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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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   Schedule of online free musical events, from ClassicalMPR details
   Barbican Centre London, a wide selection of online offerings details
   Melbourne Recital Centre, Six Chamber concerts details
   London Philharmonic Online, series of free 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
   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
   Metropolitan Opera New YorkMet Stars Live in Concert, A series of 12 pay-per-view recitals From around the world, each $20 from the Met website. From July 18 to December 19. Concerts available for 12 days., to 18 Dec details
   Metropolitan Opera New York, live pay-per-view recital, Jonas Kaufmann in Polling, Bavaria, 6pm, to 7 Aug, Price $20; starts 6pm UK time; available for 20 days. 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 Hallvideo library, almost 50 concerts available to stream via YouTube 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

Saturday 1 August
   Metropolitan Opera New York, live pay-per-view recital, Renée Fleming in Washington, D.C., 6pm, to 21 Aug, Price $20; starts 6pm UK time; available for 20 days. details

Sunday 16 August
   Metropolitan Opera New York, live pay-per-view recital, Robert Alagna and Aleksandra Kurzak in Èze, France, 6pm, to 5 Sep, Price $20; starts 6pm UK time; available for 20 days. details

Saturday 29 August
   Metropolitan Opera New York, live pay-per-view recital, Lise Davidsen in Oslo, 6pm, to 17 Sep, Price $20; starts 6pm UK time; available for 20 days. details

Saturday 12 September
   Metropolitan Opera New York, live pay-per-view recital, Joyce DiDonato in Barcelona, 6pm, to 9 Oct, Price $20; starts 6pm UK time; available for 20 days. details

Saturday 26 September
   Metropolitan Opera New York, live pay-per-view recital, Piotr Beczala and Sondra Radvanovsky in Barcelona, 6pm, to 16 Oct, Price $20; starts 6pm UK time; available for 20 days. details

Saturday 10 October
   Metropolitan Opera New York, live pay-per-view recital, Anna Netrebko in Vienna, 6pm, to 10 Oct, Price $20; starts 6pm UK time; available for 20 days. details

Saturday 24 October
   Metropolitan Opera New York, live pay-per-view recital, Diana Damrau and Joseph Calleja in Malta, 6pm, to 13 Nov, Price $20; starts 6pm UK time; available for 20 days. details

Saturday 7 November
   Metropolitan Opera New York, live pay-per-view recital, Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena in Switzerland, 6pm, to 27 Nov, Price $20; starts 6pm UK time; available for 20 days. details

Saturday 21 November
   Metropolitan Opera New York, live pay-per-view recital, Sonya Yoncheva in Berlin, 6pm, to 11 Dec, Price $20; starts 6pm UK time; available for 20 days. details

Saturday 12 December
   Metropolitan Opera New York, live pay-per-view recital, Bryn Terfel in Wales, 6pm, to 1 Jan, Price $20; starts 6pm UK time; available for 20 days. details

