METROPOLITAN OPERA
BROADCAST STATIONS
2018 - 2019 BROADCAST SEASON

We can give unqualified recommendations
for the seven (7) North American streams listed below
(we will doing further stream evaluations as
the season progresses):

1st Tier - Excellent:

KBIA HD2 (256K AAC)
Metropolitan Opera (128K AAC)
WBAA CLASSICAL (128K MP3)

2nd Tier - Very Good
:

Classical MPR (128K MP3)
IPR Classical (128K MP3)
KWTU-HD1 (56K AAC)
WPSU (256K AAC)

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Metropolitan Opera Broadcast Schedule

Links are given for the highest speed/quality audio stream and to available
high-fidelity alternative audio streams.
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NOTE: When the Met starts its broadcast earlier than GMT
1800/EDT1:00PM, some stations will time delay the
start to GMT 1800/EDT 1:00PM

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STATION
(Link in this column is to station home page)

BEST STREAM(S)
(Link in this column is to the preferred stream link - stereo unless otherwise noted)

ALTERNATE STREAMS
(Links in this column are to alternative stream links - stereo unless otherwise noted)

NOTES
(current Stream Status/
program variations)

KEY TO STREAM INFORMATION: RP = Real Player | WMP = Windows Media Player
MP3 = MP3 file format (Use WINAMP to play this file type)
| M = Mono stream
ALL CLASSICAL
Portland, Oregon, USA

96K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

 

y

AZPM Classical
Tucson, Arizona, USA

192K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable connections and higher

128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256K DSL/Cable connections and higher

48K MP3 M
(use WINAMP) for 64k Single ISDN connections & higher

2/9/2019 - IOLSNTA / BLUEBEARD'S CASTLE starts at GMT 1800/EST 1:00PM
Blue Lake Public Radio
Twin Lake, Michigan, USA
96K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k Dual & higher
n

 

CBC MUSIC
[formerly CBC2]
Toronto, CANADA

96K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 112K Dual ISDN & higher

64K AAC
(use VLC) for 112K Dual ISDN & higher

48K AAC
(use VLC) for 64k Single ISDN & higher

When a Met broadcast starts earlier than EDT 1:00PM, CBC 2 will ALWAYS begin its Met broadcasts at EDT 1:00PM

CapPublicRadio
Sacramento, Califorfnia, USA
96K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112K Dual ISDN & higher
  
Classical HQR
Wilmington, North Carolina, USA
128K MP3
(use WINAMP)
for 256k DSL/Cable & higher
none

zz

Classical IPR
(Interlochen Public Radio)
Interlochen, Michigan, USA

128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256K DSL/Cable & higher
  
Classical MPR
Minnesota, USA

Pref Stream
128K MP3

(use WINAMP)
for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

  
Classical WNIU
Dekalb, Illinois, USA
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

96K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112K Single ISDN & higher

48K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

 

CPR Classical
Denver, Colorado, USA

48K AAC
for 56k & higher

64K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher

x
ICI Musique Classique
Montreal, Quebec, CANADA

192K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable connections and higher

128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

When a Met broadcast starts earlier than EDT 1:00PM, ICI Musique will ALWAYS begin its Met broadcasts at EDT 1:00PM.

IPR Classical (Iowa Public Radio)
Iowa City, Iowa, USA

Pref Stream
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

64K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
 

Jefferson Public Radio Classics and News
Ashland, Oregon, USA

128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher
 When a Met broadcast starts earlier than EDT 1:00PM, Jefferson Public Radio will ALWAYS begin its Met broadcasts at EDT 1:00PM.
KAMU-HD1
College Station, Texas, USA

192K Ogg Vorbis
(Use WINAMP) for
256K DSL/Cable & higher

192K MP3
(Use WINAMP) for
256K DSL/Cable & higher

64K Ogg Vorbis
(use WINAMP) for 112K Single ISDN & higher

64K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112K Single ISDN & higher

When a Met broadcast starts earlier than EDT 1:00PM, KAMU will ALWAYS begin its Met broadcasts at EDT 1:00PM.

