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27.4.14

In Brief: Santo Subito 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 Opéra de Lyon's Benjamin Britten festival, Kazushi Ozo conducts The Turn of the Screw. [France Musique]

  • Père Bruno Lutz and the Choir of Monks from the Abbaye Saint Pierre de Solesmes are joined by L'Académie Vocale de Paris and Iain Simcock, in the Abbey Church for solemn vespers on the feast of the Ascension. [RTBF]

  • Watch Martha Argerich play Beethoven's first piano concerto, with Emmanuel Krivine and the Orchestre de chambre d'Europe. [ARTE]

  • Violinist Viktoria Mullova joins Accademia Bizantina for some concertos of J.S. Bach. [France Musique]

  • Watch the new opera Au Monde by Philippe Boesmans, from Brussels. [La Monnaie]

  • For the Rameau Year, Les Arts Florissants perform cantatas by Campra, Couperin, and Montéclair, and Michel Lambert. [France Musique]

  • Skip Sempé leads Capriccio Stravagante and soloists in Hana Blaziková and Judith van Wanrij, among others, in a performance of André Campra's opera-ballet L'Europe Galante, recorded last summer at the Utrecht Early Music Festival. [ORF]

  • Harpsichordist Christine Schornsheim joins mezzo-soprano Gaelle Arquez and the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, in music by CPE Bach, Gluck, Jommelli, and Mozart, recorded last month in Freiburg. [RTBF]

  • In case you missed it, listen to Philippe Auguin conducts Strauss's Arabella at the Metropolitan Opera, recorded last Saturday. [France Musique]

  • The Orchestre National de France celebrates its 80th birthday with the Men's Chorus of Radio France and Daniele Gatti conducting music of Beethoven, Dutilleux, and Stravinsky, recorded in audio and video at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. [France Musique]

  • From the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées last month, Riccardo Muti leads the Orchestre National de France and mezzo-soprano Bernarda Fink in music of Scriabin, Rossini, and Chausson. [ORF]

  • Ensemble Resonanz, led by cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras, performs music by Franz Schreker, Wolfgang Rihm, Georg-Matthias Monn, J.S. Bach, and Arnold Schoenberg. [France Musique]

  • Pianist Daniil Trifonov joins the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen and Mikhail Pletnev, for music by Glazunov, Chopin, Shostakovich. [RTBF]

  • From the Metropolitan Opera, Giordano's Andrea Chénier starring Marcelo Alvarez (Andrea Chénier), Patricia Racette (Maddalena), Zeljko Lucic (Carlo Gérard), Jennifer Johnson Cano (Bersi), and others. [ORF]

  • Paul Agnew leads members of Les Arts Florissants, in music by Luca Marenzio, Claudio Monteverdi, and Emilio de Cavalieri, recorded last summer in Les Bruassus, Switzerland. [ORF]

  • Jonathan Stockhammer leads the Orchestre National de Lyon as part of the Biennale Musiques en scène, with music by Saariaho, Rebecca Saunders, Heiner Goebbels, and others. [France Musique]

  • The Orchestre National de France, with conductor David Zinman and clarinetist Martin Fröst, in music by Bartók, Lutoslawski, Copland, and others. [ORF]

  • Juanjo Mena leads the BBC Philharmonic Orchesta and percussionist Martin Grubinger, in music by Rossini, Bruno Hartl, and Keiko Abe. [ORF]

  • Andrés Orozco-Estrada conducts the piano duo Ferhan and Ferzan Önder and the Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich, in music by Mendelssohn. [ORF]

  • Violinist Pierre Fouchenneret, violists Adrien Boisseau and Lise Berthaud, cellist Jérôme Pernoo, and the Atelier de Musique perform music by Shostakovich, Olivier Greif, and Mozart, recorded at the Festival de Pâques de Deauville. [France Musique]

  • Violist Lise Berthaud, bass player Yann Dubost, and Trio Les Esprits perform music by Mauricio Kagel, Beethoven, and Schubert. [France Musique]

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