Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

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Year 2013 (November) 

The table below lists the performances in chronological order. 

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November

1 November 2013
11.00am 

pre-concert talk by Thomas Neenan at 9.45
Symphonie fantastique Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Los Angeles Philharmonic
conductor: Itzhak Perlman
1 November 2013
1.00pm
Overture Le Carnavar romain 

Lunchtime Wind Ensemble Concert
Regent Hall (The Salvation Army), London, UK
Hawksmoor Wind Ensemble
conductor: Stephen Maw
1 November 2013
7.30pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini
Cléopâtre
Harold en Italie

Berlioz Fortnight at the Barbican
Barbican Centre, London, UK
London Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Valery Gergiev 
Antoine Tamestit(viola)
Karen Cargill (mezzo-soprano)
2 November 2013
4.00pm
La Mort d’Ophélie Staatsoper-Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater, Berlin, Germany
Daniel Barenboim (piano)
Anna Prohaska (soprano)
2 November 2013
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Peace Center Concert Hall, Greenville, South Carolina, USA
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Edvard Tchivzhel
3 November 2013
2.30pm
Symphonie fantastique The Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne, Australia
Melbourne Youth Orchestra 
conductor: Richard Gill
3 November 2013
3.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Peace Center Concert Hall, Greenville, South Carolina, USA
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Edvard Tchivzhel
3 November 2013
7.00pm
La Damnation de Faust  






Berlioz Fortnight at the Barbican
Barbican Centre, London, UK
London Symphony Orchestra
London Symphony Chorus
conductor: Valery Gergiev 
Olga Borodina (Marguérite)
Mirco Palazzi (Mephistophèles)
Michael Spyres (Faust)
Florian Boesch (Brander
3 November 2013 “Autour des Nuits d’été”
Concert in homage to Jean-Luc Idray

Part I  

Berlioz: Sur les lagunes (Lamento) 
Bizet: Absence
Berlioz: Absence
Berlioz:Un Bal (from Symphonie fantastique)
Berlioz: Le Spectre de la rose
Ravel: Adagio assai from the concerto in G for piano and orchestra
Gounod: Ma belle amie est morte

Part II

Fauré: Chanson du pêcheur (Lamento)
Berlioz: Au cimetière
Duparc: Lamento
Berlioz: Overture Le Carnaval romain 
Gounod: Où voulez-vous aller ?
Berlioz: L’Île inconnue
Gounod: La Chanson du pêcheur
Musée Hector Berlioz, La Côte-Saint-André, France 
Françoise Masset, soprano
Laurence Garcin, piano
Ensemble Carpe Diem (conductor: Jean-Pierre Arnaud)
3 November 2013 Symphonie fantastique Staatstheater Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany
Staatsorchester Darmstadt
conductor: Martin Lukas
6 November 2013
7.30pm
Roméo et Juliette 





Berlioz Fortnight at the Barbican
Barbican Centre, London, UK
London Symphony Orchestra
London Symphony Chorus
conductor: Valery Gergiev 
Olga Borodina (mezzo-soprano)
Kenneth Tarver (tenor)
Evgeny Nikitin (bass-baritone)
7 November 2013
7.00pm
La Damnation de Faust






Berlioz Fortnight at the Barbican
Barbican Centre, London, UK
London Symphony Orchestra
London Symphony Chorus
conductor: Valery Gergiev 
Olga Borodina (Marguérite)
Mirco Palazzi (Mephistophèles)
Michael Spyres (Faust)
Florian Boesch (Brander
7 November 2013
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Torino Auditorium RAI “Arturo Toscanini”, Turin, Italy
Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI
conductor: Omer Meir Wellber
7 November 2013
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

Fireworks & Fantasy
Founders Theatre, Hamilton, Waikato New Zealand
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
conductor Julian Kuerti
7 November 2013
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain 

Postcards from Italy - A Musical Travelogue
Jack Singer Concert Hall, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Alastair Willis 
7 November 2013
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Theater am Marientor, Duisburg, Germany 
Duisburg Philharmoniker 
conductor: Giordano Bellincampi
8 November 2013
7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Fireworks & Fantasy
Town Hall, Auckland, New Zealand
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
conductor Julian Kuerti
8 November 2013
7.30pm
Waverley Overture
Les Nuits d’été
Symphonie fantastique
Janacek Opera House, Theater Hall, Brno, Czech Republic
London Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Valery Gergiev 
Karen Cargill (mezzo-soprano)
8 November 2013
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Torino Auditorium RAI “Arturo Toscanini”, Turin, Italy
Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI
conductor: Omer Meir Wellber
8 November 2013
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Sala Felipe Villanueva, Toluca, Mexico
Orquesta Sinfónica del Estado de México
conductor: Alondra de la Parra
9 November 2013
7.30pm
Overture Waverley
Les Nuits d’été
Symphonie fantastique
Festspielhaus St. Pölten, Großer Saal, St Pölten, Austria
London Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Valery Gergiev
Karen Cargill (mezzo-soprano)
9 November 2013
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

