CD Reviews | CTD (Briefly Noted) | JFL (Dip Your Ears) | DVD Reviews


In Brief: Epiphany 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.)

  • From the Barbican Hall in London, a performance of Beethoven's Missa Solemnis by the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, with John Eliot Gardiner directing the Monteverdi Choir and soloists Lucy Crowe, Jennifer Johnston, James Gilchrist, and Matthew Rose. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • In the ongoing series of Monteverdi's madrigals sung by members of Les Arts Florissants, the fourth book at the Cité de la Musique, directed by Paul Agnew. [France Musique]

  • Listen to a recital in Vienna by soprano Renée Fleming and pianist Maciej Pikulski, with music by Wolf, Mahler, Schoenberg, and Korngold. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Selections of music by J. S. Bach performed by the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra under Ton Koopman, from the Abbaye de Cercles last July. [France Musique]

  • From La Scala last month, Richard Wagner's Lohengrin with Jonas Kaufmann (Lohengrin), Annette Dasch (Elsa), Evelyn Herlitzius (Ortrud), Tomas Tomasson (Telramund), René Pape (Heinrich) and Zeljko Lucic (Heerrufer), conducted by Daniel Barenboim. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Watch Cecilia Bartoli join Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic for the Silversterkonzert, with Handel arias and music by Brahms, Dvořák, Rameau, and Ravel. []

  • Bass Franz Josef Selig and pianist Gerold Huber perform songs by Schubert, Wolf, and Musorgsky, from the Amphithéâtre de la Bastille. [France Musique]

  • Listen to Les Ambassadeurs, under flutist and conductor Alexis Kossenko, in music by Vivaldi, Pisendel, and Quantz from Warsaw. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • From the Salle Pleyel in Paris, Marek Janowski conducts the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France in excerpts of operas by Richard Wagner, with soprano Annette Dasch, tenor Stephen Gould, and soprano Violeta Urmana. [France Musique]

  • Paavo Järvi conducts the hr-Sinfonieorchester and violist Antoine Tamestit in music by Stravinsky, Hindemith's viola concerto, and Tchaikovsky's first symphony. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • From Geneva last April, a concert by the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande and baritone Thomas Hampson, under conductor Vasily Petrenko, in Mahler songs and Shostakovich's seventh symphony. [France Musique]

  • Listen to Franz Welser-Möst conduct the Vienna Philharmonic's Neujahrskonzert, with all the old favorites. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • A series of the Bach keyboard concertos from last summer's Festival International de Piano de La Roque d'Anthéron, with the Sinfonia Varsovia. [Part 1 | Part 2]

  • A concert of American music from the Munich Philharmonic last May, led by Lorin Maazel. [France Musique]

  • From 1962, two archival recordings, of Léo Delibes's operetta L'Ecossais de Chatou and Jacques Ibert's farce Angélique. [France Musique]

  • Listen to Paul Hindemith (!) conduct a performance of Monteverdi's L'Orfeo, recorded in 1954 at the Wiener Festwochen, with the Wiener Singakademie, Patricia Brinton, Gino Sinimberghi, Uta Graf, and Gertrud Schretter. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Starting on Monday you can listen to a performance of Nino Rota's 1955 opera Il Cappello di Plaglia di Firenze, from the Théâtre Graslin in Nantes last November. [France Musique]

  • The ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien performs music by the Johann Strausses, Joseph Strauss, Joseph Lanner, and Wolfgang Rihm. [Österreichischer Rundfunk]

  • Violinist Boris Belkin joins the St. Petersburg Philharmonic and conductor Yuri Temirkanov in an all-Prokofiev concert at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées last November. [France Musique]

  • A recital by violinist Solenne Païdassi, winner of the Concours Long-Thibaud in 2010, with pianist Laurent Wagshal and music by Stravinsky and Saint-Saëns. [France Musique]

No comments: