Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

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Year 2007 (December) 

The table below lists the performances in chronological order. 

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December

1 December 2007
4.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Church of St George’s, Holborn, London, UK
Tania Mandzy (mezzo-soprano), with piano accompaniment
1 December 2007
7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Radio Filharmonisch Orkest
conductor: Jaap van Zweden
1 December 2007
8.00pm
Scène d’amour (from Roméo et Juliette)
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust)
Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, Belk Theater, Charlotte, NC, USA
Charlotte Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Edwin Outwater
1 December 2007
8.00pm

concert preview at 7.00
Overture Le Carnaval romain Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Minnesota Orchestra
conductor: Gilbert Varga
1 December  2007
8.00pm

pre-concert by Marc Mandel at 6.45
Roméo et Juliette (orchestral excerpts) Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
conductor: James Levine
1 December 2007
8.00pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
Cathédrale de Joliette, Joliette, Québec, Canada
Chœur du Musée d’art de Joliette
director: Robert Ingari
Jacques Giroux (organ)
2 December 2007
11.00am
Symphonie fantastique Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Radio Filharmonisch Orkest
conductor: Jaap van Zweden
2 December 2007
4.30pm
Devant la maison...  (from La Damnation de Faust)

George London Foundation Recital Series
Gilder Lehrman Hall, Morgan Library & Museum, New York, USA
Samuel Ramey (bass)
Warren Jones (piano)
2 December 2007
5.30pm
Te Deum Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK
University of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Choir
King Edward VI High School Junior Choir
conductor: Colin Timms
Mark Chaundy (tenor)
2 December 2007
8.30pm

Free introduction in the cellar restaurant of the Semper Opera, 45 minutes before the performance

La Damnation de Faust

staged production

Semperoper, Dresden, Germany
Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
Staatsopernchor
conductor: Marc Albrecht
chorus master: Matthias Brauer
producer: Keith Warner
Faust: Giuseppe Sabbatini 
Marguerite: Anke Vondung
Méphistophélès: Kurt Rydl
Brander: Jacques-Greg Belobo 
Voix Céleste: Lydia Teuscher
2 December 2007 Scène d’amour (from Roméo et Juliette) Community Theatre, Morristown, NJ, USA
New Philharmonic of New Jersey
conductor: Leon Hyman
3 December  2007
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette (orchestral excerpts) Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall, New York, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
conductor: James Levine
3 December  2007
8.00pm
Works unspecified  Pearl City Cultural Center, Manoa, Hawaii, USA
University of Hawaii Symphony
 conductor: Henry Miyamura
3 December 2007
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at 7.30
Symphonie fantastique Theater Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany
Dortmunder Philharmoniker
conductor: Arthur Fagen
3 December 2007
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Kölner Philharmonie, Cologne, Germany
Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo
conductor: Emmanuel Krivine
4 December 2007
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at 7.30
Symphonie fantastique Theater Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany
Dortmunder Philharmoniker
conductor: Arthur Fagen
4 December 2007
7.30pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)

Music for Christmas
St John’s, Smith Square, London, UK
The London Chorus
Ronald Corp, conductor
William Whitehead (organ)
4 December 2007
8.00pm

pre-concert talk with Habakuk Traber at 6.55
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict
Symphonie fantastique
Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
conductor: Charles Dutoit
5 December 2007
7.00pmr

Free introduction in the cellar restaurant of the Semper Opera, 45 minutes before the performance

La Damnation de Faust

staged production

Semperoper, Dresden, Germany
Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
Staatsopernchor
conductor: Marc Albrecht
chorus master: Matthias Brauer
producer: Keith Warner
Faust: William Joyner
Marguerite: Anke Vondung
Méphistophélès: Kurt Rydl
Brander: Michael Eder
Voix Céleste: Christiane Hossfeld
5 December 2007
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at 7.30
Symphonie fantastique Theater Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany
Dortmunder Philharmoniker
conductor: Arthur Fagen
5 December 2007
8.00pm

The concert will be recorded to be televised in 2009 as part of the third season of “Keeping Score”

pre-concert talk one hour before the start of the concert
Symphonie fantastique
Lélio, ou Le Retour à la vie
Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA
San Francisco Symphony
San Francisco Symphony Chorus (director: Ragnar Bohlin)
conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Stanford Olsen (tenor)
Shawn Mathey (tenor)
Dwayne Croft (baritone)
5 December 2007
8.00pm

pre-concert talk with Habakuk Traber at 6.55
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict
Symphonie fantastique
Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
conductor: Charles Dutoit
6 December 2007
8.15pm
Overture Les Francs-juges Muziekcentrum Frits Philips, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Het Brabants Orkest
conductor: Daniel Raiskin
6 December 2007
8.30pm
Harold en Italie Auditorium Rai, Torino, Italy
Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai
conductor: Daniel Kawka
Simone Briatore (viola)
6 December 2007
8.00pm

