Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

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Year 2015 (May) 

The table below lists the performances in chronological order. 

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May

1 May 2015
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Royal Festival Hall, London, UK
London Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Giancarlo Guerrero
1 May 2015
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Jones Hall, Houston, USA
Houston Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Jun Märkl
2 May 2015
8.00pm 

pre-performance lecture (in German): 45 minutes prior to each performance
Roméo et Juliette 

staged production
Deutsche Oper Berlin, Berlin, Germany 
Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin
Opernballett der Deutschen Oper Berlin
Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin
conductor: Donald Runnicles
chorus Master: William Spaulding
stage director and Choreographer: Sasha Waltz
stage design: Pia Maier Schriever, Thomas Schenk, Sasha Waltz
costume design: Bernd Skodzig
Ronnita Miller (mezzo-soprano)
Thomas Blondelle (tenor)
Tobias Kehrer (bass)

A Coproduction with Teatro alla Scala di Milano and Sasha Waltz and Guests 
Premiered on 19th December, 2012 at the Teatro alla Scala di Milano
3 May 2015
2.30pm
Overture Le Corsaire Jones Hall, Houston, USA
Houston Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Jun Märkl
4 May 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)
4 May 2015
8.30pm
Roméo et Juliette (excerpts)
Symphonie fantastique
Le Pin Galant, Mérignac, France
Orchestre Les Siècles
conductor: François-Xavier Roth
6 May 2015
8.30pm
Symphonie fantastique
Les Nuits d’été
Grand théâtre de Provence, Aix-en-Provence, France
Orchestre Les Siècles
conductor: François-Xavier Roth
Anna Caterina Antonacci (soprano)
7 May 2015
11.00am
Symphonie fantastique Hilbert Circle Theatre, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Jun Märkl
7 May 2015
7.30pm
La Damnation de Faust Severance Hall, Cleveland, USA
Cleveland Orchestra
Cleveland Orchestra Chorus
Cleveland Orchestra Children’s Chorus
conductor: Charles Dutoit
Faust: Paul Groves (tenor)
Méphistophélès: Willard White (bass)
Marguerite: Ruxandra Donose (mezzo-soprano)
Brander: Christopher Feigum (baritone)
8 May 2015
7.30pm
Fausts Verdammnis [La Damnation de Faust] Nationaltheater Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
Nationaltheater Mannheim Oper
conductor: Alois Seidlmeier
director: Vasily Barkhatov
chorus master: Anton Tremmel
Dramaturgy: Merle Fahrholz
8 May 2015
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette (orchestral excerpts) Staatstheater Nüernberg, Meistersingerhalle, Germany
Staatsphilharmonie Nürnberg Orchester
conductor: Vasilis Christopoulos
8 May 2015
8.00pm
Fausts Verdammnis [La Damnation de Faust] Deutsche Oper Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin
Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin
Opernballett der Deutschen Oper Berlin
conductor: Jacques Lacombe
chorus master: William Spaulding
choreography: Christian Spuck
Marguerite: Clémentine Margaine
Faust: Yosep Kang
Méphistophélès: Samuel Youn
Brander: Marko Mimica
8 May 2015
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Hilbert Circle Theatre, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Jun Märkl
8 May 2015
8.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Auditorium Niccolò Paganini, Teatro Regio di Parma, Parma, Italy
Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini
conductor: Thomas Rösner
9 May 2015
5.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Hilbert Circle Theatre, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Jun Märkl
9 May 2015
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain
Harold en Italie
Hull City Hall, Hull, UK
Hull Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Andrew Penny
Cathy Marwood (viola)
9 May 2015
7.30pm
Benvenuto Cellini

sung in French

production borrowed from English National Opera

Dutch National Opera and Ballet, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Chorus of Dutch National Opera
conductor: Mark Elder
director: Terry Gilliam
set design: Rae Smith
costumes: Katarina Lindsay
lighting: Paule Constable
cast:
Teresa: Mariangela Sicilia
Ascanio: Michèle Losier
Benvenuto Cellini : John Osborn
Francesco: Nicky Spence
Fieramosca: Laurent Naouri
Pompeo: André Morsch
Pope Clement VII: Orlin Anastassov
Balducci: Maurizio Muraro
An innkeeper: Marcel Beekman
9 May 2015
8.00pm
La Damnation de Faust Severance Hall, Cleveland, USA
Cleveland Orchestra
Cleveland Orchestra Chorus
Cleveland Orchestra Children’s Chorus
conductor: Charles Dutoit
Faust: Paul Groves (tenor)
Méphistophélès: Willard White (bass)
Marguerite: Ruxandra Donose (mezzo-soprano)
Brander: Christopher Feigum (baritone)
10 May 2015
3.00pm
La Damnation de Faust Severance Hall, Cleveland, USA
Cleveland Orchestra
Cleveland Orchestra Chorus
Cleveland Orchestra Children’s Chorus
conductor: Charles Dutoit
Faust: Paul Groves (tenor)
Méphistophélès: Willard White (bass)
Marguerite: Ruxandra Donose (mezzo-soprano)
Brander: Christopher Feigum (baritone)

