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In Brief: Happy New Year 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 the New Year's Eve Concert from Baden-Baden, with François-Xavier Roth conducting soprano Olga Peretyatko and pianist Gabriela Montero and the SWR Symphony Orchestra Baden-Baden. [ARTE Live Web]

  • The Soirée du réveillon, or New Year's Eve concert, with Arièle Butaux and Laurent Valero, involving many musicians of classical, jazz, and world music. [France Musique]

  • You can also watch the Silvesterkonzert performed by the Berlin Philharmonic, with conductor Simon Rattle and pianist Lang Lang. []

  • The New Year's Day Concert conducted by Daniel Barenboim at the Vienna Musikverein, with the Vienna Philharmonic, in music by the Strausses, Hellmesberger, and Delibes. [France Musique]

  • A performance of Johann Strauß's Eine Nacht in Venedig, starring Vincent Schirrmacher (Herzog von Urbino), Jörg Schneider (Caramello), Wolfgang Hübsch (Delaqua), and Gerhard Ernst (Barbaruccio), recorded at the Volksoper Wien last month. [ORF]

  • Cornelius Meister conducts the ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien in a performance of Richard Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier, to accompany the silent film by Robert Wiene, with the score slightly edited. [ORF]

  • Listen to a concert performance of Richard Strauss's Capriccio from Covent Garden, with Andrew Davis conducting Renée Fleming, Andrew Staples, Christian Gerhaher, Boje Skovhus, and Peter Rose. [BBC3]

  • A performance of Handel's opera Agrippina, recorded in November at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, starring Sarah Connolly (Agrippina), Malena Ernman (Nero), Henry Waddington (Pallas), Dominique Visse (Narcissus), Enric Martinez-Castignani (Lesbus), David Daniels (Ottone), and Danielle De Niese (Poppea). Harry Bicket conducts, with Jory Vinokour at the harpsichord. [France Musique]

  • Baroque music, including Bach's Cantata BWV 55, Ich armer Mensch, ich Sündenknecht, performed by tenor Anders Jerker Dahlin and Concerto Copenhagen, conducted by Lars Ulrik Mortensen. [RTBF]

  • French Baroque music with soprano Véronique Gens and the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, recorded at the Freiburg Konzerthaus in 2011. [RTBF]

  • New and recent music by Morton Feldman, Ivan Fedele, Daniel D’Adamo, and Thierry Blondeau, in an inaugural concert for the Collection Cuicatl, presented by the recording company La Buissonne. [France Musique]

  • Soprano Nuria Rial joins Concerto Köln for music by Vivaldi, Pergolesi, Bach, and Geminiani. [RTBF]

  • The Wiener Klaviertrio performs music by Mozart, Alfredo Casella, Schubert, and others, recorded at the Konzerthaus in Vienna. [ORF]

  • The Elias Quartet is performing a complete Beethoven string quartet cycle around Great Britain. Listen to the five concerts before they disappear. [BBC3 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5]

  • Hugh Wolff conducts the Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich, with violinist Isabelle van Keulen as soloist, in music by Ligeti, Prokofiev, and Berlioz. [ORF]

  • Listen to the Rodolfus Choir perform Evensong at St Gabriel's Church, Pimlico, with music by Monteverdi, Leighton, Bach, and others. [BBC3]

  • Gluck's Armide, starring Karina Gauvin, in a performance from Amsterdam. [ORF]

  • The Brodsky Quartet performs music by Frank Bridge, Benjamin Britten, and Henry Purcell. [France Musique]

  • The Orchestre National de France, joined by tenor Robin Tritschler and pianist Iain Burnside, perform music by Henry Purcell, Frank Bridge, Benjamin Britten, Lennox Berkeley, Michaël Tippett, and Francis Poulenc. [France Musique]

  • The Maîtrise de Radio France, with pianists Daniel Hill and David Alexander, perform music by Benjamin Britten, Henri Dutilleux, and Peter Maxwell-Davies. [France Musique]

  • Music by Britten and J. S. Bach by cellist Victor Julien-Laferrière and pianist Jonas Vitaud. [France Musique]

  • The ensemble-wienberlin celebrates its 30th anniversary, with music by Anton Reicha, Mozart, Hindemith, and Beethoven. [ORF]

  • Lars Ulrik Mortensen and flutist Anne Freitag perform music by J. S. Bach and Jean-Marie Leclair. [ORF]

  • Watch three stories by Hans Christian Andersen told through marionnettes, performed by the Théâtre national des marionnettes sur l’eau du Vietnam at the Musée du quai Branly in Paris, with music by Henry Torgue and directed by Ngô Quynh Giao. [ARTE Live Web]

  • From a concert recorded in 2012 in Dresden, pianist Jonathan Biss joins the Dresden Staatskapelle and conductor Colin Davis for music by Mozart. [RTBF]

  • From last month, soprano Veronika Djoeva, bass Mikhail Petrenko, and the Mariinsky Theater Orchestra, under conductor Valery Gergiev, perform Shostakovich's fifth and fourteenth symphonies. [France Musique]

  • More Shostakovich from the Mariinsky, at the Salle Pleyel, with the fourth and ninth symphonies, plus the first piano concerto with pianist Daniil Trifonov and trumpeter Timur Martynov. [France Musique]

  • Silvio Varviso conducts the 1963 recording of Rossini's L'Italiana in Algeri at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, starring Teresa Berganza (Isabella), Fernando Corena (Mustafa), and Giuliana Tavolaccini (Elvira). [ORF]

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