Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

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Year 2012 (May)

The table below lists the performances in chronological order. 

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May

1 May 2012 La Mort d’Ophélie Sydney Opera House, Studio, Sydney, Australia
Susan Graham ( mezzo-soprano)
Malcolm Martineau ( piano)
2 May 2012
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Iowa Memorial Union, Main Lounge, Iowa City, IA, USA
University of Iowa Symphony Orchestra
conductor: William LaRue Jones
Katharine Goeldner ( mezzo-soprano)
3 May 2012
7.45pm
Symphonie fantastique The Anvil, Basingstoke, UK
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier 
3 May 2012
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

Viva Italia
Lee Auditorium, Pinecrest High School, Southern Pines, USA
North Carolina Symphony
conductor: William Henry Curry
4 May 2012
12.00noon
Overture Le Carnaval romain

Viva Italia
Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh, USA
North Carolina Symphony
conductor: William Henry Curry
4 May 2012
7.30 pm 
Symphonie fantastique
(4th and 5th movements)
First United Methodist Church, Portland, USA
Portland Columbia Symphony
conductor: Huw Edwards
5 May 2012
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

Viva Italia
Seabrook Auditorium, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, USA
North Carolina Symphony
conductor: William Henry Curry
5 May 2012
8.00pm
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem) Hilbert Circle Theatre, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Indianapolis Symphonic Choir
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Eric Stark
5 May 2012
8.00pm
Songs (unspecified)


“Love and Fireworks” 
Nancy Marine Studio Theatre, Warner Theatre, Torrington, CT, USA
Torrington Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Maurice Steinberg
Heather O’Connor (soprano)
15 May 2012 Overture Le Carnaval romain
Marche Troyenne
Marche funèbre pour la dernière scène d’Hamlet 
(from Tristia)
Roméo et Juliette (orchestral excerpts)

“Berlioz and Barzun”
concert in honour of Jacques Barzun
Majestic Theatre, San Antonio, Texas, USA
San Antonio Symphony
conductor: Sebastien Lang-Lessing




[Note: Jacques Barzun, then 104 years old, attended the concert.]
6 May 2012
3.00pm 
Symphonie fantastique
(4th and 5th movements)
Mt Hood Community College Theatre, Gresham, Oregon, USA
Portland Columbia Symphony
conductor: Huw Edwards
6 May 2012
5.00pm
Works unspecified

Concert also includes music by Richard Strauss, Jan van der Roost and Jacob de Haan

Konzert der Musikhochschule Waldbröl
[Concert of the Music Academy Waldbröl]
Auditorium, Hollenberg-Gymnasiums Waldbröl, Waldbröl, Germany
The Wind Ensemble of the Orcherstervereins Hilgen
conductor: Ingo Thape
7 May 2012
7.30pm
Roméo et Juliette: ballet de l’opéra

2007 Opéra national de Paris production 

Opéra Bastille, Paris, France
Orchestre et Choeur de l’Opéra national de Paris
Les Etoiles, les Premiers Danseurs et le Corps de Ballet de l’Opéra national de Paris
conductor: Vello Pähn
chorus master: Patrick Marie
choreography: Sasha Waltz
Stéphanie D’Oustrac (mezzo-soprano)
Yann Beuron (tenor)
Nicolas Cavallier (bass)
8 May 2012
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

Viva Italia
Memorial Hall, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill
North Carolina Symphony
conductor: William Henry Curry
9 May 2012
7.30pm
Roméo et Juliette: ballet de l’opéra

2007 Opéra national de Paris production 

Opéra Bastille, Paris, France
Orchestre et Choeur de l’Opéra national de Paris
Les Etoiles, les Premiers Danseurs et le Corps de Ballet de l’Opéra national de Paris
conductor: Vello Pähn
chorus master: Patrick Marie
choreography: Sasha Waltz
Stéphanie D’Oustrac (mezzo-soprano)
Yann Beuron (tenor)
Nicolas Cavallier (bass)
9 May 2012
8.00pm
Orphée et Eurydice

