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Perchance to Stream: Haec Dies 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 Peter Dijkstra conduct a performance of Bach's St. John Passion, with the Bavarian Radio Chorus and Concerto Köln, recorded at the St. Lawrence Church in Nuremberg. [ARTE]

  • Peter Dijkstra conducts Bach's St. Matthew Passion with the Bavarian Radio Chorus, the Regensburger Domspatzen, Concerto Köln, and soloists, recorded in 2013. [BR-Klassik]

  • Collegium Vocale Ghent and the Orchestre des Champs-Elysées perform Haydn's Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross, under Philippe Herreweghe, recorded at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. [France Musique]

  • From the Salzburg Easter Festival, Christian Thielemann conducts the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden and Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks in Beethoven's Missa solemnis. [ORF]

  • Listen to a performance of Verdi's Otello, starring José Cura (Otello), Dorothea Röschmann (Desdemona), and Carlos Álvarez (Iago), recorded at the Salzburg Easter Festival with Christian Thielemann conducting the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden. [ORF]

  • Philippe Herreweghe conducts the Collegium Vocale Gent, soloists Thomas Hobbs and others, in Bach's St. John Passion< recorded last May in Barcelona. [ORF]

  • Two Bach cantatas (BWV 127 and 182) performed by the Academy of Ancient Music directed by Pavlo Beznosiuk, recorded at Milton Court Concert Hall in London. [BBC3]

  • The Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, with conductor Hannu Lintu and mezzo-soprano Anne-Sofie von Otter, perform Sibelius's second symphony, a set of Sibelius songs, plus Sebastian Fagerlund's Stonework (2014/15), recorded last December in Helsinki. [ORF]

  • The Adelaide Chamber Singers perform Arvo Part's Passio at St. Peter's Cathedral in Adelaide, Australia. [ABC Classic]

  • Oliver Knussen leads the BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Singers in music by Debussy, Stravinsky, and George Benjamin (Dream of the Song, with countertenor Iestyn Davies, recorded at the Barbican Hall. [BBC3]

  • Watch Mitsuko Uchida join Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic for Mozart's 22nd piano concerto, plus a performance of Beethoven's ninth symphony, with soloists Genia Kühmeier, Sarah Connolly, Steve Davislim, and Florian Boesch. [ARTE]

  • Watch five of Bach's concertos for two or three harpsichords, with soloists Béatrice Martin, Benjamin Alard, and Jean Rondeau, recorded at the Salle Gaveau in Paris with Les Folies Françoise under Patrick Cohën-Akenine. [ARTE]

  • René Jacobs conducts a performance of Gassmann's L´Opera seria at the Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels. [De Munt]

  • Listen to Shostakovich's seventh symphony ("Leningrad") performed by the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra under Mariss Jansons, recorded at the Musikverein in Vienna. [ORF]

  • Pianist David Fray joins Riccardo Muti and the Orchestre National de France for Schumann's piano concerto, plus music by Bach and Strauss (Aus Italien). [ARTE (video) | France Musique (audio)]

  • Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts the Chamber Orchestra of Europe in three of Mendelssohn's symphonies, recorded at the Philharmonie de Paris. [France Musique]

  • Stephen Cleobury conducts the BBC Singers and BBC Concert Orchestra for the Easter at King's Festival in Cambridge, with music by Palestrina, Schubert, and Haydn. [BBC3]

  • Vaclav Luks leads Collegium 1704 and soprano Roberta Invernizzi and other soloists in sacred music by Zelenka, including his Miserere and Missa Omnium Sanctorum, recorded in Vienna. [ORF]

  • Peter Oundjian conducts the Royal Scottish National Orchestra in music by Szymanowski, James MacMillan, and Berlioz, with violinist Nicola Benedetti. [BBC3]

  • Russian pianist Anna Vinnitskaya plays music by Brahms, Schumann, Bach, Debussy, and Prokofiev, recorded in 2014 at the Wiener Konzerthaus. [ORF]

  • Sofi Jeannin leads the Choeur and Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France in Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass, plus music by Purcell and Steve Martland. [France Musique]

  • Music by Aloÿs Fornerod, Toru Takemitsu, Daniel Schnyder, and Robert Schumann performed by Kazuki Yamada, the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, and bassonist Daniele Damiano, recorded in Lausanne, Switzerland. [France Musique]

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