Friday, 14 September 2018

Met Opera on Demand - now available

In support of the new BA in Music, the Library has taken out a subscription to Met Opera on Demand, an online streaming database of full-length opera performances from the New York Metropolitan Opera.

The archive consists of 650 performances, going back seventy years, offering video and audio streaming of the Met's classic repotoire.

The composers range from Mozart, Handel, Puccini, Bizet, Benjamin Britten and contemporaries such as John Adams.

Performers include:
  • Luciano Pavarotti
  • Joan Sutherland
  • Kiri Te Kanawa 
  • Plácido Domingo
  • Jon Vickers

Also included:
  • More than 100 presentations from the Met’s award-winning "Live in HD" series of global cinema transmissions
  • Classic Met telecasts dating from 1977, including "Aida" starring Leontyne Price, "La Bohème" starring Luciano Pavarotti and Renata Scotto, Jon Vickers as Otello, and more
  • More than 400 radio broadcast performances dating back to 1935, representing many of the most popular operas ever composed 
  • All Met Opera on Demand videos offer English subtitles

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