Housebound? Hear Free Music Online: Metropolitan Opera and More

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Tuesday March 17, 2020 - 05:56:00 PM

Beginning last evening and continuing for the next two weeks, the Metropolitan Opera is screening a different opera every night for FREE on its website, beginning with its 2010 production of Carmen. Each opera will be available to watch on demand until 3:30pm the following day. Enjoy!

Additional upcoming classical concerts being live-streamed:

16, 17 & 18 March, 18:45 GMT: Musicians from the Budapest Festival Orchestra perform ‘Quarantine Soirées’ from the BFO Rehearsal Hall. 

Visit: bfz.hu 

18 march, 19:30 ET: Fleur Barron (mezzo-soprano) and pianist Julius Drake perform Beethoven and Mahler.
Visit: 92y.org 

19 March, 19:30 GMT: London Symphony Orchestra and François-Xavier Roth perform works by Bartók and Stravinsky, with violinist Isabelle Faust.
Visit: youtube.com 

20 March, 18:00 GMT: The Finnish National Opera performs Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin.
Visit: oopperabaletti.fi 


21 March, 18:00 GMT: Orchestra of the J.S. Bach Foundation performs Bach’s Cantata BWV 106 ‘Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit’.
Visit: bachstiftung.ch 

22 March, 19:30 GMT: Iestyn Davies (countertenor) and Thomas Dunford perform ‘England’s Orpheus’ at the Wigmore Hall in London.
Visit: wigmore-hall.org.uk 

4 April, 14:00 GMT: Barbara Hannigan and Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra perform Alban Berg’s Violin Concerto with violinist Veronika Eberle.
Visit: gso.se 

6 April, 19:30 GMT: Leon McCawley (piano) performs Schubert, Schumann, Grieg and Janáček at the Wigmore Hall in London.
Visit: wigmore-hall.org.uk 

20 April, 19:00 GMT: National Youth Orchestra of Germany & Christoph Altstaedt perform music by Beethoven and Brett Dean.
Visit: www.digitalconcerthall.com 


Classical music organizations that have made their streamed concert archives available for free: 

The Metropolitan Opera – ‘Nightly Met Opera Streams’ (free)
Visit: metopera.org 

Berlin Philharmonic – ‘Digital Concert Hall’ (free)
Visit: digitalconcerthall.com 

Wigmore Hall – ‘Live Stream’ (free)
Visit: wigmore-hall.org.uk 

Bavarian State Opera – ‘Staatsopera TV’ (free)
Visit: staatsoper.de/en/tv 

Vienna State Opera – ‘Continues Daily Online’ (free)
Visit: wiener-staatsoper.at 

Detroit Symphony Orchestra – ‘DSO Replay’ (free)
Visit: livefromorchestrahall.vhx.tv 

Gothenberg Symphony Orchestra – ‘GSO Play’
Visit: www.gso.se/en/gsoplay/ 

Budapest Festival Orchestra – ‘Quarantine Soirées’
Visit: bfz.hu