Baritone James Liu is a physician with varied musical interests. He has announced and produced classical music programming at WHRB. He has sung in many choruses, currently the Cantata Singers and the Choir of First Church in Boston whose services can be heard every Sunday on WERS.
He has sung solos in Bach’s Cantata 82, the St. Matthew Passion, Judas Maccabeus, Les Noces, Howells’sequiem, Carmina Burana, and Messiah. His art song repertoire includes Die schöne Müllerin, >Winterreise,Dichterliebe, Histoires naturelles and Don Quichotte à Dulcinée.
He has appeared with Indian Hill Music, Lowell House Opera, Harvard Early Music Society, Opera del West, Boston Opera Collaborative, and Opera Boston. Roles include The Magic Flute (Second Man in Armour), The Marriage of Figaro (Antonio, Almaviva), Verdi’s Otello (Montano) and Falstaff (Pistola), La cambiale di matrimonio (Norton), Carmen (Zuniga cover), L’elisir d’amore (Belcore cover), Amelia Goes to the Ball (The Chief of Police), and John Eccles’s Semele (Jupiter).
He is indebted to his voice teacher, Frank Kelley, and to his infinitely patient wife who makes all of this possible.
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