Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

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Year 2010 (August)

The table below lists the performances in chronological order. 

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August

1 August 2010
6.30pm

Live broadcast on BBC Radio 3; available on demand for 7 days
Scène d’amour
(from Roméo et Juliette)


BBC Proms
Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
conductor: Sir Simon Rattle 
3 August 2010
9.00pm
Mélodies (unspecified)

[probably Villanelle and Le Spectre de la rose, from Les Nuits d’été]
Abbaye de Cendras, Cendras, France
Roger Pujol (tenor)
Thierry Jam (piano)
4 August 2010
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette (excerpts) Festspielhaus, Baden Baden, Germany
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
conductor: Sir Simon Rattle
4 August 2010
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
conductor: Semyon Bychkov
5 August 2010
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape, UK
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
conductor: Semyon Bychkov
7 August 2010
7.30pm

Live broadcast on BBC Radio 3; available on demand for 7 days

Recorded by BBC2 TV for transmission on 21 August
Symphonie fantastique






BBC Proms
Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
conductor: Semyon Bychkov
7 August 2010
8.00pm
Harold en Italie





Musik-Sommer 2010
Wolkenturm, Schloss Grafenegg, Grafenegg, Austria
European Union Youth Orchestra
conductor: Matthias Bamert
Maxim Rysanov (viola)

For health reasons Sir Colin Davis withdrew from this concert,
Matthias Bamert conducted it instead.
8 August 2010
4.00pm
Les Nuits d’été

A programme of chant and dance;
also includes music by Prokofiev and Stravinsky


“Ballets russes et Nuits d’été”
Musée d’Art Sacré Contemporain , Saint-Hugues-de-Chartreuse, France
Ensemble Carpe Diem
Simon Bailly (dance)
Anne-Emmanuel Davg (chant)
Manuel Metzger (clarinet)
Jean-Pierre Arnaud (oboe and cor anglais)
Laurène Durantel (bass)
8 August 2010
7.30pm
Rêverie et caprice


“From the Earth to the Stars”
Theater, Lake Placid Center for the Arts, Lake Placid, NY, USA
Lake Placid Sinfonietta
conductor: Ron Spigelman
Daniel Szasz: violin soloist
9 August 2010
6.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Sun Valley Pavilion, Sun Valley, Idaho, USA
Sun Valley Summer Symphony
conductor: Alasdair Neale
9 August 2010
7.00pm

Live broadcast on BBC Radio 3; available on demand for 7 days

Harold en Italie





BBC Proms
Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
European Union Youth Orchestra
conductor: Matthias Bamert
Maxim Rysanov (viola)

For health reasons Sir Colin Davis withdrew from this concert,
Matthias Bamert conducted it instead.
9 August 2010
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette




Quincena Musical de San Sebastián
Kursaal Auditorium, San Sebastián, Spain
Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra
Orfeón Donostiarra
conductor: Valery Gergiev
soloists from Saint Petersburg Mariinsky Theatre
choir conductor: J. A. Sáinz Alfaro
10 August 2010
5.30pm
Harold en Italie 
(Liszt transcription)

Festival Pablo Casals de Prades
“De Varsovie à Paris” [from Warsaw to Paris]
Église, Mosset, France
Jeremy Menuhin (piano)
Nobuko Imaï (viola)
12 August 2010
6.00pm
Le Spectre de la rose (from Les Nuits d’été) Chapelle des pénitents blancs, Menton, France
Philippe Riga (piano)
Anne-Fleur Inizan (mezzo soprano)
12 August 2010
7.30pm

Live broadcast on BBC Radio 3; available on demand for 7 days
Overture Le Corsaire



BBC Proms
Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
BBC Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Lionel Bringuier
13 August 2010
9.00pm
Works unspecified Église Saint-Guy, Damvix, France
La famille Bardon 
(a family ensemble of over 30 professional musicians)
15 August 2010
6.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain


Hornucopia
Sun Valley Pavilion, Sun Valley, Idaho, USA
French horn section of the Sun Valley Summer Symphony
and 11 additional horn players
conductor was not announced
15 August 2010
9.00pm
Works unspecified Église Notre-Dame, Fontenay, France
La famille Bardon 
(a family ensemble of over 30 professional musicians)
18 August 2010
9.00pm
Mélodies (unspecified)

[probably Villanelle and Le Spectre de la rose, from Les Nuits d’été]

Festival de Piano
Monastère de Saorge, Saorge, France
Roger Pujol (tenor)
Thierry Jam (piano)
18 August 2010
9.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain
Cléopâtre
Harold en Italie

