Music Monday | The Metropolitan Opera
Each day, the Metropolitan Opera will share a different encore presentation from the company’s Live in HD series for free streaming on the Met website. Each performance will be available from 7:30pm EDT until 6:30pm the following day. Monday April 13 they will feature Mozart’s Così fan tutte.
These free streams will present encores of past performances from the past 14 years of cinema transmissions, starring all of opera’s greatest singers.
On Monday April 6 they featured: Giuseppe Verdi’s Aida, set in the Old Kingdom of Egypt. Starring Anna Netrebko, Anita Rachvelishvili, Aleksandrs Antonenko, Quinn Kelsey, Dmitry Belosselskiy, and Ryan Speedo Green, conducted by Nicola Luisotti. Originally performed: October 6, 2018.
Virtual Tour Tuesday | Rijksmuseum
Dive into the collection of Rijksmuseum founded in 1800 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Feast your eyes upon works by Rembrandt, Vermeer, and Van Gogh to name a few!
They also have a free app ‘Rijksmuseum’ where you e-visit at your own pace featuring interactive floor plans and 14 different multimedia tours. #rijksmuseumfromhome
Watch & Read Wednesday | Best books set in Europe!
Travel to your favorite countries or discover new cities through the magic of reading. Find inspiration for your next read here while keeping the spark of wanderlust alive. Enjoy!
Check-in with Michaela as she takes over the Music Contact International Instagram for the day!
Free Format Friday | Human to Human Benefit Event
In a time of isolation and uncertainty, music can be both universal and unifying.
Human To Human, a Facebook Live Benefit Event that occurred on Saturday, April 11th raising over $60,000 with all proceeds benefiting PLUS1’s COVID-19 Relief Fund working in conjunction with MusiCares and Sweet Relief.
Confirmed performances include Alec Benjamin, Andrew McMahon, Grouplove, Jewel, Hunter Hayes, Jewel, Lauren Daigle, Lucie Silvas, Nicolas Petricca (Walk The Moon), Pete Yorn, Rick Springfield, Skylar Grey, Tim McIlrath (Rise Against), Tori Kelly, and more.
Stay connected with us @musiccontactinternational on Facebook for other upcoming live-events!
The Metropolitan Opera, Rijksmuseum, Lonely Planet, Michaela, Human to Human.