Gluck; Berlioz version (1859), sung in French

Théâtre National de Bordeaux-Aquitaine, Bordeaux, France
Orchestre Symphonique du Conservatoire de Bordeaux
Chœur de l’Opéra national de Bordeaux
conductor: Geoffroy Jourdain
with the soloists of the Atelier Lyrique de l’Opéra National de Paris
production: Opéra National de Paris
9 May 2012
8.00pm

Präludium [prelude] at: 7.30pm
Harold en Italie Bayerisches Staatsschauspiel - Residenztheater, Munich, Germany
Münchner Symphoniker
conductor: Georg Schmöhe
Hartmut Rohde (viola)
10 May 2012
1.30pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini 
Overture Le Carnaval romain

Carnevale
Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall, Sydney, Australia
Sydney Symphony
conductor: David Zinman
10 May 2012
7.30pm
Roméo et Juliette: ballet de l’opéra

2007 Opéra national de Paris production 

Opéra Bastille, Paris, France
Orchestre et Choeur de l’Opéra national de Paris
Les Etoiles, les Premiers Danseurs et le Corps de Ballet de l’Opéra national de Paris
conductor: Vello Pähn
chorus master: Patrick Marie
choreography: Sasha Waltz
Stéphanie D’Oustrac (mezzo-soprano)
Yann Beuron (tenor)
Nicolas Cavallier (bass)
10 May 2012
8.00pm
Orphée et Eurydice

Gluck; Berlioz version (1859), sung in French

Théâtre National de Bordeaux-Aquitaine, Bordeaux, France
Orchestre Symphonique du Conservatoire de Bordeaux
Chœur de l’Opéra national de Bordeaux
conductor: Geoffroy Jourdain
with the soloists of the Atelier Lyrique de l’Opéra National de Paris
production: Opéra National de Paris
10 May 2012
8.30pm
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem) Cathédrale de Chartres, Pays Chartrain, France
160 musicians and 300 choristers:
  Grand Chœur du Conservatoire de Chartres
  with the chorales of Eure-et-Loir
  Orchestre Symphonique du Conservatoire de Chartres
  with the musicians of Eure-et-Loir
  Orchestre symphonique de Chartres
  Orchestre d’Harmonie de Chartres
  Brass Department of the Conservatoire de Reims
conductor: Michel Bienaimé
chorus master: Philippe Frémont
Fabrice Mantegna (tenor) 
11 May 2012
7.45pm

pre-concert talk at 6.45:
Bienvenue à Paris!

Harold en Italie
(3rd movement: Sérénade)

Liszt transcription for piano and viola


“Off You Go to Paris!”
May Festival
Crucible Studio Theatre, Sheffield, UK
Ensemble 360o
11 May 2012
8.00pm
Orphée et Eurydice

Gluck; Berlioz version (1859), sung in French

Théâtre National de Bordeaux-Aquitaine, Bordeaux, France
Orchestre Symphonique du Conservatoire de Bordeaux
Chœur de l’Opéra national de Bordeaux
conductor: Geoffroy Jourdain
with the soloists of the Atelier Lyrique de l’Opéra National de Paris
production: Opéra National de Paris
11 May 2012
8.00pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini 
Overture Le Carnaval romain

Carnevale
Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall, Sydney, Australia
Sydney Symphony
conductor: David Zinman
11 May 2012
8.30pm
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem) Cathédrale de Chartres, Pays Chartrain, France
160 musicians and 300 choristers:
  Grand Chœur du Conservatoire de Chartres
  with the chorales of Eure-et-Loir
  Orchestre Symphonique du Conservatoire de Chartres
  with the musicians of Eure-et-Loir
  Orchestre symphonique de Chartres
  Orchestre d’Harmonie de Chartres
  Brass Department of the Conservatoire de Reims
conductor: Michel Bienaimé
chorus master: Philippe Frémont
Fabrice Mantegna (tenor) 
11 May 2012
8.30pm
“Berlioz fantazy”

The programme includes music by Berlioz improvised by the performers
Centre culturel Théo Argence, Saint-Priest, France
ARFI (Association à la Recherche d’un Folklore Imaginaire)
musicians from the Orchestre Symphonique du Conservatoire de Saint-Priest
12 May 2012
2.00pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini 
Overture Le Carnaval romain