Festival Berlioz
Château,  La Côte Saint-André, France
Les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble
conductor: Marc Minkowski
Mireille Delunsch (soprano)
Lise Berthaud (viola)
19 August 2010
9.00pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini

Festival Berlioz
Château Louis XI, La Côte Saint-André, France
Orchestre Les Siècles
conductor: François-Xavier Roth
21 August 2010
9.00pm
Les Nuit d’été

Festival Berlioz
Château Louis XI, La Côte Saint-André, France
European Camerata
Nathalie Stutzmann (alto)
22 August 2010
9.00pm
L’Enfance du Christ








Festival Berlioz
Château Louis XI, La Côte Saint-André, France
Orchestre National de Lyon
Les Chœurs de Lyon - Bernard Tétu
Chœur Emelthée
conductor : Serge Baudo
Le Récitant : Sébastien Droy
Marie : Marie-Claude Chappuis
Joseph : Olivier Lallouette
Hérode : Renaud Delaigue
Le père de famille: Markus Hollop
23 August 2010
7.30pm

Live broadcast on BBC Radio 3; available on demand for 7 days
Les Nuits d’été



BBC Proms
Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
Svenska Kammarorkestern [Swedish Chamber Orchestra]
conductor: Thomas Dausgaard
Nina Stemme (soprano)
25 August 2010
9.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire

Festival Berlioz
Château Louis XI, La Côte Saint-André, France
Orchestre Génération Symphonique
conductor: Daniel Kawka
26 August 2010
9.00pm
Rêverie et caprice


Festival Berlioz
Château Louis XI, La Côte Saint-André, France
Orchestre des Pays de Savoie
conductor: Nicolas Chalvin
Naoko Ogihara (violin)
26 August 2010
9.00pm
“Roméo et Juliette”

Maurice Béjart’s ballet created in 1966 set to Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette

Verona Festival
Teatro Romano, Verona, Italy
Malandain Ballet Biarritz
choreography: Thierry Malandain
decor and costumes: Jorge Gallardo
direction, conception and lightings: Jean-Claude Asquié
27 August 2010
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain The Cathedral and Abbey Church of Saint Alban, St Albans, UK
Hertfordshire County Youth Orchestra
conductor: Peter Stark
27 August 2010
9.00pm
“Roméo et Juliette”

Maurice Béjart’s ballet created in 1966 set to Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette

Verona Festival
Teatro Romano, Verona, Italy
Malandain Ballet Biarritz
choreography: Thierry Malandain
decor and costumes: Jorge Gallardo
direction, conception and lightings: Jean-Claude Asquié
28 August 2010
5.00pm
Mélodies (unspecified)


Festival Berlioz
Église, La  Côte Saint-André, France
Ensemble TM+ 
conductor: Laurent Cuniot
Sylvia Vadimova (mezzo- soprano)
28 August 2010
8.30pm
Les Nuits d’été


Salzburg Festival 2010
Haus für Mozart, Salzburg, Austria
Svenska Kammarorkestern [Swedish Chamber Orchestra]
conductor: Thomas Dausgaard
Nina Stemme (soprano)
28 August 2010
9.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

concert also includes Envers Symphonie by Philippe Leroux, commissioned by Festival Berlioz, inspired by Symphonie fantastique  

Festival Berlioz
Château Louis XI, La Côte Saint-André, France
Orchestre National de Lorraine
conductor: Jacques Mercier
28 August 2010
9.00pm
“Roméo et Juliette”

Maurice Béjart’s ballet created in 1966 set to Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette

Verona Festival
Teatro Romano, Verona, Italy
Malandain Ballet Biarritz
choreography: Thierry Malandain
decor and costumes: Jorge Gallardo
direction, conception and lightings: Jean-Claude Asquié
29 August 2010
5.00pm

Read two reviews of this concert by Pierre-René Serna and Christian Wasselin (both in French)
Symphonie funèbre et triomphale




Festival Berlioz
Église, Bourgoin-Jallieu, France
European Brass Orchestra (Orchestre Européen des Cuivres): 
Belgian Brass, Epsilon Brass, Mnozil Brass, Penta Brass, Spanish Brass
conductor: Sylvain Cambreling
29 August 2010
9.00pm

Read two reviews of this concert by Pierre-René Serna and Christian Wasselin (both in French)
Waverley Overture
Te deum



Festival Berlioz
Château Louis XI, La Côte Saint-André, France
Orchestre Européen Hector Berlioz
Les Chœurs de Lyon – Bernard Tétu
conductor: François-Xavier Roth
Philippe Brandeis (organ)

July 2010   September 2010

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