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In Brief: Olympics 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 world premiere of Charles Wuorinen's opera Brokeback Mountain, from the Teatro Real de Madrid. []

  • The Vienna Philharmonic and violinist Christian Tetzlaff perform music by Sibelius and Bruckner, conducted by Riccardo Chailly, in a concert at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. [France Musique]

  • Watch the new production of Beethoven's Fidelio at the Opéra Royal de Wallonie (Liège, Belgium), directed for stage by Mario Martone and conducted by Paolo Arrivabeni, starring Jennifer Wilson (Leonore), Zoran Todorovich (Florestan), and Franz Hawlata (Rocco). []

  • Harpsichordist Céline Frisch performs music by Ligeti and Byrd, in a concert recorded last month at the Théâtre des Abbesses in Paris. [France Musique]

  • A recital by pianist Martin Helmchen, playing music by Bach, Webern, Schubert, and Brahms, recorded in November 2012 in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland. [RTBF]

  • Riccardo Muti conducts the Stockholm Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in music by Verdi, Respighi, and Martucci. [RTBF]

  • Listen to the broadcast of Dvořák's Rusalka from the Metropolitan Opera, starring Renée Fleming and John Relyea. [RTBF]

  • From the Gran Teatro del Liceu in Barcelona, a performance of Massenet's Cendrillon starring Joyce DiDonato, Ewa Podlés, Alice Coote, and Annick Massis. [RTBF]

  • Marc Minkowski and soprano Soile Isokoski join the Vienna Philharmonic for music of Arvo Pärt and Richard Strauss, recorded at the Mozartwoche in Salzburg. [ORF]

  • Pianist Herbert Schuch and the Minetti Quartett join soloists of the Latvian Radio Choir for music by Arvo Pärt at the Mozartwoche in Salzburg. [ORF]

  • The Belcea Quartet performs music by Beethoven at the Théâtre de Vevey, in a concert recorded last March. [RTBF]

  • At the Wexford Festival, performances of Massenet's Thérèse and La Navarraise conducted by Carlos Izcaray and recorded last November. [ORF]

  • From last September, soprano Sandrine Piau and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenments, conducted by William Christie, perform music of Rameau and Handel at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. [France Musique]

  • From the Mozartwoche Salzburg, the Mozart string quintets performed by violinists Alina Ibragimóva and Renaud Capuçon and friends. [ORF]

  • Watch the concert marking the 75th anniversary of the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel, with Augustin Dumay and Maria João Pires. []

  • Violinist Fabio Biondi joins The English Concert for music by Haydn, Mozart, and Gaetano Pugnani. [RTBF]

  • Soprano Susan Gritton performs Strauss songs with the BBC Philharmonic under Vassily Sinaisky. [BBC3]

  • A recital by pianist Daniil Trifonov, recorded in Lyon, with music by Stravinsky, Debussy, Ravel, and Robert Schumann. [France Musique]

  • Thomas Sondergard conducts the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in Mahler's Symphony No 9. [BBC3]

  • Ivor Bolton conducts the Mozarteumorchester Salzburg and soprano Christiane Karg in music by Clementi and Mozart. [ORF]

  • Flutist Emmanuel Pahud joins the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris, conducted by Thomas Zehetmair, for music by Wagner, Philippe Hersant, Fauré, and Camille Saint-Saëns, recorded at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. [France Musique]

  • The Orchestre National de France and conductor Kristjan Järvi present the winners of the 21st Victoires de la Musique Classique, from the Grand Théâtre de Provence d’Aix-en-Provence. [France Musique]

  • Andrew Manze conducts the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in music by Vaughan Williams. [BBC3]

  • The Ricercar Consort and Philippe Pierlot perform music by Dowland, Purcell, Couperin, Monteverdi, Buxtehude, and others. [RTBF]

  • The BBC Singers under Paul Brough perform Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle. [BBC3]

  • Thomas Hengelbrock conducts the NDR Symphony Orchestra in the last three symphonies of Mozart, recorded in Hamburg. [France Musique]

  • Soprano Nuria Rial and mezzo-soprano Lucia Duchonova join the Elbipolis Baroque Orchestra Hamburg for music by Handel, Corelli, and Scarlatti. [RTBF]

  • Violinist Gil Shaham joins the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Mariss Jansons, in music by Berg and Tchaikovsky, recorded at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. [France Musique]

  • The 1961 recording of Mozart's Idomeneo, from the Salzburg Festival, starring Waldemar Kmentt (Idomeneo), Ernst Haefliger (Idamante), Elisabeth Grümmer (Elettra), and Pilar Lorengar (Ilia), conducted by Ferenc Fricsay. [ORF]

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