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Inside Berlioz' Symphonie fantastique

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This spring, the LA Phil was slated to perform Hector Berlioz’ musical depiction of blissful love gone stark-raving mad, Symphonie fantastique. Principal Clarinet Boris Allakhverdyan, E-flat clarinet Andrew Lowy, and bass Jory Herman take us behind the scenes of the piece, sharing their favorite moments – and explaining why the E-flat clarinet is “the annoying little brother of the clarinet section.”