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17.5.15

Perchance to Stream: Graduation 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.

  • Watch the production of Szymanowski's Król Roger from London's Royal Opera House. [ARTE]

  • Cecilia Bartoli and Andreas Scholl star in a production of Handel's Giulio Cesar in Egitto, with Giovanni Antonini and Il Giardino Armonico, from the Salzburg Pentecost Festival. [ARTE]

  • The Orchestre National de France and Choeur de Radio France perform Verdi's Oberto Conte di San Bonifacio under Carlo Rizzi at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. [France Musique]

  • Listen to a performance of Darius Milhaud's opera La mère coupable, starring Markus Butter, Mireille Delunsch, and Angelika Kirchschlager, with the ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien and conductor Leo Hussain at the Theater an der Wien earlier this month. [ORF]

  • Marc Minkowski conducts Les Musiciens du Louvre--Grenoble in a performance of Rameau's Les Boréades, recorded last year at the Aix-en-Provence Festival. [RTBF]

  • From the Opéra Royal de Wallonie in Liège, listen to a performance of Bizet's Les pêcheurs de perles, recorded on April 25, with Paolo Arrivabeni conducting a cast starring Anne-Catherine Gillet (Leïla), Marc Laho (Nadir), and Lionel Lhote (Zurga). [RTBF]

  • Daniel Barenboim leads a performance of Beethoven's Fidelio at La Scala, starring Anja Kampe and Klaus Florian Vogt, recorded in Milan last year. [Radio Clásica]

  • Sandrine Piau and Marie-Nicole Lemieux perform duos by Handel, with Ricardo Minasi and Il Pomo d’Oro. [France Musique]

  • Listen to a performance of Solaris, the new opera by Dai Fujikura (b. 1977) on a libretto by Saburo Teshigawara, based on the novel by Stanislas Lem, recorded in March at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris), with the Ensemble Intercontemporain and others. [France Musique]

  • Hans Christoph Rademann leads performances of sacred music by Handel and C.P.E. Bach, with the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin the RIAS Chamber Chorus, recorded at the Berlin Konzerthaus. [France Musique]

  • Listen to performances of Janáček's Diary of One Who Disappeared, with the Chœur de l’Opéra de Lille, under Alain Planès directing and playing the piano, plus the same composer's Cunning Little Vixen from the Wiener Staatsoper, conducted by Franz Welser Möst, both recorded last year. [France Musique]

  • Beethoven's fourth and fifth symphonies, performed by Nikolaus Harnoncourt and Concentus Musicus Wien, recorded earlier this month at the Musikverein in Vienna. [ORF | Part 2]

  • Listen to the semifinalists in the Concours Musical Reine Elisabeth, who played all this week in Brussels. (Scroll down to the list of the performers, each with an individual podcast over several pages, at the bottom of the page.) [RTBF]

  • Gustavo Dudamel leads performances of Strauss's Also sprach Zarathustra and Death and Transfiguration, with the Vienna Philharmonic, recorded last summer at the Salzburg Festival. [France Musique]

  • The Schola Pietatis Antonio Vivaldi joins the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment for a concert of sacred music by Porpora and Vivaldi, recorded this weekend at the London Festival of Baroque Music, in the church of St John's Smith Square. [BBC3]

  • The Munich Philharmonic, under Semyon Bychkov, performs Strauss's Don Juan and Horn Concerto, recorded last September in Berlin. [ORF | Part 2]

  • From the Schubertiade Hohenems, the Jerusalem Quartet performs music by Mozart, Janáček, and Schubert, recorded earlier this month at the Markus-Sittikus-Saal. [ORF]

  • Andras Keller leads the Concerto Budapest in music by Bach, Couperin, and Barnabas Dukay at the festival "La Folle journée de Nantes." [France Musique]

  • The Vienna Philharmonic, under Simon Rattle, performs the closing scenes from Janáček's Cunning Little Vixen, plus Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde, with mezzo-soprano Magdalena Kožená, tenor Michael Schade, and baritone Simon Keenlyside. [ORF]

  • Herbert Blomstedt leads the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra in a concert featuring Beethoven's third symphony, plus Mozart's C minor piano concerto, with Martin Helmchen as soloist, recorded last December in Leipzig. [Radio Clásica]

  • From the Barbican Hall in London, Andrew Davis conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in Arthur Bliss's memorial to the Great War, Morning Heroes, plus mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly in Berlioz's Mort de Cléopâtre. [BBC3]

  • Listen to the Jerusalem Quartet's concert at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center, with quartets by Shostakovich (nos. 8 and 12), recorded last December in New York. [Radio Clásica]

  • The Ensemble vocal et instrumental de Lausanne, under Michel Corboz, perform music by Bach and Handel at the Folle journée de Nantes. [France Musique]

  • Simon Rattle leads a concert by the Berlin Philharmonic, with music by Schubert and Bruckner (seventh symphony), plus Mozart's third violin concerto with Frank Peter Zimmermann, recorded a year ago in Berlin. [Radio Clásica]

  • Listen to a recital by violinist Leonidas Kavakos and pianist Yuja Wang, consisting of the three violin sonatas of Brahms, plus encores by Brahms and Stravinsky, recorded last month at the Musikverein in Vienna. [ORF]

  • The New Zealand and Tinalley String Quartets join forces at the Canberra International Music Festival, playing music by Schubert, Rachmaninoff, and the octet by Mendelssohn. [ABC Classic]

  • From the City Halls in Glasgow, Markus Stenz conducts the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in music of Berio, Mozart, and Mendelssohn (A Midsummer Night's Dream). [BBC3]

  • Have another listen to the Metropolitan Opera broadcast of Verdi's Don Carlo, with Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducting a cast starring Ricardo Tamura, Ferruccio Furlanetto, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, and Barbara Frittoli. [ABC Classic]

  • From the Schubertiade Hohenems earlier this month, mixed-voice songs by Schubert performed by Benjamin Bruns, Julian Prégardien, Daniel Schmutzhard, Christian Immler, and pianist Andreas Frese. [ORF]

  • Mark Wigglesworth conducts musicians from the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and Australian Youth Orchestra, with violinist Karen Gomyo, in music of Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich (10th symphony). [ABC Classic]

  • James Lancelot, organist at Durham Cathedral, plays a recital of music by Bach, Hindemith, Leighton, Whitlock, and Reubke on the cathedral's organ. [BBC3]

  • The Trio Medici plays music by Schubert and Tchaikovsky in the Auditorium du Musée du Louvre. [France Musique]

  • Music for chorus and piano by Fanny Mendelssohn, Robert and Clara Schumann, Mel Bonis, Rebecca Clarke, and Lili and Nadia Boulanger, performed by the Choeur de Radio-France. [France Musique]

  • From Hoddinott Hall in Cardiff the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conducted by Christoph Koenig, perform Brahms Violin Concerto in D major (with Esther Yoo as soloist) and Suk's Asrael (Symphony) in C minor. [BBC3]

  • René Jacobs leads a performance of Emilio de' Cavalieri's oratorio Rappresentatione di Anima et di Corpo, with the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, the Staatsopernchor Berlin, Marie-Claude Chappuis and other soloists, recorded in 2012. [ORF]

  • From the West Road Concert Hall in Cambridge, Richard Tognetti directs the Academy of Ancient Music in a concert bringing together Venetian Baroque music with music by oud virtuoso Joseph Tawadros. [BBC3]

  • Have a listen to the recording of Giacomo Meyerbeer's opera Dinorah ou Le Pardon de Ploermel, starring Deborah Cook, with James Judd conducting the Philharmonia Orchestra, made in 1979 in London. [ORF]

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