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In Brief: Happy Birthday Edition

Here is your regular Sunday selection of links to good things in Blogville and Beyond.

  • Watch Emmanuelle Haïm conduct Monteverdi's L'Incoronazione di Poppea from the Opéra de Lille (embedded here). [ARTE Live Web]

  • To celebrate his 40th birthday, Evgeny Kissin plays Chopin with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, under Myung-Whun Chung. [France Musique]

  • From Vienna's Konzerthaus, the Wiener Klaviertrio plays music by Mozart, Engel, and Schubert. [France Musique]

  • Pianist Stephen Hough plays a recital of music by Scriabin, Liszt, and Stephen Hough. [France Musique]

  • Andris Nelsons leads the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in Debussy's La Mer and Mahler's Kindertotenlieder with Jonas Kaufmann (with a set of Strauss songs to boot). [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • The early music ensemble Les Paladins performs music by Lully and Baroque composers. [France Musique]

  • Christophe Rousset directs Les Talens Lyriques in music by Carissimi and Charpentier. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras and the Arditti Quartet join the Orchestre national de Lyon, under conductor Pascal Rophé, playing music by Jérôme Combier, Michael Jarrell, Johannes Maria Staud, and Henri Dutilleux. [France Musique]

  • Countertenor Andreas Scholl appears on ARTE Lounge, singing Purcell and Haydn. ARTE Live Web]

  • Pianists Alexander Lonquich and Cristina Barbuti join the Orchestra de la Suisse Italienne in Lugano, for a concert of music by Liszt, Veress, and Beethoven. [France Musique]

  • Pianist Paul Lewis performs a recital of Schubert's music. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Les Arts Florissants performs Charpentier's La Descente d'Orphée aux Enfers and John Blow's Venus and Adonis at the Cité de la musique. [France Musique]

  • A rebroadcast of Verdi's Don Carlos from the Wiener Staatsoper, with Franco Corelli, Shirley Verrett, and Edita Gruberova, from 1970. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Cellist Antonio Meneses joins Daniele Gatti and the Orchestre National de France in music by Fauré, Saint-Saëns, Debussy, and Ravel, at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. [France Musique]


Mark Barry said...

What, my birthday doesn't count?

Charles T. Downey said...

Your birthday is every day around here, Mark!

Mark Barry said...