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21.4.13

In Brief: Boston 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.)


  • Andris Nelsons leads the Berlin Philharmonic in Shostakovich's sixth symphony, a Mozart symphony (K. 319), and Wagner's overture to Tannhäuser. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • At a concert recorded last December, the Ensemble Micrologus performs Adam de la Halle's Le jeu de Robin et Marion, in the Holmens Kirke in Copenhagen. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Watch Santtu-Matias Rouvali conduct the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France in music by Sibelius and Saariaho, with soprano Anu Komsi as soloist. [Cité de la Musique Live]

  • An all-Brahms concert -- the Tragic Overture, the fourth symphony, and the double concerto (with Baiba Skride and Daniel Müller–Schott) -- from the Orchestre National de France and conducted by Claus-Peter Flor, at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. [France Musique]

  • A performance of Berlioz's Béatrice et Bénedict at the Theater an der Wien, with the Arnold Schoenberg Chor and ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien conducted by Leo Hussain. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Bass-baritone Bryn Terfel and pianist Llyr Williams perform Schubert, Schumann, Ibert, and others, recorded at the Verbier Festival in 2011. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Watch Kent Nagano conduct the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal in the overture to William Tell's William Tell, Bruckner's sixth symphony, and Beethoven's third piano concerto with soloist Till Fellner. [Medici.tv]

  • Diego Fasolis leads I Barocchisti, the Coro della Radiotelevisione Svizzera, and soloists in Antonio Caldara's Psalms and Magnificat for the Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul, recorded last October at the Chiesa del Collegio Papio in Ascona. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Some chamber music by Brahms, with violist Tabea Zimmermann, mezzo-soprano Yvonne Naef, pianist Silke Avenhaus, and the Quatuor Armida. [France Musique]

  • David Robertson was in Munich leading the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in Britten's Sinfonia da requiem, Stravinsky's Symphony in Three Movements, and Beethoven's fifth piano concerto with Yefim Bronfman as soloist. [BR-Klassik]

  • An interesting program of music by Debussy and Scriabin conducted by Louis Langrée, with the Orchestre Philharmonique Royal de Liège, the Choeur Symphonique de Namur, and pianist Severin von Eckardstein. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • David Zinman conducts the Orchestre National de France in Sibelius's violin concerto, with soloist Alina Pogostkina, and Dvořák's sixth symphony at the Théâtre du Châtelet. [France Musique]

  • Violinist Baiba Skride and pianist Lauma Skride perform music by Schubert, Bartók, Brahms, and Beethoven recorded in Graz. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • From the Auditorium du Louvre, chamber music by Mozart, Fauré, and Brahms with pianist Martin Helmchen and friends. [France Musique]

  • A Mendelssohn string quartet and Berg's Lyric Suite, performed by the Quatuor Voce. [France Musique]

  • Louis Langrée and Kazuki Yamada take turns conducting the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris in music by Stravinsky, Shostakovich, Debussy, and Poulenc at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. [France Musique]

  • A recital by pianist Igor Levit at the Wigmore Hall in London, with music by Schubert, Bach, Prokofiev, and others. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • At the Opéra Comique, a concert of music by Leopold Mozart and the young Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart led by Ton Koopman, with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France. [France Musique]

  • H. K. Gruber leads the BBC Philharmonic, Dirigent in music by James MacMillan, Bernstein, Gruber, and Britten's Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings with Ian Bostridge as soloist. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • A concert of music by Beethoven, featuring pianist François-Frédéric Guy and friends. [France Musique]

  • Watch a triple-bill of ballets choreographed by Benjamin Millepied for the Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève. [ARTE Live Web]

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