Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

Classified by date

Year 2008 (April) 

The table below lists the performances in chronological order. 

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April

3 April 2008
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

Episode de la vie d’un compositeur: Hector Berlioz
Kultur-Casino Bern, Grosser Saal, Bern, Switzerland
Berner Symphonie-Orchester
conductor: Andrey Boreyko
3 April 2008
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette Symphony Center, Chicago, USA
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Chorus
conductor: Valery Gergiev
chorus director: Duain Wolfe
Isabel Leonard (soprano)
Michael Schade ( tenor)
Laurent Naouri (bass)
3 April 2008
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Orchestra Hall, Max M. Fisher Music Center, Detroit, USA
Detroit Symphony
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
4 April 2008
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

Episode de la vie d’un compositeur: Hector Berlioz
Kultur-Casino Bern, Großer Saal, Bern, Switzerland
Berner Symphonie-Orchester
conductor: Andrey Boreyko
4 April 2008
7.30pm
La Damnation de Faust St David’s Hall, Cardiff, Wales, UK
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
BBC National Chorus of Wales
Bristol Choral Society
conductor: Thierry Fischer
TBC (Marguerite)
Marcel Reijans (Faust)
Peter Rose (Méphistophélès)
Jonathan Lemalu (Brander)
Sarah Tynan (Voix celeste)
5 April 2008
7.30pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict

Romantic Gestures
Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts, Springfield, USA
Springfield Symphony Orchestra:
conductor: Kevin Rhodes
5 April 2008
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette Symphony Center, Chicago, USA
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Chorus
conductor: Valery Gergiev
chorus director: Duain Wolfe
Isabel Leonard (soprano)
Michael Schade ( tenor)
Laurent Naouri (bass)
5 April 2008
8.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Orchestra Hall, Max M. Fisher Music Center, Detroit, USA
Detroit Symphony
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
5 April 2008 Symphonie fantastique St. Andrew United Methodist Church, Plano, Texas, USA
Plano Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Hector Guzman
6 April 2008
3.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Orchestra Hall, Max M. Fisher Music Center, Detroit, USA
Detroit Symphony
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
6 April 2008
4.00pm
Les Nuits d’été

Festival Le Cercle à Musique 2008
Salle des Mariages, Hôtel de Ville, Noisy-le-Sec, France
Thomas Dolié (baritone)
Muriel Berard (piano)
6 April 2008
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Sala Principal, Auditorio de Oviedo, Oviedo, Spain
Orchestre de Paris
conductor: Christoph Eschenbach
10 April 2008 Symphonie fantastique Musashino Civic Cultural Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
conductor: Kent Nagano
11 April 2008
8.00pm
Scène damour  (from Roméo et Juliette)

An evening of Beethoven, Berlioz and Mendelssohn
The University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford, UK
Graduate Philharmonia of Oxford
conductor: David O’Neill
12 April 2008 Symphonie fantastique Aichi Prefectural Art Theater, Nagoya, Japan
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
conductor: Kent Nagano
12 April 2008
11.00am
Symphonie fantastique Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Los Angeles Philharmonic
conductor: Joana Carneiro
12 April 2008
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, UK
Kent County Youth Orchestra
conductor: Peter Stark
12 April 2008
8.00pm
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem) Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, Memphis, TN, USA
Memphis Symphony Orchestra
Memphis Symphony Chorus (director: Dr Lawrence Edwards)
conductor: David Loebel
Greg Turay (tenor)
13 April 2008
3.00pm
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem) Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium, Haverford College, Haverford, USA
150-voice Haverford-Bryn Mawr Chorale and Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Thomas Lloyd
13 April 2008
7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Fantastique
Laeiszhalle-musikhalle – Grosser Saal, Hamburg, Germany
Hamburger Symphoniker
conductor: Andrey Boreyko
14 April 2008
8.00pm
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust) Citi Performing Arts Center, Wang Theater, Boston, MA, USA
Symphony Orchestra, Boston [a full-sized local pick-up ensemble]
conductor: Eugene Kohn
15 April 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Fantastique
Laeiszhalle, Hamburg, Germany
Hamburger Symphoniker
conductor: Andrey Boreyko
15 April 2008 Symphonie fantastique Granship, Shizuoka, Japan
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
conductor: Kent Nagano
16 April 2008 Symphonie fantastique Tokyo Opera City, Tokyo, Japan
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
conductor: Kent Nagano
17 April 2008
8.30pm
L’Invitation al la valse

