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Benjamin Bevan trained in London at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama under DAvid Pollard.

After a period in the Glyndebourne Chorus, he joined English Touring Opera, where his roles included Escamillo (Carmen), Speaker (Magic Flute) and Trulove (Rake's Progress). With Opera Holland Park he sang Hanezo (L'amico Fritz), Silvano (Un ballo in maschera) and Zaretsky (Eugene Onegin). For the Northlands Festival he created Thor in Tales for the End of Northworld (Will Todd). He also sang Barelli in the British premiere of The Aspern Papers (Argento).

His Scottish Opera debut in 2002 was as Marcello. He returned for roles in Andrea Chénier and Carmen, before singing Riccardo in I puritani, Lescaut in Manon, and Douphol in La traviata.

Appearances abroad include Alidoro in Lausanne.

Roles in Scotland

Speaker at the Temple
Zauberflöte 2001
Marcello a painter
Bohème 2002
Bohème 2004
Bohème 2010
Fléville Pierre Fléville, a cavalier
Andrea Chénier 2005
Fouquier-Tinville attorney-general
Andrea Chénier 2005
Moralès a corporal of dragoons
Carmen 2006
Riccardo Sir Richard Forth, a Puritan colonel
Puritani 2009
Lescaut a Guards officer, Manon's cousin
Manon 2009
Baron Douphol Violetta's protector, a rival of Alfredo
Traviata 2012
Triumph of Time and Truth 2014
Betto di Signa a cousin, age unknown
Gianni Schicchi 2023

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