Winter / 2006 Concerts, Operas, Ballets

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Paris Opera - Palais Garnier, Paris Chatelet Music Theater,
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Champs-Elysées Concert Hall

8/11/2006 at 20:00
Katia and Marielle Labeque piano recital
Mozart: Sonata in D major K.284.
Schubert: Fantasy in F minor op. 103 D.940.
Ravel: Ma Mère l'Oye.
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue.
21.00 to 68.20 Euro

9/11/2006 at 20:00
Philippe Jaroussky recital
Ensemble Matheus conducted by Jean-Christophe Spinosi
With Philippe Jaroussky, countertenor
Vivaldi: Aria extracts from "Il Giustino", "Orlando Finto pazzo", "L'Olimpiade", "Ottone in Villa".
24.20 to 79.20 Euro

10/11/2006 à 20:00
Grigory Sokolov piano recital
Bach: French Suite No. 3 in B minor, BWV 814.
Beethoven: Sonata No. 17 in D minor op.31 No. 2 ‘The Tempest ‘
21.00 to 42.90 Euro

11/11/2006 to 17/12/2006.
The Little Price (Le Petit Prince)
Theatre for children
36.10 Euro

13/11/2006 at 20:00
Renaud Capuçon violin recital
Chamber Orchestra of Zurich conducted by Renaud Capuçon
Mozart: Rondo for violin and orchestra No. 2 in C major K373; Adagio for violin and orchestra in E major K.261; Concerto for violin and orchestra No.3 in G major K. 216.
Tchaikovsky: Serenade for strings in C minor op.48.
24.20 to 79.20 Euro

14/11/2006 at 20:00
Ben Heppner recital
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Lothar Koenigs
Wagner: Tristan and Isolde (Prelude and Liebestod) "Ein Schwert verhiesst mir der Vater" (extract from Die Walkyrie) ; "Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond" (extract from Die Walkyrie); Chevauchée des Walkyrie; "Dass er mein Vater nicht ist" (extract from Siegfried); "Selige Ode auf sonniger Höh!" (extract from Siegfried); "Brünnhilde, heilige Braute" (extract from Twilight of the Gods; Finale of Twilight of the Gods (in orchestral version).
33.00 to 128.00 Euro

16/11/2006 at 20:00
Stabat Mater of Pergolesi, composed in 1736. Ensemble Matheus conducted by Jean-Christophe Spinosi with Sandrine Piau, soprano, Sara Mingardo, contralto.
25.30 to 90.20 Euro.

18/11/2006 at 20:00
Münchner Philharmoniker conducted by Christian Thielemann
Pfitzner: Three preludes from opera Palestrina.
Bruckner: Symphony No.7 in E major A. 109.
30.80 to 10300 Euro

19/11/2006 at 17:00
Lamoureux Orchestra conducted by Yutaka Sado
Sibelius - Grieg
Sibelius: Symphony No.2 in D major op.43.
Grieg: Concerto for piano and orchestra in A minor op.16.
20.00 to 44.00 Euro.

20/11/2006 à 20:00
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano recital
Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninov, Debussy, Scriabine, Messiaen, Ligeti : twelve Etudes.  Schumann : Symphonic Etudes op.13
21,00 € to 68,20 €

22/11/2006 at 20:00
Ensemble Orchestral de Paris conducted by Claudio Scimone with Marita Paparizou, mezzo-soprano.
Gioacchino Rossini: Overture of Barber of Seville.
Antonio Salieri: "Tempesta", overture of opera Europa riconosciuta.
Antonio Vivaldi: Arias of Orlando Furioso: "Dal profondo, cieco mondo"; "Vorresti amor da me"; "Volero, chiamero dal profondo". Giacomo Puccini: I Crisantemi. Ottorino Respighi: Il tramonto, for mezzo-soprano and orchestra; Gli Uccelli, suite for orchestra.
9.70 to 55.00 Euro.

23/11/2006 at 20:00
Barry Douglas piano recital
Camerata Ireland
Mozart: Concerto for piano and orchestra No.12 in A major K. 414; Concerto for piano and orchestra No.27 in B flat major K. 595; Concerto for piano and orchestra No.25 in C major K.503.
21.00 to 71.50 Euro.

27/11/2006 at 20:00
Marie-Nicole Lemieux, alto
Ensemble Orchestral de Paris conducted by John Nelson.
Schubert: Rosamunde, overture D. 644.
Berlioz: Les nuits d'été op.7, six melodies for mezzo-soprano and orchestra on poems by Théophile Gautier.
Schubert: "Du bist die Ruhe" D. 776 (orchestration by Anton Webern); "Nacht und Traüme" D. 827 and "An die Musik" D . 547 (orchestration by Max Reger); "Trout" D.550 (orchestration by Benjamin Britten).
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A major op.92.
24.20 to 79.20 Euro.

01/12/2006 at 20:00
Beethoven: Symphonies No. 1, 2 and 3
Orchestre du XVIIIe Siecle conducted by Frans Brüggen
25.30 à 90.00 Euro.
Beethoven: Symphony n°1 in C major op.21; Symphony No.2 in D major op.36; Symphony n°3 in E flat major op.55 "Sinfonia Eroica".

02/12/2006 at 20:00
Beethoven: Symphonies No. 4 and 5
Orchestre du XVIIIe Siecle conducted by Frans Brüggen
Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B flat major op.60; Symphony No.5 in C major op.67.
25.30 to 90.00 Euro.

03/12/2006 at 17:00
Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 6 and 7
Orchestre du XVIIIe Siecle conducted by Frans Brüggen
Beethoven: Symphony No.6 in F major op.68 "Pastorale"; Symphony No.7 A major op.92.
25.30 to 90.00 Euro.

04/12/2006 at 20:00
Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 8 and 9
Orchestre du XVIIIe Siecle conducted by Frans Brüggen
Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F major op.93; Symphony No.9 in D major op.125. With Rebecca Nash (soprano), Wilke te Brummelstroete (mezzo-soprano), Marcel Beekman (tenor), David Wilson-Johnson (bass).
25.30 to 90.00 Euro.

05/12/2006 at 20:00
Requiem of Mozart (5th December is the anniversary of Mozart’s death)
Ensemble Matheus. Choeur Melisme conducted by Jean-Christophe Spinosi
Mass in D minor in two parts, K. 626 (1791). With Karina Gauvin (soprano), Marie-Nicole Lemieux (alto), Pavol Breslik (tenor), Robert Gleadow (bass).
28.60 to 100.00 Euro.

06/12/2006 at 20:00
Artemis Quartet and Leif ove Andsnes, piano.
Brahms: String Quartet No. 2 in A minor op.51 No.2.
Schoenberg: Six short piano pieces op.19.
Webern: Five movements for string quartet op.5.
Brahms: Quintet for piano and strings in F minor op.34
21.00 to 68.20 Euro.

07/12/2006 at 20:00
France National Orchestra conducted by Danièle Gatti, with Ruth Ziesak, soprano.
Franz Schubert: Symphony No.5.
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No.4
26.50 to 71.00 Euro.

09/12/2006 at 20:00
Mikhail Rudy, piano recital.
Chopin: Nocturne in C sharp minor op.27 No. 1; Nocturne in D flat major op.27 No. 2; Sonata No. 2 op.35.
Brahms: Intermezzi op.117 ; Klavierstücke op.118 and op.119.
21.00 to 68.20 Euro.

11/12/2006 at 20:00
Hélène Grimaud, piano recital
Orchestra and choir of the Gulbenkian Foundation conducted by Lawrence Foster.
Beethoven: Choral Fantasy for piano, choir and orchestra in C minor op.80; "Choral Fantasy"; piano concerto No. 5 in E flat major op.73 "Empror".
Stravinsky: Persephone, melodrama in three parts by André Gide.
28.60 to 100.00 Euro.