10 May 2015
6.00pm

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
10 May 2015
7.00pm
Te Deum Stadthalle Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany
Philharmonischer Chor Bayreuth
Tölzer Knabenchor
conductor: Arn Goerke
Matthias Neumann (organ)
Dominik Wortig (tenor)
10 May2015
8.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris, France
Orchestre National de France
conductor: Daniele Gatti
11 May 2015
7.00pm
Les Nuits d’été


70th Birthday Tribute – Ross Pople
South Bank Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, UK
London Festival Orchestra
conductor: Ross Pople
Ruby Hughes (soprano)
12 May 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)
12 May 2015
7.30pm
Benvenuto Cellini

sung in French

production borrowed from English National Opera

Dutch National Opera and Ballet, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Chorus of Dutch National Opera
conductor: Mark Elder
director: Terry Gilliam
set design: Rae Smith
costumes: Katarina Lindsay
lighting: Paule Constable
cast:
Teresa: Mariangela Sicilia
Ascanio: Michèle Losier
Benvenuto Cellini : John Osborn
Francesco: Nicky Spence
Fieramosca: Laurent Naouri
Pompeo: André Morsch
Pope Clement VII: Orlin Anastassov
Balducci: Maurizio Muraro
An innkeeper: Marcel Beekman
13 May 2015
8.00pm
Fausts Verdammnis [La Damnation de Faust] Deutsche Oper Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin
Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin
Opernballett der Deutschen Oper Berlin
conductor: Jacques Lacombe
chorus master: William Spaulding
choreography: Christian Spuck
Marguerite: Clémentine Margaine
Faust: Yosep Kang
Méphistophélès: Samuel Youn
Brander: Marko Mimica
14 May 2015
10.00am
Sinfonia Fantástica [Symphonie fantastique] Sala São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo (Osesp)
conductor: Stéphane Denève
14 May 2015
7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, USA
Nashville Symphony
conductor: Giancarlo Guerrero
14 May 2015
9.00pm
Sinfonia Fantástica [Symphonie fantastique] Sala São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo (Osesp)
conductor: Stéphane Denève
15 May, 2015
10.30am
Symphonie fantastique Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, USA
Nashville Symphony
conductor: Giancarlo Guerrero
15 May 2015
7.30pm
Chasse royale et orage (from Les Troyens)
Cléopâtre
Barbican Hall, London, UK
BBC Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Andrew Davis
Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano)
15 May 2015
7.30pm
Benvenuto Cellini

sung in French

production borrowed from English National Opera

Dutch National Opera and Ballet, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Chorus of Dutch National Opera
conductor: Mark Elder
director: Terry Gilliam
set design: Rae Smith
costumes: Katarina Lindsay
lighting: Paule Constable
cast:
Teresa: Mariangela Sicilia
Ascanio: Michèle Losier
Benvenuto Cellini : John Osborn
Francesco: Nicky Spence
Fieramosca: Laurent Naouri
Pompeo: André Morsch
Pope Clement VII: Orlin Anastassov
Balducci: Maurizio Muraro
An innkeeper: Marcel Beekman
15 May 2015
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Singletary Center for the Arts, Lexington, USA
Lexington Philharmonic
conductor: Scott Terrell
15 May 2015
8.00pm
Fausts Verdammnis [La Damnation de Faust] Deutsche Oper Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin
Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin
Opernballett der Deutschen Oper Berlin
conductor: Jacques Lacombe
chorus master: William Spaulding
choreography: Christian Spuck
Marguerite: Clémentine Margaine
Faust: Yosep Kang
Méphistophélès: Samuel Youn
Brander: Marko Mimica
15 May 2015
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Semperoper, Dresden, Germany
Schwedisches Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester
conductor: Daniel Harding
15 May 2015
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, USA
Nashville Symphony
conductor: Giancarlo Guerrero
15 May 2015
9.00pm
Sinfonia Fantástica [Symphonie fantastique] Sala São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo (Osesp)
conductor: Stéphane Denève
16 May 2015
4.30pm
Sinfonia Fantástica [Symphonie fantastique] Sala São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo (Osesp)
conductor: Stéphane Denève
16 May 2015
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, USA
Nashville Symphony
conductor: Giancarlo Guerrero
17 May 2015
3.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Carnegie Hall: Stern Auditorium, New York City, USA
The Met Orchestra
conductor: James Levine
18 May 2015
7.30pm
Benvenuto Cellini

