Around The Web

Live-streamed performances, resources, and activities we love from around the web, updated weekly.


Performances and Livestreams

Wigmore Hall: Fall Series Continues
Don't miss this fall's series of concerts from Wigmore Hall in London! You can stream free concerts several times a week throughout October and November, with artists including violinist Jennifer Pike, the Gould Piano Trio, soprano Mary Bevan, the Elias String Quartet, violinist Leonidas Kavakos, mezzo-soprano Christine Rice, pianist Igor Levit, and more! Note: all performance times are in British Summer Time (BST).

Living Room Live Rebroadcasts
Relive this summer's concerts from Living Room Live! Viewers can stream past performances by a wide variety of artists including cellist Louise McMonagle, flutist Alba Luna Sanz Juanes, harpsichordist Elena Vorotko, violinist Keir GoGwitt, and many more. Watch these programs anytime you want from home!


Staff Picks From Around the Web

Now Hear This
Haydn: King of Strings

Violinist Scott Yoo chases the secret histories of the "first classical composer," Franz Joseph Haydn.

The Met Museum:
The Met Collection

Browse the Metropolitan Museum of Arts’ virtual collection of masks, musical instruments, and more!

Royal Opera House
Presents Cubanía

Danza Contemporánea de Cuba's riveting performance of La Ecuación is definitely not to be missed.

Wide World of Music:
Guide to 100 Instruments

Discover the sounds, sights, and clefs of 100 instruments from around the world. Fun for the whole family!


Selected Previous Staff Picks

Explore The Stars With
The October Night Sky

The Space Tourism Guide shares a list of must-sees this month, including a stunning meteor shower.

Discover Alvin Ailey
Through "Revelations"

Join the Kennedy Center for a behind-the-scenes look at Revelations, Alvin Ailey’s dance masterwork.

Singing On The Land:
Music Across NC

New works every week! Celebrate stories of historic sites across North Carolina through music.

The Origins of Music:
The Story of Guido

Explore the origins of music with the story of Guido d’Arezzo, brought to you by the Odd Quartet.

Behind the Screen
Podcast About Auditions

Join hosts JT Kane and Matt Corey and special guests as they go behind the scenes of orchestras and auditions.

Fun Videos From
Cliburn Kids

Explore a collection of entertaining videos designed to introduce children to the fun of classical music.

Classical New York
Presents Stewart Goodyear

Pianist and composer Stewart Goodyear joins host Zev Kane on WQXR Classical New York.

Yoga Accompanied
By A String Quartet

Enjoy a yoga pass with live music played by musicians from Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra in Sweden.

NPR Performance Today
With Host Fred Child

Enjoy a full radio broadcast featuring violinist Anyango Yarbo-Davenport and a composition by BMC faculty member Robert Aldridge.

The Connection Between
Poetry and Music

Composed, produced, and remixed: the Poetry Foundation presents the greatest hits of poems about music.

Redes: The Iconic Film
Of the Mexican Revolution

Don't miss excerpts from the 1936 film Redes, presented by the PostClassical Ensemble.

Lunch Doodles
With Mo Willems

Join a Kennedy Center Education Artist-in-Residence at Home for a quick, kid-centric drawing lesson!

Institute for
Composer Diversity

This platform is dedicated to the celebration, education, and advocacy of composers, with a database for programming their works.

Learning to Listen:
A Roundtable Discussion

Young Concert Artists hosts this discussion about the nuances of the Black experience in classical music and beyond.

Jane Goodall Narrates
For An Animated Poem

Anthropologist Dr. Jane Goodall narrates this story of hope as we emerge from COVID-19 lockdown.

Indian Classical Dance
Presented by The Met

Incredible dancers take to the stage in this digital premiere of Nrityagram: Samhāra Revisited.