Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

Classified by date

Year 2007 (August)

The table below lists the performances in chronological order. 

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August

1 August 2007
7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Verbier Festival
Salle Médran, Verbier, Switzerland
UBS Verbier Festival Orchestra
conductor: Zubin Mehta
1 August 2007
7.30pm
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust)

Fête française
Centre Pierre-Charbonneau, Montréal, Canada
Orchestre Métropolitain du Grand Montréal
conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin
1 August 2007 Overture Le Carnaval romain

Concerts on the Square
Week 6: Streets of Paris
Capitol Square, Madison, WI, USA
Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Andrew Sewell
3 August 2007
8.00pm
Orphée et Eurydice 

Gluck, arr: Berlioz


sung in French with English projected titles
Alice Busch Opera Theater, Cooperstown, NY, USA
Glimmerglass Opera
conductor: Julian Wachner
director: Lillian Groag
Orphée (Michael Maniaci)
Eurydice (Amanda Pabyan)
3 August 2007
8.15pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

Picnic with the Pops
The grounds of Chemical Abstracts Service, Columbus, OH, USA
Columbus Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Albert-George Schram
3 August 2007
9.30pm

(in case of bad weather:
4 August 2007, at 9.30pm)

Recorded for broadcast on France-Musique on 2 September at 8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain







Chorégies d’Orange
Théâtre Antique, Orange, France
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France
conductor: Kazushi Ono
4 August 2007
8.15pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

Picnic with the Pops
The grounds of Chemical Abstracts Service, Columbus, OH, USA
Columbus Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Albert-George Schram
5 August 2007
4.00pm
Symphonie fantastique
(4th movement: Marche au supplice)

Bayview Residences Victoria Symphony Splash
Victoria Inner Harbour, Victoria, Canada
Victoria Symphony
conductor: Tania Miller
5 August 2007
7.00pm

Introduction to the
concert at 6.15pm

Huit scènes de Faust






Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele
Faust Music
Forum at the Schlosspark, Ludwigsburg, Germany
Orchester der Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele
Festspielchor
conductor: Michael Hofstetter
with Kirsten Blaise, Yvonne Naef, Ortun Wenkel, Roberto Sacca, Miljenko Turk, Konstantin Wolff as soloists

Graduates of the Ludwigsburger Filmakademie accompanied the music with video installations
5 August 2007
7.30pm

pre-concert discussion of the evening’s music was led by Music at Gretna founder Dr. Carl Ellenberger at 6.30pm
 Works unspecified




Trombone-a-Palooza
Mt. Gretna Playhouse, Mt. Gretna, County Lebanon, PA, USA
Pennsylvania Trombone Ensemble
6 August 2007
2.00pm
Orphée et Eurydice 

Gluck, arr: Berlioz


sung in French with English projected titles
Alice Busch Opera Theater, Cooperstown, NY, USA
Glimmerglass Opera
conductor: Julian Wachner
director: Lillian Groag
Orphée (Michael Maniaci)
Eurydice (Amanda Pabyan)
6 August 2007
7.00pm
Scène d’amour (from Roméo et Juliette)

A ballet performance set to Berlioz
s music

Etoiles Bouquets
Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Ueno, Tokyo, Japan
choreographed by Amedeo Amodio
ballerina: Alessandra Ferri
7 August 2007 Orphée et Eurydice 

Gluck, arr: Berlioz

Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Orchestra Victoria
Victorian Opera Chorus
conductor: Matthew Coorey
chorus master: Nicholas Carter
director: Stephen Page
cast: 
Dimity Shepherd (Orphée)
Alison Rae Jones (Eurydice)
Jacqueline Porter (L’Amour)
Dancers: 
Fiona Cameron, Amber Haines, Ingrid Weisfelt 
Jade Dewi, Emily Amisano, Elissa Lee
8 August 2007
7.30pm
La Villanelle
Le Spectre de la rose
L’île inconnue

(from Les Nuits d’été)
Salle Wilfrid Pelletier, Montréal, Canada
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
conductor: Kent Nagano
Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano)
8 August 2007
9.45pm
Symphonie fantastique