Carnevale
Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall, Sydney, Australia
Sydney Symphony
conductor: David Zinman
12 May 2012
7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

“Season Finale”
Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church, Elmhurst, IL, USA
Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Stephen Alltop
12 May 2012
7.30pm
Roméo et Juliette: ballet de l’opéra

2007 Opéra national de Paris production 

Opéra Bastille, Paris, France
Orchestre et Choeur de l’Opéra national de Paris
Les Etoiles, les Premiers Danseurs et le Corps de Ballet de l’Opéra national de Paris
conductor: Vello Pähn
chorus master: Patrick Marie
choreography: Sasha Waltz
Stéphanie D’Oustrac (mezzo-soprano)
Yann Beuron (tenor)
Nicolas Cavallier (bass)
12 May 2012
8.00pm
Orphée et Eurydice

Gluck; Berlioz version (1859), sung in French

Théâtre National de Bordeaux-Aquitaine, Bordeaux, France
Orchestre Symphonique du Conservatoire de Bordeaux
Chœur de l’Opéra national de Bordeaux
conductor: Geoffroy Jourdain
with the soloists of the Atelier Lyrique de l’Opéra National de Paris
production: Opéra National de Paris
12 May 2012
8.00pm

concert is recorded for broadcast on France Musique on 28 May
Symphonie fantastique Salle Pleyel, Paris, France
Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse
conductor: Tugan Sokhiev
12 May 2012
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele
[ Ludwigsburg Castle Festival]
Theatersaal, Forum am Schlosspark, Ludwigsburg, Germany
Orchester der Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele
conductor: Christian Muthspiel 
12 May 2012
9.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Espace Pierre-Lasserre, Musée Campanaire, L’Isle-Jourdain, France
Société philharmonique de l’Isle-Jourdain
conductor: Jean-Louis Salvaire
13 May 2012
2.30pm
Roméo et Juliette: ballet de l’opéra

2007 Opéra national de Paris production 

Opéra Bastille, Paris, France
Orchestre et Choeur de l’Opéra national de Paris
Les Etoiles, les Premiers Danseurs et le Corps de Ballet de l’Opéra national de Paris
conductor: Vello Pähn
chorus master: Patrick Marie
choreography: Sasha Waltz
Stéphanie D’Oustrac (mezzo-soprano)
Yann Beuron (tenor)
Nicolas Cavallier (bass)
13 May 2012
3.00pm
Orphée et Eurydice

Gluck; Berlioz version (1859), sung in French

Théâtre National de Bordeaux-Aquitaine, Bordeaux, France
Orchestre Symphonique du Conservatoire de Bordeaux
Chœur de l’Opéra national de Bordeaux
conductor: Geoffroy Jourdain
with the soloists of the Atelier Lyrique de l’Opéra National de Paris
production: Opéra National de Paris
13 May 2012
7.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, USA
Young Players Philharmonic
conductor: Ira Kraeme
13 May 2012
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Theater Pforzheim, Pforzheim, Germany
Badischen Philharmonie Pforzheim
conductor: Thomas Dorsch
Katja Bördner (soprano)
14 May 2012
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, UK
Corinthian Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Adrian Brown
14 May 2012
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire

“American Orchestras”
Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA
New York Philharmonic
conductor: Alan Gilbert
14 May 2012
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at 7.15 in the Gesellschaftssaal
Symphonie fantastique Kasseler Stadthalle, Kassel, Germany
Staatsorchester Kassel
conductor: Patrik Ringborg
14 May 2012
8.30pm


[see also 15 and 24 May]
Works unspecified

[public rehearsal]

“Du Romantisme au Surréalisme”
Eglise de Soupetard, Toulouse, France
Ensemble Vocal À Contretemps
14 May 2012
9.00pm
“Roméo et Juliette”


Maurice Béjart’s ballet created in 1966 set to Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette 
Odyssud, Grande Salle, Blagnac, France
Malandain Ballet Biarritz
choreography: Thierry Malandain
decor and costumes: Jorge Gallardo
director, conception and lighting: Jean-Claude Asquié
15 May 2012
7.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

