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Year 2016 (April) 

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1 April 2016
8.00pm
Béatrice et Bénédict

New staged production
De Munt - La Monnaie, Brussels, Belgium
Symfonieorkest en koor van de Munt
conductor: Samuel Jean
Chorus master: Martino Faggian
director: Richard Brunel
Don Pedro: Frédéric Caton
Claudio: Etienne Dupuis
Bénédict: Sébastien Droy
Léonato: Sébastien Dutrieux
Héro: Sophie Karthäuser
Béatrice: Michèle Losier
Samarone: Lionel Lhote
Ursule: Eve-Maud Hubeaux
1 April 2016
8.15pm
Symphony fantastique Concertgebouw, Main Hall, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest [Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra]
conductor: Daniele Gatti
1 April 2016
8.30pm
Overture Le Roi Lear
La Reine Mab Scherzo (from Roméo et Juliette)

Festival de Pâques 2016
Grand Théâtre de Provence, Aix-en-Provence, France
Orchestre national de Lyon
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
2 April 2016
6.00pm
La mort d’Ophélie (from Tristia, no. 2)


Festival Pâques – Mélodies françaises
Eglise du Saint-Esprit, Paris, France
Maîtrise de Radio France
conductor: Sofi Jeannin
Corine Durous (piano)
2 April 2016
8.00pm
Béatrice et Bénédict

New staged production
De Munt - La Monnaie, Brussels, Belgium
Symfonieorkest en koor van de Munt
conductor: Samuel Jean 
Chorus master: Martino Faggian
director: Richard Brunel
Don Pedro: Frédéric Caton
Claudio: Etienne Dupuis
Bénédict: Julien Dran 
Léonato: Sébastien Dutrieux 
Héro: Anne-Catherine Gillet 
Béatrice: Stéphanie d’Oustrac 
Samarone: Lionel Lhote
Ursule: Eve-Maud Hubeaux
2 April 2016
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Atlanta Symphony Hall, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Thomas Søndergard
3 April 2016
2.15pm
Symphony fantastique Concertgebouw, Main Hall, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest [Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra]
conductor: Daniele Gatti
3 April 2016
3.00pm
Béatrice et Bénédict

New staged production
De Munt - La Monnaie, Brussels, Belgium
Symfonieorkest en koor van de Munt
conductor: Samuel Jean 
Chorus master: Martino Faggian
director: Richard Brunel
Don Pedro: Frédéric Caton
Claudio: Etienne Dupuis
Bénédict: Sébastien Droy 
Léonato: Sébastien Dutrieux 
Héro: Sophie Karthäuser 
Béatrice: Michèle Losier 
Samarone: Lionel Lhote
Ursule: Eve-Maud Hubeaux
3 April 2016
4.30pm
Benvenuto Cellini

In French with Italian and English surtitles
Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Rome, Italy
Orchestra and Chorus of Teatro dell’Opera di Roma
conductor: Roberto Abbado
producer: Terry Gilliam
chorus master: Roberto Gabbiani
set design: Terry Gilliam, Aaron Marsden
Ascanio: Varduhi Abrahamyan
Benvenuto Cellini: John Osborn
Bernardino: Luca Dall’Amico
Fieramosca: Alessandro Luongo
Giacomo Balducci: Nicola Ulivieri
Pope Clemente VII / Cardinal Salviati: Marco Spotti
Pompeo: Andrea Giovannini
Teresa: Mariangela Sicilia
Francesco: Matteo Falcier
Le cabaretier Vladimir Reutov

in co-production with the English National Opera and 
the National Opera and Ballet of Amsterdam
3 April 2016
5.00pm
Romeo y Julieta [Roméo et Juliette]:
– scène d’amour
Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, Spain
Orquestra Simfònica del Gran Teatre del Liceu
conductor: Josep Pons
5 April 2016
7.00pm
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem) Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow, Russia
Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse
Bolshoi Theatre Chorus
conductor: Tugan Sokhiev
chorus master: Valery Borisov
Saimir Pirgu (tenor)
5 April 2016
8.00pm
Béatrice et Bénédict

New staged production
De Munt - La Monnaie, Brussels, Belgium
Symfonieorkest en koor van de Munt
conductor: Samuel Jean 
Chorus master: Martino Faggian
director: Richard Brunel
Don Pedro: Frédéric Caton
Claudio: Etienne Dupuis
Bénédict: Julien Dran 
Léonato: Sébastien Dutrieux 
Héro: Anne-Catherine Gillet 
Béatrice: Stéphanie d’Oustrac 
Samarone: Lionel Lhote
Ursule: Eve-Maud Hubeaux
6 April 2016
8.00pm
Béatrice et Bénédict

