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Hector Berlioz: Overture 'King Lear', Op 4

The King of Hanover admired Berlioz's 'King Lear' Overture for its portrayal of Cardelia's humility and tenderness, calling it 'heart-rending and beautiful'. Continuing Proms 2016's Shakespeare theme, the Hallé is conducted by Sir Mark Elder.


15 minutes


Role Contributor
Composer Hector Berlioz
Conductor Sir Mark Elder
Orchestra Hallé

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