Opera / Classical Music

Live With Carnegie Hall - NEW

Tune in for top artists' behind-the-scenes stories, excerpts from past performances, and live musical moments. Coming soon: cellist Alisa Weilerstein plays and discusses Bach on May 28 at 2PM, and country singer Roseanne Cash explore protest songs on June 2 at 2PM.

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Carnegie Hall Fridays
Live @ National Sawdust - NEW

Hear the latest in new music as the Digital Discovery Festival showcases emerging and established artists through livestreams and masterclasses - and check out archival footage of NS' last five years. Up next: pianist Conrad Tao on June 2 at 6PM.

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National Sawdust
Metropolitan Opera: Nightly Streams - NEW

Watch streams from the world-class opera house at 7:30pm EDT each night. This week: On May 28,Trojan epic Les Troyens; bel canto favorites La Sonnambula on May 29 and L'Elisir D'Amore on May 30; and Salome on May 31. (pictured: Renée Fleming in Rusalka).

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Rusalka
New York Philharmonic: NY Phil Plays On - NEW

Visit the Phil's new portal for performance footage past and new. On May 28 at 7:30PM, watch Itzhak Perlman's 1982 performance of Brahms' and Mendelssohn's violin concertos, and hear his recent interview with Alec Baldwin.

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NYPhil
Baryshnikov Arts Center

Take a front row seat to 15 years of performances with free archival videos from artists such as toy pianist Phyllis Chen, virtuoso vocalist Joseph Keckler and ensemble yMusic. Each Thursday at 5PM EST, a new video is posted and will remain available through the following Tuesday at 5PM EST. 

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Baryshnikov Arts Center
Beth Morrison Projects: Opera of the Week

The NY-based new opera and music theater company is streaming a weekly opera on its website.

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Angel's Bone opera
Caramoor and New York Festival of Song

Enjoy an escape from NYFOS’ resident emerging singers at Caramoor, The Art of Pleasure, with songs by artists from Rachmaninoff to Leonard Bernstein to the Kinks, and a dose of humor from Tom Lehrer and Gabriel Kahane. 

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New York Festival of Song
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Stream Meet the Music educational concerts, full performances, and playlists.

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Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Lake George Music Festival

Catch live chamber music "quarantine concerts" and watch parties of archival footage - and fill out the festival's survey to let them know how you'd like to experience this year's music - online, as a drive-in experience, or however you can imagine.

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ETHEL

Connect digitally with string quartet ETHEL for premieres of full-length programs, livestreams, archival videos, and new programs with partners including The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Balcony Bar from Home series. 

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ETHEL
Metropolis Ensemble: House Music

This new virtual concert and commissioning series features bite-sized performances of newly commissioned, classical, and contemporary works from musicians sheltering around the country (pictured: Clarice Assad).

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Clarice Assad
On Site Opera Online

From community gardens to mannequin showrooms, On Site Opera's performances take virtual concertgoing to new places. Watch archival footage othrough the end of June (pictured: Murasaki's Moon, photo by Stephanie Berger).

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On Site Opera
Opera on Tap: Emmie and Harry’s

Join a virtual happy hour with a live musical soundtrack from Opera on Tap. Their online cabaret club includes nightly opera, classical, musical theater, comedy, singer-songwriters and creative mashups - some kid-friendly.

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Emmie and Harry's
Roulette TV

Explore the creative process of groundbreaking artists such as Pauline Oliveros, Robert Ashley, Sun Ra, Mary Halvorson, and Tyshawn Sorey through studio visits, performance footage, and interviews. 

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Roulette TV