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Year 2013 (May)

The table below lists the performances in chronological order. 

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1 May 2013
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Canada
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Stéphane Denève
2 May  2013
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, UK
The Hallé
conductor: Cristian Mandeal
2 May 2013
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Canada
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Stéphane Denève
2 May 2013
8.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict Hamer Hall, Melbourne, Australia
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Sir Andrew Davis
3 May 2013
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique 

Fantastique Finale
Ohio Theatre, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Columbus Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Jean-Marie Zeitouni
3 May 2013
8.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Maison de quartier de Venoix, Caen, France
Ahmet Ortatchdah (tenor)
Yifang Luo (piano)
4 May 2013
2.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict Hamer Hall, Melbourne, Australia
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Sir Andrew Davis
4 May  2013
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été All Saints Church, Blackheath, London, UK
Vanburgh Ensemble
conductor: Holly Mathieson
Aurore Lacabe (mezzo-soprano)
4 May 2013
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Fantastique Finale
Ohio Theatre, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Columbus Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Jean-Marie Zeitouni
4 May 2013
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Canada
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Stéphane Denève
5 May 2013
7.30pm
Roméo et Juliette

staged ballet performance
Oldenburgisches Staatstheater, Großes Haus, Oldenburg, Germany
Oldenburgisches Staatstheater Orchestra
conductor: Thomas Dorsch 
choreographed by Guy Weizman and Roni Haver
6 May 2013
9.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Teatro Petruzzelli, Bari, Italy 
Orchestra del Teatro Petruzzelli
conductor: Pascal Rophé
9 May 2013
6.30pm
Le Pêcheur
(ballad from Lélio)


Cocktail Hour
Life Cycle of the Serpent – A Musical Evolution

Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Recital Hall West, Sydney, Australia
performers: members of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music
9 May 2013
9.00pm
Roméo et Juliette

Sung in French with subtitle in Portuguese
Grande Auditório, Lisbon, Portugal
Gulbenkian Orchestra 
Gulbenkian Choir
conductor: Lawrence Foster
Marianne Crebassa (mezzo-soprano)
Carlos Cardoso (tenor)
Daniel Kotlinski (bass-baritone)
10 May 2013
7.30pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict St James’s Church, Piccadilly, London, UK
Corinthian Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Adrian Brown
10 May 2013
8.00pm
Marche Funèbre pour la dernière scène d’Hamlet (Tristia, no.3) Memorial Chapel, Schenectady, NY, USA
Union College Orchestra and Chorale
Conductor: John K. Cox
11 May 2013
6.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Théâtre de l’Ile Saint-Louis Paul Rey, Paris, France 
Ahmet Ortatchdah (tenor)
Yifang Luo (piano)
11 May 2013
7.30pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict St Thomas’ Church, Salisbury, UK
Salisbury Sinfonia
conductor: Tim Murray
11 May 2013
7.30pm
Roméo et Juliette

staged ballet performance
Oldenburgisches Staatstheater, Großes Haus, Oldenburg, Germany
Oldenburgisches Staatstheater Orchestra
conductor: Thomas Dorsch 
choreographed by Guy Weizman and Roni Haver
14 May 2013
7.30pm
Roméo et Juliette

staged ballet performance
Oldenburgisches Staatstheater, Großes Haus, Oldenburg, Germany
Oldenburgisches Staatstheater Orchestra
conductor: Thomas Dorsch 
choreographed by Guy Weizman and Roni Haver
14May 2013
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Victoria Hall, Genève, Switzerland
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
conductor: Neeme Järvi
15 May 2013
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Victoria Hall, Genève, Switzerland
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
conductor: Neeme Järvi
15 May 2013
8.00pm

pre-concert talk concert by Séverine Garnier, in the company of Thierry Fischer on 14 May 2013, at 6.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Auditorium, Bordeaux, France 
Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine
conductor: Thierry Fischer
16 May 2013
7.30pm
Béatrice et Bénédict  Deutsches Nationaltheater und Saatskapelles Weimar, Großes Haus, Weimar, Germany
conductor: Benjamin Shwartz
producer: Gabriele Wiesmüller
costume: Grit Groß
cast:
Don Pedro: Sebastian Campione 
Léonato: Bernd Lange
Héro: Elisabeth Wimmer/ Josepha Grünberg
Béatrice: Ulrika Strömstedt/ Marie Burchard
Bénédict: Eric Fenell/ Peter Posniak
Claudio: Andreas Mattersberger/ Wieland Lemke
Somarone: Andreas Mattersberger/ Andreas Koch
Ursule: Sayaka Shigeshima
16 May 2013
8.00pm

pre-concert talk concert by Séverine Garnier, in the company of Thierry Fischer on: 14 May 2013, at 6.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Auditorium, Bordeaux, France
Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine
conductor: Thierry Fischer
16 May 2013
8.00pm
Harold en Italie Silva Hall, Hult Center, Eugene, Oregon, USA
Eugene Symphony
conductor: Danail Rachev
Holland Phillips (viola)
16 May 2013
8.15pm
Symphonie fantastique Théâtre de Beaulieu, Lausanne, Switzerland
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
conductor: Neeme Järvi
17 May 2013
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Liszt transcription

