Here are three great live concert webcasts to choose from, with music ranging from Haydn to Bernstein to Cage.
On Friday, February 22, 2019 at 8:00 PM EST (GMT -5) Leonard Slatkin and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will present works by John Cage, Leonard Bernstein, Samuel Barber, and Kristin Kuster. You can see the concert at https://www.dso.org/live. Here’s the program:
Kristin Kuster: Dune Acres (world premiere)
Leonard Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story and other selections
But wait, there’s more! You’ll have to make a choice:
On Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 3:00 PM EST (GMT -5) Leonard Slatkin and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra will present “Maximum Minimal”, featuring music by Steve Reich, Philip Glass, and John Adams. You can see the concert here. Here’s the program:
Also on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 3:00 EST (GMT -5), the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra (SPCO), conducted by Tito Muñoz, will present “Reflections on Home”. You can see the concert here. Here’s the program:
Maya Miro Johnson: wherever you go, there you are (world premiere)
Lembit Beecher: Say Home (world premiere)
If you’re not available for the SPCO concert, it will be available for on-demand viewing later at the SPCO concert library website. Detroit Symphony Orchestra webcasts can be viewed at a later date with a subscription to their Replay program (a benefit of a tax-deductible contribution to the DSO).
Whatever you decide to watch, I hope you will enjoy it!