Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

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Year 2011 (March)

The table below lists the performances in chronological order. 

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March

1 March 2011
8.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium/ Perelman Stage, New York, USA
The Philadelphia Orchestra
conductor: Charles Dutoit
4 March 2011
7.30pm
Overture Le Corsaire Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne, Australia
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Antony Walker
4 March 2011
8.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Auditorium Rainier III, Monaco
Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo
conductor: Yakov Kreizberg
5 March 2011
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Ambassador Auditorium, Pasadena, CA, USA
Colburn Orchestra
music director: Yehuda Gilad
Michelle DeYoung (mezzo-soprano)
6 March 2011

Commences at 9.15am

Overture Le Carnaval romain
arr. Frank Wright

Test piece for  the
Regional Brass Band Championship – Yorkshire
St George’s Hall, Bradford, UK
performers: contesting brass bands
6 March 2011
3.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Paddington Town Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Orchestra Romantique
conductor: Nicholas Carter
6 March 2011
3.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Rashi Auditorium, Newton, Massachusetts, USA
Newton Symphony Orchestra
conductor: James M. Orent
6 March 2011
4.00pm
Choral work (not specified)
(probably La Mort d’Ophélie)

Programme also includes choral works by Mendelssohn, Morley, Purcell, Vaughan Williams et Verdi, Dvořák and Charpentier 

Music inspired by Shakespeare plays
Salle des Congrès, Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val, France
La Schola du Moustier
chef de chœur: Nathalie Accault
Micheline Pinoncely (piano)
6 March 2011
4.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Broad Stage, Santa Monica, CA, USA
Colburn Orchestra
music director: Yehuda Gilad
Michelle DeYoung (mezzo-soprano)
6 March 2011
4.00pm
Les Troyens Deutsche Oper Berlin, Berlin
Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin
Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin (director: William Spaulding)
Opernballett der Deutschen Oper Berlin
conductor: Donald Runnicles
director: David Pountney
artistic-production manager: Christian Baier
choreography: Renato Zanella
cast:
Énée: Ian Storey
Didon: Daniela Barcellona
Cassandre: Anna Caterina Antonacci
Chorèbe: Markus Brück
Anna: Liane Keegan
Narbal: Reinhard Hagen
Panthée: Krzysztof Szumanski
Ascagne: Jana Kurucová
Hylas, Iopas: Yosep Kang
Priam: Lenus Carlson
A Greek chief: Nathan De’Shon Myers
Ghost of  Hector: Hyung-Wook Lee
Hélénus: Gregory Warren
Trojan soldiers: Jörn Schümann, John Paul Huckle
Mercure: Hyung-Wook Lee
6 March 2011
7.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain
Te Deum
Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, Davis, CA, USA
University of the Pacific Symphony Orchestra
UC Davis University Chorus and Alumni Chorus (conductor: Jeffrey Thomas)
Sacramento Children's Chorus (artistic director: Lynn Stevens)
Pacific Boychoir (artistic director: Kevin Fox)
Davis Children’s Chorale (conductor: Rachel Kessler)
Wesley Rogers (tenor)
David Deffner (organ)
conductors: 
Nicolas Waldvogel (Overture Le Carnaval romain)
Jeffrey Thomas (Te Deum)
6 March 2011
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Auditorio y Centro de Congresos Victor Villegas, Murcia, Spain
Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo
conductor: Yakov Kreizberg
8 March 2011
12.30pm
Villanelle 
(from Les Nuits d’été)
St Mary’s Church, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, UK
Lyn Parkyns (soprano)
Andrew Parkyns (piano)
8 March 2011
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Auditorio Nacional de Música de Vergara , Madrid, Spain
Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo
conductor: Yakov Kreizberg
9 March 2011
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Centro Cultural Miguel Delibes, Valladolid, Spain
Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo
conductor: Yakov Kreizberg
9 March 2011
8.00pm
Orphée et Eurydice

