Enterprising establishments have been reside-streaming opera, ballet and classical-music performances to cinemas for some years, so some have adapted rapidly to current developments. The Metropolitan Opera in New York is internet hosting “Nightly Met Opera Streams” on its website. Opera-lovers will be treated to filmed performances of favourites corresponding to Puccini’s “La Bohème” and Verdi’s “La Traviata”. Last week, the Philadelphia Orchestra played two of Beethoven’s symphonies to an empty hall, broadcast on Facebook Live.
This emergency aid fund has been set up to assist mitigate COVID-19 related financial losses that artists and small to mid-size arts and tradition organizations have suffered. Individuals may apply for up to $2,000 and use the award however they see fit. Awards to organizations will vary as much as $25,000 and will be scaled based on finances size, up to $2 million. This fund was created to assist performing artists whose earnings has been … Read More