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William Walton - Belshazzar's Feast

Michael Berkeley looks at William Walton's Belshazzar's Feast, the first commission given by the BBC to a British composer. It is put in the context of Walton's life, from the industrial town of Oldham to the Italian island of Ischia, and ends with a performance in Leeds Town Hall.

1 hour, 15 minutes

Last on

Fri 3 Feb 2012 19:30


Role Contributor
PresenterMichael Berkeley
DirectorSimon Broughton
Series ProducerPeter Maniura