William Christie
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1944-12-19
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William Christie

Biography

William Lincoln Christie (born December 19, 1944 in Buffalo, New York) is an American-born French conductor and harpsichordist. He is a specialist in baroque repertoire and is the founder of the ensemble Les Arts Florissants. ...

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Biography

William Lincoln Christie (born December 19, 1944 in Buffalo, New York) is an American-born French conductor and harpsichordist. He is a specialist in baroque repertoire and is the founder of the ensemble Les Arts Florissants.

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George Frideric Handel
Belshazzar - oratorio: Act 2; Oh glorious prince! (Chorus)
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Belshazzar - oratorio: Act 2; Oh glorious prince! (Chorus)
Jean-Joseph de Mondonville
'Elevaverunt flumina', from Dominus Regnavit
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'Elevaverunt flumina', from Dominus Regnavit
Jean-Philippe Rameau
'Tendre amour' from Les indes galantes, adapted with a sacred text
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'Tendre amour' from Les indes galantes, adapted with a sacred text
Jean-Philippe Rameau
Castor et Pollux: opening funeral chorus, adapted to 'Kyrie Eleison'
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Castor et Pollux: opening funeral chorus, adapted to 'Kyrie Eleison'
Jean-Joseph de Mondonville
In exitu Israel (excerpts)
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In exitu Israel (excerpts)
Jean-Philippe Rameau
In convertendo Dominus
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In convertendo Dominus
Jean-Philippe Rameau
Quam dilecta tabernacula
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Quam dilecta tabernacula
Jean-Philippe Rameau
Deus noster refugium
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Deus noster refugium
Michel-Richard de Lalande
Super flumina Babilonis
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Super flumina Babilonis
Jean-Philippe Rameau
Hippolyte et Aricie, Act V Scene 3: Ou Suis-Je? - Quels doux concerts! (Aricie)
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Hippolyte et Aricie, Act V Scene 3: Ou Suis-Je? - Quels doux concerts! (Aricie)
Antoine Dauvergne
Concert de simphonies à IV parties in F major (Op.3 No.2)
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Concert de simphonies à IV parties in F major (Op.3 No.2)
François Couperin
Duet 'Volez, hymen, volez quand l'amour vous appelle' from 'Enée et Didon'
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Duet 'Volez, hymen, volez quand l'amour vous appelle' from 'Enée et Didon'
André Campra
Duet 'Que vois-je! Quel objet!' from 'Le Triomphe de la Folie'
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Duet 'Que vois-je! Quel objet!' from 'Le Triomphe de la Folie'
Louis-Nicolas Clérambault
Monarque redouté de ces royaumes sombres - from 'Orphée'
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Monarque redouté de ces royaumes sombres - from 'Orphée'
Marin Marais
La Rêveuse (La somiadora), from 'Suite d'un Gout Étrange'
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La Rêveuse (La somiadora), from 'Suite d'un Gout Étrange'
Nicolas Bernier
Duet 'O nuit, c'est à tes voiles sombres' from 'Diane et Endymion'
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Duet 'O nuit, c'est à tes voiles sombres' from 'Diane et Endymion'
Élisabeth-Claude Jacquet de La Guerre
Dormez, dormez, ne vous défendez pas d'un sommeil si rempli de charmes
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Dormez, dormez, ne vous défendez pas d'un sommeil si rempli de charmes
André Campra
Cantata 'Les Femmes'
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Cantata 'Les Femmes'
Nicolas Bernier
Cantata 'Jupiter et Europe'
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Cantata 'Jupiter et Europe'
François Couperin
Excerpts from 'Recueil d'airs sérieux et à boire'
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Excerpts from 'Recueil d'airs sérieux et à boire'
André Campra
'Volez, hymen, volez quand l'amour vous appelle' - duet from 'Enée e Didon'
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'Volez, hymen, volez quand l'amour vous appelle' - duet from 'Enée e Didon'
George Frideric Handel
Giulio Cesare in Egitto - Act 3; Da tempeste il legno infranto
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Giulio Cesare in Egitto - Act 3; Da tempeste il legno infranto
Henry Purcell
'Come all ye songsters...May the God of Wit inspire' (The Fairy Queen, Act II)
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'Come all ye songsters...May the God of Wit inspire' (The Fairy Queen, Act II)
George Frideric Handel
Teseo - Act 2, sc. 1; Dolce riposo, ed innocente pace
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Teseo - Act 2, sc. 1; Dolce riposo, ed innocente pace
George Frideric Handel
Belshazzar - oratorio: Act 1; O sacred oracles of truth! (Air)
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Belshazzar - oratorio: Act 1; O sacred oracles of truth! (Air)
George Frideric Handel
Alcina - Act 1 sc.15; Tornami a vagheggiar [aria]
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Alcina - Act 1 sc.15; Tornami a vagheggiar [aria]
George Frideric Handel
The King shall rejoice - coronation anthem HWV.260 opening chorus
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The King shall rejoice - coronation anthem HWV.260 opening chorus
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Playlists featuring William Christie
Essential Classics: Guest Choices
Essential Classics: Guest Choices
Radio 3 Breakfast: Music Box
Radio 3 Breakfast: Music Box
20 Years of Private Passions
20 Years of Private Passions


Past BBC Events

Prom 17: Rameau – Grands Motets Proms 2014
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Royal Albert Hall
2014-07-29T16:12:37
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Jul
Prom 17: Rameau – Grands Motets Proms 2014

Prom 17: Rameau – Grands Motets Proms 2014

29 July 2014
Prom 07 Proms 2009
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Royal Albert Hall
2009-07-21T16:12:37
21
Jul

Prom 07 Proms 2009

21 July 2009
Prom 52 Proms 2005
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Royal Albert Hall
2005-08-23T16:12:37
23
Aug

Prom 52 Proms 2005

23 August 2005
Prom 02 Proms 1998
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Royal Albert Hall
1998-07-18T16:12:37
18
Jul

Prom 02 Proms 1998

18 July 1998
Prom 21 Proms 1996
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Royal Albert Hall
1996-08-05T16:12:37
5
Aug

Prom 21 Proms 1996

5 August 1996


William Christie Biography

William Lincoln Christie (born December 19, 1944 in Buffalo, New York) is an American-born French conductor and harpsichordist. He is a specialist in baroque repertoire and is the founder of the ensemble Les Arts Florissants.

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