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


Perchance to Stream: Snow Squalls 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.

  • Soprano Simone Kermes and mezzo-soprano Vivica Genaux perform with La Capella Gabetta at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, under Andres Gabetta, in a program centered on the singers Francesca Cuzzoni and Faustina Bordoni. [France Musique]

  • Roberto Zarpellon leads his Ensemble "Lorenzo da Ponte" and soprano Francesca Lombardi Mazzulli in music of Vivaldi, Handel, and Corelli. [ORF]

  • Jonas Kaufmann and Eva-Maria Westbroek star in the production of Giordano's Andrea Chénier from Covent Garden. [Radio Clásica]

  • Soprano Diana Damrau joins conductor Gianandrea Noseda and the Orchestre de la Suisse romande for a program of Verdi arias, Strauss, and Stravinsky. [RTBF]

  • From the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, Harry Christophers conducts The Sixteen in choral music by Harris, Weelkes, and others. [BBC3]

  • Listen to an all-Bach program performed by violinist Pablo Valetti and Café Zimmermann. [RTBF]

  • Simon Rattle leads the Berlin Philharmonic at the Royal Festival Hall in Mahler's second symphony and Helmut Lachenmann's Tableau. [BBC3]

  • Also listen to Simon Rattle's Sibelius symphony cycle with the Berlin Philharmonic. [BBC3]

  • From the Présences Festival, Paul Meyer join the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France for world premieres of music by C. Maldonado, A. Cheung, and L. Naon. [France Musique]

  • More from the Présences Festival, with James Gaffigan leading the Orchestre National de France and pianist Inon Barnatan in music by John Adams, Andrew Norman, Sean Shepherd, and Christopher Rouse. [France Musique]

  • Music by Latin-American composers, performed by the Ensemble Accroche-Note at the Présences Festival. [France Musique]

  • Music by Vivaldi and Kapsberger performed by countertenor Maarten Engeltjes and La sfera Armoniosa. [RTBF]

  • Hear lutenist Evangelina Mascardi perform music by Robert de Visée and Jacques de Saint-Luc, recorded last month at the Wiener Konzerthaus. [ORF]

  • A production of Nicolai's Merry Wives of Windsor, from the Opéra Royal de Wallonie in Liège. [RTBF]

  • Joshua Bell is soloist in Sibelius's violin concerto with Daniele Gatti and the Orchestre National de France. Don't miss his encore, Vieuxtemps's Souvenir d'Amérique sur Yankee Doodle. [RTBF]

  • From the Melbourne Recital Center, the Australian Octet perform works by Shostakovich, Brahms, Enescu, and a world premiere of Richard Mills' Lachrymae, Chorales and Postlude for Octet. [ABC Classic]

  • Bass Sir John Tomlinson joins the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus for Brett Dean's The Last Day of Socrates and Beethoven's 8th Symphony, with John Storgards conducting. [BBC3]

  • Listen to a recital of French music performed by pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet at the Auditorium du Louvre, with pieces by Gabriel Pierné, Abel Decaux, Claude Debussy, Bruno Mantovani, Maurice Ravel, and Jules Massenet. [France Musique]

  • The Ardeo Quartet performs music by Mendelssohn, Bach, and François Meïmoun. [France Musique]

  • The Trio Eggner performs music by Clara Schumann, Gerrit Wunder, and Johannes Brahms. [RTBF]

  • Have another listen to the Metropolitan Opera broadcast of Tchaikovsky's Iolanta and Bartok's Duke Bluebeard's Castle, starring Anna Netrebko and Piotr Beczala. [ORF]

  • The Orquesta Sinfonica Simon Bolivar de Venezuela, under Gustavo Dudamel, perform music by Julian Orbon and Gustav Mahler at the Philharmonie de Paris. [France Musique]

  • More from Dudamel and the Simon Bolivar, playing Beethoven and Wagner at the Philharmonie de Paris. [France Musique]

No comments: