Opera & Ballet

Opera & Ballet

Explore opera and ballet performances made available online by performing arts centres and artists from around the world including works by Opera Queensland, Bolshoi Ballet, Dutch National Opera and many more.


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

Dutch National Opera have a wide variety of content on offer covering everything from opera to ballet and children’s programming.

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.

New York City Ballet is presenting digital streams of two ballets a week along with new podcast episodes and livestreamed movement classes.

Opera Australia have made several productions available to view for free.

Opera North’s acclaimed semi-staged Ring Cycle from 2016 is now available on their website, alongside other productions.

Opera Queensland have a new digital program An Aria a Day.

Opera Queensland have made some beautiful short performances filmed at West Village available online.

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.

Sadlers Wells is offering a program of full-length dance performances free online over the coming weeks.

Teatro alla Scala Ballet Company has found an alternative stage.

The Australian Ballet are beaming their At Home with Ballet TV season direct to your couch for free. They’ve hand-picked a selection of ballets and each will have a limited two-week season.

The Bolshoi Theatre and Google hare partnered to broadcast a series of the theatre’s ‘gold collection’ performances of full length ballets including Spartacus, operas and a concert featuring soloists from the Bolshoi Opera.

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.


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