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11.5.14

In Brief: Call Your Mom 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 Kristjan Järvi conduct the MDR Sinfonieorchester Leipzig and MDR Rundfunkchor Leipzig in music of Steve Reich, with the composer in attendance at the Salle Pleyel in Paris. [Medici.tv]

  • Watch the performance of Doctor Atomic by John Adams, with Patrick Davin conducting the Opéra National du Rhin. [Medici.tv]

  • Listen to a performance of Francesco Cavalli's opera Elena, recorded last month at the Opéra de Lille. [France Musique]

  • From Carnegie Hall, the Seattle Symphony performs BecomeOcean, by John Luther Adams, winner of this year's Pulitzer Prize for New Composition. [WQXR]

  • The New York Philharmonic performs Christopher Rouse's Requiem at Carnegie Hall. [WQXR]

  • From the Wiener Staatsoper, listen to a performance of Verdi's Nabucco, starring Placido Domingo and Anna Smirnova. [ORF]

  • Listen to the broadcast of Rossini's La Cenerentola from the Metropolitan Opera, starring Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Florez. [RTBF]

  • Riccardo Muti leads the Vienna Philharmonic in Berlioz's Messe Solenelle and Mendelssohn's Italian Symphony, recorded at the Wiener Festwochen. [ORF]

  • A rare performance of Gioseffo Zamponi's Ulisse all’isola di Circe, featuring the Cappella Mediterranea. [RTBF]

  • From the Salle de la Balance in Paris, Bertrand Chamayou plays the same Schubert program that he played here in Washington in March. [Medici.tv]

  • Mikhail Pletnev and pianist Nikolai Lugansky join the Russian National Orchestra for music by Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky. [France Musique]

  • Watch Roger Norrington conduct the Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra in music of Lully, Rameau, and Mendelssohn. [ARTE]

  • Jukka-Pekka Saraste conducts the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France in music of Rachmaninoff and Shostakovich, with cellist Natalia Gutman as soloist. [ORF]

  • Celebrate the Rameau Year with a performance of the composer's music by the Atelier Lyrique de l'Opéra National de Paris and Les Folies Francoises, conducted by Patrick Cohën-Akenine. [France Musique]

  • Simon Rattle conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment at the Royal Festival Hall in London, performing Haydn's The Creation. [BBC3]

  • Igor Levit performs piano sonatas of Beethoven at the Schubertiade Hohenems. [ORF]

  • Christianne Stotijn joins the Orchestre de Paris and conductor Daniel Harding for Mahler's Kindertotenlieder, plus music by Mozart and Richard Strauss. [ARTE]

  • Neeme Järvi leads the HR-Sinfonieorchester in Bruckner's third symphony, plus the Brahms violin concerto with Hilary Hahn as soloist. [ORF]

  • The Cappella Amsterdam and the Orchestra of the 18th Century perform Bach's St. John Passion at the église Saint Roche in Paris. [France Musique]

  • Philippe Herreweghe conducts organist Christian Schmitt and the Camerata Salzburg, in music of Beethoven and Thomas Daniel Schlee. [ORF]

  • Harpsichordists Blandine Rannou and Kenneth Weiss music by Johann Sebastian Bach. [France Musique]

  • Listen to the 1976 recording of Meyerbeer's Le Prophète, starring Marilyn Horne and Renata Scotto, recorded in London. [ORF]

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