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OSCyL Schönberg, Elgar y Berlioz

Notas al programa del concierto del 18 de octubre de 2014

Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León

Erik Nielsen, director

Katarina Karneus, mezzosoprano


A. Schoenberg (1874-1951) 2,402 more words

Notas Al Programa

Against Invictus

**Disclaimer: if you are the kind of Christian who is soft in the underbelly or the proud owner of what boxers call a ‘glass chin,’ then you are not going to like this post at all, and you will like me even less. 1,567 more words

The Tale of Hector and Harriet


Hector Berlioz was a French composer of the Romantic period.  He fell in love at first sight with a stage actress, Harriet Smithson.  He wrote her many letters, attempting to win her heart, but without success.   193 more words


Opera Guide: Berlioz’s Les Troyens (Part Two)

During the interval at a performance in 1863, Berlioz’s son Louis heard two men discussing the opera, saying that music like this should not be allowed. 1,291 more words

Opera Of The Week

Holiday in Rome

Come join the Litha Symphony Orchestra for a Holiday in Rome!

The concert features Berlioz’s Roman Carnival, Tchaikovsky’s Capriccio Italian, Puccini’s Nessun Dorma and the night wouldn’t be complete without Rhespighi’s Pines of Rome. 67 more words


A slow start but a brilliant finale from Sir Andrew Davis and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra


With a packed hall and three immense works, expectations were high for the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Though founded in 1906, it has taken them over 100 years to make the journey for their first appearance at the BBC Proms. 25 more words

Classical Reviews

Music Monday | Strauss and Berlioz

Hello dear readers! I’m back!

Sorry, I took a twelve day break. Well, I say break, it was nothing of the sort. I went on an orchestra course. 303 more words