Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

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Year 2012 (March)

The table below lists the performances in chronological order. 

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March

1 March 2012
8.00pm
Rêverie et caprice  Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford, UK
Oxford Philomusica Orchestra
conductor: Daniel Cohen
1 March 2012
8.00pm
Te Deum Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, USA
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Dallas Symphony Chorus (director: Joshua Habermann) 
Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas (director: Cynthia Nott)
conductor: John Nelson
Richard Croft (tenor)
2 March 2012
7.00pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini 
Symphonie fantastique
Boston Symphony Hall, Boston, MA, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Christoph Eschenbach
2 March 2012
7.30pm
Te Deum Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, USA
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Dallas Symphony Chorus (director: Joshua Habermann) 
Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas (director: Cynthia Nott)
conductor: John Nelson
Richard Croft (tenor)
2 March 2012
7.30pm
Songs (unspecified) Mandel Hall, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Isabel Bayrakdarian (soprano)
Serouj Kradjian (piano)
2 March 2012
8.00pm

pre-concert lecture at 7.10pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Long Center for the Performing Arts, Dell Hall, Austin, TX, USA
Austin Symphony
conductor: Peter Bay
2 March 2012 Orphée et Eurydice

Gluck, 1774; Berlioz version 1859

Angers Nantes Opéra – New Production

Théâtre Graslin, Nantes, France
Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire
Choeur d’Angers Nantes Opéra (chorus master: Sandrine Abello)
conductor: Andreas Spering
producer: Emmanuelle Bastet
with:
Julie Robard-Gendre (Orphée)
Hélène Guilmette (Eurydice)
Sophie Junker (l’Amour)
3 March 2012
2.00pm
Béatrice et Bénédict: The Whole Story

in conjunction with the Welsh National Opera performances of Béatrice et Bénédict on 7 March (see below)
Hippodrome, Birmingham, UK
3 March 2012
8.00pm

pre-concert lecture at 7.10pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Long Center for the Performing Arts, Dell Hall, Austin, TX, USA
Austin Symphony
conductor: Peter Bay
3 March 2012
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Cairo Opera House, Main Hall, Cairo, Egypt
Cairo Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Jiří Petrdlík

3 March 2012
8.00pm

Overture to Benvenuto Cellini 
Symphonie fantastique
Boston Symphony Hall, Boston, MA, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Christoph Eschenbach
3 March 2012
8.00pm
Te Deum Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, USA
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Dallas Symphony Chorus (director: Joshua Habermann) 
Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas (director: Cynthia Nott)
conductor: John Nelson
Richard Croft (tenor)
3 March 2012
8.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Salle de sports, Saint-Christophe-du-Ligneron, France
Orchestre de Vendée
conductor: Claude Bardon
3 March 2012 Symphonie fantastique Theatertent, Rostock, Germany
Norddeutschen Philharmonie Rostock
conductor: Manfred Hermann Lehner
4 March 2012 Symphonie fantastique Theatertent, Rostock, Germany
Norddeutschen Philharmonie Rostock
conductor: Manfred Hermann Lehner
4 March 2012 Orphée et Eurydice

Gluck, 1774; Berlioz version 1859

Angers Nantes Opéra – New Production

Théâtre Graslin, Nantes, France
Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire
Choeur d’Angers Nantes Opéra (chorus master: Sandrine Abello)
conductor: Andreas Spering
producer: Emmanuelle Bastet
with:
Julie Robard-Gendre (Orphée)
Hélène Guilmette (Eurydice)
Sophie Junker (l’Amour)
5 March 2012 Symphonie fantastique Theatertent, Rostock, Germany
Norddeutschen Philharmonie Rostock
conductor: Manfred Hermann Lehner
6 March 2012
7.30pm
Overture Les Francs-juges

French Romantics: The Doctors’ Orchestra in aid of Freedom from Torture
Cadogan Hall, London, UK
The Doctors’ Orchestra
conductor: Stephen Brearley 
6 March 2012
8.00pm
Scène d’Amour
(from Roméo et Juliette)
Philharmonie, Alfried Krupp Saal, Essen, Germany
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Robin Ticciati
6 March 2012 Orphée et Eurydice

Gluck, 1774; Berlioz version 1859

Angers Nantes Opéra – New Production

Théâtre Graslin, Nantes, France
Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire
Choeur d’Angers Nantes Opéra (chorus master: Sandrine Abello)
conductor: Andreas Spering
producer: Emmanuelle Bastet
with:
Julie Robard-Gendre (Orphée)
Hélène Guilmette (Eurydice)
Sophie Junker (l’Amour)
7 March 2012
7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Liszt transcription
Théâtre du Vellein, Villefontaine, France
Roger Muraro (piano)
7 March 2012
8.00pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini 
Symphonie fantastique
Carnegie Hall, New York City, NY, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Christoph Eschenbach
7 March 2012
8.00pm
Scène d’Amour
(from Roméo et Juliette)
Kurhaus, Wiesbaden, Germany
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Robin Ticciati
7 March 2012

pre-performance talk at 6.15pm

Béatrice et Bénédict

Sung in English with surtitles in English

Welsh National Opera 1994 production

Hippodrome, Birmingham, 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
8 March 2012
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique
(4th movement)
Little Theatre, Dodge City, KS, USA
Dodge City Symphony
conductor: Ginger Zingara
8 March 2012
8.00pm
Scène d’Amour
(from Roméo et Juliette)
Rosengarten, Mannheim, Germany
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Robin Ticciati
9 March 2012
1.05pm
Harold en Italie Royal Academy of Music, Duke’s Hall, London, UK
Academy Concert Orchestra
conductor: Sir Mark Elder
Clifton Harrison (viola)
9 March 2012 Orphée et Eurydice

Gluck, 1774; Berlioz version 1859

Angers Nantes Opéra – New Production

Théâtre Graslin, Nantes, France
Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire
Choeur d’Angers Nantes Opéra (chorus master: Sandrine Abello)
conductor: Andreas Spering
producer: Emmanuelle Bastet
with:
Julie Robard-Gendre (Orphée)
Hélène Guilmette (Eurydice)
Sophie Junker (l’Amour)
10 March 2012
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain St John’s Church, Church Road, Sidcup, UK
Sidcup Symphony Orchestra
conductor: James Ross
10 March 2012
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique St James’ Church, Taunton, UK
Somerset County Orchestra
conductor: David Hedges
10 March 2012
8.00pm
Scène d’Amour
(from Roméo et Juliette)
Tonhalle, Düsseldorf, Germany 
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Robin Ticciati
10 March 2012
8.15pm
Symphonie fantastique Flagey, Brussels, Belgium 
Brussels Philharmonic
conductor: Michel Tabachnik
10 March 2012 “Roméo et Juliette”


Maurice Béjart’s ballet created in 1966 set to Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette 
Théâtre de Béziers, Béziers, France
Malandain Ballet Biarritz
choreography: Thierry Malandain
decor and costumes: Jorge Gallardo
director, conception and lighting: Jean-Claude Asquié
11 March 2012
4.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Concert for children
Katharinensaal, Hochschule für Musik und Theater Rostock, Rostock, Germany
Norddeutschen Philharmonie Rostock
conductor and moderator: Manfred Hermann Lehner 
11 March 2012 Orphée et Eurydice

Gluck, 1774; Berlioz version 1859

Angers Nantes Opéra – New Production

Théâtre Graslin, Nantes, France
Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire
Choeur d’Angers Nantes Opéra (chorus master: Sandrine Abello)
conductor: Andreas Spering
producer: Emmanuelle Bastet
with:
Julie Robard-Gendre (Orphée)
Hélène Guilmette (Eurydice)
Sophie Junker (l’Amour)
12 March 2012
8.30am

