Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

Classified by date

Year 2004 (August)

The table below lists the performances in chronological order.

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August

2 August 2004
9.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain  Théâtre antique, Orange, France
Orchestre national Bordeaux-Aquitaine
conductor: Stéphane Denève
4 August 2004

pre-performance talks in Stieren Orchestra Hall

Béatrice et Bénédict

sung in English

Santa Fe Opera, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
Santa Fe Opera Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Kenneth Montgomery
director: Tim Albery
Viktoria Vizin (Béatrice), Celena Shafer (Hero)
Jill Grove (Ursule), William Burden (Bénédict)
Timothy Nolen (Somarone)
10 August 2004

pre-performance talks in Stieren Orchestra Hall

Béatrice et Bénédict

sung in English

Santa Fe Opera, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
Santa Fe Opera Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Kenneth Montgomery
director: Tim Albery
Viktoria Vizin (Béatrice), Celena Shafer (Hero)
Jill Grove (Ursule), William Burden (Bénédict)
Timothy Nolen (Somarone)
12 August 2004
11.00am
Symphonie fantastique

Salzburg Festival
Großes Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria
Wiener Philharmoniker
conductor: Georges Prêtre
16 August 2004

pre-performance talks in Stieren Orchestra Hall

Béatrice et Bénédict

sung in English

Santa Fe Opera, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
Santa Fe Opera Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Kenneth Montgomery
director: Tim Albery
Viktoria Vizin (Béatrice), Celena Shafer (Hero)
Jill Grove (Ursule), William Burden (Bénédict)
Timothy Nolen (Somarone)
21 August 2004
11.00am
Symphonie fantastique

Salzburg Festival
Großes Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria
Wiener Philharmoniker
conductor: Georges Prêtre
21 August 2004
8.00 pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Berkeley, USA
New Millennium Strings
conductor: Laurien Jones
21 August 2004
9.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict
Symphonie fantastique

Festival Berlioz
Les Halles, La Côte Saint-André, France
Orchestre Symphonique de la Radio Nationale Polonaise
conductor: Gabriel Chmura
22 August 2004
11.00am
Symphonie fantastique

Salzburg Festival
Großes Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria
Wiener Philharmoniker
conductor: Georges Prêtre
22 August 2004
3.00 pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Arlington Community Church, Kensington, USA
New Millennium Strings
conductor: Laurien Jones
23 August 2004
2.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Symphony Hall, Fukuoka, Japan
Asian Youth Orchestra 
conductor: Sergiu Comissiona
23 August 2004
4.00pm
Les Troyens (excerpts: ballet Music)

Festival Berlioz
Église Saint-André, La Côte Saint-André, France
Ensemble Carpe Diem
24 August 2004
4.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Liszt transcription

Festival Berlioz
Église Saint-André, La Côte Saint-André, France
Giovanni Bellucci (piano)
24 August 2004
9.00pm
Symphonie funèbre et triomphale


Festival Berlioz
Les Halles, La Côte Saint-André, France
Ensemble Instrumental de l’Isère
Orchestre Fédéral de l’Isère
conductor: Eric Villevière
25 August 2004
6.30pm
Overture Le Corsaire Sunport Hall, Takamatsu, Japan
Asian Youth Orchestra 
conductor: Sergiu Comissiona
26 August 2004
4.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain  Église abbatiale, La Chaise-Dieu, France
Orchestre national de Lyon
conductor: Philippe Auguin 
27 August 2004
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

Lucerne Festival
Konzertsaal, Lucerne, Switzerland
Sinfonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
conductor: Mariss Jansons 
27 August 2004
9.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain 

Festival Berlioz
Les Halles, La Côte Saint-André, France
Orchestre national de Lyon
conductor: Philippe Auguin 
29 August 2004
9.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire

Festival Berlioz
Les Halles, La Côte Saint-André, France
Orchestre national de Lyon
conductor:  Emmanuel Krivine
30 August 2004
7.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Tokyo Opera City Concert Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Asian Youth Orchestra 
conductor: Sergiu Comissiona
First preview date: 
31 August 2004

See also September 2014

“Symphonie fantastique” Theater 5, Dodger Stages, New York, USA

Basil Twist’s puppet show which combines the magic of puppetry with the powerful suggestions of dance, film and art, set to the five movements of Berlioz’s composition; performed in a 1,000-gallon water tank 

July 2004   September 2004

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