Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

Classified by date

Year 2007 (July)

The table below lists the performances in chronological order.

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July

1 July 2007 Roméo et Juliette (excerpts)

59e Festival d’Aix-en-Provence
Grand-Théâtre de Provence, Aix-en-Provence, France
Berliner Philharmoniker
conductor: Sir Simon Rattle
2 July 2007
7.30pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini Hildene Meadowlands, Manchester, USA 
Vermont Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Andrew Massey

venue in case of rain: Burr & Burton Academy
2 July 2007
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Staatstheater-Kassel, Kassel, Germany
Staatsorchester Kassel.
conductor: Rasmus Baumann
2 July 2007
9.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Ravenna Festival
Teatro Alighieri, Ravenna, Italy
Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini
conductor: Riaccardo Muti
3 July 2007
7.30pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini Grafton Ponds, Grafton, USA 
Vermont Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Andrew Massey

Presented by and to benefit The Brattleboro Museum and Art Center

venue in case of rain: Bellows Falls Union High School Gymnasium
3 July 2007
9.00pm
Symphonie fantastique


Ravenna Festival
Palazzo Mauro de Andrè, Ravenna, Italy
Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini
Orchestra Giovanile Italiana
conductor: Riaccardo Muti
3 July 2007 Overture Le Carnaval romain Lichiko Culture Center, Grand Theatre, Oita, Japan
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
conductor: Antonio Pappano
4 July 2007
7.00pm
Benvenuto Cellini

concert performance

Mikkaeli Festival 
Martti Talvela Hall, Mikkaeli, Finland
Mariinsky Opera Orchestra, Chorus and soloists
conductor: Valery Gergiev
4 July 2007
7.30pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini Shelburne Farms, Shelburne, USA 
Vermont Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Andrew Massey

venue in case of rain: Champlain Exposition, Essex Junction
4 July 2007 Roméo et Juliette (excerpts)

59e Festival d’Aix-en-Provence
Grand-Théâtre de Provence, Aix-en-Provence, France
Berliner Philharmoniker
conductor: Sir Simon Rattle
5 July 2007
7.30pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini Mountain Top Inn and Resort, Chittenden, USA
Vermont Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Andrew Massey

venue in case of rain: Mountain Top Inn and Resort, Chittenden
5 July 2007
8.00pm

Introduction to the work 45 minutes before the start of the performance in the Kellerrestaurant of the Semperoper
La Damnation de Faust

staged production

Semperoper, Dresden, Germany
Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
Staatsopernchor
conductor: Marc Albrecht
chorus master: Matthias Brauer
producer: Keith Warner
Marcello Giordani (Faust), Peteris Eglitis (Méphistophélès)
Jacques-Greg Belobo (Brander), Sophie Koch (Marguerite)
6 July 2007
7.30pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini Jackson Gore Inn, Okemo Mountain Resort, Ludlow, USA
Vermont Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Andrew Massey

venue in case of rain: Jackson Gore Ice House, Okemo Mountain Resort
6 July 2007
8.00pm
Benvenuto Cellini

semi-staged performance

sung in French


XV International Festival Stars of the White Nights
Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall, St. Petersburg, Russia
Mariinsky (Kirov) Ballet and Opera Theatre, St. Petersburg
Mariinsky Theatre Opera Company, Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Valery Gergiev
stage director: Vasily Barkhatov
set designer: Zinovy Margolin
principal chorus master: Andrei Petrenko
soloists not announced
6 July 2007
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été


Rheingau Musik Festival
Kurhaus, Wiesbaden, Germany
Basel Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Paul McCreesh
Angelika Kirchschlager (mezzo-soprano)
6 July 2007
9.00pm
Symphonie fantastique 

Festival International de Colmar
Eglise St Matthieu, Colmar, Alsace, France
National Philharmonic of Russia
conductor: Ion Marin
7 July 2007
6.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival
Gerald R Ford Amphitheater, Vail Valley, USA
The Philadelphia Orchestra
conductor: Christoph Eschenbach
7 July 2007
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain The Strode Theatre, Street, Somerset, UK
The Mid-Somerset Orchestra
conductor: Martin Freke
7 July 2007
7.30pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini Three Stallion Inn, Randolph, USA
Vermont Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Andrew Massey

venue in case of rain: Randolph Union High School Gymnasium, Randolph
7 July 2007
8.00pm
Te Deum







