Skip to main content
Intellect

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

Related Articles
data-content-type="article"
July 28, 2021
A team of BYU biologists has been tracking dragonflies around the world, from Vietnam to the islands of Vanuatu. Their goal is to piece together the first-ever phylogenic tree of all 6,300 known species and their ancestors.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"
July 27, 2021
Amy Jensen, associate dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communications, delivered Tuesday’s forum address. She spoke on why our bodies matter in today’s digital world. More specifically, she explained that being more intentional about how we use and where we place our bodies can help us grow and cultivate a deeper understanding of others.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"
July 25, 2021
New research finds that children who engaged with princess culture were more likely to hold progressive views about women and subscribe less to attitudes of toxic masculinity.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText=