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Perchance to Stream: Thanks to Alex Ross 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. (Welcome to those who found Ionarts because of Alex Ross's column in The New Yorker. Please add suggestions for other streams in the comments.)

  • Listen to Yannick Nézet-Séguin conduct Wagner's Der fliegende Holländer at the Wiener Staatsoper, in a production starring Bryn Terfel and Ricarda Merbeth. [ORF]

  • Semyon Bychkov conducts the BBC Singers and Symphony Orchestra in Strauss's Elektra, starring the inestimable Christine Goerke. [BBC Proms]

  • From the Festival de la Journée Européenne de Musique Ancienne, Hervé Niquet leads Le Concert Spirituel in a program of music by Henry Purcell. [France Musique]

  • Marco Mencoboni conducts Cantar Lontano in an F major Mass by Alessandro Scarlatti and a 10-voice Stabat Mater by Domenico Scarlatti, recorded last month at the Innsbruck Early Music Festival. [ORF]

  • Watch Ingo Metzmacher conduct Schubert's opera Fierrabras at the Salzburg Festival, in a production directed by Peter Stein. []

  • Music of women composers -- Barbara Strozzi, Fanny Mendelssohn, Hildegard von Bingen, Clara Schumann, others -- performed by women's voices, including Hasnaa Bennani, Sophie Karthauser, and the ensemble Mora Vocis, as well as chamber works performed by pianist Edna Stern and the Dali Trio. [Part 1 | Part 2]

  • Simon Rattle conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in Bach's St. Matthew Passion. [BBC Proms]

  • Listen to Christoph Eschenbach conduct the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester in Bruckner's seventh symphony, plus the world premiere of Wolfgang Rihm's second piano concerto, with Tzimon Barto as soloist, recorded at the Salzburg Festival. [ORF]

  • Oliver Knussen leads the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group in music by Harrison Birtwistle. [BBC Proms]

  • From the Klassik Open Air concert in Nuremberg, soprano Simone Kermes performs a program called "La Primadonna." [BR-Klassik]

  • Concerto Palatino performs music by Bertali, with soprano María Cristina Kiehr, recorded at the Utrecht Early Music Festival. [Radio Clásica]

  • From the Festival Messiaen au Pays de la Meije, Solistes XXI perform music by Xenakis, Gabrieli, and Luis de Pablo. [France Musique]

  • Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic perform Stravinsky's Firebird and Symphonic Dances at the Proms. [Part 1 | Part 2]

  • Clarinetist Sabine Meyer joins the Modigliani Quartet for Mozart's clarinet quintet, recorded last month at the Schubertiade Schwarzenberg. [ORF]

  • Marin Alsop conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Mahler's Symphony No 1 in D and music of John Adams, recorded at the BBC Proms. [Part 1 | Part 2]

  • Watch the final round of the Operalia Competition, recorded at Los Angeles Opera. []

  • Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor plays music by Chopin, Mompou, Weir, and Gounod at Cadogan Hall. [BBC Proms]

  • Cellist Edgar Moreau and the Modigliani Quartet perform music by Ravel and Schubert, recorded at the Festival Périgord Noir. [France Musique]

  • Roger Norrington and the Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra perform music by Dvorak and Berlioz, recorded at the BBC Proms. [Part 1 | Part 2]

  • Listen to pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet play Ravel's G minor concerto with the Orchestre National de France, and Daniele Gatti also conducts symphonies by Haydn and Tchaikovsky. [France Musique]

  • A performance of Schubert's Winterreise, with Michael Volle and Helmut Deutsch, recorded at the Schubertiade Schwarzenberg last month. [ORF]

  • Charles Dutoit conducts the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in music by Berlioz, Respighi, and Walton, recorded at the BBC Proms. [Part 1 | Part 2]

  • From the Salzburg Festival, Daniele Gatti conducts Verdi's Il Trovatore, starring Anna Netrebko, Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Francesco Meli, and Placido Domingo. [France Musique]

  • Pianist Anna Vinnitskaya joins Les Solistes européens for Brahms's first piano concerto, with Christoph König also conducting music by Debussy and Bizet. [RTBF]

  • The BBC Symphony Orchestra plays music by Saint-Saëns, Falla, Mahler, and Sibelius, with conductor Sakari Oramo and pianist Javier Perianes, recorded at the Festival International de Musique de Grenade. [France Musique]

  • From the Utrecht Early Music Festival, a commemoration of the Turkish siege of Vienna, with Viennese music performed by Armonico Tributo Austria and Turkish music performed by Kudsdi Erguner. [France Musique]

  • Pianists Florent Boffard and Claire Désert play a recital with music by Bach, Schoenberg, Stroppa, and Beethoven, recorded at the Festival Le vent sur l'arbre. [France Musique]


Gary said...

Nice mention in The New Yorker!

Gary said...

I think it's wonderful that you post all these links. Grazie! However, often there is a lot of stuff and it can take a while to read it. I would find it very helpful if you broke it down into categories, such as: (1) video vs. audio, (2) opera, orchestral, chamber, solo instrumental (3) Renaissance, Baroque, Classical. That would make it easier for me to scan it to see if there's something I want to watch or listen to.

Anonymous said...

Appreciate posting the links. It's like a treasure trove -- chicken soup for the ears!