sung in French

production borrowed from English National Opera

Dutch National Opera and Ballet, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Chorus of Dutch National Opera
conductor: Mark Elder
director: Terry Gilliam
set design: Rae Smith
costumes: Katarina Lindsay
lighting: Paule Constable
cast:
Teresa: Mariangela Sicilia
Ascanio: Michèle Losier
Benvenuto Cellini : John Osborn
Francesco: Nicky Spence
Fieramosca: Laurent Naouri
Pompeo: André Morsch
Pope Clement VII: Orlin Anastassov
Balducci: Maurizio Muraro
An innkeeper: Marcel Beekman 
18 May 2015
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Stadthalle, Reutlingen, Germany
Württembergischen Philharmonie Reutlingen (WPR)
conductor: Manuel López Gómez 
19 May 2015
10.30am
Symphonie fantastique 


[a concert for school children]

Georgensaal, Freien Georgenschule, Reutlingen, Germany
Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen (WPR)
conductor: Manuel López-Gómez
moderation: Klasse der Gustav-Mesmer-Realschule Münsingen
21 May 2015
8.00pm
Harold en Italie Auditorio Miguel Delibes, Sala Sinfónica, Valladolid, Spain
Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León
conductor: Juanjo Mena
Roberto Diaz (viola) 
21 May 2015
8.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Salle Poirel, Nancy, France
Orchestre symphonique et lyrique de Nancy
conductor: Roberto Rizzi Brignoli
Anaïk Morel (mezzo-soprano)
22 May 2015
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
conductor: Peter Oundjian
22 May 2015
8.00pm
Harold en Italie Auditorio Miguel Delibes, Sala Sinfónica, Valladolid, Spain
Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León
conductor: Juanjo Mena
Roberto Diaz (viola)
22 May 2015
8.00pm

Introduction at 6.45pm
Harold en Italie Herkulessaal der Residenz, Munich, Germany
Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner
Antoine Tamestit (viola)
22 May 2015
8.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Salle Poirel, Nancy, France
Orchestre symphonique et lyrique de Nancy
conductor: Roberto Rizzi Brignoli
Anaïk Morel (mezzo-soprano)
23 May 2015
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
conductor: Peter Oundjian
24 May 2015
7.30pm
Fausts Verdammnis [La Damnation de Faust] Nationaltheater Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
Nationaltheater Mannheim Oper
conductor: Alois Seidlmeier
director: Vasily Barkhatov
chorus master: Anton Tremmel
Dramaturgy: Merle Fahrholz
25 May 2015
1.30pm
Benvenuto Cellini

sung in French

production borrowed from English National Opera

Dutch National Opera and Ballet, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Chorus of Dutch National Opera
conductor: Mark Elder
director: Terry Gilliam
set design: Rae Smith
costumes: Katarina Lindsay
lighting: Paule Constable
cast:
Teresa: Mariangela Sicilia
Ascanio: Michèle Losier
Benvenuto Cellini : John Osborn
Francesco: Nicky Spence
Fieramosca: Laurent Naouri
Pompeo: André Morsch
Pope Clement VII: Orlin Anastassov
Balducci: Maurizio Muraro
An innkeeper: Marcel Beekman
27 May 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)
27 May 2015
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Canada
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Sir Andrew Davis 
28 May 2015
12.30pm
Tristia
Symphonie fantastique
MCO studio, Hilversum, Netherlands
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
Netherlands Radio Chorus
conductor: James Gaffigan
28 May 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) 
28 May 2015
8.00pm
Overture Les Francs-juges Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago, USA
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Ludovic Morlot
28 May 2015
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Canada
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Sir Andrew Davis
28 May 2015 Benvenuto Cellini