(Liszt transcription) 

Rovello Festival 2007
Villa Rufolo, Rovello, Italy
Giovanni Bellucci (piano)
9 August 2007
8.00pm
Orphée et Eurydice 

Gluck, arr: Berlioz


sung in French with English projected titles
Alice Busch Opera Theater, Cooperstown, NY, USA
Glimmerglass Opera
conductor: Julian Wachner
director: Lillian Groag
Orphée (Michael Maniaci)
Eurydice (Amanda Pabyan)
9 August 2007 Orphée et Eurydice 

Gluck, arr: Berlioz

Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Orchestra Victoria
Victorian Opera Chorus
conductor: Matthew Coorey
chorus master: Nicholas Carter
director: Stephen Page
cast: 
Dimity Shepherd (Orphée)
Alison Rae Jones (Eurydice)
Jacqueline Porter (L’Amour)
Dancers: 
Fiona Cameron, Amber Haines, Ingrid Weisfelt 
Jade Dewi, Emily Amisano, Elissa Lee
10 August 2007
6.30pm

 

Read reviews of this performance by Pierre-René Serna and Christian Wasselin (both in French)

This performance was broadcast live on France Musique

Benvenuto Cellini

sung in French with German and English supertitles













Salzburger Festspiele 2007
Großes Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria
Wiener Philharmoniker
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor
conductor: Valery Gergiev
chorus master: Andreas Schüller
direction and decor: Philipp Stölzl
costume: Kathie Maurer
choreography: Mara Kurotschka
Burkhard Fritz: Benvenuto Cellini
Laurent Naouri: Fieramosca
Brindley Sherratt: Giacomo Balducci
Mikhail Petrenko: Le Pape Clément VII
Maija Kovalevska: Teresa, Balducci’s daughter
Kate Aldrich: Ascanio, Cellini’s apprentice
Xavier Mas: Francesco, Cellini’s assistant
Roberto Tagliavini: Bernardino, Cellini’s assistant
Sung-Keun Park: Cabaretier
10 August 2007
7.30pm
Symphonie Fantastique Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Oleg Caetani
11 August 2007
1.30pm
Orphée et Eurydice 

Gluck, arr: Berlioz


sung in French with English projected titles
Alice Busch Opera Theater, Cooperstown, NY, USA
Glimmerglass Opera
conductor: Julian Wachner
director: Lillian Groag
Orphée (Michael Maniaci)
Eurydice (Amanda Pabyan)
11 August 2007 Orphée et Eurydice 

Gluck, arr: Berlioz

Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Orchestra Victoria
Victorian Opera Chorus
conductor: Matthew Coorey
chorus master: Nicholas Carter
director: Stephen Page
Dimity Shepherd (Orphée)
Alison Rae Jones (Eurydice)
Jacqueline Porter (L’Amour)
Dancers: Fiona Cameron, Amber Haines, Ingrid Weisfelt
Jade Dewi, Emily Amisano, Elissa Lee
12 August 2007
11.00am

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

Symphonie fantastique 
Lélio ou Le Retour à la vie




Salzburger Festspiele 2007
Großes Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria
Wiener Philharmoniker
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor
conductor: Riccardo Muti
Gérard Depardieu (narrator)
Paul Groves (tenor)
Ludovic Tézier (baritone)
13 August 2007 Orphée et Eurydice 

Gluck, arr: Berlioz

Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Orchestra Victoria
Victorian Opera Chorus
conductor: Matthew Coorey
chorus master: Nicholas Carter
director: Stephen Page
Dimity Shepherd (Orphée)
Alison Rae Jones (Eurydice)
Jacqueline Porter (L’Amour)
Dancers: Fiona Cameron, Amber Haines, Ingrid Weisfelt 
Jade Dewi, Emily Amisano, Elissa Lee
14 August 2007
11.00am

