Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

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Year 2006 (October) 

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October

1 October 2006
2.00pm
Te Deum The National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM, USA
New Mexico Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Guillermo Figueroa
other performers not announced
1 October 2006
3.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Volkshaus, Jenaer, Germany
Jenaer Philharmonie
conductor: Nicholas Milton
1 October 2006
3.00pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)

Great Choruses from Great Oratorios
All Saint’s Parish Church, Martock, Somerset, UK
Somerset Chamber Choir
conductor: Graham Caldbeck
Richard Pearce (organ)
1 October 2006
7.30pm
Harold en Italie


Out of the Ordinary
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, USA
Oregon Symphony
conductor: Alan Buribayev
Joël Belgique (viola)
1 October 2006
7.30pm
Works unspecified First Baptist Church, Waynesboro, VA, USA
Carrie Stevens (mezzo-soprano)
with piano accompaniment
2 October 2006
8.00pm
Harold en Italie


Out of the Ordinary
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, USA
Oregon Symphony
conductor: Alan Buribayev
Joël Belgique (viola)
4 October 2006
7.30pm
Lélio, ou Le Retour à la vie Staatstheater Darmstadt, Großes Haus, Darmstadt, Germany
Orchester des Staatstheaters Darmstadt
Chor des Staatstheaters Darmstadt
conductor: Stefan Blunier
chorus master: André Weiss
producer: John Dew
Irina Skhirtladze (piano)
Hans Matthias Fuchs (Lélio), Mark Adler / Markus Durst (Horatio / voice of Lélio)
Werner Volker Meyer / Oleksandr Prytolyuk (le capitaine de brigands)
Simone Rabea Döring / Tatiana Marchini (Miranda)
Daniel Cimpean / Thomas Holm Radil (Ferdinand)
Maura Morales / Paula Santos (Ariel)
Sebastiao Felix Dos Santos / Juan-Pablo Lastras (Caliban)
Pao-Su Chiang / Daniel Cimpean / Michiel De Pauw / Sebastiao Felix Dos Santos / Laia Duran Figols / Thomas Holm Radil / Juan-Pablo Lastras / Celedonio Indalecio Moreno Fuentes / Kenta Shibasaki / An-Chi Tsao (follets)
Simone Rabea Döring / Barbara Antoinette Haegi / Tatiana Marchini / Julia Szemro (elfes)
6 October 2006
7.30pm
Lélio, ou Le Retour à la vie Staatstheater Darmstadt, Großes Haus, Darmstadt, Germany
Orchester des Staatstheaters Darmstadt
Chor des Staatstheaters Darmstadt
conductor: Stefan Blunier
chorus master: André Weiss
producer: John Dew
Irina Skhirtladze (piano)
Hans Matthias Fuchs (Lélio), Mark Adler / Markus Durst (Horatio / voice of Lélio)
Werner Volker Meyer / Oleksandr Prytolyuk (le capitaine de brigands)
Simone Rabea Döring / Tatiana Marchini (Miranda)
Daniel Cimpean / Thomas Holm Radil (Ferdinand)
Maura Morales / Paula Santos (Ariel)
Sebastiao Felix Dos Santos / Juan-Pablo Lastras (Caliban)
Pao-Su Chiang / Daniel Cimpean / Michiel De Pauw / Sebastiao Felix Dos Santos / Laia Duran Figols / Thomas Holm Radil / Juan-Pablo Lastras / Celedonio Indalecio Moreno Fuentes / Kenta Shibasaki / An-Chi Tsao (follets)
Simone Rabea Döring / Barbara Antoinette Haegi / Tatiana Marchini / Julia Szemro (elfes)
6 October 2006
7.30pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini

“The Blows Of Fate”
Esplanade Concert Hall, Singapore
Singapore Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Hubert Soudant
6 October 2006
7.30pm
Works unspecified Ardis Krainik Theatre, Civic Opera House, Chicago, USA
Lyric Opera Orchestra
conductor: Andrew Davis
6 October 2006
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Rhein-Mosel-Halle, Koblenz, Germany
Staatsorchester Rheinische Philharmonie
conductor: Shao-Chia Lü
6 October 2006
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall, Hong Kong
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Edo de Waart
6 October 2006 Les Nuits d’été (three selections) Historic Asolo Theater, Sarasota, FL, USA
Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano)
Jake Heggie (piano)
7 October 2006
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall, Hong Kong
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Edo de Waart
7 October 2006
8.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Théâtre, Longjumeau, France
Orchestre national d’Île-de-France
conductor: Juraj Valcuha
Delphine Haidan (mezzo-soprano)
7 October 2006
6.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Musical Enchantment
Lensic Performing Arts Center, Santa Fe, NM, USA
Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Steven Smith
7 October 2006
7.30pm
Works unspecified Laura Turner Concert Hall, Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, USA
Nashville Symphony
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
8 October 2006
4.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Musical Enchantment
Lensic Performing Arts Center, Santa Fe, NM, USA
Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Steven Smith
8 October 2006
4.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Salle Jacques-Brel, Pantin, France
Orchestre national d’Île-de-France
conductor: Juraj Valcuha
Delphine Haidan (mezzo-soprano)
8 October 2006 Overture Le Corsaire Milton Keynes Theatre, Milton Keynes, UK
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
conductor: David Seal
9 October 2006
7.30pm
Works unspecified Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington, D. C., USA
Carrie Stevens (mezzo-soprano)
Eric Ruple (piano)
10 October 2006
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Bartók Béla Nemzeti Hangversenyterem, Budapest, Hungary 
Hungarian Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Ken-Ichiro Kobayashi
10 October 2006
8.00pm
Harold en Italie
Marche hongroise
Symphonie fantastique
Grand-Théâtre Massenet, Saint-Étienne, France
Orchestre symphonique de Saint-Étienne
conductor: Laurent Campellone
Raphaël Oleg (viola)
10 October 2006
8.00pm
Villanelle
Le Spectre de la Rose
L’île inconnue

(from Nuits d’été)

Duo recital
Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, Finland
Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano)
Frederica von Stade (mezzo-soprano)
with piano accompaniment
10 October 2006 Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust) School of Music, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, USA
University of Southern Mississippi Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Jay Dean
11 October 2006
6.00pm

Read a review of this performance by Pierre-René Serna (in French)

Les Troyens

After the late Herbert Wernicke production at Salzburg Festival 2000, with the same cuts and changes to Berlioz’s score

Opéra Bastille, Paris, France
Orchestre et Chœurs de l’Opéra national de Paris
Maîtrise des Hauts-de-Seine
Chœur d’enfants de l’Opéra national de Paris
conductor: Sylvain Cambreling
chorus master: Peter Burian
cast:
(acts I, II):
Cassandre: Deborah Polaski; Ascagne: Gaële Le Roi; Hécube: Anne Salvan
Enée: Jon Villars; Chorèbe: Franck Ferrari; Panthée: Nicolas Testé
Le fantôme d’Hector: Philippe Fourcade; Priam: Nikolai Didenko
Un capitaine grec: Frédéric Caton; Helenus: Bernard Richter
Andromaque: Dörte Lyssewski

(acts III, IV, V):
Didon: Deborah Polaski; Anna: Elena Zaremba; Ascagne: Gaële Le Roi
Enée: Jon Villars; Iopas: Eric Cutler; Hylas: Bernard Richter
Narbal: Kwangchul Youn; Panthée: Nicolas Testé
Deux capitaines troyens: Nikolai Didenko, Frédéric Caton
Mercure: Nicolas Testé
12 October 2006 Chant Sacré

transcribed for saxophone by Londeix
Sara M. Snell Music Theater, SUNY, Potsdam, USA
Crane Saxophone Ensemble
conductor: Timothy McAllister
12 October 2006 Overture Le Carnaval romain

Young People’s Concerts
Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, TN, USA
Nashville Symphony
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
13 October 2006
7.30pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Saxmundham (near Aldeburgh), UK
Combined Orchestras of the Guildhall School
and Royal Academy of Music
conductor: Sir Colin Davis
13 October 2006
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver, USA
Colorado Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Scott O’Neil
13 October 2006 Overture Le Carnaval romain

