina Rebeka (Thaïs), Plácido Domingo (Athanaël) and conductor Patrick Fournillier in ‘Thaïs’.
Performances of ‘Manon Lescaut’ take place on 1, 4 & 7 August, and ‘Thaïs’ on 16 August. Find out more on the Salzburg Festival website: ‘Manon Lescaut‘, ‘Thaïs‘. ‘Thaïs’ will be broadcast live (with delay) on 16 August at 9:00 pm on BR-Klassik.
Many other Askonas Holt artists are also performing at this year’s Salzburg Festival. Find out more here