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Perchance to Stream: Marathon 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 Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France gives a concert performance of Edouard Lalo's last opera La Jacquerie, starring Véronique Gens, Nora Gubisch, Edgaras Montvidas, and Florian Sempey, conducted by Patrick Davin. [France Musique]

  • Concerto Italiano performs Monteverdi's 1610 Vespers on 17th-century instruments at the Perth International Arts Festival. [ABC Classic]

  • More of the complete performance of Beethoven's violin sonatas, by Julia Fischer and Igor Levit, recorded at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris. [France Musique]

  • Olivier Schneebeli conducts Les Pages et les Chantres du Centre de musique baroque de Versailles and the Ensemble La Rêveuse, performing music from the convent of Saint-Cyr. [France Musique]

  • Remember Nikolaus Harnoncourt with this recording of him conducting violinist Thomas Zehetmair and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe in music of Schubert, Mendelssohn and Haydn. [France Musique]

  • From the 2012 Salzburg Festival, Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducts sacred music by Mozart at Salzburg Cathedral, with Concentus Musicus Wien, the Arnold Schoenberg Chor, Florian Boesch and other soloists. [ARTE]

  • From the Vienna Staatsoper, listen to a performance of Peter Eötvös's opera Tri Sestri starring Aida Garifullina (Irina), Margarita Gritskova (Mascha), and Ilseyar Khayrullova (Olga). [ORF]

  • Donald Runnicles leads the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Beethoven's Missa Solemnis, recorded in Glasgow, with Kim-Lillian Strebel and other soloists. [BBC3]

  • From the San Francisco Opera in 2014, Nicola Luisotti conducts a performance of Verdi's Un ballo in maschera starring Ramón Vargas (Gustavo III), Julianna Di Giacomo (Amelia), Thomas Hampson (Renato), and Dolora Zajick (Madame Arvidson). [Radio Clásica]

  • Semyon Bychkov leads the Vienna Philharmonic in music of Haydn, Brahms, and Enescu, with soprano Valentina Nafornita. [ORF]

  • Marc-André Hamelin is soloist in Rachmaninoff's third piano concerto with the London Philharmonic, and Vladimir Jurowski also conduct's Zemlinsky's Die Seejungfrau. [BBC3]

  • Olivier Latry joins the Orchestre National de France, under conductor Fabien Gabel, for music by Chausson, Poulenc, and Debussy. [France Musique]

  • The Hugo Wolf Quartett plays quartets by Schubert, Mendelssohn, and Katrin Klose, recorded at the Wiener Konzerthaus. [ORF]

  • Music of Handel, Bach, and Vivaldi performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and violinist Rachel Podger, recorded at Brangwyn Hall in Swansea. [BBC3]

  • Dima Slobodeniouk leads the Orchestre National de Lyon in Liszt's Hamlet, Beethoven's fifth piano concerto (with Jean-Yves Thibaudet as soloist), and Stravinsky's Petrushka. [France Musique]

  • The RSO Wien and baritone Jochen Schmeckenbecher, under conductor Cornelius Meister, perform Friedrich Cerha's Baal-Gesänge, plus music by Haydn and Mahler. [ORF]

  • An hommage to Henri Dutilleux featuring Lisa Batiashvili, Valeriy Sokolov, Gérard Caussé, Gautier Capuçon, and Frank Braley, recorded at the Philharmonie de Paris. [France Musique]

  • From 2012, Mark Elder conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in music of Berlioz. [CSO]

  • Listen to the recording of Rossini's Elisabetta, Regina d'Inghilterra starring Montserrat Caballé (Elisabetta), José Carreras (Leicester), and Valerie Masterson (Matilde). [ORF]

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