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Symphonie Fantastique

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Two dream-filled French works frame a world premiere conducted by one of the stars of the new generation, Fabien Gabel.

Inspired by unrequited romantic love, Berlioz’s radical masterpiece Symphonie fantastique is full of passions, dreams and phantoms – a lovesick musician’s hallucinatory fantasies. Astonishingly modern and revolutionary at its premiere in 1830, it is still breathtaking nearly 200 years later.

Multi award-winner James Ledger is one of Australia’s finest composers. His new Viola Concerto is his 11th work to be premiered by WASO and was composed especially for one of Australia’s greatest musicians, Brett Dean, himself an acclaimed composer, soloist and former member of the Berlin Philharmonic.

Presented by the West Australian Symphony Orchestra

Masters Series


PROGRAM

SCHMITT Rêves
JAMES LEDGER Viola Concerto
BERLIOZ Symphonie fantastique


ARTISTS

Fabien Gabel conductor
Brett Dean viola


RUNNING TIMES

Start: 7.30pm
Finish: 9.30pm*
Includes 20 min. interval*

*Times are approximate and subject to change at any time.


FOOD & BEVERAGE

Café 
Open from 5.30pm for pre-show dinner and barista coffee and cake post-show. 
Dinner bookings essential, click here for more info.

Buffet
Available pre-show at this event. No bookings required.

Grab n' Go 
Available pre-show at this event. Meals you will often find at this station range from curries, braises, gourmet burgers and substantial salads, right through to lighter options as sushi, special fries and gourmet pies.


James Ledger's Viola Concerto was commissioned for the West Australian Symphony Orchestra by Geoff Stearn