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Mozart's Attic - Thursday, May 10th at 10:00 pm

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Hector Berlioz

Unrequited love, jealousy, drugs, dreams of murder and witchcraft: it sounds like the plot of some gothic opera.

But it's not, it's the aptly-named Symphonie Fantastique of Hector Berlioz -- and the story behind the story is just as fantastic. We'll unravel both of them in this week's program.

Originally from central Massachusetts, Jay has called the Space Coast home for more than 30 years. He began his association with WFIT in the late '90s as a dumpster diver for office furniture in response to a broadcast plea for a new chair from a frustrated disc jockey. (WFIT has come a long way since.)