Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

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Year 2012 (April) 

The table below lists the performances in chronological order. 

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April

1 April 2012
3.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK
Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse
conductor: Tugan Sokhiev
1 April 2012
3.00pm
La mort d’Ophélie (from Tristia)
Les Nuits d’été



Inspired by the Bard
Southern Theatre, Columbus, OH, USA
Columbus Symphony Orchestra
Columbus Symphony Women’s Chorus
conductor: Jean-Marie Zeitouni
Michèle Losier (mezzo-soprano)
Alisa Jordheim (soprano)
1 April 2012
3.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Saint-Jacques du Haut-Pas, Paris, France
Orchestre Impromptu
conductor: Maxime Pascal
1 April 2012
5.00pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini

“Noblesse Oblige”
Centre de Congrès, Angers, France
Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire
conductor: John Axelrod
1 April 2012
5.00pm
Works unspecified

The programme includes also works by Purcell, Rossini, Mendelssohn, Vivaldi and other composers.
Théâtre de l’hôtel de Pen Bron, La Turballe, France
Ensemble vocal « Voix de femmes »
3 April 2012
8.30pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini

“Noblesse Oblige”
La Cité, Nantes, France
Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire
conductor: John Axelrod
4 April 2012
7.15pm
Béatrice et Bénédict

Sung in English with surtitles in English and Welsh

Welsh National Opera 1994 production

Theatre Royal, Plymouth, UK
Welsh National Opera
conductor: Michael Hofstetter
director: Elijah Moshinsky
set designer: Michael Yeargan
costume designer: Dona Granata
lighting designer: Howard Harrison
cast includes:
Sara Fulgoni: Beatrice
Robin Tritschler: Benedict 
Laura Mitchell: Hero 
Gary Griffiths: Claudio 
Anna Burford: Ursula
Donald Maxwell: Somarone
4 April 2012
8.30pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini

“Noblesse Oblige”
La Cité, Nantes, France
Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire
conductor: John Axelrod
4 April  2012
8.30pm
Works unspecified Teatro comunale Paolo Grassi, Cisternino, Italy
Apluvia Small Orchestra
conductor: Silvestro Sabatelli
5 April 2012
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Théâtre de la ville, Longueuil, Québec, Canada
Orchestre Symphonique de Longueil
conductor: Marc David
5 April 2012
8.30pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini

“Noblesse Oblige”
Centre de Congrès, Angers, France 
Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire
conductor: John Axelrod
7 April 2012
8.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict First and Summerfield Methodist Church, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Delphi Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Gregory Robbins
11 April 2012
7.15pm
Béatrice et Bénédict

Sung in English with surtitles in English and Welsh

Welsh National Opera 1994 production

The Bristol Hippodrome, Bristol, UK 
Welsh National Opera
conductor: Michael Hofstetter
director: Elijah Moshinsky
set designer: Michael Yeargan
costume designer: Dona Granata
lighting designer: Howard Harrison
cast includes:
Sara Fulgoni: Beatrice
Robin Tritschler: Benedict 
Laura Mitchell: Hero 
Gary Griffiths: Claudio 
Anna Burford: Ursula 
Donald Maxwell: Somarone
11 April 2012
7.30pm
La mort d’Ophélie Musikverein, Brahms-Saal, Vienna, Austria
Anna Prohaska (soprano)
Eric Schneider (piano)
12 April 2012
8.00pm
Harold en Italie Palais des Sports, Bordeaux, France
Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine
conductor: Hannu Lintu
Nicolas Mouret (viola)
13 April 2012
7.30pm
La mort d’Ophélie Musikverein, Brahms-Saal, Vienna, Austria
Anna Prohaska (soprano)
Eric Schneider (piano)
13 April 2012
7.00pm
Erlkönig [Le Roi des Aulnes]

(Schubert, orch. Berlioz)

Symphonie fantastique
Stiftskirche-Oberkaufungen, Oberkaufungen, Kaufungen, Germany
Landesjugendsinfonieorchester Hessen
conductor: Nicolás Pasquet
Julian Prégardien (tenor)
13 April 2012
7.30pm
Marche hongroise
(from La Damnation de Faust)

Special concert in cooperation with the Archäologischen Landesmuseum and its current “1636 – ihre letzte Schlacht” [1636 – its last battle] exhibition 
Brandenburger Theater, Großes Haus, Brandenburg an der Havel, Germany
Brandenburger Symphoniker
conductor: Marc Niemann 
14 April 2012
7.30pm
Sur les lagunes 
(from Les Nuits d’été)


