Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

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Year 2006 (December) 

The table below lists the performances in chronological order.

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December

1 December 2006
7.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Small Hall, Suntory Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Tamagawa University Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Kazuyoshi Akiyama
1 December 2006
8.00pm

pre-concert talk on the Terrace level of the Perth Concert Hall 45 minutes before the concert
Te Deum Perth Concert Hall, Perth, Australia
West Australian Symphony Orchestra
West Australian Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts Chorale
Perth Undergraduate Choral Society and children’s choir
conductor: Claus Peter Flor
Steve Davislim (tenor)
1 December 2006 Roméo et Juliette (orchestral excerpts):

– Introduction
– Scène d’amour
– Scherzo de la reine Mab ou la Fée des Songes
– Grande Fête chez les Capulets
Auditorium, Dijon, France
Orchestre de Paris
conductor: Ilan Volkov
2 December 2006
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Kidderminster Town Hall, Kidderminster, UK
Wyre Forest Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Martin Leigh
2 December 2006
7.30pm
Overture Le Roi Lear St Andrew’s Hall, Norwich, UK
Norwich Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Jacques Cohen
2 December 2006
8.00pm

pre-concert talk on the Terrace level of the Perth Concert Hall 45 minutes before the concert
Te Deum Perth Concert Hall, Perth, Australia
West Australian Symphony Orchestra
West Australian Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts Chorale
Perth Undergraduate Choral Society and children’s choir
conductor: Claus Peter Flor
Steve Davislim (tenor)
2 December 2006
8.00pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini Mandeville Auditorium, University of California, San Diego, USA
La Jolla Symphony
conductor: Karla Lemon
2 December 2006 Les Troyens (excerpts):
including:
Duo: Nuit d’ivresse ...
Chanson d’Hylas
Haldane Room, University College London, UK
Susan Legg (mezzo-soprano)
Andrew Mackenzie (tenor)
Duncan Honeybourne (piano)
3 December 2006
3.00pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini Mandeville Auditorium, University of California, San Diego, USA
La Jolla Symphony
conductor: Karla Lemon
3 December 2006
3.00pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)

Resounding Joy!
First Congregational Church, South Windsor, CT, USA
CitySingers of Hartford
accompanied by pipe organ
3 December 2006
7.30pm

pre-concert talk at 6.00pm by David Cairns

This concert was recorded for release on the LSO Live label
L’Enfance du Christ Barbican Hall, London, UK
London Symphony Orchestra
Tenebrae Choir
conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Karen Cargill (Marie), William Dazeley (Joseph) 
Yann Beuron (The Narrator/Centurion)
Matthew Rose (Herod), Peter Rose (Father/Polydorous)
3 December 2006
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Ensemble Orchestral de Paris
conductor: John Nelson
Marie-Nicole Lemieux (contralto)
3 December 2006
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Orquestas del Mundo series
Palau de Congressos de Castellon, Castellon, Spain
Philharmonia Orchestra
conductor: Charles Dutoit
3 December 2006 Symphonie fantastique (4th movement) Danbury Music Centre, Danbury, CT, USA
Danbury Community Orchestra
conductor: Stephen Michael Smith
3 December 2006 Overture Le Roi Lear

World Aids Day Concert
(all proceeds to go to AIDS charities)
St John’s, Waterloo, London, UK
London Gay Symphony Orchestra
conductor not announced
4 December 2006
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, USA
Juilliard Orchestra
conductor: James DePreist
4 December 2006 Symphonie fantastique Auditorio nacional de mùsica, Madrid, Spain
Philharmonia Orchestra
conductor: Charles Dutoit
5 December 2006
12.30pm
Symphonie fantastique (excerpts)
(Liszt transcription)
Auditorium, Musée d’Orsay, Paris, France
Alexander Ghindin (piano)
5 December 2006
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

