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Year 2017 (December)

The table below lists the performances in chronological order. 

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1 Decembre 2017
8.30pm
Symphonie fantastique
Lélio ou le retour à la vie
Espace d’Albret, Nérac, France
Orchestre des Symphonistes d’Aquitaine
Ensemble Vocal du Conservatoire de Marmande (director: Marie-Claire Mestres)
conductor: Philippe Mestres
2 December 2017
7.30pm
Harold en Italie Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal, UK
Westmorland Orchestra
conductor: Richard Howarth
Steven Burnard (viola)
2 December 2017
8.00pm
Overture Le roi Lear Weill Hall at the Green Music Center, Santa Rosa, USA
Santa Rosa Symphony
conductor: Andrew Grams
3 December 2017
2.30pm

‘Orphée’, pre-concert talk by Simon Calamel on 2 Decembre at 5.00pm in Maison Jean Vilar
Orphée et Eurydice
(Gluck, Berlioz version (1859)

New production by Opéra Grand Avignon
Opéra Grand Avignon, Opéra Confluence, Avignon, France
Orchestre Régional Avignon-Provence
Chœur de l’Opéra Grand Avignon
Ballet de l’Opéra Grand Avignon
conductor: Roberto Forés Veses
Chorus master: Aurore Marchand
producer: Fanny Gioria
choreography: Eric Belaud
costumes Elza Briand
Orphée: Julie Robard-Gendre
Eurydice: Olivia Doray
Amour: Dima Bawab
3 December 2017
3.00pm
Overture Le roi Lear Weill Hall at the Green Music Center, Santa Rosa, USA
Santa Rosa Symphony
conductor: Andrew Grams
3 December 2017
4.30pm
Les Nuits d’été Grande Salle Pierre-Boulez, Philharmonie de Paris, France
Orchestre métropolitain de Montréal
conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Marie-Nicole Lemieux (contralto)
3 December 2017
6.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London, UK
Forest Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Marrk Shanahan
4 December 2017
8.00pm
Overture Le roi Lear Weill Hall at the Green Music Center, Santa Rosa, USA
Santa Rosa Symphony
conductor: Andrew Grams
5 December 2017
12.30pm
Recueil de romances
(25 songs for voice and guitar)
Auditorium niveau –2, Musée d’Orsay, Paris, France
Josep-Ramon Olivé (baritone)
Thibaut Garcia (guitar)
5 December 2017
8.30pm

‘Orphée’, pre-concert talk by Simon Calamel on 2 Decembre at 5.00pm in Maison Jean Vilar
Orphée et Eurydice
(Gluck, Berlioz version (1859)

New production by Opéra Grand Avignon
Opéra Grand Avignon, Opéra Confluence, Avignon, France
Orchestre Régional Avignon-Provence
Chœur de l’Opéra Grand Avignon
Ballet de l’Opéra Grand Avignon
conductor: Roberto Forés Veses
Chorus master: Aurore Marchand
producer: Fanny Gioria
choreography: Eric Belaud
costumes Elza Briand
Orphée: Julie Robard-Gendre
Eurydice: Olivia Doray
Amour: Dima Bawab
7 December 2017
7.30pm
Adieu des bergers à la sainte famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, UK
Choral Scholars of St Martin-in-the-Fields
conductor: Andrew Earis
8 December2017
7.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Suntory Hall, Tokyo
Japan Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Michiyoshi Inoue
8 December 2017
8.30pm
Symphonie fantastique Grande Salle Pierre-Boulez, Philharmonie de Paris, France
Orchestre philharmonique de Monte-Carlo
conductor: Yazuki Yamada
9 December 2017
2.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Suntory Hall, Tokyo
Japan Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: Michiyoshi Inoue
9 December 2017
7.00pm
Potępienie Fausta [La Damnation de Faust] Opera Nova Bydgoszcz, Bydgoszcz, Poland
Opera Nova Bydgoszcz Orchestra and chorus
director: Maciej Prus
conductor: Michał Klauza
chorus master: Henryk Wierzchoń
set designer: Arkadiusz Chrustowski
costume designer: Jagna Janicka
choreography: Jacek Przybyłowicz
Cast:
Faust: Łukasz Załęski
Margarita: Ewelina Rakoca-Larcher
Méphistophélès: Szymon Komasa/Adam Woźniak
Brander: Jacek Greszta
9 December 2017
7.00pm
Roméo et Juliette

