Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

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Year 2009 (January)

The table below lists the performances in chronological order.

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January

2 January 2009
9.00pm
Marche hongroise
(from La Damnation de Faust)

Concert dAny Nou [New Year Concert]
Auditòrium de Palma de Mallorca, Palma, Spain
Orquestra Simfònica de Balears "Ciutat de Palma"
conductor: Philippe Bender
3 January 2009
7.30pm
Roméo Seul, Grande Fêtes chez Capulets
(from Roméo et Juliette)
Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon, UK
Wiltshire and Swindon Youth Orchestra
conductor: Gerald Cornelius
4 January 2009
4.00pm
Roméo Seul, Grande Fêtes chez Capulets
(from Roméo et Juliette)
Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon, UK
Wiltshire and Swindon Youth Orchestra
conductor: Gerald Cornelius
4 January 2009 Symphonie funèbre et triomphale


XVII Concerto della Speranza  [Concert of Hope]
Palauditorium Karol Wojtyla, Montescaglioso, Matera, Italy
Rocco D’ambrosio di Montescaglioso
Polifonica Rosa Ponselle (director: Giuseppe Ciaramella)
conductor: Giovanni Pompeo
6 January 2009
3.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

Dreikönigskonzert der SHW-Bergkapelle
[SHW-Bergkapelle’s Epiphany Concert]
Stadthalle, Aalen, Germany
SHW-Bergkapelle
conductor: Philip Walford
6 January 2009 La Damnation de Faust

Sung in French with German surtitles

Semperoper, Dresden, Germany
Staatsopernchor Sinfoniechor Dresden e.V.
Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
Kinderchor
producer: Keith Warner
sets: David Fielding
costumes: Emma Ryott
lighting: Jan Seeger
conductor: Patrick Fournillier
chorus master: Matthias Brauer
choreographer: Nora Sitges-Sardà, Claudi Bombardó
Anke Vondung (Marguerite)
Vinson Cole (Faust)
Kristinn Sigmundsson (Méphistophélès)
Jacques-Greg Belobo (Brander)
Christiane Hossfeld (Voix Céleste)
7 January 2009
8.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Teatro Valli, Reggio Emilia, Italy
Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai
conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
9 January 2009
7.30pm
Harold en Italie Lincoln Theatre, Miami Beach, FL, USA
New World Symphony
conductor: Robert Spano
Reid Harris (viola)
10 January 2009
7.30pm
Songs (unspecified)

(probably Les Nuits d’été complete or a selection)

Songs for All Seasons
Watson Chamber Music Hall, Winston-Salem, NC, USA
Glenn Siebert (tenor)
Janine Hawley (mezzo-soprano)
Allison Gagnon (piano)
10 January 2009
7.30pm
Harold en Italie Lincoln Theatre, Miami Beach, FL, USA
New World Symphony
conductor: Robert Spano
Reid Harris (viola)
10 January 2009 Benvenuto Cellini

 

New production

Staatstheater Nürnberg, Nürnberg, Germany
Staatstheater Nürnberg Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Guido Johannes Rumstadt
Chorus master: Edgar Hykel
producer and choreographer: Laura Scozzi
sets: Barbara de Limburg
cast:
Benvenuto Cellini: Christopher Lincoln / Jean-Francis Monvoisin
Giacomo Balducci: Rainer Zaun
Fieramosca: Melih Tepretmez
Teresa: Hrachuhí Bassénz
Ascanio: Jordanka Milkova / Anna Alàs i Jové
Pape Clément VII Guido Jentjens
Francesco: Kalle Koiso-Kanttila
Bernardino: Vladislav Solodyagin
Pompeo: Jeong-Kyu Kim
11 January 2009
3.00pm
Harold en Italie Lincoln Theatre, Miami Beach, FL, USA
New World Symphony
conductor: Robert Spano
Reid Harris (viola)
11 January 2009
4.00pm
Les Nuits d’été


Concert du Nouvel An [New Year Concert)
Basilique Saint-Denys d’Argenteuil, Argenteuil, France
Orchestre du Conservatoire
conductor: Béatrice Maffei
Noëlle Thibon (mezzo-soprano)
11 January 2009 La Damnation de Faust

