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Bonjour Camille!

St. Pölten Festspielhaus | Großer Saal

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  1. St. Pölten Festspielhaus | Großer Saal

Instrumentation

  • Wolfram Maria Märtig, conductor

Programmes

Camille Saint-Saëns composed the first soundtrack for the film «The Assassination of the Duke of Guise». He was fascinated by distant lands and by folk music. He was funny and adventurous – setting off on a tour of America at the age of 80. He died on the way to an eclipse of the sun in Algiers. There’s much more to Camille Saint-Saëns’ music than just his world-famous works «Carnival of the Animals», the opera «Samson et Dalila» and the «Oratorio de Noël»!  With wit, a typically French elegance and a young pianist in the main role, the programme «Bonjour Camille!» gives its young audience an extraordinary production to listen to. 

Camille Saint-Saëns

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2 in g minor op. 22

Movements

  • Andante sostenuto

  • Allegro scherzando

  • Presto

Duration

23 Min.