Buffalo, Erie County, New York, United States (1944 – present)
William Lincoln Christie (born December 19, 1944 in Buffalo, New York) is the founder and director of Les Arts Florissants.
Christie studied art history at Harvard University (where he was briefly assistant conductor of the Harvard Glee Club) and music at Yale University. He moved to France in 1971, where he became known for his interpretations of Baroque music, particularly French Baroque music, working with René Jacobs and others.
In 1979 he founded Les Arts Florissants, named after the opera… read more
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|2||Handel: Acis and Galatea, HWV 49a, Act 1: No. 1, Sinfonia (Presto - Adagio)||13 listeners|
|3||Purcell : King Arthur : Overture to Act 1||7 listeners|
|4||Purcell : King Arthur : Air||5 listeners|
|5||Purcell : King Arthur : Act 1 "Brave souls, to be renown'd in story" [Chorus]||4 listeners|
|6||Purcell : King Arthur : Act 1 "The white horse neigh'd aloud" [Bass, Tenor, Chorus]||4 listeners|
|7||Purcell : King Arthur : Act 1 "I call you all to Woden's Hall" [Tenor, Chorus]||2 listeners|
|8||Purcell : King Arthur : Act 1 "Come if you dare" [Tenor, Chorus]||2 listeners|
|9||Purcell : King Arthur : Act 3 "Tis I that have warm'd ye" [Soprano] "Tis love that has warm'd us" [Chorus]||2 listeners|
|10||Purcell : King Arthur : Act 4 "How happy the lover" [Tenor, Chorus] Ritornello "For love every creature" [Soprano, Bass, Chorus] "In vain are our graces" [Chorus]||2 listeners|
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