METROPOLITAN OPERA
BROADCAST STATIONS
2021 - 2022 BROADCAST SEASON

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

1st Tier - Excellent:

Metropolitan Opera (128K AAC)

2nd Tier - Very Good:

Classical MPR (128K MP3)
IPR Classical (128K MP3)
KAMU HD-1 (192K MP3)
KBIA HD-2 (Classical 90.5) (256K AAC)
KDFC (128k AAC)

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Metropolitan Opera Broadcast Schedule

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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

XNO opera

AZPM Classical
Tucson, Arizona, USA
192K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher
128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher
48K MP3 M
for 56k & higher
cNO opera
Blue Lake Public Radio
Twin Lake, Michigan, USA
96K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112K Dual ISDN & higher
x

XNO opera

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

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

XNO opera

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

Carries their own opera

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

Not carrying the Met on 2/26/2022

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

xWFMT Series

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

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

Pref Stream
128K MP3

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

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

CNO opera

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

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

xWFMT Series

CPR Classical
Denver, Colorado, USA

48K AAC
for 56k & higher

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

XListen (Still lists MET)

ICI Musique Classique
Montreal, Quebec, CANADA

Pref Stream
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

Listen

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

CWFMT Series

JPR Classics and News
Ashland, Oregon, USA

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

NO opera

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

Pref Stream
192K MP3

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

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

WFMT Series

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

KBIA HD-2 (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

NO opera

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

CLISTEN (Still lists MET)

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

xNO opera

KENW
Portales, New Mexico, USA

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

WFMT Series

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
MNO opera
KING
Seattle, Washington, USA

128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 56k & higher

x

6/18 - Seattle opera; 6/25 - NO opera

Will not carry the MET Strauss Elektra on 4/16/2022

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

xLISTEN (Still lists MET)

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
xWFMT Series

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

6/18 thru 7/9 - LA Opera on Air

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

XLISTEN (Still lists MET)

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

x

Prob. WFMT Series, but LISTENX
Metropolitan Opera
(Free Stream)
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

The Met's own stream does not carry broadcasts that are delayed/not "live"

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

NO Opera

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
(use WINAMP) for 112k Dual USDN & higher
x xWFMT Series

VPR CLASSICAL
(Vermont Public Radio)
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

CWFMT Series

WBAA CLASSICAL
West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

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

x

CxNo Opera

WBJC
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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

x

CWFMT Series

WCLV
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

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

xx

xNo Opera

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

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

xz

XxWFMT Series

WFIU 1
Bloomington, Indiana, USA

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

128K MP 3
(use WINAMP) for 256k DSL/Cable & higher

CWFMT Series

WFMT
Chicago, Illinois, USA

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

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

WFMT Series

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

64K MP3
(use WINAMP)
for 256k & higher

40K AAC
(use WINAMP)
for 56k & higher

XWFMT Series

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

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

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

Non Sat Opera - listen to SUNDAY opera

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 MRecheck Fri nite
WKNO
Cordova, Tennessee, USA

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

CWFMT Series =-- WKNO or
WKNO-HD2?

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

128K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 256K DSL/Cable & higher
x xWFMT Series
WOMR
Provincetown, Massachusetts, USA
128K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 256K DSL/Cable & higher
x M2:00PM EDT - WFMT Series
WOSU-Classical 101 Columbus, Ohio, USA 128K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 256K DSL/Cable & higher
x LNo opera
WPSU 1
State College, Pennsylvania, USA

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

x

No opera

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

WQCP 91.5 FM
Ft. Pierce, Florida, USA
32K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 56k & higher
64K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112 Dual ISDN & higher

B

WQED
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
192K AAC
(use WINAMP) for 256k & higher
none xLISTEN - Still lists MET

WQXR
New York, New York, USA

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

48K aacPLUS
(use WINAMP) for 56k & higher

6/18 -Lafont Audition Finals; 6/25 - "Special Programming"

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

xWFMT Series

 

WUFT Classic
Gainesville, Florida, USA
96K AAC
For 56k & higher
64K MP3
(use WINAMP) for 112 Dual ISDN & higher

LISTEN - Reg. Sked shows no Sat opera, but their Opera page mentions WFMT Series

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

WUOT
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

96K MP3
for 256k & higher & scaled

z

xWFMT Series

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

x

xListen - prob no opera

 

ADDITIONAL STATIONS CARRYING METROPOLITAN OPERA - June 11, 2022

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
BBC RADIO 3
UNITED KINGDOM

96K stereo aacPlus
suitable for 384K Dual ISDN connections and higher

[This links to a 320K stream in the U.K. only]

 

6/11/2022 - The Rake's Progress starts at GMT 1830/EDT 1:30PM

DEUTSCHLANDFUNK KULTUR
Berlin, GERMANY
104K (VBR) stereo Ogg Vorbis
for 256K DSL/Cable connections and higher

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

56K Ogg Vorbis
for 112K Dual ISDN connections and higher

33K Ogg Vorbis M
for 56K connections and higher

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

2

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

48K MP3 M
for 56K & higher and scaled

3.

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

x

RADIO 4
NETHERLANDS

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

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

5

SVERIGES RADIO P2
Stockholm, SWEDEN

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

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

192K MP3
for 256K DSL/Cable & higher

128K MP3
for 256k & higher

32K aacPlus [WINAMP]
for 56K & higher

64K MP3
for 128K & 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 AAC
Use Media Player Classic (on Windows 7, will not work in Chrome Browser)

128K AAC
Use Media Player Classic (on Windows 7, will not work in Chrome Browser)

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