Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

Classified by date

Year 2008 (July)

The table below lists the performances in chronological order. 

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July

2 July 2008
7.30pm
“Romeo and Juliet”

Ballet set to Berlioz’ Roméo et Juliette
New Vic Theatre, Newcastle- under-Lyme, UK
Independent Ballet Wales
artistic director: Darius James
2 July 2008
9.00pm
Les Nuits d’été

Musique Festiv’en Entre deux Mers
7th edition
Château des Ducs d’Épernon, Cadillac, France

No other information available

2 July 2008
9.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

Independence Day celebration
Public Square, Cleveland, USA
Cleveland Orchestra
conductor: Giancarlo Guerrero
4 July 2008
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain The Kings Hall, Ilkley, UK
Leeds Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Martin Binks
5 July 2008
7.00pm
Le Roi des aulnes (Erlkönig)

Schubert; arr. Berlioz

Main Hall, Suntory Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Seikyo Kim
Setsuko Takemoto (mezzo-soprano)
5 July 2008
7.30pm
“Romeo and Juliet”

Ballet set to Berlioz’ Roméo et Juliette
Alnwick Playhouse, Alnwick, UK
Independent Ballet Wales
artistic director: Darius James
5 July 2008
8.00pm

Pre-Rehearsal talk at 9.30am: Les Troyens

Open Rehearsal at 10.30am: Les Troyens (excerpts)

Les Troyens:

Acts: I and II: La Prise de Troie

French with English subtitles










Opening Night – Tanglewood Festival
The Shed, Tanglewood, Lenox, Massachusetts, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Tanglewood Festival Chorus
conductor: James Levine
chorus conductor: John Oliver
cast:
Marcus Haddock, tenor (Aeneas)
Anna Caterina Antonacci, 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)
David Kravitz, baritone (Trojan soldier)
Gustav Andreassen, bass (ghost of Hector)
Kirk Eichelberger, bass (Greek captain)
6 July 2008
2.30pm
Les Troyens:

Acts III, IV and VI:  Les Troyens à Carthage













Tanglewood Festival
The Shed, Tanglewood, Lenox, Massachusetts, USA
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Tanglewood Festival Chorus
conductor: James Levine
chorus conductor: John Oliver
cast:
Marcus Haddock, tenor (Aeneas)
Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano (Dido)
Kristinn Sigmundsson, bass (Narbal)
Kate Lindsey, mezzo-soprano (Ascanius)
Christin-Marie Hill, mezzo-soprano (Anna)
Philippe Castagner, tenor (Hylas)
Clayton Brainerd, bass-baritone (Pantheus)
Anna Caterina Antonacci, soprano (ghost of Cassandra)
Dwayne Croft, baritone, (ghost of Chorebus)
David Kravitz, baritone and Kirk Eichelberger, bass (Trojan sentries)
Gustav Andreassen, bass (ghost of Hector and the god Mercury)
6 July 2008
4.00pm
Villanelle
Le spectre de la rose
Sur les lagunes
L’Absence
(from Les Nuits d’été)

Damour lardente flamme...
(from La Damnation de Faust)

Festival du Vexin
Église Saint-Sulpice, Heudicourt, France
Soumaya Hallak (soprano)
Philippe Riga (piano)
6 July 2008
8.00pm
“Romeo and Juliet”

Ballet set to Berlioz’ Roméo et Juliette
The Regal Theatre, Minehead, UK
Independent Ballet Wales
artistic director: Darius James
7 July 2008
1.00pm

Live broadcast on
BBC Radio 3
Villanelle
Le Spectre de la Rose

(from Les Nuits d’été)

BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Wigmore Hall, London, UK
Dame Felicity Lott (soprano)
Graham Johnson (piano)
10 July 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, CA, USA
Los Angeles Philharmonic
conductor: Bramwell Tovey
11 July 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Perth Concert Hall, Perth, Australia
West Australian Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Oleg Caetani
12 July 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Perth Concert Hall, Perth, Australia
West Australian Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Oleg Caetani
12 July 2008
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été




Serenadenkonzert
Innenhof der Basilika, Weingarten, Germany
Oberschwäbische Kammerorchester
conductor: Michael Wieder
Anna Haase (mezzo-soprano)

alternative venue in case of rain: Hall of the Pädagogischen Hochschule
13 July 2008
11.00am
Overture Le Roi Lear Liederhalle, Beethovensaal, Stuttgart, Germany
Staatsorchester Stuttgart
conductor: Michael Schonwandt
13 July 2008
7.00pm
Les Nuits d’été

