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BERLIOZ SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE
  • Presented By: Virginia Symphony Orchestra
  • January 26, 2020
  • Virginia Symphony Orchestra
  • 201 Market St., , , Norfolk, VA 23462
  • Time: 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
  • Price: $25-$110
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Glasgow-born conductor Douglas Boyd enjoyed a stellar career as a world-renowned oboist, before stepping away after 21 years to begin an international career as conductor. Currently, Boyd is Music Director of the L’Orchestre de Chambre de Paris as well as Artistic Director of the summer opera festival, Garsington Opera, in Buckinghamshire, England. Boyd has conducted all the BBC Orchestras, as well as orchestras throughout Europe, Australia, and the United States. For his debut performances in Hampton Roads, Boyd conducts Hector Berlioz’ Symphonie Fantastique, a romantic symphonic portrayal of the gifted artist’s challenges with unrequited love.

Douglas Boyd, conductor

Elena Urioste, violin

 

Stravinsky: Fireworks

Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending

Ravel: Tzigane

Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique