Archive of performances of Berlioz’s music around the world

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Year 2009 (March)

The table below lists the performances in chronological order. 

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March

1 March 2009
11.00am
Arias from operas (unspecified)

Les P’tits dimanches ensoleillés
Centre culturel de Sorel-Tracy, Sorel-Tracy, Québec, Canada
Lise Brunelle (mezzo-soprano)
probably with piano accompaniment
1 March 2009
2.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth, TX, USA
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Jean-Claude Casadesus
1 March 2009 L’Enfance du Christ

New production

Opéra de Toulon Provence Mediterranée, Toulon, France
Orchestra and Chorus of the Opéra de Toulon Provence Mediterranée
conductor: Laurent Petitgirard
producer Frédéric Andrau
costumes: Luc Londiveau
lighting and video: Ivan Mathis
Avi Klemberg (narrator, a centurion)
Blandine Staskiewicz (Marie)
Thomas Dolié (Joseph, Polydorus)
Paul Gay (Hérode)
Jean-Marie Frémeau (père de famille)
3 March 2009 Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust) Aula der Realschule Dinklage, Dinklage, Germany
Luftwaffenmusikkorps 3 Münster
conductor: Timor Oliver Chadik
6 March 2009
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Royal Festival Hall, London, UK
London Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
6 March 2009
7.30pm
Overture Les Francs-Juges Brangwyn Hall, Swansea, Wales, UK
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
conductor: Thierry Fischer
6 March 2009
9.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Teatro Peón Contreras Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico
Yucatan Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Juan Carlos Lomónaco
7 March 2009
2.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Pershore Abbey, Pershore, Worcestershire, UK
Worcester Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Neil Aston
7 March 2009
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Brighton Dome, Brighton, UK
London Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
7 March 2009
7.30pm
Overture Le Corsaire Cranmer Methodist Church, Wolverhampton, UK
Wolverhampton Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Peter Morris
7 March 2009
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Central Theatre, Chatham, UK
City of Rochester Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Anthony Halstead
7 March 2009
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain St George’s Bristol, Bristol, UK
Bristol Music Club Orchestra
conductor: William Goodchild
8 March 2009
11.00am
Phantastische Erscheinungen eines Themas von Berlioz für großes Orchester

[Fantastic Appearances of a Theme by Hector Berlioz for large orchestra]

composer: Walter Braunfels (1882-1954)

[The theme is from La Damnation de Faust
Chanson de Méphistophélès, “Une puce gentille …”]
Liederhalle, Beethovensaal, Stuttgart, Germany
Staatsorchester Stuttgart
conductor: Manfred Honeck
8 March 2009
3.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Benaroya Hall, Seattle, USA
Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Stephen Rogers Radcliffe
8 March 2009
7.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, USA
New York Philharmonic
conductor: Lorin Maazel

9 March 2009
7.30pm

Phantastische Erscheinungen eines Themas von Berlioz für großes Orchester

[Fantastic Appearances on a Theme by Hector Berlioz for large orchestra]

composer: Walter Braunfels (1882-1954)

[The theme is from La Damnation de Faust
Chanson de Méphistophélès, “Une puce gentille …”]
Liederhalle, Beethovensaal, Stuttgart, Germany
Staatsorchester Stuttgart
conductor: Manfred Honeck
9 March 2009
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Symphony Center, Chicago, USA
New York Philharmonic
conductor: Lorin Maazel
12 March 2009
7.30pm

pre-concert talk at 6.15pm
"To Hell and Back"

La Damnation de Faust Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO)
City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus & Youth Chorus
conductor: Ludovic Morlot
Ruxandra Donose (Marguerite)
Jean-Pierre Furlan (Faust)
Nicholas Cavallier (Méphistophélès)
Jonathan Lemalu (Brander)
12 March 2009
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Flint Center, Cupertino, CA, USA
San Francisco Symphony
conductor: James Conlon
12 March 2009
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire

The programme includes also music by Beethoven, Brahms, Elgar, Mahler, Mozart and Schutz

