Music Events with Online | Chicago Reader

Music Events with Online

Loading...
  • Detail View
  • List View
  • Grid View
19 results

Pasión Latina Free Online

Streaming anytime

Buy TicketsFree

,

Lyric Opera's Ryan Opera Center presents a free streaming virtual concert, hosted by soprano Ana María Martínez and featuring songs from Puerto Rico, Mexico, Cuba, Guatemala, Argentina, and Spain. The lineup includes Ryan alums René Barbera, David Portillo, Mario Rojas, and Richard Ollarsaba and two current Ryan ensemble members—Denis Vélez and Puerto Ricardo José Rivera. It's available through the Lyric YouTube and Facebook pages.

Take Me to the World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration Free All Ages Online

Available any time on YouTube

,
In honor of Stephen Sondheim's 90th birthday and the 50th anniversary of the Broadway opening of Company, Raúl Esparza, who won a Tony as Bobby in the 2006 revival of the latter, produced this all-star virtual concert of Sondheim's work. The lineup includes performances and tributes from Patti LuPone, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Nathan Lane, Bernadette Peters, Kelli Peters, and many others. Mary-Mitchell Campbell served as music director and Paul Wontorek as director. Available free, but donations accepted for ASTEP (Artists Striving to End Poverty), a nonprofit founded by Campbell and Juilliard students to help youth in underserved communities receive access to arts training.

Civic Orchestra of Chicago episode 3: Saint-Georges, Clarke, and Hensel Free All Ages Early Warnings (Music) Online

Ongoing


Members of the Civic Orchestra perform work by Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, Rebecca Clarke, and Fanny Hensel. Streaming on the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's cso.tv website and app.

CSO for Kids: School's Out! featuring Justin Roberts and musicians from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra All Ages Early Warnings (Music) Online

Ongoing

Buy Tickets


A program designed for children ages five and up, streaming at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's website (Roberts, Beethoven).

Beyond the Aria featuring Janai Brugger, Will Liverman, Kathleen Felty, and Craig Terry Agenda Online

Ongoing

Buy Tickets


Opera and classical repertoire filmed on the stage of the Harris Theater in February 2021. Streaming on the Harris Theater website; viewers must create a free account with the theater to watch.

Civic Orchestra of Chicago episode 1: Montgomery, Akiho, Sorey, and Adams Free All Ages Online

Ongoing


Members of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago perform work by Jessie Montgomery, Andy Akiho, Tyshawn Sorey, and John Adams. Streaming on the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's cso.tv website and app.

Civic Orchestra of Chicago episode 2: Shared Reality Free All Ages Online

Ongoing


Members of the Civic Orchestra perform in Buntrock Hall at Symphony Center with a program of work by Jeff Scott, Missy Mazzoli, Nicole Mitchell, Justina Repečkaitė, and Lisa Atkinson. Streaming on the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's cso.tv website and app.

Elohim presents Music is Medicine Free Early Warnings (Music) Online

Wednesdays, 5 p.m.


Elohim hosts an interview and variety show focused on mental health, weekly on Twitch.

Giraffage Free All Ages Early Warnings (Music) Online

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 8 p.m.


Livestream on Twitch.

In Isolation with EOB Free All Ages Early Warnings (Music) Online

Thursdays, 1 p.m.

,
Musician Ed O'Brien hosts an Instagram Live talk and performance show interviewing fellow musicians and more.

Friday Night Fuzzbox Recommended Free All Ages Online

Fridays, 9 p.m.


Every Friday night, the Fuzz Box DJs live stream a five-hour set of party music including soul, post-punk, psych, noise-rock, and more on their Twitch channel.

Lawrence Brownlee and Friends: The Next Chapter Free Online

Available online anytime

Buy TicketsFree

,

Lyric Opera's Ryan Opera Center presents a free streaming concert "celebrating the depth and breadth of Black artistry," hosted by tenor Lawrence Brownlee, who also served as the artistic advisor for the event. It's available via YouTube and Facebook.

Maybe Something Beautiful Free Online

Premieres Thu 4/1, 10 AM CDT; then available online anytime

Buy TicketsFree

,

Chicago Children's Theatre and the Negaunee Music Institute of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra collaborate on this short film project, inspired by the award-winning book by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell and illustrated by Rafael López. Five CSO musicians perform classical works by Latino composers, accompanied by bilingual English/Spanish narration by actor Jasmin Cardenas and puppets (designed by director Will Bishop), to tell a story about a little girl, Mira, who pastes a drawing of a sun on an alley wall, with unexpected results.

Nocturna featuring DJ Scary Lady Sarah Recommended Free All Ages Online

Tuesdays, 8 p.m.


Livestream at DJ Scary Lady Sarah's Twitch channel.

DJ Z-Trip Free All Ages Early Warnings (Music) Online

First Thursday of every month, 9 p.m.


Livestream at Insomniac's website or Twitch channel.