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10.2.13

In Brief: No Snow 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.) If you are snowed in today, there is plenty to keep you listening.


  • From the Teatro Real de Madrid, watch the production of Philip Glass's new opera The Perfect American, "a fictionalized biography of Walt Disney's final months." [Medici.tv]

  • Ooh -- Ivor Bolton conducts the Mozarteumorchester Salzburg in Johann Christian Bach's opera Lucio Silla, from the Mozartwoche Salzburg. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Pianist Alexandre Tharaud joins the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra at the Festival d'Automne in Paris for the world premiere of Gérard Pesson's Future is a faded song, plus music by Ravel, Webern, and Stravinsky. [France Musique]

  • Pierre-Laurent Aimard joins the Vienna Philharmonic for music by Mozart, including the Linz Symphony, at the Mozartwoche Salzburg. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Herbert Blomstedt directs the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in Bruckner's third symphony and Carl Nielsen's flute concerto, with Henrik Wiese as soloist. [BR-Klassik]

  • The Maîtrise de Notre-Dame and Maîtrise de Radio France join forces in the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris, performing music by Antoine Brumel, Frank Martin, and other contemporary composers. [France Musique]

  • Also from the Mozartwoche Salzburg, Jérémie Rhorer leads Le Cercle de l'Harmonie in arias from Pasquale Anfossi Lucio Silla, plus Mozart. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Violinist Alina Ibragimova and pianist Cédric Tiberghien perform music by Schubert, in a concert recorded on January 20 at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris. [France Musique]

  • The Orchestre Philharmonique de Liège, with conductor Domingo Hindoyan and violinist Alina Pogostkina, perform music by Sibelius, Korngold, and Barber. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • From last summer's Styriarte Festival, pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard joins the Arnold Schoenberg Choir for music by Schubert, Brahms, Schumann, and others. [France Musique]

  • Another chance to hear the Metropolitan Opera's production of Donizetti's L'Elisir d'Amore, with Anna Netrebko and Co. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Last month's recital by pianist Daniil Trifonov at the Auditorium du Louvre, including his own composition, Rachmaniana. [France Musique]

  • A harpischord recital by Ton Koopman, a "Grand Tour" of music by Byrd, Louis Couperin, Alessandro Marcello, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, and others. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Watch violinist Lisa Batiashvili play 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. [Cité de la Musique Live]

  • From the Hôtel national des Invalides in Paris, the Concert des Révélations 2013 des 20e Victoires de la Musique Classique. [France Musique]

  • The Conjunto de Música Antigua Ars Longa performs early music by Spanish composers. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • The young Quatuor Hermés playing music by Dittersdorf, Boucourechliev, and Beethoven. [France Musique]

  • A performance of Alexander Dargomyschsky's opera Russalka, recorded in 1983 in Moscow, with Vladimir Fedosejev conducting the Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, starring Konstantin Pluschnikow and Nina Terentjewa among others. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • From the Théâtre de Poissy, Jordi Savall leads his Music from the New World program, Folias antiguas and criollas, introduced by critic Renaud Machart (for those curious to hear what his voice sounds like). [France Musique]

  • Christian Zacarias joins the Göteborg Symphony for Mozart's Piano Concert No. 27, plus music by Schubert. [GSO Play]

  • A concert of music by Armenian composers, performed by cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan and pianist Gayane Hakhnazarya. [France Musique]

  • Paavo Järvi conducts the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra in Brahms's first piano concerto, with Rudolf Buchbinder as soloist. [ARTE Live Web]

  • The Quatuor Absinthe is four clarinetists. Here they are playing arrangements of music by Hugo Reinhart, Lutoslawsky, Bartók, and Rota. [France Musique]

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