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Year 2015 (March)

The table below lists the performances in chronological order. 

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1 March 2015
3.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Theater- und Konzertkasse, Bielefeld, Germany
Bielefelder Philharmoniker
conductor: Alexander Kalajdzic
Melanie Forgeron (mezzo-soprano)
4 March 2015
2.00pm
R & J

Ballet based on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet
set to the music of Berlioz, Roméo et Juliette

Principal dancing roles: 
Juliet, Romeo, Mercutio, Tybald
St Gallen Stadttheater, tudio des Theaters St. Gallen, St Gallen, Switzerland
Tanzkompanie des Theaters St.Gallen
choreography: Beate Vollack
4 March 2015
7.30pm
Roméo et Juliette St Gallen Stadttheater, Grosses Haus, St Gallen, Switzerland
Chor des Theaters St.Gallen
Theaterchor Winterthur
Sinfonieorchester St.Gallen
conductor: Attilio Tomasello
chorus master: Michael Vogel
dramaturgy: Serge Honegger
Alt Kismara Pessatti (contralto)
Derek Taylor (tenor)
Wade Kernot (basse)
5 March 2015
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain
Chasse royale et orage (from Les Troyens)
Cléopâtre
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Andris Nelsons
Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano)
5 March 2015
7.30pm
La mort d’Ophélie Lincoln Center, Alice Tully Hall, New York, NY, USA
Anna Caterina Antonacci (soprano)
Donald Sulzen (piano)
6 March 2015
7.30pm
Fausts Verdammnis [La Damnation de Faust] Theater Lübeck, Großes Haus, Lübeck, Germany
Philharmonisches Orchester der Hansestadt Lübeck
Chor des Theater Lübeck
conductor: Ryusuke Numajiri
director: Anthony Pilavachi
dramaturgy: Dr. Richard Erken
soloists of the Musiktheater Lübeck
6 March 2015
8.00pm
Grande Messes des morts (Requiem) Mariinsky II, St Petersburg, Russia
The Mariinsky Chorus and Orchestra
principal chorus master: Andrei Petrenko
conductor: Andrei Petrenko
Sergei Semishkur (tenor)
6 March 2015
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Grand Hall, Saint-Petersburg, Russia Philharmonia, St. Petersburg, Russia
St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Alexander Dmitriev
7 March 2015
2.00pm
R & J

Ballet based on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet
set to the music of Berlioz, Roméo et Juliette

Principal dancing roles: 
Juliet, Romeo, Mercutio, Tybald
St Gallen Stadttheater, tudio des Theaters St.Gallen, St Gallen, Switzerland
Tanzkompanie des Theaters St.Gallen
choreography: Beate Vollack
7 March 2015
7.30pm
Overture Le Corsaire  Albert Hall, Nottingham, UK
Nottingham Symphony Orchestra 
conductor: Derek Williams
7 March 2015
7.30pm
Overture Roi Lear Town Hall, Kidderminster, Wyre Forest district, Worcestershire, UK
Wyre Forest Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Daniel Watson
8 March 2015
4.00pm
Ballet des ombres
La Menace des Francs
La mort d’Ophélie
Chant des Bretons
 

«découvertes lyriques en famille»
Espace Culturel Roger Hanin, Soustons, France
Chœur de l’Opéra National de Bordeaux
conductor: Salvatore Caputo
Martine Marcuz (piano)
8 March 2015
7.30pm
Roméo et Juliette St Gallen Stadttheater, Grosses Haus, St Gallen, Switzerland
Chor des Theaters St.Gallen
Theaterchor Winterthur
Sinfonieorchester St.Gallen
conductor: Attilio Tomasello
chorus master: Michael Vogel
dramaturgy: Serge Honegger
Alt Kismara Pessatti (contralto)
Derek Taylor (tenor)
Levente Páll (basse)
10 March 2015
10.30am
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict
(and works by Mendelssohn, Otto Nicolai, Weber)

