Les Arts Florissants / Belshazzar  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 13TH DECEMBER 2012

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Les Arts Florissants / BelshazzarCelebrated Caen-based French Baroque musical ensemble Les Arts Florissants perform Handel's famous oratorio Belshazzar at Barbican Hall this December. The great biblical drama tells the story of the fall of Babylon at the hands of Cyrus the Great and the subsequent freeing of the Jewish nation. Conducted by William Christie, Les Arts Florissants take on Handel's hit features world-class soloists Allan Clayton (tenor) in the title role, Rosemary Joshua (soprano) as Nitocris, Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano) as Cyrus, Iestyn Davies (countertenor) as Daniel and Christopher Purves (bass) as Gobrias.

 

About Barbican Hall

Described by the Queen as "one of the wonders of the modern world", the Barbican Centre offers an imposing collection of the finest in British arts. Open 363 days a year, it has the most diverse programme of any London venue. The giant and acoustically superb Barbican Hall, in conjunction with the attractive local church of St Luke's, is the home of the London Symphony Orchestra. More about Barbican Hall

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