Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

Classified by date

Year 2011 (August) 

The table below lists the performances in chronological order. 

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August

1 August 2011
7.30pm
Overture Le Corsaire

Bregenzer Festspiele
Festspielhaus, Bregenz, Austria
Wiener Symphoniker
conductor: Kirill Petrenko
4 August 2011
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

Colorado Music Festival
Colorado Chautauqua, Boulder, Colorado, USA
Colorado Music Festival Orchestra
conductor: Michael Christie
4 August 2011
8.00pm
Marche hongroise
(from La damnation de Faust)

Peninsula Music Festival
Door Community Auditorium, Fish Creek, Wisconsin, USA
Peninsula Music Festival Orchestra
conductor: Victor Yampolsky
5 August  2011
6.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict

Aspen Music Festival and School 2011
Benedict Music Tent, Aspen, USA
Aspen Chamber Symphony
conductor: Larry Rachleff 
5 August 2011
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

Colorado Music Festival
Colorado Chautauqua, Boulder, Colorado, USA
Colorado Music Festival Orchestra
conductor: Michael Christie
5 August 2011
9.30pm
“Roméo et Juliette”

Maurice Béjart’s 1966 ballet created in 1966
set to Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette
 
Parque Santa Catalina, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain
Malandain Ballet Biarritz
choreography: Thierry Malandain
decor and costumes: Jorge Gallardo
direction, conception and lighting: Jean-Claude Asquié
6 August 2011
9.30pm
“Roméo et Juliette”

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

Parque Santa Catalina, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain
Malandain Ballet Biarritz
choreography: Thierry Malandain
decor and costumes: Jorge Gallardo
direction, conception and lighting: Jean-Claude Asquié
9 August 2011
9.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Société des Arts Technologiques, Montréal, Canada
Orchestre de la Francophonie
conductor: Jean-Philippe Tremblay

The performance of the Fantastique was preceded by an electronic prelude and followed by an electronic postlude inspired by music of Berlioz, presented by a disk jockey.
9 August 2011
9.00pm
Béatrice et Bénédicte (excerpts)
Les Nuits d’été (excerpts)

Festival Piano Classique – closing concert
Espace Bellevue, Biarritz, France
Amaya Dominguez (soprano)
Abdellah Lasri (tenor)
Martin Surot (piano)
10 August 2011 “Roméo et Juliette”

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

Gare du Midi, Biarritz, France
Malandain Ballet Biarritz
choreography: Thierry Malandain
decor and costumes: Jorge Gallardo
director, conception and lighting: Jean-Claude Asquié
11 August 2011
8.00pm
Harold en Italie


Peninsula Music Festival
Door Community Auditorium, Fish Creek, Wisconsin, USA
Peninsula Music Festival Orchestra
conductor: Victor Yampolsky
Kristin Figard (Viola)
12 August 2011
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Domaine Forget, Charlevoix, Canada
Orchestre de la Francophonie
conductor: Jean-Philippe Tremblay
12 August.2011
8.00pm

introduction to concert at 7.00
Symphonie fantastique


Young Euro Classic Festival
Konzerthaus, Großer Saal, Berlin, Germany
Polska Orkiestra Sinfonia Iuventus
conductor: Tadeusz Wojciechowski
12 August 2011
9.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Liszt transcription

Musique en Sol Festival 2011
Abbatiale de Paunat, Paunat, Pays de Bergerac, France
Roger Muraro (piano)
12 August 2011 “Roméo et Juliette”

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

Gare du Midi, Biarritz, France
Malandain Ballet Biarritz
choreography: Thierry Malandain
decor and costumes: Jorge Gallardo
director, conception and lighting: Jean-Claude Asquié
13 August 2011
8.00pm 
Symphonie fantastique Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Brisbane, Australia
Queensland Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Guillaume Tourniaire
13 August 2011 “Roméo et Juliette”

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

Gare du Midi, Biarritz, France
Malandain Ballet Biarritz
choreography: Thierry Malandain
decor and costumes: Jorge Gallardo
director, conception and lighting: Jean-Claude Asquié
14 August 2011
6.00pm
Villanelle
Le spectre de la rose

(from Les Nuits d’été)

