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Perchance to Stream: Toussaint 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 a production of Verdi's Aida from the Teatro Regino in Turin, directed by William Friedkin and conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. [ARTE]

  • Listen to a performance of Gounod's Faust, starring Charles Castronovo (Faust), Ildar Abdrazakov (Méphistophélès), and Irina Lungu (Marguerite), recorded last June at the Teatro Regino in Turin. [ORF]

  • From the Klara Festival in Ghent, a performance of Wagner's Tannhäuser, recorded in September at the Vlaamse Opera under Dmitri Jurowski. [RTBF]

  • A production of Boito's Mefistofele, from the Bayerischen Staatsoper in Munich. [BR-Klassik]

  • Watch Thierry Escaich inaugurate the new organ at the Philharmonie de Paris, in a concert by the Orchestre de Paris, including the world premiere of Jörg Widmann's new viola concerto. [ARTE]

  • Christina Pluhar conducts L'Arpeggiata and Voces8 in a performance of Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, starring Mariana Flores (Dido), Céline Scheen (Belinda), and Marc Mauillon (Aeneas), recorded at the Utrecht Early Music Festival. [ORF]

  • Italian countertenor Carlo Vistoli stars in a concert performance of Handel's Tamerlano, recorded at the Poznań Baroque Festival in Poland, with the ensemble Les Ambassadeurs directed by Alexis Kossenko. [ABC Classic]

  • Florian Boesch sings Lieder by Schubert, Liszt, and Schumann, accompanied by pianist Malcolm Martineau. [BR-Klassik]

  • Cellist Edgar Moreau plays the first cello concerto by Saint-Saëns with the Orchestre National de France, conducted by Nikolaj Znaider, plus music by Falla and Dvorak. [France Musique]

  • Soprano Emma Pearson stars in Opera Queensland's production of Verdi's La Traviata. [ABC Classic]

  • Music for organ and orchestra by Rameau, Corrette, and Rebel performed by organist Yves Rechsteiner and the ensemble Les Surprises at the Abbaye de Saint-Michel en Thiérache. [France Musique]

  • Works of Sibelius, Einojuhani Rautavaara, Selim Palmgren, and Toivo Kuula performed by the Male Chorus YL of the University of Helsinki, recorded in the Collégiale Saint-Martin de Montmorency during the Festival d'Ile de France. [France Musique]

  • From the Schwetzinger Festspiele, the Belcea Quartet performs string quartets by Beethoven, Britten, and Brahms, at a concert recorded last May. [ORF]

  • Listen to Luciano Berio conducts his own music, Sinfonia (with the Swingle Singers and the Orchestre philharmonique de l'ORTF) and other works with the Orchestre National de France, at concerts recorded in 1969 and 1976. [France Musique]

  • The Clemencic Consort, under René Clemencic, perform music from Le Roman de Fauvel, performed last month at the Wiener Musikverein. [ORF]
  • Mark Elder leads the Australian Youth Orchestra in music by Mahler and Debussy. [ABC Classic]

  • François-Xavier Roth conducts Les Siècles, the Wiener Singakademie, and soloists in Gossec's Missa pro defunctis. [ORF]

  • Soprano Felicity Lott and pianist Graham Johnson perform a recital of songs by Schubert, Brahms, Wolf, Poulenc, Barber, and others, recorded at the Auditorium du Musée d'Orsay. [France Musique]

  • Bernard Haitink leads the Chamber Orchestra of Europe in music of Schubert and Mozart's A major piano concerto with Maria João Pires as soloist, recorded last August at the Proms. [ORF | Part 2]

  • Simon Rattle conducts a performance of Schumann's Das Paradies und die Peri with the London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, starring Sally Matthews, Mark Padmore, Kate Royal, and others, recorded last January at the Barbican Hall. [ORF]

  • Compare that with Philippe Herreweghe's version of the same Schumann oratorio, with soprano Carolyn Sampson, the Orchestre des Champs-Élysées, and the Collegium Vocale Ghent. [RTBF]

  • From the Lucerne Festival, Bernard Haitink conducts a performance of Haydn's 60th symphony ("Il distratto") and Mahler's fourth symphony, recorded in August. [ORF | Part 2]

  • The ensemble La Rêveuse performs devotional songs for three male voices by Henry Purcell. [France Musique]

  • A composer portrait of Unsuk Chin recorded during the Festival d'Autonme in Paris. [France Musique]

  • Daniil Trifonov plays Rachmaninoff's first piano concerto with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Semyon Bychkov. [CSO]

  • Daniil Trifonov plays Rachmaninoff's third piano concerto with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, to mark Myung-Whun Chung's departure as music director, at a concert recorded last June. [France Musique]

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