Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

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Year 2008 (June)

The table below lists the performances in chronological order. 

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June

1 June 2008
2.30pm
Symphonie funèbre et triomphale Opéra de Marseille, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France
Musique de la Légion étrangère 
Orchestre philharmonique de Provence 
Chœur philharmonique de Marseille
conductor: Jean Claude Le Berruyer
2 June 2008
7.00pm
Villanelle
Absence
Au Cimetière
L’île inconnue

(from Les Nuits d’été)
Grosser Saal, Alte Oper, Frankfurt, Germany
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
conductor: Sir Roger Norrington
Toby Spence (tenor)
2 June 2008
8.00pm
Villanelle
Le spectre de la Rose
L’île inconnue

(from Les Nuits d’été

La Fête Bangkok 2008 – Opening Concert
Thailand Cultural Center, Main Hall, Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Michael Cousteau
Sophie Marin-Degor (soprano)
4 June 2008
7.30pm
Rêverie et Caprice Kultur-Casino Bern, Grosser Saal, Bern, Switzerland
Berner Symphonie-Orchester
conductor: Stefan Blunier
Isabelle Magnenat (violin)
5 June 2008
7.00pm
Benvenuto Cellini

concert performance


XVI International Festival Stars of the White Nights
Mariinsky Theatre, Concert Hall, St Petersburg, Russia
The Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre
conductor: Leo Hussein
Anastasia Kalagina (soprano); Zlata Bulycheva (mezzo-soprano)
Nikolai Gassiev (tenor); Sergei Semishkur (tenor)
Gennady Bezzubenkov (bass); Nikolai Kamensky (bass)
5 June 2008
7.30pm
“Romeo and Juliet”

Ballet set to Berlioz’ Roméo et Juliette
Theatre Royal, Lincoln, UK
Independent Ballet Wales
artistic director: Darius James
5 June 2008
8.00pm
Harold en Italie Symphony Center, Chicago, USA
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Pinchas Zukerman (viola)
6 June 2008
1.30pm
Harold en Italie Symphony Center, Chicago, USA
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Pinchas Zukerman (viola)
6 June 2008
7.30pm
“Romeo and Juliet”

Ballet set to Berlioz’ Roméo et Juliette
Theatre Royal, Lincoln, UK
Independent Ballet Wales
artistic director: Darius James
6 June 2008
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall, Sydney, Australia
Sydney Symphony
Sydney Philharmonia Choirs
conductor: Charles Dutoit

6 June 2008
8.00pm

Harold en Italie Hilbert Circle Theatre, Indianapolis, USA
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Asher Fisch
Michael Isaac Strauss (viola)
6 June 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Lyric Theater, Kansas City, USA
Kansas City Symphony
conductor: Michael Stern
7 June 2008
2.00pm
Roméo et Juliette Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall, Sydney, Australia
Sydney Symphony
Sydney Philharmonia Choirs
conductor: Charles Dutoit

7 June 2008
5.30pm

Harold en Italie Hilbert Circle Theatre, Indianapolis, USA
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Asher Fisch
Michael Isaac Strauss (viola)
7 June 2008
7.00pm
La Damnation de Faust



XVI International Festival Stars of the White Nights
Mariinsky Theatre, Concert Hall, St Petersburg, Russia
The Orchestra and Chorus of the Mariinsky Theatre
conductor: Valery Gergiev
Ekaterina Gubanova (mezzo-soprano); Daniil Shtoda (tenor)
Sergei Aleksashkin (bass); Nikolai Kamensky (bass)
7 June 2008
8.00pm
Harold en Italie Symphony Center, Chicago, USA
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Pinchas Zukerman (viola)
7 June 2008
8.00pm
Overture Le Roi Lear Salle du Marais, Saône, France
Orchestre de Besançon
conductor Peter Csaba
7 June 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Lyric Theater, Kansas City, USA
Kansas City Symphony
conductor: Michael Stern
7 June 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie funèbre et triomphale Reformierte Kirche, Gossau, Switzerland
Symphonische Blasorchester Bern
conductor: Rolf Schumacher
8 June 2008
2.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Lyric Theater, Kansas City, USA
Kansas City Symphony
conductor: Michael Stern
8 June 2008
3.00pm
Harold en Italie Symphony Center, Chicago, USA
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Pinchas Zukerman (viola)
10 June 2008
8.00pm
Overture Le Roi Lear Opéra Théâtre de Besançon, Besançon, France
Orchestre de Besançon
conductor Peter Csaba
11 June 2008
8.00pm
Overture Le Roi Lear Oppidum, Champagnole, France
Orchestre de Besançon
conductor Peter Csaba
11 June 2008
8.30pm

live broadcast on France-Musique

Live video broadcast on
www.festival-saint-denis.com
and www.radiofrance.com
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem)






