For this episode of Carnegie Hall Live, the period-instrument ensemble Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique led by John Eliot Gardiner presented an all-Berlioz program. The featured soloist was violist Antoine Tamestit. The night’s selections also included a pair of vocal works, La mort de Cléopâtre and excerpts from his grand opera Les Troyens, featuring mezzo-soprano Lucile Richardot.
Le Corsaire Overture
La mort de Cléopâtre
Selections from Les Troyens, Part II
·· “Chasse Royale et Orage”
·· “Je vais mourir … Adieu, fière cité”
Harold in Italy
Encore: “Le roi de Thulé,” from La damnation de Faust