Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

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Year 2011 (October)

The table below lists the performances in chronological order. 

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October

1 October 2011
10.30am-4.30pm
Explore: Berlioz 

Study Day in conjunction with performances of Symphonie fantastique and Tristia in Edinburgh and Glasgow
National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland
Led by David Cairns

Organised by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra
1 October 2011
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Watford Colosseum, Watford, UK
BBC Concert Orchestra
conductor: Barry Wordsworth
1 October 2011
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, USA
Los Angeles Philharmonic
conductor: Gustavo Dudamel, USA
1 October 2011
9.00pm
Cléopâtre 
Méditation religieus
e (from Tristia)


concert organised by the Sociedade de Cultura Artística
Sala São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Ensemble Orchestral de Paris
Coro Accentus
conductor: Laurence Equilbey
Mireille Delunsch (soprano)
1 October 2011 Harold en Italie

Opening Ceremony of the 6th Bashmet 
International Music Festival
Belarus State Circus, Minsk, Belarus
Belarus State Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Alexander Anissimov
Yuri Bashmet (viola)
2 October 2011
11.00am
Les Nuits d’été Großes Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria
Mozarteumorchester Salzburg
Angelika Kirchschlager (mezzo-soprano)
conductor: Ivor Bolton
2 October 2011
2.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, USA
Los Angeles Philharmonic
conductor: Gustavo Dudamel
2 October 2011
200pm
Overture Le carnaval romain Copley Symphony Hall, San Diego, California, USA
San Diego Symphony
conductor: Jahja Ling
5 October 2011
8.00pm
Ballet des Sylphes
Menuet des Follets
Marche hongroise [
Rákóczy March]

(from La Damnation de Faust)
New England Conservatory, Jordan Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
New England Conservatory Symphony Orchestra
conductor: David Loebel
5 October 2011
8.00pm
Absence
Le Spectre de la rose
 
L’Île inconnue
(from Les Nuits d’été)
Maison Symphonique de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
conductor: Simon Leclerc
Rufus Wainwright (singer-songwriter)
6 October 2011
7.30pm
Tristia
Symphonie fantastique

Opening Concert of the Season
Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Robin Ticciati
6 October 2011
8.30pm
La damnation de Faust
(excerpts)
Espace Culturel, Fleurance, France
Musique des Parachutistes
conductor: Sandra Ansanay-Alex
7 October 2011
7.30pm
Tristia
Symphonie fantastique

Opening Concert of the Season
Glasgow City Halls, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Robin Ticciati
7 October 2011
7.30pm

pre-concert talk at 6.30pm in   Library@ Esplanade

Open rehearsal:
6 October 7.30pm-10.30pm

Te Deum Esplanade Concert Hall, Singapore
Singapore Symphony Orchestra
Singapore Symphony Chorus
Singapore Bible College Chorale
Hallelujah Chorus
The Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Singapore Symphony Children’s Choir
conductor: Claus Peter Flor 
chorus master: Lim Yau 
Steve Davislim (tenor)
7 October 2011
7.45pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini The Anvil, Basingstoke, UK
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Kirill Karabits
7 October 2011
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette
(orchestral excerpts)
Salle Pleyel, Paris, France
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France
conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
8 October 2011
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Orchestra Hall, Max M. Fisher Music Center, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Detroit Symphony Orchestra,
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
8 October 2011
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, Alexandria, Virginia, USA
Alexandria Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Kim Allen Kluge
8 October 2011
8.00pm
Les Troyens  (excerpt: air, Didon)


“Tragédiennes”
Scuola Grande San Rocco, Venice, Italy
Les Talens Lyriques
conductor: Christophe Rousset
Véronique Gens (soprano)
8 October 2011 Symphonie fantastique

“A Fantastic Beginning”
2011-2012 season opening concert
Temple Theatre, Saginaw, Michigan, USA
Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Brett Mitchell
9 October 2011
1100am
Les Troyens

pre-performance talk in conjunction with performances of Les Troyens in October, November and December 2011, January and  February 2012
Badische Staatstheater Karlsruhe – Mittleres Foyer, Karlsruhe, Germany
9 October 2011
3.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Orchestra Hall, Max M. Fisher Music Center, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Detroit Symphony Orchestra,
conductor: Leonard Slatkin

