Belshazzar: The Writing On The Wall

Date: Saturday 23rd January 2010 19:30

Venue: RNCM Theatre, Manchester


  • Handel Belshazzar

Performed By

  • Nicholas Kraemer Conductor
  • Bethan Rhys Wiliam Director
  • Robin Blaze Counter tenor
  • RNCM Soloists and chorus

Pre-concert Performance of The Writing on the Wall, 6.30pm.

A new musical theatre performance by the Bridgewater Youth Club featuring live artwork inspired by their work with graffiti artist Sophie Backhouse.

A dramatic, semi staged performance of one of Handel&s lesser known masterpieces, Belshazzar, portraying the downfall of the blasphemous and debauched King of Babylon at the hands of the Emperor Cyrus. Video Jockey Gemma Briars will be mixing a combination of live and recorded video feed that will be projected behind the performers.

This is the second operatic collaboration between Camerata and the RNCM, following the outstanding success of Purcell&s Dido and Aeneas last season.Ticket Prices£26.00, £21.00, £15.00

Booking Information

Camerata Flexible and Bridgewater Hall Flexible Series booking by post is now open; bookings are processed in the order of the date they are received by the Box Office. Booking for individual concerts is available from Monday 22 June: online, by phone, by post and in person. Telephone the Box Office on 0161 907 5555 In person, go to Box Office, RNCM, 124 Oxford Rd, Manchester M13 9RD Click here to book online

Supported by The Manchester Camerata Trust