Bejun Mehta

Countertenor

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 Nationale de Paris, La Scala Milano, Theater an der Wien, the Berlin State Opera, the Bavarian State Opera Munich, the Théâtre Royal de La Monnaie, De Nederlandse 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 tours his award-winning CD programs and performs repertoire ranging from Baroque to contemporary music. 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.

In 2017/18 he will appear as Tamerlano (Tamerlano) at the Teatro della Scala Milano and as Oberon in A Midsummernight’s Dream at the Theater an der Wien. Other operatic engagements include a revival of Toshio Hosokawa’s Stilles Meer (the role of Stephan composed for him) at the Hamburgische Staatsoper and a revival of Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice at the Staatsoper unter den Linden, Berlin. On the concert stage Mehta can be heard with the Staatskapelle Berlin conducted by Zubin Mehta singing Rossini’s Petite Messe Solenelle and George Benjamin’s Dream of the Song, a solo cantata written especially for him; with the Dresden Philharmonie in his sing/conduct program The Stars and the Planets; and singing Bach with the Gürzenich Orchester Köln.