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Perchance to Stream: 10th Day of Christmas 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.

  • Andrei Petrenko leads the Mariinsky Theater Chorus in Rachmaninov's Vespers, plus arrangements of popular Russian Christmas songs. [RTBF]

  • Watch a performance of Handel's Messiah from Paris, with the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris and the choir Accentus, plus Carolyn Sampson, Matthew Rose, and other soloists. [Philharmonie de Paris]

  • Olivier Schneebeli leads a performance of Marc-Antoine Charpentier's Funeral Music for Queen Marie-Thérèse in the Chapelle Royale at Versailles, with the ensemble La Rêveuse and Les Pages et Les Chantres du Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles. [France Musique]

  • A program of arias by Handel and Purcell on the subjects of monsters, sorceresses, and magicians, with Le Concert d'Astrée, soprano Patricia Petibon, and baritone Nahuel di Pierro, conducted by Emmanuelle Haïm, recorded last October at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris. [France Musique]

  • From last September a performance of Gluck's Orphée et Eurydice recorded at Covent Garden, starring Juan Diego Florez (Orphée), Lucy Crowe (Eurydice), and Amanda Forsythe (Amour), the Monteverdi Choir, and English Baroque Soloists, conducted by John Eliot Gardiner. [ORF]

  • Listen to a production of Strauss's Capriccio, conducted by Andrew Davis at Lyric Opera of Chicago, with a cast starring Renée Fleming, Anne Sofie von Otter, Bo Skovhus, and others. [RTBF]

  • Romina Basso stars in a performance of Orfeo ed Euridice by Johann Joseph Fux, with Antonio Florio conducting the Cappella della Pietà de' Turchini, recorded in 2010 at the Wiener Konzerthaus. [ORF]

  • Charles Dutoit leads the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in music of Ravel, Debussy, and Berlioz (Te Deum), with tenor Joseph Kaiser. [ABC Classic]

  • From the 2011 Festival Wratislavia Cantans, Rachel Podger plays solo violin works by Bach and Biber. [RTBF]

  • Joël Suhubiette conducts soprano Maria Cristina Kiehr, Concerto Soave, and Les Eléments in Purcell's Birthday Ode for Queen Mary and Funeral Music for Queen Mary. [France Musique]

  • German violinist Christian Tetzlaff gives a rare recital from the Melbourne Recital Centre, featuring works by Ysaye, Bartok and Bach. [BBC Classic]

  • Donald Runnicles leads the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in sacred music of Johannes Brahms, plus Strauss's Ein Heldenleben, recorded last August at the Edinburgh Festival. [ORF | Part 2]

  • Finnish pianist and composer Olli Mustonen joins the Australian Chamber Orchestra for music of Bach, Mustonen, Hindemith, and others. [ABC Classic]

  • From the 1997 Innsbruck Festival, René Jacobs leads Concerto Köln in a performance of Florian Leopold Gaßmann's comic opera L'Opera seria. [ORF]

  • A performance of Beethoven's ninth symphony with Martin Haselböck conducting the Orchester Wiener Akademie, the Chorus sine nomine, soloists Laura Aikin, Michaela Selinger, and others, recorded last September in Vienna. [ORF]

  • From last November, Jean-Claude Casadesus leads a performance of Mahler's second symphony, with the Orchestre National de Lille, the Czech Philharmonic Choir, and soloists Olena Tokar and Hermine Haselböck. [France Musique]

  • Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor and the Escher Quartet perform Dvorak's piano quintet in A major and the F minor piano quintet of Brahms. [France Musique]

  • A recital by pianist Andrei Korobeinikov, recorded at the Salle Rameau in Lyon, with the etudes of Scriabin, plus music of Rachmaninov and Prokofiev. [France Musique]

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