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Work: Belshazzar, HWV 61

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ComposerHandel, George Frideric (1685-1759)
PeriodBaroque
Work typeChoral
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PinnerHandel: Belshazzar

Handel: Belshazzar, HWV 61
Pinner Festival Orchestra; David Gould; Pinner Festival Chorus; Rachel Ambrose Evans; Diana Moore; Daniel Collins
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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.
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Handel's Belshazzar at the Barbican with Les Arts Florissants

John Martin, Belshazzar's Feast
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.
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Von Dekadenz, Politik und Glaube

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