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Year 2012 (August)

The table below lists the performances in chronological order. 

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4 August 2012
10.30am
Symphonie fantastique

Tanglewood Festival 2012
Tanglewood Shed, Lenox, MA, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Lorin Maazel
4 August 2012
9.30pm
Veni Creator Cappella del Rosario, Basilica di San Domenico, Bologna, Italy
Coro femminile del Teatro Comunale di Bologna
director: Lorenzo Fratini
Mario Benotto (harmonium)
5 August 2012
2.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

Tanglewood Festival 2011
Tanglewood Shed, Lenox, MA, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Lorin Maazel
5 August 2012
3.00pm
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem)*

L’Adieu des bergers à la sainte famille**
(from L’Enfance du Christ)

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, CA, USA
Finger Lakes Choral Festival (director: Adrian G. Horn)
San Francisco Lyric Chorus (director: Robert Gurney)
Redwood Symphony 
Dan McInerney (tenor)
conductors: Eric Kujawsky* and Robert Gurney**
5 August 2012
3.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Brevard Music Center, Brevard, North Carolina, USA
Brevard Music Center Orchestra
conductor: Keith Lockhart
8 August 2012
8.30pm
Works unspecified

concert includes also music by Tchaikovsky, Bizet, Verdi, Wagner, Massenet, Kurt Weill, Félix Leclerc and John Williams

Open air concert 
Place de l’Assemblée-Nationale, Québec, Canada
Orchestre symphonique de Québec
conductor: Fabien Gabel
11 August 2012
7.30pm

Proms Plus Intro:
5.45pm, at the Royal College of Music

Broadcast live on BBC Radio 3
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem)






BBC Proms
Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
BBC National Chorus of Wales
Huddersfield Choral Society
London Symphony Chorus
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
conductor: Thierry Fischer 
Toby Spence (tenor)
13 August 2012
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été 


Edinburgh International Festival 2012
Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Sir Roger Norrington 
Angelika Kirchschlager (mezzo- soprano)
15 August 2012
11.00am
Messe Solennelle






Salzburg Festival
Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria
Vienna Philharmonic
Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus
conductor: Riccardo Muti
chorus master: Ernst Raffelsberger
Julia Kleiter (soprano)
Saimir Pirgu (tenor)
Ildar Abdrazakov (bass)
16 August 2012
9.00pm
Messe Solennelle






Salzburg Festival
Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria
Vienna Philharmonic
Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus
conductor: Riccardo Muti
chorus master: Ernst Raffelsberger
Julia Kleiter (soprano)
Saimir Pirgu (tenor)
Ildar Abdrazakov (bass)
17 August 2012
11.00am
Messe Solennelle






Salzburg Festival
Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria
Vienna Philharmonic
Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus
conductor: Riccardo Muti
chorus master: Ernst Raffelsberger
Julia Kleiter (soprano)
Saimir Pirgu (tenor)
Ildar Abdrazakov (bass)
18 August 2012
7.30pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict

Merola Grand Finale Concert
War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, USA
San Francisco Opera orchestra
conductor: Nicholas McGegan
19 August 2012
10.00am
Lélio ou Le retour à la vie

Berlioz/ arr. Saint-Saëns (1855)






Bard Music Festival
Olin Hall, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, USA
Bard Festival Chamber Players
Bard Festival Chorale
conductor: James Bagwell
commentary by Daniel Goldmark; with:
David Strathairn (narrator)
Paul Appleby (tenor)
Jon-Michael Ball (tenor)
Andrew Garland (baritone)
Blair McMillen (piano)
23 August 2012
8.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

Invito all Festa
Auditorium di Milano Fondazione Cariplo, Milan, Italy
Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi
conductor: Maurizio Billi
23 August 2012
9.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain
Les Nuits d’été 
Symphonie fantastique

Festival Berlioz
Château Louis XI, La Côte Saint-André, France
Orchestre National de Lille
conductor: Jean-Claude Casadesus
Isabelle Duret (mezzo-soprano)
24 August 2012
9.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

Festival de La Chaise-Dieu
Abbatiale Saint-Robert, La Chaise-Dieu, France
Orchestre National de Lille
conductor: Jean-Claude Casadesus
24 August 2012
9.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire

Festival Berlioz
Château Louis XI, La Côte Saint-André, France
Orchestre National de Lyon
conductor: Bruno Mantovani
26 August 2012
9.00pm
Symphonie funèbre et triomphale

Festival Berlioz
Château Louis XI, La Côte Saint-André, France
Banda Nazionale dell’ Esercito
conductor: Fulvio Creux
30 August 2012
5.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

(transcription for two pianos)

Festival Berlioz
Église, La Côte Saint-André, France
Jean-François Heisser (piano)
Marie-Joséphe Jude (piano)
30 August 2012
7.00pm
Rêverie et Caprice City Recital Hall, Sydney, Australia
Sydney Symphony Orchestra
Dene Olding: violin-director
30 August 2012
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Kulturhaus Gotha, Gotha, Germany
Thüringen Philharmonie Gotha
conductor: Stefanos Tsialis
30 August 2012
9.00pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini
Cléopatre

Festival Berlioz
Château Louis XI, La Côte Saint-André, France
Orchestre National de Lorraine
conductor: Jacques Mercier
Anna-Caterina Antonacci (soprano)
31 August 2012
9.00pm
Harold en Italie


Festival Berlioz
Château Louis XI, La Côte Saint-André, France
Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg
conductor: Alain Altinoglu
Renaud Capuçon (viola

July 2012   September 2012

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