Art Online

Even though we can’t welcome you to QPAC at the moment, we can still bring together some of the most amazing art and artists from around the world.

Even though we can’t welcome you to QPAC at the moment, we can still bring together some of the most amazing art and artists from around the world.

In almost every country artists and creatives are singing, reading, drawing and chatting with audiences direct from their homes.

We have put together the below list which we will continue to update. If you’d like your event to be included, please email with the subject line Art Online.

For Children


Concerteenies with Polly Ives is a live music series for babies, toddlers and their grownups available free online.

Snow Mouse is a delightful production for children under four presented by The egg and Travelling Light Theatre from Bath in the UK.

Treehouse Theatre have a series of bed-time stories Tales from the Treehouse available free on their YouTube channel.


Alive & Kicking Theatre Company have made their education packs available for free.

Scottish Book Trust have a series of author talks and readings for children available on demand.

The Arty Teacher provides at home art learning resources and ideas.

The Wind in the Willows a 2017 production from Julian Fellows, George Stiles and Anthony Drewe staged at the London Palladium is available to stream online for free with the option to donate to support theatre workers.


Kids in Museums have put together a list of fun digital activities to enjoy from home.

Sadlers Wells has some wonderful dance workshops for the whole family.

Opera & Ballet

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre is sharing full length performances by the company for a limited time.

Glyndebourne is providing free access to opera productions and behind the scenes.

Italian tenor Maurizio Marchini serenaded his neighbours with Puccini’s “Nessun Dorma” from Turandot.

Paris Opera is putting its most beautiful shows from its archives online free of charge. From Don Giovanni to Swan Lake and The Tales of Hoffmann, there are many great classics to see or rediscover from home.

Teatro alla Scala Ballet Company has found an alternative stage.

The Metropolitan Opera will be free streaming a different encore presentation from the company’s Live in HD series each day.

The Royal Opera House has launched a program of free content online.

Classical Music

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

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.

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 will start streaming pay-for-play concerts soon, kicking off with an online music festival from 27 to 29 March 2020.

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

Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra has recorded this classical piece of music in collaboration with Senior Service.

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.

Popular Music

There are lots of Broadway hits available to stream from Broadway HD (subscription service).

Feinstein’s 45 Below is a New York club known as ‘Broadway’s Living Room’. They are presenting a series of streamed performances under the banner 54BelowAtHome.

Filmed on Stage is an online database for filmed Broadway and West End theatre, offering a range of musicals and plays.

Ghost Quartet recorded at the McKittrick Hotel in New York.

Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater is offering a free series of live-streamed and archival performances on its YouTube channel.

Living Room Concerts is a series established by BroadwayWorld to bring video performances direct from the living rooms of Broadway performers.

Stars In The House is a daily online mini-show hosted by Seth Rudetsky. Each episode features stars of stage and screen singing and performing live from home.

The Little Red Company is streaming Naomi Price and guests performing on Facebook live every Friday night at 8pm in The IsoLate Late Show.

The Pub Choir has created a wonderful version of Close to You (Burt Bacharach) featuring over 1,000 singers from around the world singing from home in a Pub Choir Couch Choir initiative.

Woodford Folk Festival is streaming a 30-minute performance every Tuesday to Sunday via their Facebook page.


National Theatre Live is the National Theatre’s (UK) project to broadcast world-class theatre. A range of plays will be made available free via YouTube in April and May.

Shakespeare’s Globe in London has a range of free content as well as full length theatre productions (paid content) available to stream.

Sirius XM host Seth Rudetsky and his husband, James Wesley, are producing a daily online mini-show called Starts in the House with actors performing from home, to raise money for the Actors Fund.

Sofa Shakespearerecord one minute of a Shakespeare play and Sofa Shakespeare will put it together into a Youtube video.


HERE Arts Center is hosting weekly watch parties of full-length past productions, as well as collaborative live-streamed creative activities led by HERE artists and staff members.

Le Patin Libre is a Canadian ice dance troupe who have turned the ice rink into a stage.

Marquee TV is a paid streaming service offering dance, opera and theatre from around the globe on demand.

Meeanjin Markets which showcase authentic Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts, crafts and experiences from Queensland artists is moving online.

National Film and Sound Archive of Australia has an incredible collection of film and sound archives including music, fashion and costumes available online.

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical company have live-streamed a performance on Facebook.

SMASHED: Special Edition was created by Ghandini Juggling and recorded live as part of the 40th anniversary of the Mime Festival.

The Oxford Union Society is the world’s most prestigious debating society. The have a huge range of talks available to view on their YouTube channel.