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Perchance to Stream: Ornette Coleman 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.

  • Matthias Pintscher leads the Ensemble Intercontemporain in a performance of Pierre Boulez's Répons at the Philharmonie de Paris. [ARTE]

  • Myung-Whun Chung is stepping down as music director of the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, to be succeeded by Mikko Franck. Gil Shaham joined the orchestra for Bruch's first violin concerto, paired with a performance of Mahler's fifth symphony. [ARTE]

  • Listen to a performance of The Tempest by Thomas Adès from the Wiener Staatsoper, with the composer conducting a cast starring Adrian Eröd (Prospero), Audrey Luna (Ariel), Stephanie Houtzeel (Miranda), and David Daniels (Trinculo). [ORF]

  • From the Philharmonie de Paris, Ivan Fischer leads the Budapest Festival Orchestra in performances of the third and fourth symphonies of Brahms. [France Musique]

  • Carlo Rizzi conducts a performance of Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera at the Théâtre de La Monnaie last month. [RTBF]

  • From the Lyric Opera de Chicago, Patrick Summers conducts a performance of Donizetti's Anna Bolena, starring Sondra Radvanovsky (Anna Bolena), John Relyea (Enrico VIII), Jamie Barton (Giovanna Seymour), and Brian Hymel (Lord Riccardo Percy). [Radio Clásica]

  • Pianist Nikolai Lugansy and cellist Alexander Kniazev play a recital of music by Shostakovich, Franck, and Rachmaninoff at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris. [France Musique]

  • Listen to the performance of Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress from the Metropolitan Opera, starring Paul Appleby, Layla Claire, and Gerald Finley. [ABC Classic]

  • Daniil Trifonov joins the Orchestre National de Belgique, under Andrey Boreyko, for Chopin's first piano concerto, paired with Sebastian Currier's Divisions, recorded at the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels. [RTBF]

  • The BBC Philharmonic marks the Nielsen anniversary with a performance of the composer's second symphony, conducted by John Storgards and recorded at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester. [BBC3]

  • Roberto Zarpellon conducts the Ensemble Lorenzo da Ponte and Venice Monteverdi Academy in sacred music by Mozart, recorded last month at the Cathedral of Conegliano. [ORF]

  • Bass-baritone Florian Boesch and pianist Malcolm Martineau perform a recital of songs by Wolf, Brahms, and Schumann, recorded at the Wigmore Hall in London. [BBC3]

  • Antonio Pappano leads the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in music by Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky (the Rococo Variations with cellist Jan Vogler), and Sibelius's second symphony, recorded last month at the Wiener Festwochen. [ORF | Part 2]

  • The BBC National Orchestra of Wales performs music by Beethoven (the third piano concerto, with Stephen Hough as soloist) and Bruckner (the eighth symphony), conducted by Thomas Sondergard and recorded in Swansea. [BBC3]

  • From the Festival ManiFeste, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France performs Philippe Hurel's Tour à tour, conducted by Jean Deroyer. [France Musique]

  • Herbert Blomstedt leads the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra in Carl Nielsen's third symphony and Beethoven's seventh, recorded last month in Stockholm. [ORF]

  • Johannes Fritzsch conducts the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra in music by Berlioz (King Lear), Beethoven (first symphony), and Cherubini's Requiem in C minor. [ABC Classic]

  • Music of Vivaldi, including the Four Seasons, performed by violinist Giuliano Carmignola and the Basel Chamber Orchestra. [RTBF]

  • Violinist Vilde Frang and conductor Vasily Petrenko join the European Union Youth Orchestra to play music of Bruch and Shostakovich at the Grafenegg Festival in Austria. [France Musique]

  • Andrés Orozco-Estrada conducts the Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich and the Singverein der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien in music of Brahms, Strauss, and Bruckner. [ORF]

  • Watch cellist Gautier Capuçon and the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra perform music of Bartók, Shostakovich, and Stravinsky under conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada. [ARTE]

  • The Helsinki Baroque Orchestra, conducted by Aapo Häkkinen, perform music by Biber, Johann Heinrich Schmelzer, Johann Joseph Fux, Georg Muffat, and Antonio Caldara, recorded last month at the Abbey of Melk. [ORF]

  • Music by Musorgsky, Scriabin, and Shostakovich, with Donald Runnicles leading the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and pianist Barry Douglas, recorded last year in Glasgow. [France Musique]

  • Listen to a recital b pianist Lars Vogt, with music by Schoenberg, Schubert, and Beethoven, recorded last month at the Musik im Riesen Kammermusikfestival. [ORF]

  • Paul Agnew leads members of Les Arts Florissants in the madrigali guerrieri of Monteverdi. [France Musique]

  • The Orchestre Français des Jeunes Baroque plays music by Charpentier, Aubert, Mascitti, Bodin de Boismortier, and Johann Berhard Bach under conductor Reinhard Goebel. [France Musique]

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