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Title
Great tenor arias
Performer
Ben Heppner  (tenor) Münchner Rundfunkorchester
Conductor
Roberto Abbado 1954-
Publisher
RCA, 1995
1 cd
Recording date
1993, 1994
EAN
0090266250424
CDR
DDX1366

About Ben Heppner

Thomas Bernard Heppner (born January 14, 1956) is a Canadian tenor and broadcaster, now retired from singing, who specialized in opera and other classical works for voice.

Early life and career

Heppner, of Mennonite descent, was born in Murrayville, British Columbia, and lived in Dawson Creek, British Columbia. He began his musical studies at the University of British Columbia and first attracted national attention when he won the CBC Talent Festival in 1979.

He is associated with the Wagnerian repertoire, but he performed a range of operas from the German, French and Italian canons.

Heppner performed frequently with opera companies in the United States (including the New York Metropolitan Opera) and Europe, and concert appearances with symphony orchestras. He has appeared in the DVD recordings of the Met's productions of Beethoven's Fidelio, Wagner's Die Meiste…Read more on Wikipedia