Young People’s Concerts
Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, TN, USA
Nashville Symphony
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
14 October 2006
7.30pm
Lélio, ou Le Retour à la vie Staatstheater Darmstadt, Großes Haus, Darmstadt, Germany
Orchester des Staatstheaters Darmstadt
Chor des Staatstheaters Darmstadt
conductor: Stefan Blunier
chorus master: André Weiss
producer: John Dew
Irina Skhirtladze (piano)
Hans Matthias Fuchs (Lélio), Mark Adler /
Markus Durst (Horatio / voice of Lélio)
Werner Volker Meyer / Oleksandr Prytolyuk (le capitaine de brigands)
Simone Rabea Döring / Tatiana Marchini (Miranda)
Daniel Cimpean / Thomas Holm Radil (Ferdinand)
Maura Morales / Paula Santos (Ariel)
Sebastiao Felix Dos Santos / Juan-Pablo Lastras (Caliban)
Pao-Su Chiang / Daniel Cimpean / Michiel De Pauw / Sebastiao Felix Dos Santos / Laia Duran Figols / Thomas Holm Radil / Juan-Pablo Lastras / Celedonio Indalecio Moreno Fuentes / Kenta Shibasaki / An-Chi Tsao (follets)
Simone Rabea Döring / Barbara Antoinette Haegi / Tatiana Marchini /
Julia Szemro (elfes)
14 October 2006
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été St Wulfram’s Church, Grantham, UK
Boston Sinfonia
conductor: Nigel Morley
Helen Winter (soprano)
14 October 2006
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Welte Auditorium, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, USA
New Britain Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Jesse Levine
14 October 2006
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Saenger Theatre, Mobile, Alabama, USA
Mobile Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Scott Speck
14 October 2006
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Gray Chapel, University Hall, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, USA
Central Ohio Symphony
conductor: Jaime Morales-Matos
14 October 2006
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Arts & Cultural Center, Providence, USA
Rhode Island Philharmonic
conductor: Larry Rachleff 
14 October 2006
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain City Auditorium, Rome, Georgia, USA
Rome Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Philip Rice
14 October 2006
8.30pm
Harold en Italie Auditorio Alfredo Kraus, Las Palmas, Spain
Orquesta filarmonica de Gran Canaria
conductor: Pedro Halffter
Gérard Caussé (viola)
15 October 2006
2.30pm
Les Troyens

 

After the late Herbert Wernicke production at Salzburg Festival 2000, with the same cuts and changes to Berlioz’s score

Opéra Bastille, Paris, France
Orchestre et Chœurs de l’Opéra national de Paris
Maîtrise des Hauts-de-Seine
Chœur d’enfants de l’Opéra national de Paris
conductor: Sylvain Cambreling
chorus master: Peter Burian
cast:
(acts I, II):
Cassandre: Deborah Polaski; Ascagne: Gaële Le Roi; Hécube: Anne Salvan
Enée: Jon Villars; Chorèbe: Franck Ferrari; Panthée: Nicolas Testé
Le fantôme d’Hector: Philippe Fourcade; Priam: Nikolai Didenko
Un capitaine grec: Frédéric Caton; Helenus: Bernard Richter
Andromaque: Dörte Lyssewski

(acts III, IV, V):
Didon: Deborah Polaski; Anna: Elena Zaremba; Ascagne: Gaële Le Roi
Enée: Jon Villars; Iopas: Eric Cutler; Hylas: Bernard Richter
Narbal: Kwangchul Youn; Panthée: Nicolas Testé
Deux capitaines troyens: Nikolai Didenko, Frédéric Caton
Mercure: Nicolas Testé
15 October 2006
4.15pm
Symphonie Funèbre et Triomphale Barbican Hall, London
GSMD / RAM Wind Ensemble
(100 musicians from the Guildhall School and the Royal Academy of Music)
conductor: Tim Reynish
15 October, 2006
7.00pm
Villanelle
Le Spectre de la Rose
L’île inconnue

(from Nuits d’été)

Duo recital
Cadogan Hall, London, UK
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Frederica Von Stade (mezzo-soprano)
Julian Reynolds (piano)
15 October 2006
7.30pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict Barbican Hall, London, UK
Combined Orchestra of the Guildhall School
and the Royal Academy of Music
conductor: Sir Colin Davis
17 October 2006
6.00pm
Les Troyens

After the late Herbert Wernicke production at Salzburg Festival 2000, with the same cuts and changes to Berlioz’s score

Opéra Bastille, Paris, France
Orchestre et Chœurs de l’Opéra national de Paris
Maîtrise des Hauts-de-Seine
Chœur d’enfants de l’Opéra national de Paris
conductor: Sylvain Cambreling
chorus master: Peter Burian
cast:
(acts I, II):
Cassandre: Jeanne-Michèle Charbonnet; Ascagne: Gaële Le Roi
Hécube: Anne Salvan; Enée: Jon Kettilson; Chorèbe: Franck Ferrari
Panthée: Nicolas Testé; Le fantôme d’Hector: Philippe Fourcade
Priam: Nikolai Didenko; Un capitaine grec: Frédéric Caton
Helenus: Bernard Richter; Andromaque: Dörte Lyssewski

(acts III, IV, V):
Didon: Yvonne Naef; Anna: Elena Zaremba; Ascagne: Gaële Le Roi
Enée: Jon Kettilson; Iopas: Eric Cutler; Hylas: Bernard Richter
Narbal: Kwangchul Youn; Panthée: Nicolas Testé
Deux capitaines troyens: Nikolai Didenko, Frédéric Caton
Mercure: Nicolas Testé
17 October, 2006
7.30pm
Villanelle
Le Spectre de la Rose
L’île inconnue

(from Nuits d’été)

Duo recital
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Frederica Von Stade (mezzo-soprano)
Julian Reynolds (piano)
17 October 2006
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette

Angers Nantes Opéra,
Opéra de Rennes production

Le Liberté, Rennes, France
Orchestre de Bretagne
Chœur de l’Opéra de Rennes (chorus master: Gildas Pungier)
Chœur d’Angers Nantes Opéra (chorus master: Xavier Ribes)
conductor: Serge Baudo
Élodie Méchain (contralto)
Philippe Talbot (tenor)
Nicolas Courjal (bass-baritone)
18 October 2006
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été

Profits from this recital to go to Crusaid,
the National Fundraiser for HIV and AIDS
St John’s, Smith Square, London, UK
Glenn Kesby (counter tenor)
Ian Wilson-Pope (bass-baritone)
David Barnard (piano)
18 October 2006
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette

Angers Nantes Opéra,
Opéra de Rennes production

Le Liberté, Rennes, France
Orchestre de Bretagne
Chœur de l’Opéra de Rennes (chorus master: Gildas Pungier)
Chœur d’Angers Nantes Opéra (chorus master: Xavier Ribes)
conductor: Serge Baudo
Élodie Méchain (contralto)
Philippe Talbot (tenor)
Nicolas Courjal (bass)
18 October 2006
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Mechanics Hall, Worcester, MA, USA
Boston Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Benjamin Zander
19 October, 2006
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette (orchestral excerpts) Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall, Princeton, NJ, USA
Princeton University Orchestra
conductor: Michael Pratt
19 October 2006 Harold en Italie Auditorio Baluarte de Pamplona, Pamplona, Spain
Orquesta filarmonica de Gran Canaria
conductor: Pedro Halffter
Gérard Caussé (viola)
20 October 2006
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette

Angers Nantes Opéra,
Opéra de Rennes production

Grand-Théâtre, Lorient, France
Orchestre de Bretagne
Chœur de l’Opéra de Rennes (chorus master: Gildas Pungier)
Chœur d’Angers Nantes Opéra (chorus master: Xavier Ribes)
conductor: Serge Baudo
Élodie Méchain (contralto)
Philippe Talbot (tenor)
Nicolas Courjal (bass-baritone)
20 October 2006 Harold en Italie Auditorio Baluarte de Pamplona, Pamplona, Spain
Orquesta filarmonica de Gran Canaria
conductor: Pedro Halffter
Gérard Caussé (viola)
21 October 2006
6.00pm
Les Troyens

After the late Herbert Wernicke production at Salzburg Festival 2000, with the same cuts and changes to Berlioz’s score

Opéra Bastille, Paris, France
Orchestre et Chœurs de l’Opéra national de Paris
Maîtrise des Hauts-de-Seine
Chœur d’enfants de l’Opéra national de Paris
conductor: Sylvain Cambreling
chorus master: Peter Burian
cast:
(acts I, II):
Cassandre: Deborah Polaski; Ascagne: Gaële Le Roi; Hécube: Anne Salvan
Enée: Jon Villars; Chorèbe: Franck Ferrari; Panthée: Nicolas Testé
Le fantôme d’Hector: Philippe Fourcade; Priam: Nikolai Didenko
Un capitaine grec: Frédéric Caton; Helenus: Bernard Richter
Andromaque: Dörte Lyssewski