Gluck; Berlioz version (1859), sung in French

Stockholm Royal Opera production

Grand Théâtre, Genève, Switzerland
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
Ballet du Grand Théâtre
Chœur du Grand Théâtre
conductor: Jonathan Darlington
stage director: Mats Ek
Annette Seiltgen (Orphée)
Svetlana Doneva (Eurydice)
Clémence Tilquin (Amour)
10 March 2011
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Auditorio Principe Felipe, Oviedo, Spain
Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo
conductor: Yakov Kreizberg
11 March 2011
5.00pm
Les Troyens Deutsche Oper Berlin, Berlin
Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin
Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin (director: William Spaulding)
Opernballett der Deutschen Oper Berlin
conductor: Donald Runnicles
director: David Pountney
artistic-production manager: Christian Baier
choreography: Renato Zanella
cast:
Énée: Ian Storey
Didon: Daniela Barcellona
Cassandre: Anna Caterina Antonacci
Chorèbe: Markus Brück
Anna: Liane Keegan
Narbal: Reinhard Hagen
Panthée: Krzysztof Szumanski
Ascagne: Jana Kurucová
Hylas, Iopas: Yosep Kang
Priam: Lenus Carlson
A Greek chief: Nathan De’Shon Myers
Ghost of  Hector: Hyung-Wook Lee
Hélénus: Gregory Warren
Trojan soldiers: Jörn Schümann, John Paul Huckle
Mercure: Hyung-Wook Lee
11 March 2011
5.30pm
Marche hongroise 
(from La Damnation de Faust)
Auditorium, Asheville Civic Center. Asheville, NC, USA
Asheville-Buncombe Youth Orchestra
conductor: Ronald D. Clearfield
11 March 2011
6.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

2011 PYO Gala Dinner and Concert
The Union League of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Philadelphia Youth Orchestra
conductor: Louis Scaglione
11 March 2011
8.00pm
Orphée et Eurydice

Gluck; Berlioz version (1859), sung in French

Stockholm Royal Opera production

Grand Théâtre, Genève, Switzerland
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
Ballet du Grand Théâtre
Chœur du Grand Théâtre
conductor: Jonathan Darlington
stage director: Mats Ek
Annette Seiltgen (Orphée)
Svetlana Doneva (Eurydice)
Clémence Tilquin (Amour)
11 March 2011
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Uihlein Hall, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Milwaukee, USA
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Edo de Waart
12 March 2011
3.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire

Test piece for the 
West of England Regional Brass Band Championship
The Forum, Riviera International Conference Centre, Torquay, UK
Aldbourne Band
conductor: David Johnson
12 March 2011
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Uihlein Hall, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Milwaukee, USA
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Edo de Waart
12 March 2011
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Vive La France !
Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Memphis Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Mei-Ann Chen
12 March 2011
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Pikes Peak Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
Colorado Springs Philharmonic
conductor: Ward Stare
12 March 2011
8.30pm
Rêverie et Caprice Gallia Théâtre, Saintes, France
Jeune Orchestre Atlantique
conductor and solo violin: Alexander Janiczek
13 March 2011
2.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

Vive La France !
Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Memphis Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Mei-Ann Chen
13 March 2011
2.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Pikes Peak Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
Colorado Springs Philharmonic
conductor: Ward Stare
13 March 2011
2.30pm
EUPHONIA

Promenade concert inspired by 
Berlioz’s ideal city, Euphonia
Musée de la Musique, Cité de la Musique, Paris, France
Ensemble les Lunaisiens
13 March 2011
4.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain
Harold en Italie

Concert dedicated to the memory of Emanuel Vardi beloved music director of the Adelphi Chamber orchestra and champion of the viola
River Dell Regional Middle School, River Edge, New Jersey, USA
Adelphi Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Jeffrey Grogan
Brett Deubner (viola)
13 March 2011
4.00pm
“Nuit d’ivresse . . .” [duet of Aeneas and Dido]
“Inutiles regrets . . .” [air of Aeneas]

(from Les Troyens)

Concert also includes opera arias and duets from Puccini’s Tosca, Verdi’s Aida, Il Trovatore and Macbeth


