Since 1996, the Nuits Romantiques festival has welcomed symphony orchestras and soloists of international stature, featuring a composer from the 19th or 20th century. This year, it's Richard Strauss!
Did you know?
Robert Schumann wrote his Cello Concerto in two weeks, just before his Rhenish Symphony. Surprising for its time, both in its choice of cello as solo instrument and in its tempi, it baffled many performers to the point where it had difficulty finding one for its premiere, and was never performed during the composer's lifetime.
Horn Concerto No. 1
Don Juan, symphonic poem