What’s streaming today? An ongoing list of arts and culture events to watch

What’s streaming today? An ongoing list of arts and culture events to watch

With many spaces moving digital, here is an ongoing list of what’s happening and when. 

[Note: All events are listed in Eastern time. Links subject to chan

July 10

Festival d’Aix-En-Provence’s #TheDigitalStage
When: July 10; 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Where: Festival d’Aix-En-Provence site
The 2020 Festival d’Aix-En-Provence has been postponed, and in its place, the festival is presenting #TheDigitalStage. This event will feature up to four events daily across 10 days. On July 10 at 1 p.m., enjoy a concert from the Balthasar Neumann Ensemble, conducted by Thomas Hengelbrock. At 3 p.m., you can take in the opera “The Rake’s Progress” by Igor Stravinsky. The piece is conducted by Eivind Gullberg Jensen and staged by Simon McBurney.

Met Opera: “Eugene Onegin”
When: July 10; 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Metropolitan Opera website
The Metropolitan Opera continues its “Nightly Met Opera Streams” with Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin,” starring Anna Netrebko, Piotr Beczała, Mariusz Kwiecień. and Alexei Tanovitski. The Oct. 5, 2013, live capture is conducted by Valery Gergiev.

Lincoln Center at Home: “Carousel”
When: July 10; 8 p.m. (through Sep. 8)
Where: Lincoln Center’s YouTube channel
Lincoln Center at Home presents Broadway Fridays. This week, you can stream Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Carousel,” starring Kelli O’Hara and Nathan Gunn, as well as New York City Ballet dancers Robert Fairchild and Tiler Peck.

July 11

Festival d’Aix-En-Provence’s #TheDigitalStage
When: July 11; 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Where: Festival d’Aix-En-Provence site
The 2020 Festival d’Aix-En-Provence has been postponed, and in its place the festival is presenting #TheDigitalStage. This event will feature up to four events daily across 10 days. On July 11, the theme is “Supporting Careers in the Performing Arts: Towards More Equality.” At 1 p.m., enjoy a concert by Trio Sōra. At 3 p.m., take in Puccini’s “Tosca,” conducted by Daniele Rustioni and staged by Christophe Honoré from the 2019 festival.

Met Opera: “Madama Butterfly”
When: July 11; 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Metropolitan Opera website
The Metropolitan Opera continues its “Nightly Met Opera Streams” with Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly,” starring Hui He, Elizabeth DeShong, Bruce Sledge and Paulo Szot. The Nov. 9, 2019, performance is conducted by Pier Giorgio Morandi.

July 12

Festival d’Aix-En-Provence’s #TheDigitalStage
When: July 12; 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Where: Festival d’Aix-En-Provence site
At 1 p.m., enjoy a recital by Christian Gerhaher and Gerold Huber. At 3 p.m., take in “Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny” by Kurt Weill. The piece is conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen and staged by Ivo van Hove.

Pathways: Art & Technology
When: July 12; 2 p.m.
Where: Eventbrite
Take part in bespoken and the International Contemporary Ensemble’s four-part online series on the intersection of technology and art. On July 12, enjoy part two of the series, featuring Bang Geul Han, Lily Wen, Irazema Vera and Adele Fournet.

Met Opera: “Madama Butterfly”
When: July 12; 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Metropolitan Opera website
The Metropolitan Opera continues its “Nightly Met Opera Streams” with Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde,” starring Jane Eaglen, Katarina Dalayman, Ben Heppner, Hans-Joachim Ketelsen and René Pape. This Dec. 18, 1999, production is conducted by James Levine.

July 13

The Public Theater’s “Richard II”
When: July 13; 8 p.m.
Where: Streaming on WNYC
Since their Shakespeare in the Park productions were canceled this summer, the Public Theater has worked with WNYC to arrange for Shakespeare’s “Richard II” to air over four nights as a serialized broadcast instead. Conceived for radio and directed by Saheem Ali, the production stars André Holland as the titular Richard.