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

Symphonie fantastique 
Lélio ou Le Retour à la vie




Salzburger Festspiele 2007
Großes Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria
Wiener Philharmoniker
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor
conductor: Riccardo Muti
Gérard Depardieu (narrator)
Paul Groves (tenor)
Ludovic Tézier (baritone)
14 August 2007
8.00pm

Recorded for broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on Monday 10 September at 7.00pm
Les Nuits d’été



Edinburgh International Festival
Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
conductor: Thomas Adès
Toby Spence (tenor)
15 August 2007
11.00am
Symphonie fantastique 
Lélio ou Le Retour à la vie




Salzburger Festspiele 2007
Großes Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria
Wiener Philharmoniker
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor
conductor: Riccardo Muti
Gérard Depardieu (narrator)
Paul Groves (tenor)
Ludovic Tézier (baritone)

15 August 2007
7.30pm

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

Benvenuto Cellini

sung in French with German and English supertitles













Salzburger Festspiele 2007
Großes Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria
Wiener Philharmoniker
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor
conductor: Valery Gergiev
chorus master: Andreas Schüller
direction and decor: Philipp Stölzl
costume: Kathie Maurer
choreography: Mara Kurotschka
Burkhard Fritz Benvenuto Cellini
Laurent Naouri: Fieramosca
Brindley Sherratt: Giacomo Balducci
Mikhail Petrenko: Le Pape Clément VII
Maija Kovalevska: Teresa, Balducci’s daughter
Kate Aldrich: Ascanio, Cellini’s apprentice
Xavier Mas: Francesco, Cellini’s assistant
Roberto Tagliavini: Bernardino, Cellini’s assistant
Sung-Keun Park: Cabaretier
16 August 2007
8.30pm
Les Nuits d’été (selection)

One Summer Night
St. Ann and the Holy Trinity, Brooklyn Heights, NY, USA
One World Symphony
conductor and music director: Sung Jin Hong
17 August 2007
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain
Symphonie fantastique

Deer Valley Music Festival
Snow Park Amphitheatre, Deer Valley, Utah, USA 
Utah Symphony
conductor: David Cho
17 August 2007
8.00pm
Works unspecified


Gala on the Green
RAF Linton-on-Ouse, near York, UK
Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band
conductor not announced
18 August 2007
6.30pm
Benvenuto Cellini

sung in French with German and English supertitles













Salzburger Festspiele 2007
Großes Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria
Wiener Philharmoniker
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor
conductor: Valery Gergiev
chorus master: Andreas Schüller
direction and decor: Philipp Stölzl
costume: Kathie Maurer
choreography: Mara Kurotschka
Burkhard Fritz: Benvenuto Cellini
Laurent Naouri: Fieramosca
Brindley Sherratt: Giacomo Balducci
Mikhail Petrenko: Le Pape Clément VII
Maija Kovalevska: Teresa, Balducci’s daughter
Kate Aldrich: Ascanio, Cellini’s apprentice
Xavier Mas: Francesco, Cellini’s assistant
Roberto Tagliavini: Bernardino, Cellini’s assistant
Sung-Keun Park: Cabaretier
18 August 2007
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA
The Philadelphia Orchestra
conductor: Charles Dutoit
18 August 2007
8.30pm

Open rehearsal at 10.30am

pre-concert talk at 6.00pm 
in Ozawa Hall

Live broadcast on WCRB, Boston
La Damnation de Faust

Sung in French with English supertitles





Tanglewood Festival
Shed, Lenox, Massachusetts, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Tanglewood Festival Chorus (director: John Oliver)
PALS Children’s Chorus (director: Johanna Hill Simpson)
conductor: James Levine
Yvonne Naef (mezzo-soprano, Marguerite)
Marcello Giordani (tenor, Faust)
José van Dam (baritone, Méphistophélès)
Patrick Carfizzi (bass-baritone, Brander)
19 August 2007
3.00pm
Orphée et Eurydice 

Gluck, arr: Berlioz


sung in French with English projected titles
Alice Busch Opera Theater, Cooperstown, NY, USA
Glimmerglass Opera
conductor: Julian Wachner
director: Lillian Groag
Orphée (Michael Maniaci)
Eurydice (Amanda Pabyan)
20 August 2007
6.00pm