Fireworks & Fantasy
Michael Fowler Centre (MFC), Wellington, New Zealand
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
conductor Julian Kuerti
10 November 2013
12.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Centro Cultural Mexiquense Bicentenario, Texcoco, Mexico 
Orquesta Sinfónica del Estado de México
conductor: Alondra de la Parra
10 November 2013
3.00pm
Rêverie et Caprice Music Institute, Nichols Concert Hall, Evanston, USA
Chicago Philharmonic
conductor: Joel Smirnoff
David Perry (violin)
10 November 2013
4.00pm
Roméo et Juliette (excerpts) Musikverein, Großer Saal, Vienna, Austria
Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich
conductor: Hugh Wolff
10 November 2013
5.00pm
Waverley Overture 
Cléopâtre 
Symphonie fantastique
Philharmonie Essen, Alfried Krupp Saal, Essen, Germany
London Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Valery Gergiev
Karen Cargill (mezzo-soprano)
11 November 2013
7.30pm
Roméo et Juliette 

(excerpts; arrangement: Hugh Wolff)
Festspielhaus St. Pölten, Großer Saal, St Pölten, Austria
Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich
conductor: Hugh Wolff
12 November 2013
6.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

Fireworks & Fantasy
Town Hall, Dunedin, New Zealand
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
conductor Julian Kuerti
12 November 2013
7.30pm
Roméo et Juliette (excerpts) Musikverein, Großer Saal, Vienna, Austria
Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich
conductor: Hugh Wolff
12 November 2013
7.30pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini
Cléopâtre
Harold en Italie

Berlioz Fortnight at the Barbican
Barbican Centre, London, UK
London Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Valery Gergiev 
Antoine Tamestit(viola)
Karen Cargill (mezzo-soprano)
13 November 2013
7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Fireworks & Fantasy
CBS Arena, Christchurch, New Zealand
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
conductor Julian Kuerti
13 November 2013
7.00pm
Les Nuits d’été  Alten Oper Frankfurt, Großen Saal, Frankfurt, Germany
HR-Sinfonieorchester
conductor: Lionel Bringuier
Véronique Gens (soprano)
13 November 2013
7.30pm
Roméo et Juliette 





Berlioz Fortnight at the Barbican
Barbican Centre, London, UK
London Symphony Orchestra
London Symphony Chorus
conductor: Valery Gergiev 
Olga Borodina (mezzo-soprano)
Kenneth Tarver (tenor)
Evgeny Nikitin (bass-baritone)
13 November 2013
8.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Auditorium di Milano Fondazione Cariplo, Milan, Italy
Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi
conductor: Zhang Xian
14 November 2013
7.30pm
Waverley Overture
Les Nuits d’été
Symphonie fantastique

Berlioz Fortnight at the Barbican
Barbican Centre, London, UK
London Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Valery Gergiev 
Karen Cargill (mezzo-soprano)
14 November 2013
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Alten Oper Frankfurt, Großen Saal, Frankfurt, Germany
HR-Sinfonieorchester
conductor: Lionel Bringuier
Véronique Gens (soprano)
14 November 2013
8.00pm 
preview of the performance with music director Danail Rachev at 7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Hult Center for the Performing Arts, Silva Concert Hall, Eugene, USA
Eugene Symphony
conductor: Danail Rachev
14 November 2013
8.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Auditorium di Milano Fondazione Cariplo, Milan, Italy
Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi
conductor: Zhang Xian
15 November 2013
11.00am
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict  

Coffee Concert
Alys Stephens Center, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Alabama Symphony
conductor: Cristian Macelaru
15 November 2013
8.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict Alys Stephens Center, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Alabama Symphony
conductor: Cristian Macelaru
15 November 2013
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Alten Oper Frankfurt, Großen Saal, Frankfurt, Germany
HR-Sinfonieorchester
conductor: Lionel Bringuier
Véronique Gens (soprano)
16 November 2013
7.30pm
Roméo et Juliette (orchestral excerpts) Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, Oregon, USA
Oregon Symphony
conductor: Justin Brown
16 November 2013
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Musikverein, Großer Saal, Vienna, Austria, USA
Grazer Philharmonisches Orchester
conductor: Dirk Kaftan
Dshamilja Kaiser (mezzo-soprano)
16 November 2013
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Festspielhaus Bregenz, Großer Saal, Bregenz, Austria
Symphonieorchester Vorarlberg
conductor: David Wroe
16 November 2013
8.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict Alys Stephens Center, Birmingham, Alabama
Alabama Symphony
conductor: Cristian Macelaru
16 November 2013
8.00pm 

