Box Office
949.553.2422


Free Live Stream Concerts & Videos
(Last Updated: March 17, 2020)

As musical organizations around the world shut down regular activity because of the coronavirius pandemic, the Philharmonic Society hopes to share some comfort and joy through this music resource list. Here, we will list a number of free live streaming concerts and videos for your enjoyment. Naturally, this is a fluid situation and the list below may be subject to further cancellations. We’ll keep updating this list, and we invite fans to send us additional performances that we can share with the community by emailing contactus@philharmonicsociety.org.


Monday, April 6, 2020
  • 9:00am PDT – On Site Opera: The Secret Gardener
  • 10:00am PDT – Hope@Home: Violinist Daniel Hope in Daily Livestreamed Concerts from his Livingroom
  • 10:00am PDT – Jazz Pianist Fred Hersch Daily Livestream
  • 10:00am PDT – Vienna State Opera: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • 10:00am PDT – Pianist Igor Levit Daily Live Stream
  • 10:30am PDT – Daily Organ Music From Worchester
  • 11:00am PDT – The Violin Channel: Violist Luke Fleming
  • 12:15pm PDT – Bavarian State Opera Monday Online Concert Series: Concert #4
  • 12:30pm PDT – Wigmore Hall: Pianist Leon McCawley plays Schubert, Janáček, Grieg and Schumann
  • 1:00pm PDT – The Violin Channel: Pianists Gregg Kallor and Dasha Koltunyuk
  • 3:00pm PDT – The Violin Channel: Violinist Rachel Lee Priday
  • 4:30pm PDT – Metropolitan Opera: Verdi’s Aida (from October 6, 2018)
  • 9:00pm PDT – Silkroad Home Sessions: Wu Tong

  • Tuesday, April 7, 2020
  • 10:00am PDT – Jazz Pianist Fred Hersch Daily Livestream
  • 10:00am PDT – Hope@Home: Violinist Daniel Hope in Daily Livestreamed Concerts from his Livingroom
  • 10:00am PDT – Vienna State Opera: Das Schlaue
  • 10:00am PDT – Pianist Igor Levit Daily Live Stream
  • 10:30am PDT – Daily Organ Music From Worchester
  • 11:45am PDT – Budapest Festival Orchestra: Quarantine Soirées #23
  • 12:00pm PDT – Opera Vision: Guillaume Tell (Recorded at Rossini Opera Festival)
  • 1:00pm PDT – The Violin Channel: Violinist Nancy Zhou
  • 2:00pm PDT – LA Opera Family Time: A livestream of The Prospector
  • 2:30pm PDT – Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: “I Can’t Believe It’s Schoenberg”
  • 3:00pm PDT – The Violin Channel: Violinist Eric Sillberger
  • 4:00pm PDT – The Greene Space: Jeremy Denk in “Well-Tempered Clavier’s Greatest Hits”
  • 4:30pm PDT – Metropolitan Opera: Puccini’s La Fanciulla del West (from January 8, 2011)
  • 5:00pm PDT – San Francisco Conservatory of Music Tiny Dorm Concert: Alumni Night

  • Wednesday, April 8, 2020
  • 7:00am PDT – Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra: Berg’s Violin Concerto
  • 10:00am PDT – Jazz Pianist Fred Hersch Daily Livestream
  • 10:00am PDT – Vienna State Opera: Ariodante
  • 10:00am PDT – Pianist Igor Levit Daily Live Stream
  • 10:30am PDT – Sheku Kanneh-Mason and the Kanneh-Mason Family Perform Classical Works
  • 10:30am PDT – Daily Organ Music From Worchester
  • 12:00pm PDT – Silk Road Home Sessions: Percussionist Haruka Fujii
  • 4:00pm PDT – LA Opera Learn at Home: James Conlon Discusses Debussy and Wagner
  • 4:30pm PDT – Metropolitan Opera: Verdi’s Falstaff (from December 14, 2013)
  • 5:00pm PDT – Ashuelot Concerts Live Chamber Music: Brahms’ Sonata for Piano & Violin No.3 in D minor (part 1)
  • 5:00pm PDT – San Francisco Conservatory of Music Tiny Dorm Concert: Historical Performance Meets Modern Music
  • 5:00pm PDT – Cliburn Watch Party: 2009 Cliburn Competition Final Round featuring Gold Medalist Haochen Zhang

