Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

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Year 2004 (May)

The table below lists the performances in chronological order.

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May

1 May 2004
8.00pm
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust) Burruss Auditorium, Virginia Tech School of the Arts, Blacksburg, USA
New River Valley Symphony
conductor: James Glazebrook
1 May 2004
8.00pm

pre-concert talk by David Hoose at 7.00pm at Lindsey Recital Hall in the Kuersteiner Music Building
Symphonie fantastique Ruby Diamond Auditorium, Tallahassee, USA
Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra
conductor: David Hoose
4 May 2004
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at 7.00pm
by Hugh Macdonald
Cléopâtre Symphony Hall, Boston, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos 
Nadja Michael (mezzo-soprano)
5 May 2004
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain  Mulroy Civic Center, Crouse Hinds Concert Theater, Syracuse, USA
Syracuse Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Itzhak Perlman
5 May 2004
7.30pm
Roméo et Juliette (excerpts) Konzert Kongresszentrum, salle blanche, Lucerne, Switzerland
Orchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg
conductor: Philippe Entremont
5 May 2004
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at 7.00pm
by Hugh Macdonald
Cléopâtre Symphony Hall, Boston, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos 
Nadja Michael (mezzo-soprano)
5 May 2004
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland
Orchestre de la Suisse romande
conductor: Pinchas Steinberg
6 May 2004
2.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Davis Hall, San Francisco, USA
San Francisco Youth Orchestra
conductor: Edwin Outwater
6 May 2004
7.30pm
Roméo et Juliette (excerpts) Palazzo di Congressi, Lugano, Switzerland
Orchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg
conductor; Philippe Entremont
6 May 2004
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at 7.00pm by Hugh Macdonald
Cléopâtre Symphony Hall, Boston, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
conductor: John Oliver 
Nadja Michael (mezzo-soprano)
7 May 2004
7.30pm
Apothéose (from Symphonie funèbre et triomphale) Brendle Recital Hall, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, USA
Piedmont Wind Symphony
conductor: Robert Simon
7 May 2004
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at 7.00pm by Hugh Macdonald
Cléopâtre Symphony Hall, Boston, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
conductor: John Oliver 
Nadja Michael (mezzo-soprano)
7 May 2004
8.00pm
Cléopâtre Opéra, Nice, France
Orchestre philharmonique de Nice
conductor: Marco Guidarini 
Jennifer Larmore (mezzo-soprano)
8 May 2004
7.30pm
Harold en Italie
La Captive
Le Roi de Thulé
Roméo et Juliette
La Mort d’Ophélie

The recital was accompanied by readings from Byron, Goethe, Hugo and Shakespeare.
Musikverein, Brahms-Saal, Vienna, Austria
Beatrice Petitet-Kircher (mezzo-soprano)
Axel Kircher (viola)
Iwan König (piano)
Peter Blaha (Speaker)
8 May 2004
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at 7.00pm by Hugh Macdonald
Cléopâtre Symphony Hall, Boston, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
conductor: John Oliver 
 Nadja Michael (mezzo-soprano)
8 May 2004
8.00pm
Harold en Italie Fairfield Concert Hall, Croydon, UK
Croydon Symphony Orchestra 
conductor: Darrell Davison 
Pedro Meireles (viola)
8 May 2004
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Aula Uni, Fribourg University, Fribourg, Switzerland
Orchestre de la Ville et de l’Université de Fribourg
conductor: not announced
9 May 2004 Roméo et Juliette (excerpts) Graf Zeppelinhaus, Friedrichshafen, Germany
Orchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg
conductor; Philippe Entremont
12 May 2004
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, UK
Hallé Orchestra
conductor: Stanislaw Skrowaczewski 
12 May 2004
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland
Orchestre de la Suisse romande
conductor: Pinchas Steinberg
13 May 2004
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, UK
Hallé Orchestra
conductor: Stanislaw Skrowaczewski 
13 May 2004
8.15pm
Symphonie fantastique Théâtre de Beaulieu, Lausanne, Switzerland
Orchestre de la Suisse romande 
conductor: Pinchas Steinberg
14 May 2004
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique  (2nd movement) Royal Festival Hall, London, UK
BBC Concert Orchestra
conductor: Barry Wordsworth 
14 May 2004
8.00pm
La Mort d’Orphée  Beethovenhalle, Bonn, Germany
Beethoven Orchester Bonn
conductor: Roman Kofman
Douglas Nasrawi (tenor)
14 May 2004
8.00pm
Harold en Italie  The Great Indoors, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Honolulu Symphony
conductor: Samuel Wong
Mark Butin (viola)
14 May 2004
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Battell Chapel, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
The Civic Orchestra of New Haven
conductor: Christopher James Hisey
14 May 2004 Symphonie fantastique Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Florida, USA
The Florida Orchestra
conductor: Susan Haig
14 May 2004 Roméo et Juliette (excerpts) Nouveau Siècle, Lille, France
Orchestre National de Lille
conductor: Peter Schneider
14 May 2004 Harold en Italie Blaisdell Concert Hall, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Honolulu Symphony
conductor: Samuel Wong
Mark Butin (viola)
15 May 2004
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Stadthalle, Osnabrück, Germany
Niedersächsisches Jugendsinfonieorchester
conductor: Lutz de Veer
15 May 2004 Symphonie fantastique Stadthalle, Brunswick, Germany 
Orchestre de la Suisse romande
conductor: Pinchas Steinberg
15 May 2004 Roméo et Juliette (excerpts) Nouveau Siècle, Lille, France
Orchestre National de Lille
conductor: Peter Schneider
15 May 2004 Symphonie fantastique Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Florida, USA
The Florida Orchestra
conductor: Susan Haig
16 May 2004
10.45pm
Symphonie fantastique Théâtre Mogador, Paris, France
Orchestre Colonne
conductor: Ludovic Morlot
16 May 2004
4.00pm
Harold en Italie  The Great Indoors, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Honolulu Symphony
conductor: Samuel Wong
Mark Butin (viola)
16 May 2004
6.00pm
La Mort d’Orphée


