Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

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Year 2012 (June)

The table below lists the performances in chronological order. 

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June

1 June 2012
7.00pm

Recorded for broadcast on BBC Radio 3 at 2.00pm on 10 June 2012
Les Nuits d’été



St David’s Cathedral Festival
St David’s Cathedral, St Davids, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
conductor: Sian Edwards
Anna Stephany (mezzo-soprano)
1 June 2012
7.30pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini Frauenthal Theater, Muskegon, Michigan, USA
West Michigan Symphony
conductor: Scott Speck
2 June 2012
7.30pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini Frauenthal Theater, Muskegon, Michigan, USA
West Michigan Symphony
conductor: Scott Speck
2 June 2012
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Konzerttheater, Großer Saa, Coesfeld, Germany
Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz
conductor: Karl-Heinz Steffens
5 June 2012
5.30pm
Villanelle
Spectre de la rose
L’Île Inconnue

(from Les nuits d’été)

Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival
The Inn at 202 Dover, Easton, Maryland, USA
Christine Brandes (soprano)
Lydia Brown (piano)
5 June 2012
7.30pm
La Damnation de Faust 










Festspillene i Bergen
[Bergen International Festival]
Grieghallen, Griegsalen, Bergen, Norway 
Bergen Filharmoniske Orkester
Bergen Filharmoniske Kor
Collegiûm Mûsicûm
Kor Vest
Bergen Guttekor
Den Nye Operas Barnekor
conductor: Sir Andrew Davis
chorus master: Håkon Matti Skrede
Christine Rice (Marguerite)
Paul Groves (Faust)
Bryn Terfel (Méphistophélès)
Håvard Stensvold (Brander)
6 June 2012
6.00pm
La Damnation de Faust










Festspillene i Bergen
[Bergen International Festival]
Grieghallen, Griegsalen, Bergen, Norway  
Bergen Filharmoniske Orkester
Bergen Filharmoniske Kor
Collegiûm Mûsicûm
Kor Vest
Bergen Guttekor
Den Nye Operas Barnekor
conductor: Sir Andrew Davis
chorus master: Håkon Matti Skrede
Christine Rice (Marguerite)
Paul Groves (Faust)
Bryn Terfel (Méphistophélès)
Håvard Stensvold (Brander)
6 June 2012
7.30-9.30pm
Tackling Les Troyens - Insights Evening


In conjunction with the new production of Les Troyens at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden (25, 28 June; 1, 5, 8, 11 July)
Linbury Studio Theatre at Royal Opera House, London, UK 

The Music Director of the Royal Opera, Antonio Pappano, singers and music staff  focus on the music of Berlioz’s epic opera.
6 June 2012
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Musikverein, Großer Saal, Vienna, Austria
Wiener Virtuosen
Angelika Kirchschlager (mezzo-soprano)
7 June 2012
7.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Concert Hall, Kennedy Center, Washington, DC, USA
National Symphony Orchestr: 
conductor: Christoph Eschenbach
8 June 2012
7.30pm
Cléopâtre
Roméo et Juliette
(selections)

Shakespeare in Music
Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver, CO, USA
Colorado Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Andrés Cárdenes
Michelle DeYoung (mezzo soprano)
8 June 2012
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Concert Hall, Kennedy Center, Washington, DC, USA
National Symphony Orchestr: 
conductor: Christoph Eschenbach
8 June 2012
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain
Harold en Italie
Grande symphonie funèbre et triomphale
Palais des Beaux-Arts / Salle Henry Le Bœuf, Brussels, Belgium
Orchestre National de Belgique
Musique Royale des Guides
Philharmonischer Chor der Stadt Bonn
conductor: Stefan Blunier
Gérard Caussé (viola)
9 June 2012
7.30pm
Cléopâtre
Roméo et Juliette
(selections)

Shakespeare in Music
Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver, CO, USA
Colorado Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Andrés Cárdenes
Michelle DeYoung (mezzo-soprano)
9 June 2012 
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Kulturpalast, Festsaal, Dresden, Germany
Dresdener Philharmonie
conductor: Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos
9 June 2012
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique
(2nd movement: Un bal)
Parc de l’Ile Verte (Parc des trois tours), Grenoble, France
Ensemble Epsilon:
   Franck Pulcini (trumpet)
   Jean-Pierre Cenedese (horn)
   Bruno Flahou (trombone)
   Thierry Thibault (tuba)

In partnership with the Festival Berlioz at La Côte Saint André
9 June 2012
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Concert Hall, Kennedy Center, Washington, DC, USA
National Symphony Orchestr: 
conductor: Christoph Eschenbach
9 June 2012
8.30pm


[Rehearsals throughout the afternoon]
Symphonie fantastique


“Symphony in a Day”
(final concert of the MSO’s 5-day Education Week)
Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne, Australia
Musicians of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
joined by 105 amateurs 
conductor: Benjamin Northey 
facilitator: Paul Rissmann 
9 June 2012
8.30pm
Les Nuits d’été

Festival de Saint-Denis
Maison d’éducation de la Légion d’honneur, Saint-Denis, Paris, France
Nora Gubisch (mezzo-soprano)
Alain Altinoglu (piano)
10 June 2012
2.30pm
Cléopâtre
Roméo et Juliette
(selections)

Shakespeare in Music
Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver, CO, USA
Colorado Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Andrés Cárdenes
Michelle DeYoung (mezzo-soprano)
10 June 2012
6.00pm
Symphonie fantastique
Lélio, ou le retour à la vie
Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, Italy
Orchestra del Teatro di San Carlo
conductor: Roberto Abbado
soloists: Markus Werba, Mario Zeffiri
narrator: Toni Servillo
10 June 2012
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Verizon Hall, Philadelphia, USA
Philadelphia Youth Orchestra
conductor: Louis Scaglione
10 June 2012 
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Kulturpalast, Festsaal, Dresden, Germany
Dresdener Philharmonie
conductor: Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos
12 June 2012
8.30pm
Symphonie fantastiche
Lélio, ou le retour à la vie
Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, Italy
Orchestra del Teatro di San Carlo
conductor: Roberto Abbado
soloists: Markus Werba, Mario Zeffiri
narrator: Toni Servillo
13 June 2012
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique 

Wörthersee Classics Festival 2012
Klagenfurt Konzerthaus Klagenfurt, Austria 
Tatarstan Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Nicola Giuliani  
13 June 2012
8.00pm
Orphée et Eurydice

Gluck, Berlioz version (1859), sung in Italian 

Grand Théâtre Massenet, Saint-Etienne, France
Orchestre Symphonique Saint-Étienne Loire
Chœur Lyrique Saint-Étienne Loire
Ballet National de Marseille
director: Frédéric Flamand
conductor: Giuseppe Grazzioli 
with:
Varduhi Abrahamian, Blandine Folio Perez, Ingrid Perruche, Maïlys de Villoutrey
15 June 2012
8.00pm
Orphée et Eurydice

Gluck, Berlioz version (1859), sung in Italian 

Grand Théâtre Massenet, Saint-Etienne, France
Orchestre Symphonique Saint-Étienne Loire
Chœur Lyrique Saint-Étienne Loire
Ballet National de Marseille
director: Frédéric Flamand
conductor: Giuseppe Grazzioli 
with:
Varduhi Abrahamian, Blandine Folio Perez, Ingrid Perruche, Maïlys de Villoutrey
15 June 2012
8.00pm
Waverley Overture Adelaide Town Hall, Adelaide, Australia
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Nicholas McGegan
16 June 2012
6.30pm
Waverley Overture Adelaide Town Hall, Adelaide, Australia
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Nicholas McGegan
16 June 2012
7.30pm
Harold en Italie Tonhalle, Grosser Saal, Zürich, Switzerland
Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich
conductor: David Zinman
Michel Rouilly (viola)
16 June 2012
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

60th anniversary gala concert
Flint Center, Cupertino, CA, USA
San Jose Youth Symphony
conductor: Yair Samet
17 June 2012
3.00pm
Orphée et Eurydice

Gluck, Berlioz version (1859), sung in Italian 

Grand Théâtre Massenet, Saint-Etienne, France
Orchestre Symphonique Saint-Étienne Loire
Chœur Lyrique Saint-Étienne Loire
Ballet National de Marseille
director: Frédéric Flamand
conductor: Giuseppe Grazzioli 
with:
Varduhi Abrahamian, Blandine Folio Perez, Ingrid Perruche, Maïlys de Villoutrey
17 June 2012
5.00pm
Harold en Italie Tonhalle, Grosser Saal, Zürich, Switzerland
Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, Switzerland
conductor: David Zinman
Michel Rouilly (viola)
17 June 2012 Works unspecified

programme also includes works by Bellini, Dvorak, Franck, Gluck, Gounod, Hoffenbach, Massenet, Puccini, Rossini and, Saint Saëns


