Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Salle Pleyel 2010-2011

Laurent Bayle and his very competent collaborators announced the content of the 2010-2011 program at la Salle Pleyel.


It will soon be available on their web-site. Meanwhile, below you can find my extensive selection of the events proposed in the program.

See also the fully updated 2010-2011 program @ the Opéra National de Paris (ONP)
UPDATE: The same but official list is available on the ONP website.

[skip the typos please -- typed it all ultra-fast]

Opera and more Operatic stuff:
  • Sept 27: René Jacobs comes back with his Freiburger Barockorchester (in 2009 I loved their Magic Flute). This time it will be Cosi fan tutte (Alexandrina Pendatchanska as Fiordiligi, MC. Chappuis, Sunhae Im, Johannes Weisser, Magnus Staveland and Marcos Fink) 
  • Sept 28: L'Enfance du Christ by Berlioz conducted by Laurence Equilbey (Paul Groves, Veselina Kassarova, Laurent Naouri)
  • Nov 30:  Stabat Mater by Pergolesi with Anna Caterina Antonacci, Sara Mingardo, and The English Concert conducted by Harry Bicket
  • Feb 11: Sandrine Piau, Topi Lehtipuu, Andrew Foster-Williams, with Hervé Niquet conducting Le Concert Spirituel (Die Schöpfung by Haydn)
  • Mar 6: William Christie and his Les Arts Florissants, together with Emmanuelle De Negri, Ed Lyon, Alain Buet for Anacréon & Pygmalion by Rameau
  • Mar 31: Tristan und Isole [Act 2] - Irene Theorin, Gary Lehman, Iris Vermillion, Donnie Ray Albert, together with the Orchestre de Paris lead by Christof Eschenbach
  • Apr 9: La Resurezzione by Handel, Concentus Musicus Wien lead by Nikolaus Harnoncourt, the soloists: Roberta Invernizzi and Toby Spence
  • Apr 15: Ariane et Barbe-Bleue by Paul Dukas with OPRF lead by Jean Deroyer (young talent!!!) and the soloists: Emmanuelle De Negri, Béatrice Uria-Monzon, Delphine Haidan, Nocolas Cavallier, Andréa Hill
  • May 17: Samson et Dalila, with Olga Borodina, Ben Heppner, AND with Tugan Sokhiev conducting his Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse
  • Jun 25: Gurre-Lieder by Schoenberg, Czech Philharmonic Chori from Brno, Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg conducted by Marc Albrecht; the soloists: Christiane Iven, Lance Ryan, Yvonne Naef & Barbara Sukowa narrating
  • Sept 22 and 23: Susan Graham with Bertand de Billy (Webern, Chausson, Dutilleux)
  • Oct 5, Elina Garanca and the Latvian National Orchestra -- Gypsy songs (Bizet, de Falla...)
  • Oct 26: Camerata Salzburg and Thomas Quasthoff (Mozart program + Haydn)
  • Nov 5: Bryn Terfel and the Munich Radio Orchestra (Bad boys of the Opera)
  • Nov 26: Angelika Kirchschlager and Kammerorchesterbasel conducted by Paul McCreesh (Schubert/lieder/, Brahms)
  • Dec 19: Cecilia Bartoli and La Scintilla Orchestra (Handel and his rivals)
  • Feb 12: Anna Caterina Antonacci with Sir John Eliot Gardiner and Orch. National de France (Berlioz/Cléopatre & Stravinsky/Petrushka)
  • Mar 15: Anne Schwanewilms [our fav] with Orchestre Nat. de Lille (Wagner, Strauss/4LL)
  • Mar 29: Roberto Alagna and Lang Lang (tba)
  • Apr 26: Anna Netrebko [our fav] will sing the arias by G.B. Pergolesi and other italian baroque composers
  • May 16: Sylvie Valayre and Jean-Philippe Lafont + Orchestre Colonne (Kremski & Wagner)

