What are the best pieces by Saint-Saëns?

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


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