Memorial concert in honour of Shirley Verrett, New Orleans born internationally renowned opera singer
Xavier University Recital Hall, New Orleans, LA, USA
Danielle Wilson (mezzo-soprano)
Aubry Bryan (tenor)
Dr. Wilfred Delphin (piano)

Other performers were: 
Dara Rahming and Valere Francis (soprano) and Chauncey Packer (tenor)

13 March 2011
5.00pm
Orphée et Eurydice

Gluck; Berlioz version (1859), sung in French

Stockholm Royal Opera production

Grand Théâtre, Genève, Switzerland
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
Ballet du Grand Théâtre
Chœur du Grand Théâtre
conductor: Jonathan Darlington
stage director: Mats Ek
Annette Seiltgen (Orphée)
Svetlana Doneva (Eurydice)
Clémence Tilquin (Amour)
15 March 2011
8.00pm
Orphée et Eurydice

Gluck; Berlioz version (1859), sung in French

Stockholm Royal Opera production

Grand Théâtre, Genève, Switzerland
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
Ballet du Grand Théâtre
Chœur du Grand Théâtre
conductor: Jonathan Darlington
stage director: Mats Ek
Annette Seiltgen (Orphée)
Svetlana Doneva (Eurydice)
Clémence Tilquin (Amour)
16 March 2011
7.30pm
Harold en Italie Neuberinhaus Reichenbach, Reichenbach, Germany
Philharmonie Greiz-Reichenbach
conductor: Jiří Malát
Tatjana Masurenko (viola)
16 March 2011
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Herkulessaal der Residenz, Munich, Germany
Münchner Symphoniker
conductor: Georg Schmöhe
17 March 2011
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

French Concert Classics
Aberystwyth Arts Centre Concert Hall, Aberystwyth, Wales, UK
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
conductor: Christophe Mangou
17 March 2011
7.30pm

Recorded for broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 22 March
Harold en Italie The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, UK
The Hallé
conductor: Sir Mark Elder
Lawrence Power (viola)
17 March 2011
7.30pm
Harold en Italie

Liszt transcription

Marlborough College Memorial Hall, Marlborough, Wiltshire, UK
Philip Dukes (viola)
Piers Lane (piano)

The concert featured a Stradivarius viola from the Royal Academy of Music Collection.
17 March 2011
7.30pm
La Mort d’Ophélie St Paul’s Church, Birmingham, UK
Thaleia (a women’s choir with 18 singers, all members of Birmingham Conservatoire)
conductor: Myriam Toumi
Alexander Norman (piano)
17 March 2011
8.00pm
Orphée et Eurydice

Gluck; Berlioz version (1859), sung in French

Stockholm Royal Opera production

Grand Théâtre, Genève, Switzerland
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
Ballet du Grand Théâtre
Chœur du Grand Théâtre
conductor: Jonathan Darlington
stage director: Mats Ek
Annette Seiltgen (Orphée)
Svetlana Doneva (Eurydice)
Clémence Tilquin (Amour)
17 March 2011
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Prinzregententheater, Munich, Germany
Münchner Symphoniker
conductor: Georg Schmöhe
17 March 2011
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Symphony Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Charles Dutoit
18 March 2011
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Prinzregententheater, Munich, Germany
Münchner Symphoniker
conductor: Georg Schmöhe
18 March 2011
8.00pm
Harold en Italie Copley Symphony Hall, San Diego, CA, USA
San Diego Symphony
conductor: Jahja Ling
Cynthia Phelps (viola)
19 March 2011
2.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Suntory Hall, Main Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Eliahu Inbal
19 March 2011
7.30pm
Grande Messe des Morts (Requiem) St Bartholomew’s Church, Brighton, East Sussex, UK
Sussex Symphony Orchestra
Southern Festival Chorus
conductor: Mark Andrew James
chorus master: Gavin Carr
Neil Jenkins (tenor)
19 March 2011
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Concert Hall, Culture and Convention Centre, Lucerne, Switzerland
Philharmonie Baden Baden
conductor: Manfred Obrecht
19 March 2011
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Symphony Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Charles Dutoit
19 March 2011
8.00pm
Orphée et Eurydice

