Symphonie fantastique
Mar 4 - Mar 8, 2022
Symphonie Fantastique


Estonian conductor Paavo Järvi leads a program of passionate and colorful works featuring Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique, a five-movement portrait of romantic obsession, replete with a witches’ sabbath, a guillotine and opium-induced hallucinations. Chopin’s dazzling First Piano Concerto features Benjamin Grosvenor, hailed by Gramophone magazine as possibly “the most remarkable young pianist of our time.”

Friday, March 4, 2022
8:00 PM
Saturday, March 5, 2022
8:00 PM
Tuesday, March 8, 2022
7:30 PM
Roman Carnival Overture
Piano Concerto No. 2
Symphonie fantastique

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