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20.3.16

Perchance to Stream: Ramis Palmarum 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.

  • Ten years ago, Lorraine Hunt Lieberson gave what turned out to be her last performances, with Michael Tilson Thomas and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Mahler's second symphony. [CSO]

  • Watch Zubin Mehta conduct a performance of Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera in Munich, starring Piotr Beczala and Anja Harteros. [ARTE]

  • René Jacobs conducts a performance of Gassmann's L´Opera seria at the Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels. [ARTE]

  • Mariss Jansons and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra perform Beethoven's Coriolan Overture and Mahler's fifth symphony, recorded at the Musikverein in Vienna. [ORF]

  • Watch three classic performances led by Nikolaus Harnoncourt at the Cité de la musique, from 1996, 1998, and 1999. [Philharmonie de Paris]

  • By way of marking the passing of British composer Peter Maxwell Davies this past Monday, my review of his chilling opera The Lighthouse, including links to a streaming video of a performance. [Ionarts]

  • Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Nicole Car, and Michael Fabiano star in a performance of Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin from the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden. [Radio Clásica]

  • From a concert recorded in Havana last May, Osmo Vänskä leads the Minnesota Orchestra in music by Alejandro Garcia Caturla, Bernstein, and Prokofiev. [ORF]

  • Kristian Bezuidenhout and the Chiaroscuro Quartet perform music by Haydn and Mozart. [BR-Klassik]

  • Watch Martin Grubinger with the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra under conductor Vasily Petrenko, with music by Peter Eötvös, Keiko Abe, and Tchaikovsky. [ARTE]

  • The Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, under Mikko Franck, plays Debussy's Images, Messiaen's L'Ascension, and the world premiere of Pierre Jodlowski's Ultimatum. [France Musique]

  • Listen to the third and final part of the performance of Beethoven's violin sonatas by violinist Julia Fischer and pianist Igor Levit, recorded at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris. [France Musique]

  • From the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris, Trevor Pinnock conducts pianist Maria Joao Pires and the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen in music of Wagner, Chopin, and Mozart, recorded in January. [France Musique]

  • From last November, Augustin Hadelich joins the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for Mozart's fifth violin concerto, with Edo de Waart also conducting music by Richard Strauss and John Adams. [CSO]

  • Watch a performance of Luigi Rossi's Orfeo from the Opéra de Nancy, with Raphaël Pichon leading the Ensemble Pygmalion. [FranceTV]

  • Robin Ticciati leads the NDR Sinfonieorchester and violist Antoine Tamestit, in music by Wagner, Berlioz, and Schumann. [ORF]

  • The Hugo Wolf Quartet and bassoonist Pascal Gallois perform a new work by Johannes Maria Staud, plus the "Death and the Maiden" quartet of Schubert, recorded in January at the Philharmonie de Paris. [France Musique]

  • François-Xavier Roth conducts the London Symphony Orchestra in music by Ligeti (Atmosphères), Elizabeth Ogonek, and Berio, recorded at the Barbican Hall. [BBC3]

  • The Sixteen, conducted by Harry Christophers, perform music by Handel, recorded last month at Chichester Cathedral. [ORF]

  • The Fauré Quartet plays music by Mahler, Taneyev, and Strauss, recorded last year in Switzerland. [ORF]

  • Soprano Emöke Baráth and countertenor Valer Sabadus join Il Pomo d'Oro for excerpts of 17th-century operas, recorded at the Salle Gaveau in Paris last month. [France Musique]

  • Cellist Truls Mørk and pianist Jan Lisiecki perform music by Beethoven, Schumann, and Chopin, recorded last summer at the Verbier Festival. [ORF]

  • Markus Stenz and the Hallé perform Beethoven's fifth symphony and Ravel's Piano Concerto for the Left Hand with Kirill Gerstein as soloist. [BBC3]

  • Kazuki Yamada conducts Denis Kozhukhin and the Orchestre National de France in music by Tchaikovsky and Glazunov. [France Musique]

  • Yan Pascal Tortelier and the BBC Philharmonic play music by Bizet, Roussel, and Anthony Payne, plus Walton's Cello Concerto. [BBC3]

  • The BBC Philharmonic, under John Storgards, performs music by Peter Maxwell Davies, Copland, and Korngold, recorded in Manchester. [BBC3]

  • Listen again to the Metropolitan Opera broadcast of Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore, starring Aleksandra Kurzak (Adina) and Vittorio Grigolo (Nemorino). [ORF]

  • The Orchestre National d'Ile-de-France and violinist Alissa Margulis, under Stanislav Kochanovsky, perform music by Liadov and Prokofiev at the Philharmonie de Paris. [France Musique]

  • From the Présences Festival in Paris, soprano Donatienne Michel-Dansac and the Ensemble 2e2m perform music by Berio, Cathy Berberian, and Francesco Filidei. [France Musique]

  • Have another listen to the Joan Sutherland recording of Leo Delibes's opera Lakmé. [ORF]

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