Covid-19: Free online concerts by world-famous classical music venues

The Met Opera is just one of many classical music venues availing its music to listeners at home without charge. Photo: AFP

As classical music venues all over the world closes its doors to curb the Covid-19 outbreak, the show still goes on - online.

In a move to provide comfort amid the chaos, reputed concert halls like Berlin Philharmonic has made its entire library of past performances available digitally.

Here's a list of links of where you can stream them:

Berlin Philharmonic

Thirty-day free access to its entire library of performances. Just use the voucher code "BERLINPHIL" by March 31 at Digital Concert Hall.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

The DSO Replay allows listeners to stream past shows for free. Sign up required.

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Centre

Both live streams and past shows are available here. No sign up required.

The Metropolitan Opera

One past concert is streamed live every day at 7.30am (Malaysian time) for free on its homepage. The live stream link will be up for 20 hours. Find out the full list of performances here.

Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra

South Korea, which has recorded over 8,000 Covid-19 cases to date, has mobilised this classical music venue to offer calm and respite to listeners at home. Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra live streamed its first concert on March 12. Stay tuned to its YouTube channel for more online concerts.

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