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Today's BreakfastPromelette features a playlist of highlights by the French composer

What are the best pieces by Saint-Saëns?

Saint-Saëns

In tonight's Prom, Joshua Bell is taking to the stage in Saint-Saëns's Violin Concerto No. 3. We've taken the opportunity to look back on some of our favourite works by the French composer.

What's on at the Proms tonight?

Prom 40: Sunday 12 August 2018, 4pm

Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night's Dream - Overture

Saint-Saëns Violin Concerto No. 2

Bridge Lament (Catherine, aged 9, 'Lusitania' 1915)

Beethoven Symphony No. 4

 

Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Joshua Bell (violin/director)

 

The Prom will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3

 

Ahead of Joshua Bell's performance of Saint-Saëns's Violin Concerto No.3 at the Proms this Sunday, we take a look at some of the composer's highlights!

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