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Easter Weekend Watching

This long weekend, The Sydney‘s team have each got a jam packed schedule of culture to ensure the time flies by with top quality cultural content. The highlights include the Live Stream of some of Mozart’s great works by pianist Benjamin Hochman on Saturday morning and the Sydney Philhamonia Choir’s Handel: Messiah on Easter Sunday with thanks to the Sydney Opera House.

Here’s the full list of where we’ll be tuning in:

FRIDAY 10TH APRIL 2020

10am: The Philadelphia Orchestra presents Wagner’s Siegfried Idyllwatch here

8pm: Salzburg Easter Festival presents Leoncavallo’s opera Pagliacci. Available from 8pm (Sydney) for 48 hours here

8pm:*  Australia National Theatre – The Dapto Chaser available on Friday and Saturday night here
*The team couldn’t agree on what to watch

10pm: Dutch National Opera streams Wagner’s Parsifalwatch here

SATURDAY 11TH APRIL 2020

9:30am: Live Stream Performance by pianist Benjamin Hochmann, presented by 92nd Street Y and includes Mozart’s Fantasia in C minor and Piano Sonatas No.14 in C minor and No.12 in F Major. Yes Please! Watch here.

8pm: Staatsoper under Den Linden presents Beethoven’s Piano Concertos No. 1 – 5Available here

SUNDAY 12TH APRIL 2020

10am: Sydney Philharmonia Choirs presents Handel: Messiah performed in Auslan. Watch it here

1pm: Art Gallery Virtual Tours

  1. The Natural History Museum, London
  2. Vatican Museum
  3. Musee de Arte de Sao Paulo
  4. The National Gallery, London

5.30pm: Sydney Dance Company – Ballet for Beginners Online Class. Learn more here

3am (Monday):  Andrea Bocelli solo performance at the historic Duomo, the cathedral of Milan, Italy. Set the alarms and watch it here

MONDAY 13th APRIL 2020

11am: Exploring the digital resources available in Australia, sample of where we’ll be delving into below:

  1. Sydney Symphony Orchestra 
  2. Melbourne Recital Hall 
  3. Sydney Opera House 

3pm: Australian Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty is available to watch until the 17 April. Tune in here

8pm: Ticket Booking for Post-Covid19 concerts and performances.
After a full weekend of great artistic content, we’re grateful to these companies for making their work available for our enjoyment online for free. We’re also now longing for the days when we can experience the magic of live performance again. We have a list as long as our arm of companies we’ll be booking tickets for, but here’s a small sample:

  1. Western Australia Symphony Orchestra have announced 2021 dates. Find out more here.
  2. Sydney Symphony Orchestra have got new dates for Birds of Tokyo
  3. Opera Australia are performing Wagner’s The Ring Cycle in November/December this year. See here
  4. Sydney Theatre Company’s Wonnangatta in September/October this year. See here.

 

The Sydney team wishes everyone a safe and healthy Easter indoors this weekend and sends thanks to the artists and organisations who have shared their work with the world. Let us know on Facebook which of our list you tuned into or if there’s any other concerts we should be putting on our list.