Festival de Lanaudière – Opening Concert
Amphithéâtre de Joliette, Québec, Canada
Orchestre Symphonique de Québec
Orchestre Métropolitain du Grand Montréal
Chœur du Festival
Chœur de l’Orchestre Symphonique de Québec
Chœur de l’ Orchestre Métropolitain du Grand Montréal
conductor: Yoav Talmi
chorus masters: David Rompré and Pierre Tourville
Frédéric Antoun (tenor)
7 July 2007 Overture Le Carnaval romain Bunko Kaikan, Tokyo, Japan
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
conductor: Antonio Pappano
8 July 2007
2.00pm
Orphée et Eurydice 

Gluck, arr: Berlioz


sung in French with English projected titles
Alice Busch Opera Theater, Cooperstown, New York, USA
Glimmerglass Opera
conductor: Julian Wachner
director: Lillian Groag
Orphée (Michael Maniaci)
Eurydice (Amanda Pabyan)
8 July 2007
4.00pm
Les Nuits d’été


Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Heiligen-Geist-Kirche, Wismar, Germany
Basel Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Paul McCreesh
Angelika Kirchschlager (mezzo-soprano)
8 July 2007
7.30pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini Trapp Concert Meadow, Stowe, USA 
Vermont Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Andrew Massey

A joint presentation by VSO and Stowe Performing Arts

venue in case of rain: Jackson Arena, Stowe
8 July 2007
9.00pm
L’Enfance du Christ







3rd Festival d’Art Baroque de Saint-Maximin
Théâtre du Rocher, Cotignac, Var (83), France
Chœur de la Région PACA
Orchestre de l’Opéra de Marseille
conductor: Michel Piquemal
soloists:
Marie: Françoise Masset
Narrator: Philippe Do
Hérode: Jean Vendassi
Joseph: Nicolas Cavalier
10 July 2007
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été


Ein Sommernachtstraum
Theater an der Wien, Vienna, Austria
Kammerorchester Basel
conductor: Paul McCreesh
Angelika Kirchschlager (mezzo-soprano)
10 July 2007
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire

Concerts in the Parks
Prospect Park, Brooklyn, New York, USA
New York Philharmonic
conductor: Ludovic Morlot
11 July 2007
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire

Concerts in the Parks
Great Lawn, Central Park, Manhattan, New York, USA
New York Philharmonic
conductor: Ludovic Morlot
12 July 2007
8.00pm

This concert was followed by fireworks.
Overture Le Corsaire



Concerts in the Parks
Cunningham Park, Queens, New York, USA
New York Philharmonic
conductor: Ludovic Morlot
12 July 2007
8.00pm

pre-concert by David Cairns at Gresham College at 6.00pm
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem)



City of London Festival
St Paul’s Cathedral, London, UK
London Symphony Orchestra
London Symphony Chorus
conductor: Yan-Pascal Tortelier
Andrew Kennedy (tenor)
12 July 2007
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, USA
Los Angeles Philharmonic
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
12 July 2007
9.15pm
Les Nuits d’été

Trasimeno Music Festival
Castello dei Cavalieri di Malta, Magione, Italy
Diana Montague (mezzo-soprano)
Angela Hewitt (piano)
13 July 2007
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire

Concerts in the Parks
Snug Harbor, Staten Island, New York, USA
New York Philharmonic
conductor: Ludovic Morlot
14 July 2007
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire

Concerts in the Parks
Heckscher State Park, East Islip, Long Island, New York, USA
New York Philharmonic
conductor: Ludovic Morlot
14 July 2007
8.00pm
Orphée et Eurydice 

Gluck, arr: Berlioz


sung in French with English projected titles
Alice Busch Opera Theater, Cooperstown, New York, USA
Glimmerglass Opera
conductor: Julian Wachner
director: Lillian Groag
Orphée (Michael Maniaci)
Eurydice (Amanda Pabyan)
14 July 2007
9.00pm
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust)

Festival Paris Quartiers d’été
Square Louise Michel, Place Saint-Pierre, Paris, France
Orchestre national d’Ile de France
conductor: Dmitri Yablonsky
14 July 2007
9.00pm
Rákóczy March (Marche hongroise)
(from La Damnation de Faust)
Auditorium del Parco culturale, Istituto Di Cagno Abbrescia, Bari, Italy
Orchestra Sinfonica della Provincia di Bari
conductor: Nicola Paszkowski
16 July 2007
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire

Concerts in the Parks
Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx, New York, USA
New York Philharmonic
conductor: Ludovic Morlot
20 July 2007
7.30pm

Broadcast live on  BBC Radio 3; available as audio on demand for the following week
Symphonie fantastique




BBC Proms
Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
conductor: Thierry Fischer 
22 July 2007
2.00pm
Orphée et Eurydice 

Gluck, arr: Berlioz


sung in French with English projected titles
Alice Busch Opera Theater, Cooperstown, New York, USA
Glimmerglass Opera
conductor: Julian Wachner
director: Lillian Groag
Orphée (Michael Maniaci)
Eurydice (Amanda Pabyan)
22 July 2007
3.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain (excerpts) Artpark, Buffalo, New York, USA
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: JoAnn Falletta
22 July 2007
4.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Florida International Festival
Peabody Auditorium, Daytona Beach, Florida, USA
London Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Daniel Harding
22 July 2007
6.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire

Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival
Vilar Pavilion, Gerald R Ford Amphitheater, Vail Valley, USA
New York Philharmonic 
conductor: Ludovic Morlot
22 July 2007
6.00pm
Puissante Cybele! (from Les Troyens)

Benefiz Operngala
Bürgersaal, Stadtbergen, Germany
Choir of Tobias Meisberger Gesangsklasse
Constanze Leiningers (piano)
22 July 2007
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

Welsh Proms
St David’s Hall, Cardiff, Wales, UK
Orchestra of Welsh National Opera
conductor: Carlo Rizzi
22 July 2007
8.00pm
Trio for harp and two flutes
(from L’Enfance du Christ)

arranged by ensemble diX for:
flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon and harp

Ehinger Musiksommer 2007
Evangelische Stadtkirche, Ehingen, Germany
ensemble diX
23 July 2007
7.30pm
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust)

arranged for organ

Spreckels Organ Society’s summer organ festival
Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park, San Diego, USA
Olivier Latry, organist of Cathedral Notre Dame, Paris (organ)
26 July 2007
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

Rome, the Eternal City
Vero Aotea Centre, THE EDGE, Auckland, New Zealand
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra
conductor: Kirill Karabits
27 July 2007
7.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire

Music in the Mountains Festival
Shimmering Strings
Purgatory Village Tent, Durango Mountain Resort, Durango Springs, USA
Festival Orchestra
conductor: Guillermo Figueroa
28  July 2007
5.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire

Music in the Mountains Festival
Shimmering Strings
Boot Jack Ranch, Pagosa Springs, USA
Festival Orchestra
conductor: Guillermo Figueroa
28 July 2007
8.30pm

Recorded for broadcast on France Musique on 23 August at 3.00pm

Read on this site a review of this concert by Jean-Philippe Dartevel and remarks by Pierre-René Serna (both in French)
La Nonne sanglante

excerpts from Berlioz’s unfinished opera:
– Agnès and Rodolphe duet
– Rodolphe and Hubert duet
– Rodolphe<’>s air
– Légende, which only exists in fragments and has been completed by Hugh Macdonald for this performance

Festival de Radio France et Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon
Opéra Berlioz, Le Corum,Montpellier, France
Orchestre national de Montpellier
conductor: Alain Altinoglu
Cornelia Hunold (soprano)
Frédéric Antoun (tenor), 
Franck Ferrari (baritone)
29 July 2007
6.30pm

Broadcast live on BBC Four TV and on BBC Radio 3
Les Nuits d’été



BBC Proms 2007
Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenoble
conductor: Marc Minkowski
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo-soprano)
29 July 2007
9.30pm
Marche hongroise
(from La Damnation de Faust)
Piazza d’Armi Torri Montanare, Lanciano, Italy
Orchestra sinfonica Internazionale giovanile
conductor: Christian Segaricci
30 July 2007
7.30pm

Broadcast live on BBC Four TV and on BBC Radio 3
Roméo et Juliette (excerpts)



BBC Proms 2007
Royal Albert Hall, London
BBC Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen 
31 July 2007
8.30pm
La Damnation de Faust (excerpts)


Open air Gala with Plácido Domingo
Bowling Green, Wiesbaden, Germany
Philharmonie Baden-Baden
conductor: Eugene Kohn
Plácido Domingo (tenor)

June 2007   August 2007

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