The BBC Music Magazine Concert Livestream Calendar

An up-to-date round-up of the concerts, operas and recitals available to view online during self-isolation

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Wednesday 14 April

Academy of Ancient Music

7.30pm BST

Works by Castello, Monteverdi and Strozzi

Richard Egarr director & harpsichord
Academy of Ancient Music

Thursday 15 April

The Violin Channel: Vanguard Concerts

5pm ET

Philippe Quint, violin
Jun Cho, piano

  • Debussy | Sonata for Violin and Piano in G minor
  • Clara Schumann | Three Romances for Violin and Piano
  • Piazzolla | Le Grand Tango (Arr. Gubaidulina)
  • Bloch | Nigun from Baal Shem
  • Ravel | Tzigane

Rochester Philharmonic

Concert

Tickets $25 per household. Available to view until 18 April.

Programme:
Mozart: Symphony No. 38
Dvorak: Czech Suite

Friday 16 April

Singapore Symphony Orchestra

Concert

Time: 8pm

Performers: Musicians of the SSO

Programme:
MOZART Clarinet Quintet in A major, K. 581
BEETHOVEN Piano Quartet No. 3 in C major, WoO 36

Thursday 22 April

Howard Shelley and the London Mozart Players: Piano Explored

Concert

Available to view online from 1.05pm, filmed at St John’s Smith Square without an audience.

Tickets: £8, with films available to view for six month’s via the LMP’s website.

Programme:
Hummel: Piano Concerto in E

Friday 23 April

Washington Performing Arts

Concert

Time: 8pm

Performer: Sir András Schiff (piano)

Livestream available until Thursday 29 April. Programme to include works by Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert.

Saturday 24 April

16th Lyon International Chamber Music Competition

Competition

22 violin-and-piano duos from across the world compete in this year’s Lyon International Chamber Music Competition, which will take place remotely. Each competitor will record their performance from home. The competition will be broadcast on Classic@Home.

Today: 3-7pm
Final

Thursday 29 April

Rochester Philharmonic

Concert

Tickets $25 per household. Available to view until 18 April.

Join Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik for a musical journey from the Spanish heartland to the streets of Havana and Buenos Aires! Featuring Georges Bizet’s Carmen Suite, Manuel de Falla’s Ritual of Fire Dances, Ernesto Lecuona’s Andalucia and Jeff Tyzik’s Three Latin Dances.

Sunday 2 May

Shriver Hall

Concert

Performer: Calidore String Quartet

Time: 5.30pm ET

Tickets: $15. Tickets include access to the broadcast and on-demand streaming of the concert for the following week. Concert will be followed by a Q&A with the artist.

Programme:

DVOŘÁK: String Quartet No. 12 in F Major, Op. 96. “American”
HANNAH LASH: String Quartet No. 1 [Streaming World Premiere]
SCHUBERT: String Quartet No. 15 in G Major, D. 887

Thursday 6 May

Rochester Philharmonic

Concert

Tickets $25 per household. Available to view until 18 April.

Programme:
Mahler: Symphony No. 4

Friday 7 May

Washington Performing Arts

Concert

Time: 8pm

Performer: Alisa Weilerstein (cello)

Livestream available until Thursday 13 May. Programme to include Bach’s Suite No. 3 and Kodály’s solo sonata.

Thursday 13 May

Howard Shelley and the London Mozart Players: Piano Explored

Concert

Available to view online from 1.05pm, filmed at St John’s Smith Square without an audience.

Tickets: £8, with films available to view for six month’s via the LMP’s website.

