METROPOLITAN OPERA
BROADCAST STATIONS
2023 - 2024 BROADCAST SEASON

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As of January 20th, we can give unqualified recommendations for:

1st Tier - Excellent:

KMUC (aka KBIA-HD2) (256K AAC)
Metropolitan Opera (128K AAC)


2nd Tier - Very Good:

Classical IPR (128K MP3)
Classical 90.7 KVNO (320K AAC)
FMT (128K aacPLUS)

3rd Tier - Good:

KDFC (128K AAC)
KUSC (96K AAC)
VPM Music (64K MP3)
Your Classical MPR (128K MP3)


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high-fidelity alternative audio streams.
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NOTE: Usually, when the Met starts its broadcast earlier than
GMT 1800/EDT 1:00PM, some stations will time delay the
start to GMT 1800/EDT 1:00PM; the Boheme on 1/13 starts at GMT 1730/EDT 12:30PM,
so some stations will start then but some will time shift, starting at GMT 1800/EDT 1:00PM instead

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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

12/23/2023 - NOT carrying TannhauserX

AZPM Classical
Tucson, Arizona, USA

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

1400K FLAC
(use VLC only)
This stream is unstable

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

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

4/20/2024 - NOT carrying La Rondine

The 128K AAC and 1400K FLAC streams may have to play for a few minutes before they settle into playing steadily. Except for its instability, the FLAC stream would be 3rd Tier Honor Roll.

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

6

CBC MUSIC
[formerly CBC2]
Toronto, CANADA

192K AAC
(use VLC only)
for 256k DSL/Cable & higher, and scaled for 64k Single ISDN and higher


The stream has intermittent clicking (about once a minute)

Classic 107.3
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
32K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 56k & higher
  W

Classical 90.7 KVNO
Omaha, Nebraska, USA

Pref Stream
320K AAC

(use WINAMP) for 384k & higher

320K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 384k & higher

96K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 56k & higher

 Wv
ClassicalHQR 92.7
Wilmington, North Carolina, USA
128K MP3
(use WINAMP)
for 256k DSL/Cable & higher
 

W

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

Pref Stream
128K MP3

(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher
x L
Classical KING
Seattle, Washington, USA

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

x

64/6/2024 - NOT carrying Elisir, pre-empted for Anthony Davis's X

Classical NH
Concord, New Hampshire, USA
256K AAC
for 384k & higher
  W
Classical WMUK 89.9
Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

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

 

Classical Wyoming
Laramie, Wyoming, USA
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher
  L
CPR Classical
Denver, Colorado, USA

48K AAC
for 56k & higher

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

2

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

 

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

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

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

W

KCME
Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
32K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 56k & higher
  A very good stream, but occasionally drops its connection42
KDFC
San Francisco, California, USA

Pref Stream
128K AAC
for 256k DSL/Cable connections and higher

96K AAC
for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

128K MP3
for 256K DSL/Cable connections and higher

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

L

KENW
Portales, New Mexico, USA

32K AAC
(use WINAMP) for for 56k & higher
x N
KMUC (aka KBIA-HD2)
Columbia, Missouri, USA

Pref Stream
256K AAC
(use WINAMP) for DSL/Cable & higher
  1/20/2024 - Not airing Dead Man Walking
KTTZ - FM
Lubbock, Texas, USA
96K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher
x

L

KUSC
Los Angeles, California, USA

 

 

Pref Stream
96K aacPlus

(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher

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

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

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

32K AAC
(use VLC) for 56k & 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

KWAX
Eugene, Oregon, USA

96K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
  W
Maine Public Classical Music
Portland, Maine
256K AAC
for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

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

4X
Metropolitan Opera
(Free Streams)
New York, New York, USA

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

Pref Stream
128K MP3

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

The Met's own streams do not carry broadcasts that are delayed/not "live"

NCPR
Canton, New York, USA

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

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 1700/EDT 1:00PM

Red River Radio KDAQ
Shreveport, Louisiana, USA


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

L

Vermont Public Classical
Vermont, USA

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

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

VPM MUSIC
Richmond, Virginia
, USA
Pref Stream
64K MP3

(use WINAMP) for 112 Dual ISDN & higher
   
WBAA CLASSICAL
West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

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

x

N

WBJC
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

64K AAC
(use WINAMP)
for 256K DSL/Cable & higher

x

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

WCLV
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

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

xx

N

WCPE (The Classical Station)
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

64K WMP
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher

N
WDPR 88.1 FM
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 MP 3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

C

WFMT
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Pref Stream
128K aacPLUS

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

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

3/16/2024 - Turandot starts at GMT 1700/EDT 12:00NOON

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 Classical Radio
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

4

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

x W2C
WHRB
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
64K aacPLUS
(use WINAMP) for 56k & higher

128K  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
x W
WKNO
Cordova, Tennessee, USA

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

2

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

128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256K DSL/Cable & higher
x W
WOMR
Provincetown, Massachusetts, USA
128K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 256K DSL/Cable & higher
x W
WOSU-Classical 101
Columbus, Ohio, USA
128K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 256K DSL/Cable & higher
x 42

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

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

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

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

WPR All Classical
Wisconsin Public Radio
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

56K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 112K 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

WQED
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
192K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher
none

On 2/4/2023 this station cut away from Macbeth in mid-opera with no explanation.

WQXR
New York, New York, USA

128K MP3
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

WRKF Classical
Baton Rouge, Louisiana,, USA
256K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 384k & higher
  N

WRTI Classical
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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

z

L

WUFT Classic
Gainesville, Florida, USA

96K AAC
For 112 Dual ISDN & higher

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

W

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

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

N

Your Classical MPR
Minnesota, USA

Pref Stream
128K MP3

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

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

N

 

ADDITIONAL STATIONS CARRYING METROPOLITAN OPERA - April 13, 2024
 

 

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