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15.4.12

In Brief: Octave Edition

Here is your regular Sunday selection of links to online audio, online video, and other good things in Blogville and Beyond.

  • Daniil Trifonov joins Valery Gergiev and Mariinsky Theater Orchestra in an all-Prokofiev program. [Medici.tv]

  • Listen to Michael Hofstetter conduct the Hofkapelle München and soloists in a rare performance of Johann Adolf Hasse's opera Didone Abbandonata (1742, revised 1753), from the Château de Versailles. [France Musique]

  • Sandrine Piau joins the ensemble Les Paladins for a concert of excerpts from French Baroque opera, at the Château de Versailles. [France Musique]

  • Watch the performance of Oscar Bianchi's new opera Thanks to My Eyes. [Théâtre de La Monnaie]

  • Susan Landale takes to the Cavaillé-Coll organ in the Eglise Saint-Antoine-des-Quinze-Vingts for a recital of music by and associated with Felix Mendelssohn. [France Musique]

  • An exhibition tracing the history of an often maligned profession, the notary, at the Archives Nationales de France, including some notarized documents of some famous people. [Le Figaro]

  • The Chœur de Radio France and soloists perform Duruflé's Requiem Mass and other music by Poulenc and Dukas, in the Basilique Sainte-Clotilde. [France Musique]

  • You can watch Gustavo Dudamel conduct the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France in the first and third symphonies of Brahms. [Cité de la Musique]

  • From the Basilique Saint Victor de Marseille to end the Festival Mars en Baroque, soprano María Cristina Kiehr joins Concerto Soave and Les Éléments in a performance of Zad Moultaka's new oratorio Hachô dyôldat Alôhô. [France Musique]

  • Listen to Antonio Pappano conduct the Vienna Philharmonic in music of Haydn and Widmann. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Also, the above perform Brahms's fourth symphony. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Mikhail Pletnev conducts the Russian National Orchestra and cellist Gautier Capuçon in music by Glazunov and Prokofiev. [France Musique]

  • A performance of Verdi's Oberto, from the Orchestre National de France, with Maria Guleghina. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Violinist Sergej Krylov and pianist Itamar Golan perform a recital of Beethoven and Prokofiev at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. [France Musique]

  • From 2006 and 2010, performances by the Vienna Philharmonic, with Valery Gergiev conducting, pianist Markus Schirmer, and violinist Nikolaj Znaider. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • The Kronos Quartet performs a concert of mostly recent music as part of the 5e Biennale de quatuors à cordes, at the Cité de la Musique. [France Musique]

  • Pianist Paul Lewis joins the Leopold String Trio in a concert of music by Beethoven and Hans Krása, from the Wiener Musikverein. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • An octet of cellists from the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France performs a concert of music from the time of Claude Debussy, in the Auditorium du Musée d'Orsay. [France Musique]

  • Starting tomorrow, online video of Mariss Jansons leading the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and soloists in Leoš Janáček's Glagolitic Mass, from the Lucerne Festival. [ARTE Live Web]

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