Sung in French with German surtitles

Semperoper, Dresden, Germany
Staatsopernchor Sinfoniechor Dresden e.V.
Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
Kinderchor
producer: Keith Warner
sets: David Fielding
costumes: Emma Ryott
lighting: Jan Seeger
conductor: Patrick Fournillier
chorus master: Matthias Brauer
choreographer: Nora Sitges-Sardà, Claudi Bombardó
Anke Vondung (Marguerite)
Vinson Cole (Faust)
Kristinn Sigmundsson (Méphistophélès)
Jacques-Greg Belobo (Brander)
Christiane Hossfeld (Voix Céleste)
14 January 2009
3.00pm
La ronde des animaux

Poetry by Baudelaire, Brassens, La Fontaine, and Prévert

Music by Berlioz, Debussy, Joseph Kosma, Offenbach and Rossini
Espace Maurice Béjart, Verneuil-sur-Seine, France
A programme of poetry and music 
for children of 11 years old and above
with Françoise Krief, Estelle Boin, George Mathieu, 
Véronique Joulin, Julien Mouchel, Laurent Clergeau
stage manager: Frédéric Bang-Rouhet
14 January 2009
8.00pm
La Mort d’Ophelie
Zaïde

Presented by Friends of Chamber Music of Miami
Wertheim Performing Arts Center, Florida International University, West Miami-Dade, USA
Kate Lindsey (mezzo-soprano)
Ken Noda (piano)
15 January 2009
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

A Roman Holiday
Memorial Hall, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
North Carolina Symphony
conductor: Michael Christie
16 January 2009
7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonia
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Dmitri Slobodeniouk
16 January 2009
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été City Halls Grand Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Olari Elts
Kate Royal (soprano)
16 January 2009
8.00pm

Take Note discussion conducted by Neal Gittleman at 7.00 in the Mead Theatre
Overture Le Carnaval romain Schuster Center, Dayton, OH, USA
Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Neal Gittleman
16 January 2009
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

A Roman Holiday
Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
North Carolina Symphony
conductor: Michael Christie
17 January 2009
7.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
conductor: Olari Elts
Kate Royal (soprano)
17 January 2009
8.00pm

Take Note discussion conducted by Neal Gittleman at 7.00 in the Mead Theatre
Overture Le Carnaval romain




Festa Italiana!
Schuster Center, Dayton, OH, USA
Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Neal Gittleman
17 January 2009
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

A Roman Holiday
Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
North Carolina Symphony
conductor: Michael Christie
17 January 2009
8.00pm

pre-concert talk at 7.00
Scène d’amour (from Roméo et Juliette) Victory Theatre, Evansville, IN, USA
Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Alfred Savia
17 January 2009
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain 

Festa Italiana!
Granada Theatre, Santa Barbara, California, USA
Santa Barbara Symphony
conductor: Nir Kabaretti
18 January 2009
3.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Granada Theatre, Santa Barbara, California, USA
Santa Barbara Symphony
conductor: Nir Kabaretti
18 January 2009
4.00pm
Mélodies (unspecified) Opéra national de Lyon, Lyon, France
Anna Caterina Antonacci (mezzo-soprano)
Donald Sulzen (piano)
18 January 2009
4.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center, Chillicothe, MO, USA
Kansas City Symphony
conductor: Steven Jarvi
18 January 2009 Benvenuto Cellini

 

New production

Staatstheater Nürnberg, Nürnberg, Germany
Staatstheater Nürnberg Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Guido Johannes Rumstadt
Chorus master: Edgar Hykel
producer and choreographer: Laura Scozzi
sets: Barbara de Limburg
cast:
Benvenuto Cellini: Christopher Lincoln / Jean-Francis Monvoisin
Giacomo Balducci: Rainer Zaun
Fieramosca: Melih Tepretmez
Teresa: Hrachuhí Bassénz
Ascanio: Jordanka Milkova / Anna Alàs i Jové
Pape Clément VII Guido Jentjens
Francesco: Kalle Koiso-Kanttila
Bernardino: Vladislav Solodyagin 
Pompeo: Jeong-Kyu Kim
20 January 2009
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, USA
The Curtis Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Christoph Eschenbach
21 January 2009
8.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

(Liszt transcription)
Salle Molière, Lyon, France
Giovanni Bellucci (piano)
22 January 2009
7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Kennedy Center, Concert Hall, Washington, DC, USA
National Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Emmanuel Krivine
22 January 2009
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Teatro monumental, Madrid, Spain
Orquesta sinfónica de la Radio Television española
conductor: George Pehlivanian
Zandra McMaster (mezzo-soprano)
23 January 2009
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Teatro monumental, Madrid, Spain
Orquesta sinfónica de la Radio Television española
conductor: George Pehlivanianr
Zandra McMaster (mezzo-soprano)
23 January 2009
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Kennedy Center, Concert Hall, Washington, DC, USA
National Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Emmanuel Krivine
23 January 2009
8.30pm
Villanelle
Le Spectre de la rose
L’Île inconnue

