Posts tagged as "hungarian-radio-and-television-orchestra"

Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique

April 29, 2016

Berlioz’s full-blown Romantic symphony was inspired by his infatuation with a pretty British ingénue named Harriet Smithson and one of the work’s greatest recording artists was Charles Munch. His RCA recordings are well known but very rare is his Philips recording made in 1966 with the Hungarian Radio and Television Orchestra.