Fantastic Symphony - An Episode In The Life Of An Artist

By John Foley.

When Hector Berlioz saw Harriet Smithson play Ophelia for the first time in FRANCE, he was captivated both by Shakespeare and by her.

Passionate letters failed to woo her, so he composed his `Symphonie fantastique' instead.

But she was not that easily won.

With Henry Goodman, Andrew Wincott and David Thorpe.

Director: Marion Nancarrow

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By John Foley.

When Hector Berlioz saw Harriet Smithson play Ophelia for the first time in FRANCE, he was captivated both by Shakespeare and by her.

Passionate letters failed to woo her, so he composed his `Symphonie fantastique' instead.

But she was not that easily won.

With Henry Goodman, Andrew Wincott and David Thorpe.

Director: Marion Nancarrow