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17.11.13

In Brief: Music Man 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. This week's selection is particularly full, so you had better get started.

  • Diana Damrau and Nathan Gunn star in a performance of Iain Bell's new opera A Harlot's Progress, in its world premiere production with the Vienna Symphony and the Arnold Schönberg Chor, conducted by Mikko Franck at the Theater an der Wien. The libretto, by Peter Ackroyd, is based on the series of etchings by William Hogarth. [ORF]

  • From the Wien Modern festival, the ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien and cellist Sung-Won Yang, led by Johannes Kalitzke, perform recent music by Johannes Maria Staud (Maniai, 2011), Bernd Richard Deutsch (subliminal, 2010), and Peter Eötvös (Concerto grosso for cello and orchestra, 2010/11). [ORF]

  • Peter Rundel conducts the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in Gerald Barry's piano concerto, plus music by Ondrej Adamek and Morton Feldman. [BR-Klassik]

  • Listen to Le Concert Spirituel, directed by Hervé Niquet, performing Marc-Antoine Charpentier's Messe à 8 voix et 8 violons et flûtes (H. 3) in La Chapelle royale at the Château de Versailles, recorded back in 2004. [France Musique]

  • A recital by soprano Renée Fleming and pianist Maciej Pikulski, with music by Schoenberg, Zemlinsky, Korngold, Canteloube, and Ravel. [RTBF]

  • From this summer's Edinburgh Festival, Christophe Rousset and Les Talens Lyriques perform keyboard music by Francois Couperin, including the Apothéose de Corelli and Apothéose de Lully. [ORF]

  • Cellist Gautier Capuçon joins the Munich Philharmonic and conductor Semyon Bychkov for Enescu's Symphonie Concertante, op. 8, plus music by Mahler and Elgar. [RTBF]

  • Paul Badura-Skoda plays piano concertos and sonatas by Mozart and Johann Christian Bach, with the period-instrument ensemble Mucia Amphion, at the Young Pianists Festival in Amsterdam. [AVRO Klassiek]

  • Soprano Sabine Devieilhe joins the ensemble Les Ambassadeurs, conducted by Alexis Kossenko, for a program of music by Jean-Philippe Rameau, performed in the Opéra Royal de Versailles. [France Musique]

  • From a concert recorded last month in Brussels, Hervé Niquet conducts Anne Sofie von Otter and the Brussels Philharmonic in a performance of Canteloube's Chants d'Auvergne and Tchaikovsky's sixth symphony. [France Musique]

  • Violinist Viktoria Mullova joins Accademia Bizantina and conductor Ottavio Dantone to play concertos by J.S. Bach. [RTBF]

  • Listen to Mariss Jansons conduct the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, in a concert recorded last March in Moscow, in Shostakovich's sixth symphony and the Symphonie fantastique of Berlioz. [BR-Klassik]

  • The Berlin Philharmonic played the Lucerne Festival last August, with Simon Rattle leading Stravinsky's Rite of Spring, Schoenberg's Verklärte Nacht and Berg's Drei Bruchstücke aus "Wozzeck" with soprano Barbara Hannigan. [ORF]

  • Listen to a concert performance of Janáček's opera Káťa Kabanová, in the composer's own version for chamber orchestra, recorded live at the Grand Théâtre de la Criée in Marseille. [France Musique]

  • Recorded at the Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles, the ensemble Les Agrémens performs music by Grétry, Haydn, Gossec, and Vogel. [RTBF]

  • Miguel Harth-Bedoya conducts the Norwegian Radio Orchestra in Britten's Cello Symphony, with Truls Mørk as soloist, plus music by Stravinsky and Jimmy López, in a concert recorded last August in Oslo. [ORF]

  • From the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, violonist Viktoria Mullova joins forces with the Choeur de Radio France and the Orchestre National de France, conducted by Dima Slobodeniouk, perform music by Johannes Brahms and Dmitri Shostakovich. [France Musique]

  • Adam Fischer leads the Danish National Chamber Orchestra, with cellist Andreas Brantelid, in two symphonies by Mozart, plus the C major cello concerto by Haydn, recorded in Vienna last month. [ORF]

  • Pianists Anne Queffélec, Boris Berman, and others perform a recital in honor of pianist Youri Egorov, at the Young Pianists Festival in Amsterdam. [AVRO Klassiek]

  • The Doric String Quartet is joined by violinist Corey Cerovsek and pianist Gilles Vonsattel for chamber music by Haydn, Beethoven, and Chausson. [RTBF]

  • Baritone Lionel Peintre, pianist Vincent Leterme, and the Ensemble orchestral contemporain, conducted by Christophe Mangou, perform music by Poulenc and the other five composers of Les Six. [France Musique]

  • More Poulenc with soprano Julie Fuchs and three different pianists, along with music by Chabrier, Satie, and others. [France Musique]

  • To round out the portrait of Poulenc, musicians from the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France perform his music, along with other pieces by Erik Satie, Georges Auric, Jean Wiener, and Darius Milhaud. [France Musique]

  • Australian Music Month continues with a survey of music by Sydney-based composer Paul Stanhope. [ABC Classic]

  • From last August's Organ Festival in Brussels, the Gesualdo Consort Amsterdam performs a concert of music by Gesualdo and other composers at the Church of Notre-Dame de la Chapelle à Bruxelles. [RTBF]

  • Listen to music by Kurt Weill, with the soprano Anne Sofie von Otter and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, conducted by Karl-Heinz Huber in the Salle Pleyel. [France Musique]

  • Washingtonians who speak German may want to listen to Christoph Eschenbach in an interview on Austrian Radio. [ORF]

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