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In Brief: Gala 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.)

  • Watch the Paavo Järvi conduct the Orchestre de Paris in music by Haydn (Symphony No. 84), Mozart (Piano Concert No. 27, with Menahem Pressler), and Sibelius (Symphony No. 1). [Cité de la Musique]

  • Daniel Barenboim conducts the Berlin Staatskapelle in Bruckner's eighth symphony (the 1890 version, ed. Haas), at London's Royal Festival Hall last April. [France Musique]

  • Simon Rattle conducts the Vienna Philharmonic in Schumann's oratorio Das Paradies und die Peri. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Pianist Daniil Trifonov joins the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, with Nikolaj Znaider conducting, for Tchaikovsky's first piano concerto and Dvořák's seventh symphony. [France Musique]

  • Georg Solti conducts Wagner's Tannhäuser, in a 1960 performance from the Metropolitan Opera, with Hans Hopf, Leonie Rysanek, and Hermann Prey. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Listen to a concert of music by Giacomo Carissimi, performed by the Ensemble Il Canto di Orfeo at the Abbaye de Royaumont last month. [France Musique]

  • Violinist Vilde Frang and pianist Michail Lifits play a recital of Mozart, Brahms, and Prokofiev, at the Kloster Maria Bildhausen. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • From the Opéra National de Bordeaux, Paolo Olmi conducts a performance of Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia, featuring Sergei Romanovski, Luciano di Pasquale, and Stéphanie d’Oustrac. [France Musique]

  • Listen to a recital of historical organ music played on the oldest organ in Vienna, from 1642. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Cellist Sol Gabetta joins the Orchestre National de France and guest conductor Marin Alsop for Haydn's first cello concerto, plus music by Barber and Shostakovich, at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. [France Musique]

  • Simone Kermes and Sonia Prina join La Sfera Armoniosa for a concert of music by Haydn, Porpora, and Handel at the Internationalen Haydntage 2012. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Hear pianist Nima Sarkechik play a recital of music by Liszt, Debussy, and Geoffroy Drouin in the Orangerie de Bagatelle last month, as part of the Festival Les Solistes des Serres d’Auteuil. [France Musique]

  • Mario del Monaco and Renata Tebaldi lead the cast of a performance of Verdi's Otello, conducted by Herbert von Karajan at the Wiener Staatsoper in 1961. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

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