Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

Classified by date

Year 2005 (May)

The table below lists the performances in chronological order.

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May

1 May 2005
3.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

Chancellor’s Concert
Graham Chapel, Washington University, St. Louis, USA
Washington University Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Dan Presgrave
1 May 2005
6.00pm
Le Ballet des ombres Opéra, Lauzanne, Switzerland
Chœur de chambre Les Éléments
conductor: Joël Suhubiette
Corinne Durous (piano)
1 May 2005
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Marin Civic Center, Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium,
San Rafael, CA, USA
Marin Symphony
conductor: Alasdair Neale
2 May 2005
7.00pm
Cléopâtre


Moscow Easter Festival
Conservatory Great Hall, Moscow, Russia
Mariinsky Theater Symphony Orchestra
conductor:  Valery Gergiev 
Olga Borodina (mezzo-soprano)
3 May 2005
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Marin Civic Center, Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium,
San Rafael, CA, USA
Marin Symphony
conductor: Alasdair Neale
3 May 2005
8.00pm
Le Ballet des ombres Opéra, Rennes, France
Chœur de chambre Les Éléments
conductor: Joël Suhubiette
Corinne Durous (piano)
3 May 2005
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Tonhalle, Düsseldorf, Germany
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Charles Dutoit
3 May 2005 Cléopâtre

staged performance
Theater aan de Parade, Den Bosch, Netherlands
Peter Nilsson (piano)
Marieke Koster (mezzo-soprano)
4 May 2005
7.30pm
Te Deum Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, London, UK
Hertfordshire Chorus
Crouch End Festival Chorus
Finchley Children’s Music Group
Mid Herts Youth Choir
Aurelian Symphony Orchestra
conductor: David Temple
Jeffrey Stewart (tenor)
Roderick Elms (organ)
4 May 2005
7.30pm
Overture le Corsaire Ponchartrain Center, New Orleans, USA
Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Timothy Muffitt
4 May 2005
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Kölner Philharmonie, Cologne, Germany
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Charles Dutoit
5 May 2005
5.00pm
Les Troyens Opernhaus, Leipzig, Germany
Gewandhausorchester, Chor der Oper Leipzig, 
Chor der Musikalischen Komödie
conductor: Robert Reimer
chorus master: Anton Tremmel
producer: Guy Joosten
Robert Chafin (Énée), Herman Wallén (Chorèbe); 
Metodie Bujor (Panthée), James Moellenhoff (Narbal)
Riccardo Botta (Iopas), Marika Schönberg (Ascagne)
Nadja Michael (Cassandre), Cornelia Helfricht (Didon)
Ceri Williams (Anna), Riccardo Botta (Hylas)
Erwin Noack (Priam), Tuomas Pursio (a Greek chief)
Frank Blees (Ghost of Hector), Birger Radde (Helenus)
Herman Wallén, Tuomas Pursio (two soldiers)
Hendrikje Wangemann (Hécube) 
Ines Agnes Krautwurst (Andromaque)
5 May 2005 La Damnation de Faust




International Spring Festival of Music of Shanghai
Centre des Arts de l’Orient, Shanghai, China
Orchestre de l’Opéra de Shanghai, Orchestre de Picardie
conductor: Guo Yong Zhang
Li Mong Chi (Faust)
Xiaoyong Yang (Méphistophélès)
Anne Pareuil (Marguerite)
7 May 2005
7.30pm
Grande Messe des Morts (Requiem) Guildford Cathedral, Guildford, UK
Centenary Chorus consisting of:
Ashford, Bracknell, Fleet, Surrey Heath and Yateley Choral Societies
Guildford Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Clive Fairbairn
soloist not announced
7 May 2005 Cléopâtre

staged performance
Schouwburg, Arnhem, Netherlands
Peter Nilsson (piano)
Marieke Koster (mezzo-soprano)
8 May 2005
3.00pm
La Captive  (Version III) Abbaye, Grange, La Prée, France
Sylvie Sullé (mezzo-soprano)
Dominique de Williencourt (cello)
Émile Naoumoff (piano)
8 May 2005
3.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra
conductor: James Gaffigan
8 May 2005

pre-concert talk at 6.45pm
Symphonie fantastique Georg-Friedrich-Händel-Halle, Halle, Germany
Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Halle
conductor: Heribert Esser 
9 May 2005

