William Christie / Les Arts Florissants – Handel's Belshazzar

When Les Arts Florissants return to the Barbican in December, they bring with them Handel's oratorio Belshazzar, a biblical story of Babylonian binge-drinking, bacchanalia, and battles. Catherine Bott travels to Paris to meet William Christie, conductor of Les Arts Florissants, and discuss the plot, characters, music, and cast in their upcoming performance of what Christie labels ‘some of the best music [Handel] ever wrote'. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy