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East Anglia Music and Arts - online events

Coronavirus: while live events are cancelled, I am compiling a list of streamed events, many of them free. For links to websites, click details

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   Melbourne Recital Centre, Six Chamber concerts details
   Melbourne Symphony Orchestra live, Six concerts currently available, including Rimsky Korsakov, Schumann, Beethoven Mendelssohn., Free via YouTube, a Concert every Thursday at 7.30 pm (9.30 am UK time) details
   London Philharmonic Online, series of free concerts details
   Schedule of online free musical events, from ClassicalMPR details
   Barbican Centre London, a wide selection of online offerings details
   Bavarian State OperaMonday Concerts, via website livestream details
   Berliner Philarmoniker OrchestraConcert Archive, Some 600 concerts are in the archive. Free trial offered, Digital Concert Hall. details
   Budapest Festival OrchestraQuarantine soirées, Chamber music details
   English Touring OperaA series of events on You Tube details
   Finnish National Opera and BalletCarl Orff: Carmina Burana and other performances, Stage 24 0nline free details
   London Symphony OrchestraAlways Playing, Archive recordings of full-length concerts are being streamed at 7.30pm (BST) on Thursdays and 7pm on Sundays. More than 500 videos on the LSO YouTube channel details
   Los Angeles Philharmonic OrchestraStreamed recitals and concerts details
   Monteverdi Choir and OrchestraA selection of concerts, including Bach: Cantata of the week and the first five Beethoven Symphonies and Monteverdi's Vespers details
   Music in FelixstoweWednesday concerts, at 11.30 am . Previous live streams also available, streamed via Facebook details
   Orchestra of the Age of EnlightenmentThe Show Must Go On(line), Includes quarantine sessions with musicians playing ensemble from their homes and a series of other events details
   Orchestra of the Royal Opera HouseBach: Double Violin Concerto in D Minor, Handel: Alleluliah Chorus, played remotely while social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic., via YouTube details
   Saffron HallChineke! Orchestra and Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Samuel Coleridge-Taylor---- Ballade in A minor---- Joseph Haydn (1732-1809): Cello Concerto No. 1 in C---- Fauré Élégie in C minor; Brahms): Symphony No. 2 , and other events on the website details
   Staatsoper Unter den Linden BerlinDaily performances streamed online, free, some only available in Germany, Daily performances streamed online, free details
   Sydney Opera HouseDigital Seaon, a wekly programme of different kinds of music plus on demand concerts including Handel's Messiah, Mahler's, Klagende Lied and Bach's Goldberg Variations for chamber orchestra details
   Wigmore HallLunchtime recitals, a daily series of special broadcasts via Radio 3 at 1 pm and also streamed from the website for most of June. Artists include: Stephen Hough (piano), Lucy Crowe (soprano), Sean Shibe (guitar), Nicholas Daniel (oboe), Steven Isserlis (cello), Hyeyoon Park (violin), Roderick Williams (baritone),Imogen Cooper piano), Lestyn Davies (countertenor),Angela Hewitt (piano), Mark Padmore (tenor) with Mitsuko Uchida (piano) FULL LIST and details on the website. Past concerts available to stream free details
   Wigmore Hallvideo library, almost 50 concerts available to stream via YouTube details

