You Choose: A Symphonic Berlioz Birthday Bash
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Hector Berlioz was born 210 years ago today, so today's Showdown offers up three of his symphonic works, all written during the same decade.
We asked you which one of these three symphonies you wanted to hear and half cast their vote for Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique. At noon we played a performance by the London Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Pierre Boulez.