Le carnaval romain, ouverture pour orchestre (Roman Carnival Overture) Opus 9. Composed in 1843 and first performed at the Salle Herz, Paris on 3 February 1844. A stand-alone overture intended for concert performance, made up of material and themes from Berlioz’s opera Benvenuto Cellini, including some music from the opera’s carnival scene.
Conductor: Yoav Talmi
Orchestra: San Diego Symphony Orchestra
Paint: “New Rome, The Castle of S. Angelo”, Silvestr Shchedrin (1823).