“Hector Berlioz and his time”
Forum, Leverkusen, Germany
Orchester der Beethovenhalle Bonn
Schedrik Kinderchor Kiew
conductor: Roman Kofman
16 May 2004
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, UK
Hallé Orchestra
conductor: Stanislaw Skrowaczewski
16 May 2004 Symphonie fantastique Musikhalle, Hamburg, Germany 
Orchestre de la Suisse romande
conductor: Pinchas Steinberg
16 May 2004 Harold en Italie Blaisdell Concert Hal, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Honolulu Symphony
conductor: Samuel Wong
Mark Butin (viola)
16 May 2004 Symphonie fantastique Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Florida, USA
The Florida Orchestra
conductor: Susan Haig
16 May 2004 Les Nuits d’été Opernhaus, Hanover, Germany
Staatsorchester Hannover
conductor: Nicholas McGegan
Janina Baechle (mezzo-soprano)
17 May 2004 Symphonie fantastique Philharmonie, Cologne, Germany 
Orchestre de la Suisse romande
conductor: Pinchas Steinberg
17 May 2004 Les Nuits d’été Opernhaus, Hanover, Germany
Staatsorchester Hannover
conductor: Nicholas McGegan
Janina Baechle (mezzo-soprano)
17 May 2004 Roméo et Juliette (excerpts) Salle philharmonique, Liège, Belgium
Orchestre National de Lille
conductor: Peter Schneider
18 May 2004
7.00pm
Un Bal (from Symphonie fantastique)

Liszt transcription
Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Grande Auditório, Lisbon, Portugal
Louis Lortie (piano)
18 May 2004
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette (excerpts)

“Hector Berlioz and his time”
Forum, Leverkusen, Germany
Orchestral National de Lille
conductor: Peter Schneider
18 May 2004 Symphonie fantastique Stadthalle, Cassel, Germany 
Orchestre de la Suisse romande
conductor: Pinchas Steinberg
18 May 2004 Grande Messe des morts (Requiem) Staatsoper, Vienna, Austria
Wiener Philharmoniker, Wiener Staatsopernchor
conductor: Seiji Ozawa
Torsten Kerl (tenor)
19 May 2004
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Robert Spano
19 May 2004
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Philharmonie, Grosser Saal, Berlin, Germany
Berliner Philharmoniker
conductor: Semyon Bychkov
20 May 2004
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Robert Spano
20 May 2004
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Philharmonie, Grosser Saal, Berlin, Germany
Berliner Philharmoniker
conductor: Semyon Bychkov
20 May 2004
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Hilbert Circle Theater, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Larry Rachleff
21 May 2004
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Hilbert Circle Theater, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Larry Rachleff
21 May 2004
8.00pm
La Damnation de Faust  Dome Concert Hall, Brighton, UK
Orchestre National de Lorraine
Brighton Festival Chorus
conductor: Jacques Mercier
Bonaventura Bottone (Faust)
Matthew Best (Méphistophélès)
Donald Maxwell (Brander), Nora Gubisch (Marguerite)
21 May 2004
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Robert Spano
21 May 2004
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Philharmonie, Grosser Saal, Berlin, Germany
Berliner Philharmoniker
conductor: Semyon Bychkov
21 May 2004
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain  San Mateo Performing Arts Center, San Mateo, USA
Peninsula Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Mitchell Sardou Klein
21 May 2004
8.30pm
La Damnation de Faust Teatro Regio di Parma, Parma, Italy
Orchestra del Teatro Regio di Parma
Coro del Teatro Regio di Parma 
conductor: George Pehlivanian
Chorus master: Martino Faggiani
Yasu Nakajima (Faust)
Michele Pertusi (Méphistophélès)
Riccardo Zanellato (Brander)
Adina Nitescu (Marguerite)
22 May 2004
7.30pm
Harold en Italie Parish Church of St Peter & St Paul, Wantage, UK
The Wantage Orchestra
conductor: Nigel Somerville
Ruth Harper (viola)
22 May 2004
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval Romain  De Anza College, Flint Center, Stevens Creek, Cupertino, USA
Peninsula Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Mitchell Sardou Klein
22 May 2004
8.30pm
La Damnation de Faust Teatro Regio di Parma, Parma, Italy
Orchestra del Teatro Regio di Parma
Coro del Teatro Regio di Parma 
conductor: George Pehlivanian
Chorus master: Martino Faggiani
Yasu Nakajima (Faust)
Michele Pertusi (Méphistophélès)
Riccardo Zanellato (Brander)
Adina Nitescu (Marguerite)
23 May 2004
2.15pm
Symphonie fantastique Theater aan de Parade, ’s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Vlaams Radio Orkest
conductor: Yoel Levi
24 May 2004
7.30pm
La Damnation de Faust

