Belshazzar
Oratorio

Event

Belshazzar

AB

American Bach Soloists

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Performers

JT
Conductor

Jeffrey Thomas

Conductor

SC
Daniel, a Jewish prophet

Sarah Coit

Mezzo-soprano

Image Mischa BouvierMB
Gobrias, an Assyrian Nobleman, revolted to Cyrus

Mischa Bouvier

Baritone

Image Maya KheraniMK
Nitocris, mother of Belshazzar

Maya Kherani

Soprano

Image Matthew HillMH
Belshazzar, King of Babylon

Matthew Hill

Tenor

Image Eric JurerasEJ
Cyrus, Prince of Persia

Eric Jureras

Countertenor

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The American Bach Soloists writes:

A dramatic account of the fall of Babylon at the hands of Cyrus the Great, the founder of the first Persian empire, and the ensuing freeing of the Jewish nation as told by Daniel, the noble youth of Jerusalem, is the subject of Handel's oratorio, composed during the peak of his creative life. After falling into neglect after Handel's death, 21st-century revivals of this splendid music have been presented in Zurich and Aix-en-Provence. A central and guiding character of Queen Nitocris, the mother ...


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