The concert will be recorded to be televised in 2009 as part of the third season of “Keeping Score”

pre-concert talk one hour before the start of the concert
Symphonie fantastique
Lélio, ou Le Retour à la vie
Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA
San Francisco Symphony
San Francisco Symphony Chorus (director: Ragnar Bohlin)
conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Stanford Olsen (tenor)
Shawn Mathey (tenor)
Dwayne Croft (baritone)
6 December.2007
8.00pm
L’Enfance du Christ Grand Auditorium, Philharmonie, Luxembourg
Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg
Europa ChorAkademie
conductor: Sylvain Cambreling
Jane Henschel (contralto)
Yann Beuron (tenor)
David Bizic (baritone)
Philippe Rouillon (bass)
6 December 2007
8.30pm
Songs (unspecified) Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall, New York, USA
Tiffany Abban (soprano)
Jonathan Kelly (piano)
6 December 2007
9.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Sala São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo (Osesp)
conductor: Victor Hugo Toro
6 December 2007 L’Enfance du Christ Teatro Coliseo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Coro Lagun Onak (chorus master: Miguel Ángel Pesce)
Coro Nacional de Niños (chorus master: Vilma Gorini),
Orquesta Sinfónica de La Bella Música
musicians from: Orquestas Filarmónica de Buenos Aires, Sinfónica Nacional, Estable del Teatro Colón and Estable del Teatro Argentino de La Plata
conductor: Carlos Vieu
Soledad de la Rosa / Daniela Tabernig (Marie)
Lucas Debevec Mayer (Joseph)
Carlos Ullán (Récitant)
Leonardo Estévez / Esteban Hildebrand (Hérode)
Hernán Iturralde / Oreste  Chlopecki (Le Père de Famille)
Roman  Modzelewski (Polydorus)
7 December.2007
8.00pm
L’Enfance du Christ Grand Auditorium, Philharmonie, Luxembourg
Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg
Europa ChorAkademie
conductor: Sylvain Cambreling
Jane Henschel (contralto)
Yann Beuron (tenor)
David Bizic (baritone)
Philippe Rouillon (bass)
7 December 2007
8.00pm

The concert will be recorded to be televised in 2009 as part of the third season of “Keeping Score”

pre-concert talk one hour before the start of the concert
Symphonie fantastique
Lélio, ou Le Retour à la vie
Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA
San Francisco Symphony
San Francisco Symphony Chorus (director: Ragnar Bohlin)
conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Stanford Olsen (tenor)
Shawn Mathey (tenor)
Dwayne Croft (baritone)
7 December 2007
9.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Sala São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo (Osesp)
conductor: Victor Hugo Toro
7 December 2007
9.00pm
Harold en Italie Auditorium Rai, Torino, Italy
Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai
conductor: Daniel Kawka
Simone Briatore (viola)
8 December 2007
2.00pm
Songs (unspecified) Sanctuary, University Congregational Church, Wichita, Kansas, USA
Katelyn Mattson-Levy (soprano)
Sherry Freund (piano)
8 December 2007
4.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Sala São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo (Osesp)
conductor: Victor Hugo Toro
8 December 2007
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Nicolson Square Methodist Church, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
The New Edinburgh Orchestra
conductor: Tim Paxton
Judy Brown (mezzo-soprano)
8 December 2007
8.00pm

pre-performance lecture with Eric Bromberger is held one-hour prior to the performance

L’Enfance du Christ Mandeville Auditorium, UCSD, San Diego, USA
La Jolla Symphony and Chorus
conductor: David Chase
Elda Peralta (mezzo-soprano)
Nick Hartley (baritone)
Chris Stephens (bass)
Chad Frisque (tenor)
Phil Larsen (bass)
8 December 2007
8.30pm
Overture Les Francs-juges Concertzaal, Tilburg, Netherlands
Het Brabants Orkest
conductor: Daniel Raiskin
8 December 2007
8.00pm

