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19 March 2020

FEDORA's Activities

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

Home from home

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! 

Record of ancient things

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

Ero s onoga svijeta

Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb (Croatia)

Productions are brought to your screen on Youtube! Rediscover Croatians classics by the Creation National theatre in Zagreb.

Dark Landscape

Peter Pan by Bjelinski 

A Hero from that world by Jakov Gotovac

Die Fledermaus

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

Ballet class with Tamara Rojo

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.

Ballet class with 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 

Don Giovanni

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 

La Cenerentola

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

La Fiancée Vendue

Garsington Opera (United Kingdom)

Watch Garsington Opera's classic La Fiancée Vendue and Le Nozze di Figaro on OperaVision. Regarding this Mozart opera, Garsington opera organizes at home workshops and discussions on their Facebook page.

La Fiancée Vendue by Smetana

Le Nozze di Figaro by Mozart 


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 

Nightshade : Aubergine

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

Die Heimkehr des Odysseus

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 

Short Cut

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

Reading Salomé

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 

Bach Studies

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 

Kein Licht

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.

Macbeth Underworld 

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

Atvakhabar Rhapsodies

Opéra de Lyon (France)

Opéra de Lyon is happy to offer a wide selection of entire productions of opera and ballet to discover on their website and on france.tv

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)

L'Orchestre mode d'emploi

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

L'orchestre mode d'emploi

Denis & Katya

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.

Opera on the Couch

Madame Butterfly

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".

Butterfly les coulisses 1

Butterfly les coulisses 2

Butterfly les coulisses 3

Butterfly les coulisses 4 

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

Outhere Music

Peter and the Wolf

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 

Kids' Saturdays 

Candide by Bernstein

Musical lunches 


Sadler's Wells (United Kingdom)

Sadler's Wells presents programme of full-length dance performances and workshops online, to keep you entertained and connected through dance,  wherever you are in the world while their live stages are dark. Performances will be able to watch live and for seven days on their Facebook page. In addition, the company will organise a series of online dance workshops specially created for families with young children and over 60s to help you take part at home.

Deluxe by Ballet Boyz from March 27th to April 2nd

Tom by Wilkie Branson

Rumpelstiltskin by BalletLORENT

Der Rosenkavalier

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 

Il pirata

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. 

Le Dialogue des Carmélites

Théâtre des Champs-Élysées (France)

Because we all need comfort and music, the French theater offers you some of their most classic productions online. 

Dialogues des Carmélites by Poulenc from March 20th to April 2nd

Les Noces de Figaro by Mozart until June 6th 


Teatro La Fenice (Italy)

La Fenice offers you the possibility to discover some of greatest performances online.

Semiramide by Rossini 

Orlando Furioso by Vivaldi 

Theater Magdeburg (Germany) 

The German institution will keep entertaining you while the theater is closed. Follow Theater Magdeburg on Facebook to discover videos from actors, singers, and dancers who share with you some thoughts or artistic content from their home! 

Festival Verdi Home Streaming

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 

La Bohème

Teatro Real (Spain)

Myoperaplayer is an online platform where you can suscribe and for a membership fee you can access all of the Teatro's repertoire.

Lear by Reinmann 

Fidelio by Beethoven 

La Traviata  by Verdi 

Iris by Mascagni 


Teatro Regio Torino (Italy)

Teatro Regio Torino lets you stream some of their most classic performances on Youtube . Discover classics such as Carmen and Nabucco by staying on the sofa!

Carmen by Bizet

Il matrimonio segreto by Cimarosa

Nabucco by Verdi

Macbeth Underworld

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

Il lago dei cigniCorpo di Ballo del Teatro di San Carlo Balletto

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. 

Cenerentola by Prokofiev (Act 1 and Act 2 and 3)

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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