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William Christie

William Christie has been played on NTS shows including Time Is Away, with Prelude (While The Cold Genius Rises) first played on 10 August 2021.

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 of the…

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Prelude (While The Cold Genius Rises)
Purcell, Gens, McFadden, Piau, Waters, Best, Padmore, Paton, Salomaa, Les Arts Florissants, William Christie
Erato1995
Prelude (While The Cold Genius Rises)
Purcell, Gens, McFadden, Piau, Waters, Best, Padmore, Paton, Salomaa, Les Arts Florissants, William ChristieErato1995
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When I Am Laid In Earth (Dido)
Purcell, Gens, Marin-Degor, Brua, Berg, Les Arts Florissants, William Christie
Erato1995
When I Am Laid In Earth (Dido)
Purcell, Gens, Marin-Degor, Brua, Berg, Les Arts Florissants, William ChristieErato1995
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