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Composer: Berlioz, Hector (1803-1869)

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GothenburgHelene Grimaud, Artist in residence

Salonen, Ravel, Berlioz
Gothenburg Symphony; Lionel Bringuier; Hélène Grimaud

BonnLeonore and Marguerite

Boisselot, Paer, Berlioz, Cherubini, Beethoven
David Stern; Karine Deshayes; Opera Fuoco

Hong KongA National Day Celebration

Nie, Guo Wenjing, Berlioz
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra; Long Yu; Junqiao Tang

LondonDiscovery Day: Faust in Music

Berlioz: The Damnation of Faust (La Damnation de Faust)
London Symphony Orchestra; Sir Simon Rattle

LondonThe Damnation of Faust

Berlioz: The Damnation of Faust (La Damnation de Faust)
Sir Simon Rattle; Karen Cargill; Bryan Hymel; Florian Boesch; Gerald Finley
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Prom 31: An intoxicating La Damnation de Faust

An unapologetic treat at the Proms and a composition of immediate appeal.
****1
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Prom 13: a warm, if fatiguing, tribute to Sir Malcolm Sargent

Sir Andrew Davis led the BBC SO in a recreation of Sir Malcolm Sargent's 500th Prom, a lengthy programme that failed to inspire.
***11
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BBCSO finds common threads in Berlioz, Rebel and Dusapin

An inspired piece of programming illustrates the continuities in angst-filled works from the Baroque, Romantic and contemporary eras.
****1
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Hallucinatory Symphonie fantastique from Cleveland Orchestra

The Cleveland Orchestra’s first evening of the season at the Blossom Music Center also included a performance of Beethoven’s Second Symphony that was both sparkling and appropriately dramatic.
****1
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Rosenblatt bows out in style with a fine recital from Nahuel di Pierro

It's typical that in the last concert in a series that has lasted seventeen years, we had a recital from a talented young singer with a growing reputation, a Rosenblatt classic.
****1
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