pre-concert talk at 6.45pm
Symphonie fantastique Georg-Friedrich-Händel-Halle, Halle, Germany
Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Halle
conductor: Heribert Esser 
10 May 2005
10.00am
Grande fête chez Capulet (from Roméo et Juliette) Parco della Musica, Sala Santa Cecilia, Rome, Italy
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
conductor: Carlo Rizzari
10 May 2005
7.30pm
Grande Messe des Morts (Requiem) Guildford Cathedral, Guildford, UK
Centenary Chorus consisting of:
Ashford, Bracknell, Fleet, Surrey Heath and Yateley Choral Societies
Guildford Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Clive Fairbairn
13 May 2005 Symphonie fantastique California Theatre, San Jose, USA
Symphony Silicon Valley
conductor: George Cleve
14 May 2005 Symphonie fantastique California Theatre, San Jose, USA
Symphony Silicon Valley
conductor: George Cleve
16 May 2005 Grande Messe des morts  (Requiem) National Arts Centre, Ottawa, Canada
Ottawa Symphony Orchestra
Ottawa Choral Society
University of Ottawa Choirs 
conductor: David Currie
Philippe Castagner (tenor)
18 May 2005
7.30pm
Unspecified works

The French Connection
St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, Annapolis, Maryland, USA
Washington Symphonic Brass
18 May 2005
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Symphony Center, Michigan, Illinois, USA
DePaul University Orchestra
conductor: Cliff Colnot
Susanne Mentzer (mezzo-soprano)
19 May 2005
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, USA
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Robert Spano
20 May 2005
7.45pm

pre-concert talk by Thierry Fischer at 7.00pm

Read a review of this performance by Kevin O’Neill
Symphonie fantastique Waterfront Hall, Belfast, UK
Ulster Orchestra
conductor: Thierry Fischer
20 May 2005
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, USA
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Robert Spano
20 May 2005
8.00pm
Overture le Corsaire Hilbert Circle Theater, Indianapolis, USA
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Larry Rachleff
20 May 2005 Harold en Italie Casa de la Cultura, Salta, Argentina
Orquesta Sinfónica de Salta
conductor:  Felipe Izcaray
21 May 2005
7.30pm
Overture Les Francs-Juges St Saviour’s Church, St Albans, UK
Hertfordshire Philharmonia
conductor: Adrian Brown
21 May 2005
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, USA
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Robert Spano
21 May 2005
8.00pm
Overture le Corsaire Hilbert Circle Theater, Indianapolis, USA
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Larry Rachleff
21 May 2005
8.30pm
“Hector Berlioz, l’écrivain face au compositeur”

[Hector Berlioz, composer and writer face to face]

A theatrical show interspersed with music 

Text: excerpts from Mémoires

Music:
Les Nuits d’été, Cléopatre, Fleurs des Landes
and also works by Liszt, Gluck, Weber, Dalayrac and others
Centre culturel, Lançon de Provence,
next to Salon de Provence, France
Compagnie Interlude
Julien Di Tommaso (representing Berlioz)
accompanied by a singer (mezzo-soprano) and a pianist who also represent Berlioz’s family and friends 
director: Julien Di Tommaso
25 May 2005
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at: 7.15pm 

Grande Messe des morts  (Requiem) Eurogress, Aachen, Germany
Sinfonieorchester Aachen; Capella Aquensis
Opernchor Theater Aachen; Sinfonischer Chor Aachen
conductor: Marcus R. Bosch
Michael König (tenor)
26 May 2005
7.30pm
L’Invitation à la Valse

Weber, orch. Berlioz
Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, UK
The Hallé Orchestra
conductor: Mark Elder
26 May 2005
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at: 7.15pm 

Grande Messe des morts  (Requiem) Eurogress, Aachen, Germany
Sinfonieorchester Aachen; Capella Aquensis
Opernchor Theater Aachen; Sinfonischer Chor Aachen
conductor: Marcus R. Bosch
Michael König (tenor)
28 May 2005
4.00pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
First Presbyterian Church, Barre, USA
Mad River Chorale, Barre Choraleers
chorus master: Piero Bonamico 
28 May 2005
8.00pm
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem) Music Hall, May Festival, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Chamber Choir and Chorale, May Festival Chorus
conductor: James Levine
Matthew Polenzani (tenor)
29 May 2005
4.00pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
Bundy Center for the Arts, Waitsfield, USA
Mad River Chorale, Barre Choraleers
chorus master: Piero Bonamico 
31 May 2005
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Ulmer Theater, Ulm, Germany
Philharmonisches Orchester der Stadt Ulm

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