2022-23 Masterpiece Series

Symphonie Fantastique

Sat, March 4, 2023 – Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
Sun, March 5, 2023 – Rancho Campana Performing Arts Center in Camarillo

Berlioz’s passionate and dramatic Symphony Fantastique is said to represent his love and obsession for his later-to-be wife. We also feature a new fantastical collaboration of an orchestra concerto and animated/live action film which illuminates how instruments are played, performed live and composed by GRAMMY® Award-winning Mason Bates and animated by Academy Award® nominated Jim Capobianco. We honor the passion for innovation and commitment to education of our beloved Founding Music Director Boris Brott with the performance of “Nimrod.”


Elgar | “Nimrod” from Enigma Variations

Mason Bates | Philharmonia Fantastique: The Making of the Orchestra

Berlioz | Symphonie Fantastique


Michael Christie, conductor

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Mason Bates, composer

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Program and artists are subject to change.

With Thanks to Our 2022-2023 Season Sponsors

Grandioso Season Sponsor

John Hammer

Bravura Season Sponsor

John Shwope and Karen Dean Fritts, Ph.D.

Barbara Barnard Smith Funds for World Musics and Ventura County Community Foundation

Largo Season Sponsors

In loving memory of Cyril Reed Collett

Dr. Paul Finkel

Nancy Israel

Crescendo Season Sponsor

Fran Elson in memory of my beloved life partner, Ed Elson

Adele McGinnis

Barbara Meister

Angelique Friend, Probate Services, Inc.

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