Festival de Radio France et Montpellier
Since its beginning, the Festival has been entrusted to René Koering. Jean-Noël Jeanneney, président-directeur général of Radio France in 1985 declared the purpose the Festival was to “reconcile the classic and the unexpected, great interpreters and musicians making their debut, ancient accents and the sonorities of tomorrow… in the great tradition of public service”
The Festival was held in July 9 juli – 25 juli 2015
- 2006 premiere Édouard Lalo’s lost opera Fiesque. With Roberto Alagna, cond. Alain Altinoglu – DG, 2011
- First performance in modern times of Louise Bertin’s Esmeralda, cond. Lawrence Foster.
- 2008 Ildebrando Pizzetti Fedra, cond. Enrique Mazzola
- 2010 Vincent d’Indy L’Étranger, cond. Lawrence Foster (incl. world premiere recording)