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In Brief: Immaculate 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.

  • Listen to the third cycle of Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen, recorded in the production by Opera Australia in Melbourne, starting with Das Rheingold. [ABC Classic]

  • Watch a performance of the Vespers and Matins portions of the Vigilia by Einojuhani Rautavaara, recorded in Helsinki. [ARTE Live Web]

  • Watch Valery Gergiev conduct the Mariinsky Theater Orchestra in music of Shostakovich, with pianist Daniil Trifonov and trumpeter Timur Martynov, at the Salle Pleyel in Paris. [Cité de la Musique Live]

  • More Shostakovich with Gergiev and the Mariinsky Orchestra in Paris, with symphonies no. 14 and 5. [Cité de la Musique Live]

  • Still more Shostakovich, the sixth and tenth symphonies, and the first cello concerto with Gautier Capuçon, from Gergiev and the Mariinsky in Paris. [Cité de la Musique Live]

  • Also from the Salle Pleyel, soprano Karita Mattila joins the WDR Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jukka-Pekka Saraste, in music by Beethoven and Richard Strauss (Four Last Songs). [France Musique]

  • A concert by the Berlin Philharmonic, recorded last year, with pianist Maurizio Pollini in a Mozart concerto (no. 21), plus music by Mendelssohn and Liszt, conducted by Christian Thielemann. [RTBF]

  • New music by Lucia Ronchetti and Hugues Dufourt, inspired by Debussy, is performed by the Ensemble Intercontemporain, conducted by Matthias Pintscher, with pianist Hidéki Nagano and violist Grégoire Simon. [France Musique]

  • Rinaldo Alessandrini conducts the Concerto italiano in music by Scarlatti, Corelli, Platti, Lotti, and Vivaldi, recorded in Stockholm in 2012. [RTBF]

  • From last July, the performance of Benjamin Godard's opera La Vivandière, recorded at the Opéra Berlioz in Montpellier. [ORF]

  • Claudio Abbado leads the Orchestra Mozart at the Musikverein in Vienna, recorded last year, in music by Schumann, Mendelssohn, and Beethoven. [RTBF]

  • Semyon Bychkov leads the Munich Philharmonic and cellist Gautier Capuçon, in music by Mahler and Enescu, recorded in Bucharest. [ORF]

  • Pianist Yevgeny Sudbin plays a recital of music by Franz Liszt, Domenico Scarlatti, Mozart, Debussy, Scriabin, at the Festival Les Solistes in Bagatelle. [France Musique]

  • Fabio Bonizzoni leads the ensemble La Risonanza, with soprano Roberta Invernizzi, in arias and concertos by Vivaldi, recorded at the Wiener Musikverein. [ORF]

  • Franz Welser-Möst leads the Cleveland Orchestra in symphonies by Beethoven (no. 4) and Shostakovich (no. 8), recorded in Vienna. [ORF]

  • A recital of Baroque music by Paola Erdas, performed on harpsichord and virginal. [RTBF]

  • The ensemble Les Passions-Orchestre Baroque de Montauban, conducted by Jean-Marc Andrieu, perform music by Jehan Titelouze, Marc-Antoine Charpentier, Guillaume-Gabriel Nivers, and Henry Du Mont, at the Église des Chartreux in Toulouse. [France Musique]

  • Martin Grubinger joins the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra and conductor Riccardo Chailly in music by Avner Dorman and Antonio Carlos Jobim, plus Brahms. [RTBF]

  • Fabien Gabel leads the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra and clarinetist Martin Fröst, in music of Stravinsky, Nielsen, and Debussy. [ORF]

  • Alain Altinoglu conducts the Orchestre National de France in music by Grieg and Gounod, with the Chœur de Radio France at the Église Saint Eustache in Paris. [France Musique]

  • Antonio Pappano directs the Choir and Orchestra of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia Roma in Verdi's Requiem, at the George Enescu Festival in Bucharest. [RTBF]

  • Cellist Alexander Chaushian and pianist Yevgeny Sudbin perform chamber music by Borodin, Franck, and Vache Sharafya, at the Festival Les Solistes in Bagatelle. [France Musique]

  • Tenor Anders Jerker Dahlin performs a Baroque program with Concerto Copenhagen, conducted by Lars Ulrik Mortensen. [RTBF]

  • From last October, the Chœur de Radio France performs Brahms's German Requiem, in a version for two pianos and timbales, performed at the Église Saint-Eustache in Paris. [France Musique]

  • A recital by pianist Beatrice Rana, with music by Bach, Schumann, and Chopin. [RTBF]

  • Kristjan Järvi conducts the Orchestre de Paris, with music by Arturo Márquez, Paulo Aragao, Yamandu Costa, and Aaron Copland. [Cité de la Musique Live]

  • Clarinetist Romain Guyot and pianist Lidjia Bizjak play music by Stanford, Brahms, Schumann, and Béla Kovács at the Festival de l'Orangerie de Sceaux. [France Musique]

  • From the Vivaldi Festival in Bucharest last September, Fabio Biondi conducts Europa Galante in instrumental works by Vivaldi. [RTBF]

  • A recital by pianist Alexandra Silocea, with music by Debussy, Liszt, Ravel, Liszt, and Debussy, recorded in Waidhofen an der Ybbs. [ORF]

  • The Osiris Trio celebrates its 25th anniversary, with music by Martinu, Beethoven, and Schoenberg. [AVRO Klassiek]

  • From 2010, Alain Altinoglu leads the Orchestre National de Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon in a performance of Bernard Herrmann's opera Wuthering Heights. [France Musique]

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