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Colin Davis conducts the London Symphony Orchestra.
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Berlioz, Colin Davis, London Symphony Orchestra
September 22, 2015
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When “strangeness” of Berlioz’s music is treated without too much emphasis on it but with elegance and grace, then the result can be this rather “mendelssohnish”-sounding performance. For this piece, it works very well.
Berlioz called the opera “a caprice written with the point of a needle.”
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