Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

Classified by date

Year 2005 (October)

The table below lists the performances in chronological order.

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October

1 October 2005
8.00pm
Symphonie funèbre et triomphale


Niedersächsische Musiktage
St. Marien, Osnabrück, Germany
La Musique des Gardiens de la Paix Parisiens
St. Johannis-Kantorei Lüneburg, Marienkantorei
conductor: Philippe Ferro
1 October 2005
8.00pm

pre-concert talk by Peter Wynne at 7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Scranton Cultural Center, Scranton, USA
Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic
conductor: Lawrence Loh
1 October 2005
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire National Concert Hall, Dublin, Ireland
Philharmonia Orchestra
conductor: Christoph von Dohnányi
1 October 2005
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Symphony Hall, Boston, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
conductor: James Levine
1 October 2005
8.15pm
Les Nuits d’été Amsterdam, Concertgebouw, Netherlands
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
conductor: Marc Minkowski
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo soprano)
1 October 2005
8.15pm
L’Invitation à la valse

Weber, orch. Berlioz

Roméo et Juliette (orchestral excerpts)
Dr Anton Philipszaal, The Hague, Netherlands
Residentie Orkest
conductor: Jaap van Zweden
2 October 2005
2.15pm
L’Invitation à la valse

Weber, orch. Berlioz

Roméo et Juliette (orchestral excerpts)
Dr Anton Philipszaal, The Hague, Netherlands
Residentie Orkest
conductor: Jaap van Zweden
2 October 2005
3.00pm
Harold en Italie

Centennial Hall, Haverford School, Haverford, PA, USA

Temple University Symphony Orchestra

conductor: Luis Biava 

Ana Tsinadze (viola)

2 October 2005
3.00pm
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust) Volkshaus, Jenaer, Germany
Jenaer Philharmonie
conductor: Nicholas Milton
2 October 2005
4.00pm
Orphée et Eurydice

Berlioz version, after Gluck’s opera

Scène nationale, Le Cadran, Evreux, France
La Chambre philharmonique (with period instruments)
Chœur Accentus
conductor: Emmanuel Krivine
Liliana Nikiteanu (Orphée)
Elena de la Merced (Eurydice)
Magali Léger (l’Amour)
2 October 2005
4.00pm
Unspecified works Carr Performing Arts Centre, Orlando, USA
Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra
conductor: Harold Levin
3 October 2005
8.00pm

Live broadcast live on 104.9 FM-WCLV, Cleveland’s classical music radio station, and simulcast on www.wclv.com.
Roméo et Juliette (excerpts)





Benefit concert for Hurricane Katrina relief
Oberlin Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College, Finney Chapel, Oberlin, Ohio, USA
Oberlin Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Timothy Weiss 
3 October 2005
8.30pm
Orphée et Eurydice

Berlioz version, after Gluck’s opera

Scène nationale, Le Cadran, Evreux, France
La Chambre philharmonique (with period instruments)
Chœur Accentus
conductor: Emmanuel Krivine
Liliana Nikiteanu (Orphée)
Elena de la Merced (Eurydice)
Magali Léger (l’Amour)
4 October 2005 Les Nuits d’été Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris, France
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
conductor: Marc Minkowski
Anne-Sofie von Otter (mezzo-soprano)
5 October 2005
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, UK
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
conductor: Marc Minkowski
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo-soprano)
5 October 2005
7.30pm

pre-concert talk in the
Guildhall at 6.00pm
Symphonie fantastique



Cambridge International Concert Series
Cambridge Corn Exchange, Cambridge, UK
Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Gabriel Chmura 
7 October 2005  Symphonie fantastique

Romantic Beginnings concerts
Cultural Center of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines
Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Eugene Castillo
8 October 2005
4.00pm
Ballet des sylphes
Menuet des follets

(from La Damnation de Faust)
Théâtre Mogador, Paris, France
Orchestre Pasdeloup
conductor: Mark Foster
8 October 2005
6.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Muza Kawasaki Symphony Hall, Kanagawa, Japan
Tokyo Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Naoto Otomo
8 October 2005
7.30pm
Roméo et Juliette (excerpts) John F. Welsh Auditorium, Natrona County High School, Casper, Wyoming, USA 
Wyoming Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Jonathan Shames
8 October 2005
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

