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About This Performance
A multifaceted musician who excelled as a keyboardist, composer, conductor, teacher, and editor, Camille Saint-Saëns was also a scholar and writer of wide-ranging interests and an equally wide-ranging traveler. It was some of those travels, in north Africa in 1896, that inspired his Fifth Piano Concerto, which includes a melody in its slow movement that Saint-Saëns heard on a boat while crossing the Nile. (Hence the Concerto’s nickname: “Egyptian.”)
A brilliant, multi-hued French program performed by two brilliant French musicians.
The LA Phil shows its virtuosic range, from delectable delicacy to stirring, swirling climaxes.
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