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In Brief: Back from the Lake 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.

  • Paul Agnew leads members of Les Arts Florissants in a complete performance of Monteverdi's seventh book of madrigals. [Part 1 | Part 2 / ARTE]

  • Gerald Finley, Wolfgang Bankl, and Chen Reiss star in Otto Schenk's production of Janáček's Cunning Little Vixen at the Wiener Staatsoper, with Franz Welser-Möst at the podium. [ORF]

  • An evening of Italian Baroque music from soprano Anna Caterina Antonacci and the Accademia degli Astrusi, under Federico Ferri, recorded last May in the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels. [RTBF]

  • Richard Egarr leads the Academy of Ancient Music in music of Bach, orchestral suites and harpsichord concertos, recorded in May at the Milton Court Concert Hall in London. [ORF]

  • From the Schwetzingen Festival last year, a recital by violinist Isabelle Faust, pianist Alexander Melnikov, and horn player Teunis der Zwart. [RTBF]

  • For the Richard Strauss anniversary, Peter Dijkstra leads the Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks in a cappella works by the composer, plus a recitation by Thomas Quasthoff. [BR-Klassik]

  • Arie Van Beek conducts the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, with Kristian Bezuidenhout at the fortepiano, in music of Haydn and Mozart. [France Musique]

  • Johannes Kalitzke leads world premieres of new pieces by Tom Johnson, Klaus Lang, and Nicolaus Richter de Vroe, with the Chor und Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks. [BR-Klassik]

  • From the Festival de Saint-Denis, Mendelssohn and Brahms with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France and violinist Julia Fischer. [France Musique | ARTE]

  • Vladimir Jurowski leads the Vienna Symphony at the Wiener Festwochen, in music of Beethoven and Szymanowski (the violin concerto with Leonidas Kavakos as soloist). [ORF]

  • Also from the Wiener Festwochen, Mikko Franck leads the Vienna Philharmonic in music of Strauss and Shostakovich's first symphony. [ORF]

  • Pianist Stephen Hough performs music of Brahms, Debussy, Robert Schumann, and Stephen Hough, from the 10ème Saison de Piano in Lyon. [France Musique]
  • Listen to a live recording of Wagner's Tannhäuser from the Bayreuth Festival, in 1962, starring Wolfgang Windgassen, Anja Silja, and Grace Bumbry, with Wolfgang Sawallisch at the podium. [ORF]

  • Violist Herbert Kefer joins the Altenberg for music by Mozart and Dvorak, recorded in May at the Wiener Musikverein. [ORF]

  • From the Villa Médicis in Rome last February, the Quatuor Tana and Quatuor Qvixote join forces at the Controtempo Festival, with two recent octets, by Laurent Durupt and Mauro Lanza, and two quartets, by Francesca Verunelli (with electronics) and Raphaël Cendo. [France Musique]

  • Next Saturday, you can catch the livestream of Rossini's Guillaume Tell from the Bayerische Staatsoper. [Staatsoper TV]

  • At the Wiener Musikverein, the Artis Quartett plays music by Mozart, Erwin Schulhoff, Mendelssohn, and Zemlinsky. [ORF]

  • Music of Mozart from pianist Cédric Tiberghien, soprano Sophie Karthauser, conductor Nicolas Chalvin, and the Orchestre des Pays de Savoie. [France Musique]

  • Pianist Francesco Piemontesi joins the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris, under conductor Roberto Forès Veses, for music by Haydn Mozart, and Beethoven. [France Musique]

  • Pianist Jean-François Zygel continues his Les Clefs de l'orchestre series, this time with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France and conductor Giancarlo Guerrero, who perform Shostakovich's ninth symphony. [France Musique]

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