Our privacy policy was last updated on Monday 24 June 2019View it hereDismiss
Sign in
Bachtrack logo
What's on

Work: Belshazzar

Find classical music concert, opera, ballet and dance listings
Fact file
ComposerHandel, George Frideric (1685-1759)
Work typeOpera / Oratorio
Latest reviewsSee more...

A cauldron of confusion: Handel’s Belshazzar staged in Zürich

Mauro Peter (Belshazzar) © Herwig Prammer
Lawrence Cummings conducts Zurich’s Orchestra La Scintilla in Handel’s oratorio-cum-opera, Belshazzar. The music was celestial; the staging was a bombastic mix of excess and vaudeville.
Read more

Writing on walls: Handel’s Belshazzar in Oslo

Ottavio Dantone, the Accademia Bizantina and the Norwegian Soloists' Choir gave a strong performance of Handel's oratorio Belshazzar.
Read more

Handel's Belshazzar at the Barbican with Les Arts Florissants

Handel’s Belshazzar was the oratorio of choice for renowned music group Les Arts Florissants at the Barbican last week. The group was famously set up in France in 1979 by the American-born William Christie, eventually becoming an international household name for its critically acclaimed performances and recordings of Baroque operas on period instruments.
Read more

Von Dekadenz, Politik und Glaube

Rosemary Joshua © Ruth Crafer
Händels opernoratorisches Speziellentum begeistert mit Dantones stimmlichem Allstarteam
Read more