Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

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Year 2008 (January)

The table below lists the performances in chronological order.

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January

1 January 2008
6.00pm
L’Invitation à la valse

Weber, orch. Berlioz

New Year Concert
congress centrum neue weimarhalle (ccnweimarhalle), Weimar, Germany
Staatskapelle Weimar
conductor: Marek Janowski
1 January 2008
7.00pm
Overture Rob Roy

Scottish New Year concert
Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban, St Albans, UK
St Albans Symphony Orchestra
conductor: James Ross
5 January 2008
3.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Wagenhalle, Griesheim, Germany
Darmstädter Philharmonie Merck
conductor: Wolfgang Heinzel
5 January 2008
7.30pm

pre-concert lecture at 7.00
Les Nuits d’été Goff Memorial Hall, Rehoboth, MA, USA
South Coast Chamber Music Society
Rachel Lewis (soprano)
Leslie Amper (piano)
5 January 2008 La Damnation de Faust

concert performance

Red Sea Classical Music Festival
A hanger in the harbour, Eilat, Israel
Mariinsky Opera Orchestra, Chorus and soloists
conductor: Valery Gergiev
6 January 2008
11.00am
Overture Le Carnaval romain Friedrich von Thiersch Saal, Kurhaus Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden,  Germany
Philharmonie Merck
conductor: Wolfgang Heinzel
8 January 2008
8.00pm
Devant la maison... (from La damnation de Faust) Centre national des Arts, Ottawa, Canada
Samuel Ramey (bass)
Jake Heggie (piano)
9 January 2008
8.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

Musique française
Cité des Congrès, Nantes, France
Orchestre national des Pays de la Loire
conductor: Alain Lombard
10 January 2008
7.30pm

pre-concert lecture at 7.00
Les Nuits d’été Music Hall, Marion, MA, USA
South Coast Chamber Music Society
Rachel Lewis (soprano)
Leslie Amper (piano)
10 January 2008
7.30pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini
Cléopâtre
Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, USA
New York Philharmonic
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano)
10 January 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Atlanta Symphony Hall, Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, USA
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Donald Runnicles
10 January 2008
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Semperoper, Dresden, Germany
Violeta Urmana (soprano)
Jan Philip Schulze (piano)
10 January 2008
8.00pm
Chasse royale et orage (from Les Troyens) Lee Auditorium, Pinecrest HS, Southern Pines, USA
North Carolina Symphony
conductor: Emmanuel Villaume
10 January 2008
8.15pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain De Doelen, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest
conductor: Charles Dutoit
10 January 2008
8.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

Musique française
Cité des Congrès, Nantes, France
Orchestre national des Pays de la Loire
conductor: Alain Lombard
11 January 2008
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
11 January 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Atlanta Symphony Hall, Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, USA
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Donald Runnicles
11 January 2008
8.00pm
Chasse royale et orage (from Les Troyens) Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh, NC, USA
North Carolina Symphony
conductor: Emmanuel Villaume
11 January 2008
8.00pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini
Cléopâtre
Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, USA
New York Philharmonic
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano)
11 January 2008
8.00pm

pre-concert lecture at 7.00
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust) Ferguson Center for the Arts, Newport News, USA
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
conductor: JoAnn Falletta
11 January 2008
8.15pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain De Doelen, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest
conductor: Charles Dutoit
12 January 2008
8.00pm
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini
Cléopâtre
Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, USA
New York Philharmonic
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano)
12 January 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Atlanta Symphony Hall, Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, USA
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Donald Runnicles
12 January 2008
8.00pm
Chasse royale et orage (from Les Troyens) Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh, NC, USA
North Carolina Symphony
conductor: Emmanuel Villaume
12 January 2008
8.00pm

pre-concert lecture at 7.00
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust) Chrysler Hall, Norfolk, USA
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
conductor: JoAnn Falletta
12 January 2008
8.15pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain De Doelen, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest
conductor: Charles Dutoit
13 January2008
2.15pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain De Doelen, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest
conductor: Charles Dutoit
13 January 2008
2.30pm

pre-concert lecture at 1.30
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust) Sandler Center, Virginia Beach, USA
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
conductor: JoAnn Falletta
13 January 2008
3.00pm

pre-concert lecture at 2.30
Les Nuits d’été Grace Episcopal Church, New Bedford, MA, USA
South Coast Chamber Music Society
Rachel Lewis (soprano)
Leslie Amper (piano)
15 January 2008
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris, France
Kammerorchester Basel [Basel Chamber Orchestra]
conductor: Paul McCreesh
Angelika Kirchschlager (mezzo-soprano)
17 January 2008
7.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Uihlein Hall, Marcus Center, Milwaukee, USA
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Ludovic Morlot
17 January 2008
8.00pm

