Curmudgeonly, spirited, romantic, ultimately tragic and a fan of the ridiuclous - it's time to get excited about Hector Berlioz
Hector Berlioz Guides
Berlioz's spectacular Symphonie fantastique is truly fantastic, says Jane Jones.
Classic FM compares five recordings of Hector Berlioz's famous Symphonie Fantastique.
Find out more about the passionate French composer Hector Berlioz
Hector Berlioz lived and loved as he wrote music - with unparallelled imagination, sweeping scope and burning passion.
A breakdown of Hector Berlioz's compositions by musical genre.
He began writing for extra cash but gained an eminent reputation.
Classic FM takes a look at the French composer Hector Berlioz.
What drove Hector Berlioz to write Symphonie Fantastique? Classic FM finds out.