Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

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Year 2004 (December)

The table below lists the performances in chronological order.

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December

1 December 2004
7.30pm
Mélodies (not specified) Musikverein – Brahms-Saal, Vienna, Austria
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo-soprano)
Bengt Forsberg (piano)
1 December 2004
8.00pm
Grande Messe des Morts (Requiem) Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, Vancouver, BC Canada
University of British Columbia Symphony Orchestra
members of the UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble
University Singers
Vancouver Bach Choir
UBC Choral Union
conductor: Bruce Pullan
Matthew Stephanson (tenor)
2 December 2004
7.30pm
L’Enfance du Christ St Nicholas’ Cathedral, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Northern Sinfonia, Northern Sinfonia Chorus
conductor: Pierre André Valade
Soloists: Alison Kettlewell, James Gilchrist, 
Jared Holt, Michael Druiett
2 December 2004
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at7.00pm

Rehearsal at 10.30am 
Roméo et Juliette Symphony Hall, Boston, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Tanglewood Festival Chorus
conductor: James Levine
Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (mezzo-soprano)
Matthew Polenzani (tenor)
Julien Robbins (bass-baritone) 
3 December 2004
7.30pm
L’Enfance du Christ The Sands Centre, Carlisle, UK
Northern Sinfonia
Northern Sinfonia Chorus
conductor: Thierry Fischer
3 December 2004
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Victoria Hall, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, UK
BBC Philharmonic
conductor: Gianandrea Noseda 
3 December 2004
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at 7.00pm
Roméo et Juliette Symphony Hall, Boston, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Tanglewood Festival Chorus
conductor: James Levine
Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (mezzo-soprano)
Matthew Polenzani (tenor)
Julien Robbins (bass-baritone) 
4 December 2004
7.00pm
3.00pm (for youngsters)
Various works (not specified) Maison de la Culture, Amiens, France
Ensemble vocal de Picardie, conductor: Pascal Verrot
Orchestre de Picardie, conductor: Béatrice Warcollier
4 December 2004
7.30pm
Harold en Italie St Mary’s Church, Dorchester, UK
Dorset Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Robert Jacoby
Rebecca Chambers (viola)
4 December 2004
7.30pm
Overture Le Corsaire St Andrew’s Hall, Norwich, UK
Norwich Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Russell Keable
4 December 2004
7.45pm
Scène d’amour (from Roméo et Juliette) Emmanuel Church, Loughborough, UK
orchestra not announced
conductor: Nick Fallowfield
4 December 2004
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at 7.00pm
Roméo et Juliette Symphony Hall, Boston, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Tanglewood Festival Chorus
conductor: James Levine
Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (mezzo-soprano)
Matthew Polenzani (tenor)
Julien Robbins (bass-baritone)
5 December 2004
7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Philharmonie, Grande salle, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Saint-Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Martin Lebel
6 December 2004
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at 7.00pm
Roméo et Juliette Carnegie Hall, New York, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Tanglewood Festival Chorus
conductor: James Levine
Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (mezzo-soprano)
Matthew Polenzani (tenor)
Julien Robbins (bass-baritone) 
9 December 2004
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at 7.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany
Berliner Philharmoniker
conductor: Sir Simon Rattle
10 December 2004
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at 7.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany
Berliner Philharmoniker
conductor: Sir Simon Rattle
10 December 2004
8.00pm
L’Enfance du Christ


Celebrating 150th anniversary of the Paris première of L’Enfance du Christ
Newman College Chapel, Swanston St Parkville, Melbourne, Australia
The Choir of Newman College
conductor: Patrick James Miller
Louisa Hunter Bradley (soprano)
George Liakatos (tenor)
11 December 2004
7.00pm
3.00pm (for youngsters)
Various works (not specified) Maison des Arts, Laon, France
Ensemble vocal de Picardie, conductor: Pascal Verrot
Orchestre de Picardie, conductor: Béatrice Warcollier
11 December 2004
7.00pm

Broadcast on WDR4 on 25 December at 8.05pm
Various works (unspecified) Kloster Steinfeld, Kali (Eifel), Germany
WDR Rundfunkorchester Köln
WDR Rundfunkchor Köln
conductor: Rupert Huber
chorus master: Jarg Ritter
Anke Lambertz (soprano)
Beate Koepp (mezzo-soprano)
Anne-Marie Fischer-Kunz (contralto)
Franz Gerihsen (bass), Peter Dicke (organ)
11 December 2004
7.30pm
Overture Le Corsaire The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, UK
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
11 December 2004
7.30pm

