Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

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Year 2012 (December) 

The table below lists the performances in chronological order. 

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December

1 December 2012
2.00pm
L’Enfance du Christ
(Parts II and III)
Estes Park High School Auditorium, Estes Park, Colorado, USA
Estes Park Oratorio Society Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Kathy Bowers
Scott Anderson (Narrator)
Melissa Westover (Mary)
Bob Gunn (Joseph)
Jim Docter (Father of the family)
Hillary Schefter (harp)
1 December 2012
8.00pm
Messe Solennelle





Festival d’orgue de Liège
Église Saint-Jacques, Liège, Belgium
Orchestre Convivium
Chœur symphonique de Liege
conductor: Pierre Thimus
Hélène Benardy (soprano)
Roger Joakim (bass)
Sébastien Romignon Ercolini (tenor)
1 December 2012
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago, IL, USA
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Sir Mark Elder
Alice Coote (mezzo-soprano)
1 December 2012
8.00pm
Overture Les Francs-juges Symphony Hall, Boston, MA, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra 
conductor: Stéphane Denève
2 December 2012
4.00pm
Songs (unspecified)


“Semaine musicale du Conservatoire de La Baule”
[Musical week of the Conservatoire de La Baule]
Chapelle Sainte-Anne, La Baule, France
Laurence Belbeoc’h (piano)
Léonor Leprêtre (soprano)
4 December 2012
7.30pm
Sur les lagunes
(from Les Nuits d’été)

“Au bord de l’eau – French Water Songs”
The Hall, St Botolph without Bishopsgate, Bishopsgate, London, UK
Romain Dayez (baritone)
Gavin Roberts (piano)
4 December 2012
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Lincoln Center, Avery Fisher Hall, New York, USA
Juilliard Orchestra
conductor: Itzhak Perlman
5 December 2012
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA
San Francisco Symphony
conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
6 December 2012
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Weill Concert Hall, Green Music Center, Rohnert Park, CA, USA
San Francisco Symphony
conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
6 December 2012
8.30pm
Chasse royale et orage
(from Les Troyens)
Palais de la Musique et des Congrès, Strasbourg, France
Orchestre Phiharmonique de Strasbourg
conductor: John Axelrod
7 December 2012
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA
San Francisco Symphony
conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
7 December 2012
8.30pm
Chasse royale et orage
(from Les Troyens)
Palais de la Musique et des Congrès, Strasbourg, France
Orchestre Phiharmonique de Strasbourg
conductor: John Axelrod
8 December 2012
7.30pm
L’Adieu des bergers à la sainte famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
Great Waltham Church, Great Waltham, Chelmsford, UK
The Waltham Singers
The Meridian Orchestra
conductor: Andrew Fardell
8 December 2012
7.30pm
L’Adieu des bergers à la sainte famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
Muswell Hill Baptist Church, London, UK
Voxcetera
conductor: Jane Hopkins
8 December 2012
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA
San Francisco Symphony
conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
9 December 2012
3.00pm
L’Adieu des bergers à la sainte famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire, UK
Lymington Choral Society
conductor: Michael Goldthorpe
Adrian Taylor (organ)
11 December 2012 L’Enfance du Christ Stadttheater Gießen, Giessen, Germany 
Philharmonische Orchster Gießen
Chor des Stadttheater Gießen
Gießener Konzertverein
Wetzlarer Singakademie
conductor: Jan Hoffmann
Mezzosopran Sora Korkmaz (mezzo-soprano)
Ralf Simon (tenor)
Calin Vaelntin Cozma (bass)
Tomi Wendt (bass)
13 December 2012
6.00pm
Les Troyens Lincoln Cente, Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, NY, USA
Metropolitan Opera
conductor: Fabio Luisi
director: Francesca Zambello
Deborah Voigt: Cassandra
Susan Graham: Dido
Karen Cargill: Anna
Marcello Giordani: Aeneas
Eric Cutler: Iopas
Dwayne Croft: Chorebus
Kwangchul Youn: Narbal
13 December 2012
6.00pm
L’Enfance du Christ Berwaldhallen, Stockholm, Sweden
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Swedish Radio Choir
conductor: Robin Ticciati
Véronique Gens (Marie)
Alastair Miles (Herod/Ishmaelite Father)
Yann Beuron (narrator)
Stephan Loges (Joseph)
13 December 2012
7.30pm
L’Enfance du Christ Grieghallen, Griegsalen, Bergen, Norway 
Bergen Filharmoniske Orkester
Bergen Filharmoniske Kor
conductor: Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos
choirmaster: Håkon Matti Skrede
Christianne Stotijn (mezzo-soprano)
Henk Neven (baritone)
Mark Padmore (tenor)
Alain Vernhes (bass)
Knut Skram (bass) 
13 December 2012
7.30pm
L’Adieu des bergers à la sainte famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
Church of our Most Holy Redeemer, Clerkenwell, London, UK
Chandos Chamber Choir
conductor: James Davey
13 December 2012
7.30pm
L’Obsession Fantastique 
A Symphony Exposé Concert

Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique
Copley Symphony Hall, San Diego, California, USA
Jahja Ling: conductor
Nuvi Mehta as François Habeneck
14 December 2012
7.30pm
L’Enfance du Christ Berwaldhallen, Stockholm, Sweden
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Swedish Radio Choir
conductor: Robin Ticciati
Véronique Gens (Marie)
Alastair Miles (Herod/Ishmaelite Father)
Yann Beuron (narrator)
Stephan Loges (Joseph)
14 December 2012
7.30pm
L’Enfance du Christ Grieghallen, Griegsalen, Bergen, Norway  
Bergen Filharmoniske Orkester
Bergen Filharmoniske Kor
conductor: Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos
choirmaster: Håkon Matti Skrede
Christianne Stotijn (mezzo-soprano)
Henk Neven (baritone)
Mark Padmore (tenor)
Alain Vernhes (bass)
Knut Skram (bass) 
14 December 2012
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Copley Symphony Hall, San Diego, California, USA
San Diego Symphony
conductor: Jahja Ling
15 December 2012
7.30pm
L’Adieu des bergers à la sainte famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, UK
New London Singers
Chris Lee (organ)
conductor: Ivor Setterfield
15 December 2012
7.30pm
L’Adieu des bergers à la sainte famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
King’s Church, State Hall, Heathfield, UK
Heathfield Choral Society
Camerata of London
conductor: Brian Newman 
15 December 2012
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Copley Symphony Hall, San Diego, California, USA
San Diego Symphony
conductor: Jahja Ling
15 December 2012
8.30pm
Grande Messe des Morts (Requiem) 






“Jubilé d’Eliane Lavail”
Patinoire Mériadeck, Bordeaux, France
Orchestre Aquitaine-Hauts de Garonne
Musique des Forces Aériennes de Bordeaux
with 800 choristers from the Aquitaine region, including:
Ensemble Vocal d’Aquitaine
Chœur Symphonique Polifonia
conductor: Eliane Lavail
Stanislas de Barbeyrac (tenor) 
15 December 2012 La Damnation de Faust

new staged production

sung in French, surtitle in German

Saarländisches Staatstheater, Saarbrücken, Germany
Saarländisches Staatstheater Opera
conductor: Andreas Wolf
chorus master: Jaume Miranda
producer: Frank Hilbrich
set design: Volker Thiele
costumes: Gabriele Rupprecht
cast:
Marguerite: Tereza Andrasi
Faust: Mickael Spadaccini / Jevgenij Taruntsov
Méphistophélès: Olafur Sigurdarson
Brander: Jiri Sulzenko
16 December.2012
Matinée (11.00am)
Les Nuits d’été Congresshalle Saarbrücken, Saarbrücken, Germany
Deutsche Radio Philharmonie
conductor: Karel Mark Chichon
Elīna Garanča (mezzos-oprano)
16 December 2012
2.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Copley Symphony Hall, San Diego, California, USA
San Diego Symphony
conductor: Jahja Ling
16 December 2012
2.00pm
L’Enfance du Christ








