Symphonie fantastique and Barber’s Violin Concerto
Symphonie fantastique and Barber’s Violin Concerto Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra
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Music director Linus Lerner closes our season with Hector Berlioz’ drug-fueled fever dream of love, murder and witchery, his notorious Symphonie fantastique. Before we get carried away, Johannes Brahms schools us with his Academic Festival Overture, and soloist Emily Sun is featured in Samuel Barber’s exquisitely lyrical Violin Concerto.
Emily Sun violinist
Australian violinist Emily Sun is rapidly gaining international recognition as a rising soloist. She is the winner of all major Australian violin competitions, including the coveted Symphony Australia Young Performer of the Year Strings Award. She has won all available
Conductor Linus Lerner is praised for the charisma and passionate energy that he brings to his musical performances, inspiring performers and transporting audiences. Equally at home on the symphonic podium or in the opera pit, Lerner has conducted groups in the United