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Experience opera and ballet online
To our community of opera and ballet lovers,
During this Covid-19 crisis, recordings and digital performances engage our minds and hearts and afterwards, live performances will assist in bringing our community back together. Despite being closed, some of our organizational members offer exciting online alternatives to live performances. In the following weeks, we will dedicate our page to share information regarding live streaming services, online workshops and exciting ideas from our member organizations.
Bayerische Staatsoper (Germany)
The Bayerische Staatsoper will ensure that you don't miss their most iconic creations. Every Monday at 8:35pm, live and free of charge on STAATSOPER.TV, a live concert of lieder, solo instrumentalists, chamber music and dance performances will be diffused. Moreover, their online service offers free live streams for opera and ballet. These performances will then be available to be watched for some definite time periods. You can also discover and listen also to the productions of the Bayerische Staatsoper's orchestra on the radio BR-KLASSIK.
Il Trovatore by Verdi available from March 14th to 28th
Lucia di Lammermoor by Donizetti from March 25th to April 8th
Ratmansky/Dawson/Eyal live on May 23rd and available to stream from May 25th to 26th
Castor et Pollux live on June 28th and available to stream from June 30th to July 30th
Falstaff live on July 11th and available to stream from July 13th to 14th
Die tote Stadt live on July 19th and available to stream from July 21st to 22nd
Radio broadcasts on BR-KLASSIK
Birmingham Royal Ballet (United Kingdom)
The Birmingham royal ballet is working hard to create new content and to re-share some of their favourites from past years to help keep you entertained during the isolation. Check their website and follow their social medias Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for home performances of the artists and extracts of performances!
CCN - Ballet de Lorraine (France)
The CCN - Ballet de Lorraine's latest productions will now be available to stream on their Vimeo page. Discover some of their most recent productions such as Record of Ancient Things, For Four Walls, and Discofoot a documentary about the sport mixing football and dance. Moreover, you can be involved in a participative online choreographic process on their Facebook page.
Record of ancient things by Petter Jacobsson and Thomas Caley from March 19th to 26th
For Four Walls de Petter Jacobsson et Thomas Caley as of March 26th until April 2nd
Discofoot as of March 27th until April 3rd
Chaillot - Théâtre national de la Danse (France)
Don't worry, Chaillot has been thinking about you and about ways to entertain you while staying at home. Not only you can stream creations from international choreographers but you also also have the possibility to watch artist interviews during the confinement on their Instagram and to get access to Chaillot's recommandations of books to read on the topics of dance and choreography.
DECA DANCE by Ohad Naharin / Batsheva Dance Company
Sadeh 21 by Ohad Naharin / Batsheva The Young Ensemble
I'm going to toss my arms, if you catch me they're yours by Trisha Brown
Opal Loop by Trisha Brown
Watermotor by Trisha Brown
Mirror and music by Saburo Teshigawara
Skid by Damien Jalet
Vessel by Damien Jalet
Danzaora by Rocio Molina
Impulso by Rocio Molina
Inanna by Carolyn Carlson
Rencontre by Carolyn Carlson et Eva Yerbabuena
O Senseï - Stance II by Catherine Diverrès
La jeune fille et la mort by Thomas Lebrun
La Pastorale by Thierry Malandain
El Djoudour, les racines by Abou Lagraa
Allegria by Kader Attou
Danish National Opera (Denmark)
While looking forward to welcome you back to the theater, the Danish National Opera gives you access to the art at home, in your living rooms. Stream performances from their repertoire, discover behind the scenes, working out and training videos and even some content selected especially for children.
Die Fledermaus by Strauss
Drot og marsk by Heise
Alice in Wonderland by Wheeldon
La Bohème by Puccini
Napoli by Bournonville
Dutch National Opera & Ballet (Netherlands)
There’s something for everyone on the Dutch National Opera & Ballet's online platform, featuring "keep singing" and "keep dancing" videos, games, and including a special section for younger audiences. They will be broadcasting regular live streams of exciting performances that have been performed on our stage in recent years.
Le Barbier de Séville by Rossini
Ritratto by Jeths
Adagio Hammerklavier by van Manen
English National Ballet (United Kingdom)
For any professional dancers (and for the ballet curious!) wishing to keep active and positive during these uncertain times, tune in for this special Company class taught by Artistic Director Tamara Rojo.
