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21.2.16

Perchance to Stream: Pray for Kalamazoo 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 rare performance of Gabriel Fauré's opera Pénélope, performed by the Opéra national du Rhin. [ARTE]

  • Listen to Frank-Peter Zimmermann play Magnus Lindberg's second violin concerto, with Alan Gilbert conducting the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, plus music of Tchaikovsky and Schumann, recorded at the Philharmonie de Paris. [France Musique]

  • Watch Olivier Py's production of Bizet's Carmen, performed at the Opéra de Lyon. [ARTE]

  • Check out the Opera Platform, a streaming service showing opera productions from around the world. [The Opera Platform]

  • Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and RIAS Kammerchor in music of Mendelssohn. [Philharmonie de Paris]

  • The Quatuor Diotima performs music by Gyorgy Ligeti, Henri Dutilleux, and Arnold Schoenberg, recorded last month at the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord in Paris. [France Musique]

  • From the Barbican Hall in London, John Eliot Gardiner conducts the London Symphony Orchestra in Mendelssohn's complete incidental music to A Midsummer Night's Dream, marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, with actors from the Guildhall School. [BBC3]

  • Watch several concerts from the 7th Biennale des quatuors à cordes, including by the Cuarteto Casals, the Tetzlaff Quartet, the Modigliani Quartet, and others. [Philharmonie de Paris]

  • The Hallé Orchestra and Mark Elder perform Mahler's Kindertotenlieder, Rachmaninov's Isle of the Dead, and Shostakovich's fifteenth symphony, recorded in Manchester. [BBC3]

  • Have another listen to the Metropolitan Opera broadcast of Donizetti's Maria Stuarda. [ORF]

  • From last June, Riccardo Muti leads a performance of Mason Bates’s Anthology of Fantastic Zoology, a new concerto for orchestra, plus Tchaikovsky's fifth symphony, with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. [CSO]

  • Skip Sempé leads the Capriccio Stravagante Renaissance Orchestra and Collegium Vocale Gent in music by Praetorius. [France Musique]

  • Music of Webern, Berg, and Brahms performed by Renaud Capuçon and Les Siècles, recorded at La Cité de la Musique et de la Danse de Soissons. [France Musique]

  • Music by Berlioz, Mendelssohn, and Respighi performed by violinist Renaud Capuçon and the Orchestre National de France. [France Musique]

  • Pianist Nelson Goerner performs music of Chopin, including the 24 Preludes of op. 28, at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées last month. [France Musique]

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