Special Orchestral moments
  • Oct 20: Luzern Festival Orchestra and his awesomeness Claudio Abbado (Symphony #9 by Mahler)
  • Nov 2: New York Philharmonic and Alan Gilbert (Strauss, Wagner and Brahms)
  • Nov 3: Toulouse National Orchestra with a superb conductor: Tugan Sokhiev (Rachmaninov, Mussorgsky)
  • Nov 14: London Symphony Orchestra with Sir Colin Davis and the violinist Nikolaj Znaider (Mendelssohn, Brahms)
  • Nov 27: Alan Gilbert and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France (OPRF) together with Yvonne Naef (Zemlinsky and Schoenberg)
  • Dec 3: Daniel Harding [our fav] will conduct the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France and the fantastic soloists, Christine Brewer and Peter Mattei (Webern, Berg, Zemlinsky)
  • Dec 11, 12, 13: The Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra with Valery Gergiev:  Mahler Symphonies 2, (1, 5), (4, 6)
  • Jan 7: Manfred Honeck is coming to conduct  OPRF + Tedi Papavrami (Beethoven, Berg, Brahms)
  • Jan 18, 19: Chamber Orchestra of Europe lead by Bernard Haitink (Beethoven's Symph: 8, 5, and 2, 3)
  • Jan 29: Czech Symphony Orchestra lead by Eliahu Inbal (Symphony #10 by Mahler) + Thomas Hampson (Kindertotenlieder)
  • Jan 30, 31 Losa Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra with Gustavo Dudamel (Adams, Bernstein, Beethoven, and Mahler's #9)
  • Feb 5, 6: Staatskapelle Berlin and our fave Daniel Barenboim (Bartok, Tchaikovsky)
  • Feb 14: The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra with his awesomeness Mariss Jansons and immensely talented Leif Ove Andsnes (Mozart, Bruckner)
  • Feb 28: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig with always great Riccardo Chailly + Leonidas Kavakos (Dvorak)
  • Mar 5: Budapest Festival Orchestra  with Ivan  Fischer (SENSATIONAL!) and our fave Petra Lang (Liszt, Wagner)
  • Mar 26, 27, 28: London Symphony Orchestra with Valery Gergiev (Mahler 7, 3, 10 & 9)
  • Apr 19: Georges Prêtre to conduct the Paris Opera Orchestra (Brahms, Poulenc, Ravel)
  • May 10: The Russain National Orchestra lead by Mikhail Pletnev and w Vadim Repin (Prokofiev, Shostakovich/9)
  • May 21: West-Eastern Divan Orchestra & Daniel Barenboim (Mahler/10 and Beethoven/3)
  • May 30, 31: San Francisco Symphony with Michael Tilson Thomas conducting, and Christian Tetzlaff (Cowell, Mendelssohn, Beethoven/5), and Laura Claycomb, Katarina Karneus (Mahler/2)
  • Jun 18, 19: London Symphony Orchestra with Bernard Haitink & Murray Perahia (Schumann, Bruckner/4) 
Soloists and less soloists
  • Oct 16, 17:  Quatuor Ébène (Fauré, Frank, Ravel) - EXCELLENT: the only quartet to make it through to Pleyel. Congrats guys!
  • Nov 9: Yundi Li, piano concert (all Chopin) WATCH OUT
  • Dec 4: Vadim Repin and Boris Berezovsky (Prokofiev, Janacek and Ravel)
  • Dec 5: Evgeny Kissin (Chopin and Schumann)
  • Dec 14: Incredible Yuja Wang (Schumann, Scriabin, Chopin)
  • Jan 13: Janine Jansen [w  Orchestre de Paris] (Britten, Berlioz, Ravel) 
  • Jan 14: Hilary Hahn [w OPRF] (Copland, Menotti, Dvorak)
  • Feb 15: Itzhak Perlman and Rohan De Silva (Mozart, Beethoven, Stravinsky) 
  • Mar 13: Nikolai Lugansky [w Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin] (Blacher, Rachmaninov, Beethoven)
  • Mar 14: Murray Perahia (Bach, Beethoven, Schubert)
  • Mar 19, 20: Yuja Wang and quintet from the Berliner Philharmoniker (Schubert, Brahms, Dvorak, Mozart)
