This recording explores the Romanticists obsession with the fantastic and the supernatural by looking at seven overtures. These works were openings to dramas or operas, and are typical of the types of programmatic writing that was popular in the nineteenth century.
Orchestra: Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Sebastian Lang-Lessing
Composers: Beethoven, Schumann, Weber, Marschner, Nicolai, Mendelssohn