The Arts Diary – at home on line

Watch and listen on line until we can all visit theatres and concert halls again – maybe from Monday 17th May outdoors and 21st June inside, unless the road system changes.

Time and/or date specific streamings are listed below in date order. At the end of the list is a selection of other plays, operas, musicals and dance available free, on demand or by various subscriptions.

 

Updated 18th April 10.30pm

 

Monday 19 April

Metropolitan Opera, on line screenings daily from 7pm Eastern Standard Time, 2014 production of Rossini’s La Cenerentola with Joyce di Donato, Juan Diego Flores, Pietro Spagnoli, Alessandro Corbelli and Luca Pisaroni,  until 11pm in UK.

 

Tuesday 20 April

Metropolitan Opera, on line screenings daily from 7pm Eastern Standard Time, 1986 production of Wagner’s Lohengrin with  Eva Marton, Leonie Rysanek, Peter Hofmann, Lief Roar and John Macurdy,  until 11pm in UK.

 

Wedesday 21 April

Metropolitan Opera, on line screenings daily from 7pm Eastern Standard Time, 2012 production of Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito with Lucy Crowe, Barbara Frittoli, Elina Garanca, Kate Lindsey, Guiseppi Filianoti and Oren Gradus,  until 11pm in UK.

 

Thursday 22 April

Metropolitan Opera, on line screenings daily from 7pm Eastern Standard Time, 2011 production of Puccini’s La Fanciulla del West with Deborah Voigt, Marcello Giordani, Lucio Gallo,  until 11pm in UK.

 

Friday 23 April

Metropolitan Opera, on line screenings daily from 7pm Eastern Standard Time, 1984 production of Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra with Anna Tomowa Sintow,  Vasile Moldoveanu, Sherrill Milnes and Paul Plishka, until 11pm in UK.

 

 

Saturday 24 April

Metropolitan Opera, on line screenings daily from 7pm Eastern Standard Time, 2011 production of Philip Grass’s Satyagraha with Rachelle Durkin, Richard Croft, Kim Josephson and Alfred Walker,  until 11pm in UK.

 

Sunday 25 April

Metropolitan Opera, on line screenings daily from 7pm Eastern Standard Time, 2000 production of Beethoven’s Fidelio with Karita Mattila, Ben Heppner, Falk Struckmann and Rene Papp,  until 11pm in UK.

 

Monday 26 April

Metropolitan Opera, on line screenings daily from 7pm Eastern Standard Time, 2019 production of Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmelites with Isabel Leonard, Adrianne Pieczonka and Karita Mattila,  until 11pm in UK.

 

Tuesday 27 April

Metropolitan Opera, on line screenings daily from 7pm Eastern Standard Time, 2018 Zefferili production of Puccini’s La Boheme with Sonya Yoncheva, Susanna Phillips, Michael Fabiano, Lucas Meachem and Matthew Rose,  until 11pm in UK.

 

Wedesday 28 April

Metropolitan Opera, on line screenings daily from 7pm Eastern Standard Time, 2015 production of Lehar’s The Merry Widow with Renee Fleming, Kelli O’Hara, Nathan Gunn, Alek Shrader and Thomas Allen,  until 11pm in UK.

 

Thursday 29 April

Metropolitan Opera, on line screenings daily from 7pm Eastern Standard Time, 1996 production of Giordano’s Andrea Chenier with Maria Guleghina, Wendy White, Stephanie Blythe, Luciano Pavarotti and Juan Pons,  until 11pm in UK.

 

Friday 30 April

Metropolitan Opera, on line screenings daily from 7pm Eastern Standard Time, 2019 production of Massenet’s Manon with Lisette Oropesa, Michael Fabiano, Artur Rucinski and Kwangchul Youn,  until 11pm in UK.

 

Saturday 1 May

Metropolitan Opera, on line screenings daily from 7pm Eastern Standard Time, 1981 production of Verdi’s La Traviata with Ileana Cotrubas, Placido Domingo and Cornell MacNeil,  until 11pm in UK.

 

Sunday 2 May

Metropolitan Opera, on line screenings daily from 7pm Eastern Standard Time, 2019 production of Cileas’s Adriana Lecouvreur with Anna Netrebko, Anita Rachvelishvili, Piotr Beczala and Ambrogio Maestri,  until 11pm in UK.

 

Monday 3 May

Metropolitan Opera, on line screenings daily from 7pm Eastern Standard Time, 2009 production of Puccini’s La Rondine with Angela Gheorghiu, Lisette Oropesa, Roberto Alagna, Marius Brenciu and Samuel Ramey,   until 11pm in UK.

 

Tuesday 4 May

Wedesday 5 May

Thursday 6 May

Friday 7 May

Saturday 8 May

Sunday 9 May

Monday 10 May

 

On demand or by subscription

Donmar Shakespeare Trilogy, all female productions of Julius Caesar (2012), Henry IV (2014)  and The Tempest (2016)  all starring Harriet Walter, subscriptions on various platforms.

Hamlet, Maxine Peake stars in 2015 production, Direct TV via Amazon Prime.

Macbeth, Rupert Goold 2007 production with Patrick Stewart and Kate Fleetwood, Amazon Prime.

Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony from Feb 2020, with introduction by John Eliot Gardiner: Handel’s Semele, highlights of May 2019 performance at Alexandra Palace: Bach Cantata of the Day: Monteverdi and his Constellation, podcasts by JEG. on www.monteverdi.co.uk and Monteverdi YouTube channel.

NT at Home, National Theatre live streaming service – all the plays that you have been able to see in arts centres and cinemas in a new home streaming. Selected productions from National Theatre, Old Vic, Donmar, Almeida, West End theatres, as well as plays from NT archive, single play or subscription, www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/ntathome

Royal Shakespeare Company. Productions of 24 of Shakespeare’s  plays, available by subscription on Marquee TV (free for two week trial)

The Winter’s Tale, Cheek by Jowl 2016 production, free on YouTube  www.cheekbyjowl.com