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(ˈbɛəlɪˌəʊz; French bɛrljoz)
(Biography) Hector (Louis) (ɛktɔr). 1803–69, French composer, regarded as a pioneer of modern orchestration. His works include the cantata La Damnation de Faust (1846), the operas Les Troyens (1856–59) and Béatrice et Bénédict (1860–62), the Symphonie fantastique (1830), and the oratorio L'Enfance du Christ (1854)


(ˈbɛr liˌoʊz)

Louis Hector, 1803–69, French composer.
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The first half, comprising wellchosen movements from four classical symphonies by Mozart, Beethoven, Berlioz and Tchaikovsky, had audience members riveted to their pews; while the second half was all about relaxing into the seasonal theme, with carols and old festive favourites, many of which had been delightfully arranged by conductor Nicholas Simpson.
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