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Perchance to Stream: Call Your Mother 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 harpsichord recital by Christophe Rousset, with music by François Couperin, Jean-Philippe Rameau, Antoine Forqueray, Jacques Duphly, and Claude Balbastre, recorded in the church of Saint-Maxime de Beuvrequen. [France Musique]

  • Jesús López-Cobos conducts a performance of Donizetti's Don Pasquale at the Wiener Staatsoper, starring Michele Pertusi, Juan Diego Flórez, and others. [France Musique]

  • From the Teatro Real in Madrid, watch the David McVicar production of Verdi's La Traviata. [ARTE]

  • Watch Herbert Blomstedt conduct the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra in Beethoven's seventh symphony and Nielsen's third symphony. [ARTE]

  • Andrea Marcon leads the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in Bach cantatas, with soloists Carolyn Sampson, Julien Prégardien, and others, recorded in Munich in February, plus symphonies by C.P.E. Bach and Mozart. [ORF | Part 2]

  • Listen again to a performance of Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress from the Metropolitan Opera, starring Paul Appleby (Tom Rakewell), Layla Claire (Anne Trulove), Gerald Finley (Nick Shadow), and Stephanie Blythe (Baba the Turk), and conducted by James Levine. [Radio Clásica]

  • Bach cantatas and concerti grossi by Georg Muffat performed by the Netherlands Bach Society, conducted by Fabio Bonizzoni, recorded last January in Utrecht. [ORF]

  • Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in music by Smetana and Schumann, plus Ravel's G major piano concerto with Hélène Grimaud as soloist. Don't miss her encore, a four-hands piece from Ma mère l'Oye where Grimaud is joined by Nézet-Séguin at the keyboard. [RTBF]

  • Russian songs by Tchaikovsky, Musorgsky, and Rachmaninoff performed by mezzo-soprano Ekaterina Semenchuk and pianist Helmut Deutsch, recorded last month at the Wiener Konzerthaus. [ORF]

  • From St. David's Hall in Cardiff, Stephen Layton leads a performance of Haydn's Creation, with the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales. [BBC3]

  • Pianist Rudolf Buchbinder joins the Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France for the Brahms first piano concerto, under Mikko Franck, in a concert recorded last month at the Philharmonie de Paris. [France Musique]

  • From City Halls Glasgow, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and conductor Alpesh Chauhan perform Shostakovich's 15th symphony and first piano concerto, with Garrick Ohlsson as soloist. [BBC3]

  • The Trio Les Esprits, violinist Alexandra Soumm and violist Adrien Boisseau play chamber music by Gustav Mahler, Mauricio Kagel, and Franz Schubert at the Festival de Pâques in Deauville. [France Musique]

  • Kirill Karabits conducts Verdi's Messa da Requiem with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. [BBC3]

  • Chamber music for quintets and other groupings by Anton Reicha, Mozart, and Beethoven recorded at the Festival de Pâques in Deauville. [France Musique]

  • Pianists Lidija and Sanja Bizjak perform music by Honegger, Mozart, Falla, and Saint-Saëns with the Orchestre des Pays de Savoie conducted by Nicolas Chalvin. [France Musique]

  • Two of Nielsen's string quartets performed by the Danish String Quartet, recorded last March in Copenhagen, plus violinist Natalja Prischepenko and pianist Plamena Mangova in Prokofiev's second violin sonata, recorded in Bulgaria. [ORF]

  • The Quatuor Girard and friends perform music by André Caplet, Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, Ernest Chausson, and Francis Poulenc at the Festival de Pâques in Deauville. [France Musique]

  • From a concert recorded last January at the Maison de la Musique de Nanterre, the Cabaret Contemporain and singer Linda Olah perform music of the German electronic music band Kraftwerk. [France Musique]

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