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Perchance to Stream: Summer Opera Edition

Here is your regular Sunday selection of links to online audio and online video from the week gone by. 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.

  • From the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, a performance of Mozart's Magic Flute, performed by the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra under conductor Pablo Heras-Casado. [France Musique]

  • The Pygmalion Ensemble, conducted by Raphaël Pichon, performs Rameau's opera Castor et Pollux, at the Festival Radio France et Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon, with Emmanuelle de Negri as Télaïre. [France Musique]

  • A performance of Caterina Cornaro by Donizetti, performed at the Festival Radio France et Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon. [France Musique]

  • A performance of Rimsky-Korsakov's Tsar's Bride, recorded last March at the Berliner Staatsoper with Daniel Barenboim at the podium. [ORF]

  • Watch Marc Minkowski conduct the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra in a concert performance of Beethoven's Fidelio, starring Ingela Brimberg, Brandon Jovanovich, and Evgeny Nikitin. []

  • At the Proms, Robin Ticciati leads a replay of the Glyndebourne Rosenkavalier with Kate Royal, Tara Erraught, Franz Hawlata, and the London Philharmonic. [Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3]

  • Watch Charles Dutoit conduct a concert performance of Berlioz's Damnation of Faust at the Verbier Festival. []

  • From Vienna, a performance of Purcell's Fairy Queen with Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducting Concentus Musicus Wien, the Arnold Schoenberg Chor, and a cast starring Dorothea Röschmann and Florian Boesch. [RTBF]

  • Listen to music of Rameau performed by Les Arts Florissants. [BBC Proms]

  • Roger Norrington conducts Bach's St. John Passion at the Proms, with the Zurich Chamber Orchestra and soloists including soprano Lucy Crowe. [Part 1 | Part 2]

  • In a concert dedicated to the memory of Lorin Maazel, Valery Gergiev leads the Brahms German Requiem with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. [BR-Klassik]

  • From the First Night of the Proms, a performance of Elgar's oratorio The Kingdom, with Andrew Davis conducting the BBC Symphony Orchestra, and soloists including soprano Erin Wall and mezzo-soprano Catherine Wyn-Rogers. [BBC Proms]

  • Listen to Janáček's Glagolitic Mass, performed by the London Symphony Orchestra under Valery Gergiev. [BBC Proms]

  • On tour at the Sydney Opera House, the Choir of King's College, Cambridge performs the setting of the Requiem Mass by Gabriel Fauré. [ABC Radio]

  • Also listen to the Choir of King's College, Cambridge, perform liturgical music at a concert recorded in Melbourne. [ABC Radio]

  • Pianist Barry Douglas plays the Brahms first piano concerto with the London Symphony Orchestra and Valery Gergiev. [BBC Proms]

  • From the Salzburg Festival, Ádám Fischer leads the Mozarteumorchester Salzburg and Salzburger Bachchor in Michael Haydn's Missa sub titulo Sancti Francisci Seraphici, MH 826. [ORF]

  • Violinist Julia Fischer and pianist Milana Chernyavska perform music by Tartini, Mendelssohn, Sarasate, and Ravel. [RTBF]

  • Watch the recital by pianist Daniil Trifonov at the Verbier Festival, with music by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Schumann, and Chopin. []

  • Also from the Verbier Festival, a recital by cellist Marie-Elisabeth Hecker and pianist Martin Helmchen, with music by Webern, Brahms, and Schubert. []

  • Milhaud's Creation of the World, Mahler's Songs of a Wayfarer, and more at the Verbier Festival, with Kristjan Järvi conducting the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra and baritone Stephan Genz. []

  • David Zinman leads the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra in Beethoven's sixth symphony. [BBC Proms]

  • Dvořák's Concerto for Violin in A minor, performed by Julia Fischer and the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich under conductor David Zinman. [BBC Proms]

  • Music by Panufnik and Strauss, plus Mahler's sixth symphony conducted by Valery Gergiev and the (ahem) World Orchestra for Peace. [BBC Proms]

  • Yuri Temirkanov conducts the Verbier Festival Orchestra in music of Rossini, Rachmaninoff (third piano concerto), and Prokokiev (Alexander Nevsky), with pianist Daniil Trifonov and mezzo-soprano Ekaterina Semenchuk. []

  • Lars-Ulrik Mortensen conducts Concerto Copenhagen in instrumental and sacred music by Vivaldi. [RTBF]

  • The BBC Symphony Orchestra under Jiri Belohlavek performs Shostakovich's Symphony No 10. [BBC Proms]

  • Jiri Belohlavek also conducts the world premiere of John Tavener's Gnosis (with mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly) and Bartók's second violin concerto (with Isabelle Faust). [BBC Proms]

  • Listen to a concert by the St. John's College Choir, with music by Tallis, Bach, Viadana, and many others. [RTBF]

  • From the Carinthischer Sommer festival, a recital by cellist Gautier Capuçon and pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, with music by Beethoven, Shostakovich, Schumann, and Brahms. [ORF]

  • Pianist Pierre-Yves Hodique performs music by Debussy, Dutilleux, and Liszt at the Festival Radio France et Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon. [France Musique]

  • Music of Grieg, Saint-Saëns, and Ravel performed by violinist Raphaëlle Moreau and pianist Pierre-Yves Hodique. [France Musique]

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