METROPOLITAN OPERA
BROADCAST STATIONS
2016 - 2017 BROADCAST SEASON

This page is in the process of an extensive modification, partly due to the
apparent deterioration in sound
quality of most of the North
American internet audio streams....

We can only give unqualified recommendations for five of the North
American streams listed below, now duly updated:

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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

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
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

Blue Lake Public Radio
Twin Lake, Michigan, USA
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k Dual & higher
n

z

CBC 2
Toronto, CANADA

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

z

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
128K MP3
(use WINAMP)
for 256k DSL/Cable & higher
none

zz

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

No

Classical NH
Concord, New Hampshire, USA

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

none

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

64K MP3
(usw WINAMP) for 56k & higher

z
HPM Classical
Houston, Texas, USA
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher
z

z

ICI MUSIQUE
Montreal, Quebec, CANADA

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

none

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

128K MP3
for 256k DSL/Cable & higher
onez
KBAQ
Tempe, Arizona, USA

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

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

z

KBIA2
Columbia, Missouri, USA
64K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112 Dual ISDN & higher
xx

KING-FM
Seattle, Washington, USA

96K AAC
for 112k Double ISDN & higher

 

96K MP3
(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

KQAC
Portland, Oregon, USA

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

96K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & 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 MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher
KUSC
Los Angeles, California, USA

96K aacPlus [WINAMP]
(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

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

96K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112k

x

Yes

Maine Public Classical
Portland, Maine, USA

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

Metropolitan Opera
New York, New York, USA
128K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 256K DSL/Cable connections and higher
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256K DSL/Cable connections and higher

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

No

All Met Broadcasts on NCPR start at GMT 1800/EDT 1:00PM

NEPR
[New England Public Radio]
Amherst Massachusetts, USA
96K MP3
(use WINAMP)

for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

Radio Kansas
Hutchinson, Kansas, USA
128K MP3
(Use WINAMP)
for
256k & higher

Yes

VPR CLASSICAL
(Vermont Public Radio)
Vermont, USA

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

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

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

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

x

WABE CLASSICS (HD2)
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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

none

All Met Broadcasts on WABE start at GMT 1700/EST 1:00PM

WAMC
Albany, New York, USA
256K AAC
(use WINAMP)
for
384k DSL/Cable & higher

64K AAC
for 112 Dual ISDN & higher

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

z

WBJC
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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 112k Dual ISDN & higher

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

4/15/2017 - Aida starts at GMT1700/EST 1:00PM

WCNY CLASSICAL
Syracuse, New York, USA

64K AAC
(use WINAMP)
for 112k Dual ISDN & higher
none

with station membership comes unlimited access to higher quality streams

 

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

xz

z

WETA
Washington, D.C., USA
128K WMP
for 256k DSL/Cable & higher
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher
x
WFCL-FM
(Classical 91 One)
Nashville, Tennessee, USA

96K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 12 Dual ISDN & higher

z

z

WFIU-HD1
Bloomington, Indiana, USA

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

x

x

WFMT
Chicago, Illinois, USA

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

 

64K aacPlus
(use WINAMP) for 112k DSL/Cable & higher

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

WGTE
Toledo, Ohio, USA
64K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 33.6k & higher
nonez
WHRB
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
48K aacPLUS
(use WINAMP) for 56k & higher

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

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

12/3/2016 - Manon Lescaut starts at GMT1730/EST 12:30PM

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 Classical
Hampton Roads, Virginia

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

z

z

WICR-HD2
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
48K AAC
(use WINAMP) for DSL/Cable & higher

none

No
WOMR
Provincetown, Massachusetts, USA
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher
nonex
WOSU-Classical 101
Columbus, Ohio, USA

128K MP3
for DSL/Cable connections and higher

x

x

 

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

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

z

z

 

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

WQXR
New York, New York, USA

96K AAC
for broadband connections & higher

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

32K 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

96K Flash Stream: Once stream opens, press "PLAY"

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

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

z

z

WXXI
Rochester, New York, USA

64K AAC
for 112K Dual ISDN & higher

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

z

 

ADDITIONAL STATIONS CARRYING METROPOLITAN OPERA - May 13, 2017

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 09/31/15
ARS - 3.PROGRAM
(RADIO SLOVENIA)
Ljublana, SLOVENIA

192K MP3
for DSL/Cable & higher & scaled

x

x

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

BR KLASSIK
Munich, GERMANY

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

56K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k connections & higher

5/13/2017 - Der Rosenkavalier starts at GMT 1659/EDT 12:59PM

FRANCE MUSIQUE
Paris FRANCE

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

x

5/13/2017 - Der Rosenkavalier starts at GMT 1800/EDT 2:00PM

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

48K WMP 9
for 56K & higher and scaled

5/13/2017 - Der Rosenkavalier starts at GMT 1700/EDT 1:00PM

LATVIA RADIO KLASIKA
Riga, LATVIA

96K aacPlus
for 256k DSL/Cable & higher & scaled

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

128K MP3
for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

32K WMP 9 M
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

NDR KULTUR
Hamburg, GERMANY
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher & scaled
96K WMP 9
for 256k DSL/Cable & higher & scaled

5/13/2017 - Der Rosenkavalier starts at GMT 1700/EDT 1:00PM

RADIO CLASICA DE ESPANA
Madrid, SPAIN
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k Cable/DSL & higher

x

4/22/2017 -- Eugen Onegin starts at GMT 1650/EST 12:50PM

RADIO CLASICA NACIONAL
Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA

80K MP3
for 256K DSL/Cable connections & higher

x

x

RADIO ÖSTERREICH INTERNATIONAL
Vienna, AUSTRIA

128K WMP 9
for 128k & higher & scaled

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

x

RTP ANTENA 2
Lisbon, PORTUGAL

64K WMP 9
(use WINAMP) for 128K & higher

160K AAC
suitable for 256K DSL/Cable Connections

x

 

SVERIGES RADIO P2
Stockholm, SWEDEN

x

192K stereo MP3 [WINAMP]
for 256K DSL/Cable & higher

128K MP3
for 256k & higher

96K aacPlus [WINAMP]
for 112K Dual ISDN & higher

64K MP3
for 128K & higher

32K aacPlus [WINAMP]
for 56K & higher

32K mono MP3 [WINAMP]
for 56K & 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

WDR 3
Cologne, GERMANY
256K MP3
(use WINAMP) for DSL/Cable & higher

95K AAC
for 112K Dual ISDN & higher

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

5/13/2017 - Der Rosenkavalier starts at GMT 1700/EDT 1:00PM

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