Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

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Year 2008 (May) 

The table below lists the performances in chronological order.

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May

1 May 2008
8.00pm
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem) Atlanta Symphony Hall, Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, USA
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Donald Runnicles
Joseph Kaiser (tenor)
1 May 2008
8.00pm
Villanelle
(from Les Nuits d’été)
Carnegie Hall, New York, USA
Jessye Norman (soprano)
Mark Markham (piano)
2 May 2008
7.30pm

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

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)
Clayton Brainerd, bass-baritone (Pantheus)
Kenneth Tarver, tenor (Hylas)
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)
2 May 2008
8.00pm
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem) Atlanta Symphony Hall, Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, USA
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Donald Runnicles
Joseph Kaiser (tenor)
3 May 2008
6.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Sala Santa Cecilia, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Rome, Italy
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
conductor: Kazushi Ono
3 May 2008
8.00pm
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem) Atlanta Symphony Hall, Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, USA
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Donald Runnicles
Joseph Kaiser (tenor)
3 May 2008
8.00pm
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem) Carnegie Hall, New York, USA
Brooklyn Philharmonic
New York Choral Society
conductor: John Daly Goodwin
3 May 2008
9.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Main Hall, Cairo, Egypt
Cairo Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Andreas Spörri
4 May 2008
12.00 noon

Introduction at 11.00am
Symphonie fantastique Sala Santa Cecilia, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Rome, Italy
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
conductor: Kazushi Ono
4 May 2008
3.00pm: Acts: I and II

 

4 May 2008
6.30pm: Acts: III, IV, IV

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

Read a review of this performance by Michael Miller

Les Troyens

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

Acts I and II:
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)

Acts: III, IV, IV:
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)
4 May 2008
9.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Sayed Darwish Theatre, Alexandria, Egypt
Cairo Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Andreas Spörri
5 May 2008
9.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Sala Santa Cecilia, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Rome, Italy
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
conductor: Kazushi Ono
6 May 2008
6.30pm
Roméo et Juliette (excerpts)

Discover Berlioz – A Musical Lecture

Richard Gill plays guide on a tour of the highlights in a musical lecture/performance, prior to Charles Dutoit’s complete performance on 6 and 7 June 2008
City Recital Hall, Sydney, Australia
Sydney Sinfonia
conductor: Richard Gill
6 May 2008
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Sala Santa Cecilia, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Rome, Italy
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
conductor: Kazushi Ono
8 May 2008
6.00pm
Béatrice et Bénédict Centennial Hall, Newark Public Library, Newark, NJ, USA
Harbor Opera Company
conductor: Grant Gilman
director: Lawrence Brittain
cast:
James Mills (Leonato); Erin Brittain (Hero)
Elspeth Davis (Béatrice); Jami Tyzik (Ursule)
Robert Maril (Claudio); Byron Singleton (Bénédict)
Richard Bozic (Don Pedro); Scott Elliott (Somarone)
8 May 2008 Symphonie funèbre et triomphale
(excerpt: Apotheose)

Première performance in the city of San Juan
Conservatorio de Música de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
[Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico]
The Concert Band and Choruses of the Conservatory
conductor: Mr. Rafael Enrique Irizarry, a faculty member
9 May 2008
7.45pm
Symphonie fantastique Franz Liszt Academy, Budapest, Hungary
Budapest Festival Orchestra
conductor: Ludovic Morlot
10 May 2008
3.00pm
Béatrice et Bénédict Centennial Hall, Newark Public Library, Newark, NJ, USA
Harbor Opera Company
conductor: Grant Gilman
director: Lawrence Brittain
cast:
James Mills (Leonato); Erin Brittain (Hero)
Elspeth Davis (Béatrice); Jami Tyzik (Ursule)
Robert Maril (Claudio); Byron Singleton (Bénédict)
Richard Bozic (Don Pedro); Scott Elliott (Somarone)
10 May 2008
6.00pm
Cléopâtre Sala Santa Cecilia, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Rome, Italy
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
conductor: Pinchas Steinberg
Violeta Urmana (soprano)
10 May 2008
7.30pm
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust)

Symphonie fantastique (5th movement)

Heroes and Villains
Stourbridge Town Hall, Stourbridge, UK
Birmingham Concert Orchestra
conductor: James Cunningham
10 May 2008
7.45pm
Symphonie fantastique Franz Liszt Academy, Budapest, Hungary
Budapest Festival Orchestra
conductor: Ludovic Morlot
10 May 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Concertgebouw Brugge, Brugge, Belgium
Anima Eterna Ensemble
conductor: Jos van Immerseel
11 May 2008
10.00am
Choral Music (unspecified)

Lauterbacher Pfingstmusiktage 2008
Stadtkirche, Lauterbach, Germany
Lauterbacher Jugendkantorei
conductor (from the organ) Karin Sachers
11 May 2008
3.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Franz Liszt Academy, Budapest, Hungary
Budapest Festival Orchestra
conductor: Ludovic Morlot
11 May 2008
4.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

Schumann Festival 2008
Tonhalle, Düsseldorf, Germany
Anima Eterna Ensemble
conductor: Jos van Immerseel
11 May 2008
5.00pm
“Romeo and Juliet”

Ballet set to Berliozs Roméo et Juliette
The Broadway Theatre, Barking, UK
Independent Ballet Wales
artistic director: Darius James
12 May 2008
9.00pm
Cléopâtre Sala Santa Cecilia, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Rome, Italy
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
conductor: Pinchas Steinberg
Violeta Urmana (soprano)
12 May 2008 Overture Le Carnaval romain
Symphonie fantastique
Tage Alter Musik, Regensburg, Germany
Anima Eterna Ensemble
conductor: Jos van Immerseel
13 May 2008
7.30pm
Cléopâtre Sala Santa Cecilia, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Rome, Italy
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
conductor: Pinchas Steinberg
Violeta Urmana (soprano)
13 May 2008
8.00pm
Scène d’amour
Roméo au tombeau

(from Roméo et Juliette)
Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Place des Arts, Montréal, Canada
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
conductor: Emmanuel Williams
15 May 2008
12.15pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Kultur-Casino Bern, Grosser Saal, Bern, Switzerland
Berner Symphonie-Orchester
conductor: Andrey Boreyko

15 May 2008
7.30pm

Romeo and Juliet

Ballet set to Berlioz’s dramatic symphony Roméo et Juliette
Belk Theater, Charlotte, NC, USA
North Carolina Dance Theatre
artistic director: Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux
choreographer: Dwight Rhoden
15 May 2008
7.30pm

pre-concert talk by
Dr. Arne Stollberg
Overture Le Carnaval romain
Cléopâtre


Episode de la vie d’un compositeur: Hector Berlioz
Kultur-Casino Bern, Grosser Saal, Bern, Switzerland
Berner Symphonie-Orchester
conductor: Andrey Boreyko
Waltraud Meier (mezzo-soprano)
15 May 2008
7.45pm
“Romeo and Juliet”

Ballet set to Berliozs Roméo et Juliette
Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage, UK
Independent Ballet Wales
artistic director: Darius James
15 May 2008
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at 7.00pm

Grande Messe des morts (Requiem) Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany
Berliner Philharmoniker
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus
conductor: Donald Runnicles
chorus master: Norman Mackenzie
Joseph Kaiser (tenor)
15 May 2008
9.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire  Sala São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo (Osesp)
conductor: Michel Plasson
16 May 2008
7.30pm

pre-concert talk by
Dr. Arne Stollberg
Overture Le Carnaval romain
Cléopâtre


Episode de la vie d’un compositeur: Hector Berlioz
Kultur-Casino Bern, Grosser Saal, Bern, Switzerland
Berner Symphonie-Orchester
conductor: Andrey Boreyko
Waltraud Meier (mezzo-soprano)
16 May 2008
8.00pm
Romeo and Juliet

Ballet set to Berlioz’s dramatic symphony Roméo et Juliette
Belk Theater, Charlotte, NC, USA
North Carolina Dance Theatre
artistic director: Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux
choreographer: Dwight Rhoden
16 May 2008
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at 7.00pm

