De-stress with Virtual Concerts

Music can be a perfect way to de-stress during this challenging time, especially for study breaks.  Many musicians across Canada and around the world are offering live concert streaming, and it’s a chance to see amazing concerts and other performances!  Some are paid streaming services, but many offer free trials or have entirely free sections.  Check out these great viewing and listening opportunities and calendars:

Concerts and Operas:
1. National Arts Centre: https://nac-cna.ca/en/canadaperforms
2. Royal Opera House :  https://www.roh.org.uk/
3. Jazz:  https://www.jazz.org/media/
4. Loud Wire: https://loudwire.com/rock-metal-online-performance-streaming-calendar/
5. The Boot: https://theboot.com/country-virtual-shows-coronavirus/
6. CBC: https://www.cbc.ca/music/an-up-to-date-list-of-canadian-live-streams-to-watch-during-covid-19-1.5500113
7. Billboard: https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/pop/9335531/coronavirus-quarantine-music-events-online-streams
8. ClassicFM: https://www.classicfm.com/music-news/live-streamed-classical-music-concerts-coronavirus/
9. All Arts: https://allarts.org/

Ballets and Dance:
1. Sadlers Wells:  https://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2020/digital-stage/
2. Bolshoi Ballet: https://www.youtube.com/user/bolshoi
3. Marquee TV: https://www.marquee.tv/

Broadway Musicals and Theatre:
1. Broadway Direct:  https://broadwaydirect.com/where-to-watch-musicals-online-the-musical-lovers-guide-to-streaming/
2. BroadwayHD: https://www.broadwayhd.com/
3. Filmed On Stage: http://www.filmedonstage.com/


If you can’t watch the livestreams at the time they occur, remember that many of these groups post the recordings afterwards.  Performances are also being updated constantly, so keep checking back to these sites for more opportunities!


Photo Credit: https://globalnews.ca/news/6741174/winnipeg-musicians-make-the-most-of-self-isolation-with-online-concerts-from-home/