"Benjamin possesses a flexible, richly coloured baritone voice as well as exemplary clear diction" 

Rheinische Post



From Dorset to Deutschland

Having been told a move to Germany would be “too risky” and “too early in his career”, British baritone Benjamin Hewat-Craw defied convention and moved from Dorset to Deutschland at the age of 22 and has been living and working as a freelance musician in Cologne for the past six years. The English-born singer released his critically-acclaimed debut album of Schubert’s Winterreise with the label ARS Produktion in September 2020. His specialisation in Art Song has taken him to venues such as the Cologne Philharmonie and Düsseldorf Tonhalle and has allowed him to work with collaborative pianists such as Michael Gees, Franziska Staubach and Yuhao Guo.


Upcoming Highlights

  • Songs of Travel: Eine Sammlung
    So., 18. Sept.
    Christuskirche, Leverkusen
    18. Sept., 18:00
    Christuskirche, Leverkusen, Christuskirche, Dönhoffstraße 2, 51373 Leverkusen, Germany
    A dramatized, improvised song recital alongside George Warren and centred around the texts of Robert Louis Stevenson and music of Ralph Vaughan Williams!
  • CD Release Concert: Never such innocence again
    Mi., 20. Apr.
    Chapelle de Boondael, Brussels
    20. Apr., 20:30
    Chapelle de Boondael, Brussels, Sq. du Vieux Tilleul 10, 1050 Ixelles, Belgium
    Benjamin joins Yuhao Guo to help release their new CD of English Song! The concert includes English paintings from the time with reflective texts (translated into French)!
  • Charles Wood: St. Mark Passion
    Mo., 11. Apr.
    St. Aposteln, Köln
    11. Apr., 20:00 – 22:00
    St. Aposteln, Köln, Neumarkt 30, 50677 Köln, Germany
    Benjamin sings the role of Jesus under the baton of Vincent Heitzer and his choir. Sung in English
  • BRITTEN: Cantata Misericordium, op. 69
    Sa., 26. März
    St. Aposteln, Köln
    26. März, 19:30 – 20:30
    St. Aposteln, Köln, Neumarkt 30, 50677 Köln, Germany
    Marcus Michael conducts! Benjamin takes the Baritone solo!


Thürmchenswall 78
Köln 50668


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