Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

Classified by date

Year 2006 (July)

The table below lists the performances in chronological order.

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July

1 July 2006
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Leeds Town Hall, Leeds, UK
Sinfonia of Leeds
conductor: David Greed
1 July 2006
7.30pm
Overture Le Corsaire

Summerfest
Koko Booth Amphitheatre, Regency Park, Cary, NC, USA
North Carolina  Symphony
conductor: Grant Llewellyn
1 July 2006
7.45pm
Chasse royale et Orage (from Les Troyens) St James the Greater, Leicester, UK
Charnwood Ochestra
conductor: Nic Fallowfield
1 July 2006
8.30pm
Unspecified works Weimarhallenpark, Weimar, Germany
Staatskapelle Weimar
conductor: Carl St. Clair
1 July 2006
9.00pm
Roméo et Juliette 

(arrangement: Esa-Pekka Salonen)
Odeonsplatz, Munich, Germany
Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
1 July 2006 La Damnation de Faust

staged production

Opéra Bastille, Paris, France
Chœur et Orchestre de l’Opéra Paris
conductor: Patrick Davin
producer: Robert Lepage
Michelle de Young (Marguerite), Giuseppe Sabbatini (Faust)
José Van Dam (Méphistophélès), Christophe Fel (Brander)
4 July 2006
9.00am
Symphonie fantastique

[Rehearsal]
Dana Auditorium, Guilford College, Greensboro, NC, USA
Festival Orchestra
conductor: Scott Sandmeier
4 July 2006 La Damnation de Faust

staged production

Opéra Bastille, Paris, France
Chœur et Orchestre de l’Opéra Paris
conductor: Patrick Davin
producer: Robert Lepage
Michelle de Young (Marguerite), Giuseppe Sabbatini (Faust)
José Van Dam (Méphistophélès), Christophe Fel (Brander)
6 July 2006
8.30pm
Unspecified works

An open air concert, part of the Official Cultural Programme of the German Government for the World Cup Championship Games 2006 in Berlin

“Französische Nacht – La musique de France”
Gendarmenmarket, Berlin, Germany
Robert-Schumann-Philharmonie Chemnitz
conductor: Niksa Bareza
7 July 2006
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Eastern Music Festival 2006
Dana Auditorium, Guilford College, Greensboro, NC, USA
Festival Orchestra
conductor: Scott Sandmeier
7 July 2006
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain National Concert Hall, Dublin, Ireland
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Colman Pearce
8 July 2006
7.30pm
Overture to Béatrice and Bénédict The Albert Hall, Nottingham, UK
Nottingham Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Derek Williams
8 July 2006
7.30pm
Chanson de Méphistophélès: Une puce gentile
(from La Damnation de Faust)

Summerfest
Koko Booth Amphitheatre, Regency Park, Cary, NC, USA
North Carolina  Symphony
conductor: William Henry Curry
Jason McKinney (baritone)
9 July 2006
2.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Tokyo Metropolitan Art Space, Tokyo, Japan
Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Paolo Carignani
11 July 2006
7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Suntory Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Kenichiro Kobayashi
11 July 2006
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, USA
The Philadelphia Orchestra
conductor: Rossen Milanov
11 July 2006 Hector Berlioz 1803-1869
«L’Histoire de ma Vie» [The Story of my Life]

Marche au supplice 
(from Symphonie fantastique), Liszt transcription

“Concert épistolaire”:
Extensive extracts from Berlioz’s letters accompanied with music from Berlioz, Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy, Schumann, Ravel and Liszt 

12th Edition of Festival de Bellerive (6-17 July 2006)
Ferme de Saint-Maurice, Commune de Collonge-Bellerive, Geneva, Switzerland
François-René Duchâble (piano)
Alain Carré (narrator)
12 July 2006
9.00pm
Hector Berlioz, Le Musicien Fantastique
[Hector Berlioz, The Fantastic Musician]

A literary concert based on Berlioz’s Memoirs 

See also Berlioz Celebrations3 for details of an earlier performance.

Festival de Charrières
Drôme, Châteauneuf de Gallaure, France
Compagnie Interlude (Aix-en-Provence)
producer: Julien Di Tommaso
Julien Di Tommaso (actor, playing as Berlioz)
Adila Carles (soprano)
Orlando Soccavo (pianist)
13 July 2006
8.30pm
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust)

Concert de la Fête Nationale
Parc Salvator, Mulhouse, France
Orchestre symphonique de Mulhouse
conductor: Yannis Pouspourikas
13 July 2006
8.30pm
Les Nuits d’été


L’été Musicale [Musical summer]
Collégiale Notre-Dame, Montbrison, France
Orchestre de l’Académie du Festival
conductor: Pierre-Michel Durand
Patricia Fernandez (mezzo-soprano)
14 July 2006
3.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Savonlinna Hall, Savonlinna, Finland
Essi Luttinen (mezzo-soprano)
Petri Bäckström (tenor)
Kristian Attila (piano)
14 July 2006
7.30pm
Works unspecified

(selection from operas and oratorios by Berlioz, Mozart, Ravel and Weill)
United Church, Elgin, Ontario, Canada
Matthew Zadow (baritone)
Brahm Goldhamer (piano)
15 July 2006
7.30pm
Grande Messe des morts  (Requiem)



Cheltenham Music Festival
Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, UK
Cheltenham Symphony Orchestra
A massed choir of 200 voices drawn from local choirs from Stroud, Gloucester and Cheltenham 
conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts (tenor)
19 July 2006
8.00pm
La Damnation de Faust
(excerpt: Devant la maison ...)

Les Nuits d’été (selected songs)

Festival del Sole
Lincoln Theater, Yountville, California, USA
Russian National Orchestra
conductor: Carlo Ponti, Jr.
Frederica Von Stade (mezzo soprano)
Samuel Ramey (bass-baritone)
20 July 2006
7.00pm
Works unspecified

“From Mozart to Gershwin: Soprano’s Favorites”
Intermezzo Coffeehouse, Fredonia, NY, USA
Kristen Norwark (soprano)
(probably with piano accompaniment)
22 July 2006
4.00pm
Roméo et Juliette





“Festa Summer Muza Kawasaki 2006”
Muza Kawasaki Symphony Hall, Kawasaki, Japan
Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra
Tokyo Opera Singers
conductor: Kazushi Ono
Chieko Teratani (alto)
Ikuo Mano (tenor)
Masato Makino (bass)
27 July 2006
7.30pm
Cléopâtre


Reach Leukaemia Appeal Concessions
Cadogan Hall, London, UK
City of Sheffield Youth Orchestra
conductor: Christopher Gayford
Marie Angel (soprano)
27 July 2006
9.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

Musica Riva Festival
Riva Del Garda, Italy
Youth Orchestra of the Americas
conductor not announced
28 July 2006
8.30pm
Overture Le Corsaire

Tanglewood 2006
Koussevitzky Music Shed, Lenox, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Ludovic Morlot
29 July 2006
7.30pm
Cléopâtre


Summer Concert
Ecclesall Parish Church, Sheffield, UK
City of Sheffield Youth Orchestra
conductor: Christopher Gayford
Marie Angel (soprano)

June 2006   August 2006

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