9 October 2011
3.00pm

Symphonie fantastique Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, Alexandria, Virginia, USA
Alexandria Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Kim Allen Kluge
9 October 2011
5.00pm
Three scenes from La Damnation de Faust

transcribed for piano by Ludwig Schad

“Paraphrases diaboliques”
Palazzetto Bru Zane, Venice, Italy
David Violi (piano)
11 October 2011
8.30pm
Harold en Italie Le Forum Blanc Mesnil, Blanc-Mesnil, France
Les Siècles
conductor: François-Xavier Roth
Antoine Tamestit (viola)
11 October 2011
8.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Cinéma Rialto, Casablanca, Morocco
Orchestre Philharmonique du Maroc
conductor: Benoît Girault
12 October 2011
4.30pm
Symphonie fantastique


concert pédagogique”
Cinéma Rialto, Casablanca, Morocco
Cinéma Rialto, Casablanca
Orchestre Philharmonique du Maroc
conductor: Benoît Girault
12 October 2011
8.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Cinéma Rialto, Casablanca, Morocco
Orchestre Philharmonique du Maroc
conductor: Benoît Girault
13 October 2011
7.30pm
Te Deum Oslo Concert Hall, Oslo, Norway
Oslo Philharmonic
The Oslo Philharmonic Choir
Follo Chamber Choir
KORiOSLO
Oslo Chamber Choir
Sølvguttene
The Norwegian Opera & Ballet’s Children’s Choir
Trefoldighet Girl’s Choir
conductor: Eivind Gullberg Jensen
Kenneth Tarver (tenor)
13 October 2011
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Liszt transcription

Yale School of Music
Doctor of Musical Arts recital
Morse Recital Hall, Sprague Hall, New Haven CT, USA
Lucas Wong (piano)
13 October 2011
8.00pm
Harold en Italie Liederhalle, Beethovensaal, Stuttgart, Germany
SWR Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart 
conductor: Serge Baudo
Nils Mönkemeyer (viola)
13 October 2011
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette
(orchestral excerpts)
Schoenberg Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
UCLA Philharmonia
conductor: Neal Stulberg
13 October 2011
8.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Théâtre national Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco
Orchestre Philharmonique du Maroc
conductor: Benoît Girault
13 October 2011
8.30pm
Harold en Italie Grand Théâtre de Provence, Provence, France
Les Siècles
conductor: François-Xavier Roth
Antoine Tamestit (viola)
13 October 2011 Overture Le Carnaval romain Lütfi Kırdar International Convention and Exhibition Center, Istanbul, Turkey
Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic
conductor: Sascha Goetzel
14 October 2011
7.30pm
Te Deum Oslo Concert Hall, Oslo, Norway
Oslo Philharmonic
The Oslo Philharmonic Choir
Follo Chamber Choir
KORiOSLO
Oslo Chamber Choir
Sølvguttene
The Norwegian Opera & Ballet’s Children’s Choir
Trefoldighet Girl’s Choir
conductor: Eivind Gullberg Jensen
Kenneth Tarver (tenor)
14 October 2011
7.30pm
Harold en Italie Palatin, Wiesloch, Germany
SWR Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart 
conductor: Serge Baudo
Nils Mönkemeyer (viola)
14 October 2011
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Woolsey Hall, New Haven, CT, USA
Yale Concert Band
director: Thomas C. Duffy
14 October 2011
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Fantastique Opening – 2011-12 season
Tucson Music Hall, Tucson, AZ, USA
Tucson Symphony Orchestra
conductor: George Hanson
14 October 2011
8.00pm
Marche des Pèlerins 
(from Harold en Italie)

Marche hongroise
(from La damnation de Faust)

