Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique at the 2019 BBC Proms

Conductor Nicholas Collon, Aurora Orchestra and actor Mathew Baynton invite you on a creative orchestral journey through Berlioz’s hallucinatory tale of ecstasy and despair, passion and obsession.

This unique concert interweaves a memorised performance of the Symphonie Fantastique with theatrical design, lighting, movement and Berlioz’s own words about his music, alongside a presentation of the work’s musical ideas with live excerpts.

Filmed live at the Royal Albert Hall on Thursday 12 September 2019.
Orchestral Theatre staging concept by Aurora Orchestra.
Footage courtesy of BBC Proms.

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