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24.6.12

In Brief: Waldbühne Edition

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

  • Watch René Jacobs lead Concerto Vocale, the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, and the Konzertchor der Deutschen Staatsoper Berlin in Emilio de' Cavalieri's Rappresentatione di anima et di corpo (or you can listen to audio only from France Musique). [Cité de la Musique Live]

  • Listen to the finalists of the singing competition of the Concours Musical International de Montréal earlier this month, with the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal conducted by Alan Trudel. [France Musique]

  • Daniel Barenboim leads the Berlin Staatskapelle in Bruckner's fifth symphony at the Wiener Festwochen. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • From the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, pianist Makoto Ozone joins the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris under the direction of Thomas Zehetmair, for a concert of music by Haydn, Ravel, and Mozart. It concludes with Ozone's improvisations on themes by Mozart. [France Musique]

  • Also from the Festival Mozart at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Jérémie Rhorer leads an all-Mozart program with Le Cercle de l’Harmonie, including the Coronation Mass. [France Musique]

  • More Mozart from the Festival de Saint-Denis, as Colin Davis conducts the Orchestre National de France and the Chœur de Radio France, in the Requiem Mass and other works. [France Musique]

  • Also from the Festival de Saint-Denis, the Chœur and Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, under the baton of Daniel Harding, perform Schönberg's Verklärte Nacht and Schubert's B-flat major Mass, D. 950. [ARTE Live Web]

  • Kyrill Karabits leads the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, in music of Rachmaninoff and Walton. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Charles Dutoit leads the Dresden Staatskapelle, with Yuja Wang as soloist, in music of Prokofiev, Debussy, and Respighi. [France Musique]

  • There is a new exhibit of work by Laurent Grasso at the Musée du Jeu de Paume: take a look at some images. [Le Monde]

  • Hear the Borodin Quartet play Tchaikovsky and Brahms at the Wiener Musikverein, as part of the Wiener Festwochen. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Live from the Parc André Citroën, a banner concert for the annual Fête de la Musique, with the Orchestre National de France. [France Musique]

  • A 1983 performance of Wagner's Das Liebesverbot in Munich, with Wolfgang Sawallisch conducting Hermann Prey and Wolfgang Fassler. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • From Les Chorégies d'Orange, a concert of operatic excerpts featuring Joseph Calleja and other singers with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo. [France Musique]

  • From London last September, the Royal Opera's performance of Gounod's Faust, with Vittorio Grigolo, René Pape, Angela Gheorghiu, and Dmitri Hvorostovsky. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • From Vienna last year, pianist Till Fellner and the Minetti String Quartet perform music by Dvořák, Szymanowski, and Mozart. [France Musique]

  • Jean-Claude Casadesus and the Orchestre National de Lille celebrate the 150th birthday of Claude Debussy. On the menu are Le Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune, La Mer, Les Nocturnes, and a suite version of the orchestral interludes that Debussy added to Pelléas et Melisande to cover scene changes. [ARTE Live Web]

  • Les Cris de Paris performs the world premiere of Johannes Maria Staud's Le voyage, as well as music by Jonathan Harvey and Marta Gentilucci. [France Musique]

  • Andris Nelsons leads the Berlin Philharmonic in today's annual outdoor concert at the Waldbühne, with music by Tchaikovsky including the fifth symphony and the 1812 Overture. The live broadcast begins at 2:15 pm EDT. [ARTE Live Web]

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

These recommendations from Austrian Radio - I never find a link to listen when I follow them. How does one do that?

Charles T. Downey said...

Ooh, thanks for asking that -- I should probably start including little instruction notes for the various sites, because others may need a little guidance, too. For the ORF, you click on the little arrow in the circle that looks like a "Play" button. For the France Musique site, there is a similar button, in the little red box that says "(ré)écouter l'émission." That being said, some of these concerts end up not being available for on-demand listening, so if there is no play button you are out of luck.