A weekly calendar is published every Monday. Dates with no scheduled events are not listed.
During the pandemic, when virtually all performances will be streamed, the top of this page will list scheduled events of interest to Northeast Ohio audiences. Scroll down for on-demand streams, including national and global offerings.
MARCH 30 – MONDAY
[LIVE STREAM] 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm — Cleveland Opera Theater: Opera Club, a weekly social-distance- safe meeting to discuss “all things opera.” This week the topic is Queen City Opera’s Iolanta. Click here at gathering time to join the discussion via Zoom.
[STREAM] 6:00 pm – CIM Virtual Concert: Shihao Hugh Zhu, clarinet & Yixuan Irina Hou, piano. Saint- Saëns’ Clarinet Sonata, Op. 167 from a performance on November 25, 2019. CIM’s Facebook Page. Click here at concert time.
[STREAM] 7:30 pm – Met Opera HD Archives: Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites, starring Isabel Leonard, Adrianne Pieczonka, and Karita Mattila, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. From May 11, 2019. Click here at start time.
MARCH 31 – TUESDAY
[STREAM] 3:00 pm – Baldwin Wallace Virtual Faculty Concert: Robert Mayerovitch, piano. “By Request.” Works by Ravel, Beethoven & Schumann from October 6, 2019. Click here at concert time.
[STREAM] 7:30 pm – Met Opera HD Archives: Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia, starring Joyce DiDonato, Juan Diego Flórez, and Peter Mattei, conducted by Maurizio Benini. From March 24, 2007. Click here at start time.
APRIL 1 – WEDNESDAY
[ON DEMAND STREAM] San Francisco Symphony “Keeping Score” Release Batch 3, Michael Tilson Thomas, host & conductor. Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring & Berlioz’ Symphonie Fantastique. Click here on release date.
[STREAM] 6:00 pm – CIM Virtual Concert: Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra, Tim Muffitt, guest conductor, Jiarui Cheng, piano. Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in d, Op. 30 from a performance on February 12, 20220. CIM’s Facebook Page. Click here at concert time.
[STREAM] 7:30 pm – Met Opera HD Archives: John Adams’ Nixon in China, starring Janis Kelly and James Maddalena, conducted by John Adams. From February 12, 2011. Click here at start time.
APRIL 2 – THURSDAY
[STREAM] 2:30 pm – London Symphony Orchestra “Always Playing” Virtual Concert from the Barbican Center, Valery Gergiev conducting, Janine Jansen, violin. Szymanowski’s Symphony No. 1 & Violin Concerto & Brahms’ Symphony No. 1. Click here at concert time.
[STREAM] 7:30 pm – Met Opera HD Archives: Verdi’s Don Carlo, starring Marina Poplavskaya, Roberto Alagna, Simon Keenlyside, and Ferruccio Furlanetto, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. From December 11, 2010. Click here at start time. .
[LIVE STREAM] 7:30 pm – Piano Cleveland Quarantine Concerts, performers to be announced. Program to be announced. Click here at concert time.
APRIL 3 – FRIDAY
[STREAM] 12:30 pm – CIM Virtual Concert: Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra, Zachary Courtney, James Leonard, Dominik McDonald & Nathan Stenzel, percussion. David Skidmore’s Trying from a performance on December 2, 2019. CIM’s Facebook Page. Click here at concert time.
[LIVE STREAM] 6:00 pm – Cleveland Opera Theater Master Classes, with staff & guest artists. Topics every Friday include Audition Prep, Language & Diction, Drama, Interpretation, Business and more. Designed for Conservatory and College-aged students, but all fans are welcome. A Zoom session. Click here at gathering time.
[STREAM] 7:30 pm – Met Opera HD Archives: Bizet’s Les Pêcheurs de Perles, starring Diana Damrau, Matthew Polenzani, and Mariusz Kwiecien, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. From January 16, 2016. Click here at start time.
APRIL 4 – SATURDAY
[STREAM] 7:30 pm – Met Opera HD Archives: Verdi’s Macbeth, starring Anna Netrebko, Joseph Calleja, Željko Lučić, and René Pape, conducted by Fabio Luisi. From October 11, 2014. Click here at start time.
APRIL 5 – SUNDAY
[*LIVE STREAM] 3:00 pm – Quarantine Concert: Cantares: voice and plucked strings. Spain and friends, Jeremy Bass, guitar, baroque guitar & theorbo & Malina Rauschenfels, voice, baroque cello & cello. Heinrich Schütz’s Eile mich, Gott, zu erretten & O süsser, o freundlicher, Sebastián Durón’s Excerpts from Salir el Amor del Mundo, Francisco Guerau’s Pasacalles por primer tono, Roberto Gerhard’s Fantasía & Cantares (arr. Gerhard), Alexis Bacon’s Alba, David del Puerto’s Poemas del ocaso y la noche & Gonçalo Lourenço’s A Canção do meu Sorriso. Click here at concert time.
[STREAM] 7:30 pm – Met Opera HD Archives: Bellini’s Norma, starring Sondra Radvanovsky, Joyce DiDonato, Joseph Calleja, and Matthew Rose, conducted by Carlo Rizzi. From October 7, 2017. Click here at start time.
NORTHEAST OHIO ON-DEMAND STREAMS
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.
NATIONAL AND WORLDWIDE STREAMED EVENTS
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.