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 katie.woods@qpac.com.au with the subject line Art Online.

For Children

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

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.


Opera & Ballet

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).

Ghost Quartet recorded at the McKittrick Hotel in New York.

Arts Centre Melbourne has put the broadcast of Exposing Edith which was set to be performed at QPAC in March live.

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

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.

The Tivoli Brisbane is curating a series of livestreamed gigs called the Shutdown Series.


Theatre

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.


Multidisciplinary

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.

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

 

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