The Coronavirus Pandemic Has Left Musicians in Venice Struggling to Make Ends Meet

The coronavirus pandemic has left musicians in Venice struggling to make ends meet, loosing jobs at venues that rely on international tourism. Francesco Socal is a clarinet and saxophone player who has lost his job in an orchestra at St Marks place. The job kept him afloat for 8 years and allowed him to help … Read more The Coronavirus Pandemic Has Left Musicians in Venice Struggling to Make Ends Meet

Live: Xi’an Symphony Orchestra and Choir perform 10 classical music works at Mount Hua

“XSO meets Mount Hua” Summit Clouds Rhapsody is staged online at Mount Hua’s West Peak in Huayin, northwest China’s Shaanxi Province, featuring 10 classical music works conducted by world-renowned, Grammy Award-winning artist Tang Muhai. Xi’an Symphony Orchestra and Choir and other talented musicians perform in concert in various forms, including symphony, Huayin opera, a violin … Read more Live: Xi’an Symphony Orchestra and Choir perform 10 classical music works at Mount Hua

Coronavirus: UK Culture in Crisis – BBC Newsnight

The UK cultural sector is facing an unprecedented crisis as Theatres, Concerts and Festivals remain shuttered despite some lifting of lockdown restrictions. Sir Nicholas Hyter, formerly of the National Theatre, tells Newsnight ‘the entire UK cultural ecosystem is facing break down’. Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F On Friday 3 July, all over the UK, … Read more Coronavirus: UK Culture in Crisis – BBC Newsnight

What Are You Doing Wednesdays: Roomba Puppy, Plant Orchestra

Jimmy shares some of his favorite uplifting viral videos for another edition of What Are You Doing Wednesdays.  Subscribe NOW to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: http://bit.ly/1nwT1aN Watch The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Weeknights 11:35/10:35c Get more The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: https://www.nbc.com/the-tonight-show JIMMY FALLON ON SOCIAL Follow Jimmy: http://Twitter.com/JimmyFallon Like Jimmy: https://Facebook.com/JimmyFallon Follow … Read more What Are You Doing Wednesdays: Roomba Puppy, Plant Orchestra

Maestro Daniel Barenboim: Live music must survive the pandemic | Talk to Al Jazeera

Maestro Daniel Barenboim is one of the leading figures in the world of classical music. He has conducted all the major orchestras and performed at some of the world’s most prestigious concert venues. Born in Argentina, his first performance came at the age of seven back in 1950. Two years later his family moved to … Read more Maestro Daniel Barenboim: Live music must survive the pandemic | Talk to Al Jazeera

Musicians of the world under the pandemic – Episode 1

During the COVID-19 outbreak, “Icon” has been interviewing guests via a remote link. In this episode, we have an exclusive interview with world-renowned conductor Tsung Yeh and horn master Xiaoming Han. Yeh is currently the music director of the Singapore Chinese Orchestra and laureate conductor of the South Bay Symphony Orchestra in Indiana, U.S. The … Read more Musicians of the world under the pandemic – Episode 1

Musicians perform a virtual gala in COVID-19 lockdown

Theatres around the world are closed, and there is no indication of when – or if – they will reopen. Like many of us, the leader of the Metropolitan Opera and Philadelphia Orchestra, Yannick Nezet-Seguin, has been in lockdown during the pandemic. He has used his time in isolation to organize his musicians and singers … Read more Musicians perform a virtual gala in COVID-19 lockdown

Live: ‘The Drumroll of Summer’ of the ‘Sound of Summer Blooms’ concerts takes the NCPA stage

“The Drumroll of Summer,” the fifth episode of online series of “Sound of Summer Blooms” concerts, is staged in NCPA with NCPA Artistic Director Lü Jia and NCPA Orchestra interpreting Haydn’s “Symphony No.103 in E flat Major” and Mozart’s “Clarinet Concerto in A Major, KV.622.” It’s a debut performance of the father of symphony Haydn’s … Read more Live: ‘The Drumroll of Summer’ of the ‘Sound of Summer Blooms’ concerts takes the NCPA stage

UN Symphony Orchestra at Home

From the safety of our homes, the musicians of the UN Symphony Orchestra have performed this spirited and uplifting waltz in response to the present deadly pandemic. Our combined performance is intended as an expression of our common bond as citizens and musicians of our United Nations. We hope our listeners will respond with actions … Read more UN Symphony Orchestra at Home

Hundreds mourn at mass for virus victims in Seville

Hundreds of people who lost loved ones to COVID-19 joined a huge funeral mass at Seville Cathedral in one of Spain’s largest public gatherings since the lockdown began. Sitting in the cathedral on carefully-spaced folding chairs, some could be seen wiping away tears as a nearly 90-strong choir and orchestra performed Mozart’s Requiem. Subscribe to … Read more Hundreds mourn at mass for virus victims in Seville

Australian Chamber Orchestra launches season of digital performances | 7.30

Since COVID-19 shut down the arts and entertainment world, the acclaimed Australian Chamber Orchestra has launched a season of digital performances as it struggles to survive. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go deeper on our ABC … Read more Australian Chamber Orchestra launches season of digital performances | 7.30

Beethoven, Quarantined

During the pandemic lockdown, MIT music professor Evan Ziporyn transformed his orchestra class into a remote, online learning experience at lightning speed. Absent the essentials of a space with good acoustics, access to instruments — and the physical presence of other musicians — Ziporyn and 40 undergraduates, now scattered across several countries, found new ways … Read more Beethoven, Quarantined

London Philharmonic Orchestra performs Dame Vera Lynn’s song ‘We’ll Meet Again’ | VE Day 2020

London Philharmonic Orchestra’s string quartet and percussion performs Dame Vera Lynn’s classic wartime song, “We’ll Meet Again”, with members of the London Philharmonic Choir. Read more about how the UK is commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of WW2 in Europe: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/05/07/ve-day-2020-75-anniversary-celebrations-news-live/?WT.mc_id=tmg_youtube_offsite_televideo-youtubevideo_8May8veday&utm_source=tmgoff&utm_medium=tmg_youtube&utm_content=offsite_televideo&utm_campaign=tmg_youtube_offsite_televideo-youtubevideo_8May8veday Get the latest headlines: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/ Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The … Read more London Philharmonic Orchestra performs Dame Vera Lynn’s song ‘We’ll Meet Again’ | VE Day 2020