Immerse yourself in the vibrant musical canvases by two of Frances greatest orchestral artists alongside global conducting sensation Roberto Abbado. The sun-dappled pastoral setting of Claude Debussys dreamlike symphonic poem Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun is pure serenity. Based on the poem by Stéphane Mallarmé, Debussys revolutionary take on the flute-playing faun shimmers with its translucent palette of sound. Fall head first into the impassioned romance and wondrous opium-fueled dreams of Hector Berliozs legendary Symphonie fantastique. From its whirlwind waltzes to demonic hallucinations, hear why MTT calls this unabashed melodrama an epic orchestral sonic spectacular!.