The recital also includes unspecified pieces from:
La damnation de Faust (Marguerite)
Les Troyens (Cassandre)
Cathédrale Saint-Gervais, Lectoure, Gers, France
Béatrice Uria-Monzon (mezzo-soprano)
Jean-Marc Bouget (piano)
14 August 2011
6.30pm
Les Troyens(excerpts): 

some of Didon’s arias

Lucerne Festival
Kultur-und Kongresszentrum, Concert Hall, Lucerne, Switzerland
Les Talens Lyriques 
conductor: Christophe Rousset
Véronique Gens (soprano)
16 August  2011
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, CA, USA
Los Angeles Philharmonic
conductor: Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos
18 August 2011
10.00am
Roméo et Juliette Sala São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Orquestra do Estado de São Paulo (São Paulo State Orchestra-Osesp)
Coro da Osesp
conductor: Stéphane Denève
Kristine Jepson (soprano)
Rúben Araújo (tenor)
Mikhail Petrenko (baritone)
18 August  2011
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Door Community Auditorium, Fish Creek, Wisconsin, USA
Peninsula Music Festival Orchestra
conductor: Victor Yampolsky
18 August 2011
9.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict
Les Nuits d’été

Festival Berlioz 2011
Château Louis XI, La Côte-Saint-André, France
La Chambre Philharmonique
conductor: Emmanuel Krivine
Anna-Caterina Antonacci (soprano
18 August 2011
9.00pm
Roméo et Juliette Sala São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Orquestra do Estado de São Paulo (São Paulo State Orchestra-Osesp)
Coro da Osesp
conductor: Stéphane Denève
Kristine Jepson (soprano)
Rúben Araújo (tenor)
Mikhail Petrenko (baritone)
19 August 2011
5.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Liszt transcription

Festival Berlioz 2011
Église, La Côte-Saint-André, France
Roger Muraro (piano)
19 August.2011
8.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict

Young Euro Classic Festival
Konzerthaus, Großer Saal, Berlin, Germany
European Union Youth Orchestra
conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
19 August 2011
9.00pm
Rêverie et caprice


Festival Berlioz 2011
Château Louis XI, La Côte-Saint-André, France
Le Cercle de l’Harmonie
conductor: Jérémie Rhorer
Julien Chauvin (violin)
19 August 2011
9.00pm

Live broadcast on France Musique
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict 
Les Nuits d’été

Bicentenaire Liszt
Festival de La Chaise-Dieu 2011
Abbatiale Saint-Robert, La Chaise-Dieu, France
La Chambre Philharmonique
conductor: Emmanuel Krivine
Karine Deshayes (soprano)
19 August 2011
9.00pm
Roméo et Juliette Sala São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Orquestra do Estado de São Paulo (São Paulo State Orchestra-Osesp)
Coro da Osesp
conductor: Stéphane Denève
Kristine Jepson (soprano)
Rúben Araújo (tenor)
Mikhail Petrenko (baritone)
19 August 2011
9.00pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini
L’Invitation a la valse

Weber; orch. Berlioz
Teatro Juan Ruiz de Alarcón, Centro Internacional Acapulco, Acapulco, Mexico
Orquesta Filarmonica de Acapulco
conductor: Eduardo Álvarez
20 August 2011
4.30pm
Roméo et Juliette Sala São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Orquestra do Estado de São Paulo (São Paulo State Orchestra-Osesp)
Coro da Osesp
conductor: Stéphane Denève
Kristine Jepson (soprano)
Rúben Araújo (tenor)
Mikhail Petrenko (baritone)
20 August 2011
9.00pm
Tristia


Festival Berlioz 2011
Château Louis XI, La Côte-Saint-André, France
Les Siècles
La Cigale de Lyon – Anne-Marie Cabut
conductor: François-Xavier Roth
21 August 2011
5.00pm
Scènes de la damnation de Faust

Hector Berlioz / Schad

Festival Berlioz 2011
Église, Le bourg, Penol, France
David Violi (piano)
21 August 2011
6.00pm
Les Nuits d’été (selections)

Rencontres musicales du Magnoac
Manoir de la Grange, Castelnau-Magnoac, France
Jacques-François L’Oiseleur-Des-Longchamps (bariton)
Alina Pavalache (piano)
23 August 2011
5.00pm
Scènes de Faust

music by Berlioz, Gounod and Dassié

Festival Berlioz 2011
Salle des fêtes, Brézins, France
Ensemble Carpe Diem
23 August 2011
7.00pm
Sous le balcon d’Hector

music by Berlioz, Liszt/Horowitz, Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky and Weber

transcribed for accordion

Festival Berlioz 2011
Garden of the Musée Hector Berlioz, La Côte-Saint-André, France
Elodie Soulard (accordion)
Pierre Cussac (accordion)
Yuri Shishkin (accordion)
Ainhoa Zuazua (soprano)