12 March 2012
10.00am
Symphonie fantastique



Concert for children
Katharinensaal, Hochschule für Musik und Theater Rostock, Rostock, Germany
Norddeutschen Philharmonie Rostock
conductor and moderator: Manfred Hermann Lehner 
13 March 2012
8.00pm
Harold en Italie Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
conductor: Marek Janowski
Elçim Özdemir (viola)
13 March 2012 “Roméo et Juliette”


Maurice Béjart’s ballet created in 1966 set to Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette 
Teatro Comunale di Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
Malandain Ballet Biarritz
choreography: Thierry Malandain
decor and costumes: Jorge Gallardo
director, conception and lighting: Jean-Claude Asquié
14 March 2012
9.00am

14 March 2012
11.00am

14 March 2012
1.00pm
Symphonie fantastique






Concert for teens
Scandlines-Arena, Rostock, Germany
Norddeutschen Philharmonie Rostock
conductor and moderator: Manfred Hermann Lehner
14 March 2012
7.15pm

pre-performance talk at
11.00am and 6.15pm

Béatrice et Bénédict

Sung in English with surtitles in English and Welsh

Welsh National Opera 1994 production

Venue Cymru, Llandudno, 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
14 March 2012
8.00pm
Harold en Italie Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
conductor: Marek Janowski
Elçim Özdemir (viola)
14 March 2012
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique
(2nd movement: Un Bal)
Palais Montcalm, Québec, Canada
Orchestre symphonique de Québec
conductor: Jean-Michaël Lavoie
14 March 2012
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Linder Auditorium, Parktown, Johannesburg, South Africa
Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Bernard Gueller
15 March 2012
9.00am

15 March 2012
11.00am

15 March 2012
1.00pm
Symphonie fantastique






Concert for teens
Scandlines-Arena, Rostock, Germany
Norddeutschen Philharmonie Rostock
conductor and moderator: Manfred Hermann Lehner
15 March 2012
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne, Australia
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Matthias Pintscher
15 March 2012
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Linder Auditorium, Parktown, Johannesburg, South Africa
Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Bernard Gueller
15 March 2012
8.15pm
Harold en Italie Théâtre de Beaulieu, Lausanne, Switzerland
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
conductor: Marek Janowski
Elçim Özdemir (viola)
15 March 2012
8.30pm
“Roméo et Juliette”


Maurice Béjart’s ballet created in 1966 set to Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette 
Palazzo dei Congressi [Palais des Congrès], Lugano, Switzerland
Malandain Ballet Biarritz
choreography: Thierry Malandain
decor and costumes: Jorge Gallardo
director, conception and lighting: Jean-Claude Asquié
16 March 2012
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne, Australia
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Matthias Pintscher
16 March 2012
8.30pm
Marche hongroise (Rákóczy March)
(from La Damnation de Faust)
Teatro Degollado, Guadalajara, Mexico
Orquesta Filarmónica de Jalisco
conductor: Alondra de la Parra
17 March 2012
7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Lithuanian National Philharmonic Hall, Vilnius, Lithuania
Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Cyril Diederich
17 March 2012 
7.00pm 
Overture Le Carnaval romain

French Classics
Trinity Episcopal Church, Vero Beach, USA
Space Coast Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Aaron Collins
17 March 2012 “Roméo et Juliette”


Maurice Béjart’s ballet created in 1966 set to Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette 
La Commanderie, Dôle, France
Malandain Ballet Biarritz
choreography: Thierry Malandain
decor and costumes: Jorge Gallardo
director, conception and lighting: Jean-Claude Asquié
18 March 2012
3.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

French Classics
Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy Auditorium, Melbourne, FL, USA
Space Coast Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Aaron Collins
18 March 2012 Orphée et Eurydice

