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22.11.15

Perchance to Stream: Midwest Snow 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 Jonathan Dove's opera The Monster in the Maze, with Simon Rattle conducting the London Symphony Orchestra at last summer's Festival d'Aix-en-Provence. [ARTE]

  • Listen to Christian Thielemann conduct a performance of Humperdinck's Hänsel und Gretel at the Wiener Staatsoper, starring Ileana Tonca (Gretel) and Daniela Sindram (Hänsel). [ORF]

  • From the Grand Théâtre in Geneva, Marko Letonja conducts a performance of Cherubini's Médée with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, starring Alexandra Deshorties (Medea), Andrea Carè (Jason), and Sara Mingardo (Neris). [ABC Classic]

  • Cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras and fortepianist Kristian Bezuidenhout join the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra for music of Haydn and Mozart, two concerto plus a Haydn symphony, recorded at the Grand Théâtre de Provence. [France Musique]

  • Listen to Marc-Antoine Charpentier's Les Quatre Saisons performed by Les Paladins, under Jérôme Corréas. [France Musique]

  • La Fenice and Vox Luminis join forces to perform sacred music by Marc-Antoine Charpentier, recorded this past June at the German Church in Stockholm. [RTBF]

  • A performance of Nielsen's Saul og David, starring Johan Reuter, Michael Kristensen, Ann Petersen, and Niels Jörgen Riis, with Michael Schönwand conducting at the Danish Royal Opera. [RTBF]

  • Rolando Villazon, Magdalena Kozena, and Toni Lehtipuu join Le Concert d'Astrée, under conductor Emmanuelle Haïm, for music of Claudio Monteverdi. [France Musique]

  • Watch a performance of Play and Play, choreographed by Bill T. Jones, recorded at La Maison de la Danse de Lyon. [ARTE]

  • Violinist James Ehnes and pianist Andrew Armstrong play a recital at the Wigmore Hall in London, recorded this past May. [RTBF]

  • Arias and duets by Verdi, Donizetti, Gounod, and Massenet, with Natalie Dessay and Rolando Villazon joining Myung-Whun Chung and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, recorded in 2006. [France Musique]

  • From the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, John Storgards leads the BBC Philharmonic in music by McCabe, Stravinsky, Turnage, Ives, and Antheil. [BBC3]

  • The Scharoun Ensemble Berlin plays a concert at the Conservatoire de Bruxelles, recorded this past October. [RTBF]

  • Riccardo Minasi and the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra give the Australian premiere of forgotten gems from baroque Naples. [ABC Classic]

  • From a concert recorded in 2012, William Christie leads Les Arts Florissants in sacred music by Charpentier in the Chcpelle Royale du Château de Versailles. [France Musique]

  • Handel's Coronation Anthems and organ concertos, performed by the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment under Laurence Cummings. [ORF]

  • Amaury Closel leads the Klangforum Wien in a program on avant-garde music in Weimar and Leningrad in the early 20th century, with music by Nikolai Roslavets, Nikolai Obukhovs, Dmitri Shostakovich, and Karl Amadeus Hartmann, recorded last month in Vienna. [ORF]

  • Violinist David Grimal joins the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, under conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste, for Berg's violin concerto, plus music of Webern and Brahms. [France Musique]

  • Soprano Graciela Gibelli joins Il Suonar Parlante and conductor Vittorio Ghielmi, recorded last May in the church of St. Oswald in Regensburg. [RTBF]

  • Maxime Pascal conducts the Orchestre National de Lille Boulez's Rituel in memoriam Maderna and Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique. [France Musique]

  • A recital by pianist Nikolai Lugansky, with music by Franck, Schubert, Rachmaninov, and Tchaikovsky, recorded last month at the Wiener Konzerthaus. [ORF]

  • Watch Jean-Claude Casadesus lead a concert celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Orchestre National de Lille, including Mahler's second symphony. [ARTE]

  • Have another listen to Alice Coote's Handel recital, with Harry Bicket and The English Concert, recorded in September at the Proms. [ORF]

  • Clarinetist Paul Meyer joins the English Chamber Orchestra for music by Mozart and Tchaikovsky, recorded at the Bath Mozartfest. [BBC3]

  • Kirill Gerstein joins the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra for music by Rachmaninov and Lutoslawski, conducted by Edward Gardner. [ORF]

  • Alain Altinoglu leads music of Saint-Saens and Fauré, with the Choeur de Radio France and the Orchestre National de France, recorded at the Church of Saint-Eustache in Paris. [France Musique]

  • From 2013, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra perform music by Sibelius, Adès, and Debussy, with Finnish conductor Susanna Mälkki and violinist Leila Josefowicz. [CSO]

  • Listen to the recording of Massenet's Le Cid, starring Placido Domingo (Rodrigo) and Grace Bumbry (Chimene), conducted by Eve Queler at the Metropolian Opera in 1976. [ORF]

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