sung in French

production borrowed from English National Opera

Dutch National Opera and Ballet, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Chorus of Dutch National Opera
conductor: Mark Elder
director: Terry Gilliam
set designs: Rae Smith
costumes: Katarina Lindsay
lighting: Paule Constable
cast:
Teresa: Mariangela Sicilia
Ascanio: Michèle Losier
Benvenuto Cellini : John Osborn
Francesco: Nicky Spence
Fieramosca: Laurent Naouri
Pompeo: André Morsch
Pope Clement VII: Orlin Anastassov
Balducci: Maurizio Muraro
An innkeeper: Marcel Beekman
29 May 2015
7.30pm
La Damnation de Faust Warsaw Philharmonic Concert Hall, Warsaw, Poland
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
Warsaw Philharmonic Choir
conductor: Jacek Kaspszyk
chorus director: Henryk Wojnarowski
Lilli Paasikivi, Marguerite
Michael Spyres, Faust
Lionel Lhote, Brander
Adam Palka, Méphistophélès
29 May 2015
8.00pm
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem)




2015 May Festival
Music Hall, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
conductor: James Conlon
May Festival Chorus (director: Robert Porco)
Vocal Arts Ensemble (director: Craig Hella Johnson)
Barry Banks (tenor)
29 May 2015
8.00pm
Béatrice et Bénédict


The Shakespeare Opera Theatre Production

Simultaneous production of Shakespeare’s Much Ado about Nothing and Berlioz’s Béatrice et Bénédict
Hylton Center for the Performing Arts, George Mason University Campus, Manassas, USA
The Shakespeare Opera Theatre
director: Dr. Lori Lind
Joseph Walsh (piano)
with guitar and flute accompaniments for minor characters
Singers and actors from the Washington region, including
Samual K eeler (Bénédict)
Caroline Gordon (Béatrice)
A.J. Calbert (Don Pedro)
Elena Lombardi (Ursula),
David Tuttle (Claudio)
Brianna Williamson (Hero)
Willem Krumich (Leonato)
Gregory Stuart (Simarone) 
29 May 2015
8.15pm
Tristia
Symphonie fantastique
TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht, Netherlands
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
Netherlands Radio Chorus
conductor: James Gaffigan
30 May 2015
6.00pm
La Damnation de Faust Warsaw Philharmonic Concert Hall, Warsaw, Poland
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
Warsaw Philharmonic Choir
conductor: Jacek Kaspszyk
chorus director: Henryk Wojnarowski
Lilli Paasikivi, Marguerite
Michael Spyres, Faust
Lionel Lhote, Brander
Adam Palka, Méphistophélès
30 May 2015
8.00pm
Overture Les Francs-juges Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago, USA
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Ludovic Morlot
31 May 2015
11.00am
Symphony fantastique Concertgebouw, Main Hall Amsterdam, Netherlands
Radio Filharmonisch Orkest
conductor: James Gaffigan
31 May 2015
1.30pm
Benvenuto Cellini

sung in French

production borrowed from English National Opera

Dutch National Opera and Ballet, Amsterdam, Netherlands
De Nederlandse Opera
conductor: Mark Elder
director: Terry Gilliam
set designs: Rae Smith
costumes: Katarina Lindsay
lighting: Paule Constable
cast:
Teresa: Mariangela Sicilia
Ascanio: Michèle Losier
Benvenuto Cellini : John Osborn
Francesco: Nicky Spence
Fieramosca: Laurent Naouri
Pompeo: André Morsch
Pope Clement VII: Orlin Anastassov
Balducci: Maurizio Muraro
An innkeeper: Marcel Beekman
31 May 2015
8.00pm
Béatrice et Bénédict


The Shakespeare Opera Theatre Production

Simultaneous production of Shakespeare’s Much Ado about Nothing and Berlioz’s Béatrice et Bénédict
Hylton Center for the Performing Arts, George Mason University Campus, Manassas, USA
The Shakespeare Opera Theatre
director: Dr. Lori Lind
Joseph Walsh (piano)
with guitar and flute accompaniments for minor characters
Singers and actors from the Washington region, including
Samual K eeler (Bénédict)
Caroline Gordon (Béatrice)
A.J. Calbert (Don Pedro)
Elena Lombardi (Ursula),
David Tuttle (Claudio)
Brianna Williamson (Hero)
Willem Krumich (Leonato)
Gregory Stuart (Simarone) 

  April 2015 

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