Best news of the day: Simon Keenlyside has confirmed that he will sing Macbeth with the Royal Opera on tour in Japan in September.
Simon has been resting his voice on doctors’ orders since December.
He recently cancelled an October run at the Met, but this appears to be related to personal issues, unconnected to his vocal health. The entire profession will rise to welcome him back.
In other news, Simon will sing Fagin in Oliver! at Grange Park in summer 2016.