French Evening / C. Saint-Saëns #1
Concert on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the death of C. Saint-Saëns
The event will be part of the project "Great composers - Great anniversaries"
We invite you to the first online concert of the French Evening/C. Saint-Saëns series, which will be broadcast May 15, 2021 at 6pm on our Youtube channel.
The concert will be available to you until June 30, 2022.
Toruń Symphony Orchestra
Dainius Pavilionis - conductor
Andrzej Sułek - introduction
C. Saint-Saëns - Symphony No. 2 in A minor Op. 55
Great Composers - Great Anniversaries is a project to commemorate artists who celebrate important anniversaries in 2021. It will be a series of 12 events featuring: symphonic and chamber concerts, recitals, a poster exhibition, film screening and a lecture. The project is a reference to the following anniversaries: the 280th death anniversary of A. Vivaldi, the 100th death anniversary of C. Saint-Saëns, the 50th death anniversary of I. Stravinsky, the 120th death anniversary of G. Verdi, the 230th death anniversary of W. A. Mozart, 110th death anniversary of G. Mahler, the 100th death anniversary of W. Żeleński and the 100th birth anniversary of A. Piazzolla. Prominent artists have been invited to participate in the project (Marek Tomaszewski, Krzysztof Książek, Piotr Buszewski, Piotr Sałajczyk), as well as young winners of competition awards, students of music academies and pupils.