Live broadcast on SR Klassiskt, Sveriges Radio P2
Benvenuto Cellini



Östersjöfestivalen 2007
Berwaldhallen, Stockholm, Sweden
Mariinsky Opera Orchestra, Chorus and soloists
conductor: Valery Gergiev
21 August 2007
6.30pm
Benvenuto Cellini

sung in French with German and English supertitles













Salzburger Festspiele 2007
Großes Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria
Wiener Philharmoniker
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor
conductor: Valery Gergiev
chorus master: Andreas Schüller
direction and decor: Philipp Stölzl
costume: Kathie Maurer
choreography: Mara Kurotschka
Burkhard Fritz: Benvenuto Cellini
Laurent Naouri: Fieramosca
Brindley Sherratt: Giacomo Balducci
Mikhail Petrenko: Le Pape Clément VII
Maija Kovalevska: Teresa, Balducci’s daughter
Kate Aldrich: Ascanio, Cellini’s apprentice
Xavier Mas: Francesco, Cellini’s assistant
Roberto Tagliavini: Bernardino, Cellini’s assistant
Sung-Keun Park: Cabaretier
22 August 2007
6.00pm
L’îsle inconnue Queensland Conservatorium, Brisbane, Australia
Margaret Schindler (soprano)
Philip Mayers (piano)
22 August 2007
8.00pm
Symphonie Fantastique Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall, New South Wales, Australia
Sydney Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Tugan Sokhiev
23 August 2007
6.30pm
Marche troyenne (from Les Troyens)

Festival Berlioz 2007
Les Halles, La Côte Saint-André, France
Academie du Festival Berlioz
conductor: Eric Villevière
23 August 2007
8.00pm
Overture Les Francs-juges Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, USA
Los Angeles Philharmonic
conductor: Stéphane Denève
24 August 2007
7.30pm
Harold en Italie St. Jakobuskirche, Ilmenau, Germany
STÜBA-Philharmonie
conductor: Martin Lentz
Helene Schütz.(viola)
24 August 2007
8.00pm
Symphonie Fantastique Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall, New South Wales, Australia
Sydney Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Tugan Sokhiev
25 August 2007
7.30pm
Harold en Italie St. Marienkirche, Ronneburg, Germany
STÜBA-Philharmonie
conductor: Martin Lentz
Helene Schütz.(viola)
25 August 2007
8.00pm
Symphonie Fantastique Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall, New South Wales, Australia
Sydney Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Tugan Sokhiev
25 August 2007
8.00pm
Orphée et Eurydice 

Gluck, arr: Berlioz


sung in French with English projected titles
Alice Busch Opera Theater, Cooperstown, NY, USA
Glimmerglass Opera
conductor: Julian Wachner
director: Lillian Groag
Orphée (Michael Maniaci)
Eurydice (Amanda Pabyan)
25 August 2007
9.00pm
Scène d’amour (from Roméo et Juliette)

Festival Berlioz 2007
Courtyard, Château Louis XI, La Côte Saint-André, France
Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale Della RAI
conductor: Daniel Kawka

26 August 2007
7.30pm

Benvenuto Cellini

sung in French with German and English supertitles













Salzburger Festspiele 2007
Großes Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria
Wiener Philharmoniker
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor
conductor: Valery Gergiev
chorus master: Andreas Schüller
direction and decor: Philipp Stölzl
costume: Kathie Maurer
choreography: Mara Kurotschka
Burkhard Fritz: Benvenuto Cellini
Laurent Naouri: Fieramosca
Brindley Sherratt: Giacomo Balducci
Mikhail Petrenko: Le Pape Clément VII
Maija Kovalevska: Teresa, Balducci’s daughter
Kate Aldrich: Ascanio, Cellini’s apprentice
Xavier Mas: Francesco, Cellini’s assistant
Roberto Tagliavini: Bernardino, Cellini’s assistant
Sung-Keun Park: Cabaretier
26 August 2007
9.00pm
La Mort d’Orphée