Récital d’orgue –
Festival Orgue en Jeu
Auditorium-Orchestre national de Lyon, Lyon, France
Yves Lafargue (organ
15 October 2011
5.00pm

with a short introductory talk 30 minutes before the performance

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

Les Troyens

New production

Badische Staatstheater Karlsruhe – Grosses Haus, Karlsruhe, Germany
Badische Staatstheater Karlsruhe orchestra and chorus, and other artists 
conductor: Justin Brown
producer: David Hermann
cast:
Énée: John Treleaven / Lance Ryan
Chorèbe/L’ombre de Chorèbe: Armin Kolarczyk
Panthée: Lucas Harbour
Narbal: Konstantin Gorny / Nicolai Karnolsky
Iopas: Eleazar Rodriguez
Ascagne: Stefanie Schaefer
Cassandre/L’ombre de Cassandre: Christina Niessen
Didon : Heidi Melton / Katharine Tier
Anna : Karine Ohanyan / Rebecca Raffell
Helenus/Hylas : Sebastian Kohlhepp
Priam/Spectre de Priam : Luiz Molz
L’ombre d’Hector/Le dieu Mercure : Avtandil Kaspeli
Un prêtre de Pluton : Andrey Grabovsky
Polyxène : Veronika Pfaffenzeller
Soldat troyen : Marcelo Angulo
Soldat troyen : Alexander Huck
Un soldat/Un chef grec : Florian Kontschak
15 October 2011
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Gordon Theater, Rutgers-Camden Center for the Art, Camden, NJ, USA
Symphony in C
conductor: Rossen Milanov
15 October 2011
8.00pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini
Symphonie fantastique
Veterans Memorial Auditorium Arts and Cultural Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Michael Stern
15 October 2011
8.00pm
Les Troyens (excerpts):

– Entrée des constructeurs
– Entrée des matelots
– Entrée des laboureurs
– monologue and air of Didon: 
  “Ah ! Je vais mourir …” 
  “Adieu, fière cité” 

Héroïnes romantiques
Moselle Festival En terre romantique
Arsenal, Metz, France
Les Talens Lyriques
conductor: Christophe Rouss
Véronique Gens (soprano)
15 October 2011
8.15pm
Les Nuits d’été Stadsgehoorzaal, Leiden, Netherlands
Holland Symfonia
conductor: Otto Tausk
Lenneke Ruiten (soprano)
15 October 2011
8.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

Liszt transcription
Le Parvis scène nationale tarbes pyrénées, Centre Méridien, Ibos, France
Roger Muraro (piano)
15 October 2011
8.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Théâtre Royal, Marrakech, Morocco
Orchestre Philharmonique du Maroc
conductor: Benoît Girault
16 October 2011
2.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Fantastique Opening – 2011-12 season
Tucson Music Hall, Tucson, AZ, USA
Tucson Symphony Orchestra
conductor: George Hanson
16 October 2011
2.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Philharmonie, Haarlem, Netherlands
Holland Symfonia
conductor: Otto Tausk
Lenneke Ruiten (soprano)
16 October 2011
8.00pm
Rêverie et caprice


Moselle Festival En terre romantique
Arsenal, Metz, France
Le Cercle de l’Harmonie
conductor: Jérémie Rhorer
Julien Chauvin (violin)
18 October 2011
8.00pm
Overture Le carnaval romain Johnson Theatre, Paul Creative Arts Center, Durham, NH, USA
UNH Symphony Orchestra
conductor: David Upham

[UNH = University of New Hampshire]

18 October 2011
8.15pm
Les Nuits d’été Theater De Vest, Alkmaar, Netherlands
Holland Symfonia
conductor: Otto Tausk
Lenneke Ruiten (soprano)
20 October 2011
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Shryock Auditorium, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, USA
Southern Illinois Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Michael Wheatley 
21 October 2011
6.00pm

