Hello Everyone! The weather is wonderful! It’s time to dance and sing! Here are some Performing Arts listings to watch and take part in this week:
Check out the cool dance performances for children from Tanzkomplizen on their Vimeo site for free here (Including one called Billy, where a performer dances with the famous IKEA shelving unit)
Lincoln Center at Home
>Songwriting workshop with M. Ashley
and TODAY Thursday 8pm CST (2 pm EST) Vocal Workshop live with Ms. Ashley:
Learn about melismas in music by taking a closer look at singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Zeshan B’s #ConcertsForKids on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/LincolnCenterNYC
Also check out the 20 minute Concert on the Lincoln Center at Home Facebook page: Morley and Chris Bruce perform an uplifting duet on acoustic guitars for #ConcertsForKids! Weaving together the threads of jazz, soul, and folk traditions, they offer original songs filled with hope and joy that reflect our connection to each other and the natural world. https://www.facebook.com/LincolnCenterNYC
>Pantomime Workshop: Write and star in your own silent comedy with Mr. B:
It’s Songwriting Week at The New Victory Theater!
Check out this great series of videos and get working on your own song!
DANCE WITH THE ROCKETTES!
Follow the Rockettes on Instagram for a live dance class every Thursday!
12pm Eastern, 6pm Berlin Time
Kindertanz in English online
2.5-5 Years Old
Second City’s Really Awesome Improv Show,
Thursday 2pm EDT, 8pm Berlin Time, so for older kids who can stay up….
This family friendly, high energy improv show, is fun for all ages, and relies on audience suggestions and participation, very “Whose Line is it Anyway,” but 100% family friendly.The performance is free, but they request donations. Register here:
Musician Tom Chapin and his daughters The Chapin Sisters host “Mornings with Papa Tom,” a free family folk music concert/singalong coming live from their living room every weekday.
17:00 Berlin Time (11 am EDT)
The Metropolitan Opera
Streaming online performances every night this week for free. They go live at 7:30 pm EDT but you can view them on their website until 6:30 pm the next day, and Saturdays’ performance is 1pm EDT, so 7pm in Berlin.
This rest of this week’s Metropolitan Opera Live in HD schedule:
Wednesday, April 22: Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann
Starring Anna Netrebko, Kathleen Kim, Ekaterina Gubanova, Joseph Calleja and Alan Held
Thursday, April 23: Lehár’s The Merry Widow
Starring Renée Fleming, Kelli O’Hara and Nathan Gunn
Friday, April 24 (Viewers’ Choice): Verdi’s La Traviata
Starring Natalie Dessay, Matthew Polenzani and Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Saturday, April 25 (at 1pm): At-Home Gala
More than 40 leading artists perform in a live stream from their homes around the world.
Sunday, April 26: Rossini’s La Cenerentola
Starring Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez