Ben Heppner

(b. 1956)

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(b Murrayville, B.C., 1956).

Canadian tenor. In mid‐1980s sang Mozart, Rossini, and Donizetti roles in Toronto, then emerged as dramatic ten. Début 1987, Victoria State Opera, Melbourne (Bacchus in Ariadne auf Naxos). In 1988 sang Zinovy in Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District in Toronto. Débuts: Chicago 1988; S. Francisco and Stockholm 1989; Milan and CG 1990; Amsterdam 1991; NY Met 1996 (Hermann).

Subjects: Opera.

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