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Perchance to Stream: O Antiphons 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.

  • Franck Villard conducts a performance of Offenbach's La Grande duchesse de Gérolstein, with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, recorded at the Grand Théâtre de Genève. [France Musique]

  • A performance of Verdi's Rigoletto from the Wiener Staatsoper, with Myung-Whun Chung conducting a cast led by Simon Keenlyside, Erin Morley, and Piotr Beczala. [ORF]

  • Juan Diego Flórez headlines the opera gala of the Munich Radio Orchestra. [BR-Klassik]

  • Andrew Gourlay conducts the Halle Orchestra in Tchaikovsky's score for The Nutcracker. [BBC3]

  • From the Temple Church, the BBC Singers perform Handel's Messiah in a version with wind orchestra accompaniment. [BBC3]

  • From the Temple Winter Festival, Gallicantus performs masses by Tallis and Rore at the Temple Church in London. [BBC3]

  • Polyphony perform festive 20th-century music for Christmas by Tavener, Howells, and Warlock. [BBC3]

  • Also at the Temple Winter Festival, Vox Luminis performs late Renaissance and early Baroque music celebrating the birth of Christ. [BBC3]

  • Philippe Herreweghe conducts the Radio Filharmonisch Orkest and Groot Omroepkoor, with soprano Christina Landshamer and bass Florian Boesch, in Mendelssohn's settings of Psalm 42, Wie der Hirsch schreit and Schubert's Mass (D. 950), recorded this month in Utrecht. [Avro Klassiek | Part 2]

  • The Orchestre National de France, under conductor Daniele Gatti, plays music by Stravinsky (Petrouchka) and Strauss (Don Juan, and the Rosenkavalier Suite), at La Scala in Milan. [France Musique]

  • German Baroque music for Christmas, by Schütz, Schein, Scheidt, and Johann Michael Bach, performed by Vox Luminis in the Oratoire du Louvre in Paris. [France Musique]

  • Francesco Baroni leads Gambe di Legno in a performance of Pietro Paolo Bencini's Christmas oratorio Gesù nato. [ORF]

  • A performance of Telemann's cantata Ino with soprano Dorothea Röschmann, plus Concentus Musicus Wien conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt in music of Bach and Handel. [ORF]

  • For the 70th birthday of William Christie, listen to his recording of Charpentier's Pastorale sur la naissance de Notre Seigneur Jesus-Christ and Luigi Rossi's L'Orfeo, recorded in Vienna in 1990. [ORF]

  • Music by Tallis, Byrd, Weelkes, and others performed by Voces8, recorded at the Regensburg Early Music Festival in 2013. [RTBF]

  • The Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conducted by Bernard Haitink, performs Brahms symphonies (nos. 3 and 4) and piano concertos (with Emanuel Ax as soloist) at the Salle Pleyel in Paris, over two concerts. [France Musique | Part 2]

  • Charles Dutoit conducts the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra in music by Stravinsky, Martin, and Saint-Saëns. [RTBF]

  • From a concert recorded last September at the Internationalen Brahmsfestes Mürzzuschlag, the Altenberg Trio plays music by Brahms. [ORF]

  • Emmanuel Krivine conducts La Chambre Philharmonique in Mendelssohn's fifth symphony ("Reformation") and Beethoven's fifth piano concerto (with Bertrand Chamayou as soloist), recorded at the Cité de la Musique. [France Musique]

  • Excerpts of recitals by pianist Beatrice Rana, recorded in Liège and Zdroj (Poland), with music by Bach, Chopin, and Schumann. [RTBF]

  • Jean-Claude Casadesus and pianist Adam Laloum perform music by Albéric Magnard, Ravel, and Debussy, with the Orchestre National de Lille. [ORF]

  • More Brahms and Dvorak from the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, with conductor Lionel Bringuier and cellist Daniel Müller-Schott. [France Musique]

  • Frank Strobel conducts the ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien in Paul Hindemith's score for Arnold Fanck's film Im Kampf mit dem Berge: Eine Alpensymphonie in Bildern, recorded at the Wiener Konzerthaus. [ORF]

  • Watch the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, under conductor Tugan Sokhiev, perform music by Webern and Prokofiev, plus yet another percussion concerto, this time by James MacMillan (with the inevitable Colin Currie). []

  • Nikolaus Harnoncourt leads Concentus Musicus Wien in a performance of Mozart's Haffner-Serenade and "Linz" symphony, recorded last October in Graz. [ORF | Part 2]

  • Listen to the Quatuor Varèse perform music by Mozart, Dutilleux, and Webern. [France Musique]

  • Jérôme Garcin reads his poetry, interspersed with music by Fauré, Debussy, Duparc, and Bach, in celebration of Jean de La Ville de Mirmont, recorded last month in Soissons. [France Musique]

  • Karl Richter conducts the ORTF Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus in Haydn's Creation, recorded in 1970 at the Salle Pleyel in Paris. [France Musique]

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