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Perchance to Stream: Cherry Blossom 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.

  • Watch Juan Diego Flórez and friends (Anna Bonitatibus, Ildar Abdrazakov, Vittorio Grigolo, Luca Pisaroni, and others), at the Wiener Staatsoper, in a charity concert for Sinfonía por el Perú. [ARTE]

  • Jean-Christophe Spinosi leads a performance of Bizet's Les pêcheurs de perles, starring Diana Damrau (Leïla), Dmitry Korchak (Nadir), and Nathan Gunn (Zurga), recorded at the Theater an der Wien in Vienna last November. [Radio Clásica]

  • Ivor Bolton conducts the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris in a concert at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, with music of Mozart, Schubert, Gubaidulina, and Haydn, with violinist Gidon Kremer as soloist. [France Musique]

  • Watch violinist Renaud Capuçon and friends at the Festival de Pâques in Aix-en-Provence, with music by Schubert and Saint-Saëns. [ARTE]

  • Pianist Bertrand Chamayou plays Beethoven's "Emperor" concerto with La Chambre Philharmonique, under conductor Emmanuel Krivine, plus Mendelssohn's fifth symphony. [France Musique]

  • A performance of Wagner's Lohengrin, recorded at Bayreuth in 1962, with Wolfgang Sawallisch conducting Jess Thomas, Anja Silja, Astrid Varnay, and others. [ORF]

  • Listen to a performance of Verdi's Rigoletto from the Opéra Royal de Wallonie in Liège, starring Leo Nucci, Desirée Rancatore, and Gianluca Terranova. [RTBF]

  • Listen to a recital by violinist Maxim Vengerov and pianist Itamar Golan, with music by Elgar, Prokofiev, Brahms, Dvorak, and Saint-Saëns, recorded at the Château du lac de Genval last July. [RTBF]

  • Daniele Gatti conducts a concert with the Maîtrise de Radio France and Choeur de Femmes, the Orchestre National de France, and soloists Karine Deshayes and Lucy Crowe, with music of Liszt, Strauss, and Mendelssohn. [France Musique | Video]

  • Pianist Igor Levit, who is coming to Washington next month, plays an all-Tchaikovsky recital at the Wigmore Hall in London, recorded last January. [ORF]

  • Watch Gianandrea Noseda conduct a concert with pianist Khatia Buniatishvili and the Filarmonica Teatro Regio Torino, recorded at the Festival de Pâques in Aix-en-Provence. [ARTE]

  • Philippe Herreweghe leads Collegium Vocale Ghent and soloists in Purcell's Hail, bright Cecilia, recorded last September in the Church of St. Mary Magdalen in Warsaw. [ORF]

  • From the Opéra Comique in Paris, the chamber chorus Les Eléments, conducted by Joël Suhubiette, perform madrigals from the time of Shakespeare. [France Musique]

  • Listen to sonatas composed in Venice around the year 1700, by composers Antonio Caldara, Tomaso Albinoni, Giorgio Gentili, and others, performed by Opera Stravagante earlier this month in the refectory of the Carthusian monastery of Mauerbach. [ORF]

  • Donald Runnicles conducts the Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin, with soprano Laura Aikin, in music of Webern, Aribert Reimann, and Brahms, recorded last September. [ORF | Part 2]

  • The Australian String Quartet plays quartets by Schnittke and Beethoven at a concert recorded in Adelaide Town Hall. [ABC Classic]

  • Patrick Gallois leads the Rousse Philharmonic Orchestra in music of Ravel, Massenet, Franck, and Kantscheli, recorded last month in Bulgaria. [ORF]

  • Tughan Sokhiev conducts the Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse in music by Berlioz, Rimsky-Korsakov, and Elgar. [France Musique]

  • Cornelius Meister leads the ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien, in music of Beethoven, Frank Martin, and Strauss, recorded in Graz. [ORF]

  • Music by Tigran Mansurian, including the 2011 setting of the Requiem Mass, performed by the Großes Orchester Graz, conductor Christian Muthspiel, the Vocalforum Graz, and soloists. [ORF]

  • The Wiener Virtuosen perform chamber music by Beethoven, Wellesz, and Martinu, recorded last month at the Wiener Musikverein. [ORF]

  • Have another listen to the Metropolitan Opera broadcast of Verdi's Ernani, starring Francesco Meli (Ernani), Luca Salsi (Don Carlo), Dmitry Belosselskiy (Don Ruy Gomez de Silva), Angela Meade (Elvira), Issachah Savage (Don Riccardo), and others. [ORF]

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