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Al Jazeera 11 Jun 2020

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.

Al Jazeera's Mike Hanna has more.

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