New staged production
De Munt - La Monnaie, Brussels, Belgium
Symfonieorkest en koor van de Munt
conductor: Samuel Jean 
Chorus master: Martino Faggian
director: Richard Brunel
Don Pedro: Frédéric Caton
Claudio: Etienne Dupuis
Bénédict: Sébastien Droy 
Léonato: Sébastien Dutrieux 
Héro: Sophie Karthäuser 
Béatrice: Michèle Losier 
Samarone: Lionel Lhote
Ursule: Eve-Maud Hubeaux
7 April 2016
7.00pm
Harold en Italie Koncertná sieň Slovenskej filharmónie, Bratislava, Slovakia
Slovenská filharmónia
conductor: Leoš Svárovský
Jitka Hosprová (viola)
7 April 2016
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette Chicago Symphony Center, Grainger Ballroom, Chicago, USA
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Riccardo Muti
chorus director: Duain Wolfe
Ekaterina Gubanova (mezzo-soprano)
Paul Groves (tenor)
Dmitry Belosselskiy (bass)
7 April 2016
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Philharmonia, Grand Hall, St. Petersburg, Russia
St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Charles Dutoit
8 April 2016
7.00pm
Harold en Italie] Koncertná sieň Slovenskej filharmónie, Bratislava, Slovakia
Slovenská filharmónia
conductor: Leoš Svárovský
Jitka Hosprová (viola)
8 April 2016
7.30pm
Apotheose
(from symphonie funèbre et triomphale)
St. George’s United Church, Courtenay, British Colombia, Canada
North Island Choral Society
conductor: Paul Colthorpe
accompanist: Elvera Penner
8 April 2016
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette Chicago Symphony Center, Grainger Ballroom, Chicago, USA
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Riccardo Muti
chorus director: Duain Wolfe
Ekaterina Gubanova (mezzo-soprano)
Paul Groves (tenor)
Dmitry Belosselskiy (bass)
8 April 2016
8.00pm
Works unspecified

Voices of Shakespeare
Opéra-Théâtre de Metz Métropole, Metz, France
Orchestre national de Lorraine
conductor: Philippe Forget
8 April 2016
8.00pm
Overture Les Francs-Juges

Concert organised by Rotary Club
of Melun in aid of Alzheimer patients
L’Escale de Melun, Melun, France
Orchestre d’harmonie de la Garde républicaine
conductor: François Boulanger
9 April 2016
2.00pm
Apotheose
(from symphonie funèbre et triomphale)
St. George’s United Church, Courtenay, British Colombia, Canada
North Island Choral Society
conductor: Paul Colthorpe
accompanist: Elvera Penner
9 April 2016
3.00pm
Les Nuits d’été

transcription for cellos and soprano
by Lionel Bord
Philharmonie de Paris, Salle de répétition, Pari, Frances
Musicians of the Orchestre de Paris
Lea Sarfati (soprano)
9 April 2016
6.00pm
Overture Le Roi Lear
La Reine Mab Scherzo
(from Roméo et Juliette)
Auditorium, Lyon, France
Orchestre national de Lyon
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
9 April 2016
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge, UK
City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Robert Hodge
9 April 2016
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette Chicago Symphony Center, Grainger Ballroom, Chicago, USA
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Riccardo Muti
chorus director: Duain Wolfe
Ekaterina Gubanova (mezzo-soprano)
Paul Groves (tenor)
Dmitry Belosselskiy (bass)
12 April 2016
8.00pm
Harold en Italie
Symphonie fantastique

[concert dedicated to Napoleon]

Hector Berlioz, Retour aux Invalides
[Hector Berlioz, Return to the Invalides]
Cathédrale Saint-Louis des Invalides, Paris, France
Orchestre symphonique de la Garde républicaine
conductor: Sébastien Billard
Adrien La Marca (viola)
13 April 2016
8.00pm
Le Cinq Mai
La Mort d’Ophélie
Université Paris Descartes, site des Saints-Pères, Amphithéâtre Binet, Paris, France
Chœur OCUP (Orchestre et Chœur des Universités de Paris)
Chœur de femmes
conductor: Guillaume Connesson
Jae-youn Park Geiser (piano)
Sidney Fierro (bass)
14 April 2016
8.15pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini De Doelen, Grote Zaal, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest
conductor: Sir Mark Elder
14 April 2016
8.30pm
Duo-Nocturne (Héro, Ursule)
(from Béatrice et Bénédict
Cité de la musique, salle des concerts, Paris, France
Orchestre de chambre de Paris
conductor: Claire Levacher
Natalie Dessay (soprano)
Stella Grigorian (mezzo-soprano)
15 April 2016
7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique
Lélio, ou retour à la vie
Hitachi Systems Hall Sendai, Sendai City, Japan
Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra
Sendai Philharmonic Chorus
conductor: Pascal Verrot
chorus director: Junichi Satou
Watabe Gyu (narrator)
Gilles Ragon (tenor)
Masumitsu Miyamoto (baritone)
15 April 2016
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette

ballet performance; first Dutch production

surtitles in English and Dutch
Dutch National Opera and Ballet, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Dutch National Ballet
Orchestra Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest
Chorus of Dutch National Opera
choreography: Sasha Waltz
conductor: Kazushi Ono
Alisa Kolosova (alto)
Benjamin Bernheim (tenor)
Paul Gay (base)
15 April 2016
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire

Abu Dhabi Festival
Emirates Palace Auditorium, Abu Dhabi
Orchestre de Paris
conductor: Paavo Järvi
15 April 2016
8.15pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini De Doelen, Grote Zaal, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest
conductor: Sir Mark Elder
16 April 2016
3.00pm
Symphonie fantastique
Lélio, ou retour à la vie
Hitachi Systems Hall Sendai, Sendai City, Japan
Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra
Sendai Philharmonic Chorus
conductor: Pascal Verrot
chorus director: Junichi Satou
Watabe Gyu (narrator)
Gilles Ragon (tenor)
Masumitsu Miyamoto (baritone)
16 April 2016
7.30pm
Béatrice et Bénédict

In French, surtitled in German
Luzerner Theater, Luzern, Switzerland
Chor des Luzerner Theaters
Luzerner Sinfonieorchester
conductor: Boris Schäfer
director: Béatrice Lachaussée
chorus master: Mark Daver
set design: Werner Hutterli
costumes: Nele Ellegiers
lighting: Mariella von Vequel-Westernach
dramaturgy: Dr. Christian Kipper
Jutta Maria Böhnert: Béatrice
Utku Kuzuluk: Bénédict
Eunkyong Lim:Ursule
Carla Maffioletti: Héro
Todd Boyce: Claudio
Flurin Caduff: Don Pedro
Szymon Chojnacki: Somarone
16 April 2016
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette

ballet performance; first Dutch production

surtitles in English and Dutch
Dutch National Opera and Ballet, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Dutch National Ballet
Orchestra Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest
Chorus of Dutch National Opera
choreography: Sasha Waltz
conductor: Kazushi Ono
Alisa Kolosova (alto)
Benjamin Bernheim (tenor)
Paul Gay (base)
16 April 2016
8.00pm
Songe d’une Nuit du Sabbat
(from Symphonie fantastique)
Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Manfred Honeck
16 April 2016
8.00pm

pre-concert lecture at 7.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Cañada College Main Theatre, Redwood City, USA
Redwood Symphony
conductor: Eric Kujawski
16 April 2016
8.00pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini Zuiderstrandtheater, The Hague, Netherlands
Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest
conductor: Sir Mark Elder
16 April 2016
8.15pm
Symphonie fantastique De Doelen, Grote Zaal, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Philharmonie Zuidnederland
conductor: Marc Soustrot
17 April 2016
2.00pm
Symphonie fantastique
Lélio, ou retour à la vie
Suntory Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra
Sendai Philharmonic Chorus
conductor: Pascal Verrot
chorus director: Junichi Satou
Watabe Gyu (narrator)
Gilles Ragon (tenor)
Masumitsu Miyamoto (baritone)
17 April 2016
2.15pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini De Doelen, Grote Zaal, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest
conductor: Sir Mark Elder
17 April 2016
5.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Philharmonie, Salle de musique de chambre, Luxembourg
Orchestre de chambre du Luxembourg
conductor: David Reiland
Giuseppina Bridelli (mezzo-soprano)
20 April 2016
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette

ballet performance; first Dutch production

surtitles in English and Dutch
Dutch National Opera and Ballet, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Dutch National Ballet
Orchestra Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest
Chorus of Dutch National Opera
choreography: Sasha Waltz
conductor: Kazushi Ono
Alisa Kolosova (alto)
Benjamin Bernheim (tenor)
Paul Gay (base)
21 April 2016
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, UK
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Darrell Ang
21 April 2016
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette

ballet performance; first Dutch production

surtitles in English and Dutch
Dutch National Opera and Ballet, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Dutch National Ballet
Orchestra Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest
Chorus of Dutch National Opera
choreography: Sasha Waltz
conductor: Kazushi Ono
Alisa Kolosova (alto)
Benjamin Bernheim (tenor)
Paul Gay (base)
21 April 2016
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été


