Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

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Year 2011 (June)

The table below lists the performances in chronological order. 

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June

2 June 2011
7.30pm
The Damnation of Faust

new staged production

sung in English

London Coliseum, London, UK 
English National Opera
conductor: Edward Gardner
director: Terry Gilliam
set designer: Hildegard Bechtler
costume designer: Katrina Lindsay
choreographer: Leah Hausman
English translation by Hugh Macdonald
A co-production with De Vlaamse Opera, Antwerp
cast includes: 
Faust Peter (Hoare)
Christine Rice (Marguerite)
Christopher Purves (Méphistophélés)
2 June 2011 Overture Les Francs-Juges Vogtlandtheater Plauen, Große Bühne, Plauen, Germany
Philharmonisches Orchester
conductor: Lutz de Veer
3 June 2011
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Town Hall Seattle, Great Hall, Seattle, Washington, USA
Lake Union Civic Orchestra
conductor: James Truher
3 June 2011
8.00pm
Harold en Italie 
(1st movement)

10th Annual Family Concert/Ice Cream Social
Mt. Tamalpais United Methodist Church, Mill Valley, CA, USA
Mill Valley Philharmonic
conductor: Laurie Cohen
Claudia Campazzo (viola)
3 June 2011 Overture Les Francs-Juges Vogtlandtheater Plauen, Große Bühne, Plauen, Germany
Philharmonisches Orchester
conductor: Lutz de Veer
4 June 2011
4.00pm
Harold en Italie 
(1st movement)

10th Annual Family Concert/Ice Cream Social
Mt. Tamalpais United Methodist Church, Mill Valley, CA, USA
Mill Valley Philharmonic
conductor: Laurie Cohen
Claudia Campazzo (viola)
4 June 2011
6.30pm
The Damnation of Faust

new staged production

sung in English

London Coliseum, London, UK 
English National Opera
conductor: Edward Gardner
director: Terry Gilliam
set designer: Hildegard Bechtler
costume designer: Katrina Lindsay
choreographer: Leah Hausman
English translation by Hugh Macdonald
A co-production with De Vlaamse Opera, Antwerp
cast includes: 
Faust Peter (Hoare)
Christine Rice (Marguerite)
Christopher Purves (Méphistophélés)
4 June 2011
7.30pm
Symphonie Fantastique St Stephen’s Church, South Kensington, London, UK
University of London Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Matthew Wood
4 June 2011
8.00pm
La Damnation de Faust

staged production, sung in French

Stadttheater, Passau, Germany
Niederbayerische Philharmonie
Chor des Landestheaters Niederbayern
Soloists of the Landestheaters Niederbayern
conductor: Basil H. E. Coleman
direction and choreography: Jonathan Lunn
4 June 2011
8.00pm
Te Deum Mortensen Hall, The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, Hartford, CT, USA
Hartford Symphony Orchestra
The Hartford Chorale (music director: Richard Coffey)
Connecticut Children’s Chorus (director: Stuart Younse)
conductor: Edward Cummin
4 June 2011
8.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict


From the Second Empire to the Third Republic
Scuola Grande San Rocco, Venice, Italy
La Chambre Philharmonique
conductor: Emmanuel Krivine
In partnership with the Palazzetto Bru Zane Centre de musique romantique française
4 June 2011
8.00pm
Symphonie funèbre et triomphale 
Tristia
Opéra de Nice, Nice, France
Chœur de l’Opéra de Nice (director: Giulio Magnanini)
Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice
conductor: Philippe Auguin
5 June 2011
11.00am
La Damnation de Faust

Pre-performance introduction 
(see performances on 10, 11, 25 June)
Stadttheater, Landshut, Germany
5 June 2011
1.00pm
Harold en Italie 
(1st movement)

10th Annual Family Concert/Ice Cream Social
Tam Valley Community Center, Mill Valley, CA, USA
Mill Valley Philharmonic
conductor: Laurie Cohen
Claudia Campazzo (viola)
5 June 2011
4.00pm
Villanelle
Le Spectre de la rose
L’île inconnue

(from Les Nuits d’été)
Ashburnham Community Church, Ashburnham, MA, USA
Krista River (mezzo-soprano
Stephen Porter (piano)

Piano chosen from the Frederick Collection.
5 June 2011
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

