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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.

  • Listen to Lise de la Salle make her debut with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, playing the first piano concert of Brahms, plus music composed and arranged by Schoenberg. [France Musique]

  • Music by Jean Mouton, performed in honor of the 500th anniversary of the coronation of François 1er, performed by the Ensemble Clément Janequin and Diabolus in Musica in the Oratoire du Louvre à Paris. [France Musique]

  • Watch Tero Saarinen's choreography set to Sibelius's Kullervo, conducted by Jukka-Pekka Saraste and recorded at the Finnish National Opera in Helsinki. [ARTE]

  • Stephen Cleobury and the Choir of King's College, Cambridge, give a memorial concert in honor of David Willcocks, recorded on St. Cecilia's Day. [BBC3]

  • From the Wiener Konzerthaus, a song recital by baritone Christian Gerhaher and pianist Gerold Huber, with music by Beethoven, Schönberg, Haydn, and others. [ORF]

  • A performance of Verdi's Ernani from the Opéra Royal de Wallonie in Liège, conducted by Paolo Arrivabeni. [ABC Classic]

  • Alain Altinoglu leads a performance of Verdi's Macbeth at the Wiener Staatsoper, starring George Petean (Macbeth), Ferrucio Furlanetto (Banquo), and Tatiana Serjan (Lady Macbeth). [RTBF]

  • Leif Segerstam conducts music of Sibelius with the Helsinki Philharmonic at the Lahti Sibelius Festival last August, with soprano Anu Komsi as soloist. [RTBF]

  • Yannick Nézet Séguin leads the Rotterdam Philharmonic in Beethoven's sixth symphony and Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde, with mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly and tenor Robert Dean Smith, recorded at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris. [France Musique]

  • Soprano Camilla Tilling joins Yuri Temirkanov and the Saint Petesburg Philharmonic for Mahler's fourth symphony, plus music by Rossini and Mendelssohn, recorded at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. [France Musique]

  • Watch the Venice Baroque Orchestra perform the mandolin concertos of Vivaldi, with Avi Avital as soloist, at the Château de Versailles. [ARTE]

  • Zubin Mehta leads the Berlin Philharmonic in Franz Schmidt's Karnevalsmusik und Zwischenspiel from the opera Notre Dame, plus Gil Shaham in Korngold's violin concerto, recorded last September. [ORF | Part 2]

  • Yevgeny Sudbin joins the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra for Scriabin's piano concerto, plus music by Rimsky-Korsakov and Beethoven, with Michael Seal at the podium. [BBC3]

  • Stefan Asbury leads the world premiere of Bernd Richard Deutsch's new organ concerto Okéanos, with the ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien and soloist Wolfgang Kogert. [ORF]

  • The BBC Philharmonic, under conductor Juanjo Mena, performs music by Thomas Adès, Dvorak, Brahms, and Britten, with violinist James Ehnes and mezzo-soprano Susan Bickley. [BBC3]

  • Meret Lüthi leads Les Passions de l'Âme in music by Johann Heinrich Schmelzer and Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, recorded last year. [ORF]

  • Listen to the Metropolitan Opera broadcast of Puccini's La Bohème, starring Ramón Vargas (Rodolfo), Barbara Frittoli (Mimi), Levente Molnar (Marcello), and Ana Maria Martinez (Musetta). [ORF]

  • The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra performs a concert in honor of its 80th birthday in Glasgow, with Matthias Pintscher conducting music by Pintscher, Mozart, and Mahler. [BBC3]

  • From the Salle Gaveau in Paris, a recital by pianist Emmanuelle Swiercz, playing music by Chopin and Rachmaninoff. [France Musique]

  • Daniele Gatti conducts Beethoven's fifth symphony with the Orchestre National de France, plus violinist Janine Jansen in Bartok's first concerto. [France Musique]

  • Music for two voices and piano by Brahms, Schumann, Chausson, Fauré, and Saint-Saëns with Nora Gubisch, Chantal Perraud, and Alain Altinoglu, recorded at the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord in Paris. [France Musique]

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