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Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

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Year 2005 (July)

The table below lists the performances in chronological order. 

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1 July 2005 Grande Messe des morts (Requiem)

Stars of the White Nights Festival
Courtyard, State Hermitage Museum, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Mariinsky Theater Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Valery Gergiev 
2 July 2005
Mélodies (unspecified)

A concert in memory of Mademoiselle Thérèse Husson Secretary General of the Association Nationale Hector Berlioz
Garden of Musée Hector Berlioz, La Côte Saint-André, France
Isabelle Vernet (soprano)
François-René Duchâble (piano)
2 July 2005
Symphonie fantastique Eton College School Hall, Eton, UK
Windsor & Maidenhead Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Robert Roscoe
2 July 2005
Symphonie fantastique Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia
Sydney Symphony
conductor: Alain Lombard 
2 July 2005  Overture Le Carnaval romain St George’s, Bristol, UK
The Bristol Concert Orchestra
conductor: Stefan Hofkes
5 July 2005
Overture Le Roi Lear Chichester Cathedral, Chichester, UK
Philharmonia Orchestra
conductor: Shuntaro Sato
7 July 2005 Symphonie fantastique Haarlem Philharmonie, Haarlem, Netherlands
Holland Symfonia
conductor: Roy Goodman
8 July 2005 Symphonie fantastique Haarlem Philharmonie, Haarlem, Netherlands
Holland Symfonia
conductor: Roy Goodman
10 July 2005
Overture Le Corsaire St Saviours Church, Brockenhurst, UK
The Bournemouth Philharmonic Society Orchestra
conductor: Sam Newgarth
14 July 2005 Les Troyens Nationaltheater, Mannheim, Germany
Nationaltheater Chorus and Orchestra
conductor: Axel Kober
chorus master: Bernhard Schneider
Michail Agafonov (Énée), Kathleen Broderick (Cassandre)
Susan Maclean (Didon), Thomas Berau (Chorèbe)
Ceri Williams (Anna), Tomas Konieczny (Narbal)
Xavier Moreno (Iopas), Marina Ivanova (Ascagne)
15 July 2005

Broadcast live on BBC1 TV and BBC Radio 3; repeated on BBC Radio 3 on 18 July at 2.00pm 
Overture Le Corsaire

BBC Proms 2005
Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
BBC Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Sir Roger Norrington 
15 July 2005
Overture Le Carnaval romain

French Prom
St David’s Hall, Cardiff, UK
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Owain Arwel Hughes
16 July 2005 Symphonie fantastique Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Caramoor, USA
Orchestra of St. Luke’s
conductor: Peter Oundjian
17 July 2005
Les Nuits d’été

Music for a Summer Evening
The Palace Hotel, Buxton, UK
Sinfonia ViVA
Ann Murray (soprano)
19 July 2005
Menuet des follets (from La Damnation de Faust)

Discovery Programme
City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney, Australia
Sydney Sinfonia
conductor: Richard Gill
21 July 2005
Les Nuits d’été

Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival
Schloss, Großer Saal, Kiel, Germany
Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa
conductor: Ludovic Morlot
Jessye Norman (soprano)
22 July 2005
Overture Le Corsaire  National Arts Centre, Southam Hall, Ottowa, Canada
Orchestre de la Francophonie canadienne
conductor: Jean-Philippe Tremblay
24 July 2005
Overture Le Carnaval romain

Prague Proms 2005
Municipal House, Smetana Hall, Prague, Czech Republic
Czech National Symphony Orchestra 
conductor: Libor Pešek
26 July 2005
Symphonie fantastique
(Liszt transcription)
City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney, Australia
Giovanni Bellucci (piano)
26 July 2005
Symphonie fantastique Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse
conductor: Jaap van Zweden
26 July 2005
Overture Le Carnaval romain

Tanglewood on Parade
Shed, Tanglewood, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
conductor: James Levine 
28 July 2005
Le Spectre de la rose
L’Île inconnue

(from Les Nuits d’été)

Verbier Festival
Salle Medran, Verbier, Switzerland
Kiri Te Kanawa, (soprano)
Julian Reynolds (piano)
28 July 2005
Overture Le Corsaire Filene Center, Wolf Trap Farm for the Performing Arts, Vienna, VA, USA
National Symphony Orchestra
conductor: JoAnn Falletta
29 July 2005
Les Nuits d’été (excerpts) St. Michaelis, Krypta, Hamburg, Germany
Elisabeth Kulman (Mezzo-soprano)
Hansjörg Albrecht (piano)
31 July 2005

Broadcast live on BBC Radio 3; Broadcast on BBC Four TV at 7.30

Read a review of this performance by Alan Merryweather and Mary Weber 
Roméo et Juliette

BBC Proms 2005
Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
London Symphony Chorus
conductor: Ilan Volkov 
Katarina Karnéus (mezzo-soprano)
Jean-Paul Fouchécourt (tenor)
John Relyea (bass)

June 2005   August 2005

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