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Charles Camille Saint-Saëns

Charles Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)


Prolific French composer and child prodigy as an organist and pianist. His score-reading and improvisatory skills were legendary. Most famous for his Carnival of the Animals, he also wrote operas, the Danse Macabre and an Organ Symphony.


You can view Presto's hand-picked selection of favourite Saint-Saëns recordings here.

Further Reading: Saint-Saëns

 Interview, Véronique Gens on Proserpine

The French falcon talks to Katherine about taking on the dark and dramatic title-role in the first complete recording of Saint-Saëns's drame lyrique.

 Favourites, Camille Saint-Saëns

James explores the music of French composer Camille Saint-Saëns and chooses some of his favourite recordings.

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