with a short introductory talk 30 minutes before the performance

Les Troyens

New production

Badische Staatstheater Karlsruhe – Grosses Haus, Karlsruhe, Germany
Badische Staatstheater Karlsruhe orchestra and chorus, and other artists 
conductor: Justin Brown
producer: David Hermann
cast:
Énée: John Treleaven / Lance Ryan
Chorèbe/L’ombre de Chorèbe: Armin Kolarczyk
Panthée: Lucas Harbour
Narbal: Konstantin Gorny / Nicolai Karnolsky
Iopas: Eleazar Rodriguez
Ascagne: Stefanie Schaefer
Cassandre/L’ombre de Cassandre: Christina Niessen
Didon : Heidi Melton / Katharine Tier
Anna : Karine Ohanyan / Rebecca Raffell
Helenus/Hylas : Sebastian Kohlhepp
Priam/Spectre de Priam : Luiz Molz
L’ombre d’Hector/Le dieu Mercure : Avtandil Kaspeli
Un prêtre de Pluton : Andrey Grabovsky
Polyxène : Veronika Pfaffenzeller
Soldat troyen : Marcelo Angulo
Soldat troyen : Alexander Huck
Un soldat/Un chef grec : Florian Kontschak
21 October 2011
7.30pm
Béatrice et Bénédict

 

Sung in French with English titles

Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston, MA, USA
Boston Opera
conductor: Gil Rose
director: David Kneuss
scenic designer: Robert Perdziola
principal soloists:
Sandra Piques Eddy (Béatrice)
Sean Panikkar (Bénédict)
Amanda Forsythe (Héro)
21 October 2011
8.15pm
Les Nuits d’été Schouwburg het Park, Hoorn, Netherlands
Holland Symfonia
conductor: Otto Tausk
Lenneke Ruiten (soprano)
21 October 2011 Les Nuits d’été Linbury Theatre and Foyer, Royal Opera House, London, UK
Southbank Sinfonia
conductor: Volker Krafft
Pablo Bemsch (tenor)
22 October 2011
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Fantastique Opening – Evening
Granada Theatre, Santa Barbara, California, USA
Santa Barbara Symphony
conductor: Nir Kabaretti
22 October 2011
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette
(orchestral movements)
Schoenberg Hall, Los Angeles, CA, USA
UCLA Philharmonia
conductor: James Conlon
23 October 2011
3.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Fantastique Opening – Matinee 
Granada Theatre, Santa Barbara, California, USA
Santa Barbara Symphony
conductor: Nir Kabaretti
23 October 2011
3.00pm
Béatrice et Bénédict

 

Sung in French with English titles

Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston, MA, USA
Boston Opera
conductor: Gil Rose
director: David Kneuss
scenic designer: Robert Perdziola
principal soloists:
Sandra Piques Eddy (Béatrice)
Sean Panikkar (Bénédict)
Amanda Forsythe (Héro)
23 October 2011
4.00pm
Works unspecified
(probably Overture Le Carnaval romain)
Strathmore Concert Hall, Bethesda, MD, USA
Yale Concert Band
director: Thomas C. Duffy
23 October 2011
7.30pm

concert  filmed for public television
Marche Troyenne


“Rick Steves’ Europe: A Symphonic Journey”
Edmonds Center for the Arts, Edmonds, WA, USA
Cascade Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Michael Miropolsky
24 October 2011
7.30pm

concert filmed for public television
Marche Troyenne


“Rick Steves’ Europe: A Symphonic Journey”
Edmonds Center for the Arts, Edmonds, WA, USA
Cascade Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Michael Miropolsky
24 October 2011
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

“American Orchestras”
Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA
Los Angeles Philharmonic
conductor: Gustavo Dudamel
25 October 2011
7.30pm
Béatrice et Bénédict

 

Sung in French with English titles

Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston, MA, USA
Boston Opera
conductor: Gil Rose
director: David Kneuss
scenic designer: Robert Perdziola
principal soloists:
Sandra Piques Eddy (Béatrice)
Sean Panikkar (Bénédict)
Amanda Forsythe (Héro)
25 October 2011
8.15pm
Works unspecified

The recital includes also music by Schuman, Schubert, Messager, Poulenc, Fauré ,Ravel, Rossini, Hahn, Offenbach and Bizet