Cycle of short concerts around Berlioz’s music 
in collaboration with the Musée Hector Berlioz
23 August 2011
9.00pm
Les Orages désirés

an opera inspired by Berlioz’s youth 
by Gérard Condé (music) and Christian Wasselin (libretto)

Festival Berlioz 2011
Château Louis XI, La Côte-Saint-André, France
Orchestre de l’Opéra de Reims
conductor: Jean-Yves Aizic
stage design: Sugeeta Fribourg
23 August 2011
9.00pm
Songs (unspecified)

programme includes also works by Brahms, Gounod, Grieg, Rossini and Liszt

L’Europe Romantique
Musiques Festiv’ 2011
Cinéma, Cadillac, France
Marianne Dellacasagrande (mezzo-soprano)
Roland Daugareil (violin)
Shigeru Ikushima (clarinet)
Tamayo Ikeda and Patrick Zygmanowski (piano)
24 August 2011
7.00pm
Sous le balcon d’Hector

music by Berlioz, Liszt/Horowitz, Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky and Weber

transcribed for accordion

Festival Berlioz 2011
Garden of the Musée Hector Berlioz, La Côte-Saint-André, France
Elodie Soulard (accordion)
Pierre Cussac (accordion)
Yuri Shishkin (accordion)
Ainhoa Zuazua (soprano)

Cycle of short concerts around Berlioz’s music 
in collaboration with the Musée Hector Berlioz
24 August 2011
9.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Festival Berlioz 2011
Château Louis XI, La Côte-Saint-André, France
Anima Eterna Brugge
conductor: Jos van Immerseel
25 August 2011
7.00pm
Sous le balcon d’Hector

music by Berlioz, Liszt/Horowitz, Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky and Weber

transcribed for accordion

Festival Berlioz 2011
Garden of the Musée Hector Berlioz, La Côte-Saint-André, France
Elodie Soulard (accordion)
Pierre Cussac (accordion)
Yuri Shishkin (accordion)
Ainhoa Zuazua (soprano)

Cycle of short concerts around Berlioz’s music 
in collaboration with the Musée Hector Berlioz
25 August 2011
9.00pm

pre concert talk: « Fantastique de Berlioz et concerto de Liszt » by Jean-Jacques Griot at 6.30pm
Salle Richelieu, La Chaise-Dieu
Symphonie fantastique

concert also includes Liszt’s piano concert no. 2


Bicentenaire Liszt
Festival de la La Chaise-Dieu 2011
Abbatiale Saint-Robert, La Chaise-Dieu, France
Anima Eterna
conductor: Jos van Immerseel
26 August 2011
7.00pm
Sous le balcon d’Hector

music by Berlioz, Liszt/Horowitz, Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky and Weber

transcribed for accordion



Festival Berlioz 2011
Garden of the Musée Hector Berlioz, La Côte-Saint-André, France
Elodie Soulard (accordion)
Pierre Cussac (accordion)
Yuri Shishkin (accordion)
Ainhoa Zuazua (soprano)

Cycle of short concerts around Berlioz’s music 
in collaboration with the Musée Hector Berlioz

[concert cancelled because of storm and heavy rain]
26 August.2011
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Nikolaisaal, Potsdam, Germany
Kammerakademie Potsdam
conductor: Antonello Manacorda
Barbara Hendricks (mezzo-soprano)
26 August 2011
9.00pm
Harold en Italie


Festival Berlioz 2011
Château Louis XI, La Côte-Saint-André, France
Orchestre National d’Île de France
conductor: Yoël Levi
Maxim Rysanov (viola)
26 August 2011
9.00pm

pre concert talk: « Fantastique de Berlioz et concerto de Liszt » by Jean-Jacques Griot at 12.00noon
Salle Richelieu, La Chaise-Dieu
Symphonie fantastique

concert also includes Liszt’s piano concert no. 2


Bicentenaire Liszt
Festival de la La Chaise-Dieu 2011
Abbatiale Saint-Robert, La Chaise-Dieu, France
Anima Eterna
conductor: Jos van Immerseel
26 August 2011
9.00pm
Songs (unspecified)

programme includes also works by Brahms, Gounod, Franck, Liszt, Massenet and Schumann

