Welcome to our weekly update with recommendations for concerts, opera, dance and theatre to stream while most venues are still closed, selected from our library of over 900 “(live) streamed” and “on demand” events. Enjoy!
Live from the concert hall
Marianne Crebassa, Asmik Grigorian and Gerald Finley join the Wiener Philharmoniker for Beethoven’s Ninth
The Academy of Ancient Music presents a programme of Baroque gems as part of the Live from London festival
Patricia Kopatchinskaja pairs two of Beethoven’s violin sonatas with works by Arnold Schoenberg and Anton Webern
Should the UK Arts Council rethink its strategy?
As the UK government endeavours to help the arts recover from COVID-19, what should our priorities be? Our director David Karlin argues for a rebalancing of the objectives aimed at spreading the arts more widely.
Anna Netrebko gives a remarkable Tatyana in Deborah Warner’s detailed production
The Turn of the Screw
Benjamin Britten’s spine-chilling opera will give you much-needed cold shivers
Das Wunder der Heliane
Korngold considered the opera his masterpiece, but it’s still a rare jewel in the repertoire
Vasily Petrenko conducts the European Youth Orchestra at Grafenegg’s stunning Wolkenturm
Alice Sara Ott sparkles in the brilliant passagework of the Third Piano Concerto
Thomas Søndergård and the RSNO let the Light Shine On at the Edinburgh Festival
Ballo del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma
This ballet is all about love, laws of attraction, the games we play, codes we abide by, and the deeper desires we sometimes wish to suppress
Víctor Ullate Ballet
Eduardo Lao reinvents this classic by emphasising its comical spirit and taking it to a cybernetic laboratory specialised in artificial intelligence
For the young (or young at heart)…
Scottish Opera’s The Telephone is a delicious bite-sized chunk of romantic opera
Andris Nelsons and the Wiener Philharmoniker raise the roof with Mahler’s Sixth Symphony
Scottish Ballet’s evening at the International Festival offers moments of beauty and innovation