Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

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Year 2003 (January)

 

 

 

 

 

 

The table below lists the performances in chronological order.

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January 

1 January 2003
11.15am

Live broadcast on France Musiques (radio) and France 2 (TV)
L’Invitation à la valse

Weber, arr. Berlioz
Musikverein, Großer Saal, Vienna, Austria
Wiener Philharmoniker
conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
1 January 2003
4.00pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini
Symphonie fantastique
 

As part of the New Year concert
Brucknerhaus, Großer Saal, Linz, Austria
Bruckner Orchester Linz
conductor: John Nelson
1 January 2003
6.00pm
Symphonie fantastique
Lélio, ou Le Retour à la vie
Konzerthaus, Großer Saal, Berlin, Germany
Berliner Sinfonie-Orchester
Ernst Senff Chor (chorus master: Sigurd Brauns)
conductor: Eliahu Inbal
Daniel Morgenroth (récitant)
Keith Lewis (tenor), François Le Roux (baritone)
3 January 2003
7.30pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, USA
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: JoAnn Falletta
4 January 2003
8.00pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, USA
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: JoAnn Falletta
4 January 2003
9.00pm
Sérénade de Méphistophélès
(from La Damnation de Faust) 
Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, Italy
Orchestra del Teatro di San Carlo
conductor: Marco Guidarini
José van Dam (baritone)
5 January 2003
6.00pm
Sérénade de Méphistophélès
(from La Damnation de Faust) 
Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, Italy
Orchestra del Teatro di San Carlo
conductor: Marco Guidarini
José van Dam (baritone)
5 January 2003 Les Nuits d’été


4th International Winter Festival 
Grand Philharmonic Hall, St. Petersburg, Russia 
Chamber Orchestra of the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Dmitry Sitkovetsky
soloist: Barbara Hendricks (soprano)
6 January 2003
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Hôtel de Ville, Paris, France
Ensemble orchestral de Paris
conductor: John Nelson
Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano) 
7 January 2003
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été  Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris, France
Ensemble Orchestral de Paris
conductor: John Nelson
Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano) 
8 January 2003
7.00pm
Marche hongroise
(from La Damnation de Faust)
Conservatoire, grande salle, Moscow, Russia
Orchestre national de Russie
conductor: Vladimir Spivakov
9 January 2003
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été 

Bicentenary of the establishment of the Académie de France in Rome
Villa Médicis, Rome, Italy
Ensemble orchestral de Paris
conductor: John Nelson
Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano) 
9 January 2003
8.00pm
Harold en Italie Nouveau Siècle, Lille, France
Orchestre national de Lille
conductor: Jean-Claude Casadesus
soloist: Gérard Caussé (viola)
9 January 2003
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Canada
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Hugh Wolff
9 January 2003
8.00pm
Rêverie et Caprice Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse, espace Maurice Fleuret, Paris, France
Yoko Kaneko (piano)
Deborah Nemtanu (violin) 
9 January 2003
8.30pm 
L’Enfance du Christ Auditorium “G.Agnelli” – Lingotto, Turin, Italy
Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai
Coro Filarmonico "Ruggero Maghini"
conductor: Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos
Keith Lewis (tenor)
Katarina Karnéus (mezzo-soprano)
Wolfgang Holzmair (baritone), Peter Lika (bass)
Hans-Peter Scheidegger (bass)
10 January 2003
6.00pm
Roméo et Juliette  Gothenburg Concert Hall, Gothenburg, Sweden
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Carlo Rizzi
Ekaterina Sementjuk (soprano)
Alastair Miles (bass), tenor (not announced)
10 January 2003
7.30pm

pre-concert talk at 6.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Concert Hall, Esplanade, Singapore
Singapore Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Lan Shui 
10 January 2003
8.00pm
Harold en Italie Nouveau Siècle, Lille, France
Orchestre national de Lille
conductor: Jean-Claude Casadesus
Gérard Caussé (viola)
10 January 2003
8.00pm
Overture Waverley Hibert Circle Theater, Indianapolis, USA
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Christopher Wilkins
10 January 2003
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Lyric Theater, Kansas City, USA
Kansas City Symphony
conductor: Carlos Kalmar
10 January 2003
8.30pm 
L’Enfance du Christ Auditorium "G.Agnelli" – Lingotto, Turin, Italy
Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai
Coro Filarmonico "Ruggero Maghini"
conductor: Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos
Keith Lewis (tenor)
Katarina Karnéus (mez-sop)
Wolfgang Holzmair (baritone), Peter Lika (bass)
Hans-Peter Scheidegger (bass)
11 January 2003
3.00pm
Roméo et Juliette  Gothenburg Concert Hall, Gothenburg, Sweden
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Carlo Rizzi
Ekaterina Sementjuk (soprano)
Alastair Miles (bass), tenor (to be announced)
11 January 2003
5.00pm
Symphonie fantastique  (2nd and 4th movements) Concert Hall, Esplanade, Singapore
Singapore Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Lan Shui 
11 January 2003
7.30pm