L’Europe Romantique
Musiques Festiv’ 2011
Chapelle Royale de Condat, Libourne, France
Marianne Dellacasagrande (mezzo-soprano)
Roland Daugareil (violin)
Shigeru Ikushima (clarinet)
Tamayo Ikeda and Patrick Zygmanowski (piano)
27 August 2011
4.30pm
Les Nuits d’été

Musikfestival Grafenegg
Reitschule [Riding School], Grafenegg, Austria
Adrian Eröd (baritone)
Justus Zeyen (piano)
27 August 2011
6.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

Lucerne Festival
Kultur-und Kongresszentrum, Concert Hall, Lucerne, Switzerland
The Philadelphia Orchestra
conductor: Charles Dutoit
27 August 2011
7.00pm
Sous le balcon d’Hector

music by Berlioz, Liszt/Horowitz, Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky and Weber

transcribed for accordion


Festival Berlioz 2011
Garden of the Musée Hector Berlioz, La Côte-Saint-André, France
Elodie Soulard (accordion)
Pierre Cussac (accordion)
Yuri Shishkin (accordion)
Ainhoa Zuazua (soprano)


Cycle of short concerts around Berlioz’s music 
in collaboration with the Musée Hector Berlioz
27 August 2011
7.15pm

pre-concert talk by Walter Weidringer at 6.00pm in Reitschule

Symphonie fantastique
Lélio ou le retour à la vie





Musikfestival Grafenegg
Wolkenturm, Grafenegg, Austria
Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich
Český filharmonický sbor Brno (chorus master: Petr Fiala)
conductor: Andrés Orozco-Estrada
dramatic setting: Walter Weidringer
Robert Stadlober (narrator)
Michael Schade (tenor)
Adrian Eröd (baritone)
27 August 2011
8.30pm
Le Cinq Mai

specially transcribed for brass band and chorus by Bertrand Hainaut

Aisne-Orphéon, de la musique populaire au XIXe siècle
Forum, Chauny, France
Atelier départemental d’orchestre d’harmonie de l’Aisne
Chœur de l’Atelier départemental (director: Valérie Wuillème)
conductor: Philippe Da Silva or Vincent Odiot
27 August 2011
9.00pm
Roméo et Juliette Festival Berlioz 2011 Château Louis XI, La Côte-Saint-André, France
Orchestre National de Lyon
conductor: Eliahu Inbal
28 August 2011
5.00pm 

Read a review of this concert by Pierre-René Serna (in French)
Works unspecified

music by Berlioz, Gounod, Bizet, Massenet, Liszt and Debussy

Festival Berlioz 2011
Église, La Côte Saint-André, France
Trio George Sand
Jennifer Tani (soprano)
28 August 2011
7.00pm
Sous le balcon d’Hector

music by Berlioz, Liszt/Horowitz, Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky and Weber

transcribed for accordion


Festival Berlioz 2011
Garden of the Musée Hector Berlioz, La Côte-Saint-André, France
Elodie Soulard (accordion)
Pierre Cussac (accordion)
Yuri Shishkin (accordion)
Ainhoa Zuazua (soprano)


Cycle of short concerts around Berlioz’s music 
in collaboration with the Musée Hector Berlioz
28 August.2011
8.00pm
La Damnation de Faust Weimarhalle - Großer Saal, Weimar, Germany
Hungarian National Philharmonic and Chorus
conductor: Zoltán Kocsis
Vesselina Kasarova (mezzo-soprano)
Raymond Very (tenor)
Christian Miedl (baritone)
Rubén Amoretti (bass)
28 August 2011
9.00pm

Read a review of this concert by Pierre-René Serna (in French)

de Meyer/Berlioz : Marche Marocaine
de Meyer/Berlioz : Marche d’Isly
Martini/Berlioz : Plaisir d’amour
Rouget de l’Isle/Berlioz : Hymne des Marseillais
Berlioz : Huit scènes de Faust 
Berlioz : Marche hongroise

Festival Berlioz 2011
Château Louis XI, La Côte-Saint-André, France
Orchestre Européen Hector Berlioz
Chœur Britten – Jeune Chœur Symphonique (director Nicole Corti)
conductor: François-Xavier Roth
31 August 2011
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

Edinburgh International Festival
Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Philadelphia Orchestra
conductor: Charles Dutoit 

July 2011   September 2011

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