71st Annual Festival Concert
Kimmel Center, Verizon Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Philadelphia Youth Orchestra
conductor: Louis Scaglione
5 June 2011
8.00pm
La Damnation de Faust

staged production, sung in French

Stadttheater, Passau, Germany
Niederbayerische Philharmonie
Chor des Landestheaters Niederbayern
Soloists of the Landestheaters Niederbayern
conductor: Basil H. E. Coleman
direction and choreography: Jonathan Lunn
7 June 2011
7.30pm
The Damnation of Faust

new staged production

sung in English

London Coliseum, London, UK 
English National Opera
conductor: Edward Gardner
director: Terry Gilliam
set designer: Hildegard Bechtler
costume designer: Katrina Lindsay
choreographer: Leah Hausman
English translation by Hugh Macdonald
A co-production with De Vlaamse Opera, Antwerp
cast includes: 
Faust Peter (Hoare)
Christine Rice (Marguerite)
Christopher Purves (Méphistophélés)
7 June 2011
7.30pm
L’Invitation à la valse

Weber; orch. Berlioz
Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, London, UK
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Charles Dutoit
8 June 2011
7.30pm
Béatrice et Bénédict de Jong Concert Hall, Brigham Young University campus, Provo, Utah, USA
Orchestra and Chorus of the Brigham Young University School of Music
conductor: Auriela Joslyn
director: Arden Hopkin
production stage manager: Lisa Elzey
costume designers: Melissa DeGuire and Maria Schulte Gardner
makeup and hair designer: Marie Steck Johnson
lighting designer: Mike Handley
cast includes:
Bénédict: Jubal Joslyn
Béatrice: Jenny McKay
Hero: Laura Snow
Claudio: Corey Bennett
Don Pedro: David Petrucci
9 June 2011
7.30pm
Béatrice et Bénédict de Jong Concert Hall, Brigham Young University campus, Provo, Utah, USA
Orchestra and Chorus of the Brigham Young University School of Music
conductor: Auriela Joslyn
director: Arden Hopkin
production stage manager: Lisa Elzey
costume designers: Melissa DeGuire and Maria Schulte Gardner
makeup and hair designer: Marie Steck Johnson
lighting designer: Mike Handley
cast includes:
Bénédict: Jubal Joslyn
Béatrice: Annalise Belnap
Hero: Laura Snow
Claudio: Corey Bennett
Don Pedro: David Petrucci
9 June 2011
7.30pm
Overture Les Francs-Juges Theater Plauen, Zwickau, Germany
Philharmonisches Orchester
conductor: Lutz de Veer
9 June 2011
8.30pm
Overture to Béatrice et Benedict

« amusant et contrasté »
Salle de concerts, Le Casino d’Arras, Arras, France
La Chambre philarmonique
conductor: Emmanuel Krivine
9 June 2011
8.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Salle Poirel, Nancy, France
Orchestre national de Lorraine
conductor: Jacques Mercier
10 June 2011
7.30pm
Béatrice et Bénédict de Jong Concert Hall, Brigham Young University campus, Provo, Utah, USA
Orchestra and Chorus of the Brigham Young University School of Music
conductor: Auriela Joslyn
director: Arden Hopkin
production stage manager: Lisa Elzey
costume designers: Melissa DeGuire and Maria Schulte Gardner
makeup and hair designer: Marie Steck Johnson
lighting designer: Mike Handley
cast includes:
Bénédict: Jubal Joslyn
Béatrice: Annalise Belnap
Hero: Laura Snow
Claudio: Corey Bennett
Don Pedro: David Petrucci
10 June 2011
8.00pm
La Damnation de Faust

staged production, sung in French

Stadttheater, Landshut, Germany
Niederbayerische Philharmonie
Chor des Landestheaters Niederbayern
Soloists of the Landestheaters Niederbayern
conductor: Basil H. E. Coleman
direction and choreography: Jonathan Lunn
10 June 2011
8.00pm
Messe Solennelle


Festival de Musique Sacrée 2011
Cathédrale de Monaco, Monaco
Chœur de l’Opéra de Nice
Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice
conductor: Philippe Auguin
10 June 2011
8.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Salle Poirel, Nancy, France
Orchestre national de Lorraine
conductor: Jacques Mercier
10 June 2011 Phantastische Erscheinungen eines Themas von Hector Berlioz
[Fantastic Appearances of a Theme by Hector Berlioz]

composer: Walter Braunfels (1882-1954)