Read also a review of this concert by Christian Wasselin.
Waverley Ouverture
La Mort de Cléopâtre
Symphonie fantastique
Salle Pleyel, Paris, France
London Symphony Orchestra
conductor : Valery Gergiev
Karen Cargill (mezzo-soprano)
16 November 2013
8.00pm
L’Enfance du Christ First United Methodist Church, Santa Barbara, California, USA
Santa Barbara Master Chorale
accompanied by an orchestra of professional musicians 
from Santa Barbara and the Greater Los Angeles
conductor: Steven R. Hodson
(soloists were not announced)
16 November 2013
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Concert Hall, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Hawaii Symphony Orchestra
conductor: JoAnn Falletta
17 November 2013
3.00pm
L’Enfance du Christ First United Methodist Church, Santa Barbara, California, USA
Santa Barbara Master Chorale
accompanied by an orchestra of professional musicians 
from Santa Barbara and the Greater Los Angeles
conductor: Steven R. Hodson
(soloists were not announced)
17 November 2013
4.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Concert Hall, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Hawaii Symphony Orchestra
conductor: JoAnn Falletta
17 November 2013
4.00pm 

Read also reviews of this concert by Christian Wasselin and Pierre-René Serna.
Roméo et Juliette Salle Pleyel, Paris, France
London Symphony Orchestra
London Symphony Chorus
Guildhall Singers
conductor : Valery Gergiev
Olga Borodina (mezzo-soprano)
Kenneth Tarver (tenor)
Evgeny Nikitin (bass-baritone)
17 November 2013
4.00pm
Les Nuits d’été (4 mélodies)

Grand récital de chant
Chapelle des Rédemptoristes, Châteauroux, Indre, France
Michèle Command (soprano)
Irina Kataeva (piano)
17 November 2013
5.00pm
Le Freyschütz

(French version)

Weber, with recitatives by Berlioz
Opéra Nice Côte d’Azur, Nice, France
Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice
Chœur de l’Opéra de Nice
conductor: Philippe Auguin
stage design and lighting: Guy Montavon
decors: Peter Sykora
costumes: Pierre Albert
cast:
Ottokar: Lionel Lhote
Kouno: Stephen Bronk
Agathe: Claudia Sorokina
Annette: Hélène Le Corre
Gaspard: Franck Ferrari
Max: Bernhard Berchtold
Un ermite: Thomas Dear
Kilian: Richard Rittelmann
17 November 2013
6.00pm

pre-concert introduction at 5.15 in the Foyer

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: Maria Riccarda Wesseling
Faust: Matthias Klink
Méphistophélès: Simon Bailey
Brander: Mark Munkittrick
17 November 2013
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Festspielhaus Bregenz, Großer Saal, Bregenz, Austria
Symphonieorchester Vorarlberg
conductor: David Wroe
18 November 2013
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette (orchestral excerpts) Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, Oregon USA
Oregon Symphony
conductor: Justin Brown
19 November 2013
8.00pm

Read also a review of this performance by Christian Wasselin.

Le Freyschütz

(French version)

Weber, with recitatives by Berlioz
Opéra Nice Côte d’Azur, Nice, France
Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice
Chœur de l’Opéra de Nice
conductor: Philippe Auguin
stage design and lighting: Guy Montavon
decors: Peter Sykora
costumes: Pierre Albert
cast:
Ottokar: Lionel Lhote
Kouno: Stephen Bronk
Agathe: Claudia Sorokina
Annette: Hélène Le Corre
Gaspard: Franck Ferrari
Max: Bernhard Berchtold
Un ermite: Thomas Dear
Kilian: Richard Rittelmann
19 November 2013
8.30pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict
Herminie
Teatro Comunale di Sassari, Sassari, Italy
Orchestra dell´Ente Concerti “Marialisa de Carolis”
conductor: Benjamin Bayl
Majella Cullagh (soprano)
20 November 2013
7.00pm

pre-concert introduction at 6.15 in the Foyer

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: Maria Riccarda Wesseling
Faust: Matthias Klink
Méphistophélès: Simon Bailey
Brander: Mark Munkittrick
20 November 2013
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Maison symphonique de Montréal, Monreal, Canada
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
conductor: Jacques Lacombe
20 November 2013
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra
conductor: Carl Topilow
21 November 2013
7.45pm

pre-concert talk by Bernd caftan
at 6.45pm
La Damnation de Faust  
(orchestral excerpts)


An evening of music and lecture on Goethe’s Faust

The programme also includes music by Beethoven, Liszt and Wagner
Stadthalle, Göttingen, Germany 
Göttinger Symphonie Orchester
conductor: Jürgen Bruns
21 November 2013
8.00pm
Le Freyschütz

