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Aurora Orchestra - BBC Proms - Symphonie Fantastique (from memory)

  • Imperial College Road London, England, SW7 2AP United Kingdom (map)

Berlioz Symphonie fantastique (from memory)

Mathew Baynton actor
Nicholas Collon conductor

A diabolical witches’ sabbath, a riotous ball, a march to the scaffold and an unrequited passion make up the hallucinatory narrative of Berlioz’s Symphonie fantasique. Inspired by the composer’s own romantic infatuation with a young actress, the score is a vivid fantasy full of tragedy and passion, a work teeming with orchestral drama – by turns gorgeous and grotesque. We perform this imaginative work from memory, in a specially devised production incorporating elements of design, lighting and choreography, as well as Berlioz’s own words about his music.

Orchestral Theatre staging concept by Aurora Orchestra.

Performance 1: 7.00pm
Performance 2: 10.15pm

Tickets and more info: https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/r3j38g/by/date/2019/09/12

Earlier Event: September 10
Aurora Orchestra - Saffron Hall
Later Event: September 29
Faust Chamber Orchestra - Hatfield House