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JUNE 29 – MONDAY
12:00 pm – Lunchtime with The Cleveland Orchestra, Franz Welser-Möst, conductor. Johann Strauss Jr.’s Thunder and Lightning Polka, Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 15 & Mozart’s Che soave zeffiretto (Marriage of Figaro, Malin Hartelius & Martina Janková, sopranos) . WCLV 104.9 Ideastream & on the web.
10:00 pm & on demand – Chamber Music Northwest: The Carnival of the Animals & More, with Orion Weiss, piano & narration. Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals, Valerie Coleman’s Portraits of Langston & Bruce Adolphe’s urban fairy tale, Marita and Her Heart’s Desire. Click here at start time. Available until 11:59 pm Tuesday.
7:30 pm – Met Opera HD Archives: Donizetti’s La Fille du Régiment, starring Pretty Yende, Stephanie Blythe, Javier Camarena, Maurizio Muraro, and Kathleen Turner, conducted by Enrique Mazzola. From March 2, 2019. Click here at start time.
JUNE 30 – TUESDAY
12:00 pm – Lunchtime with The Cleveland Orchestra, Franz Welser-Möst, conductor. Johann Strauss Jr.’s Figaro Polka, Brahms’ Symphony No. 2 & Wagner’s Der Engel (Wesendonck-Lieder, Measha Brueggergosman, soprano). WCLV 104.9 Ideastream & on the web.
7:30 pm – Met Opera HD Archives: Wagner’s Die Walküre, starring Hildegard Behrens, Jessye Norman, Christa Ludwig, Gary Lakes, James Morris, and Kurt Moll, conducted by James Levine. From April 8, 1989. Click here at start time.
JULY 1 – WEDNESDAY
10:00 – PianoCleveland Virtu(al)oso Announcement. PianoCleveland will announce the names of 30 pianists who will compete in its online competition from July 30 to August 9. Click here at start time.
12:00 pm – Lunchtime with The Cleveland Orchestra, Franz Welser-Möst, conductor. Brahms’ Academic Festival Overture, Haydn’s Symphony No. 67 & Brahms’ All Flesh is as Grass (Requiem, Cleveland Orchestra Chorus). WCLV 104.9 Ideastream & on the web.
2:00 pm – Ohio Light Opera Virtual Summer Festival: Selections from The Gondoliers – OLO 2020 cast, Available on demand after the broadcast. Click here at start time.
7:30 pm – Kent Blossom Virtual Music Festival: Concert 1 with the Miami String Quartet & Spencer Myer, piano. Haydn’s Quartet No. 64 in D (“Largo”), Op, 76 No. 5 by Franz Joseph Haydn, Beethoven’s Piano Quartet in E-flat, Op. 16 & Max Bruch’s Quartet No. 1 in c, Op. 9. Click here at start time.
7:30 pm – Met Opera HD Archives: Shostakovich’s The Nose, starring Andrey Popov, Alexander Lewis, and Paulo Szot, conducted by Pavel Smelkov. From October 26, 2013. Click here at start time.
JULY 2 – THURSDAY
12:00 pm – Lunchtime with The Cleveland Orchestra, Franz Welser-Möst, conductor. Beethoven’s Coriolan Overture, Piston’s Suite from The Incredible Flutist & Mozart’s Symphony No. 25 in g. WCLV 104.9 Ideastream & on the web.
7:30 pm – Oberlin Stage Left: Reviving Copland’s Neglected Violin Sonata, a performance of the sonata featuring violin professor David Bowlin and pianist Tony Cho. Before the performance, Mike Telin, a teacher of music journalism at Oberlin and executive editor of ClevelandClassical.com, chats with Bowlin about the work’s enduring resonance. Click here at start time.
7:30 pm – Met Opera HD Archives: Bizet’s Carmen, starring Anita Hartig, Anita Rachvelishvili, Aleksandrs Antonenko, and Ildar Abdrazakov, conducted by Pablo Heras-Casado. From November 1, 2014. Click here at start time.
JULY 3 – FRIDAY
12:00 pm – Lunchtime with The Cleveland Orchestra, Franz Welser-Möst, conductor. Johann Strauss Jr.’s Quadrille The First Day of Happiness, Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9 (”From the New World”) & Haydn’s Allegretto from Symphony No. 100 (”Military”). WCLV 104.9 Ideastream & on the web.
7:30 pm – Ohio Light Opera Virtual Summer Festival: Reflections on OLO’s mission – Messages and Songs from OLO veterans and current company, Available on demand after the broadcast. Click here at start time.
7:30 pm – Met Opera HD Archives: Mozart’s Don Giovanni, starring Marina Rebeka, Barbara Frittoli, Mojca Erdmann, Ramón Vargas, Mariusz Kwiecien, Luca Pisaroni, and Štefan Kocán, conducted by Fabio Luisi. From October 29, 2011. Click here at start time.
JULY 4 – SATURDAY
2:00 pm – Ohio Light Opera Virtual Summer Festival: Celebrating July 4th – OLO 2020 cast, Available on demand after the broadcast. Click here at start time.
7:30 pm – Met Opera HD Archives: Donizetti’s Don Pasquale, starring Beverly Sills, Alfredo Kraus, Håkan Hagegård, and Gabriel Bacquier, conducted by Nicola Rescigno. From January 11, 1979. Click here at start time.
