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In Brief: No More Winter 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 broadcast of Strauss's Die Frau ohne Schatten from the Metropolitan Opera, starring Anne Schwanewilms, Torsten Kerl, Ildikó Komlósi, Johan Reuter, and Christine Goerke. [France Musique]

  • Watch the residency of the Mariinsky Theater Orchestra at the Salle Pleyel in Paris, led by Valery Gergiev. [Cité de la Musique Live | Concert 2 | Concert 3]

  • The Takacs Quartet performs music by Dvorak and Janacek at the Wigmore Hall in London. [BBC3]

  • The Vienna Piano Trio plays Beethoven and Mendelssohn in a concert last month at the Wigmore Hall in London. [France Musique]

  • From the Wiener Staatsoper, a performance of Francesco Cilea's Adriana Lecouvreur, starring Angela Gheorghiu (Adriana Lecouvreur), Elena Zhidkova (Principessa di Bouillon), Massimo Giordano (Maurizio), and conducted by Evelino Pido. [ORF]

  • From last summer's Festival de La Chaise-Dieu, the RIAS Kammerchor and Accademia Bizantina, conducted by Ottavio Dantone, with music by Charpentier, Croft, and Handel. [RTBF]

  • More concerts from this year's Présences Festival. [France Musique]

  • Jordi Savall conducts violinist Manfredo Kraemer and Le Concert des Nations in music by Michael Praetorius, William Brade, and others. [ORF]

  • Countertenor Andreas Scholl and soprano Klara Ek join the Academy of Ancient Music for music by Vivaldi, Wihelm van Wassenaer, and Pergolesi, recorded at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris. [France Musique]

  • The London Philharmonic, under Osmo Vanska, plays music by Balakirev, Khachaturian, and Kalinnikov. [BBC3]

  • A performance of Bartók's Duke Bluebeard's Castle with soprano Christine Rice and bass Paul Gay and the Orchestre National Bordeaux-Aquitaine, conducted by Julia Jones. [France Musique]

  • Cantus Colln and director Konrad Junghanel perform motets and early cantatas by Bach. [BBC3]

  • Cellist Marie-Elisabeth Hecker and pianist Gabriele Carcano music by Bloch, Beethoven, Webern, and Brahms in Munich. [France Musique]

  • The Vienna Symphony, conducted by Ingo Metzmacher, performs Shostakovich's 11th symphony and Strauss's Metamorphosen. [ORF]

  • Pianist Béatrice Rana joins the Orchestre Lamoureux and conductor Fayçal Karoui for music by Pascal Zavaro, Saint-Saens, and Albéric Magnard. [France Musique]

  • Listen to an archival performance from Brussels, Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg starring José van Dam (Hans Sachs). [RTBF]

  • The Ensemble Les Surprises, conducted by Louis-Noël Bestion de Camboulas, performs music by Francois Rebel, Francois Francoeur, and Jean-Philippe Rameau. [France Musique]

  • Jukka-Pekka Saraste conducts the WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln in Beethoven's fifth symphony, Berg's scenes from Wozzeck (with soprano Barbara Hannigan, and Friedrich Cerha's Drei Orchesterstücke. [ORF]

  • The Trio Les Esprits plays music by Beethoven, Dvorak, and Robert Schumann, at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris. [France Musique]

  • The Choeur de Radio France and Orchestre National de France perform Italian operatic music at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. [France Musique]

  • A performance of Wilhelm Kienzl's opera Der Evangelimann, recorded in Munich in 1980, with Lothar Zagrosek conducting Kurt Moll (Friedrich Engel), Helen Donath (Martha), Ortrun Wenkel (Magdalena), and Siegfried Jerusalem (Mathias). [ORF]

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