pre-concert talk at 6.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Concert Hall, Esplanade, Singapore
Singapore Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Lan Shui 
11 January 2003
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Lyric Theater, Kansas City, USA
Kansas City Symphony
conductor: Carlos Kalmar
11 January 2003
8.00pm
Overture Waverley Hibert Circle Theater, Indianapolis, USA
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Christopher Wilkins
11 January 2003
8.00pm
Harold en Italie Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris, France
Orchestre National de Lille
conductor: Jean-Claude Casadesus
Gérard Caussé (viola)
12 January 2003
2.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Yardley Hall, Kansas City, USA
Kansas City Symphony
conductor: Carlos Kalmar
12 January 2003
4.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Auditorium, Dijon, France
Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse
conductor: Michel Plasson
12 January 2003 Overture Le Corsaire Grand Philharmonic Hall, St. Petersburg, Russia
The Academic Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Yuri Simonov
12 January 2003 Harold en Italie


XIX Festival of Música de Canarias
Auditorio Alfredo Kraus, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Spain
Orquesta Filarmónica de Gran Canaria
conductor: Serge Baudo
Roberto Díaz (viola) 
13 January 2003 Harold en Italie


XIX Festival of Música de Canarias
Teatro Guimerá, Santa Cruz, Tenerife, Spain
Orquesta Filarmónica de Gran Canaria
conductor: Serge Baudo
Roberto Díaz (viola) 
16 January 2003
11.00am
Overture Le Carnaval romain Hibert Circle Theater, Indianapolis, USA
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Andrew Litton
16 January 2003
8.00pm 
L’Enfance du Christ Théâtre Mogador, Paris, France
Orchestre de Paris
Christoph Eschenbach
soloists: Marie-Ange Todorovitch (Marie)
Dietrich Henschel (Joseph)
Nathan Berg (Hérode)
Toby Spence (Narrator)
René Schirrer (le Père de famille) 
16 January 2003
8.00pm 
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict
Symphonie fantastique
Symphony Center, Chicago, USA
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Charles Dutoit
17 January 2003
1.30pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict
Symphonie fantastique
Symphony Center, Chicago, USA
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Charles Dutoit
17 January 2003
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette Philharmonie, Großer Saal, Berlin, Germany
Berliner Philharmoniker, Rundfunkchor Berlin
conductor: Sir Simon Rattle
chorus master: Simon Halsey
Angelika Kirchschlager (mezzo-soprano)
Peter Hoare (tenor), Gilles Cachemaille (bass)
17 January 2003
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Hibert Circle Theater, Indianapolis, USA
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Andrew Litton
17 January 2003
8.00pm 
L’Enfance du Christ Théâtre Mogador, Paris, France
Orchestre de Paris
Christoph Eschenbach
Marie-Ange Todorovitch (Marie)
Dietrich Henschel (Joseph)
Nathan Berg (Hérode)
Toby Spence (Narrator)
René Schirrer (le Père de famille) 
17 January 2003
8.15pm
Les Troyens (orchestral excerpts) Vredenburg, Utrecht, Netherlands
Radio Filharmonisch Orkest
conductor: Hans Vonk
17 January 2003
8.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Palais de la Musique et des Congrès, salle Érasme, Strasbourg, France
Orchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg
conductor: Jan Latham-Koenig
José van Dam (baritone)
18 January 2003
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette Philharmonie, Großer Saal, Berlin, Germany
Berliner Philharmoniker, Rundfunkchor Berlin
conductor: Sir Simon Rattle
chorus master: Simon Halsey
Angelika Kirchschlager (mezzo-soprano)
Peter Hoare (tenor), Gilles Cachemaille (bass)
18 January 2003
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Hibert Circle Theater, Indianapolis, USA
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Andrew Litton
18 January 2003
8.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict
Symphonie fantastique
Symphony Center, Chicago, USA
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Charles Dutoit
18 January 2003 La Damnation de Faust






Bicentenary concerts – Gala Concert
Fine Arts Center, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA
Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra
Coral Filarmonica de San Juan
conductor: Guillermo Figueroa
director: Carmen Acevedo
Jennifer Larmore (mezzo-soprano)
Cesar Hernandez (tenor), William Powers (baritone)
Justino Diaz (bass)
19 January 2003
4.00pm
Messe solennelle Philharmonie, Großer Saal, Berlin, Germany
Berliner Symphoniker
Collegium Musicum Luzern, Schola Cantorum Wettingensis, 
conductor: Alois Koch
Madelaine Wibom (soprano), Liliane Zürcher (contralto)
Jörg Dürmüller (tenor), Michel Brodard (bass)
19 January 2003
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette Philharmonie, Großer Saal, Berlin, Germany
Berliner Philharmoniker, Rundfunkchor Berlin
conductor: Sir Simon Rattle
chorus master: Simon Halsey
Angelika Kirchschlager (mezzo-soprano)
Peter Hoare (tenor), Gilles Cachemaille (bass)
21 January 2003 Les Nuits d’été Le Volcan, Le Havre, France
Ensemble orchestral de Paris
conductor: John Nelson
soloist: Joyce DiDonato (soprano) 
21 January 2003 Overture Le Carnaval romain
Rêverie et Caprice
Cléopâtre
Danish Radio Concert Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark
Danmarks Radiosymfoniorkester
conductor: Marc Soustrot
Johannes Søe Hansen (violin)
Jennifer Larmore (mezzo-soprano)
22 January 2003
7.30pm
Songe d’une nuit de sabbat

(from Symphonie fantastique)
Arts Centre, Wessex Hall, Poole, UK
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Marin Alsop
22 January 2003
7.45pm
Les Nuits d’été Stadthaus, Winterthur, Switzerland
Musikkollegium Winterthur
conductor: Jac van Steen
Brigitte Balleys (mezzo-soprano) 
22 January 2003 La Damnation de Faust (venue not announced) Beijing, China
China Philharmonic Orchestra
Chorus of the China National Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Yu Long
Jean-Pierre Furlan (tenor)
Liao Changyong (baritone) 
Cao Zheng (mezzo-soprano)
23 January 2003
7.30pm
Symphonie Fantastique Denver Performing Arts Complex, Boetcher Concert Hall, 
Denver, Colorado, USA
Colorado Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Keri-Lynn Wilson 
23 January 2003
7.30pm 

pre-concert talk at 6.00pm, to mark the 200th anniversary of Berlioz’s birth, a discussion of the Symphonie Fantastique and the circumstances surrounding its composition.
Symphonie Fantastique






Opening concert of  Philharmonia Orchestra’s season 
Royal Festival Hall, London, UK
Philharmonia Orchestra
conductor: Lorin Maazel
23 January 2003
7.45pm
Les Nuits d’été Stadthaus, Winterthur, Switzerland
Musikkollegium Winterthur
conductor: Jac van Steen
Brigitte Balleys (mezzo-soprano)
23 January 2003
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Théâtre, Caen, France
Ensemble orchestral de Paris
conductor: John Nelson
Véronique Gens (soprano)
23 January 2003
8.00pm
Overture Carnaval romain
Rêverie et Caprice
Cléopâtre
Radiohuset, Koncertsal, Frederiksberg, Denmark
Danmarks Radiosymfoniorkester
conductor: Marc Soustrot
soloist: Jennifer Larmore (mezzo-soprano)
Johannes Søe Hansen (violin)
23 January 2003 La Damnation de Faust (venue not announced) Beijing, China 
China Philharmonic Orchestra
Chorus of the China National Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Yu Long
Jean-Pierre Furlan (tenor)
Liao Changyong (baritone) 
Cao Zheng (mezzo-soprano)
24 January 2003
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Denver Performing Arts Complex, Boetcher Concert Hall, 
Denver, Colorado, USA
Colorado Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Keri-Lynn Wilson 
24 January 2003
7.30pm
Harold en Italie Berwaldhallen, Stockholm, Sweden
Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester
conductor: Manfred Honeck
Lars Anders Tomter (viola)
24 January 2003
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium
Orchestre national de Belgique
conductor: Mikko Franck
25 January 2003
3.00pm
Harold en Italie Berwaldhallen, Stockholm, Sweden
Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester
conductor: Manfred Honeck
Lars Anders Tomter (viola)
25 January 2003
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Denver Performing Arts Complex, Boetcher Concert Hall, 
Denver, Colorado, USA
Colorado Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Keri-Lynn Wilson 
25 January 2003
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Hove Town Hall, Hove, UK
Sussex Symphony Orchestra 
conductor: Mark Andrew James
25 January 2003
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Town Hall, Leeds, UK
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Marin Alsop
25 January 2003
8.00pm
Harold en Italie

Liszt transcription
Auditorium du Louvre, Paris, France
Jérôme Ducros (piano)
Béatrice Muthelet (viola) 
25 January 2003
8.00pm
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust) Irvine Barclay Theatre, Irvine, USA
Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Zsolt Hamar
25 January 2003
8.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Arsenal, grande salle, Metz, France
Ensemble orchestral de Paris
conductor: John Nelson
Véronique Gens (soprano)
26 January 2003
2.45pm
Symphonie fantastique White Rock Theatre, Hastings, UK
Sussex Symphony Orchestra 
conductor: Mark Andrew James
26 January 2003
5.00pm 

pre-concert talk in Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse at 3.45pm
Villanelle (from Les Nuits d’été) Alice Tully Hall, New York, USA
Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Dame Felicity Lott (soprano)
26 January 2003
7.30pm

Introduction to the concert at 6.45pm at the Schumann-Eck
Overture Le Roi Lear Gewandhaus, Großer Saal, Leipzig, Germany
Sinfonieorchester des Mitteldeutschen Rundfunks
conductor: Horst Neumann 
27 January 2003
8.00pm 

Read a review of this performance and of the ‘working rehearsal’ on 24 January by Alastair Bruce
Les Troyens  (Acts I and II) 

(see May and June for acts III, IV, V)

sung in English (Hugh Macdonald’s translation)
Coliseum, London, UK
The English National Opera Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Paul Daniel
Susan Bickley (Cassandra), John Daszak (Aeneas)
Victoria Simmonds (Ascanius), Colin Lee (Helenus)
Ethna Robinson (Hecuba), Pavlo Hunka (Ghost of Hector)
Robert Poulton (Coroebus), Iain Paterson (Pantheus)
Gerard O’Connor (Priam), Barry Martin (Greek Captain)
Toby Stafford-Allen (Trojan Soldier)
28 January 2003
7.45pm
Les Nuits d’été Corn Exchange, Kings Lynn, UK
City of London Sinfonia
conductor: Richard Hickox 
Monica Groop (mezzo-soprano)
29 January 2003
8.00pm
Roméo seul (from Roméo et Juliette) 

André Reichling adaptation
Conservatoire de musique, Luxembourg
Orchestre d’harmonie de la musique militaire grand-ducale
conductor: Major André Reichling 
30 January 2003
8.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Salle Alizé, Muret, France
Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse
conductor: Michel Plasson
30 January 2003 Overture to Benvenuto Cellini
Les Nuits d’été
Roméo et Juliette
(excerpts)
Centro CaixaNova, Vigo, Spain
Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia
conductor: John Nelson 
Véronique Gens (soprano)
30 January 2003
8.00pm
La Captive
Roméo seul (from Roméo et Juliette)
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust)
L’Invitation à la valse (Weber, arr: Berlioz)

“La fête musicale selon Berlioz”
Théâtre Mogador, Paris, France
Orchestre de Paris
conductor: Christoph Eschenbach
Stella Doufexis (mezzo-soprano)
31 January 2003
8.00pm
Les Troyens  (Acts I and II)

(see May and June for acts III, IV, V)

sung in English (Hugh Macdonald’s translation)
Coliseum, London, UK
The English National Opera Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Paul Daniel
Susan Bickley (Cassandra), John Daszak (Aeneas)
Victoria Simmonds (Ascanius), Colin Lee (Helenus)
Ethna Robinson (Hecuba), Pavlo Hunka (Ghost of Hector)
Robert Poulton (Coroebus), Iain Paterson (Pantheus)
Gerard O’Connor (Priam), Barry Martin (Greek Captain)
Toby Stafford-Allen (Trojan Soldier)
31 January 2003
8.30pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini
Les Nuits d’été
Roméo et Juliette
(excerpts)
Palacio de la Ópera, Coruña, Spain
Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia
conductor: John Nelson 
Véronique Gens (soprano)

February 2003

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