Canterbury Festival
The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, Kent, UK
Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Gabriel Chmura 
8 October 2005
8.00pm
Overture to Béatrice and Bénédict Germantown Performing Arts Center, Germantown, Tennessee, USA
Iris Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Michael Stern 
8 October 2005
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Bremen Glocke, Bremen, Germany
NDR-Sinfonieorchester
conductor: Alan Gilbert
9 October 2005
11.00am
Symphonie fantastique Laeiszhalle, Hamburg, Germany
NDR-Sinfonieorchester
conductor: Alan Gilbert
9 October 2005
7.30pm
Overture Le Corsaire Colston Hall, Bristol, UK
Philharmonia Orchestra
conductor: Christoph von Dohnányi
9 October 2005 Harold en Italie Teatro Comunale, Ferrara, Italy 
The State Symphony Orchestra Novaya Rossiya
conductor and soloist: Yuri Bashmet
10 October 2005
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Laeiszhalle, Hamburg, Germany
NDR-Sinfonieorchester
conductor: Alan Gilbert
10 October 2005
8.30pm
Orphée et Eurydice

Berlioz version, after Gluck’s opera

Carré Saint-Vincent, Orléans, France
La Chambre philharmonique (with period instruments)
Chœur Accentus
conductor: Emmanuel Krivine
Liliana Nikiteanu (Orphée)
Elena de la Merced (Eurydice)
Magali Léger (l’Amour)
12 October 2005
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Theater der Stadt Schweinfurt, Schweinfurt, Germany
Bamberger Symphoniker
conductor: Gustavo Dudamel
13 October 2005
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Heinrich-Lades-Halle, Erlangen, Germany
Bamberger Symphoniker
conductor: Gustavo Dudamel
13 October 2005
8.00pm
L’Invitation à la valse

Weber, orch. Berlioz

Roméo et Juliette (orchestral excerpts)
Kurhaus, Wiesbaden, Germany
Residentie Orkest
conductor: Jaap van Zweden
13 October 2005 Harold en Italie Kennedy Center, Washington, USA
National Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Pinchas Zukerman (viola)
14 October 2005
9.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Teatro Independencia, Mednoza, Argentina
Orquesta filarmónica de Mendoza
conductor: Alexey Izmirliev
14 October 2005
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Stadthalle, Bayreuth, Germany
Bamberger Symphoniker
conductor: Gustavo Dudamel
14 October 2005
8.00pm
L’Invitation à la valse

Weber, orch. Berlioz

Roméo et Juliette (orchestral excerpts)
Meistersinghalle, Nüremberg, Germany
Residentie Orkest
conductor: Jaap van Zweden
14 October 2005 Symphonie fantastique The Sands Centre, Carlisle, UK 
Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Gabriel Chmura
14 October 2005 Harold en Italie Kennedy Center, Washington, USA
National Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Pinchas Zukerman (viola)
14 October 2005 Overture Le Roi Lear Blaisdell Center Concert Hall, Honolulu, USA
Honolulu Symphony
conductor: Samuel Wong
15 October 2005
7.00 pm
Unspecified songs St Mary’s Church, Bathwick, Bath, UK
Kate Warshaw (mezzo soprano)
Andrew Matthews-Owen (piano)
15 October 2005
7.30 pm
Symphonie fantastique Leeds Town Hall, Leeds, UK
Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Gabriel Chmura
15 October 2005
8.00pm
L’Invitation à la valse

Weber, orch. Berlioz

Roméo et Juliette (orchestral excerpts)
Alte Oper, Frankfurt, Germany
Residentie Orkest
conductor: Jaap van Zweden
15 October 2005
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette (excerpts) Spanos Theatre, Cal Poly Music Department, San Luis Obispo, USA
Jacalyn Kreitzer (Mezzo-Soprano)
Susan Azaret Davies (Piano)
15 October 2005
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Sinfonie an der Regnitz, Joseph-Keilberth-Saal, Bamberger, Germany
Bamberger Symphoniker
conductor: Gustavo Dudamel
15 October 2005 Harold en Italie Kennedy Center, Washington, USA
National Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Pinchas Zukerman (viola)
15 October 2005 Symphonie fantastique Sherwood Hall, Salinas, USA
Monterey Symphony
conductor: Max Bragado-Darman
16 October 2005
11.00am-2.00pm
Les Troyens:

Acts III, IV and V (Les Troyens à Carthage)

pre-performance workshop
Opernhaus, Düsseldorf, Germany
16 October 2005
1.30pm 
Unspecified works Hilbert Circle Theatre, Indianapolis, USA
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Thomas Wilkins
16 October 2005
2.30pm
Symphonie fantastique St. Francis Auditorium, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
Santa Fe Community Orchestra
conductor: Oliver Prezant
16 October 2005
4.00pm 
Unspecified works Hilbert Circle Theatre, Indianapolis, USA
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Thomas Wilkins
16 October 2005
5.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Sinfonie an der Regnitz, Joseph-Keilberth-Saal, Bamberger, Germany
Bamberger Symphoniker
conductor: Gustavo Dudamel
16 October 2005
5.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland
Orchestre philharmonique de Liège
conductor: Louis Langrée
16 October 2005 Overture Le Roi Lear Blaisdell Center Concert Hall, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Honolulu Symphony
conductor: Samuel Wong
16 October 2005 Symphonie fantastique Sunset Theater, Carmel, USA
Monterey Symphony
conductor: Max Bragado-Darman
17 October 2005
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Wigmore Hall, London, UK
Alexandra Sherman (mezzo-soprano)
John Reid (piano)
17 October 2005
8.00pm
L’Invitation à la valse

