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In Brief: Shutdown Over 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.

  • Listen to the opening concert of the new season from the Ensemble Intercontemporain, with Matthias Pintscher conducting, recorded at the Cité de la Musique. The program includes Jonathan Harvey's Two Interludes and a Scene for an Opera (2005), Bernd Alois Zimmermann's sonata for solo cello (featuring cellist Pierre Strauch), and Pintscher's own Bereshit. [France Musique]

  • Christoph Eschenbach conducted Mozart's Così fan tutte at the Salzburg Festival this year, starring Malin Hartelius (Fiordiligi), Marie-Claude Chappuis (Dorabella), Martina Janková (Despina), Martin Mitterrutzner (Ferrando), Luca Pisaroni (Guglielmo), and Gerald Finley (Don Alfonso). [ORF]

  • From the Schubertiade in Schwarzenberg this past August, a concert of chamber music by Schubert, Mozart, and Dvořák from pianist Till Fellner and the Belcea Quartet. [France Musique]

  • For the 100th anniversary of the Wiener Konzerthaus, Gustavo Dudamel leads the Vienna Philharmonic and Wiener Singakademie in Beethoven's ninth symphony, with soloists Julianna Di Giacomo, Katarina Karnéus, Klaus Florian Vogt, and Luca Pisaroni. The work is preceded by Aribert Reimann's Prolog, composed to introduce Beethoven's ninth symphony. [ORF]

  • Listen to sacred music by Marc-Antoine Charpentier, performed by the Ensemble Correspondances at the Baroque Music Festival in the Cathedral of Saint-Maclou de Pontoise. [France Musique]

  • Watch Emmanuel Krivine conduct La Chambre Philharmonique in excerpts from Wagner's Ring cycle and Schumann's third symphony. [Cité de la Musique Live]

  • Baritone Christian Gerhaher and pianist Gerold Huber perform music by Robert Schumann, recorded last month at the Hohenems Schubertiade Festival. [ORF]

  • Pianist Lars Vogt joins the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France in the Salle Pleyel in Paris, for music by Schoenberg, Mozart, and Schumann. [France Musique]

  • From the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet and the Orchestre National de France, under Daniele Gatti, perform music by Haydn, Ravel, and Tchaikovsky. [France Musique]

  • In a concert recorded last May in the Barbican Hall in London, John Wilson leads the BBC Symphony Chorus, joined by violist Lawrence Power, mezzo-soprano Rosie Aldridge, and baritone Neal Davies, in performances of York Bowen's viola concerto (C minor, op. 25), and Ralph Vaughan Williams's Five Tudor Portraits. [ORF]

  • From February 2012, a concert by the Romanian National Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, in music by Ravel and Fauré, with soprano Silvia Sorina Munteanu and baritone Cristian Hodrea, recorded in Bucharest. [France Musique]

  • The Venice Monteverdi Academy and Ensemble Lorenzo da Ponte, perform sacred music by Antonio Vivaldi this past August, recorded in the Chiesa San Rocco in Venice. [ORF]

  • Cornelius Meister leads the ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien, in a program combining Sibelius's fourth symphony, Liszt's Orpheus, and Thomas Amann's hands, yard, infinity for organ and orchestra“. [ORF]

  • From the Festival Baroque de Pontoise, a concert of Italian music, including cantatas by Giacomo Maccari, Diogenio Bigaglia, and Barone Emanuele D’Astorga, performed by the Ensemble Pulcinella. [France Musique]

  • Listen to recordings of madrigals by Antonio Lotti, a Vivaldi concerto, and Pierre de la Rue's Missa pro Defunctis. [ORF]

  • A live recording of Verdi's Otello, made at the Vienna Staatsoper in 1987, with Zubin Mehta conducting Placido Domingo (Otello), Anna Tomowa-Sintow (Desdemona), and Renato Bruson (Iago). [ORF]

  • Watch young pianist Behzod Abduraimov, winner of the London International Piano Competition a few years ago, play music by Schubert, Chopin, Saint-Saëns, and Ravel at the Auditorium du Louvre. []

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