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Perchance to Stream: D-Day 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 Les Arts Florissants and William Christie perform Rameau's Les Paladins, in a staging by José Montalvo, recorded at the Théâtre du Châtelet in 2004. [ARTE]

  • You can watch Laurent Pelly's famous staging of Rameau's Platée, featuring Marc Minkowski and Les Musiciens du Louvre--Grenoble, recorded at the Opéra National de Paris in 2002. [ARTE]

  • Danielle de Niese stars in Andrei Serban's staging of Rameau's Les Indes Galantes, with William Christie conducting Les Arts Florissants, recorded at the Opéra National de Paris in 2004. [ARTE]

  • From the Opéra Royal de Versailles, listen to a rare performance of Uthal, a one-act opéra-comique by Etienne-Nicolas Méhul from 1806. [France Musique]

  • A true rarity, a performance of Carl Nielsen's opera Saul und David, conducted by Michael Schönwandt last month at the Danish Royal Opera in Copenhagen. [ORF]

  • Listen to a performance of Rossini's La Cenerentola from the Opéra de Rennes, conducted by Darell Ang and starring José Maria Lo Monaco as Angelina. [France Musique]

  • From Baden-Baden, Ekaterina Siurina and Elina Garança star in a performance of Bellini's I Capuleti e i Montecchi, recorded last November. [Radio Clásica]

  • Watch a production of Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera from Brussels, with a cast including Marie-Nicole Lemieux. [De Munt]

  • The Orchestre National de France opens the Festival de Saint-Denis with Schumann's oratorio Das Paradies und die Peri, conducted by Jérémie Rhorer and starring Marita Solberg and Karine Deshayes. [France Musique]

  • Musicians from the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles and the Maîtrise de Radio France perform music by Charpentier and Hersant in the Eglise Saint-Sépulcre at the Festival des Chœurs et Voix d'Abbeville. [France Musique]

  • Christopher Moulds leads Concentus Musicus Wien and the Arnold Schoenberg Chor in a performance of Handel's oratorio Israel in Egypt, recorded last month at the Internationalen Barocktage Stift Melk. [ORF]

  • Another performance of Handel's Israel in Egypt, by David Bates and La Nuova Music, recorded in Salisbury Cathedral. [BBC3]

  • Beethoven's Missa Solemnis performed by the Hallé Orchestra and Choir, conducted by Mark Elder. [BBC3]

  • Franz Welser-Möst conducts the Vienna Philharmonic in Sibelius's Lemminkäinen-Suite, Tchaikovsky's violin concerto (with Nikolaj Znaider as soloist), and Nielsen's fourth symphony. [ORF | Part 2]

  • Listen to symphonies by Schubert, Mozart, and Haydn performed by the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, under Mariss Jansons. [RTBF]

  • Simon Rattle conducts music of Haydn and Claude Vivier with the Vienna Philharmonic, recorded last month at the Wiener Konzerthaus. [ORF]

  • Music by Liszt, Franck, and Michael Berkeley performed by pianist Angela Hewitt, the Cremona Quartet, and bass-baritone Gerald Finley, recorded at the Wigmore Hall in London. [BBC3]

  • A new program by Jordi Savall and Hespèrion XXI, inspired by the travel journal of Ibn Battuta, who wandered the world in the 14th century. [France Musique]

  • Watch several concerts from the Palazzetto Bru Zane Festival in Paris. []

  • Jeffrey Skidmore conducts Ex Cathedra and soloists in a performance of Rachmaninoff's Vespers, recorded at Southwell Minster. [BBC3]

  • Listen to a recital by pianist Marc-André Hamelin, with music by John Field, Liszt, and Schubert. [RTBF]

  • From Cardiff, Thomas Sondergard conducts the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales in Satyricon by B Tommy Anderson, and Mahler's 2nd Symphony with soloists Susan Gritton and Jennifer Johnston. [BBC3]

  • An excellent program from Cornelius Meister and the ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien, with symphonies by Haydn (no. 103) and Sibelius (no. 3), plus Olivier Latry as soloist in Poulenc's organ concerto. [ORF | Part 2]

  • Flutist Emmanuel Pahud and pianist Eric Le Sage perform music by Poulenc, Martinu, Dutilleux, Prokofiev, and Fauré. [RTBF]

  • Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the Rotterdam Philharmonic in Tchaikovsky's fifth symphony, recorded at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris. [France Musique]

  • Nielsen's second symphony and Brahms's fourth, conducted by Fabio Luisi with the Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, recorded last December in Copenhagen. [ORF]

  • Il Giardino Armonico performs Bach's setting of Psalm 51, recorded at the Cité de la Musique in Paris, and Concerto Italiano performs sacred music by Vivaldi at La Chapelle Royale de Versailles, both recorded in 2011. [France Musique]

  • Ton Koopman leads the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France in music by Handel, Bach, and Haydn. [France Musique]

  • Music by Bruno Mantovani and other contemporary composers performed by the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France. [France Musique]

  • Have another listen to the Metropolitan Opera broadcast of Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera, starring Sondra Radvanovsky, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, and Dolora Zajick. [ABC Classic]

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