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25.11.12

In Brief: Giving Thanks 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.)


  • Watch clarinetist Martin Fröst with the Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse, under the baton of Giovanni Antonini, founder of the Il Giardino Armonico, with music by Kraus, Mozart, and Beethoven. [Medici.tv]

  • The JACK Quartet played music by Mincek, Cage, Bianchi, and Robin and at the Festival Musica in Strasbourg in September. [France Musique]

  • Have a listen to the winners of this year's Hamamatsu International Piano Competition. [Medici.tv]

  • From the Auditorium du Louvre last month, a recital by violinist Ray Chen and pianist Julien Quentin. [France Musique]

  • David Zinman conducts the Vienna Symphony in Bruckner's fourth symphony, and with Nelson Freire as soloist, in Schumann's A minor piano concerto. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Listen to the NDR Radiophilharmonie perform music by Weill and Haydn under conductor Michael Sanderling, with violinist Daniel Hope in Bruch's first violin concerto. [France Musique]

  • Michele Mariotti conducts Rossini's Matilde di Shabran at this summer's Pesaro Festival. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • The Maîtrise de Radio France performs sacred music from the 19th century in the Basilica of Sainte-Clotilde. [France Musique]

  • Cornelius Meister conducts the ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien in music by Dvořák and Srnka. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Pianists Pascal Rogé and Amy Rogé join the Orchestre National de France, under conductor Andrew Grams, for a program of music by Poulenc and Mozart, from the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. [France Musique]

  • Frans Brüggen conducts the Orchester des 18. Jahrhunderts in music by Bach and Rameau. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • The Ensemble Contraste joins mezzo-soprano Karine Deshayes for music by Gabriel Fauré, Ernest Chausson, and Guillaume Lekeu, from the Auditorium de Dijon. [France Musique]

  • John Storgårds conducts the Helsinki Philharmonic in Nielsen's fourth symphony, plus Tchaikovsky with cellist Gautier Capuçon. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Archival recordings of the Vienna Philharmonic in music of Beethoven and Tchaikovsky. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Music by Vierne, Fauré, Debussy, and Ravel from cellist Xavier Phillips and pianist Florent Boffard, from the Auditorium de Dijon. [France Musique]

  • From this summer's Prague Early Music Festival the ensemble Forma Antiqva in music by José de Nebra, Santiago de Murcia, Giovanni Girolamo Kapsberger, and Domenico Scarlatti. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • More Debussy and Ravel from the Auditorium de Dijon, with violinist David Grimal, cellist Xavier Phillips, and pianist Claire Désert. [France Musique]

  • Also, a recital at the Auditorium de Dijon by mezzo-soprano Karine Deshayes and pianist Philippe Cassard. [France Musique]

  • From September's Schubertiade Schwarzenberg, the song cycle Die schöne Müllerin with tenor Mauro Peter and pianist Helmut Deutsch. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Mezzo-soprano Ida Aldrian and organist Sigrid Gartner team up for a program of music by Bach, Mozart, Brahms, and Mendelssohn. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Listen to a performance of Bellini's I puritani recorded earlier this month at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris, from the forces of the Opéra de Lyon under Evelino Pido. [France Musique]

  • From 1959, Karl Böhm conducts Mozart's Don Giovanni at the Metropolitan Opera, with George London (Don Giovanni), Eleanor Steber (Donna Anna), Cesare Valletti (Don Ottavio), and Lisa Della Casa (Donna Elvira). [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

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