Gluck, 1774; Berlioz version 1859

Angers Nantes Opéra – New Production 

Grand Théâtre, Angers, France
Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire
Choeur d’Angers Nantes Opéra (chorus master: Sandrine Abello)
conductor: Andreas Spering
producer: Emmanuelle Bastet
with:
Julie Robard-Gendre (Orphée)
Hélène Guilmette (Eurydice)
Sophie Junker (l’Amour)
20 March 2012
1.00pm
Symphonie fantastique


Lunchtime Learning – Rehearsal visit
(in connection with performances on 21 and 22 March)
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, UK
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Vasily Petrenko
20 March 2012 Orphée et Eurydice

Gluck, 1774; Berlioz version 1859

Angers Nantes Opéra – New Production 

Grand Théâtre, Angers, France
Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire
Choeur d’Angers Nantes Opéra (chorus master: Sandrine Abello)
conductor: Andreas Spering
producer: Emmanuelle Bastet
with:
Julie Robard-Gendre (Orphée)
Hélène Guilmette (Eurydice)
Sophie Junker (l’Amour)
21 March 2012
7.15pm
Béatrice et Bénédict

Sung in English with surtitles in English and Welsh

Welsh National Opera 1994 production

Milton Keynes Theatre, Milton Keynes, 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
21 March 2012
7.30pm

pre-concert talk at 6.30pm, with Robin Ticciati 
Cléopâtre Younger Hall, St Andrews, Scotland, UK
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Robin Ticciati
Karen Cargill (mezzo-soprano)
21 March 2012
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, UK
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Vasily Petrenko
21 March 2012 Symphonie fantastique Großer Saal, Stadthalle Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany
Robert-Schumann-Philharmonie
conductor: Frank Beermann
22 March 2012
1.30pm
Harold en Italie


Fireworks and Fantasy
Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall, Australia
Sydney Symphony
conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Roger Benedict (viola)
22 March 2012
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, UK
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Vasily Petrenko
22 March 2012
7.30pm
Rêverie et Caprice Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Robin Ticciati
Alexander Janiczek (violin)
22 March 2012
8.00pm

Introduction to the programme at 7.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Liederhalle, Beethovensaal, Stuttgart, Germany
SWR Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart 
conductor: Stéphane Denève
22 March 2012
8.30pm
Mélodies (unspecified) Centre d’Animation, Aire-sur-l’Adour, France
Chœur de l’Opéra National de Bordeaux
Martine Marcuz (piano)
conductor: Alexander Martin
22 March 2012 Orphée et Eurydice

Gluck, 1774; Berlioz version 1859

Angers Nantes Opéra – New Production 

Grand Théâtre, Angers, France
Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire
Choeur d’Angers Nantes Opéra (chorus master: Sandrine Abello)
conductor: Andreas Spering
producer: Emmanuelle Bastet
with:
Julie Robard-Gendre (Orphée)
Hélène Guilmette (Eurydice)
Sophie Junker (l’Amour)
22 March 2012 “Childe, essai chorégraphique sur une symphonie de Berlioz”

Contemporary dance inspired by Harold en Italie
Lavanderia a Vapore, Turin, Italy
composer : Hector Berlioz
choreographer, dancer: Jesus Sevari
company : Absolutamente
22 March 2012 Symphonie fantastique Großer Saal, Stadthalle Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany
Robert-Schumann-Philharmonie
conductor: Frank Beermann
23 March 2012
11.00am
Symphonie fantastique Music Hall, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Pinchas Steinberg
23 March 2012
7.30pm
Rêverie et Caprice Glasgow City Halls, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Robin Ticciati
Alexander Janiczek (violin)
23 March 2012
8.00pm

Introduction to the programme at 7.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Liederhalle, Beethovensaal, Stuttgart, Germany
SWR Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart 
conductor: Stéphane Denève
23 March 2012
8.00pm
Harold en Italie


Fireworks and Fantasy
Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall, Australia
Sydney Symphony
conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Roger Benedict (viola)
24 March 2012
2.00pm
Harold en Italie


