February 24, 2024
Philharmonia Fantastique is a 25-minute concerto for orchestra & animated film that follows a magical Sprite on a musical journey through the instruments of the orchestra. By the film’s end, the families of the orchestra overcome their differences to demonstrate “unity from diversity” in a spectacular finale. The concert also features music from other animated features including The Sorcerer’s Apprentice and The Carnival of the Animals.
Dukas • The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Saint-Saëns • Carnival of the Animals
Mason Bates • Philharmonia Fantastique