Programme:
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 11
Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 2

Wednesday 19 May

Australian Chamber Orchestra

PROGRAM

JS BACH Chorale Prelude “Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ”, BWV639
PETERIS VASKS Vox Amoris
SIBELIUS Kuolema, Op.44: Scene VI
SCHOENBERG Verklärte nacht, Op.4

ARTISTS

Richard Tognetti – Director & Violin
Stefanie Farrands – Viola
Timo-Veikko Valve – Cello
Maxime Bibeau – Double Bass
Australian Chamber Orchestra

Friday 21 May

Singapore Symphony Orchestra

Concert

Time: 8pm

Performers:
Darrell Ang, conductor
Singapore Symphony Orchestra
Chloe Chua, violin*
Ye Lin, violin*

Programme:
J.S. BACH Brandenburg Concerto No.2 in F major, BWV 1047
J.S. BACH Concerto in D minor for Two Violins and Orchestra, BWV 1043*
J.S. BACH Brandenburg Concerto No.4 in G major, BWV 1049

Washington Performing Arts

Concert

Time: 8pm

Performers: Evgeny Kissin (piano), Joshua Bell (violin), Steven Isserlis (cello)

Livestream available until Thursday 27 May. Programme to include works inspired by Jewish life, folk songs and liturgical melodies.

Wednesday 26 May

Howard Shelley and the London Mozart Players: Piano Explored

Concert

Available to view online from 1.05pm, filmed at St John’s Smith Square without an audience.

Tickets: £8, with films available to view for six month’s via the LMP’s website.

Programme:
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 6
Moscheles: Piano Concerto No. 1

Thursday 27 May

Rochester Philharmonic

Concert

Tickets $25 per household. Available to view until 18 April.

Programme:
Stravinsky: Octet for Wind Instruments
Janáček: Mládi (Youth)

Tuesday 1 June

Rochester Philharmonic

Concert

Tickets $25 per household. Available to view until 18 April.

Programme:
John Adams: Chamber Symphony
Beethoven: Symphony No. 1

Friday 4 June

Washington Performing Arts

Concert

Time: 8pm

Performer: Schaghajegh Nosrati (piano)

Livestream available until Thursday 10 June. Programme to include JS Bach’s The Art of Fugue. 

Wednesday 7 July

Australian Chamber Orchestra

PROGRAM

CRAWFORD SEEGER Andante for Strings
WALKER Lyric for Strings
RAVEL (arr. Tognetti) Deux mélodies hébraïques
TCHAIKOVSKY Andante Cantabile for cello and strings
TCHAIKOVSKY Serenade for Strings, Op.48

ARTISTS

Richard Tognetti – Director
Australian Chamber Orchestra

Wednesday 18 August

Australian Chamber Orchestra

PROGRAM

ARVO PÄRT Tabula Rasa
SHOSTAKOVICH (arr. Barshai) Chamber Symphony in C minor

ARTISTS

Richard Tognetti – Director & Violin
Satu Vänskä – Violin
Australian Chamber Orchestra

Wednesday 15 September

Australian Chamber Orchestra

PROGRAM

SCHUBERT String Quintet in C major, D.956

ARTISTS

Richard Tognetti – Violin
Helena Rathbone – Violin
Stefanie Farrands – Viola
Timo-Veikko Valve – Cello
Melissa Barnard – Cello

Wednesday 3 November

Australian Chamber Orchestra

PROGRAM

BEETHOVEN (arr. Tognetti) Violin Sonata in A major ‘Kreutzer’
JANÁČEK (arr. Tognetti) String Quartet No.1 ‘Kreutzer Sonata’

ARTISTS

Richard Tognetti – Director & Violin
Australian Chamber Orchestra

Wednesday 1 December

Australian Chamber Orchestra

PROGRAM

To include:
CACCINI Ciaccona
STROZZI Arie, Op.8 No.6 “Che si può fare”
TARTINI (arr. Kreisler) Violin Sonata in G minor “The Devil’s Trill”  

ARTISTS

Richard Tognetti – Director
Helena Rathbone – Violin
Satu Vänskä – Violin
Stefanie Farrands – Viola
Timo-Veikko Valve – Cello

This list will be updated daily. If there are any we have missed, please contact freya.parr@immediate.co.uk.

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