METROPOLITAN OPERA
BROADCAST STATIONS
2020 - 2021 BROADCAST SEASON

The Arts Sector and COVID-19 Relief

We can give unqualified recommendations
for the six (6) North American streams listed below:

1st Tier - Excellent:

KMUC (Classical 90.5) (256K AAC)
WBAA Classical (128K MP3)

2nd Tier - Very Good
:

IPR Classical (Iowa Public Radio) (128K MP3)
KDFC (128K AAC)
WBJC (128K MP3)

WUOL (160K MP3)

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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

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

x

CapPublicRadio - Music
Sacramento, Califorfnia, USA
96K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112K Dual ISDN & higher
48K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 64k Single ISDN and higher

x

CBC MUSIC
[formerly CBC2]
Toronto, CANADA

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

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

48K AAC
for 56k & higher

The 96K AAC stream has intermittent clicking (about once a minute)

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

ClassicalHQR
Wilmington, North Carolina, USA
128K 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

48K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 56K & higher

x

Classical NH
Concord, New Hampshire, USA
256K AAC
for 384K & higher
64K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
 
Classical WMUK 89.9
Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

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

x

Classical WETA
Washington, D.C., USA
128K AAC
for 256K DSL/Cable & higher

96K AAC
for 256k & higher

128K 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 AAC scaled
for 256k DSL/Cable & higher & scaled

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

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

x

JPR Classics and News
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
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher

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

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

x
KMUC (Classical 90.5)
Columbia, Missouri, USA

Pref Stream
256K AAC

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

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

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

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

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

32K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 56K & higher

x

KWTU (Classical 88.7)

Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

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

64K MP3 M
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
x
Maine Public Classical
Portland, Maine
64K MP3 M
(use
WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & 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

VPM
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

Pref Stream
128K MP3

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

 

x

WCLV
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

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

x

x

WCPE
Wake Forest, N. Carolina, USA

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

 

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

48K AAC
(use WINAMP)
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher

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

 
WDPR
Dayton, Ohio, USA
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

xz

x

WFIU 1
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

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

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

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

64K AAC
56K connections and higher

12/5/2020 - 256K and 64K AAC/aacPlus streams are not working at the moment.

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

 

WGTE
Toledo, OHIO, USA
96K AAC
(use WINAMP)
for 256k & higher

   
WGUC
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
320K MP3
(use WINAMP) for DSL/Cable & 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
Hampton Roads, Virginia, USA
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k & higher
   
WKAR
East Lansing, Michigan, USA
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256K DSL/Cable & higher
x

x

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
x

x

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

128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256K DSL/Cable & higher
x x
WOMR
Provincetown, Massachusetts, USA
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256K DSL/Cable & higher
   
WOSU-Classical 101 Columbus, Ohio, USA 128K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 256K DSL/Cable & higher
   
WPSU 1
State College, Pennsylvania, USA

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

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


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

WQCS FM HD1
Ft. Pierce, Florida, USA
32K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 56k & higher
64K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112 Dual ISDN & higher
 
WQED
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
192K 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
64K MP3 M
(use WINAMP) for 112 Dual ISDN & higher

A very good stream for users on slow/dial-up connections or with monthly data caps

WUOL
Louisville, Kentucky, USA

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


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

 

 

ADDITIONAL STATIONS CARRYING METROPOLITAN OPERA - April 3, 2021

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
BARTOK RADIO
Budapest, HUNGARY

96K stereo aacPlus
(use WINAMP) for 256k Dual ISDN & higher

96K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k 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

NACIONAL CLASICA FM 96.7
Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA

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

 

 

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