Courtesy of the Boston Orchestra Symphony

Streaming Performances just in time for the upcoming break!

The show must go on! Here is a list of upcoming performances here in the United States.

THE METROPOLITAN OPERA PRESENTS “FROM THE BAROQUE TO THE PRESENT: A TWO WEEK TOUR OF OPERA HISTORY” PART 1 (THE FIRST WEEK OF THE PROGRAM)
Mon. Nov. 2- “Rodelinda”- Handel
Tues. Nov. 3- “Orfeo ed Euridice”- Gluck
Wed. Nov. 4- “Idomeneo”- Mozart
Thurs. Nov. 5- “Semiranide”- Rossini
Fri. Nov. 6- “La Forza del Destino”- Verdi
Sat. Nov. 7- “Romeo et Juliette”- Gournod
Sun. Nov. 8- “Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg”- Wagner

THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA:
The Phil Orchestra is carrying out their season by hosting online performances, held on their “Digital Stage.” Tickets can be bought on their website.
Thurs. Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. – “Dvorak’s Serenade”
Sun. Nov. 8 at 8 p.m. – “Sight/ Sound/ Symphony- Encore Performance”
Thurs. Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. – “Brandon Marsalis Plays Villa- Lobos”
Thurs. Nov. 19 at 8 p.m. – “The Four Seasons and Gil Shaham”
Thurs. Nov. 26 at 8 p.m. – “Florence Price’s Symphony No. 1”
Thurs. Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. – “Yannick Leads Mahler 4”
Thurs. Dec. 10 at 8 p.m. – “Bronfman/ Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3”
Thurs. Dec. 17 at 8 p.m. – Special Selections of “The Nutcracker”

THE KENNEDY CENTER:
The Kennedy Center is slowly adding new videos onto their website:
Ballet- “Tiler Peck Honors Patricia McBride- 2014 Kennedy Center Honors”
Ballet and Contemporary Dance- “’ Blueprint’ from ‘DEMO: Now’ by Damian Woetzel”

BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA:
Like many orchestras, due to social distancing, the BSO has had to make adjustments to their performances. Fortunately, they have partnered with classical music radio station 99.5 WCRB to have their shows broadcasted on Saturday and Monday evenings at 8 p.m. Here is a list of upcoming performances:
Sat. Nov. 7 at 8 p.m. – “Liszt, Chin, and Schumann” with conductor Ken-David Masur and pianist Louie Lortie
Sat. Nov. 14 at 8 p.m. – “Helmchen’s Symphony Hall Debut”- This includes Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 and music from Bartok.
Sat. Nov. 21 at 8 p.m. – “Nelsons Conducts Shostakovich’s Fifth”- All works are conducted by Andris Nelsons with Isabelle Faust as the soloist for Alban Berg’s Violin Concerto.
Sat. Nov. 28 at 8 p.m. – “Bronfman Plays Bartok”- Andris Nelsons conducts all the works of the evening and Yefim Bronfman is the piano soloist for Bartok’s Piano Concerto No. 2.
Sat. Dec. 12 at 8 p.m. – “An Evening of French Music with Renee Fleming”- Fleming sings carefully selected French-language songs.
Sat. Dec. 19 at 8 p.m. – “Tchaikovsky’s ‘The Nutcracker’”- The BSO brings to life one of Tchaikovsky’s greatest works for both orchestra and ballet.

COLORADO BALLET:
The Colorado Ballet has taken the opportunity to stream performances online on their website. Here are a few behind the scenes videos and performances:
“Hope: Live at Sculpture Park”
“When a Dancer Retires”
“Lyric for Life”
“Principal Dancer Overcomes Cancer”
“Giselle”- Special Preview
“Looking back and Season Highlights”- This shows all the amazing dances of the Colorado Ballet.
“Season Outtakes and Unseen Moments”

THE SHOW MUST GO ON!- OFFICIAL YOUTUBE PAGE
They are indeed right — the show must go on! Every Friday, this YouTube page streams full length shows. Aside from this, they also have songs that you can belt out in your room. Here are a few musicals:
“The Phantom of the Opera”
“Cats”
“Hairspray”
“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat”
“Jesus Christ Superstar”
“Love Never Dies”
Full Length Show:
“Midnight Tango”
“Being Shakespeare”

STEVIE NICKS:
This year has not stopped Nicks from being 24-carat-gold! She will perform again in 2021. In recent weeks, she uploaded music as well as some snippets from her concert on her official YouTube.

I am so excited for these performances! I am excited for each one- I love seeing how dedicated each artist is, bringing the performance to life. If I had to choose, I am most excited for the Boston Symphony Orchestra. They are amazing. I hope you find something you like! Good luck and enjoy!

Post Author: Karelia Alexander