On Air Now
Smooth Classics with Myleene Klass 10pm - 1am
This image appears in the gallery:
10 works of classical music inspired by the Old Testament
Based on Chapter 16 of the Book of Judges, Samson et Dalila is the only opera by Saint-Saëns that is regularly performed. Two of Dalila's arias are particularly well known: "Printemps qui commence" and "Mon cœur s'ouvre à ta voix" ("Softly awakes my heart").