A Musical Tour of Europe
First Presbyterian Church Great Hall, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA
Long Bay Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Dr. Charles Jones Evans
Jeffrey Jones (baritone)
14 April 2012
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain  The Trinity Anglican Church, Aurora, Canada
York Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Raphael Luz
14 April 2012 Rencontre: Roméo et Juliette

A talk in conjunction with a ballet production 
(see performances at the Opéra Bastille in May 2012)
Amphithéâtre, Opéra Bastille, Paris, France
15 April 2012
3.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Saint-Marcel, Paris, France
Orchestre Impromptu
conductor: Maxime Pascal
15 April 2012
4.00pm
Sur les lagunes 
(from Les Nuits d’été)


A Musical Tour of Europe
All Saints Church, Pawleys Island, South Carolina, USA
Long Bay Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Dr. Charles Jones Evans
Jeffrey Jones (baritone)
15 April 2012
4.30pm
Works unspecified  

Programme also includes works by Julius Fucik, Johann Strauss, Georges Bizet, Giuseppe Verdi, Franz Schubert, Ludwig van Beethoven, John Williams and Sydney Bechet

« musique entr’amis » [music among friends]
Église Saint Piat, Roncq, France
concert performed by two brass bands:
Philharmonie de Roncq
Harmonie du Blanc-Four
conductors: Régis Vanovermeir and Frédéric Baert
15 April 2012
5.00pm
Marche hongroise (Rákóczy March)
(from La Damnation de Faust)
Chicago College of Performing Arts, Music Conservatory, Ganz Hall, Chicago, USA
Roosevelt University Orchestra 
conductor: Alondra de la Parra
15 April 2012
6.00pm
Erlkönig [Le Roi des Aulnes]

(Schubert, orch. Berlioz)

Symphonie fantastique
Staatstheater Darmstadt, Großes Haus, Darmstadt, Germany
LandesJugendSinfoniorchesters Hessen
conductor: Nicolás Pasquet
Julian Prégardien (tenor)
15 April 2012
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain  The Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, Richmond Hill, Canada
York Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Raphael Luz
17 April 2012
8.30pm
“Roméo et Juliette”

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

Éspace Malraux, Joué-lès-Tours, France
Malandain Ballet Biarritz
choreography: Thierry Malandain
decor and costumes: Jorge Gallardo
director, conception and lighting: Jean-Claude Asquié
18 April 2012
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Lighthouse, Poole, UK
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Owain Arwel Hughes
18 April 2012
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, NY, USA
Juilliard Orchestra 
conductor: Emmanuel Villaume
Lei Xu (soprano)
Nathalie Mittelbach (mezzo-soprano)
Spencer Lang (tenor)
19 April 2012
2.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA
San Francisco Symphony
conductor: Stéphane Denève
19 April 2012
7.00pm
Béatrice et Bénédict

Sung in English with surtitles in English and Welsh

Welsh National Opera 1994 production

Swansea Grand Theatre, Swansea, UK 
Welsh National Opera
conductor: Michael Hofstetter
director: Elijah Moshinsky
set designer: Michael Yeargan
costume designer: Dona Granata
lighting designer: Howard Harrison
cast includes:
Sara Fulgoni: Beatrice
Robin Tritschler: Benedict 
Laura Mitchell: Hero 
Gary Griffiths: Claudio 
Anna Burford: Ursula
William Robert Allenby: Somarone
20 April 2012
7.30pm
Overture Le Corsaire 

Vive La France!
Hilbert Circle Theatre, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Jun Märkl
20 April 2012
7.305pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini Palace of Arts, Belá Bartók National Concert Hall, Budapest, Hungary
Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Zoltán Kocsis
20 April 2012
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette
(orchestral excerpts)

“The Romance of Classical Music”
Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
20 April 2012
8.00pm
Cléopâtre Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall, Hong Kong
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Edo de Waart 
Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano) 
20 April 2012
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA
San Francisco Symphony
conductor: Stéphane Denève
21 April 2012
7.30pm
Te Deum Paisley Abbey, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, UK
City of Glasgow Chorus
Glasgow Youth Choir
Orchestra of Scottish Opera
conductor: Graham Taylor
Jonathan Cooke(tenor)
John Langdon (organ)
21 April 2012
7.30pm
L’Invitation à la valse

Weber; orch. Berlioz
St Andrew’s Church, Oxford, UK
St Giles Orchestra
conductor: Geoffrey Bushell
21 April 2012
7.30pm
Overture Le Corsaire 

