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Beyond Imagination, 2011-12 Reno Philharmonic MasterClassics Series
Seeded by laurajackson on 5 Apr 2012
Author: TheRenoPhil
Beyond Imagination Reno Philharmonic Orchestra, Laura Jackson conducting Sunday, November 13, 2011, 4:00 pm Tuesday, November 15, 2011, 7:30 pm- Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts John CORIGLIANO Promenade Overture Paul CRESTON Concerto for Saxophone and Orchestra, op. 26, featuring Timothy McAllister, saxophone Hector BERLIOZ Symphonie fantastique, op. 14 Tickets are $73-20, with senior and student discounts For more information: or 775/323-6393 Great composers know that expressive power lies not in following but in breaking the rules. This concert features works that still surprise listeners, in the case of Berlioz's inimitable Symphonie fantastique, even after nearly two centuries. Inspired by his obsession with actress Harriet Smithson, Berlioz takes his listener on a hypnotic journey through the fantastic. American composers Paul Creston and John Corigliano pick up on the same imperative t