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LPO's Symphonie Fantastique

Category: Theater/Shows/Concerts

Start: Sep 15, 2016 7:30 PM

End: Sep 15, 2016 9:30 PM

Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA

On Opening Weekend the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra embarks on its Fantastic Journey around the world! The adventure begins with a Short Ride in a Fast Machine (courtesy of John Adams) directly to Egypt, where fan-favorite pianist Lilya Zilberstein performs Saint-Saëns’ Piano Concerto No. 5, ‘Egyptian.’ Music Director Carlos Miguel Prieto then leads the orchestra on a trip of a very different kind: Hector Berlioz’s opium-induced Symphonie Fantastique.