Concert for the benefit of l’Enfant Bleu
Notre Dame de Nazareth, Toulouse, France
Il Coretto: 
  Anne Seignol (soprano)
  Monica Bello (mezzo-soprano)
  Philippe Faugère (tenor)
  Désiré Ramanich (bass)
  Katja Glauche (piano)
19 June 2012
7.30pm
Harold en Italie Salle Equilibre, Fribourg, Switzerland
Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich
conductor: David Zinman
Michel Rouilly (viola)
19 June 2012
8.00pm
Songs (unspecified) Opéra, Strasbourg, France
Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano)
Malcolm Martineau (piano)
21 June 2012
7.30pm
La Damnation de Faust Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA, USA
Seattle Symphony
Northwest Boychoir
Men of Vocalpoint! Seattle
Seattle Symphony Chorale
conductor: Ludovic Morlot
director: Joseph Crnko
Ruxandra Donose (mezzo-soprano)
Richard Leech (tenor)
David Wilson-Johnson (baritone)
Charles Robert Stephens (baritone)
22 June 2012
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Brevard Music Center, Brevard, North Carolina, USA
Brevard Music Center Orchestra
conductor: JoAnn Falletta
22 June 2012
8.30pm
La cave d’Auerbach à Leipzig 
(from La Damnation de Faust)

Festival des Forêts
Parc de la Brunerie, Choisy au Bac, Compiègne, France
Chœur de l’Armée française
conductor: Aurore Tillac
22 June 2012
8.30pm
La Damnation de Faust

New staged production





St Galler Festspiele [St Gallen Festival]
Klosterhof, St Gallen, Switzerland
Sinfonieorchester St.Gallen
Chor des Theaters St. Gallen
conductor: Sébastien Rouland
producer: Carlos Wagner
sets: Rifail Ajdarpasic
Marguerite: Elena Maximova / Katja Starke
Faust: Giorgio Berrugi
Méphistophélès: Mirco Palazzi / Wade Kernot
23 June 2012
8.00pm
La Damnation de Faust Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA USA
Seattle Symphony
Northwest Boychoir
Men of Vocalpoint! Seattle
Seattle Symphony Chorale
conductor: Ludovic Morlot
director: Joseph Crnko
Ruxandra Donose ( mezzo-soprano)
Richard Leech (tenor)
David Wilson-Johnson (baritone)
Charles Robert Stephens (baritone)
23 June 2012
8.30pm
La Damnation de Faust

New staged production





St Galler Festspiele [St Gallen Festival]
Klosterhof, St Gallen, Switzerland
Sinfonieorchester St.Gallen
Chor des Theaters St. Gallen
conductor: Sébastien Rouland
producer: Carlos Wagner
sets: Rifail Ajdarpasic
Marguerite: Elena Maximova / Katja Starke
Faust: Giorgio Berrugi
Méphistophélès: Mirco Palazzi / Wade Kernot
23 June 2012
8.30pm
Les Nuits d’été
La Mort d’Ophélie

The Midsummer Festival
Théâtre éphémère, Château d’Hardelot, Condette, France
Stéphanie d’Oustrac (mezzo-soprano)
Pascal Jourdan (piano)
24 June 2012
4.00pm
Orphée et Eurydice

Gluck, Berlioz version (1859), sung in Italian 

Opéra Royal, Château de Versailles, Versailles, France
Orchestre Symphonique Saint-Étienne Loire
Chœur Lyrique Saint-Étienne Loire
Ballet National de Marseille
director: Frédéric Flamand
conductor: Giuseppe Grazzioli 
with:
Varduhi Abrahamian, Blandine Folio Perez, Ingrid Perruche, Maïlys de Villoutrey
24 June 2012
5.00pm
“Mythos Faust”

Music by Hector Berlioz, Louis Vierne, Thierry Escaich, Franz Schubert, Petr Eben und Edwin H. Lemare


St Galler Festspiele [St Gallen Festival]
Kathedrale, St Gallen, Switzerland
Willibald Guggenmos (organ)
25 June 2012
8.00pm 

Live broadcast on BBC Radio 3
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem)


City of London Festival 2012
St Paul’s Cathedral, London, UK
London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Barry Banks (tenor)
25 June 2012
8.00pm
Orphée et Eurydice

Gluck, Berlioz version (1859), sung in Italian 

Opéra Royal, Château de Versailles, Versailles, France
Orchestre Symphonique Saint-Étienne Loire
Chœur Lyrique Saint-Étienne Loire
Ballet National de Marseille
director: Frédéric Flamand
conductor: Giuseppe Grazzioli 
with:
Varduhi Abrahamian, Blandine Folio Perez, Ingrid Perruche, Maïlys de Villoutrey
25 June 2012 Les Troyens

 