KBACH
Tempe, Arizona, USA

64K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher

128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

When a Met broadcast starts earlier than EDT 1:00PM, KBACH will ALWAYS begin its Met broadcasts at EDT 1:00PM.

KBIA HD2
Columbia, Missouri, USA

Pref Stream
256K AAC
(use WINAMP)
for 384k DSL/Cable & higher

64K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112 Dual ISDN & higher

When a Met broadcast starts earlier than EDT 1:00PM, KBIA HD2 will ALWAYS begin its Met broadcasts at EDT 1:00PM.

KDAQ
(Red River Radio)
Shreveport, Louisiana, USA


64K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112 Dual ISDN & higher
  
KDFC
San Francisco, California, USA

128K AAC
for 256K DSL/Cable connections and higher

128K MP3
for 256K DSL/Cable connections and higher
x
KENW
Portales, New Mexico, USA

32K AAC
(use WINAMP) for for 56k & higher
 When a Met broadcast starts earlier than EDT 1:00PM, KENW will ALWAYS begin its Met broadcasts at EDT 1:00PM.
KGHI
Westport, Washington, USA
128K MP3
(useWINAMP) for 256K DSL/Cable connections and higher
  

KING-FM
Seattle, Washington, USA

96K AAC
for 112k Double ISDN & higher

48K MP3
(use WINAMP)
for 64k Single ISDN & higher

 

KTTZ
Lubbock, Texas, USA
96K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher
 

 

KUAF
Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA

96K MP3
(use WINAMP) for112k Dual ISDN & higher

 

 

KUCO
Edmond/Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

128K AAC
(useWINAMP) for 256K DSL/Cable connections and higher
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher
x

KUSC
Los Angeles, California, USA

 

 

Pref Stream
96K aacPlus

(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher

128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

96K MP3
(use WINAMP) for112k Dual ISDN & higher

64K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher

NOTE: If you hear a white noise while playing the aacPlus stream we suggest you change (at your own risk) the output driver in WINAMP to the directSound Driver. See instructions for this on our Internet Radio for Techies page

KVNO
Omaha, Nebraska, USA

128K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 256K DSL/Cable & higher
32K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 56K & higher

 
KWAX
Eugene, Oregon, USA
96K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
  

KWTU-HD1
Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

Pref Stream
56K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 112k & higher

56K MP3 M
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
 
Maine Public Classical
(Maine Public-HD2)

Portland, Maine
256K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 384k DSL/Cable & higher & scaled for 128k Dual ISDN
64K MP3 M
(use
WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
 
Metropolitan Opera
New York, New York, USA

Pref Stream
128K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 256K DSL/Cable connections and higher

128K MP3
(useWINAMP) for 256K DSL/Cable connections and higher

3/30/2019 - DIE WALKÜRE starts at GMT 1700/EDT 1:00PM
NCPR
Canton, New York, USA
96K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
x

All Met Broadcasts on NCPR start at GMT 1700/EDT 1:00PM

NEPR
[New England Public Radio]
Amherst Massachusetts, USA

56K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher

96K MP3
(use WINAMP)

for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

??

Radio 91 Classical
(Nashville Public Radio)

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

96K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112 Dual ISDN & higher
  

VPR CLASSICAL
(Vermont Public Radio)
Vermont, USA

64K aacPLUS
(use WINAMP)
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher

128K MP3
(use WINAMP)
for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

64K MP3
(use WINAMP)
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher

24K MP3 M
(use WINAMP)
for 33.6k & higher

x

WBAA CLASSICAL
West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Pref Stream
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

 
WBJC
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

64K WMP scaled
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher & scaled

56K MP3 M
(use WINAMP)
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher

64K MP3 M
(use WINAMP) for 112K Dual ISDN & higher

zu
WCLV
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

128K MP3
(use WINAMP)
for 256k DSL/Cable& higher

 