Commemorating the December 5 premiere of Berlioz’s masterpiece in 1830 and the death of Mozart in 1791
Eisenhower Auditorium, Pennsylvania State University, State College, USA
Nittany Valley Symphony
conductor: Michael Jinbo
5 December 2006 Symphonie fantastique Auditorio nacional de mùsica, Madrid, Spain
Philharmonia Orchestra
conductor: Charles Dutoit
7 December 2006 Symphonie fantastique Indiana University Musical Arts Center, Bloomington, Indiana, USA
Indiana University Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: David Effron
8 December 2006
7.00pm
Symphony fantastique Polska Filharmonia Bałtycka, Sala Koncertowa na Ołowiance, Gdansk, Poland
Orkiestra Symfoniczna PFB 
conductor: Guillermo Figueroa
8 December 2006
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, Canada
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Bramwell Tovey
8 December 2006
7.30pm
Messe Solennelle


Music Society of the University College London Christmas Concer
St. George’s Church, Bloomsbury, London, UK
UCL Union Symphony Orchestra
UCL Union Symphony Chorus
conductor: Charles Peebles
soloists: Sarah Rea, Hal Brindley, Carl Gombrich
9 December 2006
7.00pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)

Resounding Joy!
South Congregational Church, East Hartford, CT, USA
CitySingers of Hartford
accompanied by pipe organ
9 December 2006
7.30pm
Messe Solennelle


Music Society of the University College London Christmas Concert
St. George’s Church, Bloomsbury, London, UK
UCL Union Symphony Orchestra
UCL Union Symphony Chorus
conductor: Charles Peebles
soloists: Sarah Rea, Hal Brindley, Carl Gombrich
9 December 2006
8.00pm

rehearsal at 3.30pm
(open t the public)

pre-concert lecture at 7.00
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust) Community Theatre, Morristown, NJ, USA
New Philharmonic of New Jersey
conductor: Richard Howe
9 December 2006
8.00pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)


Traditional Christmas Carol Concert
Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford, UK
City of Oxford Orchestra
Oxford Harmonic Society 
Dragon School Choir
conductor: Jacques Cohen
9 December 2006 Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
Dimnent Chapel, Hope College, Holland, Michigan, USA
Holland Symphony Orchestra
Holland Chorale (director: Gary Bogle)
conductor: Robert Ritsema
10 December 2006
4.30pm
Work unspecified

(probably Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille from L’Enfance du Christ)

An Evening in December
Sanctuary, Catalina United Methodist Church, Tucson, Arizona, USA
The Sanctuary Choir of the Catalina United Methodist Church
accompanied by an orchestra
10 December 2006
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

Christmas Concert
The Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, UK
Chesterfield Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Dr Michael Ward
11 December 2006
8.00pm
Hector Berlioz, le musicien Fantastique

A Theatre and Music Spectacle by Compagnie Interlude

Monologue based on Berlioz’s Memoirs interspersed by his music (orchestral and vocal):

songs and melodies:

Villanelle and Le Spectre de la rose
  (from Les Nuits d’été)
Petit Oiseau (from Fleurs des Landes)
Méditation (from Cléopâtre)
–  D’Amour l’ardente flamme
   (from La Damnation de Faust)
La Mort d’Ophélie

Also included in the programme were works by 
Dalayrac, Gluck, Rossini, Mendelssohn, and Liszt

Espace des Arts du Pradet, Pradet (near Toulon), France
La Compagnie Interlude:
– Julien di Tommaso (actor)
– Muriel Tomao (soprano)
– Marie-France Arakelian (piano)
stage production: Julien di Tommaso
programme: Conservatoire National de Musique de Toulon

11 December 2006
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Bell Performing Arts Centre, Vancouver, Canada
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Bramwell Tovey
13 December 2006
8.00pm
Work unspecified Ventura College Theater, Ventura county, CA, USA
Ventura College Community Orchestra
conductor: Dr. Burns Taft
14 December 2006
8.00pm
Te Deum Eglise St-Jacques-du-Haut-Pas, Paris, France
Orchestre de l’Ecole nationale de Musique de Bourg-la-Reine / Sceaux
Chœur Vocalys et Chœur d’enfants des collèges Paul Bert & Camille Sée
Chœur de Compostelle
conductor: Jean-Luc Tourret
chorus masters: Emmanuèle Dubost-Bicalho, Didier Verdeille,
Dominique Haloua and Doinique Richard
Didier Verdeille (tenor)
Nicholas Gorenstein (organ)
15 December 2006
7.30pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)