Introduction in Bock B and C in the Gasteig at 6.45pm

La Damnation de Faust Philharmonie im Gasteig, Munich, Germany
Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks
conductor: Charles Dutoit
Ruxandra Donose (Marguerite)
Gregory Kunde (Faust)
David Wilson-Johnson (Méphistophélès)
Yorck Felix Speer (Brander)
17 January 2008 Damour lardente flamme
(from La Damnation de Faust)
Les Nuits d’été

Recital organsied by the  Centre culturel français d’Algers
Auditorium, Algerian National Radio, Algiers, Algeria
Elsa Levy (soprano)
Simon Zaoui (piano)
18 January 2008
8.00pm

Introduction in Bock B and C in the Gasteig at 6.45pm

La Damnation de Faust Philharmonie im Gasteig, Munich, Germany
Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks
conductor: Charles Dutoit
Ruxandra Donose (Marguerite)
Gregory Kunde (Faust)
David Wilson-Johnson (Méphistophélès)
Yorck Felix Speer (Brander)
18 January 2008
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Uihlein Hall, Marcus Center, Milwaukee, USA
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Ludovic Morlot
18 January 2008
8.15pm
Symphonie fantastique Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest [Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra]
conductor: Mariss Jansons
19 January 2008
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Uihlein Hall, Marcus Center, Milwaukee, USA
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Ludovic Morlot
19 January 2008
8.00pm

preview from the Podium
at 7.00pm

Symphonie fantastique E. J. Thomas Hall, Akron, OH, USA
Akron Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Christopher Wilkins
19 January 2008
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été


Voilà la France!
Alfried Krupp Saal, Philharmonie Essen, Essen, Germany
Basel Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Paul McCreesh
Angelika Kirchschlager (mezzo-soprano)
19 January 2008
8.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

Salle du Revol, Saint-Laurent-du-Pont, France
Orchestres d’harmonie de Saint-Laurent-du-Pont et Saint-Marcellin
conductor not announced.

21 January 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Congress Union Celle, Celle, Germany
NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover
conductor: Vassily Petrenko
21 January 2008
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Großer Saal, Alte Oper Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
Basel Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Paul McCreesh
Angelika Kirchschlager (mezzo-soprano)
21 January 2008
8.15pm
Symphonie fantastique De Doelen, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest [Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra]
conductor: Mariss Jansons
22 January 2008
7.30pm

pre-performance talk by Ralph Blase in Vortragssaal at 6.30 

Béatrice et Bénédict

 

In German and French with German subtitles

Großer Saal, Forum, Leverkusen, Germany
Städtische Bühnen Münster
Sinfonieorchester Münster
conductor: Thorsten Schmid-Kapfenburg
director: Wolfgang Quetes
choreography: Tomasz Zwozniak
dramaturgy: Ralph Blase

cast included: 
Judith Gennrich (Beatrice), Christiane Hagedorn (Beatrice)
James McLean (Benedict), Marek Sarnowski (Benedict)
Suzanne McLeod (Ursule)
Julia Neumann (Hero), Nicole Schößler (Hero)
Matthias Caspari (Claudio)
Johannes-Paul Kindler (Don Pedro)
Wendelin Starke-Brauer (Leonato)
23 January 2008
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

Utah Valley Symphony and Youth Side-by-Side Concert
Covey Center for the Arts, Provo, Utah, USA
Utah Valley Symphony
with 40 members of Utah Valley Youth Symphony
conductor: Bryce Rytting
24 January 2008
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

Utah Valley Symphony and Youth Side-by-Side Concert
Covey Center for the Arts, Provo, Utah, USA
Utah Valley Symphony
with 40 members of Utah Valley Youth Symphony
conductor: Bryce Rytting
24 January 2008
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique The Sage, Gateshead, UK
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
conductor: Marek Janowski
24 January 2008
8.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict
Symphonie fantastique

Fantastique Dutoit
Orchestra Hall, Max M. Fisher Music Center, Detroit, USA
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Charles Dutoit
25 January 2008
10.45am
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict
Symphonie fantastique

Fantastique Dutoit
Orchestra Hall, Max M. Fisher Music Center, Detroit, USA
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Charles Dutoit
25 January 2008
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Francis Winspear Centre for Music, Edmonton, Canada
Edmonton Symphony Orchestra
conductor: William Eddins
25 January 2008
7.30pm
Songe d’une Nuit du Sabbat
Marche au supplice 