Festival d'Aix-en-Provence (France)
So that time doesn't weigh on you, discover in streaming the Festival d'Aix's biggest successes on the platforms of their media partners.
Requiem by Mozart until April 4th
Tosca by Puccini until July 10th
The Rake's Progress by Stravinski until July 10th
Don Giovanni by Mozart
Finnish National Opera and Ballet (Finland)
To keep you company, the Finnish Opera and Ballet lets you stream some of their most incredible opera and ballet productions. First, on the occasion of the Mozart festival on Opera Vision, Don Giovanni will be available to be watched on-demand. Then some of their biggest classics will be made available online to stream on their website.
Don Giovanni by Mozart
The Little Mermaid by Greve
Das Rheingold by Wagner
Pipi Longstocking by Isberg
Tosca by Puccini
The Flying Dutchman by Wagner
The Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky
Irish National Opera (Ireland)
In order to patiently wait for the return to the stage of the Irish National Opera's productions, one can access some of their most recent pieces online. You can stream both "Madame Butterfly", "La Cenerentola", and "Orfeo ed Euridice".
Madame Butterfly by Puccini
La Cenerentola by Rossini
Orfeo ed Euridice by Gluck
Hofesh Shechter (United Kingdom)
During this time when many of us find ourselves indoors, Hofesh Shechter Company ensures you get the opportunity to watch some dance performances and that you get the chance to express yourself with your body. Discover Clown a macabre danced comedy of murder and desire that asks, how far will we go in the name of entertainment. If you need to express yourself and to let your mind escape, put on headphone, listen to Hofesh Shechter's podcast "Everyday moments" with fuel theatre. This podcast is designed to be listened to alone, in a dark space, is an invitation to move without inhibition – the way you always wished you could when no one is watching.
"Everyday moments" by Hofesh Shechter
Muziektheater Transparant (Belgium)
As most of their upcoming performances are being postponed to later this year and to next year, you are still be able to connect with Muziektheater Transparant by watching their performances
Nights Damage : Aubergine by McFadden
Diary of one who disappeared by Janaček as of April 26th
Nationaltheater Mannheim (Germany)
In order to keep in touch Nationaltheater Mannheim will continue to to play for you online content. In the series "Große Bühne" (Big Stage), they show excerpts and recordings of their productions every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, which are available online for several days. In addition, through their "Master Classes" artists give tips and instructions on how to pass the time at home. In the podcast "HANDWASHING", two actors talk to guests about things that would actually happen now but cannot happen; those that must happen now and those that happen now but should never happen. Facebook and Instagram will also be featured and invite to exchange ideas!
Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria by Monteverdi
Short Stories by Emma Kate Tilson, Věra Kvarčáková and Julia Headley on April 3rd until 10th
Maria Stuart by Friedrich Schiller on April 4th
Phantom Alone at Home or Waiting for Opera : Episode II on April 5th
Music salon // Home: From Couperin to Rameau on April 6th
Nederlands Dans Theater (Netherlands)
These are difficult times for everybody but it won't stop the Nederland Dans Theater to connect you to digital artistic alternatives to performances.
Short Cut by Hans van Manen
Mutual Comfort by Edward Clug
Stop-Motion by Sol León and Paul Lightfoot
Operadagen Rotterdam (Netherlands)
Operadagen Rotterdam streams one of their summer's festival favourite performances every Thursday. The performances are available 24 hours, from Thursday 12.00 hours to Friday 12.00 hours.
Reading Salomé - Richard Strauss, Johannes Müller & Philine Rinnert April 9th
Night damage: Aubergine - Claron McFadden & Music Theatre Transparent April 16th
YIOV - Roman Grygoriv, Illia Razumeiko & Vlad Troitskyi April 23th
Minuet - LOD music theatre April 30th
Opera Ballet Vlaanderen (Belgium)
Now that you cannot come to their theaters, Opera Ballet Vlaanderen brings their performances to you. They have selected the best performances from the past seasons, so you can enjoy everything that opera and ballet have to offer from the comfort of your living room.
