Belshazzar

 

Handel Belshazzar opera to a libretto by Charles Jennens. Directed 2008 by Christof Nel with Martina Jochem at the Aix Festival. Stars Kenneth Tarver (Belshazzar), Rosemary Joshua (Nitocris), Bejun Mehta (Cyrus), Kristina Hammarström (Daniel), and Neal Davies (Gobrias). René Jacobs conducts the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin and the RIAS Kammerchor (Chorus Master Tim Brown). Sets by Roland Aeschlimann; costumes by Bettina Walter; lighting by Olaf Freese; filmed by Don Kent. Released 2011, disc has 5.1 dts-HD Master Audio sound.  Grade: NA

Here's a decent clip even if it's in SD: