Opera / Classical Music

New and recently updated listings of upcoming events are marked NEW, followed by ongoing events listed alphabetically.

Most recent update: Sept. 15, 2020.

Caramoor - NEW

Newly minted Avery Fisher Prize winner and New York Philharmonic principal clarinetist Anthony McGill performs Jessie Montgomery's Peace along with works by Brahms and Weber in a livestreamed recital Oct. 2 at 8PM.

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Anthony McGill
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra - NEW

Join the BPO for its new season from anywhere in the world! Performances will be live-streamed starting Sept. 26 as JoAnn Falletta conducts Copland’s Appalachian SpringVivaldi’s The Four Seasons, and Starburst, by Jessie Montgomery, a past finalist of the national Sphinx Competition for young Black and Latinx classical string players.

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BPO
Metropolitan Opera - NEW

Opera’s greatest stars perform in a groundbreaking new series of pay-per-view recitals in striking locations around the globe, each live via satellite and shot with multiple cameras. Oct. 10 at 1PM, soprano Anna Netrebko sings excerpts from some of her signature roles, as well as exciting selections that she’s never before performed with the company.

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Rusalka
SPAC at Home - NEW

Watch live performances by classical stars such as genre-bending trio Time For Three, Sept. 19 at 8PM.

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SPAC
Lincoln Center

Experience highlights of Harlem Week, including the Abyssinian Mass by Wynton Marsalis, and singer Davóne Tines' music-theater piece based on Langston Hughes' The Black Clown

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Chevalier
Live With Carnegie Hall

Tune in for top artists' behind-the-scenes stories, excerpts from past performances, and live musical moments. 

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Carnegie Hall Fridays
New York Philharmonic: NY Phil Plays On

Visit the Phil's portal for performance footage past and new, including a spotlight on clarinetist Anthony McGill performing Copland's Clarinet Concerto.

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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
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
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
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