Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

Classified by date

Year 2007 (May)

The table below lists the performances in chronological order.

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May

1 May 2007
7.00pm

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), Kristinn Sigmundsson (Méphistophélès)
Michael Eder (Brander), Sophie Koch (Marguerite)
1 May 2007
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Philadelphia Orchestra
conductor: Christoph Eschenbach
1 May 2007
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique
(5th movement: Songe d’une nuit de sabbat)
Philharmonie, Alfried Krupp Saal, Essen, Germany
Nürnberger Symphoniker
conductor:  Frank Strobel
1 May 2007
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire

Quebec Scene Festival
National Arts Centre, Southam Hall, Ottawa, Canada
Orchestre symphonique de Québec
conductor: Yoav Talmi
2 May 2007
8.30pm
Sinfonía fantástica  [Symphonie fantastique] Palacio de la Opera [Opera House], La Coruña, Spain
Orquesta sinfonica de Galicia
conductor: Victor Pablo Pérez
2 May 2007
8.30pm
Romeo e Giulietta

Ballet, set to Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette

Teatro Filarmonico, Arena di Verona, Verona, Italy
Prima ballerinas, soloists, corps de ballet, orchestra, choir and stage technicians of the Fondazione Arena di Verona
stage design: National Foundation of the Aterballetto dance group from Reggio Emilia
principal conductor: Kevin Rhodes
director: Amedeo Amodio
scenographer: Mario Ceroli
costume designer: Luisa Spinatelli
choreographer: Amedeo Amodio
assistant choreographer: Stefania Di Cosmo
soloist: Giorgio Giuseppini
cast:
Romeo: Roberto Bolle; Giulietta: Letizia Giuliani
Benvolio: Alessandro Riga; Paride: Giovanni Patti
Tebaldo: Antonio Russo
Fata Mab: Alessia Gelmetti /Amaya Ugarteche
3 May 2007
8.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

International Series
Dewan Filharmonik Petronas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
London Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Daniel Harding
4 May 2007
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Salle philharmonique, Liège, Belgium
Orchestre philharmonique de Liège
conductor: Patrick Davin
Sophie Karthäuser (soprano)
Angélique Noldus (mezzo-soprano)
4 May 2007
8.00pm
Scène d’amour (from Roméo et Juliette) Powell Symphony Hall, Saint Louis, USA
Saint Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra
conductor: Scott Parkman
5 May 2007
3.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Salle philharmonique, Liège, Belgium
Orchestre philharmonique de Liège
conductor: Patrick Davin
Sophie Karthäuser (soprano)
Angélique Noldus (mezzo-soprano)
5 May 2007
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre, Orlando, USA
Orlando Philharmonic
conductor: Christopher Wilkins
6 May 2007
3.00pm
Works unspecified

Family Concert – Let’s Dance
Castle Hall, Hertford, UK
Hertford Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Gerry Cornelius
8 May 2007
7.30pm
Cléopâtre Brucknerhaus, Großer Saal, Linz, Austria
Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg
conductor: Ivor Bolton
Katarina Karnéus (mezzo-soprano)
10 May 2007
7.30pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict
Symphonie fantastique
Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Minnesota Orchestra
conductor: Edo de Waart
10 May 2007 Symphonie fantastique

Wallin Festival 
Oslo Concert Hall, Oslo, Norway
Oslo-Filharmonien
conductor: Christian Eggen
11 May 2007
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Háskólabíó [University Cinema], Reykjavik, Iceland
Sinfóníuhljómsveit Íslands [Iceland Symphony Orchestra]
conductor: David Björkmann
11 May 2007
8.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict
Symphonie fantastique
Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Minnesota Orchestra
conductor: Edo de Waart
12 May 2007
7.30pm

pre-concert lecture given by the Symphony’s own Principal Cellist, Paul Christopher, at 6.30pm 
Symphonie fantastique Shreveport Civic Theatre, Shreveport, USA
Shreveport Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Michael Butterman
12 May 2007
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain King Center, Auraria Campus of the University of Colorado, Denver, USA
Denver Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Dr. Horst Buchholz
12 May 2007
7.30pm
Roméo et Juliette (excerpts) Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Edinburgh Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Gerard Doherty
12 May 2007
7.30pm
Chasse royale et orage (from Les Troyens) Townley Grammar School, Bexleyheath, London, UK
Sidcup Symphony Orchestra
conductor: James Ross
12 May 2007
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été (selection) St Wilfrid’s Church, Haywards Heath, Sussex, UK
Mid Sussex Sinfonia
conductor: Derek Watmough
Sarah Corp (soprano)
12 May 2007
7.30pm
Adieu des Bergers à la Sainte Famille

