Roderick Usher Usher House
Benjamin Bevan won a scholarship to study at Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He made his international debut at Lausanne Opera in La Cenerentola. He made his UK debut at Scottish Opera as Marcello La bohème, followed by return invitations to sing Fléville / Fouquier-Tinville Andrea Chenier under Sir Richard Armstrong, Sir Riccardo Forth I puritani, and Lescaut in Massenet’s Manon. In 2013 he made his debut at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, singing Henry Cuffe Gloriana by Benjamin Britten. Last season he made his debut at WNO in two new productions, singing Lescaut Boulevard Solitude, followed by Roderick Usher Usher House. On the concert platform, he has given recitals at Wigmore Hall, Leipzig Gewandaus, Snape Maltings, and collaborated with the Bach Choir of the Netherlands, BBC Concert Orchestra and Irish Chamber Orchestra under Stephen Layton, as well as being the soloist in a new Mass by John Tavener at the Brighton Festival. He made his solo debut last season with The English Concert performing Handel's Messiah (UK and Germany); as well as with the Bach Collegium Japan under Masaaki Suzuki. Current engagements include The Speaker Die Zauberflöte (ROH); Notary Intermezzo (Garsington Opera).