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In Brief: Formez vos bataillons 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.) The list is longer than normal this week because the France Musique Web site, recently reconfigured, has once again made concert streams available.

  • Celebrate le 14 juillet with the concert from the Champ de Mars in Paris featuring Vittorio Grigolo, Philippe Jaroussky, Renaud Capuçon, Joseph Calleja, Lang Lang, and others, plus a concert of Mozart from the Salzburg Festival. [France Musique]

  • Watch the performance of Cavalli's Elena from the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence. []

  • Pierre-Laurent Aimard leads the Chamber Orchestra of Europe in music of Mozart at the Styriarte Festival in Graz. [ORF]

  • From a concert last month, Andris Nelsons leads the City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus and Orchestra in a performance of Britten's War Requiem, with soloists Erin Wall, Mark Padmore, and Hanno Müller-Brachmann. [France Musique]

  • Piotr Anderszewski plays a recital at the Schwartzenberg Festival, with music by Bach and Schumann. [ORF]

  • Listen to the gala concert that opened the new Mariinsky Theater on May 2, featuring Valery Gergiev conducting and singers including René Pape, Anna Netrebko, and many others. [France Musique]

  • The Proms are under way in London: listen to the opening concert. [BBC Proms]

  • The BBC Symphony Orchestra plays the first concert of the Proms, with music by Julian Anderson, Britten, Rachmaninoff, and others. [BBC Proms]

  • Also from the Proms, the BBC Symphony Orchestra plays Vaughan Williams's A Sea Symphony. [BBC Proms]

  • Riccardo Frizza leads a performance of Verdi's Attila with the Arnold Schoenberg Chor and ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien. [ORF]

  • From the Grafenegg Festival, the Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich with conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada, soprano Karita Mattila, and baritone Luca Pisaroni in a gala concert. [ORF]

  • The Tallis Scholars sing music by Tallis, Palestrina, Whitacre and others, in Tewkesbury Abbey, as part of the Cheltenham Festival. [France Musique]

  • Leif Ove Andsnes leads the Mahler Chamber Orchestra in music of Beethoven and Stravinsky at the Bergen Festival last May. [ORF]

  • From the Chorégies d'Orange, a performance of Wagner's The Flying Dutchman, plus Bach cantatas with the Collegium Vocale Gent and Philippe Herreweghe. [France Musique]

  • Pianist Lukás Vondrácek in recital at the Waidhofen Festival. [ORF]

  • A concert from the festival Présences électronique in Paris this past spring, featuring I palpiti by Edgardo Canton (b. 1934). [France Musique]

  • A historical performance of Wagner's Tannhäuser, led by George Szell at the Metropolitan Opera in 1954. [ORF]

  • Daniele Gatti leads the Choeur de Radio France and Orchestre National de France in Verdi's Requiem Mass, with soloists Julianna Di Giacomo, Sonia Ganassi, Fabio Sartori, and Matti Salminen. [France Musique]

  • The Elias Quartet plays Britten, Purcell, and Beethoven at the Cheltenham Festival. [France Musique]

  • At the Festival de Saint-Denis, Sofi Jeannin leads soprano Sophie Karthauser, baritone Alexandre Duhamel, the Choeur d'hommes de Radio France, Maîtrise de Radio France, and Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France in a program of music by Parry, MacMillan, Tippett, plus Fauré's Requiem. [France Musique]

  • Violinists Alexandra Soumm and Ray Chen join the Orchestre National de Lyon and conductor Dima Slobodeniouk to play music by Ravel, Tchaikovsky, and Julius Conus. [France Musique]

  • Music by Ravel, Massenet, and Bizet performed by the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande under Neeme Järvi, recorded in Geneva. [France Musique]

  • Members of Les Arts Florissants, under the direction of Paul Agnew, sing music by Marenzio, Monteverdi, and Cavalieri, at the Cité de la Musique de Paris. [France Musique]

  • From the Festival de Radio France et Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon, violinist Daniel Auner and pianist Robin Green perform music by Mozart and Strauss, plus Helmut Schmidinger's Was uns anrührt, dich und mich, Sept conditions, from 2004, after Rainer Maria Rilke. [France Musique]

  • The Quatuor Girard plays music by Gounod, Escaich, and Debussy at the Festival de Radio France et Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon. [France Musique]

  • Also from the Festival de Radio France et Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon, pianist Tamila Salimdjanova plays music by Bach, Debussy, Mndoyants, Schumann, and Liszt. [France Musique]

  • Listen to the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, under Yuri Temirkanov, perform music by Stravinsky, Borodin, Prokofiev, and others at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. [France Musique]

  • A recital by pianist Behzod Abduraimov, recorded at Radio France. [France Musique]

  • At the Salle Pleyel, pianist Yefim Bronfman plays Brahms, Haydn, and Prokofiev. [France Musique]

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