   Marquee TV, Many productions, including from the Royal Opera House, the Royal Shakespeare Company, Glyndebourne, Bolshoi Ballet, Teatro Real, Opera Zurich . For desktop, iOS and Android. Free 14 day trial then £8.99 per month or £63.99 per year details
   Broadway shows, a wide selection includes Swan Lake, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Peter Pan, Present Laughter, Romeo and Juliet, Salomé (film), Swan Lake, Brokeback Mountain, Indecent, Holiday Inn, Kinky Boots, .Moses, The King and I, Oklahoma, Peter Pan, Cats, Carousel, 42nd Street, An American in Paris., via Broadway HD, $8.99 per month subcription after 7-day free trial details
   Wind in the Willows, From London's West End, Rent for £2.99 details
   Andrew Lloyd Webber, various shows streamed free on Fridays for 48 hours, via YouTube details
   Les Misérables, the West End show in a staged version available to download via Sky, Amazon or iTunes Store for £9.99, of which £5 goes to charities. details
   Dutch National Opera and BalletRimsky-korsakov: The Legend Of The Invisible City Of Kitesj, a fairy tale and parable about oppression and political arrogance, to 15 Aug details
   Dutch National Opera and BalletShostakovich: Lady Macbeth Of Mtsensk, Eva-Maria Westbroek and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. English subtitles, to 11 Aug details
   Dutch National Opera and BalletWillem Jeths Ritratto,, a new opera based on the life of the arts patron Luisa Casati details
   English National OperaHandel: Semele, with Rosemary Joshua, John Mark Ainsley and Sarah Connolly. Fine production but poor video quality. No subtitles although sung in English., Free details
   English National OperaGilbert & Sullivan:The Mikado, The famous Jonathan Miller production: ENO's 14th revival staged in 2015 with Mary Bevan as Yum-Yum and Richard Stuart as Ko-Ko details
   Garsington OperaMozart: Le Nozze di Figaro, the 2020 production. 3 hrs, to 25 Sep, via YouTube details
   Garsington OperaDavid Sawer: The Skating Rink, a new opera `by the British composer based on the novel by Roberto Bolaño. A musical version of a romantic thriller., to 8 Dec details
   Glyndebourne MusicHoward Moody: Agreed, free via You Tube details
   Glyndebourne MusicOpen House, Performances direct from the opera house every Sunday from 24 May at 5 pm. Free details
   Glyndebourne MusicDonizetti: Don Pasquale, and other productions, via Marquee TV subsciption, free trial details
   Glyndebourne MusicRavel Double Bill, L’heure espagnole and L’enfant et les sortilèges, to 5 Jul details
   Komishe Oper BerlinPuccini: La Bohème, sung in Italian with English subtitles, to 17 Jul details
   Komishe Oper BerlinTchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, to 31 Jul, From 1 May, 7 pm details
   Komishe Oper BerlinMassenet: Pelléas et Melisande, with English subtitles, to 8 Jul details
   Komishe Oper BerlinJaromír Weinberger: Spring storms, an espionage operetta sung in German with English subtitles, to 24 Jul details
   Komishe Oper BerlinArnold Schönberg: Moses and Aron, to 12 Sep details
   La Monnaie / De MuntWagner: Tristan & Isolde, Sung in German with English subtitles. Isolde: Ann Petersen, Tristan:Bryan Register. La Monnaie's chorus and orchestra., to 22 Oct details
   Metropolitan Opera New York, The MetLiveArts, The Mother of Us All, opera by Gertrude Stein and Virgil Thomson 1hr 42 min, via YouTube details
   Monteverdi Choir and OrchestraMonteverdi's three operas: : Orfeo, L'incoronazione di Poppea and Il Ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria, Staged productions filmed at at Teatro La Fenice, Venice, in 2017 details
   Moscow State Stanislavsky Music TheatreTchaikovsky: The Queen of Spades, sung in Russian with English subtitles, to 5 Nov details
   Moscow State Stanislavsky Music TheatreProkofiev: War And Peace, With a cast 400 on stage. Including 70 principal singers. Sung in Russian with English subtitles, to 26 Nov details
   Norrwegian National Opera and BalletBritten: Billy Budd, in modern dress (uniforms), in English with English subtitles details
   Opera NorthBritten: The Turn of The Screw, post-produced version first streamed live on OperaVision on 21 February 2020 1hr 51 mins, via YouTube and OperaVision details
   Opera NorthWagner: the Ring Cycle, All four operas from the acclaimed 2016 productions, from the website or YouTube details
   Opera NorthLeonard Bernstein: Trouble in Tahiti, a 50 minute opera details
   Opera/Ballet VlaanderenDvorak: Rusalka, with English subtitles. Each character represented on stage by a singer and a dancer., to 14 Aug details
   Royal Opera HousePuccini: La bohème, Richard Jones’s production, to 16 Jul details
   Royal Opera HouseRichard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier, with Kiri Te Kanawa, Anne Howells, Aage Haughland, Barbara Bonney, conducted by Georg Solti, sung in German, no subtitles. details
   Royal Opera HouseSzymanowski: Krol Roger, sound only,with Mariusz Kwiecien in the title role and conducted by Antonio Pappano., to 13 Jul, on BBC Sounds details
   Royal Opera HouseAntonio Pappano explores his favourite pieces, HOUSE MUSIC The ROH music director gives a weekly analysis at the piano of his favourite opera pieces,., including from La Traviata, Parsifal, Lucia di Lammermoor, Peter Grimes. All available online via Facebook, via Facebook details
   Royal Opera HouseJohann Strauss: Die Fledermaus, 1983 production with Kiri Te Kanawa, old recording in German with subtitles details
   Royal Swedish OperaPuccini: Madama Butterfly, Sung in Italian with English subtitles, to 17 Jul details
   Teatro Comunale ModenaPuccini: La Bohème, Oct 2019 production, via YouTube details
   Teatro Municipale di PiacenzaVerdi: Falstaff, production Jan 2020, via YouTube details
   Teatro Real de MadridBizet: Carmen, sung in French details
   The Grange Festival HampshireBernstein: Candide, with The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and The Grange Fesival Chorus, dir Christoper Liuscombe, to 5 Jul, no end date given details
   Vienna State OperaBizet: Carmen, The Zeffirelli production with Nadia Krasteva, Massimo Giordano, Anna Netrebko . 2 hr 37 min, via YouTube details

Saturday 4 July
   Metropolitan Opera New YorkMozart: Don Giovanni, with Marina Rebeka, Barbara Frittoli, Mojca Erdmann, Ramón Vargas, Mariusz Kwiecien, Luca Pisaroni, and Štefan Kocán, conducted by Fabio Luisi. From October 29, 2011., all day from 00:30 am to 11.30 pm UK time details

Sunday 5 July
   Glyndebourne MusicRichard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier, Richard Jones’s , time-travelling production with Kate Royal as the Marschallin and Tara Erraught as Octavian., to 12 Jul details
   Metropolitan Opera New YorkDonizetti: Don Pasquale, with Beverly Sills, Alfredo Kraus, Håkan Hagegård, and Gabriel Bacquier, conducted by Nicola Rescigno. From January 11, 1979., to 5 Jul, all day from 00:30 am to 11.30 pm UK time details

Monday 6 July
   Metropolitan Opera New YorkRossini: La Donna del Lago, with Joyce DiDonato, Daniela Barcellona, Juan Diego Flórez, John Osborn, and Oren Gradus, conducted by Michele Mariotti. From March 14, 2015., to 6 Jul, all day from 00:30 am to 11.30 pm UK time details

Tuesday 7 July
   Metropolitan Opera New YorkPuccini: La Bohème, with Sonya Yoncheva, Susanna Phillips, Michael Fabiano, Lucas Meachem, Alexey Lavrov, and Matthew Rose, conducted by Marco Armiliato. From February 24, 2018., to 7 Jul, all day from 00:30 am to 11.30 pm UK time details

Wednesday 8 July
   Metropolitan Opera New YorkVerdi: Il Trovatore, with Éva Marton, Dolora Zajick, Luciano Pavarotti, and Sherrill Milnes, conducted by James Levine. From October 15, 1988., to 8 Jul, all day from 00:30 am to 11.30 pm UK time details

Thursday 9 July
   Metropolitan Opera New YorkMozart: Così fan tutte, with Susanna Phillips, Isabel Leonard, Danielle de Niese, Matthew Polenzani, Rodion Pogossov, and Maurizio Muraro, conducted by James Levine. From April 26, 2014., to 9 Jul, all day from 00:30 am to 11.30 pm UK time details

Friday 10 July
   Metropolitan Opera New YorkZandonai: Francesca da Rimini, with Eva-Maria Westbroek, Marcello Giordani, and Mark Delavan, conducted by Marco Armiliato. From March 16, 2013., to 10 Jul, all day from 00:30 am to 11.30 pm UK time details

Saturday 11 July
   Metropolitan Opera New YorkTchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, with Anna Netrebko, Piotr Beczala, Mariusz Kwiecien, and Alexei Tanovitski, conducted by Valery Gergiev. From October 5, 2013., to 11 Jul, all day from 00:30 am to 11.30 pm UK time details

Sunday 12 July
   Glyndebourne MusicBritten: Billy Budd, Glyndebourne’s first production. directed by Michael Grandage, with Jacques Imbrailo in the title role; conducted by Mark Elder., to 19 Jul details
   Metropolitan Opera New YorkPuccini: Madama Butterfly, with Hui He, Elizabeth DeShong, Bruce Sledge, and Paulo Szot, conducted by Pier Giorgio Morandi. From November 9, 2019., to 12 Jul, all day from 00:30 am to 11.30 pm UK time details
   The Grange Festival HampshireMozart: Le Nozze Di Figaro, With The Academy of Ancient Music and The Grange Festival Chorus, from thr 2019 festival, to 12 Aug, no end date given details

