WINTER FESTIVAL: SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE
The Bard is back! Shakespeare takes an encore in the 2016 Winter Festival, which opens with a pair of linked Berlioz scores that pulse with dramatic tension. An obsessive love turns demonic in his Symphonie fantastique, which vividly conjures the Witches’ Sabbath from Macbeth. Its sequel, Lélio, boasts a turn with Jacques at the piano and a finale inspired by The Tempest.
JACQUES LACOMBE conductor
GUS KAIKKONEN stage director and translator
DAVE QUAY actor
SAM FLEMING costume design
PHILIPPE L'ESPERANCE tenor
JOSHUA SANDERS tenor
TIM MURRAY baritone
SYMPHONIC CHORUS OF MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC Kent Tritle, director
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Stage direction and new translation by Gus Kaikkonen.
The Winter Festival events are funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Jacques Lacombe's final appearance at Morristown is sponsored by Bank of America.