staged performance

Opéra Bastille, Paris, France
Orchestre de l’Opéra national de Paris
Chœur de l’Opéra national de Paris
Chœur d’enfants de l’Opéra national de Paris
conductor: Mark Elder
chorus master: Peter Burian 
staging: Robert Lepage
Paul Groves (Faust)
Samuel Ramey (Méphistophélès)
Christophe Fel (Brander)
Jennifer Larmore (Marguerite)
24 May 2004
8.00pm
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust) Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris, France
Orchestre symphonique des 100 violons tziganes de Budapest
conductor: not announced
24 May 2004
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Kongresshalle, Augsburg, Germany
Philharmonisches Orchester Augsburg
conductor: Rudolf Piehlmayer
25 May 2004
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Kongresshalle, Augsburg, Germany
Philharmonisches Orchester Augsburg
conductor: Rudolf Piehlmayer
25 May 2004
8.00pm
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust) Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris, France
Orchestre symphonique des 100 violons tziganes de Budapest
conductor: not announced
27 May 2004
7.30pm
La Damnation de Faust

staged performance

Opéra Bastille, Paris, France
Orchestre de l’Opéra national de Paris
Chœur de l’Opéra national de Paris
Chœur d’enfants de l’Opéra national de Paris
conductor: Mark Elder
chorus master: Peter Burian 
staging: Robert Lepage
Paul Groves (Faust), Samuel Ramey (Méphistophélès)
Christophe Fel (Brander), Jennifer Larmore (Marguerite)
27 May 2004
8.30pm
Les Nuits d’été  Auditorium, Milan, Italy
Orchestra sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi
conductor: Michael Schønwandt
Katarina Karnéus (mezzo-soprano)
27 May 2004
8.30pm
Messe solennelle Cathédrale Notre-Dame, Le Havre, France
Orchestre philharmonique européen
Chœurs André Caplet
conductor: Jean Legoupil
28 May 2004
8.30pm
Les Nuits d’été  Auditorium, Milan, Italy
Orchestra sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi
conductor: Michael Schønwandt
Katarina Karnéus (mezzo-soprano)
30 May 2004
2.30pm
La Damnation de Faust

staged performance

Opéra Bastille, Paris, France
Orchestre de l’Opéra national de Paris
Chœur de l’Opéra national de Paris
Chœur d’enfants de l’Opéra national de Paris
conductor: Mark Elder
chorus master: Peter Burian 
staging: Robert Lepage
Paul Groves (Faust), Samuel Ramey (Méphistophélès)
Christophe Fel (Brander), Jennifer Larmore (Marguerite)
30 May 2004
4.00pm
Les Nuits d’été  Auditorium, Milan, Italy
Orchestra sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi
conductor: Michael Schønwandt
Katarina Karnéus (mezzo-soprano)
30 May 2004
4.00pm
“Around Théophile Gautier”

Les Nuits d’été

Also melodies by Duparc, Fauré, Gounod
Musée de la Révolution Française, Château de Vizille Isère, France
Françoise Masset (soprano)
Mirella Giardelli (piano)
in partnership with Les Musiciens du Louvre
31 May 2004
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été


Bath International Music Festival  
Theatre Royal, Bath, UK
Bath Philharmonia
conductor: Jason Thornton 
soloist not announced

April 2004   June 2004

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