This week: live streamed concerts (April 6, 2020 – April 12, 2020)

Terry Riley and Gyan Riley

Composer/performer Terry Riley joins Music on Main with his son, guitarist Gyan Riley at their A Month of Tuesdays concert (filmed live Tuesday, February 18, 2020).
Tuesday, April 7 at 12:00 PM Pacific Time
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FULL PINK MOON: Opera Povera in Quarantine

Pauline Oliveros

Pauline Oliveros

Opera Povera presents FULL PINK MOON: Opera Povera in Quarantine, an international durational live stream performance of composer Pauline Oliveros’s open-form The Lunar Opera; Deep Listening For_Tunes.
Tuesday, April 7 at 9:00 PM Eastern Time
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Living Rooms Unite #3 | Transient Canvas

Transient Canvas continues its concert series, Living Rooms Unite. The series airs every Thursday at 6 pm on Facebook Live. This concert features music by J.S. Bach, Barbara White, and David Lang.
Thursday, April 9 at 6:00 PM Eastern Time
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The World Wide Tuning Meditation

The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) and Music on the Rebound present The World Wide Tuning Meditation. Ione and Claire Chase lead a global performance of the late Pauline Oliveros’s The Tuning Meditation, a sonic gathering with a legacy of bringing communities together through meditative singing. Anyone from anywhere in the world is invited to join in via Zoom to sing together from their personal phone or computer. No music experience is necessary.
Saturday, April 11 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time
RSVP Required for Zoom link
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Alone Together | Jennifer Koh

Jennifer Koh--Photo by Juergen Frank

Jennifer Koh–Photo by Juergen Frank

Violinist Jennifer Koh’s Alone Together is an online commissioning project that brings composers together in support of the many freelancers among them. Twenty-one composers have each agreed to donate a new, 30-second micro-work for solo violin while also recommending a fellow composer to write their own 30-second solo violin work on paid commission from the artist-driven nonprofit ARCO Collaborative. Koh will premiere a selection of these donated and commissioned works each Saturday at 7:00 p.m Eastern Time .
Saturday, April 11 at 7:00 PM Eastern Time
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Bearthoven: TV Dinners



Karl Larson plays Anthony Vine’s Music for an apartment on Coles St., streaming on the Bearthoven and Johnstone Fund Facebook Pages.
Saturday, April 11 at 8:00 PM Eastern Time
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golden sun

Saxophonist Bryan McNamara broadcasts a live performance of Eva-Maria Houben’s golden sun every day from Sunday through Friday during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Virtually Together: ROCO’s Anthem of Hope

River Oaks Chamber Orchestra (ROCO)

River Oaks Chamber Orchestra (ROCO)–Photo by Joel Luks

A “virtual orchestra performance” of Anthony DiLorenzo’s Anthem of Hope (initially commissioned in the wake of Hurricane Harvey), with River Oaks Chamber Orchestra’s 39 musicians from across the U.S. and Canada each recording their solo parts in their homes, edited together to create one video – in honor of the first responders, healthcare workers, and heroes of the COVID-19 crisis.
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Live@NationalSawdust is a digital home for the voices and work of the artists they have hosted over the past 5 seasons in their Brooklyn venue. Live@NationalSawdust will feature weekly releases from their archive of live performances and is free for audiences across the globe.
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Opera of the Week | Beth Morrison Projects

BMP is keeping the work of our artists out in the world as theaters are shuttered by offering an “Opera of the Week,” which will stream on their homepage.
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Sweet Land: a new opera by The Industry

The Industry is offering a stream of Sweet Land by Raven Chacon and Du Yun beginning March 29. With cameras as the only audience, the ensemble came together for one final performance to preserve a new work. A modest on-demand fee will help The Industry survive this emergency, by making up lost box office income and allowing us to fully pay the artists and crew.
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Watch Parties | On Site Opera

From mid-March to mid-April, On Site Opera will host live-streamed “watch parties” on their Facebook page. Each Monday at noon, they will show the video of one of their past site-specific opera productions, followed by a live Q&A with On Site Opera’s General & Artistic Director, Eric Einhorn. These archival videos will remain on their company’s YouTube page for public viewing through the end of April.
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Breaking the Waves | Opera Philadelphia

Opera Philadelphia provides an audio stream of Missy Mazzoli and Royce Vavrek’s Breaking the Waves.
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Need help getting started with live streaming?

Read Adam Schumaker’s Let’s Get Digital: A Quick Start Guide to Live Streaming.