May 18–20, 2024

Berlioz' Symphonie fantastique

Berlioz paints a portrait of obsessive love with opium-fueled visions of cinematic realism, featuring haunting ballroom waltzes, a march to the guillotine, and maniacal witches’ dances. Opening the program, Debussy’s tone poem heaves with hazy sensuality, and violinist Carolin Widmann explores nature and love in works by Takemitsu and Chausson.

Program

Debussy: Prelude to an Afternoon of a Faun
Takemitsu: Far Calls. Coming, Far!
Chausson: Poème
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique

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Artists

Jun Märkl, Conductor
Carolin Widmann, Violin

 

This concert is part of Classical Series B

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