4/13/2019 - SIEGFRIED starts at GMT 1600/EST 12:00PM

3/30/2019 - DIE WALKUERE starts at GMT 1630/EST 12:30PM

1/19/2019 - Pelléas et Mélisande starts at GMT 1800/EST 1:00PM

WCNY CLASSICAL
Syracuse, New York, USA

64K AAC
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher

none

This AAC stream only works in VLC (not Media Player Classic)

with station membership comes unlimited access to higher quality streams

WCPE
Wake Forest, N. Carolina, USA

128K AAC
(use WINAMP)
for 256k DSL/Cable& higher

 

128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

64K Ogg Vorbis
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher

48K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 64k Single ISDN & higher

64K WMP
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher

x
WCVE
Richmond, Virginia, USA
64K MP3
for 112k Dual USDN & higher
  
WDPR
Dayton, Ohio, USA
128K MP3
for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

xz

z

WETA
Washington, D.C., USA
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256K DSL/Cable & higher
  

WFIU-HD1
Bloomington, Indiana, USA

64K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher

128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

x

WFMT
Chicago, Illinois, USA

256K aacPlus
(use WINAMP) for 384k DSL/Cable & higher & scaled for 128k Dual ISDN

 

128K aacPLUS
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

64K AAC
56K connections and higher

12/8/2018 - IL TRITTICO starts at GMT 1800/EST 1:00PM

aacPLUS Stream: If you hear a white noise while playing this stream we suggest you change (at your own risk) the output driver in WINAMP to the directSound Driver. See instructions for this on our Internet Radio for Techies page

WFSQ-FM
Panama City, Florida, USA

224K AAC
for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

112K AAC
for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

128K MP3
(use WINAMP)
for 256k & higher

40K AAC
(use WINAMP)
for 256k & higher

AAC streams work only on VLC player
WGCU
Fort Myers, Florida, USA
128K MP3
(use WINAMP)
for 256k & higher
  
WHRB
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
64K aacPLUS
(use WINAMP) for 56k & higher

96K  MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher

aacPLUS Stream: If you hear a white noise while playing this stream we suggest you change (at your own risk) the output driver in WINAMP to the directSound Driver. See instructions for this on our Internet Radio for Techies page

WHRO 90.3
Hampton Roads, Virginia, USA
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256K DSL/Cable & higher
  

WJMJ
Prospect, Connecticut, USA

64K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
  
WKAR
East Lansing, Michigan, USA
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256K DSL/Cable & higher
  
WKAR Classical
East Lansing, Michigan, USA
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256K DSL/Cable & higher
  
WKNO
Cordova, Tennessee, USA

56K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112K Dual ISDN & higher
  
WMUK-1
Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112K Dual ISDN & higher
  
WNED
Buffalo, NY, USA/Toronto, Ontario, Canada

64K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
  
WOMR
Provincetown, Massachusetts, USA
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher
nonex
WOSU-Classical 101
Columbus, Ohio, USA

128K AAC
for DSL/Cable connections and higher

x

x

 

WPPB
Southampton, New York, USA
56K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112 Dual ISDN & higher
  
WPR All Classical
Wisconsin Public Radio
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
96K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112K Dual ISDN & higher

56K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 112 Dual ISDN & higher

All Met Broadcasts on WPR All Classical start at GMT 1700/EDT 1:00PM

WPR NPR News and Classical
Wisconsin Public Radio
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

80K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 112 Dual ISDN & higher

128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for DSL/Cable & higher

All Met Broadcasts on WPR NPR News and Classical start at GMT 1700/EDT 1:00PM

 

WPSU 1
State College, Pennsylvania, USA

Pref Stream
256 AAC

(use WINAMP)
for
384k DSL/Cable & higher

96K MP3
(use WINAMP)
for 256k & higher

AAC stream only works in VLC (not Media Player Classic)

