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Prom 20: Berlioz – Romeo and Juliet at the Royal Albert Hall on 30th July 2016



When Hector Berlioz got his first taste of Shakespeare in 1827, he not only fell for ‘the whole heaven of art’ in the Bard’s verse, he also fell madly in love with the actress Harriet Smithson. Shakespeare inspired a string of works from this most literary and dramatic of composers, including the ardent choral symphony Romeo and Juliet.


Berlioz Romeo and Juliet 95’ (sung in French)


Julie Boulianne mezzo-soprano

Jean-Paul Fouchécourt tenor

Laurent Naouri bass

Monteverdi Choir

National Youth Choir of Scotland

Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique

Sir John Eliot Gardiner conductor

There will be no interval

For more information and book tickets, visit the Royal Albert Hall website here

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