Romanian bass Beniamin Pop comes from Bistritz and studied singing with Marius Vlad at the Gheorghe Dima College in Cluj-Napoca. He was a finalist at the Belvedere Competition in 2018 and at the Virginia Zeani Competition in 2019 and also attended master classes with Kammersängerin Linda Watson, Bo Skovhus, Franz Grundheber and Peter Seiffert. At the Opera House of Cluj-Napoca he sang roles such as Lodovico (Verdi "Otello"), Monterone (Verdi "Rigoletto"), Samuel (Verdi "Un ballo in maschera"), Angelotti (Puccini "Tosca"). As Lakai / Truffaldino (R. Strauss "Ariadne auf Naxos") he made a guest appearance in Bucharest. From 2016 to 2018 Beniamin Pop was a member of the Opera Studio of the Deutsche Oper am Rhein, since the 2018/19 season he has been part of the ensemble here. In Düsseldorf and Duisburg he took on the roles of Masetto (Mozart "Don Giovanni"), Un frate (Verdi "Don Carlos"), Count Ceprano (Verdi "Rigoletto"), Montano (Verdi "Otello"), Angelotti (Puccini "Tosca"), Surin (Tchaikovsky "Pique Dame"), Rocking Chair / Tree (Ravel "L'Enfant et les sortilèges"), Colline (Puccini "La Bohème") and Melisso (Handel "Alcina") and most recently of Figaro (Mozart "Le nozze di Figaro"), The Prince of Boullion (Cilea "Adriana Lecouvreur"), Publius (Mozart "La clemenza di Tito"), Zuniga (Bizet "Carmen) and Grenvil (Verdi "La traviata"). In the summer of 2022 he made a guest appearance as Hermann (Wagner "Tannhäuser") at the Heidenheim Opera Festival. In the 2022/23 season, Beniamin Pop will take on the roles of Uncle Bonzo (Puccini "Madama Butterfly"), The Prince of Boullion, Bertrand (Tchaikovsky "The Maid of Orleans"), Sagrestano (Puccini "Tosca") and Leporello at Deutsche Oper am Rhein.