The concert will be recorded to be televised in 2009 as part of the third season of “Keeping Score”

pre-concert talk one hour before the start of the concert
Symphonie fantastique
Lélio, ou Le Retour à la vie
Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA
San Francisco Symphony
San Francisco Symphony Chorus (director: Ragnar Bohlin)
conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Stanford Olsen (tenor)
Shawn Mathey (tenor)
Dwayne Croft (baritone)
8 December 2007 L’Enfance du Christ Teatro Coliseo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Coro Lagun Onak (chorus master: Miguel Ángel Pesce)
Coro Nacional de Niños (chorus master: Vilma Gorini),
Orquesta Sinfónica de La Bella Música
musicians from: Orquestas Filarmónica de Buenos Aires, Sinfónica Nacional, Estable del Teatro Colón and Estable del Teatro Argentino de La Plata
conductor: Carlos Vieu
Soledad de la Rosa / Daniela Tabernig (Marie)
Lucas Debevec Mayer (Joseph)
Carlos Ullán (Récitant)
Leonardo Estévez / Esteban Hildebrand (Hérode)
Hernán Iturralde / Oreste  Chlopecki (Le Père de Famille)
Roman  Modzelewski (Polydorus)
8 December 2007 Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
St. Peter’s Parish Church, Jersey, Channel Islands, UK
The Cantabile Ensemble
conductor: Nicolas Freeland
Audrey Tupper (organ)
9 December 2007
2.30pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)

Carol Service for St. John Ambulance
St. Helier Parish Church, St. Helier, Channel Islands, UK
The Cantabile Ensemble
conductor: Nicolas Freeland
Kenneth Francis (organ)
9 December 2007
3.00pm

pre-performance lecture with Eric Bromberger is held one-hour prior to the performance

L’Enfance du Christ Mandeville Auditorium, UCSD, San Diego, USA
La Jolla Symphony and Chorus
conductor: David Chase
Elda Peralta (mezzo-soprano)
Nick Hartley (baritone)
Chris Stephens (bass)
Chad Frisque (tenor)
Phil Larsen (bass)
9 December 2007
3.00pm
La Mort d’Ophélie Sommer Center for the Performing Arts, Concordia College, Bronxville, USA
Westchester Chorale, accompanied by an orchestra
conductor Daniel Paget
(orchestra not identified)
9 December 2007
7.00pmr

Free introduction in the cellar restaurant of the Semper Opera, 45 minutes before the performance

La Damnation de Faust

staged production

Semperoper, Dresden, Germany
Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
Staatsopernchor
conductor: Marc Albrecht
chorus master: Matthias Brauer
producer: Keith Warner
Faust: Giuseppe Sabbatini
Marguerite: Anke Vondung
Méphistophélès: Kurt Rydl
Brander: Michael Eder
Voix Céleste: Christiane Hossfeld
9 December 2007
7.30pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)

Jingle Bells
Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, UK
Nottingham Festival Opera Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Andrew Nicklin
9 December 2007 L’Enfance du Christ Teatro Coliseo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Coro Lagun Onak (chorus master: Miguel Ángel Pesce)
Coro Nacional de Niños (chorus master: Vilma Gorini),
Orquesta Sinfónica de La Bella Música
musicians from: Orquestas Filarmónica de Buenos Aires, Sinfónica Nacional, Estable del Teatro Colón and Estable del Teatro Argentino de La Plata
conductor: Carlos Vieu
Soledad de la Rosa / Daniela Tabernig (Marie)
Lucas Debevec Mayer (Joseph)
Carlos Ullán (Récitant)
Leonardo Estévez / Esteban Hildebrand (Hérode)
Hernán Iturralde / Oreste  Chlopecki (Le Père de Famille)
Roman  Modzelewski (Polydorus)
10 December 2007
7.30pm
Works Unspecified Liederhalle, Stuttgart, Germany
Staatsorchester Stuttgart
conductor: Andrés Orozco-Estrada
12 December 2007
7.30pm
Overture Le Roi Lear
Les Nuits d’été
Harold en Italie

Pure Berlioz
Barbican Hall, London, UK
London Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Anne Schwanewilms (soprano)
Tobea Zimmermann (viola)
13 December 2007
9.00pm
Marguerite’s aria (from La Damnation de Faust) Teatro Municipale, Piacenza, Italy
Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini
conductor: Antonino Fogliani
soloist not announced
14 December.2007
8.00pm
Harold en Italie Grand Auditorium, Philharmonie, Luxembourg
Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg
conductor: Emmanuel Krivine
Yuri Bashmet (viola)
14 December 2007
8.00pm

