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In Brief: Now 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.

  • The news of the death of Gerard Mortier, the controversial artistic director, reached our ears this weekend. ARTE has made a video of the Warlikowski production of Gluck's Alceste available. [ARTE Live Web]

  • Listen to the Monteverdi Choir's 50th anniversary concert. [BBC3]

  • In a recital at the Salle Pleyel, pianist Khatia Buniatishvili plays music by Ravel and Musorgsky. [Cité de la Musique Live]

  • From the Royal Albert Hall in London, a September concert by the Vienna Philharmonic and conductor Lorin Maazel (Bruckner's eighth symphony), plus organ works by Bach played by Klaus Sonnleitner. [France Musique]

  • A performance of Rossini's Le Comte Ory from the Opéra de Lyon, starring Dmitry Korchak, Désirée Rancatore, and Antoinette Dennefeld. [France Musique]

  • From the Royal Opera in London, Antonio Pappano conducts Verdi's Les vêpres siciliennes, starring Michael Volle (Guy de Monfort) and Erwin Schrott (Procida). [ORF]

  • Daniel Harding leads the Berlin Philharmonic in Schumann's Scenes from Goethe's Faust, with Dorothea Röschmann, Anna Prohaska, and other soloists. [ORF]

  • Leif Ove Andsnes plays Beethoven sonatas at the Wigmore Hall. [BBC3]

  • Sacred music by Jan Dismas Zelenka, performed by Collegium 1704, with Roberta Invernizzi and other soloists. [ORF]

  • Julia Schröder leads the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra in music of Frederik II, CPE Bach, Wagenseil, and Haydn. [RTBF]

  • Lorin Maazel conducts the Munich Philharmonic, recorded last month in Vienna, in Richard Strauss's Eine Alpensymphonie and Schumann's fourth symphony. [ORF]

  • Early music by Concerto Copenhagen, recorded in Faaborg, Denmark.. [RTBF]

  • Fro Brussels, a concert by the Tokyo String Quartet. [RTBF]

  • Andreas Staier, from the pianoforte, leads the Esterhazy Hofkapelle in music by C.P.E. Bach and Haydn. [RTBF]

  • Recent music by Carola Bauckholt, Johannes Schollhorn, Bernard Cavanna, and Andreas Dohmen performed by Ensemble 2e2m at the Présences Festival. [France Musique]

  • Ilan Volkov leads the Konzerthausorchester Berlin, with Benjamin Grosvenor as piano soloist, in music by Britten and Janacek. [ORF]

  • Pianist Cédric Tiberghien joins the Orchestre National de France, conducted by Ludovic Morlot, for music by Dutilleux, Saint-Saëns et Chabrier. [France Musique]

  • Adam Fischer conducts the Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France, with violinists Tedi Papavrami and Hélène Collerette, in music by Haydn, Bartok, and Dvorak. [France Musique]

  • For the Semaine des femmes, France Musique broadcast a selection of music by women composers. [Part 1 | Part 2]

  • Also opera excerpts for the Semaine des Femmes, with Médée by Michèle Reverdy, Douce et Barbe-Bleue by Isabelle Aboulker, and La Esmeralda by Louise Bertin. [France Musique]

  • Choral music by Brahms, Schubert, Mahler, and others, with Roger Vignoles conducting a quartet including soprano Elena Copons. [ORF]

  • Pianist Romain Descharmes joins the Choeur and Orchestre de Paris, with conductor Ingo Metzmacher, for an American program of music by Gershwin, Ives, George Antheil, and Bernstein. [France Musique]

  • The 1996 recording of Verdi's Don Carlo, led by Bernard Haitink in London and starring Roberto Scandiuzzi, Galina Gorchakova, Olga Borodina (Eboli), Richard Margison (Don Carlos), and Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Posa). [ORF]

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