Berlioz and the stage
The BBC Concert Orchestra and conductor Bramwell Tovey continue the celebration of music by Berlioz alongside readings from his memoirs by Simon Paisley Day and Emma Fielding.
Presented by Georgia Mann, live from Alexandra Palace Theatre. The BBC Concert Orchestra and their Principal Conductor Bramwell Tovey continue the celebration of music by Berlioz, highlighting his love of Shakespeare and the ensuing relationship with his wife, actress Harriet Smithson. With readings from his memoirs by actors Simon Paisley Day and Emma Fielding.
Berlioz: Les Francs-Juges Overture
Berlioz: Rêverie et Caprice, Romance for Violin and Orchestra
Berlioz: Béatrice et Bénédict: Overture
Berlioz: King Lear Overture
Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique: Un Bal
Berlioz: Les Troyens: Ballet
Esther Yoo (violin)
Simon Paisley Day (actor)
Emma Fielding (actor)
BBC Concert Orchestra
Bramwell Tovey (conductor)
Part of the Radio 3 celebration
Berlioz - The Ultimate Romantic