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Perchance to Stream: Fluctuat Nec Mergitur 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.

  • The choir of New College, Oxford, joins the Sistine Chapel Choir in Rome for a cooncert of music by Palestina, Parry, Purcell, Tallis, Grier, and Gibbons. Beauty to counter the tragedy in Paris and Saint-Denis on Friday evening: as Voltaire put it in the Traité sur la tolérance, "Men must first not be fanatics to be worthy of Tolerance." [France Musique]

  • Björn Schmelzer leads the Ensemble Graindelavoix in a performance of a reconstructed Cypriot Vespers service by Jean Hanelle, a 15th-century composer from Cambrai in Cypress, recorded at the Festival de Royaumont. [France Musique]

  • Watch Alexandre Tharaud play Bach's Goldberg Variations in a studio-made recording. [ARTE]

  • Music in honor of St. Cecilia by Purcell, Britten, and Handel, performed by the King's Consort with Carolyn Sampson and other soloists, recorded in Bucharest in September. [ORF]

  • Baritone Christian Gerhaher and pianist Gerold Huber perform songs by Beethoven, Haydn, Berg, and Schoenberg, recorded at the Wigmore Hall in London. [BBC3]

  • A performance of Vivaldi's Griselda from Australia's Pinchgut Opera, starring Erin Helyard. [ABC Classic]

  • From the Cirque Royal in Brussels last month, a performance of Gaspare Spontini's La Vestale, starring Alexandra Deshorties, Yann Beuron, and Julien Dran, with Alessandro de Marchi conducting the Chœur et Orchestre de La Monnaie. [RTBF]

  • Listen to music by Stravinsky, Manoury (the world premiere of his new cello concerto), and Mozart as Douglas Boyd conducts the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris, with Gautier Capuçon and Deborah Nemtanu. [France Musique]

  • Mariss Jansons conducts the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in music of Chabrier, Lutoslawski, Gershwin, and Ravel, with pianist Denis Matsuev, recorded last month in Munich. [ORF | Part 2]

  • Music by Messiaen (Chronochromie) and Strauss (Eine Alpensymphonie), performed by the Cleveland Orchestra under the baton of Franz Welser-Möst, recorded last month in Vienna. [ORF]

  • The Hugo Wolf Quartett performs late works by Mozart, Constant Goddard, and Schubert, recorded at the Wiener Konzerthaus in September. [ORF]

  • Watch the Budapest Festival Orchestra perform music by Prokofiev and Stravinsky, with conductor Ivan Fischer and violinist Thomas Zehetmair, recorded in Budapest. [ARTE]

  • Nikolaj Znaider conducts the London Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican Hall, in Beethoven's Fifth Symphony and works by Richard Strauss, including the closing scene from Capriccio, with soprano Anne Schwanewilms. [BBC3]

  • From the Pesaro Festival last August, a performance of Rossini's La Gazzetta, starring José Maria Lo Monaco (Madama la Rose), Raffaella Lupinacci (Doralice), and Hasmik Torosyan (Lisetta). [ORF]

  • More of the composer portrait of Unsuk Chin, presented at the Festival d'Automne in Paris. [France Musique]

  • Watch the final round of the composers' competition at the Concours de Genève, featuring new works for string quartet. [ARTE]

  • Listen to a performance of Richard Strauss's opera Capriccio, recorded last year at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, starring Renée Fleming and Anne Sofie von Otter. [France Musique]

  • David Cohen joins the Orchestre Philharmonique Royal de Liège, under conductor Domingo Hindoyan, in a concert recorded last month. [RTBF]

  • From last May, Sakari Oramo leads the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra in music by Rolf Martinsson, Amanda Maier-Röntgen, and Schumann. [ORF]

  • Christian Tetzlaff joins the BBC Philharmonic for Magnus Lindberg's Violin Concerto, plus John Storgards conducting music of Sibelius, recorded in Manchester. [BBC3]

  • A recital by pianist Fazil Say at the Montpellier International Piano Festival, plus a Haydn symphony performed by the Bavarian RSO in Munich under Yannick Nézet-Séguin. [BBC3]

  • Dirk Kaftan conducts the Graz Philharmonic in music by Schreker, Rachmaninoff, and Berlioz, with organist Cameron Carpenter as soloist, recorded in Graz in September. [ORF]

  • Jean-Guihen Queyras joins the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana and conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy, in a concert recorded last May at the Lugano Festival. [RTBF]

  • Angelika Kirschlager performs songs by Brahms with pianist Julius Drake, followed by a performance of the Brahms German Requiem with the Bavarian Radio Chorus and Symphony Orchestra under Yannick Nézet-Séguin, with Christiane Karg and Matthias Goerne. [BBC3]

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