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Our wrap-up of the best lockdown entertainment

Our wrap-up of the best lockdown entertainment

We’re all missing live music, art and cinema during this time. If you’re looking to bring some of those experiences into your living room, we’ve wrapped up our favourite at-home entertainment to keep you going in lockdown. 

Live from Melbourne Recital Centre

Featuring live recordings of awe-inspiring artists including Luluc, Slava & Sharon Grigoryan, the Benaud Trio and Robert K. Champion, you can't miss these intimate performances from within the Melbourne Recital Centre.


The online home of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra is a membership-based video-on-demand service, showcasing virtual concerts, special events and musical experiences from the MSO, other Australian arts companies, and some of the world’s great orchestras. 

ACO Homecasts

Australian Chamber Orchestra immersive digital season ACO Homecasts features new recordings, live streamed performances, access to archival and never-released footage, specially curated playlists, in-depth interviews and more.

Kristian Chong's The Despair Of Schubert

Melbourne Digital Concert Hall

Created by musicians, for musicians, Melbourne Digital Concert Hall connects Australian artists and communities everywhere through music and technology, providing income for musicians and arts sector workers during the pandemic.

Sydney Opera House’s Stream

Take a virtual front row seat with Sydney Opera House’s streaming platform, offering access to free and paid full length performances from the Opera House stages, highlights from the multi-genre archive, presentations by local and international performing arts companies, and original content created exclusively for the platform.

MTC Digital Theatre

From the stage to your screen, MTC Digital Theatre’s latest release Berlin is a Next Stage commission by celebrated Australian playwright Joanna Murray-Smith for Melbourne Theatre Company. This romantic thriller pits the devastating shadow of history against the dazzling promise of true love.

Jonas Zschenderlein in ABO's Bach's Universe

Bach’s Universe by Australian Brandenburg Orchestra

Bach's Universe is an exclusive new digital-only Baroque music film by Paul Dyer and the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra. Viewers will enter the heart of the orchestra with stunning cinematography that offers unique insight into the interplay and invention of Baroque music performance.

ACMI’s Virtual Cinémathèque

Presented by Melbourne Cinémathèque and ACMI, each week the Melbourne Cinémathèque Committee and ACMI's Film Department presents a carefully curated program that showcases classic and contemporary films on specific directors, performers or a thematic.

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