  • Thursday, April 9, 2020
  • 10:00am PDT – Jazz Pianist Fred Hersch Daily Livestream
  • 10:00am PDT – Vienna State Opera: Parsifal
  • 10:00am PDT – Pianist Igor Levit Daily Live Stream
  • 10:00am PDT – Livingroom Live: Violist Dimitri Murrath plays Bach and Hindemith
  • 10:30am PDT – Daily Organ Music From Worchester
  • 11:30am PDT – London Symphony Orchestra: Stravinsky Ballet Music
  • 4:00pm PDT – LA Opera Living Room Recital: Sylvia D’Eramo and Michael J. Hawk
  • 4:30pm PDT – New York Philharmonic Weekly Performance
  • 4:30pm PDT – Metropolitan Opera: Wagner’s Parsifal (from March 2, 2013)

  • Friday, April 10, 2020
  • 9:00am PDT – Silkroad Home Sessions: Kaoru Watanbe, shinobue and taiko
  • 10:00am PDT – Jazz Pianist Fred Hersch Daily Livestream
  • 10:00am PDT – Pianist Igor Levit Daily Live Stream
  • 10:30am PDT – Daily Organ Music From Worchester
  • 10:30am PDT – Sheku Kanneh-Mason and the Kanneh-Mason Family Perform Classical Works
  • 11:00am PDT – The Royal Opera: Così fan tutte (from 2010)
  • 12:00pm PDT – Opera Vision: Cosi Fan Tutte (Recorded at Royal Opera House)
  • 4:30pm PDT – Metropolitan Opera: Gounod’s Romeo and Juliet (from April 10, 2017)
  • 5:00pm PDT – San Francisco Conservatory of Music Tiny Dorm Concert: Student Curated Brass Night
  • 6:00pm PDT – Jazz Pianist Yoko Miwa Livestream
  • 6:00pm PDT – 92Y@Home: Pianist Benjamin Hochman plays Mozart

  • Saturday, April 11, 2020
  • 10:00am PDT – Pianist Igor Levit Daily Live Stream
  • 10:00am PDT – Cliburn Watch Party: 2013 Cliburn Competition Preliminary II Recital featuring Finalist Fei-Fei
  • 10:30am PDT – Daily Organ Music From Worchester
  • 11:00am PDT – London Mozart Players: Saturday Sessions
  • 2:00pm PDT – Vienna State Opera: Die Feen (Fassung Kinder)
  • 4:30pm PDT – Metropolitan Opera: Donizetti’s Don Pasquale (from November 13, 2010)
  • 5:00pm PDT – Ashuelot Concerts Live Chamber Music: Brahms’ Sonata for Piano & Violin No.3 in D minor (part 2)
  • 5:00pm PDT – San Francisco Conservatory of Music Tiny Dorm Concert: New Music Director Curates
  • 6:00pm PDT – Del Sol Quartet: A Livestream Highlighting Living Composers
  • 6:00pm PDT – Jazz Pianist Yoko Miwa Livestream

  • Sunday, April 12, 2020
  • 7:00am PDT – Academy of Ancient Music: Handel's Messiah
  • 8:00am PDT – Vienna State Opera: Parsifal
  • 10:00am PDT – Pianist Igor Levit Daily Live Stream
  • 10:30am PDT – Daily Organ Music From Worchester
  • 11:00am PDT – London Mozart Players Saturday Sessions: Mingyuan Ruan, accordian
  • 11:00am PDT – London Symphony Orchestra: Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2
  • 1:00pm PDT – Crescent City Chamber Music Festival New Orleans: CO-VIDeo Concerts
  • 2:00pm PDT – Balboa Park Sunday Organ Concert
  • 4:30pm PDT – Metropolitan Opera: Mozart's Cosi fan tutte (from March 31, 2018)
  • 6:00pm PDT – Jazz Pianist Yoko Miwa Livestream