Vive La France!
Hilbert Circle Theatre, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Jun Märkl
21 April 2012
8.00pm
Cléopâtre Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall, Hong Kong
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Edo de Waart 
Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano) 
21 April 2012
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette
(orchestral excerpts)

“The Romance of Classical Music”
Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
21 April 2012
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA
San Francisco Symphony
conductor: Stéphane Denève
22 April 2012
2.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA
San Francisco Symphony
conductor: Stéphane Denève
22 April 2012
2.30pm

Explore & Engage Workshop 
at 1.30pm:
Found in Translation: Berlioz’s Romeo and Juliet, led by teaching artist Christina Farrell,
Dorothy Porter Simmons Regency Rooms (Lower Level, Heinz Hall)
Roméo et Juliette
(orchestral excerpts)







“The Romance of Classical Music”
Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
22 April 2012
3.00pm
Les Nuits d’été


“A Symphonic Dawn, an Afternoon Daydream and an Evening Song”
Washington-Lee Auditorium, Washington-Lee High School, Arlington, VA, USA
Arlington Philharmonic
conductor: A. Scott Wood,
Jessica Stecklein (soprano)
23 April 2012
7.30pm

Talking Music at 6.30pm
Scène d’amour
(from Roméo et Juliette)
Assembly Rooms, Derby, UK
Sinfonia ViVA
conductor: Nicholas Collon
23 April 2012
8.15pm
Symphonie fantastique Festsaal Neue Aula, Tübingen, Germany 
Brussels Philharmonic
conductor: Michel Tabachnik
24 April 2012
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Meistersingerhalle, Nürnberg, Germany 
Brussels Philharmonic
conductor: Michel Tabachnik
24 April 2012
8.30pm
Orphée et Eurydice

Gluck, Berlioz version 1859

Maison de la Culture (MC2), Auditorium, Grenoble, France
Orchestre de Pays de Savoie
conductor: Nicolas Chalvin
Solistes de Lyon-Bernard Tétu
with:
Cécile Van de Sant (mezzo-soprano)
Katia Velletaz (soprano)
Bénédicte Tauran (soprano)
25 April 2012
6.45pm
Overture Le Corsaire Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, USA
New York Philharmonic
conductor: Alan Gilbert
25 April 2012
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Opéra Bastille, Paris, France
Orchestre de l’Opéra national de Paris
conductor: Michel Plasson
26 April 2012
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Musikverein, Großer Saal, Vienna, Austria
Brussels Philharmonic
conductor: Michel Tabachnik
26 April 2012
7.30pm
Overture Le Corsaire Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, USA
New York Philharmonic
conductor: Alan Gilbert
26 April 2012
7.30pm
La Mort d’Ophélie Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne, Australia
Susan Graham ( mezzo-soprano)
Malcolm Martineau ( piano)
27 April 2012
2.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, USA
New York Philharmonic
conductor: Alan Gilbert
27 April 2012
8.30pm
Works unspecified

concert also includes choral works by Saint-Saens, Josquin, Duruflé and Ligeti
Église Saint-Léger, Trélon, France
Chœur Vocalis
conductor: Stefan Moriamez 
(probably with organ accompaniment by Misao Yamauchi)
28 April 2012
7.30pm

pre-concert talk at 6.45pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Folly Theater, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Kansas City Civic Orchestra
conductor: Christopher Kelts
28 April 2012
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, USA
New York Philharmonic
conductor: Alan Gilbert
28 April 2012
8.30pm
Les Nuits d’été (selection) Église St Salvy, Almayrac, France
Camille Balssa (soprano)
Anne-Laure Marc (piano
29 April 2012
3.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Festival van Vlaanderen Kortrijk
Stadsschouwburg, Kortrijk, Belgium
Brussels Philharmonic
conductor: Michel Tabachnik
29 April 2012
4.00pm
Works unspecified

concert also includes choral works by Bach, Gounod, Fauré and Rachmaninov
Abbatiale de Conques, Conques
Chorale Darius Milhaud d’Aix-en-Provence (director: Jean-François Sénar)
Les Chœurs de l’Aubrac de Laguiole (director: Isabelle Bessières)
Chantal de Zeeuw (organ)
30 April 2012 Les Nuits d’été


“Summer Nights”
Caddebostan Cultural Center, Istanbul, Turkey
Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic
conductor: Sascha Goetzel
Anna Labkovskaja (mezzo-soprano)

March 2012     May 2012

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