La Juive by Halévy
Parsifal by Wagner
Rusalka by Dvorak
Bach Studies choreographed by Millepied
Ma Mère l'Oye choreographed by Verbruggen
Opéra Comique (France)
As of March the 25th, Opéra Comique will publish some of their most beautiful works online. Macbeth Underworld, L'Inondation, Ercole Amante, Le Comte Ory, La Nonne sanglante, Le Timbre d’argent, Orphée et Eurydice, Manon, Miranda and many more. The schedule of diffusion will be updated on their social media pages. The first one, Macbeth Underworld, a co-production with Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie/de Munt, was originally cancelled for safety reasons and is now available online. The theatre also offers two productions for children La Princesse légère and Le mystère de l'écureuil bleu.
L'Innondation by Filidei and Pommerat as of March 25th at 8pm
Kein Licht by Manoury as of March 25th at 8pm (Winner of the FEDORA - Rolf Liebermann Prize for opera 2016)
Ercole Amante by Buti as of April 1st at 11am
La Nonne Sanglante by Scribe and Delavigne as of April 1st at 8pm
Le Comte Ory by Scribe as of April 1st at 8pm
Le mystère de l'écureuil bleu as of April 16th at 4pm
Opéra de Lyon (France)
Barbe-Bleue by Offenbach from April 2nd to 16th
Don Giovanni by Mozart from April 9th to 23rd
Carmen by Bizet from April 16th to 30th
La flûte enchantée by Mozart from April 23rd to June 23rd
Atvakhabar Rhapsodies by Marcia Barcellos and Karl Biscuit from April 30th to May 14th
Le comte Ory by Rossini from May 7th to 21st
Opéra national de Paris (France)
Opéra national de Paris offers you the possibility to watch their latest production and some of their classics online. This service is limited to France.
Manon by Massenet from March 17th to 22nd
Giselle by Jean Coralli from March 19th to April 5th
Les Indes Galantes by Jean-Philippe Rameau (no time limit of availability)
3 concerts from the Tchaikovsky Cycle from March 17th to May 3rd
Don Giovanni by Mozart from March 23rd to 29th
Le Lac des cygnes by Tchaikovsky from March 30th to April 5th
Le Barbier de Séville by Rossini from April 6th to 12th (link to come)
Soirée Robbins from April 13th to 19th (link to come)
Les Contes d’Hoffmann from April 20th to 26th (link to come)
Carmen by Bizet from April 27th to May 3rd (link to come)
Opéra Orchestre National Montpellier Occitanie (France)
Until the theatre's doors reopen, the French institution lets you listen to recordings of the orchestra, the opera's chorus and even their junior chorus on Soundcloud. Their online selection also includes their podcast "L'Orchestre, mode d'emploi".
Recordings of the orchestra and the choruses
Opera Philadelphia (United States of America)
In order to take a break from your routine and to enjoy opera at home, Opera Philadelphia lets you discover their playlist of five short video clips from recent Opera Philadelphia productions.
Opéra de Rouen Normandie (France)
Get access to exclusive behind the scenes videos on Opéra de Rouen Normandie's production of Madame Butterfly. Moreover, your children can learn more about classical music and opera though their game "Orchestra Lab".
Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel (Belgium)
To keep your days at home more pleasant, the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel shares with you some of the highlights of their last season. Discover masterclasses, concertos and more exciting content such as Outhere Music “A Tribute to Ysaÿe” 5 CD box on Spotify!
Music Chapel Garden Party with Lorenzo Gatto & J.J. Kantorow
The Four Seasons by Vivaldi
Music Chapel Open Lab Public Masterclass with Gary Hoffman & Christine J. Lee
Royal Opera House (United Kingdom)
The Royal Opera house is presently shuttered indefinitely, with every production put on hold. Tune in to the Covent Garden institution's Facebook page or March 27 – ‘Peter and the Wolf’ (Royal Ballet, 2010)April 17 – ‘The Metamorphosis’ (Royal Ballet, 2013) YouTube channel at the right time and you can bring a programme of high art into your living room.
Peter and the Wolf by Profokiev on March 27th
Acis and Galatea by Haendel on April 3rd
Così fan tutte by Mozart on April 10th
The Metamorphosis by Pita on April 17th
Gloriana by Britten on April 24th
The Winter's Tale by Wheeldon on May 1st
Royal Swedish Opera (Sweden)
The Royal Swedish Opera presents OPERAN PLAY, the digital channel of the royal Swedish Opera.