Weber, orch. Berlioz

Roméo et Juliette (orchestral excerpts)
Kultur & Kongresszentrum Liederhalle, Stuttgart, Germany
Residentie Orkest
conductor: Jaap van Zweden
17 October 2005 Symphonie fantastique Sunset Theater, Carmel, USA
Monterey Symphony
conductor: Max Bragado-Darman
19 October 2005
7.30pm
Harold en Italie


Eighth Beijing Music Festival
Beijing Concert Hall, Beijing, China
China Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Steven Sloane
Tabea Zimmermann, viola
20 October 2005
8.00pm
L’Invitation à la valse

Weber, orch. Berlioz

Roméo et Juliette (orchestral excerpts)
Konzertsaal, Viersen, Germany
Residentie Orkest
conductor: Jaap van Zweden
20 October 2005
8.15pm
Les Nuits d’été De Doelen, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Rotterdams Philharmonisch orkest
conductor: Michel Plasson
Nathalie Stutzman (viola)
20 October 2005 Overture Le Corsaire Symphony Hall, Phoenix, USA
Phoenix Symphony
conductor: Larry Rachleff
21 October 2005
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été





As part of the RNCM Vocal Conference
(19-21 October)
Haden Freeman Concert Hall, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, UK
RNCM Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Matthew Wood
with six soloists as originally intended by Berlioz:
Rachel Russell (soprano), Janet Fischer (soprano)
Charlotte Stephenson (mezzo-soprano)
Christopher Turner (tenor), Mark Bell (baritone)
David Butt-Philip (baritone)
22 October 2005
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Ventura College Theatre, Ventura, USA
Ventura College Community Orchestra
musical director and conductor: Professor Burns Taft
22 October 2005
8.00pm

Recorded for broadcast on KCME-FM, 88.7
Overture Le Corsaire Pikes Peak Center, Colorado Springs, USA
Colorado Springs Philharmonic
conductor: Lawrence Leighton Smith
22 October 2005 Overture Le Corsaire Symphony Hall, Phoenix, USA
Phoenix Symphony
conductor: Larry Rachleff
23 October 2005
11.00am
Mélodies (unspecified)

operatic production

Wexford Festival Opera
Dun Mhuire, Wexford, Ireland
director and pianist: Rosetta Cucchi
Marina Lodygensky (soprano)
Lorena Scarlata Rizzo (mezzo-soprano)
Vincent Pavesi (bass)
23 October 2005
11.00am-1.00pm
Les Troyens:

Acts I and II (La Prise de Troie)

pre-performance workshop
Theater, Duisburg, Germany
23 October 2005
2.15pm
Les Nuits d’été De Doelen, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Rotterdams Philharmonisch orkest
conductor: Michel Plasson
Nathalie Stutzman (viola)
23 October 2005
2.30pm
Overture Le Corsaire Pikes Peak Center, Colorado Springs, USA
Colorado Springs Philharmonic
conductor: Lawrence Leighton Smith
23 October 2005
7.30pm
Marche au supplice (from Symphonie fantastique)

Halloween concert
Paradise Performing Arts Center, Paradise, USA
Paradise Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Lloyd Roby
27 October 2005
11.00pm
Chasse royale et orage (from Les Troyens) Pasadena Community Church, St. Petersburg, USA
Florida Orchestra
conductor: Susan Haig 
27 October 2005
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique 

Halloween concert
Angelle Hall Auditorium, University of Louisiana, Lafayette, USA
UL Lafayette Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Michael Blaney
27 October 2005 Overture Le Corsaire 
Les Nuits d’été
Oslo Concert Hall, Oslo, Norway
Oslo-Filharmonien
conductor: Michel Plasson
Nathalie Stutzmann (mezzo-soprano)
28 October 2005
11.00pm
Chasse royale et orage (from Les Troyens) Louise Lykes Ferguson Hall – Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center Tampa, FL, USA
Florida Orchestra
conductor: Susan Haig 
28 October 2005
8.00pm 
Waverley Overture
Cléopâtre
Damnation de Faust
(excerpts)
Les Troyens (excerpts)

