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29.11.15

Perchance to Stream: Giving Thanks for Music 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.

  • As I have said before, a stop in the cathedral of Paris to hear Olivier Latry play the organ is a must-do for any visitor to that city. Now you can have the experience on video, as Latry plays the famous Cavaillé-Coll in Notre-Dame de Paris. [ARTE]

  • Also watch Thierry Escaich inaugurate the concert organ at the Philharmonie de Paris, playing an improvisation and the "Organ Symphony" of Saint-Saëns, plus the world premiere of Jörg Widmann's viola concerto. [Philharmonie de Paris]

  • Listen to Mariss Jansons conduct the Vienna Philharmonic and the Singverein der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien in Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms and Shostakovich's tenth symphony. [ORF | Part 2]

  • André de Ridder conducts the Finnish National Opera in a performance of Kaija Saariaho's opera Emilie, starring soprano Camilla Nylund. [RTBF]

  • If you, like me, missed the recent Washington recital by Leif Ove Andsnes, have a listen to his recital recorded earlier this month in Vienna, with music by Sibelius, Beethoven, Debussy, and Chopin. [ORF]

  • Have a listen to a performance of Vatroslav Lisinski's opera Ljubav i zioba, starring Evelin Novak (Ljubuca), Domagoj Dorotic (Vukosav), and Leon Kosavic (Obren), with Mladen Tarbuk conducting the Croatian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. [ORF]

  • Bernard Haitink leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Mahler's seventh symphony, recorded last April. [CSO]

  • Truls Mørk kicks off his residency with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France with Dvořák's cello concerto. Leonidas Kavakos also conducts music of Mendelssohn and Musorgsky. [France Musique]

  • Listen to a performance of polyphonic music from the Codex Las Huelgas by David Catalunya, the Peregrina Ensemble, Canto Coronato, and other choirs, recorded last May in the Leonhardskirche in Basel. [ORF]

  • Violinist Bojan Cicic joins the Academy of Ancient Music for a concert of music by Vivaldi, Biber, Manfredini, Vejvanovsky, and Leclair, recorded at the West Road Concert Hall. [BBC3]

  • Yuri Temikanov conducts music of Ravel and Mahler, with the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, recorded at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris. [France Musique]

  • The St. Petersburg Philharmonic perform Tchaikovsky's fourth symphony and Prokofiev's third piano concerto, with Nikolai Demidenko as soloist, recorded at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. [France Musique]

  • From last May at the Göttingen Handel Festival, a performance of Handel's Agrippina, with Laurence Cummings leading a cast starring Ulrike Schneider, Christopher Ainslie, and Jake Arditti. [ORF]

  • The London Philharmonic plays music by Liadov, Prokofiev, and Sibelius, with conductor Susanna Mälkki and pianist Beatrice Rana. [BBC3]

  • Pianist Christian Ihler joins the Danish String Quartet at the Bergen Festival in a concert recorded last May, with music by Nielsen and Brahms. [RTBF]

  • Violinist Vadim Repin joins Valery Gergiev and the Mariinsky Theater Orchestra for music by Shostakovich, recorded at the Salle Pleyel in Paris. [France Musique]

  • More Shostakovich from Valery Gergiev and the Mariinsky Theater Orchestra, this time with violinist Alena Baeva, recorded at the Salle Pleyel in Paris. [France Musique]

  • From the Hirschsprung Collection Museum in Copenhagen, a concert by the Danish String Quartet recorded last March, with music by Carl Nielsen and Per Norgaard. [RTBF]

  • Juanjo Mena leads the Danish National Symphony Orchestra in music of Carl Nielsen, recorded last June in Copenhagen. [RTBF]

  • Julian Rachlin leads the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra in music by Mozart and Mendelssohn, recorded at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. [BBC3]

  • Pianist Kirill Gerstein joins the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra for Beethoven's fourth piano concerto, and Vassily Sinaisky also conducts Elgar's second symphony. [BBC3]

  • Listen to the recording of Handel's Rinaldo, with Jean-Claude Malgoire conducting La Grande Ecurie et la Chambre du Roy, and a cast starring Ileana Cotrubas, Carolyn Watkinson, and Jeanette Scovotti. [ORF]

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