(from Les Nuits d’été)
Auditorium, Lyon, France
Orchestre national de Lyon
conductor: Michel Plasson
Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano)
24 January 2009
6.00pm
Villanelle
Le Spectre de la rose
L’Île inconnue

(from Les Nuits d’été)
Auditorium, Lyon, France
Orchestre national de Lyon
conductor: Michel Plasson
Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano)
24 January 2009
7.30pm
L’Enfance du Christ Cadogan Hall, London, UK
Choir of London and Orchestra
conductor: Sir Colin Davis
soloists:
Nicholas Muroy (Narrator)
Catherine Hopper (Mary)
Alex Ashworth (Joseph)
George Humphreys (Herod)
Jonathan Saunders (Polydorus / Father)
Andrew Staples (Centurion)
24 January 2009
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

152nd Anniversary Concert
Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, USA
The Philadelphia Orchestra
conductor: Christoph Eschenbach
24 January 2009
7.45pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Ravensbourne School, Bromley, UK
Bromley Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Adrian Brown
24 January 2009
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Kennedy Center, Concert Hall, Washington, DC, USA
National Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Emmanuel Krivine
24 January 2009
8.00pm
Choral excerpts from:

LEnfance du Christ
Lélio
Le Ballet des ombres
La Mort dOphélie
Benvenuto Cellini
Les Troyens
La Damnation de Faust

concert devoted to works by Berlioz and Fauré
Théâtre Molière, Sète, France
Chœurs de lOpéra National de Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon
conductor: Noëlle Geny
24 January 2009
8.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict

Stories from Shakespeare
Peace Center Concert Hall, Greenville, USA
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Edvard Tchivzhel
24 January 2009
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Umstattd Hall, McKinley High School, Canton, OH, USA
Canton Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Gerhardt Zimmermann
25 January 2009
3.00pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict

Stories from Shakespeare
Peace Center Concert Hall, Greenville, USA
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Edvard Tchivzhel
25 January 2009
6.00pm
Scène damour (from Roméo et Juliette) Neckar Forum, Esslingen am Neckar, Germany
Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart des SWR
conductor: Andrey Boreyko
28 January 2009
8.00pm
Mélodies (unspecified) Salle Favart, Opéra-Comique, Paris, France
Natalie Manfrino (soprano)
Bertrand Chamayou (piano)
28 January 2009 Benvenuto Cellini

 

New production

Staatstheater Nürnberg, Nürnberg, Germany
Staatstheater Nürnberg Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Guido Johannes Rumstadt
Chorus master: Edgar Hykel
producer and choreographer: Laura Scozzi
sets: Barbara de Limburg
cast:
Benvenuto Cellini: Christopher Lincoln / Jean-Francis Monvoisin
Giacomo Balducci: Rainer Zaun
Fieramosca: Melih Tepretmez
Teresa: Hrachuhí Bassénz
Ascanio: Jordanka Milkova / Anna Alàs i Jové
Pape Clément VII Guido Jentjens
Francesco: Kalle Koiso-Kanttila
Bernardino: Vladislav Solodyagin
Pompeo: Jeong-Kyu Kim
29 January 2009
7.30pm
Overture Le Corsaire Royal Festival Hall, London, UK
Philharmonia Orchestra
conductor: Tugan Sokhiev
29 January 2009
8.00pm
Chasse royale et orage (from Les Troyens) Theater aan de Parade, ’s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Het Brabants Orkest
conductor: Alan Buribayev
31 January 2009
2.30pm

pre-concert talk by Agnès Terrier
Marche dIsly
Marche marocaine

Both by Léopold de Meyer; orch: Berlioz

First orchestral performance of Marche dIsly since 1846
Opéra Comique, Paris, France
Orchestre Ostinato
conductor: Jean-Luc Tingaud

See also comments by Pierre-René Serna
and Michel Austin on Marche dIsly 
31 January 2009
8.15pm
Chasse royale et orage (from Les Troyens) Muziekcentrum Frits Philips, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Het Brabants Orkest
conductor: Alan Buribayev

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