New production

Royal Opera House Covent Garden, London, UK
Royal Opera House Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Antonio Pappano
producer: David McVicar
choreographer: Andrew George
sets: Es Devlin
costumes: Moritz Junge
lighting: Wolfgang Göbbel
cast:
Cassandre: Anna Caterina Antonacci
Ascagne: Barbara Senator
Hécube: Pamela Helen Stephen
Chorèbe: Fabio Capitanucci
Enée: Bryan Hymel
Panthée: Ashley Holland
Ghost of Hector: Jihoon Kim
Priam: Gwynne Howell
Trojan Soldier/ The God Mercury: Daniel Grice
Greek Captain: Lukas Jakobski
Helenus: Ji Hyun Kim
Didon Eva-Maria: Westbroek
Anna: Hanna Hipp
Iopas: Ji-Min Park
Hylas: Ed Lyon
Narbal: Brindley Sherratt
26 June 2012
8.00pm
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem)


City of London Festival 2012
St Paul’s Cathedral, London, UK
London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
conductor Sir Colin Davis
Barry Banks (tenor)
26 June 2012
8.30pm
La Damnation de Faust

New staged production





St Galler Festspiele [St Gallen Festival]
Klosterhof, St Gallen, Switzerland
Sinfonieorchester St.Gallen
Chor des Theaters St. Gallen
conductor: Sébastien Rouland
producer: Carlos Wagner
sets: Rifail Ajdarpasic
Marguerite: Elena Maximova / Katja Starke
Faust: Giorgio Berrugi
Méphistophélès: Mirco Palazzi / Wade Kernot
28 June 2012
7.00pm
“Berlioz Projekt”

Songs by Berlioz




St Galler Festspiele [St Gallen Festival]
Kirche St. Laurenzen, St Gallen, Switzerland
Simone Riksman (soprano)
Terhi Kaarina Lampi (mezzo-soprano)
Nik Kevin Koch (tenor)
David Maze (baritone)
Stéphane Fromageot (piano)
Fernando Gomes (cello)
Zoltán Holb (horn)
28 June 2012
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Auckland Town Hall, Auckland, New Zealand 
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra 
conductor: John Nelson 
28 June 2012
8.30pm

 

Read a review of this performance by Christian Wasselin (in French)

Grande Messe des morts (Requiem)







Festival de Saint-Denis 2012
Basilique-Cathédrale de Saint-Denis, Paris, France
Orchestre National de France
Chœur de Radio France
The Monteverdi Choir
conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner
chorus master: Matthias Brauer
Michael Spyres (tenor)

Co-production: Festival de Saint-Denis / Radio France 
28 June 2012

 

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

Les Troyens

 

New production

Royal Opera House Covent Garden, London, UK
Royal Opera House Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Antonio Pappano
producer: David McVicar
choreographer: Andrew George
sets: Es Devlin
costumes: Moritz Junge
lighting: Wolfgang Göbbel
cast:
Cassandre: Anna Caterina Antonacci
Ascagne: Barbara Senator
Hécube: Pamela Helen Stephen
Chorèbe: Fabio Capitanucci
Enée: Bryan Hymel
Panthée: Ashley Holland
Ghost of Hector: Jihoon Kim
Priam: Gwynne Howell
Trojan Soldier/ The God Mercury: Daniel Grice
Greek Captain: Lukas Jakobski
Helenus: Ji Hyun Kim
Didon Eva-Maria: Westbroek
Anna: Hanna Hipp
Iopas: Ji-Min Park
Hylas: Ed Lyon
Narbal: Brindley Sherratt
29 June 2012 La Damnation de Faust

New staged production





St Galler Festspiele [St Gallen Festival]
Klosterhof, St Gallen, Switzerland
Sinfonieorchester St.Gallen
Chor des Theaters St. Gallen
conductor: Sébastien Rouland
producer: Carlos Wagner
sets: Rifail Ajdarpasic
Marguerite: Elena Maximova / Katja Starke
Faust: Giorgio Berrugi
Méphistophélès: Mirco Palazzi / Wade Kernot
30 June 2012
8.30pm
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem)







Festival de Saint-Denis 2012
Basilique-Cathédrale de Saint-Denis, Paris, France
Orchestre National de France
Chœur de Radio France
The Monteverdi Choir
conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner
chorus master: Matthias Brauer
Michael Spyres (tenor)

Co-production: Festival de Saint-Denis / Radio France 
30 June 2012
8.30pm
La Damnation de Faust

New staged production





St Galler Festspiele [St Gallen Festival]
Theater St Gallen, St Gallen, Switzerland
Sinfonieorchester St.Gallen
Chor des Theaters St. Gallen
conductor: Sébastien Rouland
producer: Carlos Wagner
sets: Rifail Ajdarpasic
Marguerite: Elena Maximova / Katja Starke
Faust: Giorgio Berrugi
Méphistophélès: Mirco Palazzi / Wade Kernot

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