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25.3.12

In Brief: Czech Edition

Here is your regular Sunday selection of links to good things in Blogville and Beyond.

  • Watch Mark Minkowski lead Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenoble in Schubert's 9th symphony (embedded here). Also the fifth symphony, the Unfinished, and the sixth. [ARTE Live Web]

  • Emmanuel Krivine conducts La Chambre Philharmonique in two Haydn symphonies -- 82 and 83, the Bear and the Hen -- and a Mozart violin concerto with Isabelle Faust as soloist. [France Musique]

  • From last October, La Scala's production of Rossini's La donna del lago, with Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Listen to Esa-Pekka Salonen conduct the Philharmonia Orchestra in music of Kodály and Bartók, including the latter's second violin concerto with Christian Tetzlaff. [France Musique]

  • Hear Renée Fleming and Marcelo Álvarez in the Opera National de Paris production of Massenet's Manon. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • From the Théâtre du Châtelet, Daniele Gatti conducts Mahler's tenth symphony in the Deryck Cooke version. [France Musique]

  • From Barcelona, a concert by the Cuarteto Casals playing music of Mozart, Shostakovich, Schubert, and Bartók. [France Musique]

  • On Tuesday, watch the video of De Munt's production of Dvořák's Rusalka, directed by Stefan Herheim. [Théâtre de la Monnaie]

  • Musicians from Les Arts Florissants perform music by Purcell and other composers at the Opéra Comique. [France Musique]

  • Yet another film on Marie-Antoinette's and the final days of the French monarchy at Versailles is coming, this time directed by Benoît Jacquot (adapted from the novel by Chantal Thomas, Les adieux à la reine, winner of the Prix Femina in 2002) and starring Diane Kruger (Marie-Antoinette) and Virginie Ledoyen (La Princesse de Polignac). [Le Point]

  • Some photos of the costumes from the new film Les adieux à la reine. [L'Express]

  • From the Église Saint-Louis-en-l'Ile, a recital by organist Benjamin Alard, with music by Scheidemann, Scheidt, and Buxtehude. [France Musique]

  • An interview with two of the stars from Les adieux à la reine, Diane Kruger (Marie-Antoinette) and Léa Seydoux, who plays Sidonie Laborde, the servant whose job it is to read to the Queen. [L'Express]

  • The Quatuor Voce performs a recital in the Auditorium du Louvre, with music by Franck and Ravel. [France Musique]

  • Lise de la Salle and the Quatuor Modigliani speak about and play music for the program Salons de la Musique. [ARTE Live Web]

2 comments:

Immanuel Gilen said...

Great list, as usual. One minor comment, though: Rusalka is not live, but a broadcast from a performance earlier this month that will be available for three weeks.

Charles T. Downey said...

Thanks for that -- information corrected!