Festival Wagner 200 : Berlioz/Liszt/Wagner
Salle Philharmonique, Liège, Belgium
Roger Muraro (piano)
18 May 2013
5.00pm
Les Troyens Staatstheater Darmstadt, Großes Haus, Darmstadt, Germany
Staatstheater Darmstadt Opera
conductor: Martin Lukas Meister
stage design: John Dew
choreography: Mei Hong Lin
chorus master: Markus Baisch
costume: José-Manuel Vázquez
cast:
Arturo Martín / Hugh Kash Smith (Enée)
Aki Hashimoto (Ascagne)
Thomas Mehnert (Panthée)
Katrin Gerstenberger (Cassandre)
Oleksandr Prytolyuk (Chorèbe/ Mercure)
Stephan Bootz (Priam)
Anja Vincken (Hécube)
Radoslav Damianov (Helenus)
Wilfried Zelinka (Hector/ Narbal)
Erica Brookhyser (Didon)
Ninon Dann (Anna)
Lasse Penttinen (Iopas / Hylas)
Andressa Miyazato / Ana Sánchez Martínez (Andromache)
Werner Volker Meyer / Tom Schmidt (a Greek chief / a soldier )
Stanislav Kirov (Trojan soldier 1)
Daniel Dropulja (Trojan soldier 2 / High Priest)
18 May 2013
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin, Germany
Berliner Philharmoniker
conductor: Claudio Abbado
19 May 2013
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin, Germany
Berliner Philharmoniker
conductor: Claudio Abbado
21 May 2013
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin, Germany
Berliner Philharmoniker
conductor: Claudio Abbado
22 May 2013
7.30pm
Les Troyens (Act V)



A special gala performance to celebrate the 60th birthday of the LSO’s Principal Conductor Valery Gergiev
Barbican Centre, London, UK
London Symphony Orchestra
London Symphony Chorus
conductor: Valery Gergiev
Didon: Ekaterina Semenchuk 
Aeneas: Sergei Semishkur 
Hylas/Iopas: Jeremy Ovenden
Anna: not announced
24 May 2013
7.00pm 
Symphonie fantastique  Suntory Hall, Tokyo, Japan
NHK Symphony Orchestra 
conductor: Semyon Bychkov
24 May 2013
9.15pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini
Roméo et Juliette
(orchestral excerpts)
Politeama Garibaldi, Palermo, Italy
Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana
conductor: Hubert Soudant
25 May 2013
5.15pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini
Roméo et Juliette
(orchestral excerpts)
Politeama Garibaldi, Palermo, Italy
Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana
conductor: Hubert Soudant
25 May 2013
7.00pm 
Symphonie fantastique  Suntory Hall, Tokyo, Japan
NHK Symphony Orchestra 
conductor: Semyon Bychkov
25 May 2013
7.30pm
Harold en Italie Stockport Town Hall, Stockport, UK
Stockport Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Alpesh Chauhan or Yoon-Jee Kim
Alex Mitchell (viola)
26 May 2013
7.30pm
Roméo et Juliette

staged ballet performance

Oldenburgisches Staatstheater, Großes Haus, Oldenburg, Germany
Oldenburgisches Staatstheater Orchestra
conductor: Thomas Dorsch 
choreographed by Guy Weizman and Roni Haver
26 May 2013 La Damnation de Faust


staged production
Opernhaus, Staatstheater Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
Staatsopernchor Stuttgart
Extrachor der Oper Stuttgart
Staatsorchester Stuttgart
conductor: Kwamé Ryan
producer: Andrea Moses
chorus master: Johannes Knecht
video: Timo Schierhorn
costume: Christian Wiehle
cast:
Marguerite: Anaïk Morel ,
Faust: Jean-Noël Briend
Méphistophélès: Robert Hayward
Brander: Mark Munkittrick
27 May 2013
6.30pm
Overture Le corsaire 
Symphonie fantastique

LSO Open Air Classics Concert
Trafalgar Square, London, UK
London Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Valery Gergiev
27 May 2013
7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Liszt transcription
Iota Club and Cafe, Arlington, USA
Christopher O’Riley (piano)
29 May 2013
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Cité de la musique, Salle des Concerts, Paris, France
Orchestre de chambre de Paris
conductor: Laurence Equilbey
Véronique Gens (soprano)
29 May 2013
8.30pm
L’Enfance du Christ


Dedicated to the memory of Sir Colin Davis who were to conduct this concert.





Festival de Saint-Denis
Basilique-Cathédrale de Saint-Denis, Paris, France
Orchestre National de France
Choeur de Radio France
conductor: James Conlon
François Lis (Hérode)
Stéphanie d’Oustrac (Marie)
Stéphane Degart (Joseph)
Jeremy Ovenden, récitant, un centurion
Nahuel di Pierro, Polydorus, un père de famille

co-production of Radio France and Festival de Saint-Denis
30 May 2013 La Damnation de Faust 


staged production
Opernhaus, Staatstheater Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
Staatsopernchor Stuttgart
Extrachor der Oper Stuttgart
Staatsorchester Stuttgart
conductor: Kwamé Ryan
producer: Andrea Moses
chorus master: Michael Alber
video: Timo Schierhorn
costume: Christian Wiehle
cast:
Marguerite: Anaïk Morel 
Faust: Jean-Noël Briend
Méphistophélès: Robert Hayward
Brander: Mark Munkittrick
31 May 2013
8.30pm
L’Enfance du Christ 




Dedicated to the memory of Sir Colin Davis who were to conduct this concert.



Festival de Saint-Denis
Basilique-Cathédrale de Saint-Denis, Paris, France
Orchestre National de France
Choeur de Radio France
conductor: James Conlon
François Lis (Hérode)
Stéphanie d’Oustrac (Marie)
Stéphane Degart (Joseph)
Jeremy Ovenden, récitant, un centurion
Nahuel di Pierro, Polydorus, un père de famille

co-production of Radio France and Festival de Saint-Denis

April 2013   June 2013

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