Fireworks and Fantasy
Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall, Australia
Sydney Symphony
conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Roger Benedict (viola)
24 March 2012
4.30pm
Works unspecified


The recital also includes music by Schumann, Chopin, Franck and Duruflé
Église Saint-André de l’Europe, Paris, France
Véronique Bauer (mezzo- contralto
Fabien Chavrot (organ)
24 March 2012
7.00pm
Te Deum 

This performance will include the Marche

Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucester, UK
Bristol Choral Society
Gloucester Choral Society
Choristers of Bristol Cathedral
Choristers of Gloucester Cathedral
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Adrian Partington
organ: Ashley Grote
Paul Charles Clarke (tenor)
24 March 2012
7.30pm
Te Deum Brentwood Centre, Brentwood, UK
Aurelian Symphony Orchestra
Hutton & Shenfield Choral Society
Havering Singers
Southend Choral Society
Southend Boys’ and Girls’ Choir
conductor: Tim Hooper
Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts (tenor)
24 March 2012
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Music Hall, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Pinchas Steinberg
24 March 2012
8.00pm
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem) Duke University Chapel, Durham, North Carolina, USA
Choral Society of Durham
Duke Chapel Choir
Duke University Chorale
accompanied by an orchestra of 80 musicians
conductor: Rodney Wynkoop

Note. The Sanctus featured the combined tenors.
25 March 2012
2.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA
San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra
conductor: Donato Cabrera
25 March 2012
3.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

A Night at the Carnival
Eichelberger Performing Arts Center, Hanover, PA, USA
Hanover Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Jamie Brown

25 March 2012
4.00pm

Grande Messe des morts (Requiem) Duke University Chapel, Durham, North Carolina, USA
Choral Society of Durham
Duke Chapel Choir
Duke University Chorale
accompanied by an orchestra of 80 musicians
conductor: Rodney Wynkoop

Note. The Sanctus featured the combined tenors.
25 March 2012
5.00pm
Marche hongroise
(from La Damnation de Faust)
Großer Saal, Historischen Stadthalle, Johannisberg, Wuppertal, Germany
Instrumental-Vereins
conductor: Christof Hilger
26 March 2012
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique National Concert Hall, Main Auditorium, Dublin, Ireland
Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse
conductor: Tugan Sokhiev
27 March 2012
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain
Symphonie fantastique
Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, UK
Orchestre Nationale du Capitole de Toulouse
conductor: Tugan Sokhiev
27 March 2012
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Maison Symphonique de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
conductor: Kent Nagano
27 March 2012 “Roméo et Juliette”


Maurice Béjart’s ballet created in 1966 set to Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette 
Théâtre de Saint-Quentin, Saint-Quentin-en-Yveline, France
Malandain Ballet Biarritz
choreography: Thierry Malandain
decor and costumes: Jorge Gallardo
director, conception and lighting: Jean-Claude Asquié
28 March 2012
7.15pm
Béatrice et Bénédict

Sung in English with surtitles in English and Welsh

Welsh National Opera 1994 production

The Mayflower, Southampton, 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
28 March 2012
7.30pm

pre-concert talk at 6.15 by Andrew Lyle at The Hexagon Auditorium
Symphonie fantastique The Hexagon, Reading, UK
Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse
conductor: Tugan Sokhiev
28 March 2012
7.30pm
Harold en Italie Lighthouse, Poole, UK
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Kirill Karabits
Ralf Ehlers (viola)
28 March 2012
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Grand Théâtre de Québec, Québec, Canada
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
conductor: Kent Nagano
28 March 2012
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Philharmonie Mercatorhalle, Duisburg, Germany
Duisburger Philharmoniker
conductor: Axel Kober
Eva Vogel (mezzo-soprano)
28 March 2012 “Roméo et Juliette”


Maurice Béjart’s ballet created in 1966 set to Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette 
Théâtre de Saint-Quentin, Saint-Quentin-en-Yveline, France
Malandain Ballet Biarritz
choreography: Thierry Malandain
decor and costumes: Jorge Gallardo
director, conception and lighting: Jean-Claude Asquié
29 March 2012
7.30pm
Harold en Italie Portsmouth Guildhall, Portsmouth, UK 
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Kirill Karabits
Ralf Ehlers (viola)
29 March 2012
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Maison Symphonique de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
conductor: Kent Nagano
29 March 2012
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Philharmonie Mercatorhalle, Duisburg, Germany
Duisburger Philharmoniker
conductor: Axel Kober
Eva Vogel (mezzo-soprano)
29 March 2012
8.00pm
“Symphonie Fantastique”


Underwater puppetry by Basil Twist, accompanied by Liszt’s transcription of the Symphonie fantastique
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA
Christopher O’Riley (piano)

Set to the five movements of the Symphonie fantastique, the abstract hour-long work is performed entirely in a specially constructed 1,000-gallon water tank, using mirrors, slides, dyes, blacklight, overhead projections, air bubbles, latex fishing lures and other materials.
30 March 2012
8.00pm
“Symphonie Fantastique”



Underwater puppetry by Basil Twist, accompanied by Liszt’s transcription of the Symphonie fantastique
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA
Christopher O’Riley (piano)

Set to the five movements of the Symphonie fantastique, the abstract hour-long work is performed entirely in a specially constructed 1,000-gallon water tank, using mirrors, slides, dyes, blacklight, overhead projections, air bubbles, latex fishing lures and other materials.
30 March 2012
8.00pm
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)
31 March 2012
2.00pm
“Symphonie Fantastique”

Underwater puppetry by Basil Twist, accompanied by Liszt’s transcription of the Symphonie fantastique
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA
Christopher O’Riley (piano)

Set to the five movements of the Symphonie fantastique, the abstract hour-long work is performed entirely in a specially constructed 1,000-gallon water tank, using mirrors, slides, dyes, blacklight, overhead projections, air bubbles, latex fishing lures and other materials.
31 March 2012
7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Sheffield City Hall, Sheffield, UK
Orchestra National du Capitole de Toulouse
conductor: Tugan Sokhiev
31 March 2012
7.30pm
Te Deum 

This performance will include both the Prélude and the Marche.

Colston Hall, Bristol, UK
Bristol Choral Society
Gloucester Choral Society
Choristers of Bristol Cathedral
Choristers of Gloucester Cathedral
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Adrian Partington
organ: Ashley Grote
Paul Charles Clarke (tenor)
31 March 2012
7.45pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
Studio Symphony Orchestra
conductor: David Openshaw
31 March 2012
8.00pm
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)
31 March 2012
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Maison Symphonique de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
conductor: Kent Nagano
31 March 2012
8.00pm

pre-concert discussion at 7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique


“A Romantic’s Dream”
Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, Canton, Ohio, USA
Canton Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Gerhardt Zimmermann
31 March 2012
8.00pm
“Symphonie Fantastique”

Underwater puppetry by Basil Twist, accompanied by Liszt’s transcription of the Symphonie fantastique
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA
Christopher O’Riley (piano)

Set to the five movements of the Symphonie fantastique, the abstract hour-long work is performed entirely in a specially constructed 1,000-gallon water tank, using mirrors, slides, dyes, blacklight, overhead projections, air bubbles, latex fishing lures and other materials.
31 March 2012
8.30pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini

“Noblesse Oblige”
Palais des Congrès et de la Culture du Mans, Le Mans, France
Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire
conductor: John Axelrod
31 March 2012
8.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Sainte-Marie des Batignolles, Paris, France
Orchestre Impromptu
conductor: Maxime Pascal
31 March 2012 Les Nuits d’été
Symphonie fantastique
Teatro Carlo Felice, Genoa, Italy
Orchestra del Teatro Carlo Felice
conductor: Jean Luc Tingaud
Sonia Ganassi (mezzo-soprano)

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