(acts III, IV, V):
Didon: Deborah Polaski; Anna: Elena Zaremba; Ascagne: Gaële Le Roi
Enée: Jon Villars; Iopas: Eric Cutler; Hylas: Bernard Richter
Narbal: Kwangchul Youn; Panthée: Nicolas Testé
Deux capitaines troyens: Nikolai Didenko, Frédéric Caton
Mercure: Nicolas Testé
21 October 2006
6.00pm
La Damnation de Faust Auditorium di Roma, Sala Santa Cecilia, Rome, Italy
Orchestra e Coro dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
conductor: Antonio Pappano
Vasselina Kasarova (mezzo-soprano)
Jonas Kaufmann (tenor); Erwin Schrott (bass)
21 October 2006
8.00pm
Villanelle
Le Spectre de la Rose
L’île inconnue

(from Nuits d’été)

Duo recital
Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Paris, France
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Frederica Von Stade (mezzo-soprano)
Julian Reynold (piano)
21 October 2006
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette

Angers Nantes Opéra,
Opéra de Rennes production

Théâtre Graslin, Nantes, France
Orchestre de Bretagne
Chœurs de l’Opéra de Rennes (chorus master: Gildas Pungier)
Chœurs d’Angers Nantez Opéra (chorus master: Xavier Ribes)
conductor: Serge Baudo
Elodie Méchain (contralto)
Philippe Talbot (tenor)
Nicolas Courjal (bass-baritone)
21 October, 2006
8.00pm

pre-concert Discussion with Kile Smith at 7.15
Symphonie fantastique



European Masters of Music
The Hill School Center for the Arts, Pottstown, USA
Pottstown Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Rosalind Erwin
21 October, 2006
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette (orchestral excerpts) Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall, Princeton, NJ, USA
Princeton University Orchestra
conductor: Michael Pratt
21 October 2006 Symphonie fantastique Reeves Auditorium, Methodist College, Fayetteville, NC, USA
North Carolina Symphony
conductor: William Henry Curry
22 October 2006
2.30pm
Roméo et Juliette

Angers Nantes Opéra,
Opéra de Rennes production

Théâtre Graslin, Nantes, France
Orchestre de Bretagne
Chœurs de l’Opéra de Rennes (chorus master: Gildas Pungier)
Chœurs d’Angers Nantez Opéra (chorus master: Xavier Ribes)
conductor: Serge Baudo
Elodie Méchain (contralto)
Philippe Talbot (tenor)
Nicolas Courjal (bass-baritone)
22 October 2006
2.30pm
Villanelle (from Les Nuits d’été)


25th anniversary of the Aldeburgh Connection
Walter Hall, Faculty of Music, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Michael Barrett (tenor)
Bruce Ubukata (piano)
22 October 2006
3.00pm
Overture Les Francs-Juges

Open rehearsal by North West challengers Fairey Band prior to the National Brass Band Championships contest at the Royal Albert Hall  on 28 October (see below)

Bramhall High School, Bramhall, Stockport, UK
The Fairey Band
musical director: Simon Stonehouse
22 October 2006
6.00pm
Lélio, ou Le Retour à la vie Staatstheater Darmstadt, Großes Haus, Darmstadt, Germany
Orchester des Staatstheaters Darmstadt
Chor des Staatstheaters Darmstadt
conductor: Stefan Blunier
chorus master: André Weiss
producer: John Dew
Irina Skhirtladze (piano)
Hans Matthias Fuchs (Lélio), Mark Adler / Markus Durst (Horatio / voice of Lélio)
Werner Volker Meyer / Oleksandr Prytolyuk (le capitaine de brigands)
Simone Rabea Döring / Tatiana Marchini (Miranda)
Daniel Cimpean / Thomas Holm Radil (Ferdinand)
Maura Morales / Paula Santos (Ariel)
Sebastiao Felix Dos Santos / Juan-Pablo Lastras (Caliban)
Pao-Su Chiang / Daniel Cimpean / Michiel De Pauw / Sebastiao Felix Dos Santos / Laia Duran Figols / Thomas Holm Radil / Juan-Pablo Lastras / Celedonio Indalecio Moreno Fuentes / Kenta Shibasaki / An-Chi Tsao (follets)
Simone Rabea Döring / Barbara Antoinette Haegi / Tatiana Marchini /
Julia Szemro (elfes)
22 October 2006
6.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict Auditorium Rainier III, Monaco
Orchestre philharmonique de Monte-Carlo
conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
22 October 2006
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Théâtre des Arts, Rouen, France
Orchestre de l’Opéra de Rouen
conductor: Laurent Campellone
Ingrid Perruche (soprano)
23 October 2006
9.00pm
La Damnation de Faust Auditorium di Roma, Sala Santa Cecilia, Rome, Italy
Orchestra e Coro dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
conductor: Antonio Pappano
Vasselina Kasarova (mezzo-soprano)
Jonas Kaufmann (tenor); Erwin Schrott (bass)
24 October 2006
6.00pm
Les Troyens

After the late Herbert Wernicke production at Salzburg Festival 2000, with the same cuts and changes to Berlioz’s score

Opéra Bastille, Paris, France
Orchestre et Chœurs de l’Opéra national de Paris
Maîtrise des Hauts-de-Seine
Chœur d’enfants de l’Opéra national de Paris
conductor: Sylvain Cambreling
chorus master: Peter Burian
cast:
(acts I, II):
Cassandre: Jeanne-Michèle Charbonnet; Ascagne: Gaële Le Roi
Hécube: Anne Salvan; Enée: Jon Kettilson; Chorèbe: Franck Ferrari
Panthée: Nicolas Testé; Le fantôme d’Hector: Philippe Fourcade
Priam: Nikolai Didenko; Un capitaine grec: Frédéric Caton
Helenus: Bernard Richter; Andromaque: Dörte Lyssewski

(acts III, IV, V):
Didon: Yvonne Naef; Anna: Elena Zaremba; Ascagne: Gaële Le Roi
Enée: Jon Kettilson; Iopas: Eric Cutler; Hylas: Bernard Richter
Narbal: Kwangchul Youn; Panthée: Nicolas Testé
Deux capitaines troyens: Nikolai Didenko, Frédéric Caton
Mercure: Nicolas Testé
24 October 2006
6.30pm
Les Troyens

Le chef-d’œuvre épique d’un maître romantique

[The Epic Masterpiece of a Romantic Master]
Opéra, Strasbourg, France

A talk by Hugh Macdonald
in connection with the Opéra du Rhin’s new production of Les Troyens 
in October and November 2006
24 October 2006
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette

Angers Nantes Opéra, 
Opéra de Rennes production

Grand Théâtre, Angers, France
Orchestre de Bretagne
Chœurs de l’Opéra de Rennes (chorus master: Gildas Pungier)
Chœurs d’Angers Nantez Opéra (chorus master: Xavier Ribes)
conductor: Serge Baudo
Elodie Méchain (contralto)
Philippe Talbot (tenor)
Nicolas Courjal (bass-baritone)
25 October 2006
6.00pm
Les Troyens

[Six Ballets or Entrées were cut]

Opéra, Strasbourg, France
Orchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg
Chœur de l’Opéra national du Rhin
conductor: Michel Plasson
producer: Andreas Baesler
Decors: Hermann Feuchter
Costumes: Gabriele Heimann
Robert Chafin (Énée); Sylvie Brunet (Cassandre); Béatrice Uria-Monzon (Didon)
Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Anna); Sébastien Droy (Hylas, Helenus)
Lionel Lhote (Chorèbe); Éric Laporte (Iopas)
Cyril Rovery (Panthée, Le dieu Mercure)
François Lis (Narbal, l’ombre d’Hector); Valérie Gabail (Ascagne)
25 October 2006
7.30pm 
La Damnation de Faust Auditorium di Roma, Sala Santa Cecilia, Rome, Italy
Orchestra e Coro dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
conductor: Antonio Pappano
Vasselina Kasarova (mezzo-soprano)
Jonas Kaufmann (tenor); Erwin Schrott (bass)
25 October 2006
7.30pm
Overture Les Francs-Juges

Open rehearsal by North West challengers Fairey Band prior to the National Brass Band Championships contest at the Royal Albert Hall  on 28 October (see below)
Bramhall High School, Bramhall, Stockport, UK
The Fairey Band
musical director: Simon Stonehouse
25 October 2006
8.30pm
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust) Théâtre de la Sinne, Mulhouse, France
Orchestre symphonique de Mulhouse
conductor: Yannis Pouspourikas
26 October 2006
7.30pm

pre-concert talk at 7.00
Symphonie fantastique (4th and 5th movements)


Halloween concert
Fox Theatre, Fox Theatre, KS, USA
Hutchinson Symphony
conductor: Conductor Richard Koshgarian
26 October 2006
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette  Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris, France
Orchestre national de France
Chœur de Radio France
conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Isabelle Cals (mezzo-soprano)
Pavol Breslik (tenor)
Kyle Ketelsen (bass-baritone)

