Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

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Year 2008 (September) 

The table below lists the performances in chronological order. 

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September

1 September 2008
7.00pm
La Fuite en Egypte  (from L’Enfance du Christ)

« Concert pour la jeunesse et la renaissance »
Festival Berlioz 2008
Château Louis XI, La Côte Saint-André, France
Orchestre du Festival Berlioz (without conductor)
with the musicians of the Ensemble Carpe Diem
Svetli Chaumien (tenor)
5 September 2008
7.00pm

pre-concert talk at 6.00
Overture Le Corsaire


Musik-Festival Grafenegg 2008
Wolkenturm, Grafenegg, Austria
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Charles Dutoit
5 September 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Cultural Centre Concert Hall, Hong Kong 
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Edo de Waart
6 September 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Cultural Centre Concert Hall, Hong Kong 
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Edo de Waart
6 September 2008
8.00pm
Harold en Italie


Kunstfest Weimar 2008
Weimarhalle, Weimar, Germany
Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg
conductor: Emmanuel Krivine
Tabea Zimmermann (viola)
6 September 2008
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire

Festival Septembre Musical 2008
Auditorium Stravinski, Montreux, Switzerland
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra London
conductor: Charles Dutoit
7 September 2008
6.00pm
La Damnation de Faust (vocal excerpts) Pieve di Settepolesini, Bondeno, Ferrara, Italy
Gigliola Bonora (mezzo-soprano)
Luca Belloni (piano)
7 September 2008 Symphonie fantastique (4th movement)

Liszt transcription

accompanied by excerpts from Berlioz’s writings
Château D’Ayguebelle, Lambesc, France
François-René Duchâble (piano)
Alain Carré (narrator)
12 September 2008
6.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington, New Zealand
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Hannu Lintu
12 September 2008
7.00pm

See March 2009 for performances of 
the Symphonie fantastique at Benaroya
Symphonie fantastique (4th movement)





Seattle Symphony season preview concert
Benaroya Hall, Seattle, USA
Seattle Symphony
conductor: Gerard Schwarz
12 September 2008
8.30pm
Overture Le Corsaire

Festival international de musique de Besançon
Saline Royale, Arc-et-Senans (35 km from Besançon), France
Orchestre national de Lyon 
conductor: Darrell Ang
13 September 2008
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Laeiszhalle, Großer Saal, Hamburg, Germany
Orchester ’91 Hamburg
conductor: Frank Zacher
14 September 2008
11.00am
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust)

Kunstfest Weimar 2008 – Gala Europa
Weimarhalle, Weimar, Germany
Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg
conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin
14 September 2008
12.00noon
Symphonie fantastique (4th movement)

transcription for clarinet
Stand Selmer, Salon de la Musique et du Son, Hall 4, Porte de Versailles, Paris, France
Issy-Paris Quartet
14 September 2008
8.30pm
Sinfornía Fantástica [Symphone fantastique] Teatro Principal, Burgos, Spain
Orquesta sinfónica de Bilbao
conductor: Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos
16 September 2008
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Cadogan Hall, London, UK
St Georges Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Madeleine Lovell
with one or more of the following artists
Anando Mukerjee (tenor); Kathryn Hannah (mezzo-soprano)
Julietta Demetriades (soprano); James Hancock (baritone)
16 September 2008 Harold en Italie Teatro Nacional Claudio Santoro, Brasilia, Brazil
Orquestra Sinfônica do Teatro Nacional Claudio Santoro
conductor: Ira Levin
Roberto Diaz (viola)
17 September 2008
7.30pm

pre-concert talk at 6.15

Symphonie fantastique Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO)
conductor: Andris Nelsons
17 September 2008
7.30pm

Live broadcast on TV stations in the US
Overture Le Carnaval romain



2008-2009 Season Opening Night Gala
Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, USA
New York Philharmonic
conductor: Lorin Maazel
18 September 2008
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at 7.15
Overture Le Carnaval romain Founders Theatre, Hamilton, New Zealand
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Hannu Lintu
19 September 2008
6.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Town Hall, Auckland, New Zealand
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Hannu Lintu
19 September 2008
7.00pm
Works Unspecified Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, UK
Hallé Orchestra
conductor: Sir Mark Elder
19 September 2008
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

A Golden Gala
Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

conductor: Manfred Honeck
19 September 2008
7.45pm
Symphonie fantastique Waterfront Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
Ulster Orchestra
conductor: Kenneth Montgomery
19 September 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Popejoy Hall, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
New Mexico Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Guillermo Figueroa
19 September 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie Fantastique

Central Bank of Malta 40th Anniversary Concert
Grand Master’s Suite, Hilton Malta, Valletta, Malta
Malta Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Michael Laus
19 September 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Staatstheater Mainz, Großes Haus, Mainz, Germany
Philharmonischen Staatsorchesters Mainz
conductor: Catherine Rückwardt
20 September 2008
11.00am
Overture Le Carnaval romain

Open Rehearsal
Town Hall, Auckland, New Zealand
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Hannu Lintu
20 September 2008
6.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Popejoy Hall, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
New Mexico Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Guillermo Figueroa
20 September 2008
7.00pm

pre-concert talk at 4.45
Symphonie fantastique Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO)
conductor: Andris Nelsons
20 September 2008
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Musikverein, Großer Saal, Vienna, Austria
Lucerne Festival Orchestra
conductor:
Claudio Abbado
20 September 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Staatstheater Mainz, Großes Haus, Mainz, Germany
Philharmonischen Staatsorchesters Mainz
conductor: Catherine Rückwardt
21 September 2008
11.00am
Symphonie fantastique (second movement)

