Symphonie Fantastique

A pair of vibrant works by the super-romantic French composer Hector Berlioz gives the season a dazzling launch! Sir Andrew Davis conducts not only his masterpiece—the gripping and highly imaginative Symphonie fantastique—but also a scintillating selection from its sequel, Lélio, in which he paid homage to his literary hero, William Shakespeare. An intriguing “concerto for orchestra” by the distinguished Québécois composer Jacques Hétu, commissioned by the TSO and premièred in 2006, completes the program. (Pictured: Sir Andrew Davis)

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Concert Dates

Symphonie Fantastique September 20, 2018 8PM

A pair of vibrant works by the super-romantic French composer Hector Berlioz gives the season a dazzling launch! Sir Andrew Davis conducts not only his masterpiece—the gripping and highly imaginative Symphonie fantastique—but also a scintillating selection from its sequel, Lélio, in which he paid homage to his literary hero, William Shakespeare. An intriguing “concerto for orchestra” by the distinguished Québécois composer Jacques Hétu, commissioned by the TSO and premièred in 2006, completes the program. (Pictured: Sir Andrew Davis)

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Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 8:00pm

Program

Berlioz: Fantasy on Shakespeare’s The Tempest [14']
Hétu: Variations concertantes (TSO Commission) [20']
Intermission
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique [49']

Performers

Toronto Mendelssohn Choir

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

Symphonie Fantastique September 21, 2018 7:30PM

A pair of vibrant works by the super-romantic French composer Hector Berlioz gives the season a dazzling launch! Sir Andrew Davis conducts not only his masterpiece—the gripping and highly imaginative Symphonie fantastique—but also a scintillating selection from its sequel, Lélio, in which he paid homage to his literary hero, William Shakespeare. An intriguing “concerto for orchestra” by the distinguished Québécois composer Jacques Hétu, commissioned by the TSO and premièred in 2006, completes the program. (Pictured: Sir Andrew Davis)

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Friday, September 21, 2018 - 7:30pm

Program

Berlioz: Fantasy on Shakespeare’s The Tempest [14']
Hétu: Variations concertantes (TSO Commission) [20']
Intermission
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique [49']

Performers

Toronto Mendelssohn Choir

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

Symphonie Fantastique September 22, 2018 8PM

A pair of vibrant works by the super-romantic French composer Hector Berlioz gives the season a dazzling launch! Sir Andrew Davis conducts not only his masterpiece—the gripping and highly imaginative Symphonie fantastique—but also a scintillating selection from its sequel, Lélio, in which he paid homage to his literary hero, William Shakespeare. An intriguing “concerto for orchestra” by the distinguished Québécois composer Jacques Hétu, commissioned by the TSO and premièred in 2006, completes the program. (Pictured: Sir Andrew Davis)

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Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 8:00pm

Program

Berlioz: Fantasy on Shakespeare’s The Tempest [14']
Hétu: Variations concertantes (TSO Commission) [20']
Intermission
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique [49']

Performers

Toronto Mendelssohn Choir

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

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