Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

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Year 2014 (August) 

The table below lists the performances in chronological order. 

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August

1 August 2014
8.00pm
La Damnation de Faust








75 Quincena Musical
Auditorio Kursaal, Saint- Sebastien, Spain
Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse
Orfeón Donostiarra
Orfeoi Txiki
conductor: Tugan Sokhiev
chorus director: J.A. Sainz Alfaro
Julie Boulianne (Margarita, mezzo-soprano)
Bryan Hymel (Fausto, tenor)
Paul Gay (Mefistófeles, baritone)
René Schirrer (Brander, bass)
2 August 2014
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

75 Quincena Musical
Auditorio Kursaal, Saint- Sebastien, Spain
Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse
conductor: Tugan Sokhiev
2 August 2014
8.30pm
Un Bal (from Symphonie fantastique)

transcribed for this performance

Festival de Musique en Albret
Église Notre Dame, Francescas, Sortir, France
Trio Chausson:
Philippe Talec (violin )
Antoine Landowski (cello)e
Boris De Larochelambert, piano
7 August 2014 
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Concertgebouw, Grote Zaal, Amsterdam, Netherlands
JeugdOrkest Nederland
Conductor: Jurjen Hempel
9 August 2014
7.30pm
Overture Le Corsaire

BBC Proms 2014
Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
The Hallé
conductor: Sir Mark Elder
11 August 2014
8.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict
Les Nuits d’été
Symphonie fantastique



Tanglewood Festival
All-Berlioz Programme
Seiji Ozawa Hall, Lenox, MA, USA
Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra
conductor: Stéphane Denève
soloists:
Sara LeMesh (mezzo-soprano
Reilly Nelson (mezzo-soprano)
Jason Weisinger (tenor)
Conor McDonald (baritone)
15 August 2014
8.00pm

pre-concert lecture: “The Drama of Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique,” by Peter Bloom at 6:45 in the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse
Symphonie fantastique Avery Fisher Hall, Loncoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York, USA
Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra
conductor: Louis Langrée
19 August 2014
6.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

BBC Proms 2014
Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Sir Andrew Davis
21 August 2014
5.00pm

Read also a review of this concert by Christian Wasselin (in French)
Festival de l’Industrie 1844 – Le Concert Monstre

Spontini: Overture of La Vestale
Gluck: (excerpts from Armide)
Berlioz: Marche au supplice, from Symphonie fantastique
Rossini: Prière de Moïse
Weber: Overture of Der Freischütz
Berlioz: Hymne à la France
Auber: Prière from la Muette
Halévy: Chorus from Charles VI
Méreaux: Chant des travailleurs français
Beethoven: finale of Symphony No. 5
Meyerbeer: Chorus of the Bénédiction des poignards, from the 4th act of Les Huguenots
Mendelssohn: Hymne à Bacchus from Antigone
Berlioz: Oraison funèbre et apothéose, from Symphonie funèbre et triomphale
Bal américain:
   Sarah Savoys Hell-Raising Hayride
   Belisaire, music of the Cajuns of Louisiana

(see also the 1844 Festival de l’Industrie that Berlioz organised and conducted and his related article in Journal des Débats.)

Festival Berlioz 2014 - Grande ouverture festive
Usine pensionnat Girodon, Saint-Siméon de Bressieux, France
Orchestre Symphonique de Mulhouse
Orchestre des Pays de Savoie
Chœur Emelthée
Conductor: Nicolas Chalvin
chorus master: Marie-Laure Teissèdre
With participation of hundreds of amateur choristers from the Rhône-Alpes region
21 August 2014
6.00pm
Le Roi de Thulé, Chanson gothique Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne, Australia
Sally-Anne Russell (mezzo-soprano)
Brett Dean (viola)
Andrea Katz (piano)
22 August 2014
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Concertgebouw, Grote Zaal, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
conductor Sir Andrew Davis
23 August 2014
8.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

Tanglewood Festival
Koussevitzky Music Shed, Lenox, MA, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Charles Dutoit
24 August 2014
11.00am
Sinfonia Fúnebre e Triunfal: Apoteose 
[Symphonie Funèbre et Triomphale: Apothéose]
Sala São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Banda Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo
Banden-Württemberg Youth Wind Ensemble
conductor: Felix Hauswirth
24 August 2014
4.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Schloss Ulrichshusen, Ulrichshusen, Germany
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Sir Andrew Davis
25 August 2014
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Tivoli Concert Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Sir Andrew Davis
26 August 2014
9.00pm
Symphonie fantastique



Festival Berlioz 2014
Château Louis XI, La Côte-Saint-André, France
Orquestra Jovem do Estado [from São Paulo, Brazil] 
conductor: Cláudio Cruz
28 August 2014
5.00pm
Les Troyens 

Sung in French with English supertitles






Edinburgh International Festival 
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, UK 
Mariinsky Opera and Orchestra
conductor: Valery Gergiev
director: Yannis Kokkos
cast includes: 
Enée: Sergei Semishkur 
Cassandre: Ekaterina Gubanova 
Didon: Ekaterina Semenchuk
Chorèbe: Alexei Markov 
Narbal: Yuri Vorobiev 
28 August 2014
9.00pm
Les Nuits d’été


Festival Berlioz 2014
Château Louis XI, La Côte-Saint-André, France
Le Cercle de l’Harmonie
conductor: Jérémie Rhorer
Kate Lindsey (mezzo-soprano)
29 August 2014
5.00pm
Les Troyens 

Sung in French with English supertitles






Edinburgh International Festival 
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, UK 
Mariinsky Opera and Orchestra
conductor: Valery Gergiev
director: Yannis Kokkos
cast includes: 
Enée: Sergei Semishkur 
Cassandre: Mlada Khudolei 
Didon: Yulia Matochkina 
Chorèbe: Vladislav Sulimsky 
Narbal: Yuri Vorobiev 
29 August 2014
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

arranged for wind instruments

Festival de l’été Mosan
Collégiale de Dinant, Dinant, Belgium
Musique Royale des Guides
conductor: Capitaine chef de musique Yves Segers
30 August 2014
5.00pm
Les Troyens 

Sung in French with English supertitles






Edinburgh International Festival 
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, UK 
Mariinsky Opera and Orchestra
conductor: Valery Gergiev
director: Yannis Kokkos
cast includes: 
Enée: Sergei Semishkur
Cassandre:  Ekaterina Gubanova 
Didon: Ekaterina Semenchuk 
Chorèbe: Alexei Markov 
Narbal: Yuri Vorobiev 
30 August 2014
5.00pm
Trois Pièces pour l’harmonium : 
– Hymne pour l’élévation 
– Sérénade agreste à la madone sur le thème des pifferari romains 
– Toccata 

Festival Berlioz 2014
Église Notre Dame des Neiges, Alpe d’Huez, France
Maria Magdalena Kaczor (organ)
30 August 2014
9.00pm
Roméo et Juliette (excerpts)



Festival Berlioz 2014
Château Louis XI, La Côte-Saint-André, France
London Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner
31 August 2014
9.00pm

Read also 2 reviews of this concert by Pierre-René Serna and Christian Wasselin (both in French)
La Damnation de Faust







Festival Berlioz 2014
Château Louis XI, La Côte-Saint-André, France
Jeune Orchestre Européen Hector Berlioz
Orchestre Les Siecles
Solistes de Lyon et Chœur Britten
conductor: François-Xavier Roth
Anna-Caterina Antonacci (Marguerite)
Michaël Spyres (Faust)
Nicolas Courjal (Mephistopheles)
Jean-Marc Salzmann (Brander)

July 2014   September 2014 

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