Thursday, March 26, 2020
Philharmonia Fantastique is a virtuosic concerto for orchestra and animated film. The piece zooms inside orchestral instruments to discover how sound is made and brings the instrument families together in a spectacular, pulsing finale.
Mason Bates Philharmonia Fantastique (CSO Co-commission — World Premiere)
Chicago Symphony OrchestraEdwin Outwater conductor Gary Rydstrom writer, director & sound designer Jim Capobianco story & animation supervisor Mason Bates writer, music & electronica
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Commissioned by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association, Riccardo Muti, Zell Music Director. Made possible through the generous support of Helen Zell.