Concert Reviews | CD Reviews | DVD Reviews | Opera | Early Music | News | Film | Art | Books | Kids


Perchance to Stream: Fourth Day of Christmas 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.

  • You can listen to a recording of Mozart's La clemenza di Tito, recorded earlier this month at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris, starring Kate Lindsey and Karina Gauvin, among others, and conducted by Jérémie Rhorer. [France Musique | Video]

  • From last January, here is Wagner's Lohengrin performed at the Festspielhaus in Bayreuth. [RTBF]

  • Mozart's Don Giovanni, from the production this month at the Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels. [RTBF]

  • A rare performance of Robert Ashley's opera Improvement (Don Leaves Linda), recorded in 1995 for Austrian radio. [ORF]

  • Simon Rattle conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in symphonies of Schumann and Brahms, recorded last September at the Musikfest Berlin. [ORF | Part 2]

  • Listen to the Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge, and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment perform Bach's B Minor Mass. [BBC3]

  • From the Grieg Concert Hall in Bergen, Neeme Järvi conducts the Bergen Philharmonic and Bergen Boys and Girls Choir in a performance of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker, recorded last December. [RTBF]

  • The first half of Bach's Christmas Oratorio, performed by Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Concentus Musicus Wien, and the Wiener Sängerknaben, recorded at the Rasumowsky Palace in Vienna in 1973. [ORF]

  • A lovely Christmas concert from the church of Saint-Sulpice in Paris, featuring the Choeur de Radio France, the Ensemble Sagittarius, and organist Daniel Roth on the church's Cavaillé-Coll. [France Musique]

  • Caldara's Marian Vespers, plus music of Vivaldi, Manfredini, and Torelli, recorded at the cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta in Asolo. [ORF]

  • Andrew Nethsinga leads the Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge, and harpist Erika Waardenburg in a Christmas concert of music by Tallis, Britten, Darke, and traditional carols, recorded last December at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. [RTBF]

  • French Baroque Christmas music performed by Les Musiciens de St Julien and the Maîtrise de Radio France. [France Musique]

  • Musica Amphion and the Gesualdo Consort Amsterdam perform Bach's Actus tragicus. [Avro Klassiek | Part 2]

  • A concert by the Tapiola Sinfonietta, with conductor Osmo Vänskä and pianist Yevgeny Sudbin, in music of Beethoven, recorded last September in Espoo. [ORF]

  • Rossini's Petite messe solennelle performed by the Choeur de Radio France and conductor Piero Monti. [France Musique]

  • Listen to the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin play music by Tessarini, Vivaldi, Caldara, Porta, and Marcello. [RTBF]

  • Violist Ruth Killius and violinist Thomas Zehetmair, with the Salzburg Camerata, perform That Subtle Knot, a new double concerto by John Casken, from a concert recorded last August at the Salzburg Festival. [France Musique]

  • From the Cité de la Musique in Paris, Ingo Metzmacher conducts the SWR Symphony Orchestra Baden-Baden, with pianist Jean-Frédéric Neuburger and soprano Laura Aikin, in music by Hartmann, Maderna, and Nono. [France Musique]

  • Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in Bartok's second violin concerto, with Gil Shaham, and Mahler's first symphony, recorded last June in Munich. [ORF | Part 2]

  • Mariss Jansons conducts the Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra in Prokofiev's fifth symphony. [Avro Klassiek]

  • Pianist Éric Le Sage joins Les Vents Français for chamber music by Glinka, Mozart, and Auric, recorded at the Geneva Summer Music Festival. [ORF]

  • Music of Mendelssohn performed by the Wiener Virtuosen, violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja, and friends. [ORF]

  • Thomas Hengelbrock leads the Balthasar-Neumann-Ensemble and -Chor in sonatas and psalms by Francesco Cavalli, recorded in Vienna in 1998. [ORF]

  • From Temple Church in London, a concert of Baroque music by the Temple Players and Temple Church Choir, recorded a year ago. [France Musique]

  • Pianist Roger Muraro joins the South Netherlands Philharmonic and conductor Kees Bakels in music by Franck (Variations symphoniques), Debussy (La mer), and Ravel (Daphnis et Chloé suite). [RTBF]

  • The ensembles InAlto and Clément Janequin perform music by Samuel Scheidt, Michael Praetorius, and others. [France Musique]

  • Cellist Andreas Brantelid and pianist Shai Wosner perform a recital of music by Beethoven, Janacek, and Brahms. [RTBF]

  • Sisters Lidija et Sanja Bizjak perform three of Bach's Brandenburg Concertos in arrangements for piano, four hands, by Max Reger, recorded in the Auditorium du Musée d'Orsay in Paris. [France Musique]

No comments: