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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. For more information about any station on this list, visit our STATIONS PAGE. When you are finished with this page, CLOSE THIS WINDOW to return to the schedule page you came from.

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

CBC 2
Toronto, CANADA

64K WMP 9
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher

 

32K WMP 9
for 28.8k & higher

CPR
Denver, Colorado, USA
48K aacPlus
(use WINAMP) for 56k & higher.

32K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 56k & higher

20K WMP
For 28.8k & higher

 
DWOJKE POLSKIE RADIO
Warsaw, POLAND

192K WMP 9
for 256k & higher & scaled

64K WMP 9 M
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher & scaled
 
ESPACE MUSIQUES
Montreal, Quebec, CANADA

256K WMP 9
for DSL Cable Broadband & scaled

 

 

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

96K WMP 9
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher & scaled

 

 

Filarmonia
Lima, PERU
40K MP3
(use WINAMP)for 64k Single ISDN & higher
??K Flash Player  
GPR (Georgia Public Radio}
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
96K WMP 9
for 128k & higher

 

12/12/07 - GPR has a new home page and a new 96K WMP 9 stream, but schedule pages are not yet up, so we still do not know if they are carrying the Met this season.

KAMU
College Station/Bryan, Texas, USA

192K MP3
(use WINAMP)for 256k DSL/Cable & scaled for 112k Dual ISDN, 56k & 28.8k

96K G2 RP 8
for 256k DSL/Cable & scaled for 112k Dual ISDN and for 56k & 28.8k

48K MP3 [WINAMP] M
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher

This station sometimes cuts away before the end of operas that last longer than 3 1/2 hours (beware of War & Peace, Die Walkure, Carmen, Tristan & Isolde and Ernani).
KBAQ
Tempe, Arizona, USA

48K WMP 9
for 56k & higher & scaled for slower connections

 

48K WMP 9
for 56k & higher
& scaled for slower connections

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

24K MP3 M
for 33.6k & higher

KBIA2
Columbia, Missouri, USA
32K WMP 9
for 56k & higher
32K MP3 M
for 56k & higher
 
KBPS
Portland, Oregon, USA

64K WMP 9
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher

44.1K G2 RP 6
for 56k & scaled for 19.2K

32K WMP 9
for 56k & higher

32K MP3 M
(use WINAMP) for 56k & higher

KBYU
Provo, Utah, USA

 

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

32K aacPlus
for 56k & higher

32K MP3 M
(use WINAMP)

for 56K & higher

aacPlus streams: use the aacPlus codec from Orban. Download the plugin here. Only for WIn 2000/XP or later. MAC computers use REAL PLAYER.

2/2 MET Op. pre-empted!

KCHO
Chico, California, USA
44.1K G2 RP 8 M
for 56k & higher & scaled for 28.8k
none

KCME
Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

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

32K MP3 M
(use WINAMP)

for 56k& higher

If these streams don't play (we encountered a "parsing error") listen through the Live 365 links from KCME directly.

KCSC
Edmond/Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

96.5K G2 RP 10
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher & scaled for 56K, 28.8K & 19.2K
none  

KING-FM
Seattle, Washington, USA

64K ABACAST
for 112k Double ISDN & higher

32K WMP 9
for 28.8k & higher

32K MP3 M
(use WINAMP)
for 56k & higher

NOTE: The first time you use the ABACAST stream you will be prompted to install the ABACAST plug-in; say YES/OK and the plug-in will install itself and the stream will be playing within a couple of minutes (If for some reason the plug-in does not install go to the ABACAST download page and download and install the plug-in there

KMST
(formerly KUMR)
Rolla, Missouri, USA
44.1K G2 RP 8
for 56k & higher & scaled for 28.8k & 19.2k
none  
KOHM
Lubbock, Texas, USA
20K WMP 7
for 56k & higher
none
KRVS
Lafayette, Louisiana, USA
32K MP3 M
(use WINAMP)
for 56k & higher
 
KSUI
Iowa City, Iowa, USA

44.1K G2 RP 6 M
for 56k & higher & scaled for 28.8k
none
KTEP
El Paso, Texas, USA
20.7K G2 RP 6 M
for 28.8k & higherM
for 28.8k & higher
none  
KUAF
Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

   
KUAT
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
(use WINAMP)
for 64k Single ISDN connections & higher

 

KUHF
Houston, Texas, USA
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher
 
KUNR
Reno. Nevada, USA
20K WMP 9
For 28.8k & higher
20K WMP 9
For 28.8k & higher
 
KUSC
Los Angeles, California, USA
96K MP3
(use WINAMP)
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
32K MP3
(use WINAMP)
for 56k & higher
KUSF
San Francisco, California, USA
56K MP3
(use WINAMP)
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
 

to access the stream click on the "Listen Now" link at the upper left corner of the home page

KWAX
Eugene, Oregon, USA

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

KXPR
Sacramento, California, USA

96K MP3
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher

 

40K MP3
for 56k & higher

Maine Public Radio
Portland, Maine, USA

24K MP3 M
(use WINAMP) for 32k & higher

20K WMP 9
for 28.8k & higher

20K WMP 9
for 28.8k & higher

NCPR
Canton, New York, USA
22K MP3 M
(use WINAMP) for 28.8k & higher
   
NETRadio (Nebraska Public Radio)
Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
32K WMP 9
for 56k & higher
  May not be carrying the Met this season?

VPR CLASSICAL
Vermont, USA

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

WABE
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

32K WMP M
for 56k & higher

   
WAMC
Albany, New York, USA
64K MP3 M
(use WINAMP)
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
32K WMP 9
for 56k & higher

 

WBAA
West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

256K G2 RP 10
for 256k DSL/Cable & higher & scaled for 56k & 28.8k

256K G2 RP 10
for 256k DSL/Cable & higher & scaled for 56k & 28.8k

128K WMP 9
for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

20K WMP 9
for 28.8k & higher

The second 256 G2 RP 10 stream will only run properly when Protocal is set for UDP (see our techies page for more details)
WBSU (Indiana Public Radio)
Muncie, Indiana, USA
32K G2 RP 8
for 56k & higher
   
WCBU
Peoria, Illinois, USA
64K MP3
(use WINAMP)
for 256k DSL/Cable & higher
   
WCLV
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

32K WMP
for 28.8k & higher

60K OGG VORBIS
(use WINAMP) for 112K Single ISDN & higher


28K OGG VORBIS [WINAMP]
for 33.6k & higher

WCNY
Syracuse, New York, USA

32K WMP
for 28.8k & higher
none

with station membership comes unlimited access to higher quality streams

WCPE
Wake Forest, North Carolina, USA

55K OGG Vorbis
(use WINAMP)
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher

 

96K  MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
32K G2 RP 8
for 56k & higher & scaled for 28.8k & 19.2k
20K WMP
for 28.8k & higher
22K Quicktime M
for 28.8k & higher

 

WETA
Washington, D.C., USA
32K WMP
for 56k & higher
32K WMP M
for 56k & higher
WFCR
Amherst Massachusetts, USA
24K MP3 M
for 33.6k & higher
none

WFDD
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
176K G2 RP 8
for 56k & higher
  Did NOT carry War & Peace on 12/22 - may mean they are not cxarrying Met b'casts this season...

WFIU
Bloomington, Indiana, USA

128K WMP 9
for 256k DSL/Cable & higher & scaled for 56k & 28.8k

44.1K G2 RP 8
for 56k & higher &scaled for 28.8k

 

WFMT
Chicago, Illinois, USA

48K [WINAMP]
[Use WINAMP] for 112k Dual ISDN & higher

 

WGCU
Fort Myers, Florida, USA
64K WMP
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
   
WGUC
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
64K WMP 9
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
 

WHRB
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
96K  MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
24K MP3 M
(use WINAMP)
for 56kK & higher

24K MP3 stream is sometimes preempted for sports broadcasts

WHRO
Hampton Roads, Virginia

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

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

?K Quicktime

for ?k & higher

WIAA
Interlochen, Michigan, USA
32K WMP 9
for 56k & higher & scaled
   
WICR
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
64K MP3
(use WINAMP) 112k Dual ISDN
& higher & scaled for 28.8k

 

WITF
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA

40K WMP 9
for 64K Single ISDN & higher & scaled for 28.8k
none

Only the WMP 9 player can handle WMP scaling

WKAR
East Lansing, Michigan, USA
192K G2 RP 10
for 256k DSL/Cable & higher & scaled for 112k Dual ISDN, 56k & 28.8k
128K WMP 9
for 256k DSL/Cable & higher & scaled

Only the WMP 9 player can handle WMP scaling

WKNO
Memphis, Tennessee, USA
64K WMP 9
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
none
WKYU
Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA
24K MP3 M
(use WINAMP) for 33.6k & higher
none  
WMCE
Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
20 K WMP
for 28.8k & higher
none

If you experience skipping with this stream, search for and open the file mplayer2.exe (Windows Media Player Version 6.4), copy the stream link (http://wmce.mercyhurst.edu/index.htmwmce.asx) and paste it into the Open location inside WMP 6.4 to play this stream in the older version which should improve playback.

WMUK
Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

96K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
24K MP3 M
(use WINAMP) for 33.6k & higher
WNPR
(Connecticut Public Radio)

Hartford, Connecticut, USA
24K MP3 M
(use WINAMP)
for 33.6k & higher
none  
WOI-FM
Ames, Iowa, USA
176.4K G2 RP 8
for DSL/Cable & higher & scaled for 112k Dual ISDN, 56k, 28.8k & 19.2k
none  
WOMR
Provincetown, Massachusetts, USA
24K MP3 M
(use WINAMP) for 33.6k & higher
none
WOSU
Columbus, Ohio, USA
96.5K G2 RP 8
for 112k Dual ISDN & scaled for 56k
64K WMP 9 M
for 112k Dual ISDN & highe
r
WPLN
Nashville, Tennessee, USA

32K G2 RP 8
for 56K & higher & scaled for 28.8k and 19.2k

20K WMP
suitable for 28.8k & higher

WPR
Wisconsin Public Radio
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

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

 

66.2K RP 8
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher & scaled for 56k & 19.2k
48K WMP 9/Abacast
for 64k single ISDN & higher

40K MP 3
(use WINAMP) for 56K & higher

20K WMP 9/Abacast

suitable for 28.8k & higher

NOTE: The first time you use the ABACAST stream you will be prompted to install the ABACAST plug-in; say YES/OK and the plug-in will install itself and the stream will be playing within a couple of minutes (If for some reason the plug-in does not install go to the ABACAST download page and download and install the plug-in there

WPSU
University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
96K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
24K MP3 M
(use WINAMP) for 33.6k & higher
WQED
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
64K WMP 9
for 112k Dual ISDN& higher & scaled
none

WQXR
New York, New York, USA

96K WMP 9
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
96K G2 RP 8
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
96K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher

32K WMP 9
for 56k & higher
32K G2 RP 8
for 56k & higher
64K ULTRAVOX M
suitable for 28.8k & higher

If you hear a white noise while playing the Ultravox 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
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

96K aacPlus
{Use WINAMP}
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
64K MP3 [WINAMP] M
for 112 Dual ISDN & higher

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

 

WUFT
Gainesville, Florida, USA

320K WMP 9
for 384k & higher & scaled for 256k

32K WMP 9
for 56k & higher

320K WMP 9 - To play this stream, you MUST upgrade to WMP Version 9 or higher - this stream CANNOT be played with WMP 7

WUGA
Athens, Georgia, USA

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

32K MP3 M
(use WINAMP)
for 56kK & higher

WUOL
Louisville, Kentucky, USA

32K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
none Stream is now a really lousy sounding 32k / 16kHz stereo MP3 stream - we should REMOVE this station from the list

WUOT
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

256K G2 RP 10
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher & scaled for 33.6k

192K WMP 9
for 256k & higher & scaled

32K Quicktime6 MP4
for 56k & higher

96K G2 RP 10 - This stream is only playable on RP 10

WUSF
Tampa/St. Petersberg, Florida, USA
64K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher

64K WMP
for 112 Dual ISDN & higher & scaled for 56k & 28.8k

24K MP3 M
for 33.6k & higher

WVTF
Roanoke, Virginia, USA
32K MP3 M
(use WINAMP) for 56k & higher & scaled for 28.8k & 19.2k
64K MP3-Pro M
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
WWFM
Trenton, New Jersey, USA
96K WMP 9
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
20K WMP 9
for 28.8k & higher

ABACAST - Use WINAMP 5.09 or later - If you hear a slight buzz 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.

WWNO
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

43K WMP
for 28.8k & higher
none

XLNC1
Tijuana, MEXICO

40K WMP 9
for 56k & higher

40K WMP 9
for 56k & higher

 

ADDITIONAL STATIONS CARRYING METROPOLITAN OPERA - May 3, 2008:

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 | = stream has not been checked since 12/11/2004
BARTOK RADIO
Budapest, HUNGARY

353K G2 RP 6
for DSL/Cable & higher & scaled

320K MP3
for DSL/Cable & higher
160K MP3
for 256k Broadband & higher
128K MP3
for 256k Broadband & higher
96.7K G2 RP 6
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher & scaled
224K MP3 160K WMP
for 256k Broadband & higher

80K aacPlus [WINAMP]
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
64K aacPlus [WINAMP]
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
96K WMP
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher & scaled
96K MP3
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
56K MP3
for 64k Single ISDN & higher

aacPlus streams: 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

 

BBC RADIO 3
UNITED KINGDOM
64.1K G2 RP 8
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher & scaled for 28.8k & 19.2k
none

 

DWOJKE POLSKIE RADIO
Warsaw, POLAND

192K WMP 9
for 256k & higher & scaled

64K WMP 9 M
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher & scaled
 
NDR KULTUR
Hamburg, GERMANY
93.7K G2 RP 8
for 256k DSL/Cable connections & higher & scaled for 28.8k & 19.2k
96K WMP 9
for 256k DSL/Cable connections & higher & scaled
 
RADIO TRE (RAI)
Rome, ITALY

32K G2 RP 8
for 56k & higher & scaled for 28.8k & 19.2k

   
RTP ANTENA 2
Lisbon, PORTUGAL
64K WMP 9
for 112k Dual ISDN& higher
   

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