Monday 13 July
   Metropolitan Opera New YorkWagner: Tristan und Isolde, with Jane Eaglen, Katarina Dalayman, Ben Heppner, Hans-Joachim Ketelsen, and René Pape, conducted by James Levine. From December 18, 1999., to 13 Jul, all day from 00:30 am to 11.30 pm UK time details

Sunday 19 July
   Glyndebourne MusicRossini: The Barber of Seville, Annabel Arden’s 2016 production with Danielle de Niese, Alessandro Corbelli and Björn Bürger., to 26 Jul details

   Dutch National Opera and BalletDavid Dawson : Two Ballets, Citizen Nowhere, a solo danced by Edo Wijnen and Overture, based on Antoine de Saint-Exupery's The Little Prince details
   English National BalletA weekly programme of Live events details
   Royal BalletWoolf Works, Wayne McGregor’s ballet triptych was inspired by the writings of Virginia Woolf and has an original score by Max Richter. details
   Royal BalletMen at the Barre, inside the Toyal Ballet details
   Sadler's Wells Digital StageA programme of free dance performances and workshops, via You Tube details

   Marquee TV, Many productions , including from the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal Opera House, Glyndebourne, Bolshoi Ballet, Teatro Real, Opera Zurich . For desktop, iOS and Android. Free 14 day trial then £8.99 per month or £63.99 per year details
   BBC iPlayerShakespeare: eight plays , one ballet, from The Globe: The Tempest and A Midsummer Night's Dream. From the Royal Shakespeare Co: Much Ado about Nothing, Othello, The Merchant of Venice, Romeo and Juliet,Macbeth, Hamlet plus The Royal Ballet: Romeo & Juliet- Beyond Words details
   Globe Theatre LondonInteractive workshops for teenagers, on Shakespeare. Adults must be present at the session; tickets £40-£20 according to choice. Each session 1 hour with up to 15 households taking part., via Zoom details
   Globe Theatre London, FREE online, Shakespeare: Macbeth, in 90 minutes for young people, available until schools re-open details
   Globe Theatre London, rent or buy, Shakespeare, most of his plays and some others, Globe Player online details
   National Theatre Collection onlineFree drama for students, Registration required details
   National TheatreLes Blancs, Yaël Farber directs the final play by Lorraine Hansberry: a work that confronts the hope and tragedy of revolution., to 9 Jul details
   National TheatreOne play a week, from 7 pm every Thursday. Each play available for 7 days, Free via YouTube. details
   Original Theatre OnlineThe Croft, by Ali Milles,, £4.17 details
   Royal Shakespeare Company18 productions, available to stream on Marquee TV. After the free trial, Marquee TV costs £8.99 per month or £69.99 per year., via Marquee TV (subscription, 14 day free trial) details
   Royal Shakespeare CompanyShakespeare: Six playsMacbeth (2018) with Christopher Eccleston and Niamh Cusack Hamlet (2016), with Paapa Essiedu Romeo and Juliet(2018) Much Ado About Nothing (2014) Othello (2015), with Hugh Quarshie and Lucian Msamati The Merchant of Venice (2015), Free via YouTube details
   WhatsOnStageAn excellent list, of free online stage shows, musicals and opera including The Importance of Being Earnest, What The Butler Saw, Pride and Prejudice (musical), live readings of Shakespeare plays (the Show Must Go On), details

Thursday 9 July
   National TheatreTerence Rattigan: The Deep Blue Sea, with Helen McCrory, to 16 Jul details

Thursday 16 July
   National TheatrePeter Shaffer: Amadeus, with the Southbank Sinfonia orchestra live, to 23 Jul details

   Ashmolean Museum OxfordYoung Rembrandt, with an introduction from exhibition curator An Van Camp, and exploration of the exhibition section by section. details
   BBC Culture in quarantineVirtual Festival of the Arts, includes access to exhibitions, Shakespeare performances with the Royal Shakespeare Co and New drama, Free fom BBC iPlayer and BBC Four details
   Google Arts and CultureVirtual tours, of galleries and other sites , and many other features at various times details
   National GalleryVirtual tours, All search the whole collection details
   National GalleryBehind The Scenes, A series of videos and features on demand; and online discussions via Zoom, (free but booking essential) details
   Royal Academy LondonDavid Hockney, Exhibition on Screen details
   The British MuseumOnline access, including search of its collections , virtual tours with Google's street view and two virtual galleries details
   Victoria and Albert MuseumExhibition – Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk, A five part curator's tour details