Journée portes ouvertes
Salle Pleyel, Paris, France
Orchestre de Paris
conductor: Christoph Eschenbach
21 September 2008
2.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Popejoy Hall, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
New Mexico Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Guillermo Figueroa
21 September 2008
3.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

Journée portes ouvertes
Salle Pleyel, Paris, France
Orchestre de Paris
conductor: Christoph Eschenbach
21 September 2008
5.00pm
Around Berlioz’s "Romances" 

Musique au cœur des Musée
Musée Hector Berlioz, La Côte Saint-André, France
Céline Barcaroli (voice)
Tristan Manoukian (guitar)
21 September 2008
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Musikverein, Großer Saal, Vienna, Austria
Lucerne Festival Orchestra
conductor:
Claudio Abbado
21 September 2008 Harold en Italie
Cléopâtre
Die Glocke, Großer Saal, Bremen, Germany
Les Musiciens du Louvre
conductor: Marc Minkowski
Antoine Tamestit (viola)
Vesselina Kasarova (mezzo-soprano)
21 September 2008 Works unspecified

Open air concert
Château de Monthyon, Meaux, France
Orchestre de Flûtes Traversières Allegro
conductor: Eric Ledeuil
22 September 2008
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Symphony Center, Chicago, USA
Civic Orchestra of Chicago
conductor: Larry Rachleff
23 September 2008
8.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict Theater aan de Parade, ’s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Het Brabants Orkest
conductor: Enrico Delamboye
25 September 2008
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at 7.15
Overture Le Carnaval romain Municipal Theatre, Napier, New Zealand
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Hannu Lintu
25 September 2008 Symphonie fantastique

Benefit concert for two charities working for old people, Petits frères de pauvres and Adapei31
Halle aux Grains, Toulouse, France
Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse
conductor: Tugan Sokhiev
26 September 2008
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Regent on Broadway, Palmerston North, New Zealand
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Hannu Lintu
26 September 2008
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Kölner Philharmonie, Cologne, Germany
Hallé Orchestra Manchester
conductor: Mark Elder
26 September 2008
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été


Two Voices for Berlioz
10th Festival d’automne de Orgue et couleurs
Église Saint-Nom-de-Jésus, Montréal, Canada
Orchestre Métropolitain du Grand Montréal
conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Marianne Fiset (soprano)
Julie Boulianne (mezzo-soprano)
26 September 2008
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

Roman Festivals

Frauenthal Theater, Muskegon, MI, USA
West Shore Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Scott Speck
26 September 2008
8.30pm
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust) Auditorio Alfredo Kraus, Gran Canaria, Spain
Orquesta filarmonica de Gran Canaria
conductor: Pedro Halffter
27 September 2008
2.15pm
Les Nuits d’été Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Radio Kamer Filharmonie
conductor: Kees Bakels
Cécile de Boever (soprano)
Helena Rasker (alto)
Yves Saelens (tenor)
Jean-Francois Lapointe (baritone)
27 September 2008
6.00pm
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust) Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
conductor: Stéphane Denève
27 September 2008
7.30pm
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust) Fairfield Halls Concert Hall, Croydon, UK
Croydon Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Darrell Davison
27 September 2008
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Leeds Town Hall, Leeds, UK
Philharmonia Orchestra
conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
27 September 2008
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

Roman Festivals
Frauenthal Theater, Muskegon, MI, USA
West Shore Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Scott Speck
27 September 2008
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Memorial Auditorium, Wichita Falls, TX, USA
Wichita Falls Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Candler Schaffer
28 September 2008
4.00pm
Les Nuits d’été



Two Voices for Berlioz
Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Place des Arts, Montréal, Canada
Orchestre Métropolitain du Grand Montréal
conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Marianne Fiset (soprano)
Julie Boulianne (mezzo-soprano)
28 September 2008
4.00pm
La Mort d’Ophélie

Mélodies françaises 1850-1900
Salle Cortot, Paris, France
Orchestre de salon, Eugénie
conductor: Marc-Antoine Pingeon
28 September 2008
4.00pm

pre-concert lecture at 3.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall, Princeton, NJ, USA
Princeton Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Andrew Grams
28 September 2008
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Royal Festival Hall, London, UK
Philharmonia Orchestra
conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
28 September 2008 La Damnation de Faust (excerpts) Grosser Saal, Alte Oper, Frankfurt, Germany
Junge Deutsche Philharmonie
conductor: George Benjamin
29 September 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie Fantastique

Ballet set to Berlioz’s music
Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, France
Australian Ballet
choreography: Krzysztof Pastor
decors and costumes: Tatyana van Walsum
lighting: Jon Buswell
30 September 2008
7.30pm

pre-concert talk at 6.30
Les Nuits d’été



Two Voices for Berlioz
Église Saint-Sixte, Saint-Laurent, Québec, Canada
Orchestre Métropolitain du Grand Montréal
conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Marianne Fiset (soprano)
Julie Boulianne (mezzo-soprano)
30 September 2008
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA
UNLV Symphony Orchestra
conductor was not announced.
30 September 2008
8.00pm
Symphonie Fantastique

Ballet set to Berlioz’s music

Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, France
Australian Ballet
choreography: Krzysztof Pastor
decors and costumes: Tatyana van Walsum
lighting: Jon Buswell

August 2008    October 2008

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