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3.2.13

In Brief: February 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.)


  • At the Théâtre des Abbesses in Paris last December, harpsichordist Céline Frisch plays the first book of Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier. [France Musique]

  • Marc Minkowski directs Les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble in Mozart's Lucio Silla at the Mozartwoche Salzburg, with Rolando Villazón and Olga Peretyatko. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Herbert Blomstedt conducts baritone Christian Gerhaher and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in Dvořák's Biblische Lieder. [BR-Klassik]

  • From Lausanne last fall, Concerto Köln performs Leonardo Vinci's L'Artaserse, with Philippe Jaroussky and Max Emanuel Cencic. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Watch Tugan Sokhiev conduct Mahler's sixth symphony with the Orchestre National du Capitole in Toulouse. [Medici.tv]

  • Violinist Lisa Batiashvili plays the Brahms violin concerto with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, under conductor Markus Stenz, who also conducts Mahler's fifth symphony at the Salle Pleyel. [France Musique]

  • Songs by Schubert and Mahler performed by baritone Gerald Finley and pianist Julius Drake, recorded in Vienna. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Conductor Louis Langrée and cellist Sol Gabetta join Camerata Salzburg for music by Mozart, Bizet, and Leopold Hofmann at the Salzburg Mozartwoche. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • René Jacobs leads the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin in music of Beethoven and Haydn, recorded in 2011. [France Musique]

  • Cellist Nicolas Altstaedt joins the Quatuor Ebène for Schubert's C major quintet, plus music by Mendelssohn and Kurtág, recorded in Graz. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • A recital of John Dowland's lute songs by baritone Marc Mauillon and harpist Angélique Mauillon, in the Opéra Comique. [France Musique]

  • From the Mozartwoche Salzburg, Marc Minkowski and Les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble perform excerpts of Mozart's Don Giovanni. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Pianist Maria João Pires joins the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in Lucerne last spring, under the baton of Bernard Haitink, for the K.466 piano concerto of Mozart and Bruckner's fourth symphony. [France Musique]

  • Sacred music by Giacomo Carissimi performed by Concerto Romano, directed by Alessandro Quarta, at the Wiener Konzerthaus last month. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • From the Auditorium de Lyon, sacred music by Mendelssohn and Liszt performed by organist Vincent Warnier with the Chœurs et Solistes de Lyon, directed by Bernard Tétu. [France Musique]

  • Timothy Brock conducts the ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien in Shostakovich's score for the film The New Babylon. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Listen to performances from La Folle Journée de Nantes. [France Musique]

  • A classic recording of Donizetti's Anna Bolena, starring Elena Souliotis and Marilyn Horne, recorded at the Vienna State Opera in 1968. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Music of Schumann, Paderewski, and Chopin from pianist Nelson Goerner, the National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, and conductor Jacek Kaspsyk, recorded in Warsaw in 2010. [France Musique]

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