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William Walton's “Belshazzar’s Feast” to be performed at BYU Nov. 9-10

By Philharmonic Orchestra, BYU Singers, Concert Choir

The School of Music at Brigham Young University will present “Belshazzar’s Feast” performed by a combined ensemble of the BYU Philharmonic Orchestra, the BYU Singers and the BYU Concert Choir on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 9-10, at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.

Admission to the performance will be $10, or $7 with a BYU or student ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

“Belshazzar’s Feast” is an oratorio written by William Walton and first performed in 1931. Based on the Book of Daniel, it tells the story of the Jews’ Babylonian captivity and the regaining of their freedom after the miraculous downfall of Belshazzar and the Babylonian kingdom.

Kory Katseanes directs the Philharmonic Orchestra, Ronald Staheli conducts the BYU Singers and Rosalind Hall is the director of the Concert Choir.

For more information, contact Ken Crossley at (801) 422-9348.

Writer: Aaron Searle

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