The Hector Berlioz Website

Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

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Year 2017 (March)

The table below lists the performances in chronological order. 

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2 March 2017
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Stern Auditorium, Perelman Stage, New York, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Andris Nelsons
2 March 2017
4.00pm
Les Troyens Opernhaus, Frankfurt, Germany
Chor and Extrachor of the Oper Frankfurt
Frankfurter Opern-und Museumsorchester
conductor: John Nelson
chorus master: Tilman Michael
director: Eva Maria Höckmayr
stage design: Jens Kilian
cast:
Bryan Register (Énée)
Gordon Bintner (Chorèbe)
Daniel Miroslaw (Panthée)
Alfred Reiter (Narbal)
Martin Mitterrutzner (Iopas)
Elizabeth Reiter (Ascagne)
Tanja Ariane Baumgartner (Cassandre)
Claudia Mahnke (Didon)
Judita Nagyová (Anna)
Michael Porter (Hylas)
2 March 2017
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

La gran gala del Carnaval
Teatro Real de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Orquesta Clásica Santa Cecilia
conductor: Guillermo Figueroa
3 March 2017
5.00pm
Les Troyens Opernhaus, Frankfurt, Germany
Chor and Extrachor of the Oper Frankfurt
Frankfurter Opern-und Museumsorchester
conductor: John Nelson
chorus master: Tilman Michael
director: Eva Maria Höckmayr
stage design: Jens Kilian
cast:
Bryan Register (Énée)
Gordon Bintner (Chorèbe)
Daniel Miroslaw (Panthée)
Alfred Reiter (Narbal)
Martin Mitterrutzner (Iopas)
Elizabeth Reiter (Ascagne)
Tanja Ariane Baumgartner (Cassandre)
Claudia Mahnke (Didon)
Judita Nagyová (Anna)
Michael Porter (Hylas)
3 March 2017
7.30pm

a short introduction at 7.00pm in the upper foyer
Les Nuits d’été

Ein Kreuzweg: La Reine / Die Königin [The Queen] staged performance to music by
Berlioz (Les Nuits d’été) and Wagner (Wesendonck-Lieder), sung in French and German respectively
Nationaltheater Mannheim, Opernhaus, Mannheim, Germany
conductor: Benjamin Reiners
artistic director Jan Dvořák
director: Thomas Bischoff
Angela Denoke (soprano)
3 March 2017
7.30pm
Le Carnaval romain Victoria Hall, Stoke-on-Trent, UK
BBC Philharmonic
conductor: Diego Matheuz
4 March 2017
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique All Saints Church, Hove, UK
Sussex Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Mark Andrew James
4 March 2017
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique La Maison Symphonique de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
Boston Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Andris Nelsons
5 March 2017
3.00pm
Symphony fantastique Ohio Wesleyan University, Gray Chapel, Delaware, USA
Central Ohio Symphony
conductor: Jaime Morales-Matos
5 March 2017
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été

Ein Kreuzweg: La Reine / Die Königin [The Queen] staged performance to music by
Berlioz (Les Nuits d’été) and Wagner (Wesendonck-Lieder), sung in French and German respectively
Nationaltheater Mannheim, Opernhaus, Mannheim, Germany
conductor: Benjamin Reiners
artistic director Jan Dvořák
director: Thomas Bischoff
Angela Denoke (soprano)
7 March 2017
7.30pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini Royal Festival Hall, London, UK
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Charles Dutoit
7 March 2017
8.30pm
Sinfonia Fantastica [Symphonie fantastique] Teatro Massimo, Palermo, Italy
Orchestra Sinfonica del Teatro Massimo
conductor: Gabriele Ferro
9 March 2017
5.00pm
Les Troyens Opernhaus, Frankfurt, Germany
Chor and Extrachor of the Oper Frankfurt
Frankfurter Opern-und Museumsorchester
conductor: John Nelson
chorus master: Tilman Michael
director: Eva Maria Höckmayr
stage design: Jens Kilian
cast:
Bryan Register (Énée)
Gordon Bintner (Chorèbe)
Daniel Miroslaw (Panthée)
Alfred Reiter (Narbal)
Martin Mitterrutzner (Iopas)
Elizabeth Reiter (Ascagne)
Tanja Ariane Baumgartner (Cassandre)
Claudia Mahnke (Didon)
Judita Nagyová (Anna)
Michael Porter (Hylas)
9 March 2017
7.00pm
La Damnation de Faust Národní divadlo, Prague, Czech Republic
Orchestr Národního divadla
Sbor Národního divadla
Sbor Státní opery
Kühnuv detský sbor (director: (Jirí Chvála)
conductor Jaroslav Kyzlink
chorus masters: Pavel Vanek and Adolf Melichar
Pavel Černoch (Faust)
To be announced (Méphistophélès)
Pavel Švingr (Brander)
Stanislava Jirků (Marguerite)
9 March 2017
8.30pm
Abertura do Carnaval Romano
[Overture Le Carnaval romain]
Auditorio de Galicia, Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña, Spain
Orquestra Sinfónica de Galicia
conductor: Andrew Litton
10 March 2017
8.30pm
Abertura do Carnaval Romano
[Overture Le Carnaval romain]
Palacio de la Ópera de A Coruña, A Coruña, Spain
Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia
conductor: Andrew Litton
11 March 2017
7.30pm
La Damnation de Faust Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, UK
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir
conductor: John Nelson
Peter Hoare (Faust)
Michèle Losier (Marguerite)
Adam Lau (Mephistopheles)
Božidar Smiljanić (Brandner)

* Peter Hoare was a late replacement for Toby Spence as Faust.
11 March 2017
8.00pm
La Mort d’Ophélie


La Voix humaine
Taube Atrium Theater, San Francisco, California
Francisco Opera Company
Anna Caterina Antonacci (soprano)
Donald Sulze (piano)
12 March 2017
6.00pm
La Mort d’Ophélie
Le Spectre de la rose
Zaïde
Leyla Gencer Opera, Istanbul, Turkey
Dominique Hoff (mezzo-soprano, actress)
Inci Yakar Birol (piano)
12 March 2017
7.00pm
La Damnation de Faust Národní divadlo, Prague, Czech Republic
Orchestr Národního divadla
Sbor Národního divadla
Sbor Státní opery
Kühnuv detský sbor (director: (Jirí Chvála)
conductor Jaroslav Kyzlink
chorus masters: Pavel Vanek and Adolf Melichar
Pavel Černoch (Faust)
To be announced (Méphistophélès)
Pavel Švingr (Brander)
Stanislava Jirků (Marguerite)
14 March 2017
8.00pm
La Mort d’Ophélie


La Voix humaine
Taube Atrium Theater, San Francisco, California
Francisco Opera Company
Anna Caterina Antonacci (soprano)
Donald Sulze(piano)
14 March 2017
9.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Théâtre Charles-Trenet, Chauvigny, France
Orchestre Universitaire de Poitiers
conductor: Augustin Maillard
15 March 2017
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique David Geffen Hall, New York, NY, USA
New York Philharmonic
conductor: Alan Gilbert
16 March 2017
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique David Geffen Hall, New York, NY, USA
New York Philharmonic
conductor: Alan Gilbert
17 March 2017
7.00pm
Rooman karnevaali
[Overture Le Carnaval romain]
Musiikkitalo, Concert Hall, Helsinki, Finland
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Mario Venzago
17 March 2017
8.00pm
La Mort d’Ophélie


La Voix humaine
Taube Atrium Theater, San Francisco, California
Francisco Opera Company
Anna Caterina Antonacci (soprano)
Donald Sulze (piano)
17 March 2017
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique David Geffen Hall, New York, NY, USA
New York Philharmonic
conductor: Alan Gilbert
17 March 2017
8.00pm
Cleopatra (Cléopâtre]
Sinfonia Fantastica [Symphonie fantastique]
Auditorium di Milano Fondazione Cariplo, Milan, Italy
Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Lisa Larsson (soprano)
17 March 2017
8.30pm

pre-concert talk at 7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique


Portrait Berlioz (1) – Opening Concert
Festival Printemps des Arts 2017
Salle des Princes du Grimaldi Forum, Monaco
Frankfurt Radio Symphony
conductor: Andrés Orozco-Estrada
18 March 2017
4.00pm
Marche hongroise (from La damnation de Faust)
Grande symphonie funèbre et triomphale
Un bal and Marche au supplice
(from Symphonie fantastique)

Journée des Conservatoires - Autour de Berlioz
Festival Printemps des Arts
Auditorium Rainier III, Monaco
Académie de Musique Rainier III de Monaco
Conservatoire National à Rayonnement Régional de la Ville de Nice
conductor: Thierry Muller Free admission

18 March 2017
5.00pm

Read a review of this performance by Christian Wasselin

 

Les Troyens Opernhaus, Frankfurt, Germany
Chor and Extrachor of the Oper Frankfurt
Frankfurter Opern-und Museumsorchester
conductor: John Nelson
chorus master: Tilman Michael
director: Eva Maria Höckmayr
stage design: Jens Kilian
cast:
Bryan Register (Énée)
Gordon Bintner (Chorèbe)
Daniel Miroslaw (Panthée)
Alfred Reiter (Narbal)
Martin Mitterrutzner (Iopas)
Elizabeth Reiter (Ascagne)
Tanja Ariane Baumgartner (Cassandre)
Claudia Mahnke (Didon)
Judita Nagyová (Anna)
Michael Porter (Hylas)
18 March 2017
7.30pm

Read a review of this performance by Anja-Rosa Thöming
La Damnation de Faust Theater am Goetheplatz, Bremen, Germany
Theater Bremen Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Markus Poschner
chorus director: Alice Meregaglia
director: Paul-Georg Dittrich
Marguerite: Theresa Kronthaler
Faust: Chris Lysack
Méphistophélès: Claudio Otelli
Brander: Christoph Heinrich
18 March 2017
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique David Geffen Hall, New York, NY, USA
New York Philharmonic
conductor: Alan Gilbert
19 March 2017
4.00pm
Cleopatra (Cléopâtre]
Sinfonia Fantastica [Symphonie fantastique]
Auditorium di Milano Fondazione Cariplo, Milan, Italy
Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Lisa Larsson (soprano)
20 March 2017
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Auditorio Nacional de Musica, Madrid, Spain
Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester
conductor: Daniel Harding
Christian Gerhaher (baritone)
23 March 2017
10.30am and 8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Boston Symphony Hall, Boston, MA, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
conductor: François-Xavier Roth
23 March 2017
8.00pm
Sinfonía fantástica [Symphonie fantastique] Teatro Monumental, Madrid, Spain
Orquesta Sinfónica RTVE
conductor: Miguel A. Gómez-Martínez
23 March 2017
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Auditorium Rai Arturo Toscanini, Torino [Turin], Italy
Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI
conductor: John Axelrod
24 March 2017
10.45am
Scène d’Amour (from Roméo et Juliette) Orchestra Hall, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Andrey Boreyko
24 March 2017
1.30pm and 8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Boston Symphony Hall, Boston, MA,USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
conductor: François-Xavier Roth
24 March 2017
7.30pm

Read a review of this performance by Christian Wasselin
Béatrice et Bénédict

(semi-staged, with French and English surtitles)
Opéra National de Paris, Palais Garnier, Paris, France
Orchestra and Choruses of the Opéra National de Paris
conductor: Philippe Jordan
chorus master: José Luis Basso
staging: Stephen Taylor
cast:
Paul Appleby (Bénédict)*
Sabine Devieilhe (Héro)
Aude Extrémo (Ursule)
François Lis (Don Pedro)
Laurent Naouri (Somarone)
Stéphanie d’Oustrac (Béatrice)
Florian Sempey (Claudio)

* Paul Appleby replaced Stanislas de Barbeyrac who was indisposed.
24 March 2017
8.00pm
Sinfonía fantástica [Symphonie fantastique] Teatro Monumental, Madrid, Spain
Orquesta Sinfónica RTVE
conductor: Miguel A. Gómez-Martínez
24 March 2017
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Auditorium Rai Arturo Toscanini, Torino [Turin], Italy
Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI
conductor: John Axelrod
24 March 2017
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at 7pm:
In Conversation Rachel Kelly and Jean-Luc Tingaud
Les Nuits d’été




“ Rachel Kelly Sings Berlioz”
National Concert Hall, Main Auditorium, Dublin, Ireland
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Jean-Luc Tingaud
Rachel Kelly (soprano)
24 March 2017
8.00pm
Scène d’Amour (from Roméo et Juliette) Orchestra Hall, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Andrey Boreyko
24 March 2017
8.30pm
Symphonie Funèbre et Triomphale




Festivités de Cambrai
Église Saint-Géry de Cambrai, Cambrai, France
Orchestre d’Harmonie de Cambrai
Mixed Chorus of the Consevatoire of the Rayonnement Départemental of the Communauté d’Agglomération de Cambrai
conductor: Ferdinand Dhaussy
chorus master: Thibaut Waxin
25 March 2017
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique St Sepulchre-without-Newgate, London, UK
Whitehall Orchestra
conductor: Michael Nebe
25 March 2017
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris, France
Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester
conductor: Daniel Harding
Christian Gerhaher (baritone)
25 March 2017
8.00pm
Scène d’Amour (from Roméo et Juliette) Orchestra Hall, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Andrey Boreyko
25 March 2017
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Boston Symphony Hall, Boston, MA,USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
conductor: François-Xavier Roth
25 March 2017
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Tonhalle, Mendelssohn-Saal, Düsseldorf, Germany
New York Philharmonic
conductor: Alan Gilbert
26 March 2017
2.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Wendouree Centre for Performing Arts, Victoria, Australia
conductor: Pat Miller
26 March 2017
4.00pm
Les Troyens Opernhaus, Frankfurt, Germany
Chor and Extrachor of the Oper Frankfurt
Frankfurter Opern-und Museumsorchester
conductor: John Nelson
chorus master: Tilman Michael
director: Eva Maria Höckmayr
stage design: Jens Kilian
cast:
Bryan Register (Énée)
Gordon Bintner (Chorèbe)
Daniel Miroslaw (Panthée)
Alfred Reiter (Narbal)
Martin Mitterrutzner (Iopas)
Elizabeth Reiter (Ascagne)
Tanja Ariane Baumgartner (Cassandre)
Claudia Mahnke (Didon)
Judita Nagyová (Anna)
Michael Porter (Hylas)
29 March 2017
7.30pm
La Damnation de Faust Theater am Goetheplatz, Bremen, Germany
Theater Bremen Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Markus Poschner
chorus director: Alice Meregaglia
director: Paul-Georg Dittrich
Marguerite: Theresa Kronthaler
Faust: Chris Lysack
Méphistophélès: Claudio Otelli
Brander: Christoph Heinrich
29 March 2017
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Boston Symphony Hall, Boston, MA, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Alain Altinoglu
30 March 2017
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Boston Symphony Hall, Boston, MA, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Alain Altinoglu
31 March 2017
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Boston Symphony Hall, Boston, MA, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Alain Altinoglu
31 March 2017
8.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict Théâtre Ledoux, Besançon, France
Orchestre Victor Hugo France-Comté
conductor: Arie van Beek
31 March 2017
8.30pm

pre-concert talk at 7.00pm
Overture to Les Francs-Juges
Les Nuits d’été
Harold en Italie


Portrait Berlioz (2)
Festival Printemps des Arts
Auditorium Rainier III, Monaco
Orchestre Les Siècles
conductor: François-Xavier Roth
Adrien La Marca (viola)
Marie Lenormand (mezzo-soprano)

February 2017   April 2017

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