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In Brief: Veterans Day 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.) Some of these streams become unavailable after a few days.

  • Watch pianist Wu Han, tenor Christoph Prégardien, the Quatuor Ebène, and bass player Benjamin Berlioz join Menahem Pressler for a concert to celebrate the veteran pianist's 90th birthday -- also embedded at right. [Cité de la Musique Live]

  • Listen to a recording of Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier from the Vienna State Opera, recorded last month, starring Renée Fleming, Sophie Koch, and Peter Rose and with Adam Fischer at the podium. [RTBF]

  • Mariss Jansons leads the Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam for the organization's 125th anniversary, with the premiere of Louis Andriessen's Mysteriën and Strauss's Ein Heldenleben. [RTBF]

  • Pianist Daniil Trifonov plays a recital in the Auditorium du Louvre, with music by Debussy, Chopin, and Robert Schumann, recorded last month. [France Musique]

  • Keyboard concertos by J. S. Bach, with Martha Argerich and friends, recorded in the Salle Pleyel in Paris. [Part 1 | Part 2]

  • Listen to William Christie lead Les Arts Florissants and soprano Emmanuelle de Negri in music of Handel, recorded at the Ambronay Festival in September. [France Musique]

  • A concert by the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, with conductor Edward Gardner and soprano Lucy Crow, including the third symphony of Sibelius, Lutoslawski's Chantefleurs et Chantefables and third symphony, recorded last June in Birmingham. [ORF]

  • The Danish String Quartet and friends perform music by Ligeti, Brahms, Mendelssohn, and others at the DSQ Festival in Denmark. [Danish Radio]

  • At the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, pianist Javier Perianes, conductor Juanjo Mena, and the Orchestre National de France perform music by Kaija Saariaho, Camille Saint-Saëns, and Edward Elgar. [France Musique]

  • Listen to a recital by pianist Lauma Skride, with music by Scarlatti, Robert Schumann, Brahms, and others, recorded in Latvia last May. [ORF]

  • Watch Myung-Whun Chung lead the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, clarinetist Nicolas Baldeyrou, and organist Christophe Henry in music by Claude Debussy, Olivier Messiaen, and Camille Saint-Saëns. [Cité de la Musique Live]

  • Violinist Renaud Capuçon joined the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France and conductor Myung-Whun Chung for a concert in Vienna, with music by Saint-Saëns, Weber, and Bruch. [ORF]

  • Paul Hillier leads the DR Vocal Ensemble in music by Bent Sørensen and Bach at the Christians Kirke in Copenhagen last month. [Danish Radio]

  • Brush up on your Australian composers with three rarely performed scores by Raymond Hanson, performed by pianist Michael Kieran Harvey and students of the Australian National Academy of Music. [Australian Radio]

  • From last August, pianist Nikolai Lugansky plays music by Schubert, Rachmaninoff, Liszt, and others at the Pianos Folies festival in Le Touquet. [France Musique]

  • Nikolai Lugansky and the Saint Petersburg Philharmonic, under conductor Yuri Temirkanov, perform music of Beethoven at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris. [France Musique]

  • Joshua Weilerstein leads the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra in music by John Adams (Lollapalooza), James MacMillan (Violin Concerto), and Tchaikovsky, recorded on Halloween. [Danish Radio]

  • The ensemble Anima Eterna, conducted by Jos Van Immerseel from the fortepiano, perform music by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Mozart, and Haydn, recorded last July in the Basilica of Saint-Hubert for the Festival de Wallonie. [ORF]

  • An archival recording of Smetana's The Brandenburgers in Bohemia, starring Karel Kalas, Jiri Joran, Ivo Zidek, and others at the Prague National Theater in 1963. [ORF]

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