Sir Roger Norrington 75th Birthday Celebrations
Liederhalle, Beethovensaal, Stuttgart, Germany
Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Sir Roger Norrington
programme presented by Frank Elstner
12 March 2009
8.15pm
Symphonie fantastique De Harmonie, Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Noord Nederlands Orkest
conductor: Arild Remmereit
12 March 2009
8.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain
Symphonie fantastique
Auditorium, Lyon, France
Orchestre national de Lyon
conductor: Jun Märkl
13 March 2009
9.45am

(abridged production for school children)

Les Orages désirés

New production

Romantic opera about the life of Berlioz
Libretto by Christian Wasselin
Music by Gérard Condé

premiered on 22 November 2003
Opéra d’Avignon, Avignon, France
Orchestre Lyrique de Région Avignon-Provence
conductor: Jean-Luc Tingaud
director: Sugeeta Fribourg
Berlioz: Anne Rodier
Nanci: Anne Lecoutour
Mother: Nathalie Espalier
Estelle: Txelin Victorès Benavente
Father: Florian Westphal
Colonel Marmion: Jean Goyetche
Corsino: Jean-Michel Caune
13 March 2009
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire

The programme includes also music by Beethoven, Brahms, Elgar, Mahler, Mozart and Schutz

Sir Roger Norrington 75th Birthday Celebrations
Liederhalle, Beethovensaal, Stuttgart, Germany
Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Sir Roger Norrington
programme presented by Frank Elstner
13 March 2009
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique De Lawei, Drachten, Netherlands
Noord Nederlands Orkest
conductor: Arild Remmereit
14 March 2009
6.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain
Symphonie fantastique
Auditorium, Lyon, France
Orchestre national de Lyon
conductor: Jun Märkl
14 March 2009
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique TCU Place, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Saskatoon Youth Orchestra
conductor: Yariv Aloni
14 March 2009
7.30pm
Harold en Italie Stopsley Baptist Church, Stopsley, Luton, UK
Luton Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Uwe Rado
Christopher Wolfe (viola)
14 March 2009
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA
San Francisco Symphony
conductor: James Conlon
14 March 2009
8.00pm
Les Orages désirés

New production

Romantic opera about the life of Berlioz
Libretto by Christian Wasselin
Music by Gérard Condé

premiered on 22 November 2003
Opéra d’Avignon, Avignon, France
Orchestre Lyrique de Région Avignon-Provence
conductor: Jean-Luc Tingaud
director: Sugeeta Fribourg
Berlioz: Anne Rodier
Nanci: Anne Lecoutour
Mother: Nathalie Espalier
Estelle: Txelin Victorès Benavente
Father: Florian Westphal
Colonel Marmion:  Jean Goyetche
Corsino: Jean-Michel Caune
14 March 2009
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Salle Claude-Champagne,Université de Montréal, Montréal, Canada
Orchestre symphonique des Jeunes de Montréal
conductor: Louis Lavigueur
14 March 2009
8.15pm
Symphonie fantastique De Oosterpoort, Groningen, Netherlands
Noord Nederlands Orkest
conductor: Arild Remmereit
14 March 2009 Overture Rob Roy E. J. Thomas Hall, Akron, OH, USA
Akron Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Daniel Hege
14 March 2009 Roméo et Juliette (excerpts) Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, USA
The Pasadena Symphony
conductor: Jorge Mester
15 March 2009
3.00pm
Te Deum Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
North Carolina Master Chorale
Raleigh Boychoir
Accompanied by a large orchestra
conductor: Alfred E. Sturgis
Wade Henderson (tenor)
Susan McClaskey Lohr (organ)
16 March 2009
7.30pm

Recorded for broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 18 March at 7.00pm

Overture Le Corsaire

The programme includes also music by Beethoven, Brahms, Elgar, Mahler, Mozart and Schutz

Sir Roger Norrington 75th Birthday Celebrations
Royal Festival Hall, London, UK
Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
The Schutz Choir of London
conductor: Sir Roger Norrington
programme presented by Sir Nicholas Kenyon
17 March 2009
7.30pm

pre-concert talk before each concert - David Curtis in conversation with soloists, composers and the audience

post-concert Conversation Club taking place in the Circle Bar 15 minutes after the end of the performance
Les Nuits d’été

arr. Mathews

Civic Hall, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK
Orchestra of the Swan
conductor: David Curtis
17 March 2009
8.00pm
Songs (unspecified)

Songs of the Irish Poets
Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center, Manhattan, New York, USA
presented by the New York Festival of Song
with piano accompaniment
18 March 2009
8.30pm
La Damnation de Faust Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, Italy
Naples Teatro San Carlo Orchestra
Naples Teatro San Carlo Chorus
Naples Teatro San Carlo Children’s Chorus
conductor: George Pehlivanian
director: Jean Kalman
Sonia Ganassi, mezzo-soprano (Marguerite)
José Bros, tenor (Faust)
Erwin Schrott, bass-baritone (Méphistophélès)
Maurizio Lo Piccolo, bass (Brander)
19 March 2009
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Benaroya Hall, Seattle, USA
Seattle Symphony
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
19 March 2009
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Festsaal, Rathauses St. Johann, Saarbrücken, Germany
Orchestre Symphonique SaarLorraine
conductor: Götz Hartmann
Judith Braun (mezzo-soprano)
19 March 2009
8.15pm
Les Nuits d’été Auditorium Pollini, Padova, Italy
Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto
conductor: Alexander Shelley
Clara Mouriz (mezzo-soprano)
20 March 2009
6.00pm
La Damnation de Faust Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, Italy
Naples Teatro San Carlo Orchestra
Naples Teatro San Carlo Chorus
Naples Teatro San Carlo Children’s Chorus
conductor: George Pehlivanian
director: Jean Kalman
Sonia Ganassi, mezzo-soprano (Marguerite)
José Bros, tenor (Faust)
Erwin Schrott, bass-baritone (Méphistophélès)
Maurizio Lo Piccolo, bass (Brander)
20 March 2009
7.00pm
Simfonia fantastică
[
Symphonie fantastique]
Filarmonica Banatul Timisoara, Timisoara, Romania
Orchestra filarmonicii (Orchestra simfinica)
conductor: Louis Lavigueur
20 March 2009
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Benaroya Hall, Seattle, USA
Seattle Symphony
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
20 March 2009
8.00pm
Songs (unspecified)

Recital to benefit the Art Song Festival at Baldwin-Wallace College
Kulas Musical Arts Building, Gamble Auditorium, Berea, Ohio, USA
Isabel Bayrakdarian (soprano)
Serouj Kradjian (piano)
20 March 2009
8.15pm
Les Nuits d’été Auditorium Pollini, Padova, Italy
Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto
conductor: Alexander Shelley
Clara Mouriz (mezzo-soprano)
21 March 2009
7.30pm
Songs (unspecified) St. Andrew’s Place, Sudbury, Canada
Pamela Teed (mezzo-soprano)
Charlene Biggs (piano)
21 March 2009
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Benaroya Hall, Seattle, USA
Seattle Symphony
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
22 March 2009
2.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Benaroya Hall, Seattle, USA
Seattle Symphony
conductor: Leonard Slatkin
22 March 2009
2.30pm
Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict St. Stephens Episcopal Church, Seattle, USA
Philharmonia Northwest
conductor: Roupen Shakarian
22 March 2009
3.00pm
Béatrice et Bénédict (selection) Théâtre Municipal, Colmar, France
Orchestre symphonique de Mulhouse
conductor: Emmanuel Joel-Hornak
stage director, decor, costume and lighting: Philippe Arlaud
with artists of the Opéra Studio (formerly Jeunes Voix du Rhin)
22 March 2009
3.00pm
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust) BREC Independence Park Theatre, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Baton Rouge Concert Band
conductor: Sheily Bell
22 March 2009
4.00pm
Symphonie funèbre et triomphale Église de Clary, Clary, France
Harmonie Est-Cambrésis
Orchestre d’harmonie de Cambrai
conductor: Ferdinand Dhaussy
22 March 2009
5.00pm
La Damnation de Faust Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, Italy
Naples Teatro San Carlo Orchestra
Naples Teatro San Carlo Chorus
Naples Teatro San Carlo Children’s Chorus
conductor: George Pehlivanian
director: Jean Kalman
Sonia Ganassi, mezzo-soprano (Marguerite)
José Bros, tenor (Faust)
Erwin Schrott, bass-baritone (Méphistophélès)
Maurizio Lo Piccolo, bass (Brander)
24 March 2009
8.00pm
Béatrice et Bénédict (selection) Théâtre Municipal, Colmar, France
Orchestre symphonique de Mulhouse
conductor: Emmanuel Joel-Hornak
stage director, decor, costume and lighting: Philippe Arlaud
with artists of the Opéra Studio (formerly Jeunes Voix du Rhin)
24 March 2009
8.30pm
La Damnation de Faust Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, Italy
Naples Teatro San Carlo Orchestra
Naples Teatro San Carlo Chorus
Naples Teatro San Carlo Children’s Chorus
conductor: George Pehlivanian
director: Jean Kalman
Sonia Ganassi, mezzo-soprano (Marguerite)
José Bros, tenor (Faust)
Erwin Schrott, bass-baritone (Méphistophélès)
Maurizio Lo Piccolo, bass (Brander)
25 March 2009
2.30pm