Gluck; Berlioz version (1859), sung in French

Stockholm Royal Opera production

Grand Théâtre, Genève, Switzerland
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
Ballet du Grand Théâtre
Chœur du Grand Théâtre
conductor: Jonathan Darlington
stage director: Mats Ek
Annette Seiltgen (Orphée)
Svetlana Doneva (Eurydice)
Clémence Tilquin (Amour)
19 March 2011
8.00pm
Harold en Italie Copley Symphony Hall, San Diego, CA, USA
San Diego Symphony
conductor: Jahja Ling
Cynthia Phelps (viola)
19 March 2011 Overture Le Carnaval romain

arr. Frank Wright

Test piece for the 
Welsh Regional Brass Band Championship 
– First Section
Brangwyn Hall, Swansea, Wales, UK
performers: contesting brass bands
20 March 2011
2.00pm
Harold en Italie Copley Symphony Hall, San Diego, CA, USA
San Diego Symphony
conductor: Jahja Ling
Cynthia Phelps (viola)
20 March 2011
3.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

French Concert Classics
Venue Cymru, Llandudno, Wales, UK
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
conductor: Christophe Mangou
20 March 2011
3.00pm
Harold en Italie

Liszt transcription
Purcell Room, South Bank Centre, London, UK
Piers Lane (piano)
Philip Dukes (viola)
20 March 2011
4.00pm
Les Troyens Deutsche Oper Berlin, Berlin
Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin
Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin (director: William Spaulding)
Opernballett der Deutschen Oper Berlin
conductor: Donald Runnicles
director: David Pountney
artistic-production manager: Christian Baier
choreography: Renato Zanella
cast:
Énée: Ian Storey
Didon: Daniela Barcellona
Cassandre: Anna Caterina Antonacci
Chorèbe: Markus Brück
Anna: Liane Keegan
Narbal: Reinhard Hagen
Panthée: Krzysztof Szumanski
Ascagne: Jana Kurucová
Hylas, Iopas: Yosep Kang
Priam: Lenus Carlson
A Greek chief: Nathan De’Shon Myers
Ghost of  Hector: Hyung-Wook Lee
Hélénus: Gregory Warren
Trojan soldiers: Jörn Schümann, John Paul Huckle
Mercure: Hyung-Wook Lee
20 March 2011
6.00pm
Tristia Espace Fusterie, Genève, Switzerland
Nouvel Orchestre de Genève
Ensemble vocal Orphée
conductor: Matthieu Schweyer
20 March 2011
7.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Forum Algäu, Kempten, Germany
Münchner Symphoniker
conductor: Georg Schmöhe
20 March 2011
7.30pm

pre-concert talk at 6.45pm
Symphonie fantastique The Weston Auditorium, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK
De Havilland Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Robin Browning
20 March 2011
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia
YouTube Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
22 March 2011
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Symphony Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Charles Dutoit
22 March 2011
8.30pm
“Roméo et Juliette”

Ballet set to Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette

Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, Italy
Corpo di Ballo Teatro San Carlo
director: Alessandra Panzavolta
choreography: Amedeo Amodio
Orchestra, Solisti, Primi Ballerini e Corpo di Ballo
gust star: Roberto Bolle
guest principal dancer: Alessandro Macario
22 March 2011 “Roméo et Juliette”

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

La Mals, Théâtre de Sochaux, Sochaux, France
Malandain Ballet Biarritz
choreography: Thierry Malandain
decor and costumes: Jorge Gallardo
director, conception and lighting: Jean-Claude Asquié
23 March 2011
11.00am
“Roméo et Juliette” (suite)

Ballet set to Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette

Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, Italy
Corpo di Ballo Teatro San Carlo
director: Alessandra Panzavolta
choreography: Amedeo Amodio
guest principal dancer: Alessandro Macario
23 March 2011
7.00pm
“Roméo et Juliette”

