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Star-crossed lovers

Michael Tilson Thomas celebrates 50 years with the London Symphony Orchestra with Romeo and Juliet by Berlioz.

Michael Tilson Thomas celebrates his 50-year collaboration with the London Symphony Orchestra, with Berlioz’s Romeo and Juliet, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s bittersweet tragedy, which combines the musical drama of a symphony with the theatricality of solo voices and chorus.

Recorded at the Barbican Hall, London on 10th November and presented by Tom Service.

Berlioz: Romeo and Juliet.

Alice Coote (mezzo-soprano)
Nicholas Phan (tenor)
Nicolas Courjal (bass)
London Symphony Orchestra
Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor)

12 days left to listen

2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Hector Berlioz

    Romeo and Juliet

    Singer: Alice Coote. Singer: Nicholas Phan. Singer: Nicolas Courjal. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op.77

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Kirill Karabits.
    • DECCA: 478 8758.
    • Decca.
    • 1.


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