pre-concert talk before each concert - David Curtis in conversation with soloists, composers and the audience

post-concert Conversation Club taking place in the Circle Bar 15 minutes after the end of the performance
Les Nuits d’été

arr. Mathews

Town Hall, Birmingham, UK
Orchestra of the Swan
conductor: David Curtis
25 March 2009
8.00pm
La Damnation de Faust (excerpts)

and other unspecified works
Concert Hall, John F Kennedy Center, Washington DC, USA
Frederica von Stade (mezzo-soprano)
Samuel Ramey (bass-baritone)
Martin Katz (piano)
25 March 2009
9.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Teatro Fraschini, Pavia, Italy
George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Christian Mandeal
26 March 2009
6.00pm
La Damnation de Faust Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, Italy
Naples Teatro San Carlo Orchestra
Naples Teatro San Carlo Chorus
Naples Teatro San Carlo Children’s Chorus
conductor: George Pehlivanian
director: Jean Kalman
Sonia Ganassi, mezzo-soprano (Marguerite)
José Bros, tenor (Faust)
Erwin Schrott, bass-baritone (Méphistophélès)
Maurizio Lo Piccolo, bass (Brander)
26 March 2009
7.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain California Theatre, San Jose, CA, USA
Symphony Silicon Valley
conductor: George Cleve
26 March 2009
8.00pm
Béatrice et Bénédict (selection) Théâtre Municipal, Colmar, France
Orchestre symphonique de Mulhouse
conductor: Emmanuel Joel-Hornak
stage director, decor, costume and lighting: Philippe Arlaud
with artists of the Opéra Studio (formerly Jeunes Voix du Rhin)
26 March 2009
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain

Benefit concert for the Red Cross
Philharmonie, Grand Auditorium, Luxembourg
Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg
conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
26 March 2009
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Hayes Hall, Philharmonic Center for the Arts, Naples, Florida, USA
Naples Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Jorge Mester
27 March 2009
6.00pm
«La symphonie dramatique, une trouvaille signée Berlioz»

A talk given by Francis Albou in connection with the performance of La Damnation de Faust at the Manège de Reims on 29 March

Caisse dEpargne, Reims, France

27 March 2009
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Salle Pleyel, Paris, France
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France
conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
27 March 2009
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Palais des Beaux-Arts, Salle Henry Le Bœuf, Brussels, Belgium
Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg
conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
27 March 2009
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Hayes Hall, Philharmonic Center for the Arts, Naples, Florida, USA
Naples Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Jorge Mester
27 March 2009
8.30pm
Symphonie fantastique

