If not being able to attend concerts leaves you feeling even more disconnected while social distancing, get ready to fill your calendars with virtual performances that come pretty close to a concert experience. Philly bands and musicians are using tools like Facebook Live and Instagram TV to both play live and share recordings from their home studios and practice spaces. This gives audiences the opportunity to see artists work out of their home environments and build that connection. Just like virtual happy hours and game nights, go ahead and plan to “attend” these performances to make it feel like you get to go out while staying in.
See musicians from the Philadelphia Orchestra perform some of their favorite pieces from their practice spaces at home. Musicians including concertmaster David Kim perform for a virtual audience of Instagram followers via Instagram TV. Watch Kim play a beautiful duet with his daughter, J.S. Bach/Gounod’s “Ave Maria” as well as cellist Gloria dePasquale’s selection from Bach’s “Cello Suite No. 1,” and more. Of course, it wouldn’t be performances at home without guest appearances from pets (and there are a lot of them.) Follow the Philadelphia Orchestra as their musicians continue to
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