  • Monday, April 13, 2020
  • 9:00am PDDT – On Site Opera: Murasaki’s Moon
  • 10:30am PDT – Daily Organ Music From Worchester
  • 12:15pm PDT – Bavarian State Opera Monday Online Concert Series: Concert #5

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2020
  • 10:30am PDT – Daily Organ Music From Worchester
  • 12:00pm PDT – Opera Vision: I due Foscari (Recorded at Teatro Regio Parma)

  • Wednesday, April 15, 2020
  • 10:30am PDT – Sheku Kanneh-Mason and the Kanneh-Mason Family Perform Classical Works
  • 10:30am PDT – Daily Organ Music From Worchester
  • 12:00pm PDT – Silkroad Home Sessions: Percussionist Shane Shanahan
  • 5:00pm PDT – Ashuelot Concerts Live Chamber Music: Janacek Violin Sonata

  • Thursday, April 16, 2020
  • 10:30am PDT – Daily Organ Music From Worchester
  • 11:25am PDT – Bergen Philharmonic: Youth Soloist Competition
  • 11:30am PDT – London Symphony Orchestra: Mahler Symphony No. 2
  • 4:30pm PDT – New York Philharmonic Weekly Performance

  • Friday, April 17, 2020
  • 12:00pm PDT – Opera Vision: Nabucco (Recorded at Teatro Regio Parma)
  • 6:00pm PDT – Jazz Pianist Yoko Miwa Livestream

  • Saturday, April 18, 2020
  • 11:00am PDT – London Mozart Players: Saturday Sessions
  • 5:00pm PDT – Aaron Diehl Trio
  • 6:00pm PDT – Del Sol Quartet: A Livestream Highlighting Living Composers
  • 6:00pm PDT – Jazz Pianist Yoko Miwa Livestream

  • Sunday, April 19, 2020
  • 7:00am PDT – Academy of Ancient Music: Bach and Haydn
  • 11:00am PDT – London Symphony Orchestra: Bernstein Prelude, Fugue and Riffs

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2020
  • 12:00pm PDT – Opera Vision: Il trovatore (Recorded at National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing)

  • Thursday, April 23, 2020
  • 11:30am PDT – London Symphony Orchestra: The Rose Lake

  • Friday, April 24, 2020
  • 11:00am PDT – The Royal Opera: Gloriana
  • 6:00pm PDT – Jazz Pianist Yoko Miwa Livestream

  • Saturday, April 25, 2020
  • 10:00am PDT – Livingroom Live: Pianist George X. Fu Plays Debussy
  • 11:00am PDT – London Mozart Players: Saturday Sessions
  • 6:00pm PDT – Del Sol Quartet: A Livestream Highlighting Living Composers
  • 6:00pm PDT – Jazz Pianist Yoko Miwa Livestream

  • Sunday, April 26, 2020
  • 7:00am PDT – Academy of Ancient Music: The Marriage of Figaro
  • 10:00am PDT – Livingroom Live: Pianist George X. Fu Plays Debussy
  • 11:00am PDT – London Symphony Orchestra: The Rite of Spring
  • 12:00pm PDT – Conrad Tao, piano

  • Thursday, April 30, 2020
  • 11:00am PDT – London Symphony Orchestra: Adams and Berlioz

  • Sunday, May 3, 2020
  • 7:00am PDT – Academy of Ancient Music: Beethoven and Witt


  • Ongoing Classical Music Databases

    Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
    A collection of countless full-length concerts, as well as behind the scenes footage and interviews

    Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
    Includes upcoming April, May, and June concerts, as well as composer and conductor interviews, lectures, and behind the scenes videos. Free voucher for Digital Concert Hall (valid until March 31). Use code BERLINPHIL.

