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13.1.13

In Brief: Foggy Town 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 Lausanne, a rare performance of Leonardo Vinci's opera Artaserse, with Philippe Jaroussky, Max Emanuel Cencic, and Concerto Köln. [France Musique]

  • Fabio Luisi conducts a performance of Janáček's Jenůfa at the Zurich Opera, recorded last month, with Kristine Opolais and Christopher Ventris. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Listen to Georges Prêtre conduct the Vienna Philharmonic in Beethoven's seventh symphony, plus Stravinsky's Firebird suite and Ravel's Bolero. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • The Quatuor Diotima plays a concert at the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord with music by Schoenberg and Beethoven, plus the revised version of Pierre Boulez's Livre pour Quatuor, parties 4 et 6. [France Musique]

  • A recital by pianist Cédric Tiberghien, recorded in 2011 at the Schubertiade Hohenems festival. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Watch Valery Gergiev conduct the Mariinsky Theater Orchestra at the Salle Pleyel in Paris, in an all-Shostakovich program, with pianist Denis Matsuev as soloist. [Cité de la Musique Live]

  • Kent Nagano conducts the Mahler Chamber Orchestra in an Ives program, including songs orchestrated by Georg Friedrich Haas, sung by Chen Reiss and Thomas Hampson, plus the second symphony of John Adams. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Andrés Orozco-Estrada conducts the Orchestre National de France at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées with music by Kodaly and Rachmaninoff, plus Schumann's second piano concerto with Martin Helmchen as soloist. [France Musique]

  • Philippe Herreweghe conducts the Collegium Vocale Gent in a concert of sacred music by Buxtehude and Bach, recorded last September in the St. Jakobskirche in Köthen. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • The young Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov performs at the Kennedy Center next weekend. Get a preview of him playing at the Auditorium du Louvre in Paris. [Medici.tv]

  • Riccardo Chailly conducts the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra and Chorus in Mendelssohn's "Lobgesang" symphony, in a concert at the Vatican last spring. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Thanks to reader Johan Larsson in Stockholm, who advises us that you can watch some videos of performances by the Goteborg Symphony. [GSO Play]

  • The Orchestre Français des Jeunes celebrates its 30th anniversary with a concert conducted by Dennis Russell Davies, with music by Haydn and Ravel, plus Philip Glass's 10th symphony. [France Musique]

  • Gautier Capuçon joins the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France for music by Saint-Saëns and Ravel, plus Éric Tanguy's Éclipse (1999) and Albert Roussel's third symphony. [France Musique]

  • Pianist Laurent Wagschal and members of the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France perform an octet by Ferdinand Ries and the op. 20 septet by Beethoven. [France Musique]

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