“Energy in music and poetry: Shakespeare and us”
Musica romantica e Shakespeare
Teatro Nuovo Giovanni da Udine, Udine, Italy
FVG Mitteleuropa Orchestra
conductor: Giovanni Pacor
narrators: Maria Sole Mansutti, Giandomenico Cupaiuolo
10 March 2015
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique


The Doctors’ Orchestra plays in aid of Freedom from Torture
Cadogan Hall, London, UK
The Doctors’ Orchestra
conductor: Stephen Brearley
11 March 2015
2.00pm
R & J

Ballet based on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet
set to the music of Berlioz, Roméo et Juliette

Principal dancing roles: 
Juliet, Romeo, Mercutio, Tybald
St Gallen Stadttheater, tudio des Theaters St. Gallen, St Gallen, Switzerland
Tanzkompanie des Theaters St.Gallen
choreography: Beate Vollack
11 March 2015
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette Palais des Beaux-Arts, Salle Henry Le Bœuf, Brussels, Belgium
Orchestre Les Siècles
Chœur Aedes
conductor: François-Xavier Roth
chorus master: Mathieu Romano
Isabelle Druet (mezzo-soprano)
Jean-François Borras (tenor)
Jérôme Varnier (bass)
12 March 2015
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Royal College of Music, Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, London, UK
Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
12 March 2015
7.30pm
Overture Les Francs-juges Avery Fisher Hall, New York, NY, US
New York Philharmonic
conductor: Thomas Adès
12 March 2015 
8.00pm
pre-concert talk at 7.15pm
Roméo et Juliette (orchestral excerpts) Gewandhaus, Großer Saal, Leipzig, Germany
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
conductor: Robin Ticciati
13 March 2015
7.30pm
Overture Les Francs-juges Avery Fisher Hall, New York, NY, US
New York Philharmonic
conductor: Thomas Adès
13 March 2015
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Royal College of Music, Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, London, UK
Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
13 March 2015
7.30pm
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem) University of California, San Diego Mandeville Auditorium, La Jolla, San Diego, USA
La Jolla Symphony and Chorus
San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus
conductor: Steven Schick
John Tiranno (tenor)
13 March 2015
7.30pm
An Evening with Berlioz  

A staged production with ‘Hector Berlioz’ as he recounts his tumultuous life in 19th century Paris. Based on his Mémoires. This event is a multi-media presentation that mixes film, music by Berlioz, Beethoven and Mendelssohn, and a performance by actor Peter James Haworth portraying the composer.
Southminster United Church, Otawa, Canada
chamber ensemble Seventeen Voyces
conductor: Kevin Reeves
Matthew Larkin (organ)
13 March 2015 
8.00pm
pre-concert talk at 7.15pm
Roméo et Juliette (orchestral excerpts) Gewandhaus, Großer Saal, Leipzig, Germany
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
conductor: Robin Ticciati
13 March 2015
8.00pm
Te Deum University of Cincinnati, Corbett Auditorium, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
CCM Philharmonia, Chamber Choir, Chorale and Cincinnati Children’s Choir
conductors: Mark Gibson
Christopher Bozeka (tenor)
Michael Unger (organ)

CCM = University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
14 March 2015
2.00pm
R & J

Ballet based on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet
set to the music of Berlioz, Roméo et Juliette

Principal dancing roles: 
Juliet, Romeo, Mercutio, Tybald
St Gallen Stadttheater, tudio des Theaters St. Gallen, St Gallen, Switzerland
Tanzkompanie des Theaters St.Gallen
Sinfonieorchester St.Gallen
conductor: Attilio Tomasello
producer: Beate Vollack
14 March 2015
7.00pm
La Damnation de Faust Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Great Hall, Moscow, Russia
Russian National Orchestra
Moscow Academy of Choral Art
conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Oksana Volkova (mezzo-soprano)
Pavel Cernoch (tenor)
Andrew Foster-Williams (bass-baritone)
Dmitri Skorikov (bass)
14 March 2015
7.30pm
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem) University of California, San Diego Mandeville Auditorium, La Jolla, San Diego, USA
La Jolla Symphony and Chorus
San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus
conductor: Steven Schick
John Tiranno (tenor)
14 March 2015
7.30pm
An Evening with Berlioz  