    Boston Symphony Orchestra at Home (LAUNCHING MARCH 23)
    Free access to a collection of BSO performances, videos about musicians, and behind the scenes footage.

    Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
    Free access to videos of concerts, masterclasses, lectures, and many more

    Detroit Symphony Orchestra
    Free access to videos of their concerts for the past four seasons

    Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
    Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra will be available to all music lovers on GSOplay. The concerts can be enjoyed for free for anyone on the web or through the app. New concerts available every Tuesday and Friday.

    Kennedy Center Digital Stage
    Watch extraordinary performances from the Kennedy Center's stages and beyond for free. They'll feature original works, new clips, and the best of their vast archive which you can also explore on your own.

    Kronos Quartet “Ask Me Anything”
    The Kronos Quartet is running an ongoing “Ask Me Anything.” All you need to do is comment a question and they will post a video with an answer or musical demonstration.

    La Monnaie Opera House “Virtual Season”
    Brussel’s famous opera house La Monnaie has curated a virtual season with seven recent productions available until April 19, 2020.

    Medici.tv
    Free access to select full-length concerts

    Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
    A large collection of live performances by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, including a livestream every Thursday at 12:30am that will be archived on their Youtube page.

    New York Philharmonic Plays On
    NY Phil Plays On is a new portal for free digital content filled with hours of performance footage to provide comfort and connection to millions of classical music fans worldwide.

    The Paris Opera
    Free access to a rotating selection of full-length opera, orchestra, and dance performances.

    Philharmonia Orchestra
    A digital collection of over 40 playlists and 500 videos from the Philharmonia Orchestra’s archives. New content will be released on a regular basis.

    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra At Home
    The musicians of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra want to keep music-making alive during these challenging times. With RPO at Home, they will continually update their database with videos, interactive games, podcasts and quizzes.

    The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
    Fsree access to full-length digital performances

    San Francisco Symphony: “Keeping Score” Project
    For the 1st time ever, all 9 episodes of Michael Tilson Thomas & the San Francisco Symphony’s groundbreaking “Keeping Score” project will be available to stream FREE on the symphony’s YouTube channel.

    Sydney Opera House
    The Sydney Opera House is bringing their House to yours with the new digital program of weekly live recordings, never-before-seen footage, as well as podcasts, articles, videos and more.

    World Concert Hall
    Free access to audio and video streamed full-length performances

    Past Livestreams/Videos

    March 14, 2020
  • 92nd Street Y: Garrick Ohlsson plays Beethoven and Chopin
  • Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra: March 14, 2020 Beethoven Symphony No. 3 performance available online for free

  • March 15, 2020
  • Bach Collegium Japan
  • Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Vancouver Symphony Orchestra: BeethovenFest Virtual Finale
  • Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and tenor Piotr Beczala: Werther excerpts

  • March 16, 2020
  • Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

  • March 18, 2020
  • 92nd Street Y: Soprano Fleur Barron and pianist Myra Huang perform songs by Gustav Mahler

  • March 19, 2020
  • London Symphony Orchestra: François-Xavier Roth, Isabelle Faust, and the London Symphony Orchestra perform works by Bartók and Stravinsky

  • March 20, 2020
  • J.S. Bach Foundation presents organist Rudolf Lutz
  • Jacksonville Symphony Percussion Ensemble
  • Third Coast Percussion Live From Chicago

  • March 21, 2020
  • Worcester Cathedral Choir: Daily Organ Music
  • Seattle Symphony: Nielsen Symphony No. 1

  • March 22, 2020
  • Worcester Cathedral Choir: Daily Organ Music
  • London Symphony Orchestra: Debussy, Bartok and Bruckner

  • March 23, 2020
  • Worcester Cathedral Choir: Daily Organ Music
  • Bavarian State Opera Monday Online Concert Series: Concert #2

  • March 24, 2020
  • Jazz Pianist Fred Hersch Daily Livestream
  • Worcester Cathedral Choir: Daily Organ Music
  • 92Y New York: Junction Trio
  • Johnny Gandelsman Plays Bach: Cello Suite No. 3 (arranged for violin)

  • March 25, 2020
  • Bavarian State Opera: Lucia Di Lammermoor (Available from March 25—April 7)
  • Jazz Pianist Fred Hersch Daily Livestream
  • Worcester Cathedral Choir: Daily Organ Music

  • March 26, 2020
  • Jazz Pianist Fred Hersch Daily Livestream
  • Worcester Cathedral Choir: Daily Organ Music
  • Johnny Gandelsman Plays Bach: Cello Suite No. 4 (arranged for violin)
  • Pianist Jonathan Biss Performs Beethoven

  • March 27, 2020
  • Jazz Pianist Fred Hersch Daily Livestream
  • Sheku Kanneh-Mason and the Kanneh-Mason Family Perform Classical Works
  • Worcester Cathedral Choir: Daily Organ Music

  • March 28, 2020
  • Deutsche Grammophon’s World Piano Day: Featuring Daniil Trifonov, Kit Armstrong, and many other brilliant pianists
  • Jazz Pianist Fred Hersch Daily Livestream
  • Worcester Cathedral Choir: Daily Organ Music
  • London Mozart Players: Guitarist Craig Ogden Plays Classical Guitar Works
  • Johnny Gandelsman Plays Bach: Cello Suite No. 5 (arranged for violin)
  • Third Coast Percussion: Philip Glass, Blood Orange, Jlin, and Peter Martin
  • Ashuelot Concerts Live Chamber Music: Elgar Violin Sonata
  • Boston Artists Ensemble: French Connection
  • Seattle Symphony: Dvořák Symphony No. 8

  • March 29, 2020
  • Jazz Pianist Fred Hersch Daily Livestream
  • London Symphony Orchestra: Sir Simon Rattle Conducts Sibelius and Janáček
  • Crescent City Chamber Music Festival New Orleans: CO-VIDeo Concerts
  • Seattle Symphony: Dvořák Symphony No. 8

  • March 30, 2020
  • Jazz Pianist Fred Hersch Daily Livestream
  • Johnny Gandelsman Plays Bach: Cello Suite No. 6 (arranged for violin)

  • March 31, 2020
  • Jazz Pianist Fred Hersch Daily Livestream
  • Daily Organ Music From Worchester
  • Johnny Gandelsman Plays Bach: Complete Cello Suites (arranged for violin)

  • April 1, 2020
  • Jazz Pianist Fred Hersch Daily Livestream
  • Livingroom Live: Violinist Tamsin Waley-Cohen and Pianist Xiaoyuan Fu Play Debussy
  • Sheku Kanneh-Mason and the Kanneh-Mason Family Perform Classical Works
  • Daily Organ Music From Worchester
  • Silkroad Home Sessions: Cellist Mike Block

  • April 2, 2020
  • Jazz Pianist Fred Hersch Daily Livestream
  • Livingroom Live: Pianist Gloria Campaner
  • Pianist Igor Levit Daily Live Stream
  • Daily Organ Music From Worchester
  • London Symphony Orchestra: Brahms Symphony No. 1
  • New York Philharmonic Weekly Performance
  • LA Opera: Livestream of Dog Days

  • April 3, 2020
  • Pianist Carlos Cipa Livestreams From Home
  • Jazz Pianist Fred Hersch Daily Livestream
  • Livingroom Live: Soprano Heloise Werner
  • Pianist Igor Levit Daily Live Stream
  • Sheku Kanneh-Mason and the Kanneh-Mason Family Perform Classical Works
  • Daily Organ Music From Worchester
  • Seattle Symphony Family Program Meet the Instrument: Horn
  • Opera Vision: Alceste (Recorded at Teatre La Fenice)
  • Joshua Bell: Seasons of Cuba (from December 16. 2016)
  • LA Opera Living Room Recital: Tenor Ben Bliss and Bassoonist Dana Jackson
  • Jazz Pianist Yoko Miwa Livestream