Roméo et Juliette, Deuxième partie
:–

I. Roméo seul. – Tristesse – Bruits lointains de concert et bal – Grande Fête chez Capulet
II. Nuit sereine – Le Jardin de Capulet, silencieux et désert
III. Scherzo: La Reine Mab, ou la fée des songes

Marche funèbre pour la dernière scène d’Hamlet 
(from Tristia)

“Berlioz and Barzun”
Majestic Theatre, San Antonio, Texas, USA
San Antonio Symphony 
conductor: Sebastian Lang-Lessing 
15 May 2012
7.30pm

This performance will be broadcast live from the Opéra Bastille in over 120 halls in France and Europe, and then a delayed broadcast in over 300 halls around the world.
Roméo et Juliette: ballet de l’opéra

2007 Opéra national de Paris production 

Opéra Bastille, Paris, France
Orchestre et Choeur de l’Opéra national de Paris
Les Etoiles, les Premiers Danseurs et le Corps de Ballet de l’Opéra national de Paris
conductor: Vello Pähn
chorus master: Patrick Marie
choreography: Sasha Waltz
Stéphanie D’Oustrac (mezzo-soprano)
Yann Beuron (tenor)
Nicolas Cavallier (bass)
15 May 2012
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Meymandi Concert Hall, Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts, Raleigh, USA
North Carolina Symphony
conductor: William Henry Curry
15 May 2012
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Copley Symphony Hall, San Diego, California, USA
New York Philharmonic
conductor: Alan Gilbert
15 May 2012
2.14pm (for school pupils)

15 May 2012
9.00pm
“Roméo et Juliette”


Maurice Béjart’s ballet created in 1966 set to Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette 
Odyssud, Grande Salle, Blagnac, France
Malandain Ballet Biarritz
choreography: Thierry Malandain
decor and costumes: Jorge Gallardo
director, conception and lighting: Jean-Claude Asquié
15 May 2012
8.30pm
Works unspecified

“Du Romantisme au Surréalisme”
Eglise Saint Agne, Ramonville, France
Ensemble Vocal À Contretemps
16 May 2012
7.30pm
Roméo et Juliette: ballet de l’opéra

2007 Opéra national de Paris production 

Opéra Bastille, Paris, France
Orchestre et Choeur de l’Opéra national de Paris
Les Etoiles, les Premiers Danseurs et le Corps de Ballet de l’Opéra national de Paris
conductor: Vello Pähn
chorus master: Patrick Marie
choreography: Sasha Waltz
Stéphanie D’Oustrac (mezzo-soprano)
Yann Beuron (tenor)
Nicolas Cavallier (bass)
17 May 2012
7.30pm
Roméo et Juliette: ballet de l’opéra

2007 Opéra national de Paris production 

Opéra Bastille, Paris, France
Orchestre et Choeur de l’Opéra national de Paris
Les Etoiles, les Premiers Danseurs et le Corps de Ballet de l’Opéra national de Paris
conductor: Vello Pähn
chorus master: Patrick Marie
choreography: Sasha Waltz
Stéphanie D’Oustrac (mezzo-soprano)
Yann Beuron (tenor)
Nicolas Cavallier (bass)
17 May 2012
8.00pm
Marche hongroise
(from La Damnation de Faust)
Silva Hall, Hult Center, Eugene, Oregon, USA
Eugene Symphony
conductor: Danail Rachev
19 May 2012
7.30pm
Overture Les Francs-juges
Symphonie fantastique
St Mary’s Church, Wirksworth, UK
Derby Concert Orchestra
conductor: Jonathan Trout
20 May 2012
2.30pm
Roméo et Juliette: ballet de l’opéra

2007 Opéra national de Paris production 

Opéra Bastille, Paris, France
Orchestre et Choeur de l’Opéra national de Paris
Les Etoiles, les Premiers Danseurs et le Corps de Ballet de l’Opéra national de Paris
conductor: Vello Pähn
chorus master: Patrick Marie
choreography: Sasha Waltz
Stéphanie D’Oustrac (mezzo-soprano)
Yann Beuron (tenor)
Nicolas Cavallier (bass)
22 May 2012
7.30pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict
Symphonie fantastique
St David’s Hall, Cardiff, Wales, UK
Philharmonia Orchestra
conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
23 May 2012
8.00pm