ballet performance
Volksoper Wien, Vienna, Austria
Volksoper Wien Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Gerrit Prießnitz
choreography: Davide Bombana
Juliette: Maria Yakovleva
Roméo: Masayu Kimoto
La reine Mab: Rebecca Horner
Père Laurence: Roman Lazik
Mercutio: Alexander Kaden
Tybalt: Martin Winter*
Benvolio: Gleb Shilov
Annely Peebo (contrealto)
Szabolcs Brickner(tenor)
Yasushi Hirano (bass)

*Benvolio is a character in Shakespeare’s text’, but not in Berlioz’s music
9 December 2017
7.30pm
Adieu des bergers à la sainte famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
Leeds Town Hall, Leeds, UK
Leads Festival Chorus
Orchestra of Opera North
conductor: Simon Wright
10 December 2017
6.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Auditorium Rainer III, Monaco
Orchestre philharmonique de Monte-Carlo
conductor: Kazuki Yamada
10 December 2017
6.00pm
Potępienie Fausta [La Damnation de Faust] Opera Nova Bydgoszcz, Bydgoszcz, Poland
Opera Nova Bydgoszcz Orchestra and chorus
director: Maciej Prus
conductor: Michał Klauza
chorus master: Henryk Wierzchoń
set designer: Arkadiusz Chrustowski
costume designer: Jagna Janicka
choreography: Jacek Przybyłowicz
Cast:
Faust: Łukasz Załęski
Margarita: Ewelina Rakoca-Larcher
Méphistophélès: Szymon Komasa/Adam Woźniak
Brander: Jacek Greszta
11 December 2017
7.00pm
Potępienie Fausta [La Damnation de Faust] Opera Nova Bydgoszcz, Bydgoszcz, Poland
Opera Nova Bydgoszcz Orchestra and chorus
director: Maciej Prus
conductor: Michał Klauza
chorus master: Henryk Wierzchoń
set designer: Arkadiusz Chrustowski
costume designer: Jagna Janicka
choreography: Jacek Przybyłowicz
Cast:
Faust: Łukasz Załęski
Margarita: Ewelina Rakoca-Larcher
Méphistophélès: Szymon Komasa/Adam Woźniak
Brander: Jacek Greszta
12 December 2017
7.00pm
La Damnation de Faust

New production
Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Rome, Italy
Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma
with the participation of Boys Choir of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma
conductor: Daniele Gatti
director: Damiano Michieletto
chorus master: Roberto Gabbiani
set designer: Paolo Fantin
costume designer: Carla Teti
video: Roca Film
choreography: Chiara Vecchi
cast:
Faust: Pavel Černoch
Méphistophélès: Alex Esposito
Marguerite: Veronica Simeoni
Brander: Goran Jurić

in coproduction with Teatro Regio di Torino and Palau de Les Arts Reina SofÍa di Valencia
12 December 2017
7.30pm
L’Enfance du Christ St Wilfrid’s Hall, The Oratory, South Kensington, London, UK
Scherzo Ensemble
directed by Matthew O'Keeffe
Lucy Colquhoun (piano)
Narrator: Ben Smith
Mary: Hannah Poulsom
Joseph: Edward Jowle
King Herod: Geoff Williams
Father of the Family: Ossian Huckinston
Polydorus : Joey Edwards
Angels: Emily Jennings, Olivia Lewis, Bethany Horak-Hallett and Felicity Baden
12 December 2017
7.30pm
Roméo et Juliette

ballet performance
Volksoper Wien, Vienna, Austria
Volksoper Wien Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Gerrit Prießnitz
choreography: Davide Bombana
Juliette: Maria Yakovleva
Roméo: Masayu Kimoto
La reine Mab: Rebecca Horner
Père Laurence: Roman Lazik
Mercutio: Alexander Kaden
Tybalt: Martin Winter*
Benvolio: Gleb Shilov
Annely Peebo (contrealto)
Szabolcs Brickner(tenor)
Yasushi Hirano (bass)

