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In Brief: 24 Violins Edition

Here is your regular Sunday selection of links to online audio, online video, and other good things in Blogville and Beyond. (After clicking to an audio or video stream, press the "Play" button to start the broadcast.)

  • A concert I mentioned this summer and looked for in vain online has finally shown up in an audio stream: the reconstruction of the 24 Violons du Roy, with Patrick Cohën-Akenine playing violin and Roger Norrington conducting, play music of Lully, Campra, Lalande, Desmarets, and Marais at the Festival de Radio France et Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon. [France Musique]

  • The Ensemble Gilles Binchois performs a selection of Renaissance chansons put together by musicologist David Fallows, from the Rencontres de musique médiévale at the Abbaye du Thoronet. [France Musique]

  • From the Turku Music Festival 2012, Emmanuelle Haïm leads Le Concert d'Astrée in Monteverdi's Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda, with Sandrine Piau, Topi Lehtipuu, and Rolando Villazón. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Maria Cristina Kiehr, Furio Zanasi, and Stephan MacLeod join Concerto Soave for a performance of music by Monteverdi, Salomone Rossi, Dario Castello, and Giovanni Trabaci, from the Festival de Radio France et Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon. [France Musique]

  • From the Brunnenthaler Konzertsommer 2012, the La Cetra ensemble from Basel and countertenor Matthias Lucht perform music by Alessandro Scarlatti, Handel, Agostino Steffani, Antonio Caldara, and Corelli. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • The Ensemble Doulce Mémoire plays early Baroque music from France at the Festival de Radio France et Montpellier-Languedoc Roussillon. [France Musique]

  • A performance of Verdi's I Vespri Siciliani from the Wiener Staatsoper, with Ferruccio Furlanetto. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Listen to René Koering's 2008 opera Scènes de chasse from the Festival de Radio France et Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon. [France Musique]

  • James MacMillan leads the Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich and Arnold Schoenberg Chor in his own Credo, plus music by Britten and Vaughan Williams. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • From the Festival Messiaen au pays de la Meije, new music by Grisey, Boulez, and Manoury. [France Musique]

  • Watch Paavo Järvi conduct the Orchestre de Paris playing sacred music by Poulenc, Prokofiev's third piano concerto with Lang Lang, and Stravinsky's Firebird. [Cité de la Musique]

  • More Stravinsky as Vladimir Spivakov conducts the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France in Le Baiser de la fée plus some Tchaikovsky with cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras. [France Musique]

  • From the Internationale Haydntage 2012, Adam Fischer leads the Österreichisch-Ungarische Haydnphilharmonie. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Renaud Capuçon, Yann Levionnois, and David Kadouch join the Orchestre National de France for Beethoven's triple concerto, plus Strauss's Ein Heldenleben, at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. [France Musique]

  • Manfred Honeck conducts the Verbier Festival Orchestra in Brahms, Strauss, and Korngold's violin concerto with Leonidas Kavakos. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Members of the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France play music by film composers, including Philip Glass (third string quartet), John Williams, and Bernard Herrmann, at the Festival du Film Américain de Deauville. [France Musique]

  • From the Schwarzenberg Festival, baritone Michael Volle and pianist Helmut Deutsch perform Brahms's Die schöne Magelone, with Thomas Quasthoff reciting some of the poetry by Ludwig Tieck. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • The Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse's season opener features Shostakovich's fifth symphony and Mozart's Piano Concerto no. 17 with Menahem Pressler as soloist. []

  • Cellist Marie-Elisabeth Hecker and pianist Martin Helmchen join for a recital of music by Bach, Schubert, Schumann, and Beethoven. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • From Antwerp, Marc Minkowski leads Les Musiciens du Louvre in three Schubert symphonies (nos. 3, 4, and 6). [France Musique]

  • A classic performance of Donizetti's Linda da Chamounix, conducted by Tullio Serafin in 1956 at the Teatro di San Carlo in Naples, with Antonietta Stella, Cesare Valletti, and Giuseppe Taddei. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

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