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Perchance to Stream: Mid-October 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, you may need to press the "Play" button to start the broadcast. Some of these streams become unavailable after a few days.

  • The Choeur de Chambre de Namur and Les Agrémens give a concert performance of Rameau's Le temple de la gloire at the Opéra Royal de Versailles, conducted by Guy van Wass. [France Musique]

  • Listen to Christian Thielemann conduct a performance of Wagner's Flying Dutchman at Bayreuth, starring Ricarda Merbeth (Senta) and Samuel Youn (Dutchman). [RTBF]

  • From 2012, a production of Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos from the Wiener Staatsoper, starring Soile Isokoski (Ariadne), Johan Botha (Bacchus), and Daniela Fally (Zerbinetta). [ORF]

  • The Chorus and Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment perform sacred music by Conrad Rein, Michael Praetorius, and others at Christ Church, Spitalfields, in London, conducted by Robert Howarth. [RTBF]

  • From the Utrecht Early Music Festival, watch Vox Luminis and Ensemble Scorpio perform the Kaiserrequiem of Johann Joseph Fux. [Avro Klassiek | Part 2]

  • Watch Concerto Palatino and La Dolcezza perform Bertali's Missa Redemptoris at the Utrecht Early Music Festival. [Avro Klassiek | Part 2]

  • From the Salle Pleyel, Vasily Petrenko conducts violinist Baiba Skride and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France in Szymanowski's violin concerto and Mahler's seventh symphony. [France Musique]

  • Listen as the Nash Ensemble celebrates its 50th birthday in a concert at the Wigmore Hall, with music by Faure, Debussy, Ravel, and Berlioz. [BBC3]

  • Watch Tugan Sokhiev conduct the Orchestre National du Capitole in Toulouse, with Anna Caterina Antonacci singing Berlioz's Les nuits d'été andd Benjamin Britten's Four Sea Interludes. []

  • From Tallinn, listen to Neeme Järvi conduct the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra in music of Strauss and Beach, plus Mahler songs with mezzo-soprano Lilli Paasikivi. [Radio Clásica]

  • Via ABC Classic from Australia, listen to concerts by string quartets from the Melbourne Festival. [Flinders Quartet | Orava Quartet | Debussy Quartet | Part 2 | Part 3]

  • From the Risør Chamber Music Festival last June, countertenor David Hansen joins the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, led by Øyvor Volle and Per Kristian Skalstad, along with violinist Henning Kraggerud and friends, for music by Beethoven, Britten, and Taneyev. [ORF]

  • Christina Pluhar leads L'Arpeggiata in music of Bertali and Sances at the Utrecht Early Music Festival. [Avro Klassiek]

  • Paavo Järvi leads the Orchestre de Paris in music of Dutilleux, Lalo, and Tchaikovsky. [France Musique]

  • Pianist Rudolf Buchbinder, clarinetist Jörg Widmann, and friends perform chamber music by Widmann, Beethoven, and Mozart at the Grafenegg Festival last August. [ORF]

  • Watch the final evening of the Armel Opera Festival. [ARTE]

  • Pianist Daniel Lebhardt, winner of first prize at the International Russian Music Piano Competition, plays music by Debussy, Alkan, and Ravel. [France Musique]

  • Franz Welser-Möst leads the Cleveland Orchestra, in music by Brahms, including the fourth symphony, and Jörg Widmann. [ORF]

  • Robin Ticciati conducts the Scottish Chamber Orchestra in music by Mahler, Haydn, and Hosokawa. [BBC3]

  • Dennis Russell Davies conducts the Orchestre français des jeunes at the Parc floral de Paris, in music by Mozart, Strauss, Saint-Saëns, and Thierry Escaich, with the composer at the organ. [France Musique]

  • Mark Elder conduct the Hallé in music by Brahms, Wagner, and Sibelius. [BBC3]

  • From the Wigmore Hall in London, mezzo-soprano Katarina Karnéus performs a recital with pianist Joseph Middleton, with songs by Wilhelm Peterson-Berger, Brahms, Chausson, Schumann, and Saint-Saëns. [BBC3]

  • Listen to the Altenberg Trio perform music by Schubert, Haydn, and Piazzolla, recorded in the Wiener Musikverein. [ORF]

  • Philipp von Steinaecker leads the vocal ensemble Musica Saeculorum in motets by Anton Bruckner, recorded in the monastic church of the Kloster Neustift in August as part of the Brixen Church Music Festival. [ORF]

  • Jac van Steen conducts the Ulster Orchestra in music by Haydn, Strauss, Wagner, and Bartok. [BBC3]

  • Pianist Wilhem Latchoumia and violinist Nicole Léon perform at the Festival Les Solistes in Bagatelle, with music by Debussy, Campo, Ravel, and Bartok. [France Musique]

  • Pianist Danny Driver plays music by Handel, Thomas Ades, Beethoven, C.P.E. Bach, and Schumann, recorded at the Wigmore Hall in London. [BBC3]

  • William Christie leads Les Arts Florissants in sacred music by Rameau, recorded at the Proms this past July. [ORF]

  • A performance of Mitsou, an opéra-film by Claire-Mélanie Sinnhuber and Jean-Charles Fitoussi, performed by the Ensemble Multilatérale, recorded at the Musica Festival in Strasbourg. [France Musique]

  • An unusual concert by organist Valentin Fheodoroff and harpist Julia Christine Lukan, with music by Franck and others. [ORF]

  • Cornelius Meister leads the ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien in music of Staud, Haydn, Strauss, and Schoenberg, with Midori as soloist. [ORF]

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