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Perchance to Stream: Advent IV 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 a performance of Verdi's Giovanna d'Arco, recorded on St. Ambrose's Day at La Scala in Milan. [ARTE]

  • Watch Thomas Hengelbrock conduct the Orchestre de Paris in Bach's Magnificat and other works, with Anna Lucia Richter and other soloists. [ARTE]

  • Torsten Kerl and Catherine Nagelstad star in a performance of Berlioz's Les Troyens, recorded in September at the Staatsoper Hamburg with Kent Nagano at the podium. [ORF]

  • John Eliot Gardiner conducts a performance of Gluck's Orphée et Eurydice starring Juan Diego Flórez, Lucy Crowe, and Amanda Forsythe, with the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists, recorded at the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden. [RTBF]

  • Listen to a rare performance of the opera Hans Heiling by Heinrich Marschner, starring Michael Nagy, Angela Denoke, and Katerina Tretyakova recorded at the Theater an der Wien. [ABC Classic]

  • Renaissance polyphony performed by the Capella Sistina Choir, joined by the Choir of New College, Oxford, recorded in Rome, and by the Tallis Scholars at St. John's Smith Square in London. [ORF]

  • Franz Welser-Möst is joined by soprano Christine Brewer and bass-baritone Alan Held for Wagner opera excerpts with the Cleveland Orchestra, recorded in 2013. [France Musique]

  • A Christmas concert after my own heart, with Holland Baroque and Vox Luminis performing Baroque music for Christmas by Vulpius, Hassler, and members of the Bach family, in the Oratoire du Louvre. [France Musique]

  • Miles Davis and John Coltrane play the Olympia in Paris, with Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers, and Jimmy Cobb, recorded on March 21, 1960. [France Musique]

  • Two recently discovered performances by Frank Sinatra, at Knokke le Zoute in 1953 and in New York in 1951. [France Musique]

  • Gustavo Porta and Elaine Álvarez star in a performance of Verdi's Ernani, recorded at the Opéra Royal de Wallonie in Liège, conducted by Paolo Arrivabeni. [Radio Clásica]

  • Watch Enrique Mazzola lead a concert by the Orchestre National d'Ile-de-France, with music by Leoncavallo, Mahler, Humperdinck, and Prokofiev. [Philharmonie de Paris]

  • Marc-André Hamelin plays the Brahms first piano concerto with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, and conductor Gustavo Gimeno also leads a performance of Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade. [RTBF]

  • Harry Christophers conducts The Sixteen in music by Allegri, Palestrina, and MacMillan, recorded at Elisabeth Murdoch Hall in Melbourne last March. [ABC Classic]

  • Julia Fischer and the Orchestra National de Belgique, under Andrei Boreiko, close the Prokofiev Festival in Brussels. [RTBF]

  • Music of Sibelius, Rautavaara and Crusell, recorded at the Kempten Chamber Music Festival, by members of the Helsinki Philharmonic and friends. [ORF]

  • Pianists Khatia Buniatishvili and Gvantsa Buniatishvili perform music for piano, four hands, by Mozart, Brahms, and others, recorded last month at the Vienna Musikverein. [ORF]

  • A recital from Liège by pianist Plamena Mangova, with music by Brahms, Liszt, Shostakovich, and others. [RTBF]

  • The Cleveland Orchestra plays Beethoven's third symphony and Shostakovich's sixth, with conductor Franz Welser-Möst, recorded last February in Cleveland's Severance Hall. [RTBF]

  • From June 24, 1965, at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, George Szell leads the Cleveland Orchestra in music of Schubert and Wagner, plus Barber's piano concerto with John Browning as soloist. [France Musique]

  • From the Utrecht Early Music Festival, John Butt leads the Dunedin Consort in John Blow's Venus and Adonis, plus other Baroque music. [ORF]

  • A Nordic Christmas concert with the Temple Church Choir and Temple Singers, with music by Rautavaara, Pärt, and others, recorded at the Temple Church in London. [BBC3]

  • Andrew Manze leads the NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover and trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth in trumpet concertos by Bent Sorensen and Haydn. [ORF]

  • The BBC Philharmonic, conducted by Michael Francis, plays music from the north of Europe, including by Niels Gade, Per Norgard, and others. [BBC3]

  • Paul Lewis plays the last piano sonatas of Beethoven, recorded in Australia. [ABC Classic]

  • Listen to Olivier Latry play a recital on the organ of the Sydney Opera House. [ABC Classic]

  • Watch Jonathan Nott conduct the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande in music by Ravel, Debussy, and Richard Dubugnon. [ARTE]

  • Listen to the recital by cellist Sol Gabetta and pianist Bertrand Chamayou, recorded in Brussels, with music by Prokofiev and Chopin. [RTBF]

  • The Minetti Quartett performs music by Haydn, Juan de Dios Magdaleno, and Beethoven, recorded in Vienna earlier this month. [ORF]

  • Marek Janowski conducts the Cleveland Orchestra in music by Fauré, Britten, and Franck, recorded in 2013. [France Musique]

  • In a concert recorded in October, pianist Elisabeth Leonskaja, shortly after having celebrated her 70th birthday, joined the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France to play Mozart. [France Musique]

  • Listen to the recording of Massenet's Chérubin starring Frederica von Stade, Samuel Ramey, June Anderson, and Dawn Upshaw, recorded in Munich in 1991. [ORF]

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