Grande Messe des morts (Requiem) Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany
Berliner Philharmoniker
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus
conductor: Donald Runnicles
chorus master: Norman Mackenzie
Joseph Kaiser (tenor)
16 May 2008
8.30pm
Overture le Carnaval romain
Symphonie fantastique

Festival de lEpau
Abbaye de lEpau, Le Mans, France
Anima Eterna Ensemble
conductor: Jos van Immersel
16 May 2008
9.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire  Sala São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo (Osesp)
conductor: Michel Plasson
17 May 2008
4.30pm
Overture Le Corsaire  Sala São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo (Osesp)
conductor: Michel Plasson
17 May 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

cast:
Marguerite: Anna Agathonos / Anke Sieloff
Faust: Christopher Lincoln
Méphistophélès: Nicolai Karnolsky
Brander: Joachim Gabriel Maaß
17 May 2008
7.30pm
Grande Fête chez Capulet 
(from Roméo et Juliette)

concert  in support of the charity Headway Black Country
Birmingham Cathedral, Birmingham, UK
The British Police Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Patrick Bailey
17 May 2008
7.30pm
“Romeo and Juliet”

Ballet set to Berliozs Roméo et Juliette

(workshop)
Blackwood Miners Institute, Blackwood, UK
Independent Ballet Wales
artistic director: Darius James
17 May 2008
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at 7.00pm

live broadcast on radio and TV
Grande Messe des morts
(Requiem)
Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany
Berliner Philharmoniker
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus
conductor: Donald Runnicles
chorus master: Norman Mackenzie
Joseph Kaiser (tenor)

17 May 2008
8.00pm

Romeo and Juliet

Ballet set to Berlioz’s dramatic symphony Roméo et Juliette
Belk Theater, Charlotte, NC, USA
North Carolina Dance Theatre
artistic director: Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux
choreographer: Dwight Rhoden
17 May 2008
8.00pm

Live broadcast on Radio Classique

Read a review of this concert by Christian Wasselin (in French)
Symphonie fantastique Salle des concerts, Cité de la Musique, Paris, France
Anima Eterna Ensemble
conductor: Jos van Immersel
17 May 2008
8.00pm
Cléopâtre Opéra Bastille, Paris, France
Orchestre de lOpéra de Paris
conductor: Thomas Engelbock
Deborah Polaski (mezzo-soprano)
17 May 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Cultureel Centrum De Spil, Roeselare, Belgium
National Orchestra of Belgium
conductor: Eivind Aadland
17 May 2008
8.30pm
Harold en Italie

(Liszt transcription)
Salle Aglaé Moyne, Pamiers, France
Arnaud Thorette (viola)
Johan Farjot (piano)
18 May 2008
11.00am
Harold en Italie Historische Stadthalle – Großer Saal, Wuppertal, Germany
Sinfonieorchester Wuppertal
conductor: Toshiyuki Kamioka
Wolfram Christ (viola)
18 May 2008
3.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Palais des Beaux-Arts, Salle Henry Le Bœuf, Brussels, Belgium
National Orchestra of Belgium
conductor: Eivind Aadland
18 May 2008
3.00pm
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem) 
(excerpts)

