DUKAS The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
WAGNER Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral
BERLIOZ Symphonie Fantastique
Come celebrate music in its most fantastic form! The concert opens up with Dukas’ The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, an energetic and dazzling work made popular in the Walt Disney film Fantasia. From this magical mood, we move to Richard Wagner’s Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral from Lohengrin, a deeply moving work. The concert culminates with Berlioz’s epic Symphonie fantastique, a thrilling work inspired by a fever-dream of unrequited romantic love. With its surging, volcanic melodies and brilliant orchestral colours, Berlioz’s masterpiece revolutionised music and is still one of the most exhilarating pieces ever written. You won’t want to miss this evening of musical fantasy!