[concert dedicated to Napoleon]
Cathédrale Saint-Louis des Invalides, Paris, France
Orchestre de la Musique de l’Air
conductor: Claude Kesmaecker
Karine Deshayes (mezzo-soprano)
21 April 2016
8.30pm
Cléopâtre LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura, Theater Hall, Lugano, Switzerland
Orchestra della Svizzera italiana
conductor: Antonello Manacorda
Lisa Larsson (soprano)
22 April 2016
7.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict NHK Hall, Tokyo, Japan
NHK Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
22 April 2016
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, UK
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Darrell Ang
22 April 2016
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Maison symphonique de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
Orchestre Métropolitain
conductor: Christoph Campestrini
23 April 2016
3.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict NHK Hall, Tokyo, Japan
NHK Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
23 April 2016
7.30pm
Roméo et Juliette (Part 1)

Shakespeare 400 – Anniversary Gala Concert
Royal Festival Hall, London, UK
London Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Vladimir Jurowski
23 April 2016
7.30pm

pre-concert talk at 6.00pm with Michael Downes
Trisita Younger Hall, St Andrews, Scotland, UK
St Andrews Chorus
Heisenberg Ensemble
conductor: Michael Downes
24 April 2016
2.00pm
Roméo et Juliette

ballet performance; first Dutch production

surtitles in English and Dutch
Dutch National Opera and Ballet, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Dutch National Ballet
Orchestra Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest
Chorus of Dutch National Opera
choreography: Sasha Waltz
conductor: Kazushi Ono
Alisa Kolosova (alto)
Benjamin Bernheim (tenor)
Paul Gay (base)
25 April 2016
7.30pm)
Marche hongroise
(from La Damnation de Faust)
Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox Spokane, Washington, USA
Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Kevin Hekmatpanah
25 April 2016
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette

ballet performance; first Dutch production

surtitles in English and Dutch
Dutch National Opera and Ballet, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Dutch National Ballet
Orchestra Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest
Chorus of Dutch National Opera
choreography: Sasha Waltz
conductor: Kazushi Ono
Alisa Kolosova (alto)
Benjamin Bernheim (tenor)
Paul Gay (base)
26 April 2016
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Grand-Théâtre, Limoges, France
Orchestre de Limoges et du Limousin
conductor: Robert Tuohy
28 April 2016
7.00pm
Korzár, predohra [Overture Le Corsaire] Koncertná sieň Slovenskej Filharmónie, Bratislava, Slovakia
Slovenská filharmónia
conductor: Charles Olivieri-Munroe
28 April 2016
8.00pm
Symphony fantastique

Arthur Zankel Music Center, Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA
Skidmore College Orchestra
conductor: Anthony Holland

28 April 2016
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette

ballet performance; first Dutch production

surtitles in English and Dutch
Dutch National Opera and Ballet, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Dutch National Ballet
Orchestra Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest
Chorus of Dutch National Opera
choreography: Sasha Waltz
conductor: Kazushi Ono
Alisa Kolosova (alto)
Benjamin Bernheim (tenor)
Paul Gay (base)
29 April 2016
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette La Halle aux Grains, Toulouse, France
Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse
Orfeón Donostiarra
conductor: Tugan Sokhiev
chorus master: José Antonio Sainz Alfaro
Julie Boulianne (mezzo-soprano)
Loïc Félix (tenor)
29 April 2016
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at 7.05pm
Symphonie fantastique Jack Singer Concert Hall, Arts Commons, Calgary, Canada
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Justin Brown
29 April 2016
9.00pm
Sinfonia fantastica [Symphonie fantastique] Teatro Politeama Garibaldi, Palermo, Italy
Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana
conductor: Massimo Quarta
30 April 2016
5.30pm
Sinfonia fantastica [Symphonie fantastique] Teatro Politeama Garibaldi, Palermo, Italy
Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana
conductor: Massimo Quarta
30 April 2016
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at 7.05pm
Symphonie fantastique Jack Singer Concert Hall, Arts Commons, Calgary, Canada
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Justin Brown

March 2016   May 2016

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