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28.10.12

In Brief: Hurricane Sandy 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.)

  • From the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord, hear a rare performance of Niccolò Piccinni's Atys, performed by the Le Cercle de l’Harmonie under violinist Julien Chauvin. [France Musique]

  • A performance of Glinka's A Life for the Czar, with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio-France this summer. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Frédéric Chaslin leads the singers of Les Cris de Paris and the Orchestre National de France in Massenet's La Navarraise (1894) and David Alagna's Le dernier jour d’un condamné (2007), from the Salle Pleyel in Paris. [France Musique]

  • Hear Franz Welser-Möst conduct the Cleveland Orchestra in Bruckner's fifth symphony, recorded last year at Severance Hall. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • From the refectory of the Abbaye de Clairvaux, Mathieu Romano leads the vocal ensemble Aedes in music by Schubert and Philippe Hersant, as part of the Festival Ombres et Lumières. [France Musique]

  • Hear a performance of Haydn's oratorio Die Schöpfung, with Musica Saeculorum and conductor Philipp von Steinaecker, recorded last month in Brixen Cathedral. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • An all-Brahms concert from the Orchestre National de France and Kurt Masur: the second symphony and the first piano concerto with Lars Vogt, from the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. [France Musique]

  • A classic recording of Lully's Phaëton, made by Les Musiciens du Louvre and Marc Minkowski in 1993. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • The Chœur de Radio France and Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, under the baton of Vladimir Fedoseyev, in music of Tchaikovsky and Schnittke. [France Musique]

  • You can listen to the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra play two Sibelius symphonies, nos. 4 and 7, plus trumpeter Hakan Hardenberger in Gruber's Aerial. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Here is the second part of a recital by pianist Frank Braley, from the Festival Les Solistes des Serres d’Auteuil, with music by Debussy, Falla, Gershwin, and Philippe Hersant. [France Musique]

  • The Minetti Quartet plays music by Mozart, Schubert, and Mendelssohn, at the Ö1 Musiksalon 2012 in Vienna. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Georg Solti leads a 1975 recording of Bizet's Carmen, with Tatiana Troyanos (Carmen), Plácido Domingo (Don José), José van Dam (Escamillo), and Kiri te Kanawa (Micaëla). [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Listen to a concert by the Ensemble Hémiolia, an all-Handel program with soprano Capucine Meens. [France Musique]

  • Listen to violinist Ilya Gringolts and the SWR Radio Symphony Orchestra of Stuttgart, under the baton of Stéphane Denève, in music of Ravel, Shostakovich, and Strauss. [France Musique]

  • The piano duo of Andreas Grau and Götz Schumacher plays a cool program of music by Debussy, Ravel, Stravinsky, and George Crumb. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • A recital last month by pianist Julia Kociuban, with music by Haydn, Ligeti, and Schumann, at the Festival Les Solistes des Serres d’Auteuil. [France Musique]

  • From the same festival, another recital by pianist Philippe Bianconi in music of Schumann, Debussy, and Ivan Fedele. [France Musique]

  • Here is a concert by violinists Robert Mealy and Julie Andrijeski and friends, from the 2011 Boston Early Music Festival. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • From the Wiener Konzerthaus, the Belcea Quartet plays music by Brahms and Richard Strauss. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • A heads-up for later in the week: the Bavarian State Opera will broadcast their performance of Jörg Widmann's Babylon from Munich on November 3. [Bayerische Staatsoper]

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