  • April 4, 2020
  • Livingroom Live: Pianist Julien Brocal Plays Schubert
  • Pianist Igor Levit Daily Live Stream
  • Seattle Symphony Family Program: Tiny Clips for Tiny Tots
  • London Symphony Orchestra: Verdi’s Requiem
  • London Mozart Players: Saturday Sessions
  • Composer and Harpist Phamie Gow in “A Moment of Time” Home Concert
  • Livingroom Live Violinist Roby Lakatos and His International Band
  • Del Sol Quartet: A Livestream Highlighting Living Composers
  • Jazz Pianist Yoko Miwa Livestream

  • April 5, 2020
  • Academy of Ancient Music: The Art of the Lute
  • Pianist Igor Levit Daily Live Stream
  • Daily Organ Music From Worchester
  • The Broad Stage Music Mornings: Cellist Lyn Harrell
  • Balboa Park Sunday Organ Concert

  • Other
  • Yo-Yo Ma playing #SongsofComfort
  • Bavarian State Opera: Judith Concerto for Orchestra/Bluebeard’s Castle (Available from March 11—March 25)
  • Bavarian State Opera: Il trovatore (Available from March 14—March 27)
  • Bavarian State Opera Monday Online Concert Series: Schumann, Mozart, Beethoven (Available from March 17—March 30)

  • Music Podcasts

    Aria Code
    Hosted by Grammy Award-winner Rhiannon Giddens and produced in partnership with US classical music radio station WQXR, The Metropolitan Opera and WNYC Studios, this classy affair provides unique insight from the likes of singers Diana Damrau, Sondra Radvanovsky, and many more.

    At Home With Gustavo
    At Home with Gustavo is a new one-hour program featuring handpicked music from the superstar conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Gustavo Dudamel. Tune in Tuesdays through Fridays from 6pm – 7 pm PST as Gustavo joins Brian Lauritzen to play his selections and discuss why these personal music choices are important to listen to in a time of social isolation.

    At the Organ
    At the Organ is a weekly podcast about the pipe organs in classical music and the people who play them. The show features interviews with organists and organ builders.

    Classical Classroom with Dacia Clay
    Dacia Clay is the music librarian at Houston public media who confesses knowing next to nothing about Classical Music. Each week, she learns from her co-workers and from classical musicians about the ins-and-outs of classical music.

    Composers Datebook
    Composers Datebook is a daily two-minute program designed to inform, engage, and entertain listeners with timely information about composers of the past and present. Each program notes significant or intriguing musical events involving composers of the past and present, with appropriate and accessible music related to each.

    Jazz Beat with Tom Reney
    A Jazz and Blues podcast from New England Public Radio's (WFCR) Tom Reney. Tom has been the host of the daily Jazz a la Mode radio program for over 30 years. He lectures widely on jazz, and his writing on music has appeared in the Boston Globe, Downbeat, Jazz Times and the jazz blog at NEPR.net.

    The Metropolitan Opera Guild Podcast
    The Met Opera podcast features artist interviews as well as behind-the-scenes glimpses of how opera works. During the regular opera season, you can listen to lectures about the upcoming performances to aid in your opera enjoyment.

    Morning Classics with Dave Garner
    Classical music from the WVIK library, hosted by Dave Garner.

    NACOcast with Sean Rice
    With an impressive 30,000 subscribers, Canadian podcaster Sean Rice is truly taking Canada – and the rest of the world – by storm. Second Clarinet in the National Arts Centre (NAC) Orchestra, Sean is no stranger to musical creativity and he shares his unique insights about the orchestra’s concerts.

    Sticky Notes: The Classical Music Podcast
    Conductor Joshua Weilerstein's podcast is for classical music newcomers and veterans. You can hear artists interviews as well a unique takes on conducting and the state of Classical Music today.


    More Info & Links