Royal Opera House: “Woolf Works”
Available until July 10
The Royal Opera House is streaming “Woolf Works” a ballet triptych based on writings by Virginia Woolf and composed by Max Richter. Directed and choreographed by Wayne McGregor, the ballet features narratives from “Mrs Dalloway,” “Orlando” and “The Waves.”

The Old Vic Archive Streams: “Mood Music”
Available until July 14
The Old Vic in London is streaming a performance of “Mood Music” from its archives. The Joe Penhall production — directed by Roger Michell — is a play about the dark side of the music industry.

Royal Opera House: “La Bohème”
Available until July 15
The Royal Opera House is streaming Puccini’s “La bohème,” conducted by Antonio Pappano.

National Theatre: “The Deep Blue Sea”
Available until July 16
The National Theatre at Home series presents Terence Rattigan’s “The Deep Blue Sea,” starring Helen McCrory. The plot is described: “When Hester Collyer is found by her neighbours in the aftermath of a failed suicide attempt, the story of her tempestuous affair with a former RAF pilot and the breakdown of her marriage to a High Court judge begins to emerge. With it comes a portrait of need, loneliness and long-repressed passion.”

Watch Whenever

World Premiere of “The Line”
Don’t miss this opportunity to catch the world premiere of Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen’s play “The Line,” streaming live to your home on July 8. Starring Santino Fontana, Arjun Gupta, John Ortiz, Alison Pill, Nicholas Pinnock, Jamey Sheridan and Lorraine Toussaint, this production features first-person accounts from new York City first responders during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Royal Albert Home Series
The Royal Albert Home series delivers exclusive sessions straight from artists’ homes for free on their website. On June 25, enjoy a set from singer-songwriter Azniv Korkejian, also known as Bedouine.

The London Symphony Orchestra: “Opening Concert”
The London Symphony Orchestra’s Always Playing series features a different full-length concert every Sunday and Thursday. On June 11, enjoy the LSO’s 2019/2020 season “Opening Concert,” featuring Emily Howard’s “Antisphere,” Colin Matthews’ Violin Concerto and Walton’s Symphony No 1.

The London Symphony Orchestra: BMW Classic 2019
The London Symphony Orchestra’s Always Playing Series features a different full-length concert every Sunday and Thursday. On June 7, enjoy the LSO’s BMW Classic 2019 from Trafalgar Square, including Dvořák’s Selection of Slavonic Dances, Bushra el-Turk’s “Tuqus,” Poulenc’s Selection from “Les biches – Suite” and Ravel’s “La valse.”

Resistance Revival Chorus Rise Up Rally
The Resistance Revival Chorus’ weekly virtual showcase will present a special “all-message-music edition” of their program, which will be aimed at addressing the “deep wounds of racial injustice.” The evening will be co-curated by musical coordinator Nilusha Dassenaike and musical direct Abena Koomson-Davis. The evening will be hosted by rapid response director Zakiyah Ansari.

Sag Harbor American Music Festival’s “The Best Jams”
AFTEE and Sag Harbor American Music Festival present “The Best Jams,” a virtual jam session featuring local musicians that will support East End Pantries. Across the two-day jam series, musicians will include: Dante Mazzetti, Gene Casey, Hoodoo Loungers, Inda Eaton, Jake Lear, Joe Delia, Ludmilla Brazil, Mama Lee Rose, Nancy Atlas, Points East, Sara Hartman, The 2nd Hands and Winston Ire.

ALL ARTS Talks Recovery: The Wait for Justice 
An all Black panel discusses the current state of racial injustice in the United States and the role arts and culture has played.

