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Perchance to Stream: End of an Era 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.

  • Listen to Diana Damrau, Dmitry Korchak, and Nathan Gunn star in a performance of Bizet's Les pêcheurs de perles, with Jean-Christophe Spinosi leading the ORF RSO Wien and Arnold Schoenberg Chor. [ORF]

  • Philippe Herreweghe and Collegium Vocale Gent perform Bach's cantata Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis, motet O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht, and Magnificat, recorded last February in Warsaw. [ORF]

  • Bernard Labadie conducts the WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln in Mozart's Great C Minor Mass, plus the "Jupiter" symphony. [France Musique]

  • Christoph Eschenbach conducts Berlioz's Le Carnaval Romain, Liszt's Mazeppa, and Strauss's Burlesque with Lang Lang as soloists. [RTBF]

  • Peter Donohoe is soloist in James MacMillan's third piano concerto ("Mysteries of Light"), with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and conductor Martyn Brabbins, plus music by Sibelius and Shostakovich. [BBC3]

  • Listen to the new second string quartet by Adelaide composer Kat McGuffie, performed by the Goldner Quartet in Melbourne. [ABC Classic]

  • Soprano Erin Wall joins the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus for Poulenc's Stabat mater and excerpts from Prokofiev's music for Romeo and Juliet, conducted by James Gaffigan. [RTBF]

  • Watch David Zinman conduct the Orchestre de Paris and cellist Gautier Capuçon in music by Hector Berlioz, Benjamin Britten, and Robert Schumann at the Salle Pleyel. [Cité de la Musique LIVE]

  • Andris Nelsons conducts the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in music of Tchaikovsky, joined by cellist Daniel Müller-Schott. [France Musique]

  • Music by Rameau, Lully, Telemann, and Mendelssohn with the SWR Symphony Orchestra Stuttgart, conducted by Roger Norrington. [RTBF]

  • At the Wigmore Hall, the Prince Consort sings ensemble songs by Robert Schumann. [BBC3]

  • From the Utrecht Early Music Festival, Christina Pluhar leads her ensemble L'Arpeggiata in sacred music by Antonio Bertali (1605-1669) and Giovanni Felice Sances (1600-1679). [France Musique]
  • Violinist Luc Héry joins the Orchestre National de France and conductor Daniele Gatti, for music by Ravel, Saint-Saëns, and Strauss. [France Musique]

  • The Clemencic Consort performs sacred music by Giacomo Carissimi, recorded earlier this month at the Wiener Musikverein. [ORF]

  • Semyon Bychkov and pianist Kirill Gerstein join the Vienna Philharmonic for music by Glinka, Tchaikovsky, and Shostakovich. [ORF]

  • A program of contemporary music by Clara Iannotta, Gérard Grisey, Joanna Bailie, and Mauro Lanza, performed last month in the Eglise Saint-Merri in Paris by the Ensemble soundinitiative, conducted by Leonhard Garms. [France Musique]

  • Valery Gergiev conducts the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra in Janacek's Taras Bulba, Miaskovsky's fourth symphony, and Prokofiev's first violin concerto, with Lisa Batiashvili as soloist, recorded in September in Rotterdam. [ORF]

  • John Storgards conducts the BBC Philharmonic in music by Tchaikovsky, plus Nielsen's flute concerto. [BBC3]

  • Listen to a recital by violinist Lidia Baich and pianist Matthias Fletzberger, with music by Joseph Marx, Kreisler, Strauss, and the performers. [ORF]

  • Lisa Batiashvili plays Brahms with the NDR Sinfonieorchester and conductor Thomas Hengelbrock, recorded in September in Hamburg. [ORF]

  • The BBC Symphony Orchestra and Singers perform music by Respighi, Brett Dean, and Strauss. [BBC3]

  • More archived Strauss recordings from the Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France and Marek Janowski. [France Musique]

  • The Borodin Quartet with clarinetist Michael Collins perform music by Borodin, Schubert, and Mozart. [BBC3]

  • Popular French songs by Offenbach, Serge Gainsbourg, and others, performed by the Choeur de Radio France. [France Musique]

  • Listen to the classic recording of Bellini's I Capuleti e i Montecchi, starring Edita Gruberová (Giulietta) and Agnes Baltsa (Romeo), with Riccardo Muti conducting at Covent Garden in 1984. [ORF]

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