My cup runneth over

There’s been a glut of excellent music performed live from YouTube channels that I follow in the last fortnight.  One of those channels is The Choir of Somerville College, Oxford’s channel who uploaded this performance of Wood’s Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in D given at Washington National Cathedral on July 1st 2014,  and Tallis’ If…

Alleluia (Exsultate, jubilate) – Aksel Rykkvin (boy soprano) – Stephen Hicks (piano) – Sept. 2015

Treble Aksel Johannes Skramstad Rykkvin sings "Alleluia" from "Exsultate, jubilate" (W.A.Mozart) during the opening concert of Røros Organ Festival 2015. Accompanist: festival director and cantor Stephen Hicks. Sept. 21th, 2015, Røros Church. http://www.ajsrykkvin.no Aksel is a boy soloist with the Children’s Chorus of the Norwegian National Opera ("Barnekoret ved Den Norske Opera & Ballett") and…

Michael Haydn, Requiem c-moll, Spring concert, 2015 – YouTube

Michael Haydn, Requiem c-moll, Spring concert, 2015 The Moscow Oratorio Society – artistic leader and conductor – Alexander Tsaliuk The Galina Vishnevskaya College Theatre Orchestra – artistic leader and conductor – Ayrat Kashaev Conductor – Alexander Tsaliuk Soloists: Olga Povstyanaya – Soprano Maia Avakyan – Alto Uriel Granat – Tenor Alexey Tyuhin – Bass Natalia…

Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904): Piano Quartet No. 2 in E flat, Op. 87- Janine Jansen & Friends – IKFU 2015 – Live Concert HD

Sometimes there’s a happy synchronicity and this weekend is one such there’s an excellent exposition of this piece by Stephen Johnson as part of  BBC Radio 3’s ‘Discovering Music’ series. It’ still available for on-line listening and well worth your while. You can hear it here: ▶ BBC Radio 3 – Discovering Music, Dvorak: Piano…