*Benvolio is a character in Shakespeare’s text’, but not in Berlioz’s music
14 December 2017
7.30pm
L’Enfance du Christ Holy Trinity Church, Rotherhithe, London, UK
directed by Matthew O'Keeffe
Lucy Colquhoun (piano)
Narrator: Ben Smith
Mary: Hannah Poulsom
Joseph: Edward Jowle
King Herod: Geoff Williams
Father of the Family: Ossian Huckinston
Polydorus : Joey Edwards
Angels: Emily Jennings, Olivia Lewis, Bethany Horak-Hallett and Felicity Baden
14 December 2017
8.00pm
Les Nuits d’été Auditorium niveau -2, Musée d’Orsay, Paris, France
Le Concert de la Loge
conductor: Julien Chauvin
Anna Caterina Antonacci (soprano)
14 December 2017
8.00pm
La Damnation de Faust

New production
Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Rome, Italy
Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma
with the participation of Boys Choir of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma
conductor: Daniele Gatti
director: Damiano Michieletto
chorus master: Roberto Gabbiani
set designer: Paolo Fantin
costume designer: Carla Teti
video: Roca Film
choreography: Chiara Vecchi
cast:
Faust: Pavel Černoch
Méphistophélès: Alex Esposito
Marguerite: Veronica Simeoni
Brander: Goran Jurić

in coproduction with Teatro Regio di Torino and Palau de Les Arts Reina SofÍa di Valencia
16 December 2017
8.00pm
Symphonie fantastique Espace symphonique de Lévis, Lévis, Quebec, Canada
L’Orchestre symphonique de Lévis (OSL)
conductor: Gilles Auger
15 December 2017
7.30pm
Roméo et Juliette

ballet performance
Volksoper Wien, Vienna, Austria
Volksoper Wien Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Gerrit Prießnitz
choreography: Davide Bombana
Juliette: Maria Yakovleva
Roméo: Masayu Kimoto
La reine Mab: Rebecca Horner
Père Laurence: Roman Lazik
Mercutio: Alexander Kaden
Tybalt: Martin Winter*
Benvolio: Gleb Shilov
Annely Peebo (contrealto)
Szabolcs Brickner(tenor)
Yasushi Hirano (bass)

*Benvolio is a character in Shakespeare’s text’, but not in Berlioz’s music
16 December 2017
7.30pm
L’Enfance du Christ King's Chapel, KCL, The Strand, London, UK
directed by Matthew O'Keeffe
Lucy Colquhoun (piano)
Narrator: Ben Smith
Mary: Hannah Poulsom
Joseph: Edward Jowle
King Herod: Geoff Williams
Father of the Family: Ossian Huckinston
Polydorus : Joey Edwards
Angels: Emily Jennings, Olivia Lewis, Bethany Horak-Hallett and Felicity Baden
16 December 2017
10.00pm
Adieu des bergers à la sainte famille
(from L’Enfance du Christ)
St Nicholas Parish Church, North Walsham, UK
Boys and Men's Choir of St Nicholas, North Walsham
David Ballard (organ/conductor)
16 December 2017
7.00pm
Marche hongroise (from La Damnation de Faust) Missouri Theater, S. Joseph, MO, USA
St. Joseph Symphony
conductor: Rico McNeela
17 December 2017
4.30pm
La Damnation de Faust

New production
Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Rome, Italy
Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma
with the participation of Boys Choir of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma
conductor: Daniele Gatti
director: Damiano Michieletto
chorus master: Roberto Gabbiani
set designer: Paolo Fantin
costume designer: Carla Teti
video: Roca Film
choreography: Chiara Vecchi
cast:
Faust: Pavel Černoch
Méphistophélès: Alex Esposito
Marguerite: Veronica Simeoni
Brander: Goran Jurić

