This page is a compendium of mostly free stuff so that I don’t have to keep sending emails to people event-by-event, and so that you, dear readers, don’t have to find those emails when you want them.

Last updated June 3, 2023 at 11:55pm

Recent Concerts

Monday, May 29

Coming Soon

Saturday, June 3

Monday, June 5

  • Wigmore Hall

Saturday, June 10

Monday, June 12

Monday, June 19

Saturday, June 24/23

Monday, June 26

  • Wigmore Hall (8am EDT)


Canadian Artists/Companies/Venues

Against the Grain Theatre

No current attractions.

Amici Chamber Ensemble

Angela Hewitt

  • Recital from the Chopin Institute on YouTube: Bach, Mozart & Chopin

Arts & Letters Club of Toronto

Art of Time

There are many excerpts from past concerts on YouTube.

Koerner Hall / Royal Conservatory of Music

Koerner Hall has announced their 2023/24 season.

There are many concerts/recitals in their library.

Tapestry Opera

Toronto Consort / Early Music TV

The Toronto Consort’s 2022/23 season has been announced for in-person attendance. Concerts will be recorded and streamed on Early Music TV (paid service).

Toronto Summer Music

Some past concerts remain available online. The 2023 season has been announced.

Toronto Symphony Orchestra

The TSO has announced its 2023/24 season.

Trio Arkel

Trio Arkel has resumed live performances with no seating restrictions. They will no longer be streaming concerts, but will provide excerpts on their website. Some performances from past concerts are available there.

Their program La Bonne Chanson is available for free viewing.

  • Russell Braun, Carolyn Maule, Rémi Pelletier and Erika Raum as well as Trio Arkel’s Marie Berard and Winona Zelenka in a program of Beethoven, Vaughan Williams, Shostakovich and Fauré.

USA Artists/Companies/Venues

Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival

The 2023 festival will run from August 4 to 18 and five concerts will be livestreamed free.

Across the Pond

Concertgebouw Orchestra

There is a large library of free concerts available from the Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam including a performance conducted by the TSO’s music director, Gustavo Gimeno. Note that you will have to first create an account on their site to access the older material, but after that it’s a big collection including the complete Mahler symphonies.

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

The GSO has a page with their upcoming concerts.

  • No concerts pending

… and links to previously archived ones.

Holland Baroque

  • Violinist Aislinn Nosky and Holland Baroque play a program of music by Telemann in the Polish style.
  • Bach: Art of Fugue arranged for string quartet and harpsichord

London Philharmonic Orchestra

A series of concerts is available free on Marquee TV for 48 hours after initial posting. You must create a free account on Marquee TV to watch.

  • June 24/23: Mahler’s Fifth

National Theatre

The National Theatre in London, UK, has an NT at Home program allowing subscription access to their library of plays with a choice of monthly or a discounted annual payment. Recent additions to the online library are Hamlet and Frankenstein (both casts), Ian McKellen On Stage, and Lear with McKellen in the lead role.

Wiener Staatsoper

To view screenings from the Staatsoper, you must create an account, but then they are free. Normally they are available for 72 hours from the live broadcast. Current listings are on their calendar page.

Wigmore Hall

You will need to create an account to watch stuff from Wigmore Hall, but it’s free! The streaming list is now available here.

Past Concerts:

Time Limited Streams

Plus many more in their library


National Film Board

The National Film Board has a lot of free online content including their animation page. Of course this includes the ever popular Blackberry Subway Jam.

A series of shorts on recipients of the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award:

University of Toronto Faculty of Music