Festival Berlioz 2007
Courtyard, Château Louis XI, La Côte Saint-André, France
Ensemble Carpe Diem
conductor: Jean-Pierre Arnaud
Françoise Masset (soprano)
28 August 2007
2.00pm
Orphée et Eurydice 

Gluck, arr: Berlioz


sung in French with English projected titles
Alice Busch Opera Theater, Cooperstown, NY, USA
Glimmerglass Opera
conductor: Julian Wachner
director: Lillian Groag
Orphée (Michael Maniaci)
Eurydice (Amanda Pabyan)
28 August 2007
7.30pm
La Damnation de Faust






Lucerne Festival
Konzertsaal, Lucerne, Switzerland
Tanglewood Festival Chorus (director: John Oliver)
Luzerner Knabenkantorei
conductor: James Levine
Yvonne Naef (mezzo-soprano, Marguerite)
Marcello Giordani (tenor, Faust)
José van Dam (baritone, Méphistophélès)
Patrick Carfizzi (bass-baritone, Brander)
28 August 2007
9.00pm
Chasse Royale et orage
Lamento for Les Troyens à Carthage

(from Les Troyens)

Festival Berlioz 2007
Courtyard, Château Louis XI, La Côte Saint-André, France
Orchestre de l’Opéra De Lyon
conductor: Kazushi Ono
29 August 2007
9.00pm
Les Nuits d’été




Festival Berlioz 2007
Courtyard, Château Louis XI, La Côte Saint-André, France
Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenoble
conductor: Marc Minkowski
Salomé Haller (soprano)
Jean-Paul Fouchécourt (tenor)
Boris Grappe (baritone)
30 August 2007
6.30pm
Benvenuto Cellini

sung in French with German and English supertitles













Salzburger Festspiele 2007
Großes Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria
Wiener Philharmoniker
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor
conductor: Valery Gergiev
chorus master: Andreas Schüller
direction and decor: Philipp Stölzl
costume: Kathie Maurer
choreography: Mara Kurotschka
Burkhard Fritz: Benvenuto Cellini
Laurent Naouri: Fieramosca
Brindley Sherratt: Giacomo Balducci
Mikhail Petrenko: Le Pape Clément VII
Maija Kovalevska: Teresa, Balducci’s daughter
Kate Aldrich: Ascanio, Cellini’s apprentice
Xavier Mas: Francesco, Cellini’s assistant
Roberto Tagliavini: Bernardino, Cellini’s assistant
Sung-Keun Park: Cabaretier
30 August 2007
7.30pm
Symphonie Fantastique 


World premiere of Symphonie Fantastique, a new interpretation of Berlioz’s score from Polish choreographer Krzysztof Pastor
Arts Centre, State Theatre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The Australian Ballet
Orchestra Victoria (co-concertmasters: Jo Beaumont and Peter Exton)
choreography: Krzysztof Pastor
composer: Hector Berlioz
set and costume Design: Tatyana van Walsum
31 August 2007
7.30pm
Symphonie Fantastique 


World premiere of Symphonie Fantastique, a new interpretation of  Berlioz’s score from Polish choreographer Krzysztof Pastor
Arts Centre, State Theatre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The Australian Ballet
Orchestra Victoria (co-concertmasters: Jo Beaumont and Peter Exton)
choreography: Krzysztof Pastor
composer: Hector Berlioz
set and costume Design: Tatyana van Walsum
31 August 2007
8.00pm
La Damnation de Faust





Voilà la France!
Alfried Krupp Hall, Philharmonie Essen, Essen, Germany
Tanglewood Festival Chorus (director: John Oliver)
conductor: James Levine
Yvonne Naef (mezzo-soprano, Marguerite)
Marcello Giordani (tenor, Faust)
José van Dam (baritone, Méphistophélès)
Patrick Carfizzi (bass-baritone, Brander)
31 August 2007
9.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Festival Berlioz 2007
Courtyard, Château Louis XI, La Côte Saint-André, France
Orchestre National de Lyon
conductor: Michel Plasson

July 2007   September 2007

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