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21.6.15

Perchance to Stream: Golden Anniversary 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.

  • Australian conductor Simone Young bids farewell to Hamburg, where for ten years she has served as music director of the opera and orchestra, by conducting a performance of Franz Schmidt's oratorio Das Buch mit sieben Siegeln, from 1937. [ARTE]

  • Simone Young conducts a performance of Verdi's Luisa Miller, starring George Petean and Nino Machaidze, recorded last November at the Staatsoper Hamburg. [ORF]

  • Michel Tabachnik leads the SWR Symphony Orchestra Stuttgart in a performance of Bernd Alois Zimmerman's Requiem für einen jungen Dichter, recorded during the Festival ManiFeste at the Philharmonie de Paris. [France Musique]

  • From the Opéra National du Rhin, listen to a performance of Paul Dukas's opera Ariane et Barbe-Bleue, starring Marc Barrard and Lori Phillips, recorded last month. [France Musique]

  • From the Opéra Comique in Paris, a rare performance of Louis Varney's operetta Les Mousquetaires au Couvent, from 1880. [ARTE (video) | France Musique (audio)]

  • Terry Gilliam, of Monty Python fame, directs a production of Berlioz's Benvenuto Cellini, recorded at the Dutch National Opera with Mark Elder leading the Rotterdam Philharmonic. [ARTE]

  • Watch the conclusion of the Beethoven cycle from Philippe Jordan and the Orchestre and Choeurs de l’Opéra de Paris, with the ninth symphony, plus Jean-Yves Thibaudet in Beethoven's C major Fantasy for piano, chorus, and orchestra. [ARTE]

  • A recital by pianist Till Fellner, recorded earlier this month at the Wiener Konzerthaus, with music by Mozart, Bach, Schumann, and Alexander Stankovski. [ORF]

  • Listen to a recital by baritone Stéphane Degout, with music by Wolf, Strauss, and Liszt, recorded at the Opéra de Lyon. [France Musique]

  • Lars Ulrik Mortensen conducts Concerto Copenhagen in instrumental music by J.S. Bach and other members of the Bach family, at a concert recorded last March in Copenhagen. [ORF]

  • You can watch the rounds of the Tchaikovsky Competition in St. Petersburg. [Medici.tv]

  • Mariss Jansons leads the Vienna Philharmonic in a performance of Mahler's third symphony, with Bernarda Fink as soloist. [ORF]

  • From the Aldeburgh Festival, François-Xavier Roth joins the Mahler Chamber Orchestra for music by Mozart, Bedford, Ravel, Benjamin, and Schubert. [BBC3]

  • Listen to Sibelius's fourth symphony and Nielsen's fifth symphony, recorded in Copenhagen last January by Herbert Blomstedt and the Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra. [ORF]

  • Andris Nelsons conducts the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in Mahler's third symphony and Ešenvalds's Lakes Awake at Dawn. [BBC3]

  • The Bruckner Orchester Linz, under conductor Dennis Russell Davies, performs music by Dvorak, Wolfgang Rihm (the Austrian premiere of the horn concerto), and Mozart, recorded in May in Linz. [ORF]

  • John Storgards leads the BBC Philharmonic in Nielsen's third and sixth symphonies, plus some Mahler songs. [BBC3]

  • Violist Veronika Hagen joins the Wiener Klaviertrio for a concert of chamber music by Mozart, Schoenberg, and Brahms, recorded earlier this month at the Wiener Konzerthaus. [ORF]

  • The City of London Sinfonia plays a concert with music by Haydn, Mozart, J.C. Bach, and Handel. [BBC3]

  • David Robertson conducts the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in music of Haydn, Berlioz, and Schubert, with mezzo-soprano Katarina Karnéus as soloist. [ABC Classic]

  • Olena Tokar sings songs by Fauré , Ravel, Medtner, and Strauss with pianist Igor Gryshyn. [BBC3]

  • The Artemis Quartet plays music by Mozart, Vasks, and Dvorak at the Auditorium du Louvre. [France Musique]

  • Kristian Bezuidenhout, at the pianoforte, plays music of Haydn and Mozart at the Wratislavia Festival last September. [RTBF]

  • Listen to Fly Away Peter, the new work by Elliott Gyger commissioned by Sydney Chamber Opera as a companion piece to Stravinsky's The Soldier's Tale. [ABC Classic]

  • Monteverdi's madrigali amorosi from the 8th book (1638), performed by members of Les Arts Florissants led by Paul Agnew. [France Musique]

  • For the opening of the Lille Piano Festival, pianist Kun-Woo Paik joins Jean-Claude Casadesus and the Orchestre National de Lille for music of Liszt and Beethoven. [France Musique]

  • From the Internationalen Barocktage Stift Melk last month, Hiro Kurosaki and friends perform music by Antonio Cesti, Antonio Caldara, Domenico Zipoli, Domenico Scarlatti, and Angelo Conti. [ORF]

  • To mark the 10th anniversary of the death of Carlo Maria Giulini, listen to him conduct the Vienna Philharmonic in music of Mozart and Brahms, recorded in the 1980s. [ORF]

  • From the Festival Palazzetto Bru Zane at the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord in Paris, the Quatuor Diotima plays music by Georges Onslow, Guillaume Lekeu, and Claude Debussy. [France Musique]

  • Also from the Festival Palazzetto Bru Zane, pianist Pascal Amoyel and cellist Emmanuelle Bertrand play music by Chopin, George Onslow, and Charles-Valentin Alkan at the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord in Paris. [France Musique]


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