Seasonal Special Happenings

Symphonie Fantastique

When: Fri., Nov. 27 2015

In his “Fantasy Symphony,” composer Hector Berlioz tried to represent his visions of dreams and opium-induced nightmares. Tonight at 8 at Severance Hall, the Cleveland Orchestra performs the piece along with with the world premiere performances of a newly-commissioned concerto for the english horn. "Fantastic Visions," a free pre-concert talk, begins an hour before the concert. Meaghan Heinrich, director of conservatory connections at Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, discusses the piece with composer Bernard Rands. Concert Previews are free to all ticketholders. Tickets to the concert, which repeats at 8 p.m. tomorrow and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, start at $79. (Niesel)

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