Moderated by Executive Director of RestorationART and the Billie Holiday Theatre and
Vice President of Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, Dr. Indira Etwaroo. Featuring British-born, Ghanaian playwright, radio host, international award-winning journalist and executive director of the Armah Institute for Emotional Justice, Esther Armah; associate professor of theater at Dartmouth College, former president of Black Theatre Association, award-winning writer and founder of International Summit for Black Theater, Dr. Monica White Ndounou; American poet, playwright, novelist, essayist, actor, director, singer and songwriter, Carl Hancock Rux; and WQXR Host, Artistic Advisor for The Harlem Chamber Players and board member of the Bagby Foundation and the MacDowell Colony, Terrance McKnight.

“Antigone in Fergusson”
ALL ARTS presents an encore broadcast of Theater of War Productions’ “Antigone in Fergusson,” filmed at Harlem Stage.

“Inspired by the murder of Michael Brown, it includes themes of injustice, resistance, and the value of a life,” writes Harlem Stage. “As the nation rages against yet another murder of a Black man and centuries of injustice, we must ALL insist that Black Lives Matter.”

Watch on the ALL ARTS broadcast channel. Watch anytime on ALL ARTS and Harlem Stage.

London Symphony Orchestra: “The Damnation of Faust”
The London Symphony Orchestra’s “Always Playing Series” features a different full-length concert every Sunday and Thursday. Enjoy Berlioz’s “The Damnation of Faust,” conducted by Sir Simon Rattle.

Royal Albert Home: Kaiser Chiefs
enjoy an exclusive set performed by the Kaiser Chiefs, the Indie Band known for hits such as “Oh My God,” “I Predict A Riot,” “Everyday I Love You Less and Less,” “Never Miss A Beat” and “Hole In My Soul.”

“Laughter in Lockdown”
Comedians Dave Attell, Judd Apatow, Ray Romano, Wanda Sykes, Pete Holmes, Mo Amer and more are coming together for some laughs and to raise money for comedy workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Stay tuned to the NY Laughs YouTube channel after the event for more videos to be added. over time.

Royal Albert Home: Imogen Heap
Enjoy an exclusive set performed by Grammy Award-winning artist Imogen Heap. For this set, fans have chosen the setlist.

Rattlestick Theater: Grace McClean and Rotana
Produced in partnership with Rosalind Productions, Inc., Rattlestick Playwrights Theater is hosting “New Songs Now In Your Living Room.” Every Thursday, “New Songs Now” gives songwriters a chance to test out new work in a low-key environment. Here, composers Grace McLean and Rotana will share selections of their work and engage in a conversation about their songwriting process.

The 1599 Project: “Henry V”
Irondale’s original four-hour performance “The 1599 Project” has been reimagined as a four-part series that you can stream online. Enjoy an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “Henry V.” Each play featured in this series was written in 1599, a plague year in London in which theatres were forced to undergo major changes. In this series, Irondale explores parallels with the pandemic’s impact on today’s theatre community.

London Symphony Orchestra: “Stabat Mater”
The London Symphony Orchestra’s “Always Playing” series features a different full-length concert every Sunday and Thursday. Enjoy Szymanowski’s “Stabat Mater” and Brahms’ “German Requiem,” conducted by Valery Gergiev.

ALL ARTS Talks Recovery: The Artists
Join ALL ARTS for the second entry into our ALL ARTS Talks Recovery series, focused on how the art world is grappling with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Moderated by ALL ARTS artistic director Jörn Weisbrodt, this edition will focus on artists and feature ALL ARTS resident artist Taylor Mac, Paola Prestini of National Sawdust, Aszure Barton of Aszure Barton & Artists, and Du’Bois A’Keen.

The sixth installment in the Brick’s archival streaming series is Spencer Thomas Campbell and Ryan William Downey’s 2015 production of “Biter (Every Time I Turn Around).” Described as “a sincere slapstick gore-fest examination of personal prisons and animal urges,” this production is sure to thrill.

“You Live, You Learn”: A Night with Alanis Morissette
The cast of the Broadway musical “Jagged Little Pill” got together with Alanis Morissette for a special livestream event. Featuring performances and conversations, the evening will also see Diane Paulus, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Tom Kitt. Donations made during the steam benefit the Actors Fund.

