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Perchance to Stream: Almost 13th Anniversary 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.

  • Schubert's Winterreise, performed last month by baritone Christian Gerhaher and pianist Gerold Huber, at the Schubertiade Schwarzenberg. [Ö1]

  • From the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, a concert by the Quatuor Arcanto, with music by Purcell, Britten, and Beethoven, followed by cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras as soloist with the Orchestra de Chambre de Paris, recorded in Paris. [France Musique]

  • From the Théâtre de l'Archevêché at the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra plays music by Handel and Bach, including the fifth Brandenburg Concerto. [France Musique]

  • Mikko Franck conducts Puccini's Madama Butterfly, with Ermonela Jaho, Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Bryan Hymel, and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, recorded at Les Chorégies d'Orange, preceded by a recital by pianist Frédéric Vaysse-Knitter. [France Musique]

  • Watch the production of Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg from the Glyndebourne Festival. [Glyndebourne]

  • Listen to Bernard Haitink conduct the New York Philharmonic in Mahler's ninth symphony, recorded this past April. [NY Phil]

  • Cantus Cölln, conducted by Konrad Junghänel, performs Bach cantatas (BWV 172, 131, and 234), recorded last May in the Kirche St. Joseph in Speyer, as part of the Schwetzinger Festival. [Ö1]

  • The Dresdner Barockorchester and Kammerchor, conducted by Hans-Christoph Rademann, perform Heinrich Schütz's Aus den "Psalmen Davids" at the Tage Alter Musik Regensburg in May. [Ö1]

  • A performance of Offenbach's Ba-Ta-Clan, conducted by Jean-Christophe Keck, recorded in the Salle Pasteur of the Corum de Montpellier. [France Musique]

  • A concert by the Wiener Philharmoniker with conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada and violinist Hilary Hahn, recorded last month. [Ö1 | Part 2]

  • The Proms opened on Friday night in London: you can listen to the performances. [BBC Proms]

  • Listen again to Benjamin Godard's Dante, starring Véronique Gens, with Ulf Schirmer conducting the Munich Radio Orchestra. [Ö1]

  • From the Styriarte Festival, Karina Canellakis leads Concentus Musicus Wien in the second and seventh symphonies of Beethoven, recorded last month in Graz. [Ö1]

  • Listen to the conclusion of Opera North's Ring Cycle, with this performance of Götterdammerung. [BBC3]

  • Watch more concerts from the Flâneries Musicales d'été de Reims. []

  • Listen to the performances from the Sydney International Piano Competition. [BBC Classic]

  • From the Festival Radio France Montpellier Occitanie, music by Nielsen (Aladdin), Ravel (Shéhérazade), and Rimsky-Korsakov (Shéhérazade) recorded at the Opéra Berlioz, with Michaël Schonwandt leading Karine Deshayes, Lambert Wilson, and the Orchestre National Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon. [France Musique]

  • Semyon Bychkov leads the Sommernachtskonzert of the Wiener Philharmoniker at the Schönbrunn Park, with Katia Labèque and Marielle Labèque playing Poulec's Concerto for Two Pianos, plus music by Bizet, Berlioz, and Ravel. [Ö1]

  • A recital by violinist Ragnild Hemsing and pianist Tor Espen Aspaas, with music by Grieg, Johan Svendsen, Nielsen, and Lasse Thoresen, recorded at the Schwetzinger Festival. [Ö1]

  • The Artemis Quartet plays music by Mozart, Grieg, and Eduard Demetz at the Wiener Konzerthaus. [Ö1]

  • A recording of Rimsky-Korsakov's opera Sadko, starring Vladimir Galusin (Sadko) and Marianna Tarassova (Ljubawa), recorded live at the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg in 1993. [Ö1]

  • Listen to concerts from the Montreux Jazz Festival. [France Musique | Part 2]


Eric Pease said...

I've only been a reader for a little over a year but I wanted to thank you for the Perchance To Stream weekly posts. I imagine it's alot of work to keep track of the links and I really do appreciate these wonderful posts.

Happy almost anniversary!

~Eric P
San Francisco CA

Charles T. Downey said...

Thanks, Eric -- glad you enjoy them!