in coproduction with Teatro Regio di Torino and Palau de Les Arts Reina SofÍa di Valencia
17 December 2017
8.00pm
L’Enfance du Christ Berliner Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
conductor: Robin Ticciati
RIAS Kammerchor (director: Justin Doyle)
Sasha Cooke (mezzo-soprano)
Allan Clayton (tenor)
Jacques Imbrailo (baritone)
Christopher Purves (bass)
19 December 2017
7.00pm
Roméo et Juliette

ballet performance
Volksoper Wien, Vienna, Austria
Volksoper Wien Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Gerrit Prießnitz
choreography: Davide Bombana
Juliette: Maria Yakovleva
Roméo: Masayu Kimoto
La reine Mab: Rebecca Horner
Père Laurence: Roman Lazik
Mercutio: Alexander Kaden
Tybalt: Martin Winter*
Benvolio: Gleb Shilov
Annely Peebo (contrealto)
Szabolcs Brickner(tenor)
Yasushi Hirano (bass)

*Benvolio is a character in Shakespeare’s text’, but not in Berlioz’s music
19 December 2017
8.00pm
La Damnation de Faust

New production
Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Rome, Italy
Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma
with the participation of Boys Choir of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma
conductor: Daniele Gatti
director: Damiano Michieletto
chorus master: Roberto Gabbiani
set designer: Paolo Fantin
costume designer: Carla Teti
video: Roca Film
choreography: Chiara Vecchi
cast:
Faust: Pavel Černoch
Méphistophélès: Alex Esposito
Marguerite: Veronica Simeoni
Brander: Goran Jurić

in coproduction with Teatro Regio di Torino and Palau de Les Arts Reina SofÍa di Valencia
21 December 2017
8.00pm
La Damnation de Faust

New production
Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Rome, Italy
Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma
with the participation of Boys Choir of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma
conductor: Daniele Gatti
director: Damiano Michieletto
chorus master: Roberto Gabbiani
set designer: Paolo Fantin
costume designer: Carla Teti
video: Roca Film
choreography: Chiara Vecchi
cast:
Faust: Pavel Černoch
Méphistophélès: Alex Esposito
Marguerite: Veronica Simeoni
Brander: Goran Jurić

in coproduction with Teatro Regio di Torino and Palau de Les Arts Reina SofÍa di Valencia
22 December 2017
7.30pm
Roméo et Juliette

ballet performance
Volksoper Wien, Vienna, Austria
Volksoper Wien Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Gerrit Prießnitz
choreography: Davide Bombana
Juliette: Maria Yakovleva
Roméo: Masayu Kimoto
La reine Mab: Rebecca Horner
Père Laurence: Roman Lazik
Mercutio: Alexander Kaden
Tybalt: Martin Winter*
Benvolio: Gleb Shilov
Annely Peebo (contrealto)
Szabolcs Brickner(tenor)
Yasushi Hirano (bass)

*Benvolio is a character in Shakespeare’s text’, but not in Berlioz’s music
23 December 2017
6.00pm
La Damnation de Faust

New production
Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Rome, Italy
Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma
with the participation of Boys Choir of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma
conductor: Daniele Gatti
director: Damiano Michieletto
chorus master: Roberto Gabbiani
set designer: Paolo Fantin
costume designer: Carla Teti
video: Roca Film
choreography: Chiara Vecchi
cast:
Faust: Pavel Černoch
Méphistophélès: Alex Esposito
Marguerite: Veronica Simeoni
Brander: Goran Jurić

in coproduction with Teatro Regio di Torino and Palau de Les Arts Reina SofÍa di Valencia
27 December 2017
7.30pm
Roméo et Juliette

ballet performance
Volksoper Wien, Vienna, Austria
Volksoper Wien Orchestra and Chorus
conductor: Gerrit Prießnitz
choreography: Davide Bombana
Juliette: Maria Yakovleva
Roméo: Masayu Kimoto
La reine Mab: Rebecca Horner
Père Laurence: Roman Lazik
Mercutio: Alexander Kaden
Tybalt: Martin Winter*
Benvolio: Gleb Shilov
Annely Peebo (contrealto)
Szabolcs Brickner(tenor)
Yasushi Hirano (bass)

*Benvolio is a character in Shakespeare’s text’, but not in Berlioz’s music

November 2017

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