Musicians perform a virtual gala in COVID-19 lockdown
Theatres around the world are closed, and there is no indication of when - or if - they will reopen.
Like many of us, the leader of the Metropolitan Opera and Philadelphia Orchestra, Yannick Nezet-Seguin, has been in lockdown during the pandemic.
He has used his time in isolation to organize his musicians and singers to stage a touching artistic triumph, online.
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