Weber, arr. Berlioz
Auditorium Rai Arturo Toscanini, Torino, Italy
Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai
conductor: Giampaolo Bisanti
18 April 2008
7.00pm
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem) Edman Memorial Chapel, Wheaton College campus, Wheaton, USA
Wheaton College Symphony Orchestra
Wheaton College Concert Choir (dir: Paul Wiens)
Wheaton College Men’s Glee Club and Women’s Chorale 
(dir: Mary Hopper)
Appolo Chorus of Chicago (dir: Stephen Alltop)
Northern Illinois University Chorus (dir: Eric Johnson)
Valparaison University Chorale and Bach Choir 
(dir: Christopher Cock)
conductor: John Nelson
John Tessier (tenor)
18 April 2008
8.00pm

pre-concert talk by Ian Fox at 6.45pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain National Concert Hall, Dublin, Ireland
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Giancarlo Andretta
18 April 2008
8.00pm
La Damnation de Faust 





75th anniversary of the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg
Grand Auditorium, Philharmonie, Luxembourg
Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg
Choeur de Brno
conductor: Emmanuel Krivine
chorus master: Petr Fiala
Katarina Karnéus (mezzo-soprano)
Gregory Kunde (tenor)
Nicolas Testé (bass)
18 April 2008
8.30pm
Béatrice et Bénédict (duo of Act I)
La mort dOphélie
Roméo et Juliette
(excerpts):

– Roméo seul
– Grande fête chez les Capulets
Arsenal, Metz, France
Orchestre national de Lorraine
Chœur de femmes
conductor: Yoav Talmi
Sophie Marin-Degor (soprano)
Claire Brua (mezzo-soprano)
18 April 2008
9.00pm
L’Invitation al la valse

Weber, arr. Berlioz
Auditorium Rai Arturo Toscanini, Torino, Italy
Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai
conductor: Giampaolo Bisanti
18 April 2008 Symphonie fantastique Sejong Center for the Performing Arts, Seoul, South Korea
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
conductor: Kent Nagano
19 April 2008
11.00am
Symphonie fantastique Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Los Angeles Philharmonic
conductor: Joana Carneiro
19 April 2008
7.00pm
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem) Edman Memorial Chapel, Wheaton College campus, Wheaton, USA
Wheaton College Symphony Orchestra
Wheaton College Concert Choir (dir: Paul Wiens)
Wheaton College Men’s Glee Club and Women’s Chorale
(dir: Mary Hopper)
Appolo Chorus of Chicago (dir: Stephen Alltop)
Northern Illinois University Chorus (dir: Eric Johnson)
Valparaison University Chorale and Bach Choir
(dir: Christopher Cock)
conductor: John Nelson
John Tessier (tenor)
19 April 2008
8.00pm
La Damnation de Faust





75th anniversary of the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg
Grand Auditorium, Philharmonie, Luxembourg
Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg
Choeur de Brno
conductor: Emmanuel Krivine
chorus master: Petr Fiala
Katarina Karnéus (mezzo-soprano)
Gregory Kunde (tenor)
Nicolas Testé (bass)
20 April 2008
5.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Tonhalle, Wil, Switzerland
Mona Somm (mezzo-soprano)
Georges Starobinski (piano)
20 April 2008
8.00pm

pre-concert lecture by
Hugh Macdonald in
M242 at 6.30pm
LEnfance du Christ




Doctoral Conducting Recital
Auer Hall, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, Blommington, USA
IU Symphonic Choir
Conductors Orchestra
conductor: Stephen Mager

soloists names were not available
21 April 2008
7.30pm
Symphonie funèbre et triomphale Heritage Theatre, Cedar City, USA
Southern Utah University Wind Symphony 
Southern Utah University Concert Choir
conductor: Mark Stickney
22 April 2008
8.00pm

pre-concert talk given by Marc Mandel, Director of Program Publications, at Symphony Hall

Les Troyens:

Acts: I and II: La Prise de Troie

concert performance

Sung in French with English supertitles

Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Tanglewood Festival Chorus (chorus master: John Oliver)
conductor: James Levine
Marcello Giordani, tenor (Aeneas)
Yvonne Naef, mezzo-soprano (Cassandra)
Dwayne Croft, baritone (Chorebus)
Clayton Brainerd, bass-baritone (Pantheus)
Kate Lindsey, mezzo-soprano (Ascanius)
Jane Bunnell, mezzo-soprano (Hecuba)
Ronald Naldi, tenor (Helenus)
Eric Owens, bass (Ghost of Hector)
24 April 2008
8.00pm

pre-concert talk given by Marc Mandel, Director of Program Publications, at Symphony Hall

Les Troyens:

