Performances on line

In an effort to divulge the work of so many hard-working, resourceful, inventive, imaginative creative artists, included below is a listing of performances one can catch on line. Many of these are free. Some require for one to buy-in the way one buys a ticket to a play or a modern dance or ballet performance or a concert.

MET OPERA – Nightly Met Opera Streams ( Each day, a different encore presentation from the company’s Live in HD series is being made available for free on the Met website, with each performance available for a period of 23 hours, from 7:30 p.m. EDT until 6:30 p.m. the following day. The schedule will include outstanding complete performances from the past 14 years of cinema transmissions.

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (

The eight performing arts and educational organizations that make up Lincoln Center each have their unique mission and policies.

A quick survey of Lincoln Center’s Film Society, Jazz, New York City Ballet, NY Philharmonic, Juilliard, and Chamber Music will reveal which organizations offer, ranging from $25 for a ten-film pass from the Film Society to a few freebies from Jazz at Lincoln Center.

  • View newly-commissioned video performances filmed on the Lincoln Center campus, these performances feature artist-driven projects-in-progress.
  • Explore ON DEMAND on the Lincoln Center site that includes instrumental and vocal music from the Latin, Afro, and Jazz idioms.

Closer to home

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra ( has come up with several on line concerts, along with the POPS, its sister organization. Look for free upcoming on-line concerts.

From abroad

  • In the same vein, discover the concerts, operas and ballets available on line from Argentina’s famed Teatro Colon:

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