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6.10.13

In Brief: Hot October 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.) Some of these streams become unavailable after a few days.


  • Watch Christophe Rousset lead Les Talens Lyriques at the Festival d'Ambronay, performing settings of the Stabat Mater by Pergolesi and Tommaso Traetta, plus Leonardo Leo's Judica me Deus. [Medici.tv]

  • From the Bayerische Staatsoper, the first of this season's live streams is today, Berg's Wozzeck with Simon Keenlyside and Angela Denoke, at 1 pm EDT. [Staatsoper TV]

  • Puccini's greatest score, La Fanciulla del West, in a performance at the Wiener Staatsoper, starring Nina Stemme (Minnie) and Jonas Kaufmann and conducted by Franz Welser Möst. [ORF]

  • Earlier this week, Esa-Pekka Salonen took the helm of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, leading performances of Beethoven's König Stephan Overture and Choral Fantasy, plus Luigi Dallapiccola's opera Il Prigioniero. [BR-Klassik]

  • Hear the Pittsburgh Symphony Orcehstra on tour: Manfred Honeck leads Strauss's Ein Heldenleben and Tchaikovsky's first piano concerto, with pianist Yuja Wang as soloist, recorded last month at the Salle Pleyel in Paris. [France Musique]

  • Also from the Salle Pleyel last month, the Berlin Philharmonic and Simon Rattle perform Stravinsky's Rite of Spring and Schoenberg's Verklärte Nacht, plus the Three Wozzeck Fragments, with soprano Barbara Hannigan. [France Musique]

  • A rebroadcast of the Covent Garden Don Carlo, with Ferruccio Furlanetto, Jonas Kaufmann, Mariusz Kwiecien, and Anja Harteros, conducted by Antonio Pappano. [ORF]

  • Christian Thielemann leads the Berlin Philharmonic in a concert from last December, with Verdi's Four Sacred Pieces, plus dance music from the operas of Verdi. [ORF]

  • The SWR Symphony Orchestra from Baden-Baden and Freiburg performs at the Festival Musica in Strasbourg, with music by Yann Robin (the world premiere of Monumenta), Marc Monnet (the world premiere of Mouvement, imprévus, et... pour orchestre, violon et autres machins), and Georg Friedrich Haas (Limited approximations, 2010). [France Musique]

  • The casalQUARTETT plays string quartets by Franz Xaver Richter, Haydn, and Beethoven at the Internationale Haydntage in Hungary. [ORF]

  • Watch Sasha Waltz's choreography of Jagden und Formen and of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring, recorded in Brussels. [De Munt]

  • Listen to violinist Sarah Nemtanu and the Quintette Syntonia perform music by Franck, Ysaye, Saint-Saëns, Debussy, and Chausson, in a concert recorded last month in the Parc Floral du Bois de Vincennes. [France Musique]

  • The Graz Philharmonic plays the Eggenberger Schlosskonzerte 2013, with Julien Salembour and soloists in music of Mozart and Schoenberg. [ORF]

  • From the Salle Gaveau, the Orchestre National de France and conductor Ottavio Dantone perform music by Mozart and Rossini. [France Musique]

  • An all-Beethoven recital by violinist Tedi Papavrami and pianist Francois-Frédéric Guy, recorded last month at the Orangerie de Sceaux. [France Musique]

  • A recital from the Orangerie de Sceaux by violinist David Grimal and pianist Jean-Frédéric Neuburger, with music by Beethoven, Prokofiev, and Bartók. [France Musique]

  • Lars Ulrik Mortensen leads the European Union Baroque Orchestra in music of Handel, Sammartini, and Boyce. [ORF]

  • For all you fans of French soprano Patricia Petibon, two of her archived concerts from 2003, with tenor Jean-Paul Fouchecourt and the Orchestre National de Lyon and Vivaldi's stellar motet In furore iustissimae irae (RV 626) with the Ensemble Folies Françoises at the Folle Journée de Nantes. [France Musique]

  • Listen to contemporary music programs performed by the Trio Zebra and the Klangforum Wien. [ORF]

  • A rebroadcast of the concert by the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the Proms on August 30, with Vladimir Jurowski and pianist Anika Vavic, in Granville Bantock's The Witch of Atlas, Prokofiev's third piano concerto, and Strauss's Also sprach Zarathustra. [ORF]

  • A recital by pianist Marie Vermeulin from the festival Les Solistes à Bagatelle in August, with music by Franz Liszt, Olivier Messiaen, Jérôme Combier, and Igor Stravinsky. [France Musique]

  • A recording of Verdi's I vespri siciliani, made in Cologne in 1955, starring Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Monfort), Hilde Zadek (Elena), and Gottlob Frick (Procida), under the baton of Mario Rossi. [ORF]

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