(French version)

Weber, with recitatives by Berlioz
Opéra Nice Côte d’Azur, Nice, France
Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice
Chœur de l’Opéra de Nice
conductor: Philippe Auguin
stage design and lighting: Guy Montavon
decors: Peter Sykora
costumes: Pierre Albert
cast:
Ottokar: Lionel Lhote
Kouno: Stephen Bronk
Agathe: Claudia Sorokina
Annette: Hélène Le Corre
Gaspard: Franck Ferrari
Max: Bernhard Berchtold
Un ermite: Thomas Dear
Kilian: Richard Rittelmann
22 November 2013
7.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict Tampere Hall, Tampere, Finland
Tampere Filharmonia
conductor: Benjamin Shwartz
22 November 2013
7.30pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini Koncertna dvorana Vatroslava Lisinskog, Zagreb, Croatia
Zagrebačka filharmonija
conductor: Pascal Rophé
23 November 2013
7.00pm

pre-concert introduction at 6.15 in the Foyer

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: Maria Riccarda Wesseling
Faust: Matthias Klink
Méphistophélès: Simon Bailey
Brander: Mark Munkittrick
23 November 2013
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romin Town Hall, Leeds, UK
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Juanjo Mena
23 November 2013
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Maison symphonique de Montréal, Monreal, Canada
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
conductor: Jacques Lacombe
23 November 2013
8.00pm
Le Freyschütz

(French version)

Weber, with recitatives by Berlioz
Opéra Nice Côte d’Azur, Nice, France
Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice
Chœur de l’Opéra de Nice
conductor: Philippe Auguin
stage design and lighting: Guy Montavon
decors: Peter Sykora
costumes: Pierre Albert
cast:
Ottokar: Lionel Lhote
Kouno: Stephen Bronk
Agathe: Claudia Sorokina
Annette: Hélène Le Corre
Gaspard: Franck Ferrari
Max: Bernhard Berchtold
Un ermite: Thomas Dear
Kilian: Richard Rittelmann
26 November 2013
7.00pm 
Symphonie fantastique Tokyo Opera City Concert Hall, Tokyo, Japan 
Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra 
conductor: Kazuhiro Koizumi
26 November 2013
7.00pm

pre-concert introduction at 6.15 in the Foyer

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: Maria Riccarda Wesseling
Faust: Matthias Klink
Méphistophélès: Simon Bailey
Brander: Mark Munkittrick
26 November 2013
8.00pm 
Overture Le Carnaval romain Konzerhaus, Großer Saal, Dortmund, Germany
Sinfonieorchester Orchesterzentrum NRW
conductor: Karen Kamensek
29 November 2013
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Perth Concert Hall, Perth, Australia
West Australian Symphony Orchestra (WASO)
conductor: Paul Daniel
30 November 2013
7.00pm
Harold en Italie The Wathen Hall, St Paul's School, Barnes, London, UK
Richmond Orchestra
conductor: Philip Hesketh
David Hesketh (viola)
30 November 2013
7.00pm

pre-concert introduction at 6.15 in the Foyer

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: Maria Riccarda Wesseling
Faust: Matthias Klink
Méphistophélès: Simon Bailey
Brander: Mark Munkittrick
30 November 2013
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romin Mote Hall, Maidstone, UK
Maidstone Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Brian Wright
30 November 2013
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Perth Concert Hall, Perth, Australia
West Australian Symphony Orchestra (WASO)
conductor: Paul Daniel, Australia
30 November 2013
8.00pm
L’Enfance du Christ Eglise Sainte-Madeleine, Strasbourg, France
Orchestre symphonique des Jeunes de Strasbourg
Ensemble Vocal Universitaire de Strasbourg (chorus master: Rémi Studer)
conductor: Sylvain Marchal
Marie: Mélanie Moussay (soprano)
Centurion / Récitant: Paul Gaugler (tenor)
Joseph / Polydorus: Jocelyn Desmares (baritone)
Hérode / père de famille: Philippe Kahn (bass)
30 November 2013
8.00pm
Orphée et Eurydice

Glück; Berlioz version of 1859
with two excerpts from the original Glück version of  Paris 1774

sung in French
Opéra, Marseille, France
Orchestre et Chœur de l’Opéra de Marseille
Ballet National de Marseille (ballet master: Sophie Faudot Abel)
conductor: Kenneth Montgomery
Stage design and choreography: Frédéric Flamand
Orphée: Varduhi Abrahamyan
Eurydice: Ingrid Perruche
Amore: Maïlys de Villoutreys

2012 production of the Opéra-Théâtre de Saint-Étienne / Ballet National de Marseille
presented by the Ballet National de Marseille / Opéra de Marseille

October 2013   December 2013

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