Music of Heaven and Earth
Fourth Presbyterian Church, Chicago, USA
Apollo Chorus
conductor: Stephen Alltop
18 May 2008
3.30pm 
Symphonie fantastique Le Phénix, Valencienne, France
Anima Eterna Ensemble
conductor: Jos van Immersel
18 May 2008
3.30pm
Messe solennelle Cathédrale Saint-André, Bordeaux, France
Orchestre Aquitaine Hauts-de-Garonne
Chœur symphonique Polifonia
Ensemble vocal dAquitaine
Conductor: Éliane Lavail
Junko Saïto-Cattelain (soprano)
Michael Bennett (tenor)
Vincent Lecornier (bass)
18 May 2008
5.00pm
Scene d’amour
(from Roméo et Juliette)
Teatro Filarmonico, Verona, Italy
Orchestra dell’Arena
conductor: Julian Kovatchev
19 May 2008
8.00pm
Harold en Italie Historische Stadthalle – Großer Saal, Wuppertal, Germany
Sinfonieorchester Wuppertal
conductor: Toshiyuki Kamioka
Wolfram Christ (viola)
19 May 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Flagey, Brussels, Belgium
Anima Eterna Ensemble
conductor: Jos van Immerseel
19 May 2008
8.30pm
Messe solennelle Cathédrale Saint-André, Bordeaux, France
Orchestre Aquitaine Hauts-de-Garonne
Chœur symphonique Polifonia
Ensemble vocal dAquitaine
Conductor: Éliane Lavail
Junko Saïto-Cattelain (soprano)
Michael Bennett (tenor)
Vincent Lecornier (bass)
19 May 2008 Symphonie fantastique Great Hall, Moscow Conservatoire, Moscow, Russia
Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra of Moscow
conductor: Jean-Claude Casadesus
20 May 2008
8.00pm
Harold en Italie Alfried Krupp Saal, Philharmonie Essen, Essen, Germany
Sinfonieorchester Wuppertal
conductor: Toshiyuki Kamioka
Wolfram Christ (viola)
21 May 2008
7.30pm
“Romeo and Juliet”

Ballet set to Berliozs Roméo et Juliette

(workshop)
Playhouse, Harlow, UK
Independent Ballet Wales
artistic director: Darius James
22 May 2008
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

Fantasy Night
Lakewood Cultural Center, Lakewood, USA
Lakewood Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Matthew Switzer
22 May 2008
8.00pm
Béatrice et Bénédict (excerpts)



An Evening of Musical Shakespeare
Atlanta Symphony Center, Atlanta, USA
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Nicholas McGegan
Anne-Carolyn Bird (soprano)
Georgia Shakespeare Theatre Actors
22 May 2008
8.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Piazza Rossaro, Auditorium Rai, Turin, Italy
Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai
conductor: Oleg Caetani
23 May 2008
7.30pm
“Romeo and Juliet”

Ballet set to Berliozs Roméo et Juliette
Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury, UK
Independent Ballet Wales
artistic director: Darius James
23 May 2008
8.00pm

pre-concert talk by Colman Pearce at 6.45pm

Grande Messe des Morts (Requiem) National Concert Hall, Dublin, Ireland
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
RTÉ Philharmonic Choir
conductor: Gerhard Markson
chorus master: Mark Duley
Daniil Shtoda (tenor)
23 May 2008
8.00pm
Béatrice et Bénédict (excerpts)



An Evening of Musical Shakespeare
Atlanta Symphony Center, Atlanta, USA
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Nicholas McGegan
Anne-Carolyn Bird (soprano)
Georgia Shakespeare Theatre Actors
23 May 2008
8.00pm
Te Deum

 

Concert cancelled because of the fire in the Phiharmonie on 20 May

Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany
Berliner Philharmoniker
Rundfunkchor Berlin
Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks
Berliner Maedchenchor
Chor der Hans-und-Hilde-Coppi-Oberschule
Rundfunk-Kinderchor der Georg-Friedrich-Haendel-Oberschule
Chor der Broendby-Oberschule
Chor der Kurt-Tucholsky-Oberschule
Maedchenchor der Sing-Akademie zu Berlin
Staats- und Domchor Berlin
conductor: Claudio Abbado
Marius Brenciu (tenor)
Iveta Apkalna (organ)
23 May 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Cultureel Centrum Hasselt, Hasselt, Belgium
Anima Eterna Ensemble
conductor: Jos van Immersseel
23 May 2008
9.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Piazza Rossaro, Auditorium Rai, Turin, Italy
Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai
conductor: Oleg Caetani
23 May 2008
9.00pm
Simfonia Fantàstica [Symphonie fantastique] L’Auditori Simfònica, Barcelona. Spain
Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya (OBC)
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
23 May 2008 “Symphonie fantastique”

Ballet set to Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique

Festival Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide, Australia
The Australian Ballet
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Brett Kelly
set, costume and video design: Tatyana van Walsum
lighting design: Jon Buswell, relit by John Berrett
24 May 2008
7.00pm
Simfonia Fantàstica [Symphonie fantastique] L’Auditori Simfònica, Barcelona, Spain
Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya (OBC)
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
24 May 2008
8.00pm

Recorded by the BBC for broadcast on Radio 3 on 7 July at 2.45pm, and available in the “Listen again” section of the station’s website for a week.