Ballet set to Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette

Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, Italy
Corpo di Ballo Teatro San Carlo
director: Alessandra Panzavolta
choreography: Amedeo Amodio
Orchestra, Solisti, Primi Ballerini e Corpo di Ballo
gust star: Roberto Bolle
guest principal dancer: Alessandro Macario
24 March 2011
11.00am
“Roméo et Juliette” (suite)

Ballet set to Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette

Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, Italy
Corpo di Ballo Teatro San Carlo
director: Alessandra Panzavolta
choreography: Amedeo Amodio
guest principal dancer: Alessandro Macario
25 March 2011
11.00am
“Roméo et Juliette” (suite)

Ballet set to Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette

Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, Italy
Corpo di Ballo Teatro San Carlo
director: Alessandra Panzavolta
choreography: Amedeo Amodio
guest principal dancer: Alessandro Macario
25 March 2011
7.30pm
Harold en Italie Vogtlandhalle, Großer Saal, Greiz, Germany
Philharmonie Greiz-Reichenbach
conductor: Jiří Malát
Tatjana Masurenko (viola)
25 March 2011
8.00pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini Lyric Theatre, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Kansas City Symphony
conductor: Larry Rachleff
25 March 2011
8.30pm
“Roméo et Juliette”

Ballet set to Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette

Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, Italy
Corpo di Ballo Teatro San Carlo
director: Alessandra Panzavolta
choreography: Amedeo Amodio
Orchestra, Solisti, Primi Ballerini e Corpo di Ballo
gust star: Roberto Bolle
guest principal dancer: Alessandro Macario
26 March 2011
6.00pm
Te Deum Suntory Hall, Main Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo Symphony Orchestra
Tokyo Symphony Chorus
The Little Singers of Tokyo
conductor: Hubert Soudant
Kei Fukui (tenor)
Alexander Gavrylyuk (pianoforte)
26 March 2011
8.00pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini Lyric Theatre, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Kansas City Symphony
conductor: Larry Rachleff
26 March 2011
8.30pm
Chanson de Méphistophélès
(from La damnation de Faust)
Eglise St Pierre de Limours, Limours-en-Hurepoix, France
Orchestre symphonique d’Orsay
conductor: Martin Barral
Jean-Philippe Biojout (bass baritone)
26 March 2011 “Roméo et Juliette”

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

Opéra de Massy, Massy, France
Malandain Ballet Biarritz
choreography: Thierry Malandain
decor and costumes: Jorge Gallardo
director, conception and lighting: Jean-Claude Asquié
27 March 2011
2.00pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini Lyric Theatre, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Kansas City Symphony
conductor: Larry Rachleff
27 March 2011
5.00pm
“Roméo et Juliette”

Ballet set to Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette

Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, Italy
Corpo di Ballo Teatro San Carlo
director: Alessandra Panzavolta
choreography: Amedeo Amodio
Orchestra, Solisti, Primi Ballerini e Corpo di Ballo
gust star: Roberto Bolle
guest principal dancer: Alessandro Macario
27 March 2011
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été St John’s Church, London, UK
Barnet Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Martin Loveday
Sarah Power (soprano)
27 March 2011
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique King Henry VIII School, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK
Abergavenny Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Brian Weir
27 March 2011
7.30pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict Wiener Konzerthaus, Großer Saa, Vienna, Austria
Mahler Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Robin Ticciati
29 March 2011
7.00pm
“Roméo et Juliette”

Ballet set to Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette

Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, Italy
Corpo di Ballo Teatro San Carlo
director: Alessandra Panzavolta
choreography: Amedeo Amodio
Orchestra, Solisti, Primi Ballerini e Corpo di Ballo
gust star: Roberto Bolle
guest principal dancer: Alessandro Macario
29 March 2011
8.45pm
Chanson de Méphistophélès
(from La damnation de Faust)
Grand amphithéâtre du campus d’Orsay, Orsay, France
Orchestre symphonique d’Orsay
conductor: Martin Barral
Jean-Philippe Biojout (bass baritone)
29 March 2011 Overture Le Carnaval romain Arsenal, Metz, France
Orchestre national de Lorraine
conductor: Jacques Mercier
31 March 2011
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Pacific Symphony
conductor: Justin Brown

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