26 October 2006
8.00pm

Symphonie fantastique

Tennessee Theatre, Knoxville, TN, USA
Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Lucas Richman

27 October 2006
1.10pm
Symphonie fantastique (excerpts)

“Scary” Concert
Creative Arts Building, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, USA
Victoria Neve (piano)
Inara Morgenstern (piano)
27 October 2006
7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique King George’s Hall, Blackburn, UK
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: JoAnn Faletta
27 October 2006
7.30pm
Lélio, ou Le Retour à la vie Staatstheater Darmstadt, Großes Haus, Darmstadt, Germany
Orchester des Staatstheaters Darmstadt
Chor des Staatstheaters Darmstadt
conductor: Stefan Blunier
chorus master: André Weiss
producer: John Dew
Irina Skhirtladze (piano)
Hans Matthias Fuchs (Lélio), Mark Adler / Markus Durst (Horatio / voice of Lélio)
Werner Volker Meyer / Oleksandr Prytolyuk (le capitaine de brigands)
Simone Rabea Döring / Tatiana Marchini (Miranda)
Daniel Cimpean / Thomas Holm Radil (Ferdinand)
Maura Morales / Paula Santos (Ariel)
Sebastiao Felix Dos Santos / Juan-Pablo Lastras (Caliban)
Pao-Su Chiang / Daniel Cimpean / Michiel De Pauw / Sebastiao Felix Dos Santos / Laia Duran Figols / Thomas Holm Radil / Juan-Pablo Lastras / Celedonio Indalecio Moreno Fuentes / Kenta Shibasaki / An-Chi Tsao (follets)
Simone Rabea Döring / Barbara Antoinette Haegi / Tatiana Marchini /
Julia Szemro (elfes)
27 October 2006
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver, USA
Colorado Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Jeffrey Kahane
27 October 2006
7.30pm


Recorded for broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 29 October at 6.30pm
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem) Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Goldsmiths Choral Union
London Philharmonic Choir
conductor: Brian Wright
Andrew Kennedy (tenor)
27 October 2006
7.30pm
Overture Le Roi Lear
Les Nuits d’été
St Augustine’s Queensgate, South Kensington, London, UK
The Orchestra of the City
conductor: Robert Tuohy
Julia Riley (mezzo-soprano)

27 October 2006
8.00pm

Symphonie fantastique

Tennessee Theatre, Knoxville, TN, USA
Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Lucas Richman

27 October 2006
8.00pm

Live broadcast on France-Musique

Roméo et Juliette  Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris, France
Orchestre national de France
Chœur de Radio France
conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Isabelle Cals (mezzo-soprano)
Pavol Breslik (tenor)
Kyle Ketelsen (bass-baritone)
27 October 2006 “Overture Les Francs-Juges”

A talk by Geoffrey Brand prior to the National Brass Band Championships contest at the Royal Albert Hall on 28 October (see  below)

Brass Arts Festival
 Regents Hall, London, UK
28 October 2006
10.00am
Overture Les Francs-Juges

(arr. Frank Wright)

2006 Besson National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain
Royal Albert Hall, London, UK

The overture was played by contesting bands as a test-piece in the Championship Section.
28 October 2006
2.00pm

pre-concert activities at 1.15pm
Symphonie fantastique (5th movement)


Family concert: Halloween Spirits
Sorenson Center, Babson College, Wellesley, MA, USA
New Philharmonia Orchestra
conductor: Ronald Knudsen
28 October 2006
6.00pm
Les Troyens

After the late Herbert Wernicke production at Salzburg Festival 2000, with the same cuts and changes to Berlioz’s score

Opéra Bastille, Paris, France
Orchestre et Chœurs de l’Opéra national de Paris
Maîtrise des Hauts-de-Seine
Chœur d’enfants de l’Opéra national de Paris
conductor: Sylvain Cambreling
chorus master: Peter Burian
cast:
(acts I, II):
Cassandre: Deborah Polaski; Ascagne: Gaële Le Roi; Hécube: Anne Salvan
Enée: Jon Villars; Chorèbe: Franck Ferrari; Panthée: Nicolas Testé
Le fantôme d’Hector: Philippe Fourcade; Priam: Nikolai Didenko
Un capitaine grec: Frédéric Caton; Helenus: Bernard Richter
Andromaque: Dörte Lyssewski

(acts III, IV, V):
Didon Deborah Polaski; Anna: Elena Zaremba; Ascagne: Gaële Le Roi
Enée Jon Villars; Iopas: Eric Cutler; Hylas: Bernard Richter
Narbal: Kwangchul Youn; Panthée: Nicolas Testé
Deux capitaines troyens: Nikolai Didenko, Frédéric Caton
Mercure: Nicolas Testé
28 October 2006
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver, USA
Colorado Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Jeffrey Kahane
28 October 2006
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

Halloween Chills and Trills
Stevens Center, Winston-Salem, NC, USA
Winston-Salem Symphony
conductor: Robert Moody
28 October 2006
8.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict Gildenhorn/Speisman Center for the Arts, Rockville, Maryland, USA
Jewish Community Center Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Joel Lazar
28 October 2006
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique (4th movement)

A Masquerade Bash - Halloween concert
Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, New York, USA
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Robert Franz
29 October 2006
1.30pm
Symphonie fantastique (selections)

The Haunted Orchestra
Lincoln Theater, Miami Beach, FL, USA
New World Symphony
conductor: Christian Knapp
29 October 2006
2.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Eastlake Performing Arts Center, Eastlake High School, Sammamish, USA
Sammamish Symphony Orchestra
conductor: R. Joseph Scott
29 October 2006
2.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver, USA
Colorado Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Jeffrey Kahane
29 October 2006
4.30pm
Symphonie fantastique (4th movement) 

Family Concert: Symphonic Spooktacular
Mount Nittany Middle School, State College, PA, USA
Nittany Valley Symphony
conductor: Michael Jinbo
29 October 2006
6.00pm
Symphonie fantastique (4th movement) 

Fright Night - Halloween concert
McAfee South Auditorium, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL, USA
Eastern Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Richard Rossi
29 October 2006
7.30pm
Marche hongroise(from La Damnation de Faust) Royal Albert Hall, London UK
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Andrew Greenwood
29 October 2006
7.30pm
Ballet des Sylphes (from La Damnation de Faust)

All Souls Day concert
Greene Chapel, Hendrix College, Conway, Arkansas, USA
Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Dr. Karen Griebling
29 October 2006
8.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain (transcription)
Les Nuits d’été (transcription)
Palais Garnier, Paris, France
Musiciens de l’Orchestre de l’Opéra national de Paris:
Karin Ato, Klodiana Skenderi (violins)
Jean-Charles Monciero, Michel Nguyen (violas)
Philippe Ferret (cello), Sylvain Le Provost (bass)
Isabelle Pierre (flute), Christophe Grindel (obo)
Misha Cliquennois (French horn), Sylvie Perret (harp)
Guy-Joël Cipriani (percussion)
29 October 2006 Symphonie fantastique

Halloween Chills and Trills
Stevens Center, Winston-Salem, NC, USA
Winston-Salem Symphony
conductor: Robert Moody
29 October 2006 Symphonie fantastique (5th movement) Concert Hall, Kennedy Center, Washington, D. C., USA
National Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Emil de Cou
30 October 2006
6.00pm
Les Troyens

[Six Ballets or Entrées were cut]

Opéra, Strasbourg, France
Orchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg
Chœur de l’Opéra national du Rhin
conductor: Michel Plasson
producer: Andreas Baesler
Decors: Hermann Feuchter
Costumes: Gabriele Heimann
Robert Chafin (Énée); Sylvie Brunet (Cassandre)
Béatrice Uria-Monzon (Didon); Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Anna)
Sébastien Droy (Hylas, Helenus); Lionel Lhote (Chorèbe)
Éric Laporte (Iopas); Cyril Rovery (Panthée, Le dieu Mercure)
François Lis (Narbal, l’ombre d’Hector); Valérie Gabail (Ascagne)
30 October 2006
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Alfried Krupp Saal, Philharmonie Essen, Essen, Germany
Orchestre de Paris
conductor: Christoph Eschenbach
31 October 2006
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique (4th movement) Gammage Auditorium, Arizona State University, Phoenix, USA
Wind Ensemble and Wind Symphony
conductor: Gary W. Hill
31 October 2006
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique (excerpts)


Wicked Halloween Classics
Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
conductor: Stéphane Denève
presenter: Richard O’Brien
31 October 2006 Symphonie fantastique

Halloween Chills and Trills
Stevens Center, Winston-Salem, NC, USA
Winston-Salem Symphony
conductor: Robert Moody

September 2006   November 2006

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