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19.8.12

In Brief: Back to School Edition

Here is your regular Sunday selection of links to online audio, online video, and other good things in Blogville and Beyond. (After clicking to an audio or video stream, press the "Play" button to start the broadcast.)

  • Ivor Bolton conducts a rare revival of Das Labyrinth oder Der Kampf mit den Elementen, an opera by Peter Winter from 1798, at the Salzburg Festival. [France Musique]

  • Listen to a recital by pianist Leif Ove Andsnes at the Festival of La Roque d’Anthéron, with music by Beethoven and Chopin. [France Musique]

  • Nicholas Angelich and Bertrand Chamayou join forces with the Sinfonia Varsovia for Poulenc's Concerto for Two Pianos, at the Festival of La Roque d’Anthéron. [France Musique]

  • Another recital from the Festival of La Roque d’Anthéron features pianist Yuri Favorin playing Liszt and Schubert. [France Musique]

  • Baritone Simon Keenlyside teams up with pianist Malcolm Martineau for a recital of Mahler, Duparc, Debussy, and more at the Edinburgh Festival. [France Musique]

  • Live from the Proms, Marin Alsop conducts the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra and pianist Nelson Freire, in music by Ginastera, Villa-Lobos, Copland, and others. [France Musique]

  • Also from the Proms, Charles Dutoit conducts the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, with Benjamin Grosvenor as soloist. [France Musique]

  • Violist Lawrence Power joins the Philharmonia Orchestra, under the baton of Susanna Mälkki, for music of Bartók and Prokofiev, from the Proms. [France Musique]

  • At the Styriarte Festival in Graz, clarinetist Sharon Kam and pianist Stephan Kiefer perform a recital of music by Poulenc, Niels Gade, Berg, Brahms, and Bernstein. [France Musique]

  • Ilan Volkov joins the BBC Symphony Orchestra to mark the John Cage centenary. [BBC Proms]

  • Andrew Manze conducts the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in symphonies by Ralph Vaughan Williams. [BBC Proms]

  • The London Sinfonietta plays music by Ligeti, Berio, Xenakis, Harvey, Andriessen, and Cage. [BBC Proms]

  • If you missed John Eliot Gardiner's performance of Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande at the Proms, listen to it now via Austrian radio. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Listen to Riccardo Muti conduct the Vienna Philharmonic at the Salzburg Festival, in music by Liszt and Berlioz's Messe Solennelle. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Alessandro de Marchi conducts a performance of Francesco Provenzale's opera La Stellidaura vendicante, at the Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Hear what Pinchas Zukerman sounds like these days, with his recital from the Salzburg Festival, playing violin in Brahms, Franck, and Schumann. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Some very good music by John Cage, the Sonatas and Interludes with pianist Markus Hinterhäuser. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • The winners of the Westfield Center International Harpsichord Competition have been announced: Ignacio Prego, 1st prize ($7,500); Julia Ageyeva Hess, 2nd prize ($3,500); Stephen Gamboa, 3rd prize ($2,500); Sabina Chukurova and Ronan Khalil, Runners-up ($500 each); Audience prize: Ronan Khalil ($1,000). Congratulations to all involved! [Westfield Center]

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