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16.6.13

In Brief: Dear Old Dad 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 the Salle Pleyel, watch Vasily Petrenko lead the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France in Shostakovich's fourth symphony, plus Tchaikovsky's violin concerto with Julia Fischer as soloist. [Cité de la Musique Live]

  • Listen to a performance of Wagner's Tristan und Isolde, conducted by Franz Welser-Möst at the Wiener Staatsoper, starring Peter Seiffert (Tristan), Nina Stemme (Isolde), Stephen Milling (König Marke), Jochen Schmeckenbecher (Kurwenal), and Janina Baechle (Brangäne). [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • A rare performance of Vaughan Williams's opera The Pilgrim's Progress, from English National Opera, recorded last November. Streaming may not be available until Monday. [France Musique]

  • Andris Nelsons conducts the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in Wagner's Tannhäuser overture and the Wesendonck-Lieder with Angela Denoke, plus Dvořák's eighth symphony -- the concert reviewed by our own Jens Laurson. [BR-Klassik]

  • From Copenhagen, a concert by the Danish National Radio Symphony with Marc Albrecht at the podium, performing music by Wagner and Strauss, plus pianist Kun Woo Paik in Dvořák's G minor piano concerto. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Watch Sophie Karthäuser and the Orfeo Baroque Orchestra perform music by Mozart and Grétry at the Schwetzingen Festival. [ARTE Live Web]

  • A recital by tenor Jonas Kaufmann and pianist Helmut Deutsch, recorded last year at the Musikverein in Vienna, with songs by Liszt, Mahler, Duparc, Strauss, and others. [France Musique]

  • Paolo Arrivabeni conducts Gaetano Donizetti's opera La Favorite, recorded last February at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, with Alice Coote, Judith Gauthier, Marc Laho, and Ludovic Tézier. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • A concert with the late Colin Davis leading the Orchestre National de France, recorded last summer at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, pairing Dvořák's seventh symphony and Beethoven's fifth piano concerto with Emanuel Ax as soloist. [France Musique]

  • Simon Rattle leads members of the Berlin Philharmonic and the Ensemble WienBerlin, in music of Wagner, Britten, Ligeti, Hindemith, and Gregory Emfietzis, at the Wiener Festwochen. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • From the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Daniele Gatti leads the Orchestre National de France in excerpts of Wagner's operas, plus Stravinsky's music for The Rite of Spring. [France Musique]

  • The Croatian Baroque Ensemble, under violinist Laura Vadjon, performs music by Vivaldi and Alessandro Scarlatti, at the Internationalen Barocktage Stift Melk. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Listen to a concert from this past April at the Cité de la Musique by the Kammerorchester Basel, conducted by Trevor Pinnock, with music by Wagner and Mozart, plus Chopin's second piano concerto with soloist Maria João Pires. [France Musique]

  • The Pacifica Quartet plays the Wiener Musikverein, with quartets by Ravel, Boccherini, and Shostakovich. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • From the Cité de la Musique, cellist Xavier Phillips and violist David Gaillard join David Grimal and Les Dissonances for a concert of music by Dutilleux, Barber, and Britten. [France Musique]

  • David Robertson leads the ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien at the Wiener Festwochen, playing music by Stravinsky, Steven Mackey, and Ligeti, with Anthony Marwood as soloist. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • From last year's Edinburgh Festival, a recital by violinist Leonidas Kavakos and pianist Nikolai Lugansky, with music by Janáček, Brahms, Stravinsky, and Respighi. [France Musique]

  • Sakari Oramo conducts the Vienna Philharmonic in Lutoslawski's Variations symphoniques and Per Norgard's eighth symphony, plus Hilary Hahn playing the Sibelius violin concerto, at the Wiener Festwochen. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Watch conductor Andrey Boreyko lead the Orchestre de Paris in Lutoslaski's Concerto for Orchestra, Tchaikovsky's third orchestral suite, and Liszt's second piano concerto with soloist Khatia Buniatishvili. [Cité de la Musique Live]

  • Listen to the Vienna Symphony at the Wiener Festwochen, in Zemlinsky's Die Seejungfrau plus Alisa Weilerstein playing Dvořák's cello concerto. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • The Trio Ernest Chausson performs music by Ferruccio Busoni and Giuseppe Martucci, recorded last month in the Auditorium du Musée d’Orsay in Paris. [France Musique]

  • The Casa da Música Baroque Orchestra, with violinist Riccardo Minasi and countertenor Franco Fagioli, perform music by Francesco Maria Veracini, Vivaldi, Angelo Ragazzi, and others, recorded in March in Porto. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • From the Paris Organ Festival, a recital by Virgile Monin, winner of the Biarritz Organ Competition in 2011, recorded last month at the organ of the Basilique Notre-Dame du Perpétuel Secours in Paris. [France Musique]

  • Listen to an old recording of Catalani's opera La Wally, recorded in Munich in 1989, with Pinchas Steinberg conducting the Bavarian Radio Chorus and the Munich Radio Orchestra, starring Eva Marton, Francesco Ellero d'Artegna, Alan Titus, and Francisco Araiza. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Music for piano trio by Henze, Beethoven, and Schubert, recorded last month at Radio France, performed by pianist Adam Laloum, cellist Victor Julien-Lafferière, and violinist Mi-Sa Yang. [France Musique]

  • A recital by the young, Lyon-born pianist Lorenzo Soulès, recorded at Radio France. [France Musique]

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