Samson and Dalilah, Op. 47

Samson and Delilah (Samson et Dalila), Op. 47, is a grand opera in three acts and four scenes by Saint-Saëns to a French libretto by Ferdinand Lemaire. It was first performed in Weimar at the Grossherzogliches (Grand Ducal) Theater in1877 in a German translation. The opera is based on the Biblical tale of Samson and Delilah found in  the Book of Judges. It is the only opera by Saint-Saëns that is regularly performed. The second act love scene in Delilah's tent is one of the set pieces that define French opera ... more

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Samson et Dalila, Op.47 - Act I
Samson et Dalila, Op.47 - Act 2
Samson et Dalila, Op.47 - Act 3
Samson et Dalila, Op.47 - Act 3

Camille Saint-Saëns

Charles-Camille Saint-Saens was a French Late-Romantic composer, organist, conductor, and pianist. He is known especially for The Carnival of the Animals, Danse ...