Te Deum Waldbühne, Berlin, Germany 
(change of venue because of fire in the Philharmonie on 20 May)
Berliner Philharmoniker
Rundfunkchor Berlin
Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks
Berliner Maedchenchor
Chor der Hans-und-Hilde-Coppi-Oberschule
Rundfunk-Kinderchor der Georg-Friedrich-Haendel-Oberschule
Chor der Broendby-Oberschule
Chor der Kurt-Tucholsky-Oberschule
Maedchenchor der Sing-Akademie zu Berlin
Staats- und Domchor Berlin
conductor: Claudio Abbado
Marius Brenciu (tenor)
Iveta Apkalna (organ)
24 May 2008
8.00pm
Béatrice et Bénédict (excerpts)



An Evening of Musical Shakespeare
Atlanta Symphony Center, Atlanta, USA
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Nicholas McGegan
Anne-Carolyn Bird (soprano)
Georgia Shakespeare Theatre Actors
24 May 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Grande Salle, Arsenal, Metz, France
Anima Eterna Ensemble
conductor: Jos van Immersel
24 May 2008
8.00pm

Recorded for broadcast on WGUC 90.9 on 3 November at 7.30pm

Roméo et Juliette

Sung in French with English supertitles with projected artwork from around the world, curated by the Cincinnati Art Museum

May Festival 2008 Finale
Music Hall, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, USA
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
May Festival Chorus
conductor: James Conlon
Isabel Leonard (mezzo-soprano)
John Aler (tenor)
Donnie Ray Albert (baritone)
24 May 2008 “Symphonie fantastique”

Ballet set to Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique

Festival Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide, Australia
The Australian Ballet
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Brett Kelly
set, costume and video design: Tatyana van Walsum
lighting design: Jon Buswell, relit by John Berrett
25 May 2008
11.00am
Simfonia Fantàstica [Symphonie fantastique] L’Auditori Simfònica, Barcelona, Spain
Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya (OBC)
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
25 May 2008
11.00am

pre-concert talk at 10.15
Overture Le Carnaval romain
Cléopâtre
Symphonie fantastique
Laeiszhalle, Hamburg, Germany
Philharmoniker Hamburg
conductor: Bertrand de Billy
Deborah Polaski (soprano)
25 May 2008
4.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Arsenal, Metz, France
Orchestre national de Lorraine
conductor: Edmon Colomber
25 May 2008
4.00pm
Symphonie fantastique

Season Finale – Journeys of the Mind
The Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore, USA
Greater Baltimore Youth Orchestra
conductor: Jason Love
25 May 2008
7.30pm
Overture Le Corsaire Lighthouse, Poole, UK
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
25 May 2008
8.00pm
Te Deum

 

Concert cancelled because of the fire in the Phiharmonie on 20 May

Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany
Berliner Philharmoniker
Rundfunkchor Berlin
Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks
Berliner Maedchenchor
Chor der Hans-und-Hilde-Coppi-Oberschule
Rundfunk-Kinderchor der Georg-Friedrich-Haendel-Oberschule
Chor der Broendby-Oberschule
Chor der Kurt-Tucholsky-Oberschule
Maedchenchor der Sing-Akademie zu Berlin
Staats- und Domchor Berlin
conductor: Claudio Abbado
Marius Brenciu (tenor)
Iveta Apkalna (organ)
25 May 2008 Les Nuits d’été Teatro Comunale di Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
Mahler Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Tugan Sokhiev
Anna Caterina Antonacci (soprano)
25 May 2008 “Symphonie fantastique”