Acts: I and II: La Prise de Troie

concert performance

Sung in French with English supertitles

Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Tanglewood Festival Chorus (chorus master: John Oliver)
conductor: James Levine
Marcello Giordani, tenor (Aeneas)
Yvonne Naef, mezzo-soprano (Cassandra)
Dwayne Croft, baritone (Chorebus)
Clayton Brainerd, bass-baritone (Pantheus)
Kate Lindsey, mezzo-soprano (Ascanius)
Jane Bunnell, mezzo-soprano (Hecuba)
Ronald Naldi, tenor (Helenus)
Eric Owens, bass (Ghost of Hector)
24 April 2008
8.00pm
Grande Messe des morts
(Requiem)
Tennessee Theatre, Knoxville, USA
Knoxville Symphony
Knoxville Choral Society
conductor: Lucas Richman
24 April 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Symphony Center, Chicago, USA
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Kent Nagano
24 April 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Music Center at Strathmore, North Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Yuri Temirkanov
25 April 2008
8.00pm
Grande Messe des morts
(Requiem)
Tennessee Theatre, Knoxville, USA
Knoxville Symphony
Knoxville Choral Society
conductor: Lucas Richman
25 April 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Symphony Center, Chicago, USA
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Kent Nagano
25 April 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
26 April 2008
7.30pm
Overture to Bèatrice et Bènèdict

Shakespearean Fusion
Macky Auditorium, Boulder, CO, USA
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Michael Butterman
26 April 2008
8.00pm

pre-concert talk given by Marc Mandel, Director of Program Publications, at Symphony Hall

live broadcast on WCRB: 99.5, wcrb.com

Les Troyens:

Acts: I and II: La Prise de Troie

 

concert performance

Sung in French with English supertitles

Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Tanglewood Festival Chorus (chorus master: John Oliver)
conductor: James Levine
Marcello Giordani, tenor (Aeneas)
Yvonne Naef, mezzo-soprano (Cassandra)
Dwayne Croft, baritone (Chorebus)
Clayton Brainerd, bass-baritone (Pantheus)
Kate Lindsey, mezzo-soprano (Ascanius)
Jane Bunnell, mezzo-soprano (Hecuba)
Ronald Naldi, tenor (Helenus)
Eric Owens, bass (Ghost of Hector)
26 April 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Symphony Center, Chicago, USA
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Kent Nagano
26 April 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
26 April 2008 Symphonie fantastique Town Hall, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, UK
Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Natalia Luis-Bassa
27 April 2008
3.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
27 April 2008
4.00pm
Harold en Italie Auditorium di Milano, Milan, Italy
Orchestra Verdi
conductor and soloist: Yuri Bashmet
28 April 2008
8.30pm
Harold en Italie Auditorium di Milano, Milan, Italy
Orchestra Verdi
conductor and soloist: Yuri Bashmet
29 April 2008
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Symphony Center, Chicago, USA
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Kent Nagano
29 April 2008
7.30pm
Béatrice et Bénédict (excerpts)





An Evening of Opera Scenes
University of Arizona Music Building, Crowder Hall, Tucson, USA
University of Arizona Philharmonic Orchestra
the orchestra led by graduate student conductors Lucik Aprahamian, Eiki Isomura and James Stopher 
the programme directed by Kristin Dauphinais and student assistant directors Stephanie Martin and Connie Nokes-Roberts
soloists not announced
29 April 2008
8.00pm
Harold en Italie Auditorium di Milano, Milan, Italy
Orchestra Verdi
conductor and soloist: Yuri Bashmet
30 April 2008
7.00pm
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem)

Open rehearsal

(see 1, 2, 3 May for the performances)
Atlanta Symphony Hall, Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, USA
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Donald Runnicles
Joseph Kaiser (tenor)
30 April 2008
7.30pm

pre-concert talk given by Marc Mandel, Director of Program Publications, at Symphony Hall

live broadcast on WCRB: 99.5 and its website

Les Troyens:

Acts: III, IV, IV: Les Troyens à Carthage

concert performance

Sung in French with English supertitles

Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Tanglewood Festival Chorus (chorus master: John Oliver)
conductor: James Levine
Marcello Giordani, tenor (Aeneas)
Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano (Dido)
Kwangchul Youn, bass (Narbal)
Kate Lindsey, mezzo-soprano (Ascanius)
Wendy White, mezzo-soprano (Anna)
Eric Cutler, tenor (Iopas)
Kenneth Tarver, tenor (Hylas)
Clayton Brainerd, bass-baritone (Pantheus)
Yvonne Naef, mezzo-soprano (Ghost of Cassandra)
Dwayne Croft, baritone (Ghost of Chorebus)
to be announced, bass-baritone (Ghost of Priam)
Eric Owens, bass (Ghost of Hector)

March 2008   May 2008

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