Don Quixote by Minkus
Die Walküre by Wagner
Candide by Bernstein
Sadler's Wells (United Kingdom)
Deluxe by Ballet Boyz from March 27th to April 2nd
Tom by Wilkie Branson
Rumpelstiltskin by BalletLORENT
Staatsoper Unter den Linden (Germany)
Until April 19th, every day Staatsoper Unter den Linden publishes a new recording of an opera or a concert on their website. The productions will be available during 24 hours from noon to noon. Check regulary their social media and website to follow their digital repertoire! They started with Carmen, which is now available despite the cancellation of the premiere on March 12th.
Special thanks to our Platform Member Freunde und Förderer der Staatsoper Unter den Linden for sharing this information with us!
Die Zarenbraut by Rimsky-Korsakow as of March 30th
Der Nussknacker by Tchaikovsky as of March 31st
Il Trovatore by Verdi as of April 1st
The Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky as of April 2nd
Hippolyte et Aricie by Jean-Philippe Rameau as of April 3rd
Symphonies 1 to 4 by Johannes Brahms as of April 4th
Così fan tutte by Mozart as of April 5th
Tannhäuser by Wagner as of April 6th
Tristan und Isolde by Wagner as of April 8th
Symphonies 4 to 9 by Bruckner as of April 9th
Parsifal by Wagner as of April 10th
Concertos for piano 1 to 5 by Beethoven as of April 11th
Violetter Schnee by Furrer as of April 14th
Die Verlobung im Kloster by Prokojew as of April 15th
Der Rosenkavalier by Strauss as of April 16th
Der Spieler by Sergej Prokofjew as of April 17th
Sonatas for piano 1 to 32 by Beethoven as of April 18th
Manon by Massenet as of April 19th
Teatro alla scala (Italy)
Are you curious about the history of the mythical institution? Then you should follow Il Teatro alla Scala on Facebook to discover their series of posts "IT HAPPENED AT LA SCALA". These small historical anecdotes will take you back into the history of the theater and share with you some of the most famous performances which took place there.
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées (France)
Because we all need comfort and music, the French theater offers you some of their most classic productions online.Les Noces de Figaro by Mozart until June 6th
Teatro Regio di Parma (Italy)
The Italian institution offer three initiatives to keep up with their productions. Festival Verdi Home Streaming proposes 11 opera in HD, each one available for 24 hours, from March 20th to April 10th. Festival Verdi Immersive 360° offers the audience the emotion of feeling right at the center of the stage, together with the artists on stage. Il Regio a tua casa is a programme which lets you discover more about the Opera House and their latest productions with videos and podcasts.
La traviata by Verdi on March 20th
Nabucco by Verdi on March 22th
Rigoletto by Verdi on March 24th
Falstaff by Verdi on March 26th
Aida by Verdi on March 28th
La Forza del Destino by Verdi on March 30th
Macbeth by Verdi on April 1st
Il Corsaro by Verdi on April 3rd
Ernani by Verdi on April 5th
Stiffelio by Verdi on April 7th
Don Carlo by Verdi on April 9th
Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie/de Munt (Belgium)
Even though the theatre's doors are closed, La Monnaie launches a virtual online season from March 21st to the end of the Easter holidays. On their website, la Monnaie lets you stream making-offs, extracts, interviews and entire performances such as Macbeth Underworld (in collaboration with Opéra Comique), Aida and many more.
Lucio Silla by Mozart
Aida by Verdi
Tristan und Isolde by Wagner
La Gioconda by Ponchielli
Le Conte du tsar Saltane by Rimski-Korsakov
Frankenstein by Grey
Macbeth Underworld by Pascal Dusapin
Teatro di San Carlo (Italy)
In order to keep you entertained, Teatro di San Carlo releases a very complete selection from their repertoire on Facebook and other social media pages.
The Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky as of March 25th
Ermione by Rossini as of March 28th
Zilberkant / Laca as of March the 30th
Manon Lescaut by Puccini as of April 1st
Pulcinella by Stravinski as of April 6th
La Dame aux Camélias by Davis as of April 8th
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