A Blaze of Berlioz Concert 4
Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, Vancouver, BC, Canada
University of British Columbia Symphony Orchestra
UBC Opera Ensemble
University Singers
conductor: Bruce Pullan
director: Nancy Hermiston
28 October 2005
8.30pm
Overture Les Carnaval romain Teatro del Estado, Xalapa, Mexico
Orquesta sinfónica de Xalapa
conductor: Grzegorz Nowak
28 October 2005 Overture Le Corsaire 
Les Nuits d’été
Oslo Concert Hall, Oslo, Norway
Oslo-Filharmonien
conductor: Michel Plasson
Nathalie Stutzmann (mezzo-soprano)
29 October 2005
3.00pm

pre-performance talk half an hour before the start of the performance

Read two reviews of this performance by Dominique Catteau and Pierre-René Serna (both in French)

Les Troyens:
(split between Duisburg and Düsseldorf)

Acts I and II (La Prise de Troie)

(Acts III, IV and V in Düsseldorf; see below)

Theater, Duisburg, Germany
Der Chor und Extrachor der Deutschen Oper am Rhein
Statisterie der Deutschen Oper am Rhein
Bühnenorchester der Deutschen Oper am Rhein
Die Duisburger Philhormoniker
conductor: John Fiore
chorus master: Gerhard Michalski
producer: Christof Loy
Aeneas: Albert Bonnema
Choroebus: Boris Statsenko
Pantheus: Günes Gürle
Ascanius: Anke Krabbe
Cassandra: Evelyn Herlitzius
Priam: Michail Milanov
The ghost of Hector: Sami Luttinen
Helenus: Sergey Tkachenko
Polyxena: Victoria Demkina
Hecuba: Nassrin Azarmi
Andromache: Monique Janotta
Astyanax: Andreas Ponitka
Soldier: Julian Kumpusch
A Greek captain: Daniel Djambazian
29 October 2005
7.30pm

pre-performance talk half an hour before the start of the performance

Read two reviews of this performance byDominique Catteau and Pierre-René Serna (both in French)

Les Troyens:
(split between Duisburg and Düsseldorf)

Acts III, IV and V (Les Troyens à Carthage)

Acts I and II in Duisburg, see above

Opernhaus, Düsseldorf, Germany
Der Chor und Extrachor der Deutschen Oper am Rhein
Statisterie der Deutschen Oper am Rhein
Bühnenorchester der Deutschen Oper am Rhein
Die Düsseldorfer Symphoniker
conductor: John Fiore
chorus master: Gerhard Michalski
producer: Christof Loy
Aeneas: Albert Bonnema
Ghost of Choroebus: Julian Kumpusch
Panthus: Günes Gürle
Narbal: Thorsten Grümbel
Iopas: Fabrice Farina
Ascanius: Anke Krabbe
Ghost of Cassandra: Manuela Kunze
Dido: Jeanne Piland
Anna: Katarzyna Kuncio
Hylas: Norbert Ernst
Ghost of Priam: Michail Milanov
1st Soldier: James Martin
2nd Soldier: Sergio Raonić Luković
29 October 2005
7.30pm
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust) Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Andrew Greenwood
29 October 2005
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique (4th movement) Bethany Lutheran Church, Austin, TX, USA
Austin Civic Orchestra
conductor: Lois Ferrari
29 October 2005
8.00pm

pre-concert talk by
Tsung Yeh at 7.00pm
La Damnation de Faust (excerpts)


“The Devil Made Me Do It.”
Halloween Spectacular
Morris Performing Arts Center, South Bend, Indiana, USA
South Bend Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Tsung Yeh
29 October 2005 La Damnation de Faust
(excerpts)
Civic Center, Des Moines, USA
Des Moines Symphony
conductor: Joseph Giunta
30 October 2005
11.00am
Mélodies (unspecified)

operatic production

Wexford Festival Opera
Dun Mhuire, Wexford, Ireland
director and pianist: Rosetta Cucchi
Marina Lodygensky (soprano)
Lorena Scarlata Rizzo (mezzo-soprano)
Vincent Pavesi (bass)
30 October 2005
2.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Raitt Recital Hall, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA, USA
Laurie Rubin (mezzo-soprano)
David Wilkinson (piano)
30 October 2005
2.30pm 
Symphonie fantastique (excerpts)

All Hallow’s Eve
University Centre, Farquhar Auditorium, Victoria
Greater Victoria Youth Orchestra
conductor: Louis Ranger
30 October 2005
3.00pm
Chasse royale et orage (from Les Troyens) Center for the Arts at River Ridge, New Port Richey, USA
Florida Orchestra
conductor: Susan Haig
30 October 2005 La Damnation de Faust (excerpts) Civic Center, Des Moines, USA
Des Moines Symphony
conductor: Joseph Giunta

September 2005   November 2005

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