Hector Berlioz

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The opera Les Francs-Juges was the first Hector Berlioz wrote. It was also one of his biggest failures. Berlioz decided to throw away the score, but fortunately he saved a few movements. We hear conductor Marc Soustrot and the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra in concert performing the Overture to Les Francs-Juges.

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