Festival Radio France Occitanie Montpellier 2021 Announces Repertoire Change

(Credit: Lim Kiihwan) The Festival Radio France Occitanie Montpellier 2021 has announced the cancellation of the concert version of Massenet’s opera “Bacchus” that was scheduled for July 26. The opera was set to star Catherine Hunold, John Osborn, Virginie Verrez, Nicolas Testé, Jérôme Boutillier, Sébastien Droy, Florie Valiquette, and Philippe Nicolas-Martin alongside conductor Michael Schønwandt. As a replacement, the festival {…}

Jennifer Johnston & Roderick Williams Lead Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2020 Fall Performances

(Credits:  Gerard Collett / Groves Artists official website) The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic has announced a series of October and November performances. Fourteen socially-distanced concerts will take place from Oct. 1 to Nov.  4, 2020. For the purpose of this article, we will focus only on vocal works. Baritone Roderick Williams will perform a program that includes works by Finzi, Ireland, {…}