Trial for Met Opera on Demand

April 11, 2014

The Library currently has trial access to a new database for streaming video: Met Opera on Demand

This resource offers users instant access to more than 475 full-length Metropolitan Opera performances, including stunning HD videos from the Met’s award-winning Live in HD series of movie theater transmissions, classic telecasts from the 1970s, ‘80s, and ‘90s, and hundreds of radio broadcasts dating back to 1935. All videos include English subtitles, and recent HD video include subtitles in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and/or Spanish. New titles are added every month, with most of the Met's Live in HD programs coming online a few months after their live transmission date. Every opera includes an English synopsis, with synopses in multiple languages available for many operas.

Please note that this resource is not compatible with the iPad due to its use of Flash Player. The iPad app does not allow one to access the resource through one's institutional subscription.

The trial runs through May 10. Please direct any feedback you have about this resource to

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Last modified: 06/02/2014