Rehearsal at 10.00am
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
Port Angeles High School Auditorium, Port Angeles, Washington, USA
The Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra
The Peninsula Chamber Singers
conductor: James Hymes-Bianchi
11 December 2004
8.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict  Staatstheater – Großes Haus, Mainz, Geramny
Philharmonisches Orchester des Staatstheater Mainz
conductor: Catherine Rückwardt
11 December 2004
8.00pm
L’Enfance du Christ




Gala concert
Sanctuary of St Jean Baptiste Church, New York
The Fairfield Chorale, Amor Artis and 
The Dicapo Resident Artists
conductor: Johannes Somary

A Dicapo Opera Theatre production
11 December 2004
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at 7.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany
Berliner Philharmoniker
conductor: Sir Simon Rattle
11 December 2004
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Gladish Auditorium, Pullman, Washington, USA
Washington-Idaho Symphony
conductor: not specified
12 December 2004
2.00pm
A selection of choral works

Christmas concert
Burlington Church of Christ, Burlington, USA
The Wakefield Choral Society
conductor: Dr. Jay Lane
12 December 2004
3.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Clarkston High School Auditorium, Clarkston, WA, USA
Washington-Idaho Symphony
conductor: not specified
12 December 2004
4.30pm
Various works (unspecified) Basilika St. Severin, Cologne, Germany
Kloster Steinfeld, Kali (Eifel)
WDR Rundfunkorchester Köln
WDR Rundfunkchor Köln
conductor: Rupert Huber
chorus master: Jarg Ritter
Anke Lambertz (soprano)
Beate Koepp (mezzo-soprano)
Anne-Marie Fischer-Kunz (contralto)
Franz Gerihsen (bass), Peter Dicke (organ)
12 December 2004
6.00pm

Read a review of this performance by John Ahouse

Benvenuto Cellini

sung in French with German super-titles;
dialogue in German

Musiktheater im Revier, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Musiktheater im Revier Chorus and Orchestra
conductor: Samuel Bächli
chorus master: Nandor Ronay
producer: Andreas Baesler
Burkhard Fritz (Cellini), Rainer Zaun (Balducci) 
Aris Argiris (Fieramosca), Claudia Braun (Teresa) 
Anke Sieloff (Ascanio), Nicolai Karnolsky (Pope Clement VII)
Georg Hansen (Francesco), Jerzy Kwika (Bernardino) 
William Saetre / Sergey Fomenko (Cabaretier)
13 December 2004
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at 7.30pm
Overture Le Corsaire Musiktheater im Revier, Großes Haus, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Neue Philharmonie Westfalen
conductor: Johannes Wildner 
14 December 2004
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at 7.30pm
Overture Le Corsaire Musiktheater im Revier, Großes Haus, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Neue Philharmonie Westfalen
conductor: Johannes Wildner 
14 December 2004
8.30pm
2.30pm (for youngsters)
Various works (not specified) Maison de la Culture, Amiens, France
Ensemble vocal de Picardie, conductor: Pascal Verrot
Orchestre de Picardie, conductor: Béatrice Warcollier
16 December 2004
7.30pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini Großes Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria
Mozarteum-Orchester, Salzburg
conductor: Hubert Soudant
16 December 2004 Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)

Home for the Holidays
DeVos Performance Hall, Grand Rapids, USA
Grand Rapids Symphony
conductor: John Varineau
17 December 2004 Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)

Home for the Holidays
DeVos Performance Hall, Grand Rapids, USA
Grand Rapids Symphony
conductor: John Varineau
17 December 2004 Symphonie fantastique Konserthuset, Göteborg, Sweden
Göteborgs Symfoniker
conductor: Paul McCreesh
18 December 2004
7.30pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
St James’s Church, Clacton on Sea, UK
The Clacton Choral Society
conductor: Peter Kenvyn Jones
18 December 2004 Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)

Home for the Holidays
DeVos Performance Hall, Grand Rapids, USA
Grand Rapids Symphony
conductor: John Varineau
18 December 2004 Symphonie fantastique Konserthuset, Göteborg, Sweden
Göteborgs Symfoniker
conductor: Paul McCreesh
19 December 2004
6.00pm
Benvenuto Cellini

