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9.9.12

In Brief: Cool Air 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.) There is so much this week that you had better get started.

  • Riccardo Chailly leads the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra in Mahler's sixth symphony and Messiaen's Et exspecto resurrectionem mortuorum, at the Proms in London. [France Musique, or video from ARTE Live Web]

  • From the Salzburg Festival, tenor Juan Diego Flórez and pianist Vincenzo Scaliera perform music by Bononcini, Rossini, Gounod, and others. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • From the Abbaye du Thoronet, Brigitte Lesne conducts the Ensemble Discantus in music from the medieval Winchester Troper, in transcriptions by musicologist Susan Rankin, plus a new work by Pierre Chépélov. [France Musique]

  • Watch Leonard Slatkin conduct the Orchestre National de Lyon's season opener, with Berlioz's Grande Messe des Morts. [Medici.tv]

  • The Trio Wanderer plays music of Dvořák, Schubert, and Friedrich-Robert Volkmann (1815-1883), at the Festival de Radio France et Montpellier-Languedoc Roussillon. [France Musique]

  • At the Cité de la Musique, the Arditti Quartet plays Philippe Manoury's Stringendo, Francesca Verunelli's Unfolding (for string quartet and electronics), and Brian Ferneyhough's sixth quartet. [France Musique]

  • From the Festival de Radio France et Montpellier-Languedoc Roussillon, violinist Nicolas Dautricourt and pianist Jean-Frédéric Neuburger play music by Schubert, Tchaikovsky, Webern, and others. [France Musique]

  • Our own Jens Laurson has been covering the inaugural concerts of Lorin Maazel with the Munich Philharmonic. Have a listen yourself to one of Maazel's concerts, a program of Grofé and Gershwin, plus Barber from last spring. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • The video streams from Brussels return this week: tune in starting on Tuesday for their staging of Pascal Dusapin's Passion, a work of dance and music derived from the story of Orpheus and Eurydice. [Théâtre Royal de La Monnaie]

  • The Brucknerfest 2012 opens with the Bruckner Orchester Linz, under Dennis Russell Davies, performing Mahler's third symphony. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • From the Festival de La Roque d'Anthéron, Bertrand Chamayou and Jean-Frédéric Neuburger join the Hong Kong Sinfonietta for an all-Mendelssohn program including the concerto for two pianos. [France Musique]

  • Jukka-Pekka Saraste conducts the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, at the Musik-Festival Grafenegg 2012, in music by MacMillan, Haydn, and Brahms. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • From one year ago, listen to Christian Thielemann conduct the Dresden Staatskapelle, with Tzimon Barto as soloist in Pfitzner, plus Brahms and Busoni. [France Musique]

  • A recital by Leif Ove Andsnes at the Schubertiade Schwarzenberg 2012, with music by Beethoven and Chopin. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Listen to the London Symphony Orchestra in music of Vlad Maistorovici, Ravel, and Strauss, with baritone Thomas Dolié, from the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence. [France Musique]

  • Listen to the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, under Bernard Haitink, play Bruckner's ninth symphony and Beethoven's fourth piano concerto, with Murray Perahia as soloist, at the Proms in London. [France Musique]

  • From Hamburg, watch Thomas Hengelbrock direct the season opening concert of the NDR Symphony Orchestra, with music by Mozart and Schubert. [ARTE Live Web]

  • An intriguing program of music for solo cello -- Britten's second suite, Ginastera's Puneña N°. 2, and Kodály's op. 8 sonata -- from Xavier Phillips at the Festival de Radio France et Montpellier-Languedoc Roussillon. [France Musique]

  • From the Frankfurt Festival, Lang Lang and glass harmonica player Christa Schönfeldinger with the HR Symphony Orchestra and conductor Paavo Järvi, playing music by Jörg Widmann, Prokofiev, and Rachmaninoff. [France Musique]

  • Watch video from the last night of the Proms (scroll down to bottom of the page to see the embedded video). [France Musique]

  • Finally, if you enjoy jazz, check out the series of videos from the Jazz à La Villette festival. [Cité de la Musique Live]

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