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In Brief: Cool Air 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.) This week is chock-a-block with options, so you had better get started.

  • You can watch five operas staged at the Armel Opera Competition and Festival in Szeged, Hungary, including Philip Glass's In the Penal Colony, with singers competing for prizes for the best singing, acting, and stage presence. [ARTE Live Web]

  • Not to miss: René Jacobs conducts the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin and a quartet of singers led by soprano Sophie Karthäuser in a concert of sacred music by Pergolesi, for the 30th installment of the Festival d’Opéra Baroque de Beaune. [France Musique]

  • Petra Müllejans conducts the Freiburger Barockorchester and countertenor Bejun Mehta in music of Handel at the Basilika des Klosters Eberbach during this summer's Rheingau Music Festival. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Emanuel Ax and Roger Norrington join the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris for an all-Mozart program at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris. [France Musique]

  • Iván Fischer conducts the Budapest Festival Orchestra at Bad Kissingen in music of Liszt and Brahms, plus Igor Levit in Bartók's third piano concerto. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Motets and concertos by Vivaldi performed by I Turchini di Antonio Florio, from the Dom zu St. Pölten as part of the Festival Musica Sacra 2012. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Le Parlement de Musique performs Alessandro Scarlatti's Stabat Mater, along with other music by Scarlatti and Corelli, at the Abbaye de Chancelade during the Festival Sinfonia en Périgord. [France Musique]

  • Also from the Festival Sinfonia en Périgord, the Ensemble La Fenice and Chœur Arsys Bourgogne perform a concert in honor of the 400th anniversary of the death of Giovanni Gabrieli in the Abbaye de Chancelade. [France Musique]

  • Hear the Ensemble Correspondances perform a concert of sacred music for Annunciation by French composers from the early 17th century, also from the Festival Sinfonia en Périgord. [France Musique]

  • Laurence Cummings directs a performance of the 1752 serenata L'Ippolito by Francisco Antonio de Almeida (1702-1755), from the Festival de Sablé. [France Musique]

  • A performance of Puccini's Il Trittico from the Theater an der Wien, with Patricia Racette and Marie-Nicole Lemieux. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Listen to the rather wonderful Quatuor Arcanto playing music by Mozart, Chausson, and Brett Dean, at the Cloître des Cordeliers de Forcalquier this summer for the Rencontres musicales de Haute Provence. [France Musique]

  • From the Musik-Festival Grafenegg, the Minetti Quartet performs music by Beethoven, James MacMillan, and Dvořák. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • At the Wiener Musikverein, a concert of Beethoven, Shostakovich, and Schumann by the Altenberg Trio. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • A recital of music for piano, four hands, by Debussy, Gershwin, Ravel, and Mozart, performed by the duo of Hans-Peter and Volker Stenzl. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Renaud Capuçon, Gérard Caussé, Edgar Moreau, and Nicholas Angelich perform chamber music by Brahms and Fauré at the Wiener Musikverein. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • A recital of music by Debussy, Chopin, and Granados by pianist Guillaume Coppola at the Festival de Musique de l'Orangerie de Sceaux. [France Musique]

  • The ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien, with conductor Cornelius Meister and organist Christian Schmitt, perform music by Berg, Strauss, Cage, and Wagner. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Hear the results of the seminar led by musicologist Marie-Noël Colette and some singers, teaching students to sing Gregorian chant and St. Martial polyphony, at the Académie de musique ancienne du Thoronet. [France Musique]

  • Have a listen to a Missa Brevis by Daniel Lercher, from the Musikprotocoll festival. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • The Arditti Quartet performs music by Peter Jakober and Paul Archbold, at the Musikprotocoll festival. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • A vintage recording of Gounod's Faust made in 1976 at the Opéra du Rhin, with Alain Lombard conducting Montserrat Caballé, Giacomo Aragall, and Paul Plishka. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

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