Camille Saint-Saëns’ Cello Concerto No 1 in A Minor Op. 33 premiered on this day in 1873 – 146 years ago.
The first performance was given by Belgian cellist Auguste Tolbeque.
The single movement work is a much-loved standard in today’s cello concert and competition repertoire.
SOL GABETTA | SAINT-SAËNS CELLO CONCERTO NO. 1 IN A MINOR | PAUL MCCREESH & DANISH NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Cello Concerto No. 1 / Cello Sonata No. 1 the Swan |CD|
Mischa Maisky, Cello
Darla Hovora, Piano
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Release Date: October 1, 1998