Kristian Benedikt began his career at the National Opera of Vilnius in Lithuania, where he sang more than twenty roles. Recently, he made his successful debut at the Bayerische Staatsoper as Otello—a role he has also sung in Modena, Piacenza, Cagliari, Ekaterinburg, Vilnius, Santiago, and Basel. In May 2014, he made his remarkable debut performing Samson et Dalila at the Mariinsky Theatre. Other recent engagements include the title roles in Ernani and Lohengrin, as well as the roles of Eleazar (La Juive), Radames (Aida), Don José (Carmen), and Manrico (Il trovatore).
Opéra de Montréal
Last company appearance: Le Gala, 17th edition (2013).