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Just because you can’t make it to the concert hall doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy great music! Many organizations across the world are making performances available for free or reduced cost, and we have gathered a list of a few resources to help you get started.
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Fourth of July Concerts & Livestreams
the philadelphia orchestra
Join the Philadelphia Orchestra on Thursday, July 2, at 7:00 PM for the Let Freedom Ring Fourth of July celebration, featuring pieces by John Philip Sousa, Valerie Coleman, Leonard Bernstein, Claude Debussy, Carlos Surinach, and Elton John! The recording will be available online for 9 days after it airs.
The Chesapeake Orchestra and the St. Mary’s College of Maryland are coming together for the next installment of the virtual summer music series, “A Traditional 4th in an Unconventional Way!” The livestream, airing on Friday, July 3 at 6:00 pm CST, will feature jazz artist Hilary Kole performing from New York City, the Southern Maryland Community Gospel Choir, Chesapeake Orchestra Brass, Bryan Bourne, trombone; fire trucks in “Hosedown,” Ballet Caliente, and a special presentation of fireworks.
Boston Pops players, the Boston Symphony and the Middlesex Country Volunteer Fifes and Drums will celebrate our everyday heroes with the Salute to Our Heroes livestream event, featuring newly-created recorded music, videos of previously recorded performances and a pre-recorded fireworks display! Tune in to Bloomberg Live Stream TV on July 4th at 7:00pm CST to catch the show.
Join host John Michael Russell and members of the Cincinnati Pops for a spectacular FREE livestream event with special guests—live from the stage of Music Hall. Visit the CSO Website at 6:00 pm CST on Saturday, July 4 to watch the live video performance.
st. louis symphony orchestra
The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra has gathered all of their Songs of America segments and made them available on demand, with links to notes about why these songs were selected, and how they represent the important voices in American music.
milwaukee symphony orchestra
The MSO has launched a new weekly streaming program, Musical Journeys, which will feature new episodes every Friday afternoon for you to enjoy on demand, on any audio-enabled device.
Hosted by Music Director Ken-David Masur and featuring interviews with Milwaukee Symphony musicians, these recordings are hand-curated by Maestro Masur from the orchestra’s extensive audio archive.
Philadelphia symphony orchestra
The Philadelphia Orchestra and Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin performed BeethovenNOW: Symphonies 5 & 6 concert to an empty Verizon Hall for live broadcast on Thursday, March 12 on Facebook Live, making the performance available online. You can also experience the Philadelphia Orchestra On Demand.
The musicians of the Seattle Symphony have generously volunteered to share free broadcasts with everyone during this time of uncertainty. All broadcasts can be streamed through the Symphony’s social media channels on YouTube and Facebook.
the Greene space
Watch essential conversations and intimate performances, streamed live from New York
chamber music society of lincoln center
Watch listen and interact with the Chamber Music Society’s digital recordings, music videos and live streams.
The Met’s series of free opera streams, “Nightly Met Opera Streams” start at 7:30 pm ET, and will begin with Bizet’s Carmen, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin and starring Elīna Garanča and Robert Alagna. Due to unprecedented demand and web traffic, we recommend you access the stream through the Met Opera on Demand apps for Apple, Amazon, and Roku devices and Samsung Smart TV. The performances will remain available for 20 hours.
jazz at lincoln center
JALC will intensify efforts to make available digital concerts, educational programs and other music and video to those who are isolated, sequestered, and in need of community.
Joe’s Pub Live!: The Public Theater’s Joe’s Pub
Facilitating social connectivity during this time of physical distancing, Joe’s Pub remains dedicated to supporting performing artists at every stage of their careers through sharing concerts with audiences each Thursday, Friday & Saturday night at 8PM Eastern.
Digital Concert Archives
milwaukee symphony orchestra
Committed to providing ways for you to enjoy music until we’re able to gather together again in a concert setting, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra has made their planned performance of Beethoven’s Fifth available online for free, with no log-in or password required.
88Nine has new programming, available on their airwaves 24/7, to help you learn, dance and connect.
young people’s concert play
Welcome to a library of educational concerts available for on-demand streaming, along with a host of interactive features to help you get even more out of the concert experience
The Digital Concert Hall is now free for everyone. Use code BERLINPHIL before March 31 to access hundreds of artists, concerts and films.
saint paul chamber orchestra
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra has made past performances available online with a free account.
detroit symphony orchestra
Several of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s previous concert seasons are now available to watch free for the next month.
Melbourne symphony orchestra
The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra invites you to join the MSO YouTube channel to enjoy free MSO live streams over coming days and weeks.
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