A staged production with ‘Hector Berlioz’ as he recounts his tumultuous life in 19th century Paris. Based on his Mémoires. This event is a multi-media presentation that mixes film, music by Berlioz, Beethoven and Mendelssohn, and a performance by actor Peter James Haworth portraying the composer.
Southminster United Church, Otawa, Canada
chamber ensemble Seventeen Voyces
conductor: Kevin Reeves
Matthew Larkin (organ)
14 March 2015
8.00pm
Overture Les Francs-juges Avery Fisher Hall, New York, NY, USA
New York Philharmonic
conductor: Thomas Adès
15 March 2015
11.00am
pre-concert talk at 10.15am
Roméo et Juliette (orchestral excerpts) Gewandhaus, Großer Saal, Leipzig, Germany
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
conductor: Robin Ticciati
15 March 2015
2.00pm
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem) University of California, San Diego Mandeville Auditorium, La Jolla, San Diego, USA
La Jolla Symphony and Chorus
San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus
conductor: Steven Schick
John Tiranno (tenor)
15 March 2015
2.30pm
Roméo et Juliette St Gallen Stadttheater, Grosses Haus, St Gallen, Switzerland
Chor des Theaters St.Gallen
Theaterchor Winterthur
Sinfonieorchester St.Gallen
conductor: Attilio Tomasello
chorus master: Michael Vogel
dramaturgy: Serge Honegger
Alt Kismara Pessatti (contralto)
Derek Taylor (tenor)
Wade Kernot (basse)
16 March 2015
8.30pm
Roméo et Juliette Philharmonie de Paris, Grande salle - Philharmonie 1, Paris, France
Orchestre Les Siècles
Chœur Aedes
conductor: François-Xavier Roth
chorus master: Mathieu Romano
Isabelle Druet (mezzo-soprano)
Jean-François Borras (tenor)
Jérôme Varnier (bass)
18 March 2015
2.00pm
R & J

Ballet based on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet
set to the music of Berlioz, Roméo et Juliette

Principal dancing roles: 
Juliet, Romeo, Mercutio, Tybald
St Gallen Stadttheater, tudio des Theaters St.Gallen, St Gallen, Switzerland
Tanzkompanie des Theaters St.Gallen
choreography: Beate Vollack
18 March 2015
3.00pm
 “Roméo et Juliette”

[a talk on Berlioz’s dramatic symphony]


Cycle de culture musicale - Une semaine, une œuvre
Philharmonie de Paris, Salle des colloques - Philharmonie 2, Paris, France
Presenter: Professor Jean-Pierre Bartoli
19 March 2015
6.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Berwaldhallen, Stockholm, Sweden
Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester [Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra]
conductor: Daniel Harding
20 March 2015
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Berwaldhallen, Stockholm, Sweden
Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester [Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra]
conductor: Daniel Harding
20 March 2015
7.30pm
Fantastische Sinfonie [Symphonie fantastique] Vogtlandhalle, Greiz, Germany
Vogtland Philharmonie
conductor: David Marlow
20 March 2015
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été

