METROPOLITAN OPERA
BROADCAST STATIONS
2019 - 2020 BROADCAST SEASON

Due to concerns about the coronavirus crisis, the Metropolitan Opera has cancelled
all performances through March 31st. There will be no live Saturday afternoon
opera broadcasts for at least the next three weeks. They will instead be offering archives performances:

We can give unqualified recommendations
for the five (5) North American streams listed below:

1st Tier - Excellent:

KMUC (256K AAC)
Metropolitan Opera (128K AAC)
WBAA CLASSICAL (128K MP3)

2nd Tier - Very Good
:

KDFC (128K AAC)
KWTU HD1 (56K 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

x

x

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

1/4/2020 - Der Rosenkavalier starts at GMT 1800/EST 1:00PMx

Blue Lake Public Radio
Twin Lake, Michigan, USA
96K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112K Dual ISDN & higher
n

x

CapPublicRadio
Sacramento, Califorfnia, USA
96K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112K Dual ISDN & higher
x

x

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

Classical HQR
Wilmington, North Carolina, USA
112K MP3
(use WINAMP)
for 256k DSL/Cable & higher
none

x

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

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

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

x

x

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

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

x

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 AAC scaled
for 256k DSL/Cable & higher & scaled

x

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

x

JPR Classics
Ashland, Oregon, USA

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

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

64K AAC

When a Met broadcast starts earlier than EDT 1:00PM, KAMU 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
x

x

KDFC
San Francisco, California, USA

Pref Stream
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
112K MP3
(useWINAMP) for 256K DSL/Cable connections and higher
  x

KING-FM
Seattle, Washington, USA

96K AAC
for 112k Double ISDN & higher

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

x

KMUC (Classical 90.5)
Columbia, Missouri, USA

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

x

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

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

x

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

 

 

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

1/4/2020 - Der Rosenkavalier starts at GMT 1800/EST 1:00PM

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

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

KWTU HD1
Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

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

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

 

NCPR
Canton, New York, USA
96K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
x

Stream only plays in VLC (will not play in WINAMP)

All Met Broadcasts on NCPR start at GMT 1800/EST 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

x

Radio 91 Classical
(Nashville Public Radio)

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

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

x

VPM (formerly WCVE)
Richmond, Virginia, USA
64K MP3
for 112k Dual USDN & higher
x x

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

x

x

WBJC
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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

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

x

WCLV
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

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

 

1/4/2020 - Der Rosenkavalier starts at GMT 1800/EST 1:00PM

WCNY CLASSICAL
Syracuse, New York, USA

32K AAC
for 56k & 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
WDPR
Dayton, Ohio, USA
128K MP3
for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

xz

x

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

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

1/4/2020 - Der Rosenkavalier 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 56k & higher

x

WGTE
Toledo, OHIO, USA
96K AAC
(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

1/4/2020 - Der Rosenkavalier 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

WKAR
East Lansing, Michigan, USA
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256K DSL/Cable & higher
x

x

WKNO
Cordova, Tennessee, USA

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

x

WMUK-1
Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112K Dual ISDN & higher
x

x

WNED
Buffalo, NY, USA/Toronto, Ontario, Canada

128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256K DSL/Cable & higher
x x
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
x x
WPR All Classical
Wisconsin Public Radio
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

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

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

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

WPSU 1
State College, Pennsylvania, USA

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

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

x

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

WQED
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k & higher
none x

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

x

 

WUFT Classic
Gainesville, Florida, USA
48K AAC
For 56k & higher
x

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

x

WUOT
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

96K MP3
for 256k & higher & scaled

z

x

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

x

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

WXXI | Classical 91.5
Rochester, New York, USA

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

 

ADDITIONAL STATIONS CARRYING METROPOLITAN OPERA - March 28, 2020

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)

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 streams tested on 12/2/19
DR P2 KLASSISK
Copenhagen, DENMARK

256K aac
for DSL/Cable & higher

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

96K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 128k & higher

3/28/2020 - Werther starts at GMT 1820/EST 2:20PM

HR2 KULTUR
Frankfurt, GERMANY
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

48K WMP 9 M
for 56K & higher and scaled

x

NDR KULTUR
Hamburg, GERMANY
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher & scaled
v

x

RADIO 4
NETHERLANDS

192K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k & higher

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

x

RADIO ÖSTERREICH INTERNATIONAL
Vienna, AUSTRIA

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

x

3/28/2020 - Werther starts at GMT 1830/EST 2:30PM

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