Music

Unbridled Passions, featuring works by Hector Berlioz

The Philharmonic Orchestra

13 Sep 2022, Tue, 7.30pm

1hr 45mins

(Intermission: 1 x 20mins)

Esplanade Concert Hall

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Synopsis

The Philharmonic Orchestra presents Unbridled Passions - selections from the oeuvre of French Romantic icon Hector Berlioz: Les nuits d'été (Summer Nights) and Symphonie fantastique.

 

Featuring acclaimed soprano Teng Xiang Ting, Les nuits d'été is a unique series of six songs with orchestra, an intimate, inspired introspection on love and loss, setting poems of Théophile Gautier to Berlioz’s music. It is a hidden gem, celebrating love, life, loss, and liberation.

 

In stark contrast, the semi-autobiographical Symphonie fantastique embodies the fiery young Frenchman’s infatuation with English Shakespearean actress Harriet Smithson, hurling the audience headlong into a wild journey of opium dreams, open pastures, and the diabolical underworld.

 

FEATURING

The Philharmonic Orchestra

Lin Juan, Conductor

Teng Xiang Ting, Soprano

PROGRAMME

Les nuits d'été

Symphonie Fantastique


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Language: English
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Date & Time

13 Sep 2022, Tue

7.30pm

Esplanade Concert Hall

Tickets & Prices

Standard
Cat 1 $48
Cat 2 $38
Cat 3 $28
Cat 4 $18

15% off for Students (Local & Overseas) / NSF / Child (7 – 12 years old)

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