Classical Music

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Classical Music

Explore classical music made available online by performing arts centres and artists from around the world including works by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, the London Symphony Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic and many more.

Alma Deutscher a young British composer, pianist and violinist, has recorded a special COVID-19 cheer up message.

Australian Chamber Orchestra have released their HomeCasts digital season featuring new recordings, live streamed performances, access to archival recordings, in-depth interviews and more.

Berlin Philharmonic is offering free access to all concerts and films in its Digital Concert Hall.

Camerata, Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra have launched a free online series called 5@5 featuring orchestra members performing for 5 minutes each day at 5pm.

Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw Orchestra has a huge array of past concerts to watch. There’s also conducting masterclasses and documentaries.

Brussel’s famous opera house La Monnaie’s YouTube channel is a treasure trove of full operas, individual arias and a plethora of interviews and behind the scenes videos. Highlights include full performances of Aida, Tristan und Isolde and the Tale of Tsar Saltan.

London Symphony Orchestra is providing a program of full-length concerts twice a week along with artist interviews, playlists and activities.

Melbourne Digital Concert Hall is now streaming pay-for-play concerts.

Melbourne Recital Centre are bridging the gap with a range of performances from the last few years with a variety of artists from the Australian String Quartet to Punch Brothers.

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra is offering a number of recorded performances along with livestreams where possible.

Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra has a range of online content including concert streams and virtual performances recorded by the musicians in isolation.

The Philadelphia Orchestra is streaming past and previously unreleased performances.

The 92nd Street Y’s streaming archives have recordings of classical concerts, and there are upcoming live streams from the likes of the Junction Trio (violinist Stefan Jackiw, pianist Conrad Tao and cellist Jay Campbell) and pianist Jonathan Biss.