WQCS HD 1
Ft. Pierce, Florida, USA

32K AAC
for 56K & higher
  
WQED
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k & higher
nonex

WQXR
New York, New York, USA

128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k & higher

48K aacPLUS
(use WINAMP) for 56k & higher

aacPLUS Stream: If you hear a white noise while playing this stream we suggest you change (at your own risk) the output driver in WINAMP to the directSound Driver. See instructions for this on our Internet Radio for Techies page

WRTI Classical
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k & higher

z

z

 

WSMR-HD2
Tampa/St. Petersberg, Florida, USA
128K WMP
for 256k & higher & scaled

64K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher

z
WUFT Classic
Gainesville, Florida, USA
32K AAC
For 56k & higher
 A very good stream for users on slow/dial-up connections or with monthly data caps

WUOL
Louisville, Kentucky, USA

160K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher
 

x

WUOT
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

96K MP3
(use WINAMP)
for 256k & higher & scaled

z

x

WVTF
Roanoke, Virginia, USA
128K MP3
(use WINAMP)
for 256k & higher


This AAC stream only works in VLC (not Media Player Classic)z

WWNO Classical
New Orleans Public Radio
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
128K AAC
for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

When a Met broadcast starts earlier than EDT 1:00PM, WWNO will ALWAYS begin its Met broadcasts at EDT 1:00PM.

WXXI
Rochester, New York, USA

64K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
  

 

ADDITIONAL STATIONS CARRYING METROPOLITAN OPERA - April 20, 2019

STATION
(Link in this column is
to station home page)

BEST STREAM
(Link in this column is to
the preferred stream
link - stereo unless
otherwise noted)

ALTERNATE STREAMS
(Links in this column are to alternative stream links - stereo unless otherwise noted)

 
KEY TO STREAM INFORMATION: RP = Real Player | WMP = Windows Media Player
MP3 = MP3 file format (Use WINAMP to play this file type)
| M = Mono stream | all streams tested on 12/2/17
BBC RADIO 3
UNITED KINGDOM

96K stereo aac
suitable for Dual ISDN 256K connections and higher

128K MP3 [WINAMP]
suitable for Dual ISDN 256K connections and higher

48K stereo aacPlus
suitable for 384K Dual ISDN connections and higher

[This links to a 320K stream in the U.K. only]

4/20/2019 -I LA CLEMENZA DE TIT0starts at GMT 1730/EDT 1:30PM

BR KLASSIK
Munich, GERMANY

128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k connections & higher

 

 

 

CATMÚSICA
Barcelona, SPAIN

151K AAC
for 256k & higher

 

Copy/Paste link in Media Player Classic (on Windows 7, will not work in Chrome Browser)

DEUTSCHLANDFUNK KULTUR
Berlin, GERMANY
104K (VBR) stereo Ogg Vorbis
for 256K DSL/Cable connections and higher

128 MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256K DSL/Cable connections and higher

56K Ogg Vorbis
for 112K Dual ISDN connections and higher

33K Ogg Vorbis M
for 56K connections and higher

64K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112K Dual ISDN connections and high80er

 

ESPACE 2
Lausanne, SWITZERLAND
96K aacPlus
(use WINAMP) for 128k & higher

If you hear a white noise while playing this stream we suggest you change (at your own risk) the output driver in WINAMP to the directSound Driver. See instructions for this on our Internet Radio for Techies page

128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

aacPlus stream: If you hear a white noise while playing this stream we suggest you change (at your own risk) the output driver in WINAMP to the directSound Driver. See instructions for this on our Internet Radio for Techies page

NACIONAL CLASICA FM 96.7
Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA

128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256K DSL/Cable connections & higher

 

4/20/2019 - LA CLEMENZA DI TITO starts at GMT 1645/EDT 12:45PM

 

RADIO ÖSTERREICH INTERNATIONAL
Vienna, AUSTRIA

192K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112k Single ISDN connections
[occasionally skips material in transmission]

4/20/2019 - LA CLEMENZA DE TIT0starts at GMT 1730/EDT 1:30PM

RAI RADIO 3
Rome, ITALY

128K aacPlus
for 256K DSL/Cable connections & higher

 

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