8:00 pm – Cleveland Orchestra on the Radio, Lorin Maazel, conducting, Dorothy & Ruben Silver, narrators, William Dempsey, baritone. “The Sounds of America: 1776-1976,” originally broadcast on January 11, 1976. Click here to view the program in the @Home Listening Guide. WCLV, 104.9 Ideastream or on the web.
JULY 5 – SUNDAY
4:00 pm – Cleveland Orchestra on the Radio, Franz Welser-Möst, conducting Uri Caine, piano. Beethoven’s Diabelli Variations arr. Uri Caine (U.S. Premiere), Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story & Walter Piston’s Suite from The Incredible Flutist. WCLV, 104.9 Ideastream or on the web.
7:30 pm – Met Opera HD Archives: Rossini’s La Donna del Lago, starring Joyce DiDonato, Daniela Barcellona, Juan Diego Flórez, John Osborn, and Oren Gradus, conducted by Michele Mariotti. From March 14, 2015. Click here at start time.
8:00 pm – Best of ChamberFest Cleveland. Haydn’s Piano Trio No. 39 in G, “Gypsy Rondo,” Hob. XV:25 (from June 20, 2014, with Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin, Gabriel Cabezas, cello & Orion Weiss, piano; Kodály’s Serenade for Two Violins and Viola, Op. 12 (from June 20, 2014, with Diana Cohen and David Bowlin, violins & Yura Lee, viola; & Paul Schoenfield’s Trio for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano (from June 20, 2014, with Diana Cohen, violin, Franklin Cohen, clarinet, & Roman Rabinovich, piano. WCLV 104.9 Ideastream & on the web.
NORTHEAST OHIO ON-DEMAND STREAMS
NEW! Apollo’s Fire has posted Episode 13 of its Music for the Soul series. Cleveland’s Baroque Orchestra has performed Claudio Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610 30 times in more than 15 cities. Both parts are now available, with selections from performances in different venues with English subtitles. Watch here.
Akron Symphony’s Radio Hour currently features the orchestra’s performance from January 20, 2018. Daniel Hege leads the Orchestra in Brahms’ Symphony No. 2 and two Hungarian Dances, and Gabriela Martinez is featured in Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2. Click here to listen.
Baldwin Wallace Virtual Concert Series: Surrounded by Sound. Videos to be posted several times each week.
Burning River Baroque: 64 videos of individual works from past concerts. See the Scheduled Events for special live streamed performances.
Canton Symphony: Video of their Carmina Burana collaboration with Neos Dance Theatre.
ChamberFest Cleveland – 133 videos of individual works and seasonal playlists from seasons 3-7 (2014-2018).
CityMusic Cleveland: 48 videos including full concerts and excerpts.
Cleveland Chamber Choir; 22 videos of individual pieces from past concerts.
Cleveland International Classical Guitar Festival. In lieu of this year’s cancelled Festival, director Armin Kelly is offering nine videos featuring Czech classical guitarist Petra Poláčková, “a particularly popular regular at our Festival who was scheduled to join us once again this June. These videos were shot within the last fourteen months at various times and underwritten by my company, Guitars International.” Watch the performances here.
Cleveland Opera Theater: Puccini’s La Bohème (complete). 8 videos, only 1 full-length (La Bohème). See the Scheduled Events for weekly repeating online events.
Cleveland Orchestra: On-demand podcasts in its new “On a Personal Note” series are available here.
No Exit new music ensemble: 32 videos of individual pieces from past concerts.
Oberlin Stage Left episodes are archived here after their initial broadcasts.
NEW! Ohio Light Opera is hosting a 2020 Virtual Festival, beginning on May 23 with a full performance of Gilbert & Sullivan’s Ruddigore from 2015. Once posted, videos will remain available throughout the summer.
Piano Cleveland: 110 videos of excerpts from the semifinal and final rounds of the Cleveland International Piano Competition. See the Scheduled Events for the live stream of the Thursday evening Quarantine Concerts.
Quire Cleveland: 254 videos of individual works from past concerts.
Music & Art at Trinity Cathedral: 14 videos of past Brownbag Concerts, including the annual Messiah Sing.
West Shore Chorale: videos of past concerts.
Western Reserve Chorale: video of “The Esterhazy Legacy” from the Maltz Performing Arts Center. (March 2019).
Youngstown State University will stream archived videos of performances by Cliffe College faculty and students on its YouTube channel. Click here to watch a sampling from concerts by saxophonist James Umble, vocalist Rosie Bresson, pianist Caroline Oltmanns, guitarist François Fowler, and cellist Kivie Cahn-Lipman, with gallery talks by visual artists mixed in.
Youngstown Symphony: Conductor Randall Craig Fleischer introduces the Youngstown Symphony’s Virtual Concert Hall in an episode featuring violist Michael Strauss in a movement from J.S. Bach’s C-Major Suite and Alan Hovhannes’ Chahagir, and bassoonists Mackenzie Brauns and Arleigh Savage in a selection from Eugene Bozza’s Duettino. Watch here.
NATIONAL AND WORLDWIDE STREAMED EVENTS
UPDATED! Click here to view the June 29 update of a comprehensive list from Musical America.
The League of American Orchestras has compiled a list of live streams, videos, and digital learning events offered by its members during the pandemic. Click here to visit “Symphony Spot.”
VAN Magazine (Berlin) has curated a schedule of individual events as well as a list of organizations that are offering free access to their video-on-demand archives.