sung in French with German super-titles;
dialogue in German

Musiktheater im Revier, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Musiktheater im Revier Chorus and Orchestra
conductor: Samuel Bächli
chorus master: Nandor Ronay
producer: Andreas Baesler
Burkhard Fritz (Cellini), Rainer Zaun (Balducci) 
Aris Argiris (Fieramosca), Claudia Braun (Teresa) 
Anke Sieloff (Ascanio), Nicolai Karnolsky (Pope Clement VII)
Georg Hansen (Francesco), Jerzy Kwika (Bernardino) 
William Saetre / Sergey Fomenko (Cabaretier)
19 December 2004
7.30pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, UK
Manchester Concert Orchestra
Canzonetta, chamber choir
conductor: Nick Davies
19 December 2004
7.30pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
St David’s Hall, Cardiff, UK
Welsh Concert Orchestra
Cardiff Ardwyn Singers
Howell’s School Senior Choir
conductor: Richard Balcombe
19 December 2004
7.30pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
Usher Hall, Edinburgh, UK
Scottish Concert Orchestra
Edinburgh Royal Choral Union
Edinburgh Youth Choir
conductor: Simon Wright 
19 December 2004 L’Enfance du Christ Theater aan de Parade, Den Bosch, Netherlands
Brabants Orkest, Brabant Koor
Valérie Cuillorit (soprano)
Alex Vermeulen (tenor)
Martijn Sanders (baritone)
Julian Hartman (bass)
conductor: Michel Tabachnik
20 December 2004
7.30pm
La Damnation de Faust (excerpts) Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, USA
NEC Junior Massachusetts Youth Wind Ensemble
conductor: David Samour
21 December 2004
7.30pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
London Concert Orchestra
The London Chorus
conductor: Robin Stapleton
21 December 2004 L’Enfance du Christ Theater aan de Parade, Den Bosch, Netherlands
Brabants Orkest, Brabant Koor
Valérie Cuillorit (soprano)
Alex Vermeulen (tenor)
Martijn Sanders (baritone)
Julian Hartman (bass)
conductor: Michel Tabachnik
22 December 2004
8.00pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
National Concert Hall, Dublin 2, Ireland
Dublin Concert Orchestra
Carlow Choral Society
conductor: Richard Balcombe
23 December 2004
3.15pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
National Concert Hall, Dublin 2, Ireland
Dublin Concert Orchestra
Carlow Choral Society
conductor: Richard Balcombe
23 December 2004
7.30pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Scottish Concert Orchestra
Glasgow Youth Choir
Edinburgh Royal Choral Union
conductor: Simon Wright
23 December 2004
7.30pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, UK
Manchester Concert Orchestra
Manchester Chorale
Manchester Boys’ Choir
conductor: Nick Davies
23 December 2004
7.30pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
Barbican Hall, London, UK
London Concert Orchestra
English Concert Chorus
conductor: John Pryce-Jones
23 December 2004
7.30pm
Benvenuto Cellini

sung in French with German super-titles;
dialogue in German

Musiktheater im Revier, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Musiktheater im Revier Chorus and Orchestra
conductor: Samuel Bächli
chorus master: Nandor Ronay
producer: Andreas Baesler
Burkhard Fritz (Cellini), Rainer Zaun (Balducci) 
Aris Argiris (Fieramosca), Claudia Braun (Teresa) 
Anke Sieloff (Ascanio), Nicolai Karnolsky (Pope Clement VII)
Georg Hansen (Francesco), Jerzy Kwika (Bernardino) 
William Saetre / Sergey Fomenko (Cabaretier)
23 December 2004
8.00pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
National Concert Hall, Dublin 2,  Ireland
Dublin Concert Orchestra
Carlow Choral Society
conductor: Richard Balcombe 
23 December 2004 Messe solennelle Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy
Orchestra e Coro del Teatro alla Scala
conductor: Riccardo Muti
soloists: Genia Kühmeier (soprano)
Giuseppe Sabbatini (tenor), Ildar Abdrazakov (bass)
24 December 2004
3.00pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
Royal Festival Hall, London, UK
London Concert Orchestra*
The London Chorus
conductor: Robin Stapleton

*The London Concert Orchestra could not have performed simultaneously in this concert and in the one immediately below; we have not been able to determine the correct information.
24 December 2004
3.00pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK
London Concert Orchestra
English Concert Chorus
Shrewsbury Young Performers Choir 
conductor: John Pryce-Jones 
29 December 2004
7.30pm
Benvenuto Cellini

sung in French with German super-titles;
dialogue in German

Musiktheater im Revier, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Musiktheater im Revier Chorus and Orchestra
conductor: Samuel Bächli
chorus master: Nandor Ronay
producer: Andreas Baesler
Burkhard Fritz (Cellini), Rainer Zaun (Balducci) 
Aris Argiris (Fieramosca), Claudia Braun (Teresa) 
Anke Sieloff (Ascanio), Nicolai Karnolsky (Pope Clement VII)
Georg Hansen (Francesco), Jerzy Kwika (Bernardino) 
William Saetre / Sergey Fomenko (Cabaretier)
31 December 2004
5.45pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Musikhalle, Großer Saal, Hamburg, Germany
KlassikPhilharmonie Hamburg
conductor: Robert Stheli
31 December 2004
7.30pm
Marche hongroise  (from La Damnation de Faust)

Hogmanay Gala
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
conductor: Nick Davies

November 2004   January 2005

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