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5 June 2017
Devant la maison…
(Sérénade de Méphistophélès, from La Dammation de Faust)
Wigmore Hall, London
Nahuel di Pierro (bass)
Alphonse Cemin (piano)

Further information: Rosenblatt Recitals
11 June 2017
Symphonie fantastique Assembly Hall, Worthing
Worthing Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Dominic Grier
14 June 2017
Symphonie funèbre et triomphale York Minster, York
York University Symphony Orchestra
York University Choir
conductor: Peter Seymour
14 July 2017
La Captive
(version for voice, cello, and piano)
Wigmore Hall, London
Ailish Tynan (soprano)
Alasdair Tait (cello)
James Baillieu (piano)
16 July 2017
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust) Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool
Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Orchestra
conductor: Simon Emery
19 July 2017
Symphonie fantastique

BBC Proms 2017
Royal Albert Hall, London
BBC Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Joshua Weilerstein
24 July 2017
Overture Le Carnaval romain

BBC Proms 2017
Royal Albert Hall, London
BBC Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Andrew Davis
8 August 2017
La Damnation de Faust

BBC Proms 2017
Royal Albert Hall, London
Trinity Boys Choir
Monteverdi Choir
National Youth Choir of Scotland
Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner
Michael Spyres: Faust
Ann Hallenberg: Marguerite
Ashley Riches: Brander
20 August 2017
La Damnation de Faust

Edinburgh International Festival
Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland
Hallé Orchestra
Edinburgh Festival Chorus (chorus master: Christopher Bell)
Gentlemen of the Hallé Choir (chorus master: Matthew Hamilton)
conductor: Sir Mark Elder
Michèle Losier (Marguerite)
Michael Spyres (Faust)
Laurent Naouri (Méphistophélès)
David Soar (Brander)
16 September 2017
Discovery Day: Faust in Music (see below)
London Symphony Orchestra Discovery Day
Barbican Centre, London
contributors including LSO Chorus Director Simon Halsey
Sir Simon Rattle will rehearse the LSO and the London Symphony Chorus in Berlioz’s La Damnation de Faust.
17 September 2017

19 September 2017

concert on 17 September will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3
La Damnation de Faust Barbican Hall, London
London Symphony Orchestra
London Symphony Chorus
conductor: Simon Rattle
chorus master: Simon Halsey
Karen Cargill (Marguerite)
Bryan Hymel (Faust)
Gerald Finlay (Mephistophélès)
Florian Boesch (Brander)

Further information: London Symphony Orchestra
11 March 2018
Les Nuits d’été Barbican Hall, London
London Symphony Orchestra
conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner
Ann Hallenberg (mezzo-soprano

Further information: London Symphony Orchestra)
12 May 2018

pre-concert talk, by George Kennaway at 6.45pm
La Damnation de Faust Town Hall, Leeds
Orchestra of Opera North
Leeds Festival Chorus Leeds Philharmonic Chorus
Opera North Children’s Chorus
conductor: Simon Wright
Rachel Kelly (mezzo soprano)
David Butt Philip (tenor)
David Soar (baritone)
Ashley Riches (bass)

Further information: Leeds Town Hall
3 June 2018 Symphonie fantastique Royal Festival Hall, London
Philharmonia Orchestra
conductor: Paavo Jäarvi

Further information: Philharmonia Orchestra

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