Christmas Concert
Morecambe Parish Church, Morecambe, UK
Morecambe and District Philharmonic Choir
Andy Plowman (organ)
conductor: Stephen Boyd
15 December 2006
7.45pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)

Christmas Concert
Priory Church of St Bartholomew-the-Great, London, UK
Canticum
conductor: Mark Forkgen
probably with organ accompaniment
15 December 2006
8.00pm
Te Deum Eglise St-Jacques-du-Haut-Pas, Paris, France
Orchestre de l’Ecole nationale de Musique de Bourg-la-Reine / Sceaux
Chœur Vocalys et Chœur d’enfants des collèges Paul Bert & Camille Sée
Chœur de Compostelle
conductor: Jean-Luc Tourret
chorus masters: Emmanuèle Dubost-Bicalho, Didier Verdeille,
Dominique Haloua and Doinique Richard
Didier Verdeille (tenor)
Nicholas Gorenstein (organ)
15 December 2006
8.00pm
L’Enfance du Christ Staatstheater, Großes Haus, Cottbus, Germany
Philharmonisches Orchester
Opernchor des Staatstheater
Singakademie Cottbus e. V.
conductor: Reinhard Petersen
Matthias Bleidorn, tenor (Récitant)
Cornelia Zink, soprano (Sainte Marie)
Andreas Jäpel, baritone (Saint Joseph)
Tilmann Rönnebeck, bass (Hérode)
Dirk Aleschus, bass (Père de famille)
Thomas Pöschel, bass (Polydorus)
Dirk Kleinke, tenor (Centurion)
16 December 2006
7.30pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)


Gala Christmas Sounds
St Botolph’s Church, Heene, Worthing, West Sussex, UK
Worthing Choral Society
The Choir of St Botolph’s Church
Adrian Bawtree (organ)
conductor: Adrian Bawtree
16 December 2006
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Barbican Hall, London, UK
BBC Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Sir Andrew Davis
16 December 2006
8.30pm
L’Enfance du Christ Notre-Dame de Lorette, Paris, France
Chœurs et Orchestres des Grandes Ecoles
conductor: Vsevolod Polonsky
chorus master: Silvio Segantini
Elisabeth Zapolska (mezzo-soprano)
Ivan Geissler (baritone)
Luc Bertin Hugault (bass)
Sébastien Obrecht (tenor)
17 December 2006
2.00pm
L’Invitation à la valse

Weber, arr. Berlioz
Armory Park Senior Center, Tucson, AZ, USA
Civic Orchestra of Tucson
conductor: Herschel Kreloff
17 December 2006
4.00pm
L’Enfance du Christ Notre-Dame de Lorette, Paris, France
Chœurs et Orchestres des Grandes Ecoles
conductor: Vsevolod Polonsky
chorus master: Silvio Segantini
chorus master: Silvio Segantini
Elisabeth Zapolska (mezzo-soprano)
Ivan Geissler (baritone)
Luc Bertin Hugault (bass)
Sébastien Obrecht (tenor)
17 December 2006
4.00pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)

Resounding Joy!
First Church of Christ, West Hartford, CT, USA
CitySingers of Hartford
accompanied by pipe organ
17 December 2006
7.00pm
L’Enfance du Christ Staatstheater, Großes Haus, Cottbus, Germany
Philharmonisches Orchester
Opernchor des Staatstheater
Singakademie Cottbus e. V.
conductor: Reinhard Petersen
Matthias Bleidorn, tenor (Récitant)
Cornelia Zink, soprano (Sainte Marie)
Andreas Jäpel, baritone (Saint Joseph)
Tilmann Rönnebeck, bass (Hérode)
Dirk Aleschus, bass (Père de famille)
Thomas Pöschel, bass (Polydorus)
Dirk Kleinke, tenor (Centurion)
17 December 2006
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été North Western Reform Synagogue, London, UK
Alyth Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Ronald Corp
Vivienne Bellos (soprano)
18 December 2006
7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Moveable Feast of the Arts series
Embassy Theatre, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA
Indiana University Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: David Effron
18 December 2006
7.15pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)

Anglian Singers’ Christmas Carol Concert with Audience Participation
St Andrew’s Church, Norwich, UK
Anglian Singers
probably with organ accompaniment
18 December 2006
8.00pm
Trio for Flutes and Harp (from L’Enfance du Christ)



Christmas concert
Dominion-Chalmers United Church, Ottawa, Canada
Members of the Chamber Players of Canada:
– Joanna G’froerer: flute
– Camille Churchfield: flute
– Lucille Brais Hildesheim: harp
19 December 2006
7.30pm
L’Enfance du Christ Shoreditch Church, Shoreditch High Street, London, UK
BBC Symphony Orchestra
BBC Singers
conductor: Sir Andrew Davis
Anna Stéphany (mezzo-soprano)
Peter Wedd (tenor)
Darren Jeffery (baritone)
Jonathan Lemalu (bass-baritone)
19 December 2006
8.00pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Montreal, Canada
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
Chœur de l’Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
conductor: Kent Nagano
Renée Fleming (soprano)
19 December 2006 Symphonie fantastique (excerpts) Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic, Chicago, USA
Fort Wayne Philharmonic
conductor: David Effron
20 December 2006
8.00pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)

Christmas Carol Concert
St George’s Church, Gravesend, Kent, UK
Gravesham Choral Society
conductor: Alan Vincent
Geoffrey Lester (organ)
21 December 2006
7.30pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)

The Glory of Christmas
Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
London Concert Orchestra
London Oriana Choir
conductor: Robin Stapleton
21 December 2006
8.00pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)

Christmas Carol Concert
St George’s Church, Gravesend, Kent, UK
Gravesham Choral Society
Alan Vincent (conductor)
Geoffrey Lester (organ)
21 December 2006
8.00pm
Trio for Flutes and Harp (from L’Enfance du Christ) Stern Auditorium, Carnegie Hall, New York, USA
Orchestra of St. Luke’s
conductor: Daniel Beckwith
22 December 2006
8.00pm
L’Enfance du Christ Sct. Knuds Kirke, Domkirken, Odense, Denmark
Odense Symfoniorkester
Filharmonisk Kor
conductor: Paul Mann
Sine Bundgaard (soprano)
James Gilchrist (tenor)
Morten Frank Larsen (baritone)
Michael George (bass)
22 December 2006
8.00pm
L’Enfance du Christ





Benefizkonzert zugunsten von Brot für die Welt
[Benefit concert for Bread for the World]
Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem, Germany
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Berliner Mädchenchor
conductor: Sir Roger Norrington
Mark Padmore (tenor)
Yvonne Naef (contralto)
Gilles Cachemaille (bass)
Alt Ralf Lukas (baritone)
22 December 2006
8.30pm
La infancia de Cristo [L’Enfance du Christ]






Concierto de Navidad [Christmas Concert]
Auditorio Alfredo Kraus, Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain
Orquesta filarmonica de Gran Canaria
Coro de la Orquesta filarmonica de Gran Canaria 
Coro infantil de la Orquesta filarmonica de Gran Canaria
conductor: John Nelson
Zandra MacMaster (mezzo), Alexander Swan (tenor)
Armando Noguera (baritone), Renaud Delaigue (bass)
Bertrand Grünenwald (bass)
22 December 2006
8.30pm
Works unspecified

New Year concert
Arsenal, Metz, France
Orchestre national de Lorraine
conductor: Victor Puhl
23 December 2006
8.00pm
L’Enfance du Christ Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Berliner Mädchenchor
conductor: Sir Roger Norrington
Mark Padmore (tenor)
Yvonne Naef (contralto)
Gilles Cachemaille (bass)
Alt Ralf Lukas (baritone)
24 December 2006
2.15pm
Trio des Ismaélites [Trio for Flutes and Harp]

(from L’enfance du Christ)
Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Musicians from the Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest
[Royal Concertgebouw Orhestra]
27 December 2006
8.30pm
Works unspecified

New Year concert
Arsenal, Metz, France
Orchestre national de Lorraine
conductor: Victor Puhl
28 December 2006
8.30pm
Works unspecified

New Year concert
Arsenal, Metz, France
Orchestre national de Lorraine
conductor: Victor Puhl

29 December 2006
8.00pm

Works unspecified Bilkent Concert Hall, Ankara, Turkey
Bilkent Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Christo Christov

November 2006   January 2007

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