Festival de Saint-Denis
Basilique de Saint-Denis, Paris
Orchestre National de France
Chœur de Radio France
Coro dellAccademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Rome
chorus master: Morten Schuldt Jensen

conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Marc Laho (tenor)
12 June 2008
7.30pm
La Damnation de Faust Musiktheater im Revier – Großes Haus, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Musiktheater im Revier Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Cosima Sophia Osthoff
chorus master: Christian Jeub
soloists not announced
12 June 2008
7.30pm
“Romeo and Juliet”

Ballet set to Berlioz’ Roméo et Juliette

(workshop)
Neuadd Dwyfor, Pwllheli, Wales, UK
Independent Ballet Wales
artistic director: Darius James
13 June 2008
8.30pm

Read two reviews of this concert by Norbert Molina and Christian Wasselin (both in French)
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem)





Festival de Saint-Denis
Basilique de Saint-Denis, Paris
Orchestre National de France
Chœur de Radio France
Coro dellAccademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Rome
chorus master: Morten Schuldt Jensen

conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Marc Laho (tenor)
13 June 2008 Les Nuits d’été Sala Cecília Meireles, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Orquestra Petrobras Sinfônica
conductor: Carlos Prazeres
Carmen Monarcha (soprano)
14 June 2008
7.30pm
“Romeo and Juliet”

Ballet set to Berlioz’ Roméo et Juliette
Theatr Harlech, Harlech, Wales, UK
Independent Ballet Wales
artistic director: Darius James
14 June 2008
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Stockport Town Hall, Stockport, UK
Stockport Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Lancelot Fuhry
14 June 2008
9.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Tour Royale, Toulon, France
Orchestre Opéra de Toulon Provence Méditerranée
conductor: Jean-Luc Tingaud
Anne-Catherine Gillet (soprano)
15 June 2008
4.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain
Symphonie fantastique

OSO 40th Anniversary Concert
Merton College Chapel, Oxford, UK
Oxford Studio Orchestra
conductor: Christopher Fletcher-Campbell
15 June 2008 Les Nuits d’été

Festival Classique – Recital
Dr Anton Philipszaal, The Hague, Netherlands
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano)
Julian Reynolds (piano)
15 June 2008 Amitié, reprends ton empire Rathaus Neuss (Alter Ratssaal), Neuss, Germany
Madrigalchor Neuss
Carolina Riano-Gomez (soprano)
Thomas Schäfer (piano)
conductor: Dominikus Burghardt
17 June 2008
7.30pm
“Romeo and Juliet”

Ballet set to Berlioz’ Roméo et Juliette
Middlesbrough Theatre, Middlesbrough, UK
Independent Ballet Wales
artistic director: Darius James
18 June 2008
8.30pm
Berlioz : “Histoire de ma vie”

concert-spectacle with text by Berlioz and piano music by Chopin, Beethoven, Debussy, Schumann, Berlioz, Liszt

70th edition of the Festival de Musique de Strasbourg
PMC–Salle Schweitzer, Strasbourg, France
François-René Duchable (piano)
Alain Carré (actor)
adaptation: Alain Carré
19 June 2008
7.30pm 
“Romeo and Juliet”

Ballet set to Berlioz’ Roméo et Juliette

(workshop)
Torch Theatre, Milford Haven, Wales, UK
Independent Ballet Wales
artistic director: Darius James
19 June 2008
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette (excerpts) Konzerthaus Berlin – Großer Saal, Berlin, Germany
Konzerthausorchester Berlin Orchester
conductor: Lothar Zagrosek
20 June 2008
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette (excerpts) Konzerthaus Berlin – Großer Saal, Berlin, Germany
Konzerthausorchester Berlin Orchester
conductor: Lothar Zagrosek
20 June 2008
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Sooke Community Theatre, Sooke, Canada
Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Norman Nelson
21 June 2008
6.00pm
Works unspecified

Fête de la Musique
Stade Ernest-Wallon, Toulouse, France
Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse
conductor: Tugan Sokhiev
21 June 2008
7.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

also works by Bizet, Debussy and Poulenc

concert organised by La Poste

Fête de la Musique
Grand  Hall, Gare Montparnasse, Paris, France
The Symphonic and Choral group of the Poste and France Telecom
21 June 2008
7.15pm
D’amour l’ardente flamme
(from La Damnation de Faust)