(from Symphonie fantastique)

10th anniversary of the Orchestre-Atelier OstinatO
Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, France
Orchestre-Atelier OstinatO
conductor: Jean-Luc Tingaud
25 January 2008
8.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict
Symphonie fantastique

Fantastique Dutoit
Orchestra Hall, Max M. Fisher Music Center, Detroit, USA
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Charles Dutoit
25 January 2008
8.00pm
Invitation à la Valse 
(Weber, orch: Berlioz)

Un bal  (from Symphonie fantastique)

Invitation à la valse
Grand Théâtre de Québec, Salle Louis-Fréchette, Québec, Canada
Orchestre Symphonique de Québec
conductor: Yoav Talmi
26 January 2008
6.00pm
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust) Mitchell Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA
All-State Honor Orchestra
conductor: Brian Stone
26 January 2008
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Francis Winspear Centre for Music, Edmonton, Canada
Edmonton Symphony Orchestra
conductor: William Eddins
26 January 2008
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
26 January 2008
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
conductor: Marek Janowski
26 January 2008
7.30pm
LEnfance du Christ (excerpts)


Winter Concert
St Thomas-on-the-Bourne Church, Farnham, UK
Vox Chamber Choir
conductor: George Bruell
Julian Cooper (organ)
26 January 2008
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique (2nd movement)

Academy of Music 151st Anniversary Concert
Academy of Music, Philadelphia, USA
The Philadelphia Orchestra
conductor: Christoph Eschenbach
26 January 2008
8.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict
Symphonie fantastique

Fantastique Dutoit
Orchestra Hall, Max M. Fisher Music Center, Detroit, USA
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Charles Dutoit
26 January 2008
8.00pm
Invitation à la Valse 
(Weber, orch: Berlioz)

Un bal  (from Symphonie fantastique)

Invitation à la valse
Grand Théâtre de Québec, Salle Louis-Fréchette, Québec, Canada
Orchestre Symphonique de Québec
conductor: Yoav Talmi
26 January 2008 Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict
Symphonie fantastique
Orchestra Hall, Max M. Fisher Music Center, Detroit, USA
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Charles Dutoit
27 January 2008
2.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Fantasy on Classic!
Concert Hall, Opera City, Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor Yoichiro Omachi
27 January 2008
3.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Bainbridge Performing Arts, Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
Sharon Acton (soprano)
Mary Foster Grant (piano)
27 January 2008
7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
conductor: Mariss Janson
27 January 2008
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

Portraits of Passion
West Road Concert Hall, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Cambridge Orchestra
conductor: Darrell Davison
27 January 2008
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Teatro Principal de Burgos, Burgos, Spain
Orquesta Sinfónica de Burgos
conductor: Javier Castro
Howard Crook (tenor)
28 January 2008
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Großes Haus, Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater, Schwerin, Germany
Mecklenburgische Staatskapelle Schwerin
conductor: Judith Kubitz
28 January 2008
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Palau de la Musica, Barcelona, Spain
NDR Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Vasily Petrenko
Measha Brueggergosman (soprano)
28 January 2008
8.15pm
Harold en Italie Audimax der Universität, Konstanz, Germany
Universitätsorchester Konstanz
conductor: Peter Bauer
Chaim Steller (viola)
29 January 2008
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Großes Haus, Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater, Schwerin, Germany
Mecklenburgische Staatskapelle Schwerin
conductor: Judith Kubitz
30 January 2008
10.00am
Roméo seul
Grande fête chez Capulet
(from Roméo et Juliette)

Youth Concert Series
Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Federico Cortese
30 January 2008
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Großes Haus, Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater, Schwerin, Germany
Mecklenburgische Staatskapelle Schwerin
conductor: Judith Kubitz
30 January 2008
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, UK
Basel Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Paul McCreesh
Angelika Kirchschlager (mezzo-soprano)
30 January 2008
7.30pm
Overture Le Corsaire

Concert to mark the 150th anniversary of the Hallé Orchestra
The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, UK
Hallé Orchestra
conductor: Mark Elder
presenter: Dame Janet Baker
30 January 2008
8.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict
Symphonie fantastique
Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Canada
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Charles Dutoit
31 January 2008
10.00am
Roméo seul
Grande fête chez Capulet
(from Roméo et Juliette)

Youth Concert Series
Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Federico Cortese
31 January 2008
8.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict
Symphonie fantastique
Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Canada
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Charles Dutoit
31 January 2008
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Symphony Center, Chicago, USA
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Pierre Boulez,
Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano)

December 2007   February 2008

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