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Perchance to Stream: Tour of World Orchestras 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 a performance of Niobe, an opera by Agostino Steffani, recorded last month at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris. [France Musique]

  • Soprano Sandrine Piau joins Les Paladins and Jérôme Correas, performing music by Rameau, Grétry, Charpentier, and Lully. [RTBF]

  • Oltremontano and the Ricercar Consort perform Monteverdi's Vespro della Beata Vergine in the Cathedral of Basel, part of the Basle Early Music Festival. [France Musique]

  • Listen to Antonello Manacorda conduct Schubert's Alfonso und Estrella, recorded last month at the Mozartwoche Salzburg, starring Mojca Erdmann, Toby Spence, and others. [ORF]

  • Anne-Catherine Gillet and John Osborn star in Massenet's Manon, recorded at the Opéra de Lausanne. [RTBF]

  • Bernard Haitink celebrates his 85th birthday with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, leading music by Webern, Mahler, and Shostakovich, with baritone Christian Gerhaher. [BR-Klassik]

  • The Présences Festival opened on Friday, with a concert featuring Gautier Capuçon, Olivier Doise, and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, with music by Conlon Nancarrow, Richard Dubugnon, Esteban Benzecry, Darwin Aquino, and Evencio Castellanos. [France Musique]

  • Thomas Zehetmair leads a performance of Haydn's Creation at the new Philharmonie in Paris, with the choir Accentus and the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris, with soloists Sunhae Im, Werner Güra, and Florian Boesch. [France Musique]

  • Bernard Haitink celebrates sixty years conducting with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, leading music by Purcell, Schumann, and Brahms, with pianist Murray Perahia as soloist, recorded at Carnegie Hall in New York. [France Musique]

  • Vasily Petrenko leads the San Francisco Symphony in music by Bartok, Respighi, Pärt, and Shostakovich, with pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet. [France Musique]

  • More from the San Francisco Symphony, with Charles Dutoit conducting music by Ravel, Lalo, Elgar, and Mason Bates, with violinist James Ehnes as soloist. [France Musique]
  • Neeme Järvi leads the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, with mezzo-soprano Lilli Paasikivi, recorded last November in Geneva. [RTBF]

  • Music by Shostakovich, Musorgsky, and Glazunov from the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Ilan Volkov and featuring bass Yuri Vorobiev. [BBC3]

  • Hugo Reyne conducts La Simphonie du Marais, with music by Jacob an Eyck, Bernardo Pasquini, Henry Purcell, Michel Pignolet de Montéclair, and Handel, recorded last month at the Wiener Konzerthaus. [ORF]

  • From the Mozartwoche Salzburg, Pablo Heras-Casado leads the Camerata Salzburg in music by Schubert, Carter, and Mozart. [ORF]

  • Listen to a concert by the Latvian Radio Choir at the Sydney Festival. [ABC Classic]

  • Music by Liadov, Rachmaninoff, and Sibelius performed by the Cleveland Orchestra, pianist Simon Trpceski, and conductor Robin Ticciati. [France Musique]

  • Handel concertos performed by the Ricercar Consort, with Philippe Pierlot, Maude Gratton, and Emmanuel Laporte. [RTBF]

  • Conductor Thomas Søndergård and pianist Benjamin Grosvenor join the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, in music by Haydn, Beethoven, and Mozart. [BBC3]

  • Stéphane Denève and violinist Leonidas Kavakos join the Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart des SWR, with music by Adams, Bartók, and Brahms, recorded last September in Stuttgart. [ORF]

  • The BBC Symphony Orchestra, under Ryan Wigglesworth, performs music by Kagel, Strauss (Lieder, with soprano Sophie Bevan), Wigglesworth, and Schumann. [BBC3]

  • From the Folle Journée de Nantes, Bach concertos played by the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, with flutist Christoph Huntgeburth, violinist Georg Kallweit, and harpsichordist Raphael Alpermann. [France Musique]

  • Listen to the performances at the Soirée des Victoires de la Musique Classique, featuring the Orchestre National de Lille, conductor Jean-Claude Casadesus, and many soloists. [France Musique]

  • Mark the passing of pianist Aldo Ciccolini by listening to his recital of music by Mozart, Franck, Grieg, and Falla, recorded at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in 2006. [France Musique]

  • The vocal ensemble Exaudi performs music by Leonin, Machaut, Holliger, and Finnissy, recorded at the Wigmore Hall in London. [BBC3]

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