[The theme is from La Damnation de Faust
Chanson de Méphistophélès, “Une puce gentille …”]
Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, USA
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Manfred Honeck
11 June 2011
7.30pm
Béatrice et Bénédict de Jong Concert Hall, Brigham Young University campus, Provo, Utah, USA
Orchestra and Chorus of the Brigham Young University School of Music
conductor: Auriela Joslyn
director: Arden Hopkin
production stage manager: Lisa Elzey
costume designers: Melissa DeGuire and Maria Schulte Gardner
makeup and hair designer: Marie Steck Johnson
lighting designer: Mike Handley
cast includes:
Bénédict: Jubal Joslyn
Béatrice: Jenny McKay
Hero: Laura Snow
Claudio: Corey Bennett
Don Pedro: David Petrucci
11 June 2011
8.00pm
La Damnation de Faust

staged production, sung in French

Stadttheater, Landshut, Germany
Niederbayerische Philharmonie
Chor des Landestheaters Niederbayern
Soloists of the Landestheaters Niederbayern
conductor: Basil H. E. Coleman
direction and choreography: Jonathan Lunn
11 June 2011
8.00pm
Messe Solennelle Opéra de Nice, Nice, France
Chœur de l’Opéra de Nice (director: Giulio Magnanini)
Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice
conductor: Philippe Auguin
11 June 2011
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain First Presbyterian Church, Fairfield, USA
American Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Christopher James Hisey
11 June 2011 Phantastische Erscheinungen eines Themas von Hector Berlioz

[Fantastic Appearances of a Theme by Hector Berlioz]

composer: Walter Braunfels (1882-1954)

[The theme is from La Damnation de Faust
Chanson de Méphistophélès, “Une puce gentille …”]
Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, USA
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Manfred Honeck
12 June 2011
3.00pm
Inutiles regrets!... 

(Enée’s aria from Les Troyens)
Mother Zion Church, New York, NY, USA
Aubry Bryan (tenor)
John Atkins (piano)
12 June 2011
7.00pm
La Mort d’Ophélie Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles, California, USA
Hollywood Master Chorale
conductor: Jeffrey Bernstein
Chip Colvin (piano)
12 June 2011 Phantastische Erscheinungen eines Themas von Hector Berlioz

[Fantastic Appearances of a Theme by Hector Berlioz]

composer: Walter Braunfels (1882-1954)

[The theme is from La Damnation de Faust
Chanson de Méphistophélès, “Une puce gentille …”]
Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, USA
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Manfred Honeck
12 June 2011 Works unspecified

Ballet performance to music by Berlioz, Debussy, Verdi, and Smetana

Spectacle de fin d’année
[End of academic year performance]
Théâtre Marcel Pagnol, Villeneuve-Tolosane, France
Classic Dance Section, Office Rural d’Animation Culturelles et Sportives (O.r.a.c.s)
Instructor: Valérie Souchon
14 June 2011 La Damnation de Faust

staged production, sung in French

Theater am Hagen, Straubing, Germany
Niederbayerische Philharmonie
Chor des Landestheaters Niederbayern
Soloists of the Landestheaters Niederbayern
conductor: Basil H. E. Coleman
direction and choreography: Jonathan Lunn
15 June 2011
6.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

Grant Park Music Festival – opening concert
Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, Chicago, USA
Grant Park Orchestra
conductor: Carlos Kalmar
15 June 2011
8.00pm
“Roméo et Juliette”

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

De Stadsschouwburg Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium
Malandain Ballet Biarritz
choreography: Thierry Malandain
decor and costumes: Jorge Gallardo
director, conception and lighting: Jean-Claude Asquié
16 June 2011
8.00pm
“Roméo et Juliette”

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

De Stadsschouwburg Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium
Malandain Ballet Biarritz
choreography: Thierry Malandain
decor and costumes: Jorge Gallardo
director, conception and lighting: Jean-Claude Asquié
17 June 2011
7.00pm
Roméo et Juliette

(orchestral excerpts)
Town Hall, Auckland, New Zealand 
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Pietari Inkinen
17 June 2011
8.00pm
La Damnation de Faust

staged production, sung in French

Stadttheater, Passau, Germany
Niederbayerische Philharmonie
Chor des Landestheaters Niederbayern
Soloists of the Landestheaters Niederbayern
conductor: Basil H. E. Coleman
direction and choreography: Jonathan Lunn
17 June 2011
8.30pm
La Mort d’Ophélie
Le Trébuchet


Chansons françaises de la renaissance au XXème siècle
[French songs from the Renaissance to 20th century]
Église Notre Dame du Chêne, Viroflay, France
Chœur Polycantus
conductor: Gilles André
Jacy Desmond (piano)

In collaboration with the Conservatoire de Virofaly
17 June 2011
8.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

Festival Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Teatro comunale, Florence, Italy
Philharmonia Orchestra
conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
18 June 2011
7.30pm

pre-concert talk by James Low at 6.45pm
Symphonie fantastique Victoria Rooms, Clifton, Bristol, UK
New Bristol Sinfonia
conductor: James Low
18 June 2011
8.00pm
La Damnation de Faust

staged production, sung in French

Stadttheater, Passau, Germany
Niederbayerische Philharmonie
Chor des Landestheaters Niederbayern
Soloists of the Landestheaters Niederbayern
conductor: Basil H. E. Coleman
direction and choreography: Jonathan Lunn
18 June 2011
8.00pm
“Roméo et Juliette”

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

Théâtre de Leest, Izegem, Belgium
Malandain Ballet Biarritz
choreography: Thierry Malandain
decor and costumes: Jorge Gallardo
director, conception and lighting: Jean-Claude Asquié
18 June 2011 Works unspecified

Ballet performance to music by Berlioz, Debussy, Verdi, and Smetana

Spectacle de fin d’année
[End of academic year performance]
Théâtre Marcel Pagnol, Villeneuve-Tolosane, France
Classic Dance Section, Office Rural d’Animation Culturelles et Sportives (O.r.a.c.s)
Instructor: Valérie Souchon
19 June 2011
3.00pm
“Roméo et Juliette”

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

Théâtre de Leest, Izegem, Belgium
Malandain Ballet Biarritz
choreography: Thierry Malandain
decor and costumes: Jorge Gallardo
director, conception and lighting: Jean-Claude Asquié
19 June 2011
3.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Bunkamura Orchard Hall, Tokyo, Japan
NHK Symphony Orchestra
conductor: John Axelrod 
19 June 2011 Works unspecified

Ballet performance to music by Berlioz, Debussy, Verdi, and Smetana

Spectacle de fin d’année
[End of academic year performance]
Théâtre Marcel Pagnol, Villeneuve-Tolosane, France
Classic Dance Section, Office Rural d’Animation Culturelles et Sportives (O.r.a.c.s)
Instructor: Valérie Souchon
21 June 2011
9.00pm
Operatic arias and duets (unspecified)


D’amour et d’Opéra – Fête de la musique 2011
Oratoire du Louvre, Paris, France
Elisabeth Jouniot (soprano)
Sylvie Bozzolo (soprano)
Martin Bacharov (piano)
23 June 2011
6.00pm
Roméo et Juliette

(orchestral excerpts)
CBS Canterbury Arena, Christchurch, New Zealand 
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Pietari Inkinen
24 June 2011
7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo New City Orchestra
conductor: Miguel Prieto
24 June 2011
7.00pm
Songs (unspecified) Château de Duras, Duras, France
Naomi Scott de Moncloa (soprano)
Daniel Adni (piano)
25 June 2011
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été


Dean & Chadlington Summer Music Festival –
Ditchley Park Gala Picnic Concert
The Great Hall, Ditchley Park, Enstone, Oxfordshire, UK
Dean & Chadlington Summer Music Festival Orchestra
conductor: David Juritz 
Claire Bradshaw (mezzo-soprano)
and/or Linda Richardson (soprano)
25 June 2011
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette

(orchestral excerpts)
Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington, New Zealand 
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Pietari Inkinen
25 June 2011
8.00pm
La Damnation de Faust

staged production, sung in French

Stadttheater, Landshut, Germany
Niederbayerische Philharmonie
Chor des Landestheaters Niederbayern
Soloists of the Landestheaters Niederbayern
conductor: Basil H. E. Coleman
direction and choreography: Jonathan Lunn
26 June 2011
2.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Forest Street Uniting Church, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
Bendigo Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Rohan Phillips
Brenda Kinsella (soprano)
30 June 2011
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, London, UK
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Christian Vásquez
30 June 2011
9.00pm
Le Spectre de la rose
(from Les Nuits d’été)

Marche des pélerins
(from Harold en Italie)

Symphonie fantastique
(liszt transcription)

5th edition of the Festival “Tons Voisins”
Église St-Jean-Baptiste de Rayssac, Albi, France
Marie-Josephe Jude (piano)
Denis Pascal (piano)
Anne Le Bozec (piano)
Cyrille Dubois (ténor)
Gérard Caussé (viola)

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