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In Brief: Red or Green 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.) Now you know what to do with your Sunday.

  • In case you missed the live streams of the Ring cycle from Bayreuth, you can listen to the performance of the first two operas, conducted by Kirill Petrenko, from France Musique -- audio only, so no need to worry about that dog of a production. [Das Rheingold | Die Walküre]

  • One of the highlights of the Salzburg Festival (read the review by our own Jens Laurson): Manfred Honeck leads a performance of Jeanne d'Arc by Walter Braunfels, with Juliane Banse, Bryan Hymel, Pavol Breslik, and others with the ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien. [ORF]

  • Music of Beethoven and Wagner from the Aix-en-Provence Festival, with bass René Pape joining the Orchestre de Paris and conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen. [France Musique]

  • From the MAfestivals 2013 in Bruges, René Jacobs conducts Handel's Orlando, with Bejun Mehta, Sophie Karthäuser, Sunhae Im, Kristina Hammarström, and others. [ORF]

  • From the Proms, violinist Vadim Repin and conductor Donald Runnicles join the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra for James MacMillan's Violin Concerto, plus music by Johann Strauss II and Beethoven. [Part 1 | Part 2]

  • Watch Gianandrea Noseda conduct a performance of Verdi's Requiem at the Verbier Festival. []

  • From a concert recorded last May in Copenhagen, the Freiburger Barockorchester, directed by Petra Müllejans and Gottfried von der Goltz, perform some of Bach's Brandenburg Concertos and orchestral suites. [ORF]

  • Sarah Connolly and the Britten Sinfonia perform music by Britten, Holst, Lennox Berkeley, and Tippett. [BBC Proms]

  • From the Verbier Festival, watch Daniil Trifonov and Renaud Capuçon play Bach, Schubert, and Franck. []

  • At the Proms, Peter Oundjian leads the Royal Scottish National Orchestra for the world premiere performance of Naresh Sohal's The Cosmic Dance, Rachmaninoff's third piano concerto (with Nikolai Lugansky), and Tchaikovsky's fifth symphony. [Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3]

  • Okku Kamu conducts the Sinfonia Lahti in music of Beethoven, Penderecki's Double Concerto (with Elina Vähälä and Arto Noras as soloists), and Sibelius's Lemminkäinen, recorded in June at the Naantali Musik-Festival. [ORF]

  • Watch music of Dvořák played by Renaud Capuçon, Vilde Frang, Yuri Bashmet, Gautier Capuçon, and Daniil Trifonov at the Verbier Festival. []

  • Ingo Metzmacher leads the Mozarteumorchester Salzburg at the Salzburg Festival, with music by Mozart, Ives, and Stravinsky. [ORF]

  • At the Proms, the BBC Symphony Orchestra plays Henze's Barcarola, Stravinsky's Concerto for piano and wind instruments and Movements, and Tippett's Symphony No 2. [Part 1 | Part 2]

  • Gustavo Dudamel leads the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela at the Salzburg Festival, and a boatload of soloists, in a performance of Mahler's eighth symphony. [ORF]

  • At the Verbier Festival, violinist Leonidas Kavakos and pianist Yuja Wang play music by Brahms. []

  • The Vienna Symphony, under Paul Daniel, performs at the Bregenz Festival, with André Tchaikowsky's piano concerto, op. 4, with Maciej Grzybowski as soloist, plus Rachmaninoff's second symphony. From a separate concert, the Altenberg Trio performs André Tchaikowsky's Trio Notturno. [ORF]

  • Watch Daniel Harding lead the Mahler Chamber Orchestra in symphonies by Schumann and Sibelius and Mozart's Piano Concerto no 25 (with Paul Lewis as soloist). [BBC Proms]

  • From the Kammermusikfest Lockenhaus, cellist Nicolas Altstaedt and friends perform music by Schoenberg, Ravel, and the Schumanns. [ORF]

  • The Ébène Quartet plays music of Haydn and Mendelssohn, joined by the Calidore String Quartet playing music by Nesbit, at the Verbier Festival. []

  • Watch the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra perform Ravel's Bolero, Falla's Three-Cornered Hat, and Beethoven's seventh Symphony. [BBC Proms]

  • From the Musik Sommer Pustertal Festival, soprano Maria Hinojosa Montenegro and the Ensemble Cordia perform music by Arcangelo Corelli and Giovanni Benedetto Platti. [ORF]

  • Listen to Andrés Orozco-Estrada conduct Mahler's third symphony at the Verbier Festival. []

  • At the Deutschlandsberger Klavierfrühling, pianist Vitaly Pisarenko plays music by Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, and Liszt. [ORF]

  • Watch the Orchestre National de France perform music by Bach, Berio, and Boulez, with Bertrand Chamayou as soloist. [France Musique]

  • The Aurora Orchestra and Nicholas Collon perform music by Frank Zappa (The Adventures of Greggery Peccary), Nancarrow (Study for Player Piano No. 7), and Glass (tenth symphony). [BBC Proms]

  • Recorded in 1998, Fabio Luisi conducts Verdi's Jérusalem starring Marcello Giordani, Philippe Rouillon, Roberto Scandiuzzi, and Marina Mescheriakowa, with the Chorus of the Grand Théâtre de Géneve and the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. [ORF]

  • From the Verbier Festival, watch Gautier Capuçon and Yuja Wang play Beethoven, Shostakovich, and Rachmaninoff. []

  • Soprano Ruby Hughes, tenor James Gilchrist, guitarist Christoph Denoth, and pianist Imogen Cooper perform chamber music by Benjamin Britten. [BBC Proms]

  • Leonidas Kavakos conducts and plays Bach and Mozart, with Janine Jansen at the Verbier Festival. []

  • Watch Janine Jansen and Itamar Golan play music by Bartók, Szymanowski, Dubugnon, and Ravel at the Verbier Festival. []

  • You can listen to several recitals from the Lille Piano Festival, performed by Martin Stadtfeld and others. [France Musique]
  • BBC NOW and Thomas Sondergard perform Turning Point by Colin Mathews, Shostakovich's Symphony No. 11, and Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 2 at the Proms. [Part 1 | Part 2]

  • The Quatuor Hermès and friends play music by Verdi, Schumann, Mozart, and Rossini at the 12ème Août Musical in Deauville. [France Musique]

  • At the Proms, Barry Wordswoth leads the BBC Concert Orchestra in lighter music by Walton, Coates, Langford, Elgar, and others, with pianist Noriko Ogawa and Kathryn Stott (in Arnold's Concerto for Two Pianos, Three Hands). [Part 1 | Part 2]

  • Also from Deauville, the Quatuor Hermès and Trio Les Esprits play music by Beethoven and Schumann. [France Musique]

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