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Berlioz - Edition Du Bicentenaire / Colin Davis, London So


Release Date: 10/14/2003 
Label:  Lso Live   Catalog #: 46   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Petra LangSara MingardoBen HeppnerMark Stone,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony Chorus
Number of Discs: 12 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 11 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Sir Colin Davis's Berlioz recordings on LSO live have become one of the most widely acclaimed series of classical recordings in recent years. They have netted numerous accolades from around the world and reinforced Sir Colin's reputation as the greatest Berlioz interpreter. For the first time all six current releases in the series are available as part of the special box set edition, celbrating the bicentenary of the composer's birth. Sir Colin Davis's Berlioz recordings on LSO live have become one of the most widely acclaimed series of classical recordings in recent years. They have netted numerous accolades from around the world and reinforced Sir Colin's reputation as the greatest Berlioz interpreter. For the first time all six current releases in the series are available as part of the special box set edition, celbrating the bicentenary of the composer's birth. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Les troyens by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Petra Lang (Mezzo Soprano), Sara Mingardo (Alto), Ben Heppner (Tenor),
Mark Stone (Baritone), Bülent Bezdüz (Tenor), Roderick Earle (Bass),
Andrew Greenan (Bass), Leigh Melrose (Baritone), Toby Spence (Tenor),
Kenneth Tarver (Tenor), Stephen Milling (Bass), Tigran Martirossian (Bass),
Orlin Anastassov (Bass), Isabelle Cals (Mezzo Soprano), Guang Yang (Mezzo Soprano),
Alan Ewing (Bass), Peter Mattei (Baritone), Michelle DeYoung (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856-1858; France 
Date of Recording: 12/2000 
Venue:  Live  Barbican Center, London, England 
2. La damnation de Faust, Op. 24 by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Giuseppe Sabbatini (Tenor), Enkelejda Shkosa (Mezzo Soprano), Michele Pertusi (Bass),
David Wilson-Johnson (Bass)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Date of Recording: 10/2000 
Venue:  Live  Barbican Center, London, England 
3. Béatrice et Bénédict by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Susan Gritton (Soprano), Kenneth Tarver (Tenor), Enkelejda Shkosa (Mezzo Soprano),
Sara Mingardo (Alto), David Wilson-Johnson (Baritone), Dean Robinson (Bass),
Laurent Naouri (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1860-1862; France 
Date of Recording: 06/2000 
Venue:  Live  Barbican Center, London, England 
Notes: This work's overture is performed twice on this box set - the second time just by itself and not as part of the whole opera. 
4. Roméo et Juliette, Op. 17 by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Daniela Barcellona (Mezzo Soprano), Kenneth Tarver (Tenor), Orlin Anastassov (Bass)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; France 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Live  Barbican Center, London, England 
5. Harold en Italie, Op. 16 by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Tabea Zimmermann (Viola)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834; France 
Date of Recording: 02/2000 
Venue:  Live  Barbican Center, London, England 
6. Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14 by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; France 
Date of Recording: 09/2000 
Venue:  Live  Barbican Center, London, England 
7. Béatrice et Bénédict: Overture by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1860-1862; France 
Date of Recording: 06/2000 
Venue:  Live  Barbican Center, London, England 
Notes: This selection is performed twice on this box set - once by itself and also as part of the complete opera. 
8. Les troyens: Marche pour l'entrée de la reine by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856-1858; France 
Date of Recording: 12/2000 
Venue:  Live  Barbican Center, London, England 
9. Les troyens: Act 3 - Danse des esclaves by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856-1858; France 
Date of Recording: 12/2000 
Venue:  Live  Barbican Center, London, England 
10. Les troyens: Pas d'esclaves nubiennes by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856-1858; France 
Date of Recording: 12/2000 
Venue:  Live  Barbican Center, London, England 
11. Les troyens: Act 3 - Pas des almées by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856-1858; France 
Date of Recording: 12/2000 
Venue:  Live  Barbican Center, London, England 

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