12/12/2006 at 20:00
Sumi Jo Recital
Montpellier National Orchestra conducted by Alain Altinoglu with Sumi Jo, soprano
Bellini: "O rendetemi... Qui la voce sua soave" (I Puritani); "Oh quante volte" (I Puritani).
Donizetti: "Il dolce suono... Ardono gl'incensi" (Lucia di Lammermoor).
Offenbach: Olympia’s aria from Tales of Hoffmann.
Bellini : "Ah se una volta sola" (La Sonnambula); "Ah non credea... Ah non giunge uman pensiero" (La Sonnambula).
Thomas: "A vos jeux mes amis" from Hamlet.
25.30 to 90.00 Euro.

13/12/2006 at 20:00
Elisabeth Leonskaja, piano recital.
Beethoven: Sonata No. 2 in A major op.2 No.2; Sonata No. 32 in C minor op.111.
Tchaikovsky: Sonata No. 2 in G major op.37 " Grand Sonata ".
21.00 to 68.20 Euro.

14/12/2006 at 20:00
France National Orchestra conducted by Bernard Haitink, with Matthias Goerne, baritone.
"Shostakovitch, Eros et Larmes".
Matthias Goerne - Bernard Haitink
Dimitri Shostakovitch: Suite composed on Michelangelo Buonarroti’s verses; Symphony No.15
26.50 to 71.00 Euro.

15/12/2006 at 20:00
Magdalena Kozena, mezzo-soprano recital
Concerto Armonico conducted by Giovanni Antonini
Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach: Symphony in D major W.138/1.
Mozart: extracts from Cosi fan tutte (" Per pietà", aria di Fiordiligi; "E amore un ladroncello", aria di Dorabella; "In uomini, in soldati", aria di Despina); extracts from La Clemenza di Tito ("Deh per questo" , "parto, parto", arie di Sesto; "Non piu di fiori", aria de Vitellia); Symphony No. 40 in G minorK.550.
28.60 to100.00 Euro.

17/12/2006 at 20:00
Vienna Ensemble
Mozart: Divertimento in D major K. 136; String Quartet in F major K. 158; Divertimento in F major K. 138; Divertimento in D major K. 334. With Rainer Honeck (first violin), Raimund Lissy (second violin), Peter Götzel (alto), Josef Niederhammer (double bass), Wolfgang Tomböck and Thomas Jöbstl (horn).
19.00 to 57.20 Euro.

18/12/2006 at 20:00
Recital Vivica Genaux, mezzo-soprano
La Cetra - Attilio Cremonesi
Handel: Water Music, suite No.1 HWV 348; "Fammi combattere" ( Orlando); "Sta nell'ircana" (Alcina); "L'aure che spira tiranno e fiero" - "Cara speme" - "Svegliatevi nel core " (Giulio Cesare). - Hasse: "Se mia speranza" - "Vaghi rai " - "Ti lascio" (Arminio); "Fra quest 'ombre" - Di quell'acciaro al lampo" (Solimano).
25.30 to 90.00 Euro.

19/12/2006 at 20:00
Bach: Weihnachtsratorium
25.30 to 90.00 Euro.

20/12/2006 at 20:00
Handel’s Messiah
Music directed by Paul Kuentz
33.00 to 66.00 Euro.

22/12/2006 at 20:00
Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano and Peter Mattei, baritone
Mahler Chamber Orchestra conducted by Daniel Harding.
Two great lyric performers will revisit the 1950's American musical repertoire with works by Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Leonard Bernstein, Cole Porter.
28.60 to100.00 Euro.

28/12/2006 to 07/01/2007
Contemporary Dance with Sylvie Guillem and Russel Maliphant (choreography)
"Solo", interpreted by Sylvie Guillem on music by Carlos Montoya. - "Shift", interpreted by Russel Maliphant on music by Shirley Thompson. - "Two", interpreted by Sylvie Guillem on music by Andy Cowton. "Push", interpreted by Sylvie Guillem and Russel Maliphant on music by Andy Cowton.
Voice off: Barbara Gelhorn.
27.50 to103.00 Euro.



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