Direct broadcast on France Musique
Les Nuits d’été Opéra Bastille, Paris, France
Orchestre de l’Opéra national de Paris
conductor: Philippe Jordan
Waltraud Meier (mezzo-soprano)
23 May 2012
8.00pm
Villanelle
Le Spectre de la Rose
Absence
L’île inconnue

( from Les Nuits d’été)

30th edition of Festival de l’Epau
Abbaye de l’Epau–Abbatiale, Yvré l’Evêque, France
Paris Mozart Orchestra
conductor: Claire Gibault
Delphine Haidan ( mezzo-soprano)
presenter: Frédéric Lodéon
24 May 2012
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Kultur-Casino Bern, Grosser Saal, Bern, Switzerland
Berner Symphonieorchester
conductor: Karl-Heinz Steffens
Yvonne Naef (mezzo-soprano)
24 May 2012
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Vogtland Theater Plauen, Große Bühne, Plauen
Philharmonisches Orchester Plauen-Zwickau
conductor: GMD Lutz de Veer
Nathalie Senf (mezzo-soprano)
24 May 2012
8.30pm
Works unspecified

“Du Romantisme au Surréalisme”
Chapelle Sainte Anne, Toulouse, France
Ensemble Vocal À Contretemps
25 May 2012
7.30pm (newly built Harpa Concert Hall opened with this performance)
Roméo et Juliette

(first performance in Iceland)







Listahátíð í Reykjavík
[Reykjavík Arts Festival]
Harpa Concert Hall, Reykjavík, Iceland
Iceland Symphony Orchestra
choirs:
Hljómeyki
Kór Áskirkju
Söngsveitin Fílharmónía
conductor: Ilan Volkov
chorus master: Magnús Ragnarsson
soloists:
Guðrún Jóhanna Ólafsdóttir (mezzo-soprano)
Sveinn Dúa Hjörleifsson (tenor)
Nicolas Cavallier (bass)
25 May 2012
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Vogtland Theater Plauen, Große Bühne, Plauen, Germany
Philharmonisches Orchester Plauen-Zwickau
conductor: GMD Lutz de Veer
Nathalie Senf (mezzo-soprano)
25 May 2012
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Kultur-Casino Bern, Grosser Saal, Bern, Switzerland
Berner Symphonieorchester
conductor: Karl-Heinz Steffens
Yvonne Naef (mezzo-soprano)
25 May 2012
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été


Songs on a Summer Night: 
Un Voyage Musical Français 

Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Fernandina Beach, FL, USA
Robert Spano (piano)
Jessica Rivera (soprano)
25 May 2012
7.45pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict The Anvil, Basingstoke, UK
Philharmonia Orchestra
conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
25 May 2012
8.00pm
Un bal (from Symphonie fantastique)

Ballet des Sylphes
Marche hongroise

(from La Damnation de Faust)

arranged for organ for four hands

Invitation à la danse – Festival la Valse
Auditorium-Orchestre national de Lyon, Lyon, France
Marie-Ange Leurent (organ)
Eric Lebrun (organ)
25 May 2012
8.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Teatro Auditorium Manzoni, Bologna, Italy
Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna
conductor: Arturo Tamayo
Monica Bacelli (mezzo-soprano)
26 May 2012
7.30pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict
Symphonie fantastique
Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, UK
Philharmonia Orchestra
conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
26 May 2012
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Albert Hall, Nottingham, UK
Nottingham Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Derek Williams
28 May 2012
11.00am
Cléopâtre

Salzburger Pfingstfestspiele
[Salzburg Whitsun Festival]
Felsenreitschule, Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria
Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
conductor:
Sir John Eliot Gardiner
Vesselina Kasarova (mezzo-soprano)
28 May 2012
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Maison Symphonique de Montréa, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
conductor: Kent Nagano
29 May 2012
7.30pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict
Symphonie fantastique
Colston Hall, Bristol, UK
Philharmonia Orchestra
conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy

April 2012   June 2012

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