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!
Faced with silence from the UK Government about the future for the live performing arts, our director David Karlin argues that it’s time for the Culture Secretary to scrap his roadmap and take urgent action, citing five possible steps.
In the last week, Katy Raines from Indigo has surveyed 200,000 audiences from the Royal Opera to Dundee Rep. They have responded by saying that “Now is not the time to be dark” and Katy thinks we should listen to them.
Live from the concert hall
Join the Orchestre de Paris and their Music Director Designate, Klaus Mäkelä
Lisa Batiashvili and the Camerata Salzburg come “Together for Music”
The HK Phil showcases music from their upcoming 2020-21 season
Opera off the beaten track
The Ice Break | by Michael Tippett
When a Russian dissident is released after 20 years of imprisonment, he finds the world outside sinking into racial violence
Susannah | by Carlisle Floyd
Infused with the rhythms of Appalachia, it tells the story of a teenager falsely accused in an isolated religious community
Our latest reviews
Celebrate the composer’s birthday on 7th July with truly outstanding concerts!
Andrè Schuen’s dark baritone superbly captures the melancholic mood of Mahler’s songs
Das Lied von der Erde
Dame Sarah Connolly and Andrew Staples shine in a reduced arrangement by Iain Farrington
Symphony no. 7
In a special digital premiere performance, Pierre Boulez conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
The production will leave your head in a spin and your heart on a high
The Tsar’s Bride
In Dmitri Tcherniakov’s production free of folklore, media rules
RSNO | Edinburgh Festival
Christine Goerke gives an immense and mesmerising performance
The Importance of
A delightful comedy in a stunning open-air setting
A fascinating play written at the height of the campaign for votes for women
A powerful play confronting the hope and tragedy of revolution
For the young (or young at heart)…
Beautiful illustrations and puppetry from the Little Angel Theatre, London
OAE Tots Concert
Sing, clap and dance around the house with the orchestra’s double bassist
Walk like a penguin and stamp like an elephant