Fête de la Musique in Shanghai
orgnised by the Alliance française in Shanghai
Auditorium, Shanghai Conservatoire, Shanghai, China
Wu Ai (soprano)
with piano accompaniment
21 June 2008
7.30pm
La Damnation de Faust Musiktheater im Revier – Großes Haus, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Musiktheater im Revier Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Cosima Sophia Osthoff
chorus master: Christian Jeub
soloists were announced
21 June 2008
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Wathen Hall, St Pauls School, Barnes, London, UK
Richmond Orchestra
conductor: Philip Hesketh
21 June 2008
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette (excerpts) Konzerthaus Berlin – Großer Saal, Berlin, Germany
Konzerthausorchester Berlin Orchester
conductor: Lothar Zagrosek
21 June 2008
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette



Closing concert of the Prague season
Rudolfinum, Dvořák Hall, Prague, Czech Republic
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Prague Philharmonic Choir
conductor: Zdeněk Mácal
soloists were not announced
21 June 2008
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Alix Gooulden Performance Hall, Victoria, Canada
Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Norman Nelson
21 June 2008
8.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Frauenkirche, Dresden, Germany
Anima Eterna Ensemble
conductor: Jos van Immerseel
21 June 2008 Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust) St Andrews Church, Chippenam, UK
North Wiltshire Orchestra
conductor: Chris Thompson
22 June 2008
7.30pm
“Romeo and Juliet”

Ballet set to Berlioz’ Roméo et Juliette

(workshop)
Princess Theatre, Hunstanton, UK
Independent Ballet Wales
artistic director: Darius James
22 June 2008
8.00pm
Roméo et Juliette



Closing concert of the Prague season
Rudolfinum, Dvořák Hall, Prague, Czech Republic
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Prague Philharmonic Choir
conductor: Zdeněk Mácal
soloists were not announced
25 June 2008
7.30pm
“Romeo and Juliet”

Ballet set to Berlioz’ Roméo et Juliette
Mercury Theatre, Colchester, UK
Independent Ballet Wales
artistic director: Darius James
26 June 2008
7.30pm
“Romeo and Juliet”

Ballet set to Berlioz’ Roméo et Juliette
Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre, Newport, Wales, UK
Independent Ballet Wales
artistic director: Darius James
26 June 2008
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Hamer Hall, Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne, Australia
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Mario Venzago
27 June 2008
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain St Margarets Church, Horsforth, Leeds, UK
Leeds Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Martin Binks
27 June 2008
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Hamer Hall, Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne, Australia
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Mario Venzago
27 June 2008
8.00pm
La Damnation de Faust

concert performance

Opéra national de Lyon, Lyon, France
Orchestre et Chœurs de l’Opéra national de Lyon
conductor: Emmanuel Krivine
Katerina Karneus (Marguerite)
Alexander Vinogradov (Faust)
Nicolas Testé (Méphistophélès)
28 June 2008
7.30pm
“Romeo and Juliet”

Ballet set to Berlioz’ Roméo et Juliette
Northcott Theatre, Exeter, UK
Independent Ballet Wales
artistic director: Darius James
28 June 2008
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Hamer Hall, Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne, Australia
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Mario Venzago
28 June 2008
8.00pm
Cléopâtre


Kew Sinfonia Summer Concert
St Annes Church, Kew Green, London, UK
Kew Sinfonia
conductor: Tom Seligman
Polly May (mezzo-soprano)
28 June 2008
9.00pm
Symphonie fantastique
Lélio ou Le Retour à la vie





Ravenna Festival 2008
Palazzo Mauro de André, Ravenna, Italy
Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini
Orchestra Giovanile Italiana
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor
conductor: Riccardo Muti
narrator: Gérard Depardieu
Mario Zeffiri (tenor)
Franck Ferrar (baritone)
28 June 2008
9.30pm
Trio (from L’Enfance du Christ)

arrangement 

Tour Royale, Toulon, France
Xavier de Maistre (harp)
Matthieu Gauci-Ancelin (flute)
Florent Pujuila (clarinet)

29 June 2008
4.00pm

La Damnation de Faust

concert performance

Opéra national de Lyon, Lyon, France
Orchestre et Chœurs de l’Opéra national de Lyon
conductor: Emmanuel Krivine
Katerina Karneus (Marguerite)
Alexander Vinogradov (Faust)
Nicolas Testé (Méphistophélès)
29 June 2008
4.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

Promenade Festival Concert
Albert Hall, Nottingham, UK
Nottingham Choral Trust Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Angela Kay or Matt Beckingham
29 June 2008
7.30pm
“Romeo and Juliet”

Ballet set to Berlioz’ Roméo et Juliette
The Wharf, Tavistock, UK
Independent Ballet Wales
artistic director: Darius James

May 2008   July 2008

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