Concerts

Saint- Saëns’Egyptian

Date
Apr 05 2019
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Ulster Hall 34 Bedford Street, Belfast,

Saint-Saëns was an inveterate traveller with a particular love for North Africa and this ...

Saint-Saëns was an inveterate traveller with a particular love for North Africa and this concerto earns its nickname not only because it was written on one of the composer’s many holidays in Luxor, but also because it is some of Saint-Saëns’ most exotic writing, containing references to Javanese, Spanish and Middle Eastern musical traditions.