Recital: “Sommernächte”
Gemeindezentrum Fulerum, Evangelische Kirchengemeinde Haarzopf, Essen, Germany
Francisca Hahn (mezzo-soprano)
Professor Michael Mills (piano)
20 March 2015
8.00pm.
La Damnation de Faust Hamer Hall, Melbourne, Australia
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Men of the Sydney Philharmonia Choirs
National Boys Choir of Australia
conductor: Sir Andrew Davis
Faust – Andrew Staples (tenor)
Marguerite – Renata Pokupić (mezzo-soprano)
Mephistopheles – Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone)
Brander – Shane Lowrencev (bass)
20 March 2015
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Espace-Expo, Marmande, France
Orchestre des Symphonistes d’Aquitaine
conductor: Philippe Mestres
Julien Veronese (baritone)
20 March 2015
8.00pm
Scène d’amour (from Roméo et Juliette) National Concert Hall, Dublin, Ireland
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Jean-Luc Tingaud
20 March 2015
8.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Philharmonie de Paris, Grande salle - Philharmonie 1, Paris, France
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France
conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
21 March 2015
2.00pm
R & J

Ballet based on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet
set to the music of Berlioz, Roméo et Juliette

Principal dancing roles: 
Juliet, Romeo, Mercutio, Tybald
St Gallen Stadttheater, tudio des Theaters St.Gallen, St Gallen, Switzerland
Tanzkompanie des Theaters St.Gallen
choreography: Beate Vollack
21 March 2015
7.30pm
Fausts Verdammnis [La Damnation de Faust] Theater Lübeck, Großes Haus, Lübeck, Germany
Philharmonisches Orchester der Hansestadt Lübeck
Chor des Theater Lübeck
conductor: Ryusuke Numajiri
director: Anthony Pilavachi
dramaturgy: Dr. Richard Erken
soloists of the Musiktheater Lübeck
21 March 2015
7.30pm
Overture Le Corsaire Mote Hall, Maidstone Leisure Centre, Maidstone, UK
Maidstone Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Brian Wright
21 March 2015
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, Oregon, USA
Oregon Symphony
conductor: Jun Märkl
21 March 2015
8.00pm.
La Damnation de Faust Hamer Hall, Melbourne, Australia
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Men of the Sydney Philharmonia Choirs
National Boys Choir of Australia
conductor: Sir Andrew Davis
Faust – Andrew Staples (tenor)
Marguerite – Renata Pokupić (mezzo-soprano)
Mephistopheles – Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone)
Brander – Shane Lowrencev (bass)
22 March 2015
3.00pm
Les Nuits d’été


Enchanted Nights
Highpoint Church of Aurora, Aurora, Colorado, USA
Aurora Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Norman Gamboa
Clea Huston (mezzo-soprano)
22 March 2015
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, Oregon, USA
Oregon Symphony
conductor: Jun Märkl
24 March.2015
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Kölner Philharmonie, Cologne, Germany
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France
conductor: Myung-whun Chung
25 March 2015
7.30pm
Fantastische Sinfonie [Symphonie fantastique] Neuberinhaus, Reichenbach, Germany
Vogtland Philharmonie
conductor: David Marlow
25 March 2015
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France
conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
26 March 2015
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, USA
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Jaap van Zweden
27 March 2015
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, USA
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Jaap van Zweden
28 March 2015
3.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Berwaldhallen, Stockholm, Seweden
Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester [Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra]
conductor: Daniel Harding
28 March 2015
3.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain First Presbyterian Church, Hackettstown, NJ, USA
Stone Soup Symphony, North-West New Jersey’s Community Orchestra
conductor: Ed Meisner
28 March 2015
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, USA
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Jaap van Zweden
28 March 2015
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain


Springfest: A Festival of Music for Dundee
Caird Hall, Dundee, Scotland, UK
Dundee Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Robert Dick
29 March 2015
2.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, USA
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Jaap van Zweden
29 March 2015
6.00pm
La Damnation de Faust Festspielhaus, Baden-Baden, Germany
Berliner Philharmoniker
Staatsopernchor der oper Stuttgart
conductor: Sir Simon Rattle
Joyce DiDonato (Marguerite)
Charles Castronovo (Faust)
Ludovic Tézier (Méphistophélès)

February 2015   April 2015

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