Saturday 19 December
   Metropolitan Opera New York, live pay-per-view recital, Angel Blue in New York City, 6pm, to 7 Jan, Price $20; starts 6pm UK time; available for 20 days. 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
   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
   Andrew Lloyd Webber, various shows streamed free on Fridays for 48 hours, via YouTube 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
   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 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 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 MusicVerdi: Falstaff, updated to post war Windsor, with Christopher Purves., to 2 Aug 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
   Komishe Oper BerlinTchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, to 31 Jul, From 1 May, 7 pm 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 YorkRichard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier, with Renée Flemng, all day from 00:30 am to 11.30 pm UK time 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 TheatreProkofiev: War And Peace, With a cast 400 on stage. Including 70 principal singers. Sung in Russian with English subtitles, to 26 Nov details
   Moscow State Stanislavsky Music TheatreTchaikovsky: The Queen of Spades, sung in Russian with English subtitles, to 5 Nov details
   Norwegian National Opera and BalletBritten: Billy Budd, in modern dress (uniforms), in English with English subtitles 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 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/Ballet VlaanderenDvorak: Rusalka, with English subtitles. Each character represented on stage by a singer and a dancer., to 14 Aug details
   Royal Opera HouseThe re-opening: highlights of opera broadcasts, to 7 Aug, BBC Four details
   Royal Opera HouseRossini: The Barber of Seville, to 8 Aug, BBC Radio 3 details
   Royal Opera HouseOpera Italia, introduced by Antonio Pappano, Music Director of The Royal Opera.The last of three episodes expires on 1 Aug, to 1 Aug, BBC Four iPlayer details
   Royal Opera HouseWagner: Tristan and Isolde, to 27 Jul, BBC Radio details
   Royal Opera HouseRichard Strauss: Electra, to 3 Aug, BBC Radio 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 HouseGounod: Faust, to 30 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 HouseJohann Strauss: Die Fledermaus, 1983 production with Kiri Te Kanawa, old recording in German with subtitles 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 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
   Vienna State OperaBizet: Carmen, The Zeffirelli production with Nadia Krasteva, Massimo Giordano, Anna Netrebko . 2 hr 37 min, via YouTube details

Monday 27 July
   Metropolitan Opera New YorkPuccini: La Fanciulla del West, with Eva-Maria Westbroek, Jonas Kaufmann, and Željko Lucic, conducted by Marco Armiliato. From October 27, 2018, all day from 00:30 am to 11.30 pm UK time details

Tuesday 28 July
   Metropolitan Opera New YorkDonizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor, wit1h Natalie Dessay, Joseph Calleja, Ludovic Tézier, and Kwangchul Youn, conducted by Patrick Summers. From March 19, 2011., to 28 Jul, all day from 00:30 am to 11.30 pm UK time details

Wednesday 29 July
   Metropolitan Opera New YorkPuccini: Tosca, with Karita Mattila, Marcelo Álvarez, and George Gagnidze, conducted by Joseph Colaneri. From October 10, 2009., to 29 Jul, all day from 00:30 am to 11.30 pm UK time details

Thursday 30 July
   Metropolitan Opera New YorkVerdi: Rigoletto, with Ileana Cotrubas, Plácido Domingo, and Cornell MacNeil, conducted by James Levine. From November 7, 1977., to 30 Jul, all day from 00:30 am to 11.30 pm UK time details

Friday 31 July
   Metropolitan Opera New YorkVerdi: Il Trovatore, with Sondra Radvanovsky, Dolora Zajick, Marcelo Álvarez, and Dmitri Hvorostovsky, conducted by Marco Armiliato. From April 30, 2011., to 31 Jul, all day from 00:30 am to 11.30 pm UK time details

Saturday 1 August
   Metropolitan Opera New YorkDvorák: Rusalka, with Kristine Opolais, Katarina Dalayman, Jamie Barton, Brandon Jovanovich, and Eric Owens, conducted by Mark Elder. From February 25, 2017, all day from 00:30 am to 5 pm 2 Aug UK time details

Sunday 2 August
   Metropolitan Opera New YorkVerdi: Ernani, with Leona Mitchell, Luciano Pavarotti, Sherrill Milnes, and Ruggero Raimondi, conducted by James Levine. From December 17, 1983., to 2 Aug, all day from 00:30 am to 11.30 pm UK time details

Monday 3 August
   Metropolitan Opera New YorkWagner: Die Walküre, with Christine Goerke, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Jamie Barton, Stuart Skelton, Greer Grimsley, and Günther Groissböck, conducted by Philippe Jordan. From March 30, 2019., to 3 Aug, all day from 00:30 am to 11.30 pm UK time details

   Dutch National Opera and BalletThe Prometheus Project, world première details
   English National BalletA weekly programme of Live events details
   Royal BalletMen at the Barre, inside the Toyal Ballet 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
   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 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 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
   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
   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

   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 from 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