Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique

Thu, Mar 29, 2018, 7:30 PM
Part of the series TŌN at Rose Theater
  • Conducted by Leon Botstein
    music director of The Orchestra Now and the American Symphony Orchestra
  • Walter Braunfels Fantastic Appearances of a Theme by Berlioz
    Berlioz Symphonie fantastique

MORE ABOUT THE MUSIC

Walter Braunfels Fantastic Appearances of a Theme by Berlioz
“This is a fairytale adventure full of drama. Its asymmetric theme travels from goofiness to mysteriousness to dreaminess.” –Jinn Shin, cello

Berlioz Symphonie fantastique
“One of my favorite pieces to play! It’s a five-movement story of morbid fantasies and characters.” –Kelly Mozeik, oboe

TIMINGS & CONCERT ORDER

Brief remarks by TŌN musician Coline Berland

Walter Braunfels Fantastic Appearances of a Theme by Berlioz
47 min

Intermission
20 min

Brief remarks by TŌN musician Dan Honaker

Hector Berlioz Symphonie fantastique
53 min

All timings are approximate.

MORE ABOUT THE ARTISTS

LEON BOTSTEIN, conductor
Leon Botstein brings a renowned career as both a conductor and educator to his role as music director of The Orchestra Now. He has been music director of the American Symphony Orchestra since 1992, artistic codirector of Bard SummerScape and the Bard Music Festival since their creation, and president of Bard College since 1975.
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Sample the Music

Walter Braunfels Fantastic Appearances of a Theme by Berlioz

Berlioz Symphonie fantastique

Photo by David DeNee

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