 Bologna Festival 2009

Teatro Manzoni, Bologna, Italy
Filarmonica George Enescu
conductor: Cristian Mandeal
28 March 2009
11.00am
Symphonie fantastique Maison de Radio France, Salle Olivier Messiaen, Paris, France
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France
conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
28 March 2009
7.30pm
Symphonie fantastique De Montfort Hall, Leicester, UK
Bardi Orchestra
conductor: Claus Efland
28 March 2009
7.30pm
Songs (unspecified)

Budapest Spring Festival
Franz Liszt Music Academy, Budapest, Hungary
Philippe Jaroussky (counter-tenor)
Jérôme Ducros (piano)
28 March 2009
8.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, Canada
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Evan Mitchell
28 March 2009
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain California Theatre, San Jose, CA, USA
Symphony Silicon Valley
conductor: George Cleve
28 March 2009
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Hayes Hall, Philharmonic Center for the Arts, Naples, Florida, USA
Naples Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Jorge Mester
28 March 2009
8.00pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain Memorial Hall, Plymouth, MA
Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Steven Karidoyanes
29 March 2009
11.00am
Overture Le Carnaval romain Congresshall, Saarbrücken, Germany
Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg
conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
29 March 2009
2.00pm
Overture Le Corsaire Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, Canada
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Evan Mitchell
29 March 2009
2.00pm
Works unspecified

Music for Families
Recommended for ages 7 and older
Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA
San Francisco Symphony
conductor: Edwin Outwater
narrator: Lemony Snicket
29 March 2009
2.00pm

concert prelude at 1.00pm

Overture Le Carnaval romain Hayes Hall, Philharmonic Center for the Arts, Naples, Florida, USA
Naples Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Jorge Mester
29 March 2009
2.30pm
Overture Le Carnaval romain California Theatre, San Jose, CA, USA
Symphony Silicon Valley
conductor: George Cleve
29 March 2009
2.30pm
La Damnation de Faust Manège de Reims, Reims, France
Orchestre OstinatO
Musicians of the Orchestre du Grand Théâtre de Reims
Chœur Nicolas de Grigny (director: Jean-Marie Puissant)
Maîtrise de Reims
conductor: Jean-Luc Tingaud
Marie Gautrot: Marguerite
Luca Lombardo: Faust
Nicolas Courjal: Méphistophèles
Marc Souchet: Brander
29 March 2009
3.00pm

pre-concert Lecture at 2.15
Overture Le Corsaire
Symphonie fantastique

Summit Symphony Winter Concert
Summit High School, Summit, New Jersey, USA
Summit Symphony Orchestra
conductor: James Sadewhite
29 March 2009
3.00pm
Symphonie fantastique The Assembly Hall, Worthing, UK
Worthing Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Ian McCrae
29 March 2009
6.30pm
Works unspecified Teatro Sybaris, Comune di Castrovillari, Italy
Trio “César Cui ”:
   Iride Varani (flute)
   Mariella Veltri (violin)
   Francesca Infante (piano)
30 March 2009
8.00pm

pre-concert talk in Komponistenfoyer at 7.30
La Reine Mab
Scène d
amour

(from Roméo et Juliette)

Dortmund Konzerthaus, Dortmund, Germany
Dortmunder Philharmonike
conductor: Ivan Meylemans
31 March 2009
8.00pm

pre-concert talk in Komponistenfoyer at 7.30
La Reine Mab
Scène d
amour

(from Roméo et Juliette)

Dortmund Konzerthaus, Dortmund, Germany
Dortmunder Philharmonike
conductor: Ivan Meylemans
31 March 2009
9.00pm
La Damnation de Faust Théâtre de Suresnes Jean Vilar, Suresnes, France
Orchestre OstinatO
Musicians of the Orchestre du Grand Théâtre de Reims
Chœur Nicolas de Grigny (director: Jean-Marie Puissant)
conductor: Jean-Luc Tingaud
Marie Gautrot: Marguerite
Luca Lombardo: Faust
Nicolas Courjal: Méphistophèles
Marc Souchet: Brander

February 2009   April 2009

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