Mon August 25, 2014
The Obsessive Love That Fueled Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique
A symphonic self portrait that premiered in 1830 has become one of the most-performed works in the orchestral repertoire. WRTI’s Susan Lewis discusses this epitome of romantic program music with conductor Michael Tilson Thomas.
On Sunday, August 25th at 1 PM, WRTI's Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert broadcast features Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique and Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2 with soloist Helene Grimaud. Michael Tilson Thomas conducts. Explore an interactive feature about the Berlioz's work here.