Cello Concerto No.1

Camille Saint-Saëns

Cello Concerto No.1 in A minor

Op. 33

About this work...

The first performance of the Cello Concerto was given on January 19, 1873, at the Paris Conservatoire, then a bastion of conservatism that usually programmed only works by old or dead masters. The Conservatoire's acceptance of the concerto gives an idea of the esteem in which Saint-Saëns was held at the time. Formally... read more