introduction

Hector Berlioz was certainly one of the most original and innovative musicians of his day: with his Symphonie fantastique, he matured into a pioneer of programme music, gave a new meaning to the term orchestration, and introduced the concept of the ‘idée fixe’. Partly thanks to its recurring musical motif, which gives voice to the theme of love in the story, his Symphonie fantastique is one of the most dramatic and exciting works of the nineteenth century repertoire.

programme

Guillaume Connesson • Céléphaïs (2017)
Ottorino Respighi • Adagio con variazioni
Camille Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, op. 33
Hector Berlioz • Symphonie fantastique, op. 14

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artists

Stéphane Denève

conductor

Stéphane Denève is the music director of the Brussels Philharmonic. This top French conductor designs his programmes combining 21st century music with the great classics, thereby opening up a dialogue between the repertoire of the past and that of the future.

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Mischa Maisky, cello

soloist

practical info

Tickets

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location

concert

’t Zand 34, 8000 Brugge | +32 70 22 12 12

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