On line Entertainment

Here is a list of shows which are being provided on-line to keep you interested and amused during your confinement. Why not try someting new; you never know what you might enjoy.

 Metropolitan Opera
Daily opera available until 6.30pm EDT following day (ie watch it the next day in Europe). Next week still to be announced, but this is the rest of this week:
Macbeth 4-5 April
Norma 5-6 April
Update: here’s the next week’s programme https://www.metopera.org/…/week…/opera-streams-weekly-guide/

Deutsche Oper Berlin
Historic broadcasts available for two days each (3pm-3pm CET), including:
Fidelio 4-6 April
Don Giovanni 10-12 April
Don Carlos 12-14 April

Staatsoper Berlin
Daily opera or concert (12pm-12pm CET), including:
Cosi 5 April
Tannhauser 6 April
Tristan 8 April
Parsifal 10 and 13 April
Rosenkavalier 16 April
Manon 19 April

Wiener Staatsoper
Daily opera available for 24 hours from 5/6/7pm CET, including:
Boheme 4 April
Elektra 5 April
Midsummer Night's Dream 6 April
Parsifal 9 April
Sylvia (ballet) 11 April
Parsifal 12 April
Rosenkavalier 13 April

Royal Opera House
One opera or ballet available for a week starting each Friday on YouTube
Acis and Galatea 3-10 April
Cosi 10-17 April
Metamorphosis (ballet) 17-24 April
Gloriana 24 April-1 May
Winters Tale (ballet) 1-8 May

La Monnaie
Seven opera available until 19/4 on YouTube, including:
Lucio Silla
La Gioconda
Tsar Saltan

Opera North
The entire Ring Cycle on YouTube

Paris Opera
One opera or ballet per week including:
March 30 - April 5: Swan Lake (2019)
April 6 - 12: The Barber of Seville (2014)
April 20 - 26: The Tales of Hoffmann (2016)
April 27 - May 3: Carmen (2017)
Plus Carmen from the Bastille is on YouTube: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zTDMvyj4TFg
And also Palais Garnier Magic Flute: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=x9nyPrJy5ek

Zurich Opera
Operas and ballets available, usually for two days, including:
I Capuletti et I Montecchi 17-19 April
Nutcracker 24-26 April
Nabucco 1-3 May
Romeo & Juliet ballet 8-10 May
Werther 21-24 May
Rigoletto 29 May- 1 June

Garsington Opera
Marriage of Figaro and Bartered Bride available on YouTube

Bolshoi Theatre
Ballets and operas available for 24 hours on YouTube including:
Boris Godunov 7 April
Nutcracker 10 April

Mariinsky Theatre
Ballets available for 24 hours:
Cinderella 4 April
Sleeping Beauty 5 April
Romeo and Juliet 7 April

Globe Theatre
Available for two weeks each on YouTube:
Hamlet 6-19 April
R&J 20 April- 3 May
MSND 4-17 May
Two noble kinsmen 18-31 May
Winters Tale 1-14 June
Merry Wives 15-28 June

National Theatre
Plays available on YouTube for one week:
One Man Two Guvnors 2-9 April
Jane Eyre 9-16 April
Treasure Island 16-23 April
Twelfth Night 23-30 April

Bayerische Staatsoper
Various operas available online, including:
L'elisir 4-18 April
Parsifal until 11 April
Lucia Di Lammermoor until 8 April
Frau ohne Schatten 11-25 April
Boris Godunov 18-2 April

Sadlers Wells
Dance available for one week, including:
Rumpelstiltskin 3-10 April
Plus more to be announced

Royal Shakespeare Company
Plays to be shown on BBC. Details tbc.

Irish National Opera
Orfeo et Eurydice, La Cenerentola and Madam Butterfly on demand

Komische Oper Berlin
Operas on demand including:
Peleas et Melisande (8 Apr), La Boheme (18 Apr) and Eugene Onegin (1 May)

Hampstead Theatre
Wonderland until 12 April: https://www.theguardian.com/…/watch-the-miners-strike-drama…
Drawing the line from 13 April

Curve Online
Importance of being Earnest https://www.curveonline.co.uk/…/watch-our-archive-recordin…/

Wind in the Willows musical

Lots of operas on demand, including some already listed above, plus Die Entfuhrung, Turn of the Screw, William Tell, Nabucco, il trovatore, Rusalka, Tosca, Xerxes etc.

There’s an Andrew Lloyd Webber musical being shown each weekend on YouTube:

Marquee TV has lots of plays, ballets and operas and is running a 30-day free trial

Update: this is a great list of (mainly UK) theatre online, some mentioned above, plus a lot more: https://www.whatsonstage.com/…/stage-shows-musicals-opera-f…