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Watch / Listen “Live” This Week:
Pierre Jalbert’s Crossings
Monday, January 25, 1pm
Music from Copland House continues its “Underscored” series of online programs with a virtual performance of Pierre Jalbert’s Crossings. The featured work is inspired by the migration of people voyaging into new, unfamiliar places and traces the composer’s French-Canadian-American ancestry. The program will include a brief introductory conversation with the composer and a live Q&A with the viewers. Click here to register.
Jazz Forum Arts
Vincent Herring Quartet Live Stream
Thursday, January 28, 7pm
Saxophonist Vincent Herring’s intense, soulful, multi-noted style and ebullient swing have excited audiences worldwide. On stage, Herring and his band often make an incendiary sound over fine and controlled rhythms of modern times. Watch on Facebook Live by clicking here.
La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival
January 19 – January 27
La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club is dedicated to the artist and all aspects of the theatre, a creative home to artists and audiences from around the world, and a dynamic hub for risk-taking new performance. La MaMa has a worldwide reputation for producing theatre, dance, music, and performance art that defies form and embraces all identities. Their annual dance festival was scheduled for May 2020, and canceled, but several of the artists have been invited to contribute to a virtual substitute, featuring rotating programs and artist discussions streaming on the La MaMa website through January 27. Solos, short videos, and works in process add up to a picture of the moment. Visit their website for details.
Theater / Film
Watch/ Listen Anytime:
Tune in to some great live stream concerts in the genre you love most. This website offers upcoming live performances from various artists in the month of September. Just go onto the website, click your favorite genre of music and see who will be online to perform that day. Click here.
Bands In Town
This website (similar to Song Kicks) offers different genres and various artist’s performances. Live stream concerts at your disposal, enjoy all day tunes. This platform also offers recent news and gives you a live schedule on when concerts will take place. Click here.
Gina Chavez: La Que Manda
La Que Manda (The One Who Commands) is the newest and first all-Spanish EP released by the multi-talented singer-songwriter Gina Chavez. Chavez describes this EP as “an anthem to reclaim our bodies, our hearts, our voices, and show the world what we’ve known the whole time: we are La Que Manda”. Learn more here.
Richard Strauss: Metamorphosen for Two Violins, Two Violas, Two Cellos and Bass
Watch the beautiful performance of Strauss: Metamorphosen played by Bella Hristova and Arnaud Sussmann, Violin; Richard O’Neill and Mark Holloway, Viola; Dmitri Atapine and David Requiro, Cello and Xavier Foley, Bass now on the Chamber Music Society at Lincoln Center Youtube channel.
Daily performances featuring new arrangements of iconic pop songs. On Instagram IGTV, click to visit.
Orpheus Songs of Comfort Playlist
Head over to the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra website to enjoy some #songsofcomfort curated by Orpheus musicians and staff. Listen Now.
Dancing Alone Together
This website “Create” gives audience members the chance to get up off their feet and dance with some great choreographers. Depending on the video you click, you will be able to learn different dance techniques, create your own dance routines, and if you want, you can share your performances with the world. Click here.
Ces noms que nous portons (These Names That We Bear)
Dancer Taylor Stanley / Choreography by Klye Abraham
Backdropped by a rainbow of light, NYC Ballet principal dancer Taylor Stanley took to an empty Lincoln Center Plaza earlier this summer to perform a new solo choreographed by Kyle Abraham. The piece is set to Erik Satie’s contemplative “Gnossienne No. 3.” In their joint statement, the artists elaborated that the collaboration “aims to aims to celebrate our queerness and our color in a way that hopefully stresses its importance, its fragility and its strength.” Watch it here.
This platform offers various streaming websites to view some great dance performances for free. Click, sit back and enjoy great techniques from various dance studios. Click here.
Miami City Ballet A Dance for Heroes
A Dance for Heroes, a new work created to honor frontline workers. Choreographed by Durante Verzola, the work is inspired by and dedicated to the first responders and essential workers that have worked with uncompromising courage and grace throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Fully produced remotely. Learn more here and click through to MCB’s Facebook page to watch the work.
Though their 2019-2020 season performance was cancelled, we hope to have them back in 2020-2021 with a new work. Learn more about this innovative dance ensemble on their YouTube channel, which features excerpts, films, interviews and more. Take a look.
This website tells audience members just how and where to find their favorite Broadway performances online. From Youtube to Netflix it offers a broad way of viewing the shows you have missed during Covid-19. Sit back, relax, and enjoy some of New York’s finest. Click here.
Filmed On Stage
This platform offers free virtual streaming of various musicals worldwide. Enjoy all your favorites and more by clicking here.
Encores! Archives Project
Get your musical theater fix at home with New York City Center’s Archives project. Watch here.
Enjoy all your favorite Shakespeare plays and productions on this website. Some you can rent, buy or just stream on Youtube. Click here for more.
Visit the Spit & Vigor website for weekly readings of the Mary Shelley novel Frankenstein. https://www.spitnvigor.com/radio-plays
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Yo-Yo Ma Songs of Comfort Project
American cellist Yo-Yo Ma began his Instagram project #SongsofComfort in order to continue sharing music that brings him comfort in times of stress. In these times of great anxiety, stay home & stay healthy with the comfort of music. https://www.instagram.com/yoyoma/
Free Paul Taylor Classes Online
Head over to the Paul Taylor Instagram page to watch or join a free live streamed dance class. https://www.instagram.com/paultaylordance/channel/
Ballet Hispánico is broadcasting dance performances and classes on their Instagram for dancers who miss the studio. Take a look: https://www.instagram.com/ballethispanico/
American actress and dancer Debbie Allen has created a series of online dance classes for those looking for a little exercise while stuck at home. https://www.instagram.com/therealdebbieallen/channel/
The Kandake Dance Theater
The 24 Hour Plays created the hashtag #24ViralMonologues in order to keep theater lovers involved and entertained during quarantine. Check out the 24 Hour Plays Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/24hourplays/
NO I IN QUARANTEAM
The Gravity & Other Myths Circus team has put together yet another head turning social media project for their fans and fellow acrobatic community. Every week, the GOM team puts together a minute-long video full of crazy stunts done in the safety of quarantine. https://www.instagram.com/gomcircus/
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