Camille Saint-Saëns, by a French lyric singer

This mysterious Saint-Saëns

Camille Saint-Saëns was a child prodigy. Endowed with absolute pitch, he quickly developed musical abilities that created the admiration of everyone. At eleven, he played for the first time in concert at the Salle Pleyel. Surprisingly for the time he played his scores by heart ...

It seems difficult to classify this composer, he fluctuates between academic, classical, oriental, Romanticism and a strong character. Ambiguous, this composer may seem elusive. What was his life and his concerns? How to listen and interpret his music today?

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