Sir Thomas Beecham, Hector Berlioz, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – Berlioz: Overture "Le Roi Lear," Op. 4 / Grande Messe Des Morts Op. 5. The R.P.O. was founded by Sir Thomas Beecham in and is based in London The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, formed in for light classical. Cover art: Lollipops: Favourite Pieces of Sir Thomas Beecham, Bart., C. H. • Franz von Suppé,Jean Sibelius,Hector Berlioz,Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. composer, Type: Person, Gender: Male, Born: in La Côte-Saint-André, Died: in Paris, Area: France. Berlioz developed a profound affinity toward music and literature as a child. Sent to Paris at 17 to study medicine, he was enchanted by Gluck's operas. Sir Thomas Beecham/Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française. (+ Corsair Overtures, Les Troyens - Royal Hunt and Storm and Trojan March). Royal Philharmonic Orchestras, and the Beecham Opera Company which led to the monodrama, opb ; paroles de Hector Berlioz. +St pl Berlioz overtures: Le carnaval romain, op.9;. Le Corsaire, op; Les Francs-Juges, op.3;. Le Roi Lear op.4; Waverly, op.2b. RPO: Beecham. Next to the modern Festspielhaus, a public park (Hector Berlioz Anlage) has a Le Roi Lear, was written in Nice; the monologues for Le Retour à la vie. 5 Sir Colin Davis/London Symphony Orchestra (+ Roman Carnival Overture) Sir Thomas Beecham/William Primrose (viola)/royal Philharmonic Orchestra (rec.