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Perchance to Stream: Summer Vacation 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 the production of Berg's Wozzeck from the Zurich Opera, with Fabio Luisi leading a cast starring Christian Gerhaher and Brandon Jovanovich. [ARTE]

  • Listen to a performance of Ambroise Thomas's Hamlet, recorded in April at the Göteborg Opera in Sweden, with Henrik Schaefer leading a cast starring Thomas Oliemans (Hamlet), Ditte Højgaard Andersen (Ophelia), Paul Whelan (Claudius), and Katarina Karnéus (Gertrude). [Ö1]

  • Listen to the the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, under Iván Fischer, perform Beethoven's seventh symphony. [AVRO Klassiek]

  • Cellist Truls Mørk joins the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France for Prokofiev's Symphonie concertante, plus Marzena Diakun conducts Bartok's Concerto for Orchestra. [France Musique]

  • Pianist Lars Vogt and conductor Alan Gilbert join the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, with music by Nielsen, Rouse, and Mozart, recorded in Munich last December. [Ö1]

  • From Salisbury Cathedral, the choir Vox Luminis performs sacred music by members of the Bach family, culminating in Johann Sebastian's powerful motet Jesu meine Freude. [BBC3]

  • Watch Semyon Bychkov lead pianist Kirill Gerstein and the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra in a performance of Rachmaninov's second piano concerto. [ARTE]

  • Under conductor Stefano Barneschi, countertenor Franco Fagioli joins the Basel Chamber Orchestra for a recital of opera arias by Cavalli, Haendel, Lully, Porpora, and others. [France Musique]

  • Pianist Daniil Trifonov plays a recital at the Wigmore Hall in London, with music by Brahms, Schubert, and Rachmaninov. [BBC3]

  • Watch some of the concerts of the Palazetto Bru Zane Festival from the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord in Paris. []

  • Listen to Alan Gilbert conduct the New York Philharmonic in Sibelius's violin concerto (with Leonidas Kavakos as soloist), Shostakovich's The Age of Gold Suite, and Esa-Pekka Salonen's Karawane, recorded in March. [NY Phil]

  • From Vienna, Semyon Bychkov leads the Webern Symphonie Orchester in Mahler's fifth symphony, plus Mozart's D minor piano concert with soloist Jasminka Stancul. [Ö1]

  • Olga Borodina and the Choeur de Radio France join conductor Daniele Gatti for his "concert d'adieu" with the Orchestre National de France, performing music of Prokofiev and Honegger. [ARTE | France Musique]

  • Listen to four excerpts from concerts of the Orchestre National de France conducted by Daniele Gatti, including Beethoven's sixth symphony, Stravinsky's Jeu de cartes, Dutilleux's Mystère de l'instant, and Debussy's Jeux. [France Musique]

  • Jaap van Zweden conducts Mahler's first symphony and Prokofiev's third piano concerto with the New York Philharmonic. [NY Phil]

  • Watch Andrés Orozco-Estrada conduct the Frankfurt Radio Symphony and pianist Javier Perianes, in music by Janacek, Martinu, and Falla. [ARTE]

  • Philippe Jordan leads the Wiener Symphoniker and the Singverein der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien in Mahler's third symphony, with Michaela Schuster as soloist. [Ö1]

  • The Scottish Chamber Orchestra and pianist Kit Armstrong open the Mozartfests Würzburg, with music by Kraus, Mozart, and Strauss. [BR-Klassik]

  • The BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sakari Oramo, plays the second symphony of Alan Hovhaness, Andrew Norman's Switch, and Strauss's Eine Alpensymphonie, with percussionist Collin Currie. [Ö1]

  • Recent concerts by the Orchestre des Champs-Elysées in Brussels, conductted by Philippe Herreweghe, and the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, conducted by Osmo Vänskä. [BBC3]

  • Organist Margaret Phillips plays a recital of mostly French music at the Royal Festival Hall, for the Southbank's International Organ Festival. [BBC3]

  • Cellist Kian Soltani and pianist Aaron Pilsan play duets by Schumann, Schubert, Schnittke, and Shostakovich, recorded at the Swarowski Kristallwelten. [Ö1]

  • From last December, the Belcea Quartet plays music by Beethoven and Thomas Larcher, recorded at the Wiener Konzerthaus. [Ö1]

  • From the Festival de Pâques in Deauville, music of Bach, Mozart, and Boccherini performed by harpsichordist Jean Rondeau and fortepianist Justin Taylor with the Quatuor Cambini and friends. [France Musique]

  • A concert by the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra and harpsichordist Andreas Staier, playing music by Telemann, Bach, and Fasch, recorded in Warsaw in 2015. [Radio Clásica]

  • From May 2015, Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in an all-Ravel program, including Mother Goose Suite, La damoiselle élue (with Kate Royal and Elodie Méchain), and L’enfant et les sortilèges. [CSO]

  • Lars Vogt conducts the Royal Northern Sinfonia in Sibelius's Seventh Symphony and Mozart's Requiem. [BBC3]

  • The Ensemble de Caelis performs Roman polyphony from the 12th century, recorded in the church of San Miguel Arcángel de Moralzarzal (Madrid) in 2013. [Radio Clásica]

  • Martyn Brabbins conducts the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in Elgar's Cello Concerto with soloist Alban Gerhardt, plus music by Walton and John Pickard, recorded in Cardiff. [BBC3]

  • Listen to music by Yan Maresz, Magnus Lindberg, and Witold Lutoslawski performed by the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, conducted by Julien Leroy. [France Musique]

  • The Quatuor Ebène and friends play music of Schubert and Schumann, recorded at the Festival de Pâques in Deauville. [France Musique]

  • Anthony Marwood joins the Sydney Symphony Orchestra for Steven Mackey's violin concerto Beautiful Passing. [ABC Classic]

  • From the Wiener Konzerthaus, Roberto Zarpellon leads the Orchestra Lorenzo da Ponte, with harpischordist Wolfgang Glüxam, in music by Cimarosa, Haydn, and Beethoven. [Ö1]

  • Violinist Ji Won Kim joins the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra for music by Mozart, Haydn, and Schumann, under conductor Gerard Korsten. [ABC Classic]

  • Listen to a recital by mandolin player Avi Avital, recorded in April at the Auditorium du Louvre. [France Musique]

  • Have a listen to the recording of Gluck's Iphigénie en Tauride, starring Pilar Lorengar (Iphigénie), Walton Groenroos (Orestes), Franco Bonisolli (Pylades), and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Thoas), recorded in 1982 in Munich. [Ö1]

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