Introduction to the concert at 7.00pm
Tristia Konzerthaus, Freiburg, Germany
SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg
SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart
conductor: Sylvain Cambreling
14 December 2007
8.15pm
L’Enfance du Christ Theater de Maaspoort, Venlo, Netherlands
Limburgs Symphonie Orkest
Nederlands Kamerkoor
Cora Burggraaf, mezzo-soprano (Marie)
Robert Getchell, tenor (récitant)
David Wilson-Johnson, bass-baritone (Joseph)
Harry Peeters, bass (Hérode/Le Père)
conductor: Ed Spanjaard
14 December 2007 DeRôles


A contemporary dance to the music of  Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique
Théâtre Jean Marais, Lyon, France
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Paul Paray
dancers: Anne-Sophie Fayolle, Denis Plassard.
choreographer: Denis Plassard
15 December.2007
8.00pm
Tristia Grand Auditorium, Philharmonie, Luxembourg
SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg
SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart
conductor: Sylvain Cambreling
15 December 2007
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Knight Concert Hall, Carnival Center for the Performing Arts, Miami, USA
New World Symphony
conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
15 December 2007
8.15pm
L’Enfance du Christ Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Limburgs Symphonie Orkest
Nederlands Kamerkoor
Cora Burggraaf, mezzo-soprano (Marie)
Robert Getchell, tenor (récitant)
David Wilson-Johnson, bass-baritone (Joseph)
Harry Peeters, bass (Hérode/Le Père)
conductor: Ed Spanjaard
16 December 2007
4.00pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)

Christmas Concert
Eglise Collégiale Saint-Jean Baptiste, Retournac, France
Eglise Collégiale Saint-Jean Baptiste Choir
conductor: Thierry Reynaud
Pierre Astor (organ)
16 December 2007
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Art, West Palm Beach, USA
New World Symphony
conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
16 December 2007
8.15pm
L’Enfance du Christ Theater aan het Vrijthof, Maastricht, Netherlands
Limburgs Symphonie Orkest
Nederlands Kamerkoor
Cora Burggraaf, mezzo-soprano (Marie)
Robert Getchell, tenor (récitant)
David Wilson-Johnson, bass-baritone (Joseph)
Harry Peeters, bass (Hérode/Le Père)
conductor: Ed Spanjaard
17 December 2007
8.30pm
La Damnation de Faust (excerpts)



Musique en Sorbonne: Faust de Goethe
et les musiciens romantiques
Grand Amphithéâtre, Université de Paris-Sorbonne, Paris, France
Chœur et Orchestre de Paris-Sorbonne 
conductor: Jacques Grimbert
Aurélia Legay (soprano)
Pierre Vaello (tenor)
Patrice Berger (baritone-bass)
20 December 2007
7.30pm
Trio for harp and flutes (from L’Enfance du Christ) St Martin’s, Stamford, Lincolnshire, UK
Eleanor Turner (harp)
Kate Osborne and Nicola Wiggin (flute)
21 December 2007
7.30pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)

A Concert of Christmas Music
St Mary Oatlands, Weybridge, Surrey, UK
The Ian Engelmann Singers, chamber choir
musical director: John Tudhope
Andrew Prior (organ)
21 December 2007
8.00pm
L’Enfance du Christ (excerpts) Gold Coast Arts Centre, Gold Coast, Australia
Gold Coast Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Yana Talpis
23 December 2007
5.30pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)


Christmas Concert
Palais des Beaux-Arts, Salle Henry Le Bœuf, Brussels, Belgium
Orchestre National de Belgique
Chœur Polyphonia de Bruxelles
conductor: Ernst Van Tiel
chorus master: Denis Menier
23 December 2007
7.30pm
Adieu des bergers à la Sainte Famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)


The Glory of Christmas
Barbican Hall, London, UK
London Concert Orchestra
English Concert Chorus
New London Children’s Choir
conductor: Robin Stapleton 
27 December 2007
7.30pm
La Damnation de Faust

staged production

Freiburger Theater – Großes Haus, Freiburg, Germany
Freiburger Theater’s orchestra and chorus
conductor: Gerhard Markson
chorus master: Bernhard Moncado
producer: Thomas Krupa
Faust: Dong Won Kim 
Marguerite: Jana Havranová 
Mephistopheles: Radu Cojocariu 
Brander: Matthias Flohr
31 December 2007
6.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

New Year’s Eve concert
Georg-Friedrich-Händel-Halle, Halle an der Saale, Germany
Staatskapelle Halle
conductor: Johannes Debus

November 2007   January 2008 

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