Symphonie fantastique and Barber’s Violin Concerto
Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra

May 7, 2016 at
alt title Symphonie fantastique and Barber’s Violin Concerto

Symphonie fantastique and Barber’s Violin Concerto

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.


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Emily Sun

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

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Linus Lerner
Conductor, Artistic Director

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

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