William Christie

    William Christie

    • William Christie
    William Christie

    William Christie

    • William Christie

    William Christie

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    Dido & Aeneas : Act 2 Prelude for the Witches "Wayward sisters, you that fright" [Sorceress] "Harm's our delight" [Chorus]William Christie
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    Dido & Aeneas : OvertureWilliam Christie
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    Dido & Aeneas : Act 1 "In our deep vaulted cell... Echo Dance of Furies" [Chorus]William Christie
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    Florente prataWilliam Christie
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    Serse, Act 1, Scene I: No 1a Accompagnato - Frondi tenere (Serse)William Christie

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        Long a leading figure in the early music performance movement, William Christie has been especially influential in restoring opera and French music to their rightful places in the Baroque repertory. He is the harpsichordist and leader of the ensemble Les Arts Florissants. Christie was born in Buffalo, New York, in 1944, and studied piano and organ as a young man. He attended Harvard, graduating with an art history degree and switching to music only for graduate study at the Yale... Read more

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