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Perchance to Stream: Giving Thanks Edition

Here is your regular Sunday selection of links to online audio and online video from the week gone by. After clicking to an audio or video stream, you may need to press the "Play" button to start the broadcast. Some of these streams become unavailable after a few days.

  • Listen to a performance of Massenet's Cléopâtre, recorded earlier this month at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris, with Michel Plasson conducting a cast starring Sophie Koch. [France Musique]

  • Simone Piazzola, Maria Agresta, and Francesco Meli star in Verdi's Simon Boccanegra, recorded at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice. [France Musique]

  • From the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, recorded last February, a performance of Puccini's Le Villi and Leoncavallo's Zingari, starring Ermonelo Jaho, Thiago Arancam, Leah Crocetto, and others. [ORF]

  • Andrea Marcon leads a performance of Antonio Caldara's La concordia de' pianeti (1723), with a cast led by Delphine Galou, Veronica Cangemi, and others, and La Cetra Baroque orchestra, recorded in Dortmund last January. [ORF]

  • Lars-Ulrik Mortensen leads Concerto Copenhagen in Vivaldi's opera Ottone in Villa, starring Sonia Prina and others. [RTBF]

  • The Academy of Ancient Music performs music by Mozart and Gluck from Paris and Vienna. [BBC3]

  • Listen to music for St. Cecilia's Day by Purcell and Britten, performed by the Gabrieli Consort and Players and conductor Paul McCreesh. [RTBF]

  • Music by Mendelssohn, Poulenc, and Roussel performed by Frank Braley, Eric Le Sage, and the Orchestre National de France under conductor Stéphane Denève. [France Musique]

  • Ensemble Desmarest and Mare Nostrum perform Baroque music by Biber, Blow, Purcell, plus Stradella's La forza delle stelle. [France Musique]

  • Listen to Bach's Christmas Oratorio with Peter Dijkstra leading the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. [BR-Klassik]

  • Peter Dijkstra leads the Bavarian Radio Chorus and Belgian Baroque Orchestra Ghent in Handel's Messiah. [BR-Klassik]

  • David Afkham conducts the Vienna Philharmonic in music of Ligeti (Lontano), Tchaikovsky (fifth symphony), and Sibelius (violin concerto, with Leonidas Kavakos as soloist), recorded earlier this month. [ORF]

  • Marc Minkowski conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in music by Schubert, Mahler, and Hans Rott. [BBC3]

  • Watch Philippe Jordan conduct the Vienna Symphony in music by Schubert, Shostakovich, and Beethoven, with pianist Khatia Buniatishvili as soloist. [Cité de la Musique Live]

  • The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra performs music by Mahler (Blumine), Beethoven (Triple Concerto), and Shostakovich (fifth symphony). [BBC3]

  • An all-Beethoven recital by pianist Leif Ove Andsnes, recorded last March at the Barbican Hall in London. [ORF]

  • Baritone Wolfgang Holzmair performs songs by Frank Martin, Balduin Sulzer, and Franz Schubert, with Dario Vagliengo at the piano, recorded in Wels earlier this month. [ORF]

  • From the Proms last August, Ilan Volkov leads the Iceland Symphony Orchestra in music by Beethoven, Schumann, and Leifs, with pianist Jonathan Biss as soloist. [ORF]

  • From the Barbican Hall in London, Valery Gergiev conducts the London Symphony Orchestra in music by Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, and Shostakovich. [France Musique]

  • La Grande Chapelle and the Grupo de Palos de Mandinga traditional chant and music from Latin American cathedrals, directed by Albert Recasens. [France Musique]

  • Mezzo-soprano Christianne Stotijn and conductor Semyon Bychkov join the Orchestre National de France in a concert at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, recorded last June, with music of Richard Strauss. [RTBF]

  • Music by Handel and William Boyce, recorded at Queen Elizabeth Hall last June, with Steven Devine leading the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. [RTBF]

  • Cristian Macelaru conducts the Halle in music by Dvorak, Beethoven, and Bartok. [BBC3]

  • Cellist Edgar Moreau and pianist Pierre-Yves Hodique perform music by Debussy, La Tombelle, Poulenc, and Alkan in a recital at the Auditorium du Louvre in Paris. [France Musique]

  • Cellist Gautier Capuçon joins the Artemis Quartet for Schubert's string quintet, recorded at Schwetzingen last May. [RTBF]

  • Daniele Gatti leads the Orchestre National de France in Stravinsky's Symphony in C Major and Tchaikovsky's fifth symphony. [RTBF]

  • Abdel Rahman El Bacha joins the Orchestre National de Belgique, under conductor Andrew Litton, for music by Poulenc, Ravel, Rachmaninov, and Tchaikovsky. [France Musique]

  • Organist Jean-Baptiste Monnot and pianist Valérie Schaeffer perform music for organ and piano (together) by Mozart, Dupré, Liszt, and Jean Guillou. [ORF]

  • Listen to Calvin Bowman's children's opera version of Norman Lindsay's tale The Magic Pudding, performed by Victorian Opera. [ABC Classic]

  • Valery Gergiev leads the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra in music of Janacek, Prokofiev, and Miaskovsky, with violinist Lisa Batiashvili as soloist. [RTBF]

  • Francesco Angelico conducts the BBC NOW in music by Rossini, Mozart, Verdi, and Mendelssohn. [BBC3]

  • Listen to the classic recording of Meyerbeer's Les Huguenots, starring Joan Sutherland and Gabriel Baquier, with Richard Bonynge conducting the New Philharmonia Orchestra, made in London in 1969. [ORF]

1 comment:

MWnyc said...

NOTE: The Bavarian Radio/Peter Dijkstra broadcast of Bach's Christmas Oratorio linked above includes only the first cantata.

A box in the right-hand column gives the dates for broadcast of the remaining cantatas and the schedule for posting the streaming-on-demand video of each.