The fine arts are still bringing a variety of great performances, ranging from classic opera performances to wanderlust symphonies, all the way to thought provoking plays and exuberate musicals. These performances are a great way to enjoy and relax on the couch or to just have on in the background while working from home. Check out these amazing upcoming events:
WAGNER WEEK: The drama! The laughs! The tears of laughter and heart-break! The oh so many lavish tones and harmonies! Romantic composer Richard Wagner brings it all with some of his most famous works this week.
Mon. Oct. 5- “Tristan und Isolde” (Tristan and Isolde)
Tues. Oct. 6- “Tannhäuser”
OCT.7- OCT.10 FEATURES WAGNER’S BIGGEST WORK, “DER RING DES NIBELUNGEN” (THE RING CYCLE) IN FOUR COMPLETE OPERAS:
Wed. Oct. 7- “Das Rheingold” (The Rheingold)
Thurs. Oct. 8- “Die Walküre” (The Valkyrie)
Fri. Oct. 9- “Siegfried”
Sat. Oct. 10- “Götterdämmerung” (Twilight of the Gods)
Sun. Oct. 11- “Parsifal”
From Playbill’s website, here is a list of current and upcoming live stream performances as well as the websites each one can be accessed on:
Oct. 9-15-”Julius Caesar”- StAnnsWarehouse.org
Oct. 16-22-”Henry IV”- StAnnsWarehouse.org
Oct. 16-18- “The War of the Worlds”- The Shows Must Go On YouTube channel
Oct. 23- 29- “The Tempest”- StAnnsWarehouse.org
Nov. 6- “One Man, Two Guvnors”- pbs.org/broadwayonpbs
Nov. 12- “Adding Machine”- Finborough Theatre’s YouTube channel
STREAMING NOW: “My Beautiful Launderette”- CurveOnline.co.uk
Note: Available until the Curve Theatre opens back up.
“Romeo and Juliet”- Shakespeare’s Globe’s YouTube channel
Note: Available until Feb. 2021.
Tues. Oct. 13- The Admiral Drive-In Theatre will show Beethoven’s “Mass in C” featuring the Tulsa Chorale. Tickets are $20 per car.
Oct. 8-18- “A Night at Jacob’s Pillow” will be available to stream on the Houston Ballet’s website. Tickets are currently on sale now on the Houston Ballet’s website.
The L.A. Philharmonic has a number of performances that are now streaming on their website. Here are a few titles:
John Adams’ new piano concerto, “Must the Devil Have all the Good Tunes? Mvt. 1”
“The Spirit of Music” with conductor Gustavo Dudamel
The LA Philharmonic performs “Aquarium” from the Carnival of the Animals with pianists Katia and Mariell Labeque.
LA PHILHARMONIC Recitals at Home Series featuring the following musicians and some of the pieces they’re performing at home:
Violinist Rebecca Reale
Associate principal clarinetist Burt Hara
Cellist Johannes Moser performing Bach
Violinist Mark Kashper performing Bach
Principal flutist Denis Bourlakov
Chris Hanulk and Marla Casale, the principal bass and harpist playing a trio of harp duets.
The LA Phil’s percussionists playing colorful jazz tunes from the early 20th century for five marimbas and drums.
Associate Principal James Wilt playing Philip Collins
First Associate Concertmaster Nathan Coles playing Bach
ARCHIVES from the LA PHIL:
From the LA Phil archives comes the Nov. 2019 production of Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring” with Dudamel conducting this pulse pounding intense piece.
Another beautiful, lush piece pulled from the archives is Beethoven’s “Symphony No.6 Mvt. 1”with Dudamel conducting the LA Philharmonic.
Big bands are all the rage at the legendary Hollywood Bowl, such as jazz group Pink Martini performing “Sympathique (Je ne veux pas travailler)” from 2017.
Gustavo Dudamel leads the LA Phil at the Hollywood Bowl with this gorgeous take on Tchaikovsky’s “Symphony No.4, Mvt. 4”.
These performances and so much more are to come in the upcoming weeks for you to discover and love!