Ballet set to Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique

Festival Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide, Australia
The Australian Ballet
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Brett Kelly
set, costume and video design: Tatyana van Walsum
lighting design: Jon Buswell, relit by John Berrett
26 May 2008
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at 7.15
Overture Le Carnaval romain
Cléopâtre
Symphonie fantastique
Laeiszhalle, Hamburg, Germany
Philharmoniker Hamburg
conductor: Bertrand de Billy
Deborah Polaski (soprano)
26 May 2008
9.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Théâtre Capitol, Moncton, Canada
Symphony New Brunswick
conductor: Stephane Laforest
Measha Brueggergosman (soprano)
26 May 2008 “Symphonie fantastique”

Ballet set to Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique

Festival Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide, Australia
The Australian Ballet
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Brett Kelly
set, costume and video design: Tatyana van Walsum
lighting design: Jon Buswell, relit by John Berrett
27 May 2008
9.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Wilmot United Church, Fredericton, Canada
Symphony New Brunswick
conductor: Stephane Laforest
Measha Brueggergosman (soprano)
28 May 2008
1.10pm
Villanelle (from Les Nuits d’été)


Fairies in Spring
Crown Court Church of Scotland, Covent Garden, London, UK
Kerry McDonnough (soprano) or
Grace Trinnaman (soprano)
(probably with piano accompaniment)
28 May 2008
7.45pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict The Anvil, Basingstoke, UK
Philharmonia Orchestra
conductor: Sir Andrew Davis
28 May 2008
9.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Théâtre Imperial, Saint-Jean, Canada
Symphony New Brunswick
conductor: Stephane Laforest
Measha Brueggergosman (soprano)
29 May 2008
7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, TN, USA
Nashville Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
29 May 2008
7.30pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict Royal Festival Hall, London, UK
Philharmonia Orchestra
conductor: Sir Andrew Davis
29 May 2008
8.00pm
Cléopâtre
Symphonie fantastique
Hangar 2, Tempelhof Airport, Berlin, Germany
(change of venue because of fire in the Philharmonie on 20 May)
Berliner Philharmoniker
conductor: Sir Simon Rattle
Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano)
29 May 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Alfried Krupp Saal, Philharmonie Essen, Essen, Germany
Essener Philharmoniker
conductor: Matthias Pintscher
30 May 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
cast:
Marguerite: Anna Agathonos / Anke Sieloff
Faust: Christopher Lincoln
Méphistophélès: Nicolai Karnolsky
Brander: Joachim Gabriel Maaß
30 May 2008
7.30pm
“Romeo and Juliet”

Ballet set to Berliozs Roméo et Juliette

(workshop)
Borough Theatre, Abergavenny, Wales, UK
Independent Ballet Wales
artistic director: Darius James
30 May 2008
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Laeiszhalle, Hamburg, Germany
NDR Sinfonieorchester
conductor: Sylvain Cambreling
30 May 2008
8.00pm
Cléopâtre
Symphonie fantastique
Hangar 2, Tempelhof Airport, Berlin, Germany
(change of venue because of fire in the Philharmonie on 20 May)
Berliner Philharmoniker
conductor: Sir Simon Rattle
Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano)
30 May 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Alfried Krupp Saal, Philharmonie Essen, Essen, Germany
Essener Philharmoniker
conductor: Matthias Pintscher
30 May 2008
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain
Les Nuits d’été
Centre in the Square, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony
conductor: Edwin Outwater
Measha Brueggergosman (soprano)
31 May 2008
7.30pm
“Romeo and Juliet”

Ballet set to Berliozs Roméo et Juliette

(workshop)
Borough Theatre, Abergavenny, Wales, UK
Independent Ballet Wales
artistic director: Darius James
31 May 2008
8.00pm
Cléopâtre
Symphonie fantastique
Hangar 2, Tempelhof Airport, Berlin, Germany
(change of venue because of fire in the Philharmonie on 20 May)
Berliner Philharmoniker
conductor: Sir Simon Rattle
Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano)
31 May 2008
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain
Les Nuits d’été
Centre in the Square, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony
conductor: Edwin Outwater
Measha Brueggergosman (soprano)

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