Harlem Stage 2020 Gala
Harlem Stage held its 2020 gala on a digital stage this year. The event was hosted by award-winning actors LaChanze and Tamara Tunie, as well as award-nominated Celia Rose Gooding. The online affair featured new and archival musical performances by Nona Hendryx, Jason Moran, José James, Jason “Timbuktu” Diakité and others. Special appearances were made by Joy Reid, Bill T. Jones, Claire Danes, Hugh Dancy, Fab 5 Freddy and Tate Donovan.

“ALL ART Talks: Arts in Recovery”
A live virtual conversation between arts and culture leaders grappling with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Moderated by former president of Brooklyn Academy of Music Karen Brook Hopkins and featuring Brooklyn Museum director Anne Pasternak, Harlem Stage managing director James King, Tony Award-winning producer of “Hadestown” Dale Franzen, director of AEA Consulting and chair of the Global Cultural Districts Network Adrian Ellis, and artistic director of American Repertory Theater at Harvard University and Broadway director Diane Paulus. Available on Facebook and the ALL ARTS homepage.

Take Me To The World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration
Hosted by Raúl Esparza, “Take Me To The World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration” streamed live on Broadway.com and the Broadway.com YouTube channel on the 50th anniversary of the Broadway opening of “Company.” The event was a fundraiser for Artists Striving to End Poverty (ASTEP). Performers included Meryl Streep, Bernadette Peters, Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald, Mandy Patinkin, Christine Baranski, Donna Murphy, Kristin Chenoweth, Sutton Foster, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kelli O’Hara, Aaron Tveit, Maria Friedman, Iain Armitage, Katrina Lenk, Michael Cerveris, Brandon Uranowitz, Stephen Schwartz, Elizabeth Stanley, Chip Zien, Alexander Gemignani and, from the cast of Pacific Overtures at Classic Stage Company, Ann Harada, Austin Ku, Kelvin Moon Loh and Thom Sesma.

Post Malone: Nirvana Tribute
Post Malone will go grunge for a Nirvana tribute. The livestream, set to take place on YouTube, will raise money for the United Nations Foundation’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund, established to support the work of the World Health Organization.

“Hal Fischer and Erin O’Toole Talk ‘Thought Pieces'”
Photographer and art critic Hal Fischer talked with San Franciso Museum of Art (SFMoMA) curator Erin O’Toole about the exhibition “Thought Pieces: 1970s Photographs by Lew Thomas, Donna-Lee Phillips and Hal Fischer.” Presented as part of SFMoMA’s “Museum from Home” programming, the conversation invites viewers to consider San Francisco from a ’70s vantage point.

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“Worldwide Concert for Our Culture: 2020 Jazz at Lincoln Center Gala”
This year’s Jazz at Lincoln Center gala went digital. The streamable event includes performances from the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Baqir Abbas, Dianne Reeves, Makoto Ozone and more. Drawing together artists from around the world, the event was billed as a “first of its kind” global experience. Though the gala concert is free, the organization welcomes donations from those who are able. “Our entire ecosystem has sustained devastating losses,” Jazz at Lincoln Center stated, continuing, “but this concert is a very important way to stay alive and sustain our ability to fulfill and further our mission.”

The fifth edition of “Viral Monologues”
“The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues” series released its fifth round of plays — with Broadway royalty Tony Shalhoub, Larry Owens and Stephanie Hsu, among others. The popular project teams an actor with a writer, and within 24 hours, the duo craft a wholly original monologue. This batch of 23 writers matched with performers on April 13 at 6 p.m., and the resulting pieces began to roll-out April 14 at 6 p.m. You can watch the premieres on the organization’s IGTV or on the “24 Hour Plays” website once they are posted.

All times listed in Eastern.

Reporting contributed by Edir Coronado, Joe Harrell, Jake King, Annie Seminara, Britt Stigler and Elizabeth Svokos.