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Summer pops for the solstice

...evening with a selection of pieces, including marches by John Philip Sousa, waltzes by Strauss and a selection from Hector Berlioz's "Symphonie Fantastique." A medley of Duke Ellington tunes performed with the Thunder Mountain Big Band will...
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'An Evening of Opera'

...performed the entire Puccini opera a few years ago at the downtown Palace Theater. The show will also feature a work from Hector Berlioz' "Les Troyens," a French opera about the story of Troy. "It's a beautiful love duet of Dido and Aeneas...
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...The first half will feature art songs, selections of poetry set to music. She said 19th century French composer Hector Berlioz set six poems by French poet Theophile Gautier to music in a piece she'll sing called "The Summer Nights." The...
The art of song:

...Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's "Mignon Lieder." The second half brightens up, starting with "Les Nuits d'Ete," Hector Berlioz' cycle of six songs on poems by Theophile Gautier. It ends with three William Walton songs, based on poems by the...
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Fall is the perfect time to check out new fiction at the Juneau library read. "Ophelia's Fan," by Christine Balint: Famed Irish actress Harriet Smithson's life with composer Hector Berlioz is recreated in this work of historical fiction. Left with an elderly priest in Ireland to gain an education and...
Juneau Symphony presents a ghoulish gala

...pieces. The music selected includes "Night on Bald Mountain" by Modest Mussorgsky; "March to the Scaffold" by Hector Berlioz; "Funeral March" by Gustav Mahler; the themes from "Batman" and "The Simpsons" by Danny Elfman; and "Prelude...
Photo: Serenading the bears

...the acoustics at the converted pulp mill clarifier tank and played a selection of music, including a composition by Hector Berlioz for the bears. With Ksajikian is Les Kinnear, director of the sanctuary.


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