  • Mar 21: Lang Lang (Beethoven, Albeniz, Prokofiev) 
  • Apr 2: Lang Lang & Herbie Hancock (Berlioz, Dvorak, Vaughan Williams. Gershwin)
  • Apr 11: Nelson Freire (Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Prokofiev, Liszt)
  • May 3: Hilary Hahn and Valentina Lisitsa (Kreisler, Beethoven, Ives, Bach, Antheil)
  • May 11: Radu Lupu [our fav] (Schumann)
  • May 12: Janune Jansen and Itamar Golan (Schubert, Brahms, Debussy, Messiaen, Ravel)
  • May 20: Alexandre Tharaud (Mozart) w OPRF (Shostakovich/11)
  • May 25: Leif Ove Andsnes (Brahms) w Orchestre de Paris (Dvorak/7)
  • May 26: Julia Fischer  (Dvorak) w teh Luxembourg Symp. Orch (Stravinsky/Petrushka)
  • Jun 7: Rafal Blechaz (Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Szymanowski)
Orchestre de Paris and...
  • Sept 15, 16: Soile Isokoski, Juha Uusitalo and The Estonian National Male Choir for the first concert with the new musical director of the Orchestre de Paris - Paavo Jarvi (Dukas, Sibelius)  
  • Sept 22, 23: Susan Graham with Bertand de Billy (Webern, Chausson, Dutilleux)
  • Sept 30: Christoph von Dohnanyi (Bartok, Dvorak, + creation: Con brio by Joerg Widmann)
  • Oct 14: Vadim Repin and maestro Paavo Jarvi (Dukas, Sain-Saens, Rachmaninov)
  • Nov 4: Elisabeth Leonskaya and Paavo Jarvi conducting (Sibelius, Grieg, Part)
  • Nov 24, 25: M.J. Pires and D. Bismuth(piano) + singers: Marita Solberg, Renata Pokupic, Maximilian Schmitt, Nahuel Di Pierro (Haydn and Mozart)
  • Dec 1, 2: Gil Shaham [enormous violin talent], and an excellent young conductor Dmitri Slobodeniouk (Liadov, Prokofiev, Stravinsky)
  • Dec 9: Yuja Wang + a young slovak conductor Juraj Valcuha [to discover!] (Weber, Rachmaninov, Strauss)
  • Jan 12: Denis Matsuev and Antoine Tamestit with Paavo Jarvi conducting (Tchaikovsky, Berlioz, Ravel)
  • Feb 10: Matthias Goerne sings  Fauré, maestro Jarvi conducts
  • Mar 1: Daniel Barenboim [piano] + Omer Meir Wellber [Barenboim's assistant conductor]  (Wagner/Sieg.Idyll, Liszt, Mendelssohn)
  • Mar 24: Lang Lang and Christoph Eschenbach conducting (Prokofiev, Beethoven + Shostakovich Sy.#5)
  • Jun 8, 9: Esa-Pekka Salonen and David Fray (debussy, Ravel, Beethoven/7) 
  • Jun 15, 16: Kazuki Yamada [HUGELY talented very young conductor!] and Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Glinka,  Khachaturian, Tchaikovski/6)
  • June 29, 30: Gianandrea Noseda (Borodine), Elena Zhidkova (Prokofiev) and Viktoria Mullova (Sibelius)
'Rare' stuff...
  • Nov 6: Ensemble Modern Orchestra with Pierre Boulez (Montovani, Joneleit, Staud and Schoenberg)
  • Nov 12: SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg with Sylvain Cambreling (Lachenmann and Bruckner)
  • Jan 29: OPRF and a very good conductor Andrey Boreyko (Zemlinsky's La petite Sirène)
  • Feb 25: OPRF lead by Myung-Whun Chung with Pierre-Laurent Aimard (Messiaen, Dukas, Ravel) 
  • March 8: Chen Reiss and Daniel Johanssen, together with the KlangVerwaltung chorus and Orchestra from Munich (Haydn's Seasons) 
  • April 1: OPRF lead by Leonard Slatkin and the soloists Indra Thomas, Nora Gubisch, Kim Begley, Jonathan Lemalu (Michael Tipett -- A Child of Our Time)+ Nemanja Radulovic  (Britten, Barber)  
  • Jun 24: OPRF and  Myung-Whun Chung (Dusapin - new work!!!) + Leonidas Kavakos (Brahms)


  1. Anna Netrebko will be back to Salle Pleyel. Looking forward to getting full details

  2. I see I was a bit late but the information wasn't entirely useless.