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In Brief: Gaudete 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.

  • Dom Bruno Lutz and the monks of Solesmes join the Académie Vocale de Paris to perform a reconstruction of the solemn vespers of Ascension, recorded last month at the Abbaye de Solesmes. [France Musique]

  • Harpsichordist Andreas Staier plays music by Froberger, d'Anglebert, Fischer, Louis Couperin, Clérambault, and Georg Muffat, at the Théâtre Bouffes du Nord. [France Musique]

  • Pianist Leif Ove Andsnes joins the Mahler Chamber Orchestra at the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels, with music by Stravinsky and Beethoven, recorded last month. [RTBF]

  • Alamire, under David Skinner, perform music by Palestrina -- Missa Nigra sum and motets from the Song of Songs -- recorded last July in the Abteikirche Maria Laach im Rahmen as part of the RheinVokal-Festival am Mittelrhein. [ORF]

  • Violinist Valery Sokolov joins the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and conductor Andris Nelsons for music by Wagner, Sibelius, and Brahms, recorded last month in Birmingham. [RTBF]

  • Christoph Spering leads the Munich Radio Orchestra in two of Schubert's one-act Singspiels, Die Zwillingsbrüder and Der vierjährige Posten. [BR-Klassik]

  • A recital by violinist Julia Fischer and pianist Milana Chernyavska, with music by Tartini, Mendelssohn, Sarasate, and Ravel, recorded last month in Vienna. [ORF]

  • The Tetzlaff and Arcanto Quartets perform music by Shostakovich, Mendelssohn, and Enescu. [RTBF]

  • Diego Fasolis directs I Barocchisti, with the Solisti e Coro della Radiotelevisione Svizzera, in sacred music by Pergolesi, recorded at the Chiesa del Collegio Papio in Ascona. [ORF]

  • Yannick Nézet-Séguin directs the Orchestre de Chambre d'Europe in music by Strauss, Haydn, and Beethoven, recorded at the Edinburgh Festival last August. [France Musique]

  • The matinee of Verdi's Falstaff from the Metropolitan Opera. [ORF]

  • Jukka-Pekka Saraste conducts the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra and violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann, in music by Schubert (arr. Webern), Martinů, Beethoven, and Henryk Wieniawski, recorded last May in Oslo. [ORF]

  • At the Opéra Comique, pianist Jonathan Biss and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, under conductor Thomas Dausgaard, perform music by Schubert, Mozart, and Sibelius. [France Musique]

  • The Ensemble Intercontemporain celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Fondation pour la musique Ernst von Siemens, with a concert of music by four former recipients of the Siemens Prize, recorded last month at the Centre Pompidou. [France Musique]

  • Brad Lubman conducts the Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra in the "Orchestra Variations" by John Zorn, and music by Philippe Manoury and Jorge E. López. [BR-Klassik]

  • At the closing concert of the Bad Arolsen Festival last June, Zefiro performs music by J. S Bach, Scarlatti, Muffat, Hotteterre, Geminiani, and Corelli. [RTBF]

  • Myung-Whun Chung leads the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France at a concert in Vienna, with Singverein der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien, in Messiaen's L'Ascension and Rossini's Stabat Mater, recorded last November. [ORF]

  • The Quatuor Ebène and violist Antoine Tamestit perform music by Mozart and Bruno Mantovani, at the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels. [RTBF]

  • Pianist Philippe Cassard and the Orchestre National de France play music by Ravel, Fauré, and Poulenc at the Salle Gaveau, under conductor Fabien Gabel. [France Musique]

  • Organist Vincent Warnier and the Orchestre National de Lyon perform music by Saint-Saëns and Poulenc, to dedicate the new organ at the auditorium in Lyon. [France Musique]

  • Organist Vincent Warnier, the Britten Chorus, the Jeune Chœur Symphonique, and the Orchestre National de Lyon, under Leonard Slatkin, perform music by Joseph Jongen and Gustav Holst. [France Musique]

  • Violinist Gil Shaham performs chamber music by Bach, Richard Danielpour, and Prokofiev, with members of the Munich Symphony Orchestra, recorded last month. [BR-Klassik]

  • A recital by baritone Günter Haumer and organist Els Biesemans, with music by Franck, Saint-Saëns, Wolf, Bonnet, Messiaen, and Augustinus Franz Kropfreiter. [ORF]

  • At the Salle Pleyel in Paris, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France and violonist Frank Peter Zimmermann, under conductor Jakub Hrůša, play music by Janáček and Dvořák. [France Musique]

  • A recording of Wagner's Das Liebesverbot recorded in Manchester in 1975, with Edward Downes conducting the BBC Northern Singers and BBC Northern Symphony Orchestra. [ORF]

  • An homage to John Coltrane at the Salle Pleyel last October, performed by saxophonists Joe Lovano, Dave Liebman, and Ravi Coltrane with bassist Cecil McBee and drummer Billy Hart. [France Musique]

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