Music for Organ and Trumpet
St Alphage’s Church, Burnt Oak, Edgware, Middlesex, UK
Marie-André Morisset-Balier (organ)
Michel Morisset (trumpet)
12 May 2007
8.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict
Symphonie fantastique
Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Minnesota Orchestra
conductor: Edo de Waart

12 May 2007
8.30pm

Symphonie fantastique Dewan Filharmonik Petronas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Matthias Bamert

13 May 2007
3.00pm

Symphonie fantastique Dewan Filharmonik Petronas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Matthias Bamert
13 May 2007
3.00pm
Symphonie funèbre et triomphale

Loch Shiel Spring Festival 2007
Festival Finale – Open Air Concert
Glenfinnan House Hotel Grounds, Glenfinnan, Scotland, UK
Pan-Highland Symphonic Wind Orchestra
conductor: Kenneth Dempster
13 May 2007
7.15pm
Symphonie fantastique

Spring Music Festival – closing concert
Shanghai Grand Theatre, Lyric Theatre, Shanghai, China
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France
conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
16 May 2007
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été


arrangement: David Matthews
Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, UK
Nash Ensemble
conductor: Marc Minkowski
Felicity Lott (soprano)
17 May 2007
7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Slovak Philharmonic Concert Hall, Bratislava, Slovakia
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Zdeněk Mácal
17 May 2007
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Holland Performing Arts Center, Peter Kiewit Concert Hall, Omaha, USA
The Philadelphia Orchestra
conductor: Christoph Escenbach
17 May 2007
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain
Les Nuits d’été

Festival Croisements
organised by the French Embassy
Shanghai Oriental Art Center, Oriental Concert Hall, Shanghai, China 
Orchestre nationale de Lille
conductor: Jean Claude Casadesus
Marie-Ange Todorovitch (mezzo-soprano)
17 May 2007
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain congress centrum neue weimarhalle (ccnweimarhalle), Weimar, Germany
Staatskapelle Weimar
conductor: Carl St. Clair
18 May 2007
7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Slovak Philharmonic Concert Hall, Bratislava, Slovakia
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Zdeněk Mácal
18 May 2007
8.00pm

pre-concert talk 45 minutes prior to performance
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem)




Jacobs’ Masterworks
Copley Symphony Hall, San Diego, USA
San Diego Symphony
San Diego Master Chorale (chorus master and coach: Martin Wright)
conductor: Jahja Ling
Vinson Cole (tenor)
19 May 2007
7.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Grand Hall, St. Petersburg Academic Phiharmonic, St. Petersburg, Russia
St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
19 May 2007
7.15pm
La Damnation de Faust

sung in French

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, Wales, UK
Welsh National Opera
Choristers of Llandaff Cathedral Choir
conductor: Carlo Rizzi
Gregory Kunde (Faust)
Alastair Miles (Méphistophélès)
Ann Murray (Marguerite)
David Soar (Brander)
19 May 2007
7.30pm
Chasse royale et orage (from Les Troyens) Ravensbourne School, Bromley, Kent, UK
Bromley Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Adrian Brown
19 May 2007
7.30pm
Te Deum Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban, St Albans, UK
Dacorum Symphony Orchestra
Coro e Orchestra Desiderio da Settignano
Tring Choral Society
The Chiltern Chamber Choir
Hertfordshire County Youth Choir
conductor: Thomas Loten
19 May 2007
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

A Tour of 3 Cities [Rome, Paris, London]
Trinity Church, Harrow, UK
Trinity Orchestra
conductor: Michael Murray
19 May 2007
8.00pm

pre-concert talk 45 minutes prior to performance Read a review of this concert by Mary Weber
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem)




Jacobs’ Masterworks
Copley Symphony Hall, San Diego, USA
San Diego Symphony
San Diego Master Chorale (chorus master and coach: Martin Wright)
conductor: Jahja Ling
Vinson Cole (tenor)
19 May 2007
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain
Les Nuits d’été

Meet in Beijing” Festival
Forbidden City Hall, Beijin, China
Orchestre nationale de Lille
conductor: Jean Claude Casadesus
Marie-Ange Todorovitch (mezzo-soprano)
19 May 2007
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, Davis, CA, USA
The Philadelphia Orchestra
conductor: Christoph Eschenbach
20 May 2007
2.00pm

pre-concert talk 45 minutes prior to performance
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem)



Jacobs’ Masterworks
Copley Symphony Hall, San Diego, USA
San Diego Symphony
San Diego Master Chorale (chorus master and coach: Martin Wright)
conductor: Jahja Ling
Vinson Cole (tenor)
20 May 2007
3.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Atlanta Symphony Hall, Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, USA
Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra
conductor: Jere Flint
20 May 2007
3.00pm
Cléopâtre Isaac Stern Auditorium, Carnegie Hall, New York, USA
The MET Orchestra
conductor: James Levine
Michelle DeYoung (mezzo-soprano)
20 May 2007
4.00pm
La Mort d’Ophélie


Shakespeare Festival Concert
Washington National Cathedral, Washington, D C, USA
Cathedral Choral Society
conductor: J Reilly Lewis
chorus master: Todd Fickley
20 May 2007
7.00pm
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust)

47th Annual Spring Concert
West Middle School, Binghamton, NY, USA
Binghamton Youth Symphony
conductor: Barry Peters
20 May 2007
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

A Spring Concert
Sherbrooke St Gilbert Church, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Glasgow Sinfonia
conductor: Gerard Doherty
22 May 2007
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique St John’s, Smith Square, London, UK
The Salomon Orchestra
conductor: Nicholas Collon
23 May 2007
7.30pm
Béatrice et Bénédict

sung in French

Harris Theater for Music and Dance, Millennium Park, Chicago, USA
Chicago Opera Theater
conductor: Jan Latham-Koenig
director: Nicola Raab
cast includes:
Béatrice: Sandra Piques Eddy; Bénédict: Joseph Kaiser
Claudio: Matthew Worth; Hero: Rinnat Moriah
Ursula: Jurgita Adamonyte; Don Pedro: Joshua Bloom
Somarone: Paul Corona
23 May 2007
8.00pm
Le spectre de la rose
L
’ile inconnue

(from Les Nuits d’été)
Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, France
Grace Bumbry (soprano)
Alexander Schmalcz (piano)
25 May 2007
7.30pm
Béatrice et Bénédict

sung in French

Harris Theater for Music and Dance, Millennium Park, Chicago, USA
Chicago Opera Theater
conductor: Jan Latham-Koenig
director: Nicola Raab
cast includes:
Béatrice: Sandra Piques Eddy; Bénédict: Joseph Kaiser
Claudio: Matthew Worth; Hero: Rinnat Moriah
Ursula: Jurgita Adamonyte; Don Pedro: Joshua Bloom
Somarone: Paul Corona
25 May 2007
8.00pm
LEnfance du Christ

Concert accompanied by a visual presentation assembled by curators at the Cincinnati Art Museum displaying various artists’ depictions of the nativity story projected onto a screen

Cincinnati May Festival
Music Hall, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
May Festival Chorus (director: Robert Porco)
conductor: James Conlon
Michèle Losier, mezzo-soprano (Marie)
John Aler, tenor (Narrator/Centurion)
William McGraw, baritone (Joseph/Polydorus)
David Pittsinger, bass-baritone (Hérode/The Ishmaelite Father)
27 May 2007
3.00pm
Béatrice et Bénédict

Sung in French

Harris Theater for Music and Dance, Millennium Park, Chicago, USA
Chicago Opera Theater
conductor: Jan Latham-Koenig
director: Nicola Raab
cast includes:
Béatrice: Sandra Piques Eddy; Bénédict: Joseph Kaiser
Claudio: Matthew Worth; Hero: Rinnat Moriah
Ursula: Jurgita Adamonyte; Don Pedro: Joshua Bloom
Somarone: Paul Corona
27 May 2007
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Silva Concert Hall, Hult Center for the Performing Arts, Eugene, USA
The Philadelphia Orchestra
conductor: Christoph Eschenbach
27 May 2007
9.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Coliseu dos Recreios, Lisbon, Portugal
London Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Daniel Harding
28 May 2007
7.00pm
Benvenuto Cellini

semi-staged performance, sung in French



XV International Festival Stars of the White Nights
Mariinsky (Kirov) Ballet and Opera Theatre, St. Petersburg, Russia
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
28 May 2007
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Prague Spring International Music Festival
Smetana Hall, Municipal House, Prague, Czech Republic
Prague Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Serge Baudo
29 May 2007
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Benaroya Hall, S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, USA
The Philadelphia Orchestra
conductor: Christoph Eschenbach
31 May 2007
6.45pm
Symphonie fantastique Lincoln Center, Avery Fisher Hall, New York, USA
New York Philharmonic
conductor: Lorin Maazel

31 May 2007
7.00pm

Simfonia fantastică  [Symphonie fantastique] Ateneul Român, Bucharest, Romania
Orchestra simfonică a Filarmonicii GEORGE ENESCU
conductor: Ilarion Ionescu Galaţi
31 May 2007
7.30pm
Béatrice et Bénédict

sung in French

Harris Theater for Music and Dance, Millennium Park, Chicago, USA
Chicago Opera Theater
conductor: Jan Latham-Koenig
director: Nicola Raab
cast includes:
Béatrice: Sandra Piques Eddy; Bénédict: Joseph Kaiser
Claudio: Matthew Worth; Hero: Rinnat Moriah
Ursula: Jurgita Adamonyte; Don Pedro: Joshua Bloom
Somarone: Paul Corona

April 2007   June 2007

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