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14.12.14

Perchance to Stream: Christopher Columbus 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.

  • Here is something I have really wanted to hear: Félicien David's opera Christophe Colomb, performed at the Opéra Royal de Versailles. [France Musique]

  • Listen to Gluck's Iphigénie en Tauride, performed by the Pinchgut Opera, with Antony Walker conducting the Orchestra of the Antipodes, and a cast led by Caitlin Hulcup in the title role, recorded this week in Sydney. [ABC Classic]

  • Have another listen to the Metropolitan Opera broadcast of Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg from yesterday. [Radio Clásica | Act III]

  • A recital by pianist Daniil Trifonov with music of Bach, Beethoven, and Liszt, recorded last month in the Théâtre des Champs Elysées. [France Musique]

  • Music by Ligeti, Reich, and Feldman performed by musicians of the Ensemble Intercontemporain, recorded earlier this month at the Cité de la Musique in Paris. [France Musique]

  • Listen to American Lulu, an adaptation of Berg's opera by Olga Neuwirth, starring Marisol Montalvo and others, recorded last week at the Theater an der Wien. [ORF]

  • Listen to a performance of Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov from the Finnish National Opera in Helsinki, starring Matti Salminen and conducted by Michael Güttler, recorded in October. [RTBF]

  • Otto Kargl leads the Orfeo Baroque Orchestra and Capella Nova Graz, plus soloists, in Handel's oratorio Joshua, recorded last September in the cathedral of St. Pölten. [ORF]

  • Leif Ove Andsnes conducts and plays with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, in a performance at the Vienna Musikverein, featuring music of Stravinskky (Dumbarton Oaks), Beethoven, and Schoenberg. [ORF]

  • A performance of Bizet's Les Pêcheurs de perles, recorded last month at the Theater an der Wien. [France Musique]

  • Zubin Mehta leads the Vienna Philharmonic in Bruckner's eighth symphony, from a concert recorded last year in Vienna. [ORF]
  • Laments from seventeenth-century Italy, performed in the Oratoire du Louvre earlier this month by Latinitas Nostra and mezzo-soprano Romina Basso. [France Musique]

  • The first of two concerts in a Brahms and Dvorak cycle with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, with conductor Adrien Perruchon and pianist François-Frédéric Guy. [France Musique]

  • From Fribourg last July, the Ensemble Huelgas performs medieval music, as well as a Passion by Cipriano de Rore, recorded last March in Brussels. [France Musique]

  • Listen to the Café Zimmermann, led by Céline Frisch, perform Vivaldi concertos, recorded last year in Anvers. [France Musique]

  • Philippe Jordan leads the Wiener Symphoniker in music of Webern, Schubert, and Strauss. [ORF | Part 2]
  • Andrew Manze conducts the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic in music by Mozart, Brahms, and Beethoven. [BBC3]

  • Listen to the Bruckner Orchester Linz, conducted by Dennis Russell Davies and with bass Kurt Rydl, in Mussorgsky's Night on Bald Mountain and the Songs and Dances of Death. [ORF]

  • From a concert recorded in Geneva last April, the Trio Zimmermann (violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann, violist Antoine Tamestit, and cellist Christian Poltéra) perform music by Beethoven, Webern, and Mozart. [RTBF]

  • Sakari Oramo leads the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in music of Rachmaninov (Spring Cantata), Nielsen (second symphony), and Busoni (piano concerto with soloist Garrick Ohlsson). [BBC3]

  • Alain Altinoglu leads the ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna in music of Prokofiev, Khachaturian, and Poulenc (Stabat mater, with Patricia Petibon). [ORF]

  • Live from the Wigmore Hall, the Artemis Quartet performs music by Mozart, Smetana, and Peteris Vasks. [BBC3]
  • The wind ensemble Zefiro performs music by Beethoven and Mozart. [France Musique]

  • David Zinman leads the Orchestre de Paris in music by Berlioz, Schumann, and Britten, with cellist Gautier Capuçon. [France Musique]

  • Markus Stenz leads the Netherlands Radio Orchestra in Bruckner's seventh symphony. [Avro Klassiek]

  • Martyn Brabbins conducts the BBC SSO in music by Beethoven, Bruch and Tchaikovsky. [BBC3]

  • Hiro Kurosaki conducts Gradus ad Parnassum in concertos by Telemann and Bach, recorded back in the year 2000. [ORF]

  • Music of C.P.E. Bach and Telemann performed by Il Fondamento, directed by Paul Dombrecht and with flutist Barthold Kuijken, recorded last March in Antwerp. [ORF]

  • From Milton Court, London, the BBC Singers perform choral music by Debussy, Poulenc, Messiaen, and other French composers. [BBC3]

  • Listen to the recording of Mozart's Lucio Silla, with Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducting Concentus Musicus Wien and the Arnold Schoenberg Chor, starring Peter Schreier (Lucio Silla), Edita Gruberova (Giunia), Cecilia Bartoli (Cecilio), Dawn Upshaw (Celia), and Yvonne Kenny (Cinna). [ORF]

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