« Deux voix et un piano pour une rencontre »
[Two voices and a piano for a meeting ]
Théâtre de la Sinne, Mulhouse, Alsace, France
Marie-Thérèse Keller (mezzo-soprano)
Jean-Marc Salzmann (baritone)
Antoine Palloc (piano)
27 October 2011
7.00pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini Concert Hall, Kennedy Center, Washington, DC, USA
National Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Lorin Maazel
28 October 2011
7.30pm
Les Troyens (selection of arias) Morse Recital Hall, Sprague Memorial Hall, New Haven, CT, USA
Yale Opera
conductor: Doris Yarick Cross
stage director: Marc Verzatt. 
visual projections designed by students in the Yale School of Drama
The singers are all students in the Yale Opera program,Yale School of Music
28 October 2011
8.00pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini Concert Hall, Kennedy Center, Washington, DC, USA
National Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Lorin Maazel
29 October 2011
5.00pm

with a short introductory talk 30 minutes before the performance

Read a review of this performance by Gilles Charlassier (in French)

Les Troyens

New production

Badische Staatstheater Karlsruhe – Grosses Haus, Karlsruhe, Germany
Badische Staatstheater Karlsruhe orchestra and chorus, and other artists 
conductor: Justin Brown
producer: David Hermann
cast:
Énée: John Treleaven / Lance Ryan
Chorèbe/L’ombre de Chorèbe: Armin Kolarczyk
Panthée: Lucas Harbour
Narbal: Konstantin Gorny / Nicolai Karnolsky
Iopas: Eleazar Rodriguez
Ascagne: Stefanie Schaefer
Cassandre/L’ombre de Cassandre: Christina Niessen
Didon : Heidi Melton / Katharine Tier
Anna : Karine Ohanyan / Rebecca Raffell
Helenus/Hylas : Yosep Kang
Priam/Spectre de Priam : Luiz Molz
L’ombre d’Hector/Le dieu Mercure : Avtandil Kaspeli
Un prêtre de Pluton : Andrey Grabovsky
Polyxène : Veronika Pfaffenzeller
Soldat troyen : Marcelo Angulo
Soldat troyen : Alexander Huck
Un soldat/Un chef grec : Florian Kontschak
29 October 2011
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique St John’s Church, Chruch Road, Sidcup, UK
Sidcup Symphony Orchestra
conductor: James Ross
29 October 2011
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique
(4th and 5th movements)
All Saints Church, Kingston upon Thames, UK
Kingston Philharmonia
conductor: Levon Parikian
29 October 2011
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

Legends of Halloween
W.K. Kellogg Auditorium, Battle Creek, MI, USA
Battle Creek Symphony
conductor: Anne Harrigan
29 October 2011
7.30pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict Wilson Auditorium, Bozeman, Montana, USA
Bozeman Symphony
conductor: Delta David Gier
29 October 2011
8.00pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini Concert Hall, Kennedy Center, Washington, DC, USA
National Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Lorin Maazel
30 October 2011
2.30pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict Wilson Auditorium, Bozeman, Montana, USA
Bozeman Symphony
conductor: Delta David Gier
30 October 2011
3.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

“Halloween Tricks and Mountainous Treats“
Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank, New Jersey, USA
Monmouth Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Roy D. Gussman
30 October 2011
4.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Westminster Cathedral Hall, London, UK
Alison Pearce (soprano)
David Syrus (piano)
30 October 2011
4.00pm
Symphonie fantastique
(4th movement)

“A Halloween Extravaganza”
Myrtle Beach High School Music & Arts Center, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA
Long Bay Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Dr. Charles Jones Evans
First night performance:
30 October 2011
6.00pm

pre-performance talk at 5.15pm 
in Foyer I

La Damnation de Faust

New staged production

Staatsoper Stuttgart, Opernhaus, Stuttgart, Germany
Staatsoper Stuttgart Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Kwamé Ryan
producer: Andrea Moses
chorus master: Michael Alber
Marguerite: Maria Riccarda Wesseling
Faust: Pavel Cernoch
Méphistophélès: Robert Hayward
Brander: Roland Bracht
30 October 2011
7.00pm
La Damnation de Faust

Sung in French

Darmstadtium, Darmstadt, Germany
Konzertchor Darmstadt
Beethoven Akademie Orchester Krakau
conductor: Wolfgang Seeliger
Izabela Matula (mezzo-soprano, Marguerite)
Donald Litaker (tenor, Faust)
Przemyslaw Firek (baritone, Méphistophélès)
Thomas Möller-Stegemann (bass, Brander)

September 2011    November 2011

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