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16.2.14

In Brief: More Snow 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.

  • From the Présences Festival, music by Jörg Widmann, Fabien Lévy, Oliver Schneller, and Hans Werner Henze at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, performed by clarinetist Jörg Widmann, violist Sabine Toutain, and the Orchestre National de France, all conducted by Ilan Volkov. [France Musique]

  • George Petrou leads a performance of Giovanni Simone Mayr's opera Ginevra di Scozia, with the Munich Radio Orchestra, starring Myrtò Papanasiu (Ginevra), Peter Schöne (Re di Scozia), Anna Bonitatibus (Ariodante), Mario Zeffiri (Polinesso), and others, recorded last summer in Ingolstadt. [ORF]

  • Listen to Bellini's La Sonnambula, starring Patrizia Ciofi and Juan Diego Flórez, with Daniel Oren conducting at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona. [RTBF]

  • Emmanuelle Haïm leads her ensemble, Le Concert d'Astrée, in a Monteverdi gala, with Rolando Villazon, Magdalena Kozena, and Topi Lehtipuu, recorded at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris. [France Musique | Video]

  • Listen to a recital by soprano Soile Isokoski at the Wigmore Hall, with music by Schubert, Kuula, Brahms, Bernstein, and Strauss. [BBC3]

  • From the Mozartwoche in Salzburg, Louis Langrée leads the Camerata Salzburg in music of Mozart and Gluck, with soprano Malin Hartelius, mezzo-soprano Marianne Crebassa, and tenor Andrew Staples. [ORF]

  • Ivor Bolton leads the Mozarteumorchester Salzburg at the Mozartwoche in Salzburg, with two symphonies by Clementi, plus Gluck and Mozart arias with soprano Christiane Karg. [ORF]

  • Alan Gilbert conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in music by Lutoslawski (Symphony No. 4), Janacek (violin concerto by Janacek, with Thomas Zehetmair), and Bartok. [RTBF]

  • Hannu Lintu leads the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, with pianist Alice Sara Ott, in music by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Sibelius, recorded last month in Vienna. [ORF]

  • Andris Nelsons leads the Berlin Philharmonic in Mozart, Wagner, and Shostakovich's sixth symphony, recorded last March. [RTBF]

  • From last October in Geneva, pianist Daniil Trifonov joins the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande and conduct Kazuki Yamada for music by Liszt, Scriabin, Ravel, Korngold, and Strauss. [France Musique]

  • A concert by the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, recorded last month at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, with pianist Rafal Blechacz and conductor Trevor Pinnock, in music by Beethoven and Chopin. [France Musique]

  • Listen to the gala concert for the 50th anniversary of the Berlin Philharmonie, recorded last October, with pianist Mitsuko Uchida and the Berlin Philharmonic. [RTBF]

  • The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, with pianist Emanuel Ax and conductor Mariss Jansons, plays music by Beethoven, Schubert, and Brahms, recorded last September in Bucharest. [France Musique]

  • The Ensemble Unicorn, led by recorder player Michael Posch, perform music by medieval composer Oswald von Wolkenstein, at the Wiener Konzerthaus, recorded last month. [ORF]

  • Flutist Janne Thomsen and friends perform music by Beethoven, Zemlinksy, Busoni, Berg, and Korngold, recorded last September at the Fürstensaal Classix Kammermusik Festival. [ORF]

  • From the Sixième biennale de Quatuors à cordes, the Arditti Quartet and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, under the baton of Pascal Rophé, perform new music by Philippe Manoury and Pascal Dusapin. [France Musique]

  • Music by Tchaikovsky with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Andris Nelsons and with cellist Daniel Müller-Schott as soloist. [ORF]

  • In a concert recorded last October, pianist Jonathan Gilad, violonist Viviane Hagner, cellist Daniel Muller-Schott, and the Orchestre de la Suisse Italienne perform music by Beethoven and Richard Strauss, in the Church of Saint-Francis in Locarno. [France Musique]

  • A recording of Dvořák's opera The Jacobin, recorded in 1977 by the Brno State Philharmonic and conduct Jiri Pinkas, starring Karel Prusa (Vilèm), Vaclav Zitek (Bohus), René Tucek (Adolf), and others. [ORF]

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