Serenadenkonzert
Festsaal der Freien Waldorfschule, Wangen, Germany
Oberschwäbische Kammerorchester
conductor: Michael Wieder
13 July 2008
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été (excerpts)

Elora Summer Festival 2008
Gambrel Barn, Elora, Ontario, Canada
Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano)
Brian Zeger (piano)
13 July 2008
8.30pm
Les Nuits d’été


Musikwochen Millstatt 2008
[Millstatt Music Week 2008]
Stiftskirche, Millstatt, Austria
Jungen Philharmonie Wien
conductor: Michael Lessky
Sophie Marilley (mezzo-soprano)
14 July 2008
7.30pm
Overture Le Roi Lear Liederhalle, Beethovensaal, Stuttgart, Germany
Staatsorchester Stuttgart
conductor: Michael Schonwandt
17 July 2008
2.00pm
“Romeo and Juliet”

Ballet set to Berlioz’ Roméo et Juliette
Buxton Opera House, Buxton, UK
Independent Ballet Wales
artistic director: Darius James
17 July 2008
7.30pm
Overture Le Corsaire

Colorado Music Festival
Chautauqua Auditorium,, Boulder, CO, USA
Colorado Music Festival Orchestra
conductor: Larry Rachleff
17 July 2008
7.30pm
Orchestral excerpts from operas (unspecified)

Orchestras in the Park: Opera Under the Stars
LeBreton Flats, Ottawa, Canada
National Arts Centre Orchestra
conductor: Alain Trudel
17 July 2008
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été (excerpts)

Festival de Lanaudière
Église de Saint-Zénon, Saint-Zénon, Canada
Michèle Losier (mezzo-soprano)
Louis Dominique Roy (piano)
17 July 2008
8.00pm
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust)
Symphonie fantastique
Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, USA
The Philadelphia Orchestra
conductor: Bramwell Tovey
18 July 2008
7.00pm
Les Nuits d’été


River Concert Series - Simple and Beautiful
Townhouse Green, St. Marys College of Maryland, Maryland, USA
Chesapeake Orchestra
conductor: Jeffrey Silberschlag
Susan Narucki (soprano)
18 July 2008
7.30pm
Overture Le Corsaire

Colorado Music Festival

Chautauqua Auditorium,, Boulder, CO, USA
Colorado Music Festival Orchestra
conductor: Larry Rachleff
18 July 2008
9.00pm
Les Nuits d’été

Festival Messiaen au Pays de la Meije
Eglise Notre Dame de l’Assomption, La Grave, France
Mireille Delunsch (soprano)
Michel Béroff (piano)
19 July 2008
6.00pm

Performance Prelude at 5.00pm by Marc Shulgold, music critic for the Rocky Mountain News
Overture Le Carnaval romain




Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, Vail, USA
New York Philharmonic
conductor: Alan Gilbert
20 July 2008
5.00pm
Prière du Matin


Festival international de musique sacrée de l’abbaye de Sylvanes
Abbatiale de Sylvanès, Sylvanès, France
Les Solistes de Lyon
director: Bernard Tétu
20 July 2008
7.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain
Symphonie fantastique
Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH, USA
Cleveland Orchestra
conductor: Andris Nelsons
25 July 2008
8.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Salle Polyvalente, Noyers, France
Gosha Kowalinska (soprano)
Natacha Medvedeva (piano)
26 July 2008
7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Sapporo Concert Hall, Kitara, Japan
Pacific Music Festival Orchestra
conductor: Fabio Luisi
28 July 2008
6.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Musée des Beaux Arts, Nancy, France
Aline Martin (mezzo-soprano)
Jean-Phillipe Navarre (piano)

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29 July 2008
7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique The Symphony Hall, Osaka, Japan
Pacific Music Festival Orchestra
conductor: Fabio Luisi
31 July 2008
7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Main Hall, Suntory Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Pacific Music Festival Orchestra
conductor: Fabio Luisi
31 July 2008
9.00pm
L’Invitation à la valse

Weber, arr. Berlioz
Sala São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo (Osesp)
conductor: Carlos Moreno
31 July 2008 Overture Le Carnaval romain

Festival de Radio France et  Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon
Opéra Berlioz-Le Corum, Montpellier, France
Orchestre National de Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon
conductor: Michael Schønwandt

June 2008   August 2008

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