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Perchance to Stream: Advent II 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.

  • From the Festival Baroque de Pontoise, performances of grands motets Versaillais by Rameau and Mondonville. [France Musique]

  • Philip Pickett leads the New London Consort and soloists in concert performances of Purcell's Bonduca and Dioclesian, recorded at the Cité de la Musique in Paris. [France Musique]

  • Frm the Théâtre Royal de La Monnaie, a concert by soprano Julia Lezhneva, lutenist Luca Pianca, and Il Pomo d’Oro, with music by Telemann, Handel, and Vivaldi. [RTBF]

  • Listen to the world premiere of Matteo Franceschini's A memoria d'eco, a piece commissioned for the 100th anniversary of World War I, with Dima Slobodeniouk conducting the National Orchestra of Belgium and violin soloist Liza Ferschtman, plus music by Strauss and Prokofiev. [RTBF]

  • A performance of Mascagni's lyric comedy L'Amico Fritz from the Opéra national du Rhin, conducted by Paolo Carignani. [France Musique]

  • Marcus Stenz conducts the Radio Filharmonisch Orkest and Groot Omroepkoor in the world premiere of Rising Phenix by Joey Roukens and Bruckner's seventh symphony. [Avro Klassiek]

  • Nikolaus Harnoncourt leads the Vienna Philharmonic and Arnold Schoenberg Chor in a concert of Schubert's seventh symphony and incidental music for Rosamunde, recorded last month. [ORF]

  • In a recital at the Wigmore Hall, Russian pianist Yevgeny Sudbin plays music by Domenico Scarlatti, Beethoven, Chopin, Shostakovich, Prokofiev, and Rachmaninov. [BBC3]

  • The London Philharmonic, under Vladimir Jurowski, plays music by Szymanowski, Scriabin, and Rachmaninov. [BBC3]

  • From the Wigmore Hall in London, Jean-Guihen Queyras and Alexander Melnikov perform Beethoven's complete sonatas and variations for cello and piano. [BBC3 | Part 2]

  • Václav Luks conducts sacred music of Zelenka with the Wrocław Baroque Orchestra and soloists. [ORF]

  • Music by Stravinsky and Beethoven performed by pianist Leif Ove Andsnes, the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, and the Koor van de Vlaamse Opera, recorded in the Palais des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles. [RTBF]

  • From the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris, Daniele Gatti leads a performance of Berlioz's Roméo et Juliette, starring Maria Crebassa and Paolo Fanale, with the Orchestre National de France, recorded in September. [RTBF]
  • A concert by pianist Andras Schiff and the Cappella Andrea Barca, with music by Mozart. [RTBF]

  • The BBC Philharmonic performs Bach's Cantata No. 191 (Gloria in excelsis Deo) and Bruckner's fourth symphony. [BBC3]

  • Yuri Temirkanov conducts the St. Petersburg Philharmonic in Tchaikovsky's "Pathétique" symphony, recorded last month at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. [France Musique]

  • Boris Berezovsky joins the St. Petersburg Philharmonic for Tchaikovsky's first piano concerto, plus the music to Swan Lake. [France Musique]

  • Andrés Orozco-Estrada conducts the Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich in two Brahms symphonies, recorded last October in Vienna. [ORF]

  • A recital by pianist Marc-André Hamelin, with music by Schubert and Godowski. [RTBF]

  • Matthias Pintscher conducts the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in music by Faure, Saint-Saens, and Berlioz. [BBC3]
  • Watch Jean-Efflam Bavouzet perform music by Decaux, Debussy, Pierné, Ravel, and Mantovani, recorded in recital at the Auditorium du Louvre. []

  • Listen to March Albrecht conduct music of Brahms, Beethoven, and Strauss with the Orchestre National de France, recorded in the Auditorium de Radio France in Paris. [France Musique]

  • Music of Revueltas, Rolf Martinsson, and Stravinsky performed by the Caracas Youth Orchestra, recorded at the Cité de la Musique. [France Musique]

  • You can listen again to the Metropolitan Opera broadcast of Barber of Seville, starring Christopher Maltman, Lawrence Brownlee, and Isabel Leonard. [ORF]

  • Frantisek Vajnar conducts a performance of Smetana's Hubicka (The Kiss) at the Brno Opera, recorded in 1980. [ORF]

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