Charity Christmas Concert
for the benefit of the Maison du malade at Phnom Penh
Chapelle de l’Université du Sacré-cœur, Hiroo, Tokyo, Japan
Orchestre Philharmonique Ritae
Chœur du Peuple de Dieu et Chœur Ritae
conductor: Marguerite France
Marie: Keiko Ishii (soprano)
Le Récitant: Masao Takeda (tenor)
Joseph: Ichiro Negishi (baritone)
Hérode: Taijiro Goto (bass)
Le Père de famille: Takufu Tanaka (bass)
Polydorus: Takashi Imai (baritone)
Un centurion: Kaoru Sato (tenor)
17 December 2012
6.00pm
Les Troyens Lincoln Center, Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, NY, USA
Metropolitan Opera
conductor: Fabio Luisi
director: Francesca Zambello
Deborah Voigt: Cassandra
Susan Graham: Dido
Karen Cargill: Anna
Marcello Giordani: Aeneas
Eric Cutler: Iopas
Dwayne Croft: Chorebus
Kwangchul Youn: Narbal
18 December 2012
8.00pm
L’Enfance du Christ

sung in French with English supertitles

Carnegie Hall, New York, USA
New York Choral Society
accompanied by Orchestra
conductor: David Hayes
Heather Johnson (mezzo-soprano)
William Burden (tenor)
Alan Held (bass-baritone)
Richard Bernstein (bass)
19 December 2012
7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Pablo Heras-Casado
19 December 2012
7.30pm
L’Enfance du Christ Notre-Dame Basilica, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
OSM Chorus
conductor: Kent Nagano
chorus director: Andrew Megill
Pascal Charbonneau: tenor (narrator)
Michèle Losier: mezzo-soprano (the Virgin Mary)
Tyler Duncan: baritone (Joseph)
Gino Quilico, baritone (Herod)
Alexandre Sylvestre: bass-baritone (Householder)
Philip Kalmanovithch: baritone (Polydorus)
Isaiah Bell: tenor (Centurion)
19 December 2012
7.30pm
Harold en Italie

Liszt transcription
Wigmore Hall, London, UK
Gérard Caussé (viola)
Michel Dalberto (piano)
19 December 2012
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette

 

Ballet performance to Berlioz’s music

New Teatro alla Scala production
in co-production with the Deutsche Oper Berlin
and the Opéra National de Paris

Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy
choreography: Sasha Waltz
Assistants to the choreographer: 
Juan Kruz Diaz de Garaio Esnaola, Luc Dunberry, Renate Graziadei
conductor: James Conlon
chorus master: Bruno Casoni
sets: Pia Maier Schriever, Thomas Schenk snd Sasha Waltz
costumes: Bernd Skodzig
cast:
Ekaterina Semenchuk (mezzo-soprano)
Leonardo Cortellazzi (tenor)
Nicolas Cavallier (bass)
guest artists:
Aurélie Dupont 
Hervé Moreau 
19 December 2012 La Damnation de Faust

new staged production

sung in French, surtitle in German

Saarländisches Staatstheater, Saarbrücken, Germany
Saarländisches Staatstheater Opera
conductor: Andreas Wolf
chorus master: Jaume Miranda
producer: Frank Hilbrich
set design: Volker Thiele
costumes: Gabriele Rupprecht
cast:
Marguerite: Tereza Andrasi
Faust: Mickael Spadaccini / Jevgenij Taruntsov
Méphistophélès: Olafur Sigurdarson
Brander: Jiri Sulzenko
20 December 2012
7.30pm
L’Enfance du Christ Notre-Dame Basilica, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
OSM Chorus
conductor: Kent Nagano
chorus director: Andrew Megill
Pascal Charbonneau: tenor (narrator)
Michèle Losier: mezzo-soprano (the Virgin Mary)
Tyler Duncan: baritone (Joseph)
Gino Quilico, baritone (Herod)
Alexandre Sylvestre: bass-baritone (Householder)
Philip Kalmanovithch: baritone (Polydorus)
Isaiah Bell: tenor (Centurion)
20 December 2012
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

L’Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille

(from L’Enfance du Christ)

Christmas Concert
Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy
Orchestra e Coro del Teatro alla Scala
conductor: Robin Ticciati
Chorus Master: Bruno Casoni
21 December 2012
6.00pm
Les Troyens Lincoln Center, Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, NY, USA
Metropolitan Opera
conductor: Fabio Luisi
director: Francesca Zambello
Deborah Voigt: Cassandra
Susan Graham: Dido
Karen Cargill: Anna
Marcello Giordani: Aeneas
Eric Cutler: Iopas
Dwayne Croft: Chorebus
Kwangchul Youn: Narbal
22 December 2012
7.30pm
L’Adieu des bergers à la sainte famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM), Manchester, UK
Salford Choral Society
musical director: Matthew Hamilton
Tom Primrose (organ)
David Walton (presenter)
26 December 2012
6.30pm
Les Troyens Lincoln Center, Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, NY, USA
Metropolitan Opera
conductor: Fabio Luisi
director: Francesca Zambello
Deborah Voigt: Cassandra
Susan Graham: Dido
Karen Cargill: Anna
Brian Hymel: Aeneas
Eric Cutler: Iopas
Dwayne Croft: Chorebus
Kwangchul Youn: Narbal
27 December 2012 La Damnation de Faust

new staged production

sung in French, surtitle in German

Saarländisches Staatstheater, Saarbrücken, Germany
Saarländisches Staatstheater Opera
conductor: Andreas Wolf
chorus master: Jaume Miranda
producer: Frank Hilbrich
set design: Volker Thiele
costumes: Gabriele Rupprecht
cast:
Marguerite: Tereza Andrasi
Faust: Mickael Spadaccini / Jevgenij Taruntsov
Méphistophélès: Olafur Sigurdarson
Brander: Jiri Sulzenko
28 December 2012
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette

 

Ballet performance to Berlioz’s music

New Teatro alla Scala production
in co-production with the Deutsche Oper Berlin
and the Opéra National de Paris

Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy
choreography: Sasha Waltz
Assistants to the choreographer: 
Juan Kruz Diaz de Garaio Esnaola, Luc Dunberry, Renate Graziadei
conductor: James Conlon
chorus master: Bruno Casoni
sets: Pia Maier Schriever, Thomas Schenk snd Sasha Waltz
costumes: Bernd Skodzig
cast:
Ekaterina Semenchuk (mezzo-soprano)
Leonardo Cortellazzi (tenor)
Nicolas Cavallier (bass)
guest artists:
Aurélie Dupont 
Hervé Moreau 
29 December 2012
11.00am
Les Troyens Lincoln Center, Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, NY, USA
Metropolitan Opera
conductor: Fabio Luisi
director: Francesca Zambello
Deborah Voigt: Cassandra
Susan Graham: Dido
Karen Cargill: Anna
Brian Hymel: Aeneas
Eric Cutler: Iopas
Dwayne Croft: Chorebus
Kwangchul Youn: Narbal
29 December 2012
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette

 

Ballet performance to Berlioz’s music

New Teatro alla Scala production
in co-production with the Deutsche Oper Berlin
and the Opéra National de Paris

Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy
choreography: Sasha Waltz
Assistants to the choreographer: 
Juan Kruz Diaz de Garaio Esnaola, Luc Dunberry, Renate Graziadei
conductor: James Conlon
chorus master: Bruno Casoni
sets: Pia Maier Schriever, Thomas Schenk snd Sasha Waltz
costumes: Bernd Skodzig
cast:
Ekaterina Semenchuk (mezzo-soprano)
Leonardo Cortellazzi (tenor)
Nicolas Cavallier (bass)
guest artists:
Aurélie Dupont 
Hervé Moreau
30 December 2012
3.00pm
Roméo et Juliette

 

Ballet performance to Berlioz’s music

New Teatro alla Scala production
in co-production with the Deutsche Oper Berlin
and the Opéra National de Paris

Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy
choreography: Sasha Waltz
Assistants to the choreographer: 
Juan Kruz Diaz de Garaio Esnaola, Luc Dunberry, Renate Graziadei
conductor: James Conlon
chorus master: Bruno Casoni
sets: Pia Maier Schriever, Thomas Schenk snd Sasha Waltz
costumes: Bernd Skodzig
cast:
Ekaterina Semenchuk (mezzo-soprano)
Leonardo Cortellazzi (tenor)
Nicolas Cavallier (bass)

November 2012   January 2013

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