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6.7.14

In Brief: Don't Tread on Me 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 Collegium Vocale Gent performs music by J.S. and Johann Michael Bach, with soprano Dorothée Mields, countertenor Damien Guillon, tenor Thomas Hobbs, and bass Peter Kooij, under Philippe Herreweghe. [France Musique]

  • From La Monnaie in Brussels, listen to Hervé Niquet conduct a production of Gluck's Orphée et Eurydice, starring Stéphanie d'Oustrac and Sabine Devieilhe. [RTBF]

  • Listen to a perform of Richard Strauss's Daphne, recorded last month at the Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse, with Hartmut Haenchen conducting a cast led by Anna Larsson (Gaea), Claudia Barainsky (Daphne), and Andreas Schager (Apollo). [France Musique]

  • Marlis Petersen and Arturo Chacón-Cruz star in a production of Verdi's La Traviata, recorded earlier this month at the Theater an der Wien, with Sian Edwards at the podium. [ORF]

  • The Quatuor Mosaïques play string quartets by Matthias Georg Monn, Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Telemann, and Haydn, in a concert recorded last month at Melk Abbey. [ORF]

  • A recital by pianist Alexandre Tharaud at the Wigmore Hall, recorded by BBC3. [Part 1 | Part 2]

  • Jordi Savall leads a concert featuring the Capella Reial de Catalunya and Le Concert des Nations, recorded this past week in Barcelona, with music by Handel, C.P.E. Bach, and others, featuring sopranos Maria Cristina Kiehr and Hanna Bayodi-Hirt. [RTBF]

  • Philippe Jordan conducts the Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris, with soprano Anja Harteros, in music by Ravel, Bizet, and Richard Strauss. [ORF]

  • Listen to the Quatuor Ebène play quartets by Mozart, Ravel, and Schubert in Schwarzenberg. [ORF]

  • A recital of Schubert's Schwanengesang and Heinrich Heine Lieder by Liszt, performed in Schwarzenberg by baritone Gerald Finley and pianist Julius Drake. [ORF]

  • Music of Ravel, Tchaikovsky, Britten, and Beethoven, performed in Lugano by Martha Argerich, Edgar Moreau, Gautier Capuçon, and friends. [RTBF]

  • From the Festival Musiques en Gâtine, music from the court of Versailles by Marin Marais, Sainte-Colombe, Antoine Forqueray, and Jean-Philippe Rameau, performed by viola da gamba player Lucile Boulanger, harpsichordist Maude Graton, and the Ricercar Consort. [France Musique]

  • Harpsichordist Olivier Baumont plays music by François Couperin, Jean-François Dandrieu, and Jean-Philippe Rameau at the Festival Saint Michel en Thiérache. [France Musique]

  • Cappella Mediterranea gives a rare performance of Il Diluvio Universale, by Michelangelo Falvetti, choirmaster at Messina Cathedral, recorded in Freiburg. [BBC3]

  • Hear violinist Janine Jansen as soloist in Tchaikovsky's Souvenir de Florence and Vivaldi's Four Seasons at the International Chamber Music Festival in Amsterdam. [AVRO Klassiek]

  • Tenor Ramon Vargas and pianist Mzia Bachtouridze perform music by Mozart, Wagner, Donizetti, Fauré, Gounod, Poulenc, and Verdi. [France Musique]

  • Listen to the London Symphony Orchestra, under Daniel Harding, perform music by Penderecki and Bruckner's Symphony No 9. [BBC3]

  • From the Festival Saint Michel en Thiérache, a concert of music by Johann Ernst de Saxe-Weimar, Reinhard Keiser, Alessandro Marcello, Nicolas de Grigny, and J.S. Bach, performed by soprano Camille Poul and the ensemble Les Cyclopes. [France Musique]

  • Watch the final round of the Evgeny Svetlanov Conducting Competition in Paris. [Cité de la Musique Live]

  • Mendelssohn's Elijah performed at the Festival de Saint-Denis by soprano Lucy Crowe, mezzo-soprano Christianne Stotijn, tenor Rainer Trost, and baritone Michael Nagy, the Choeur de radio France, and Orchestre national de France, conducted by Daniele Gatti. [France Musique]

  • Listen to a concert by the Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo, with Marin Alsop conducting, and a recital by pianist Nelson Freire in Tours, with music of Debussy, Rachmaninoff, and Chopin. [France Musique]

  • From the ManiFeste Festival last month at Ircam in Paris, pianist Florent Boffard plays music by George Benjamin, Marco Stroppa, and others. [France Musique]

  • Soprano Julie Fuchs and the Paris Mozart Orchestra, conducted by Claire Gibault, perform music by Mozart and Schubert. [France Musique]

  • Marin Alsop leads the Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo and Coro Acadêmico da Osesp in yet another performance of Beethoven's ninth symphony. [Medici.tv]

  • From the Festival Saint Michel en Thiérache, a performance of Rameau airs in the form of symphonies by organist Yves Reichsteiner and the ensemble Les Surprises. [France Musique]

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