MIAMI (CBSMiami) – In these times of dealing with all of the uncertainties, many are finding the best medicine for dealing with the stress just might be music.
Whether it’s a soulful concert by indy artist James Blake in his living room via Instagram Live or singer Chris Martin taking requests while playing his piano at home, the music world is reacting in the best way they know – on all social platforms.
Singer Neal Diamond was a little bolder recently when he reached out on social media with a message to fans that he changed up the lyrics to his classic Sweet Caroline to be relevant for the times.
Fans of the Great White Way can get their fill of the theater world and performances
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Broadway Producer and Director Richard Jay-Alexander said it’s filled with everything a true fan of live theatre will love.
“It’s like one-stop shopping, I leave it up all day and spend a good two to three hours there because it’s fast, it’s like a clipping service of chat shows with broadway personalities, you can watch the Rosie show if you missed it on Sunday night,” he said.
The Rosie show he’s referring to is 12-time Emmy Award winner and Tony Award recipient Rosie O’Donnell in a one-night-only return of the legendary “The Rosie O’Donnell Show.”.
It’s a fundraiser for The Actors Fund in order to help in this time of crisis.
If you’re a fan of classical music, Miami Beach’s New World Symphony and it’s director, Michael Tilson Thomas, will be curating a series of archival broadcasts. From digital moderated discussions with guest artists, masterclasses and concerts to classical music on streaming platforms.
“The impulse to share is real,” said New World Symphony President Howard Herring. “We are doing that online. We will be releasing a good number of wall casts concerts and our own fellows playing in a series called ‘Live from a Living Room. All the info will be nws.edu.”
The British poet William Congreve wrote “Music hath charms to sooth a savage breast,” so let’s let it soothe all of us now as we continue to be “safe at home.”