Viewers can watch the Metropolitan Opera live in HD in select participating movie theaters, which are listed on the "Live in HD" section of the Metropolitan Opera website. The website also includes an on demand service, a variety of video clips, broadcasts and free audio streams.
Opera fans who cannot attend the Metropolitan Opera in person in New York City can watch live broadcasts of performances in select American, Canadian and International movies. The "Live in HD" page on the opera's website includes a complete program listing. Viewers can find a theater in their area by typing their ZIP code, postal code, city or country into the search feature.
The Metropolitan Opera also offers a variety of other viewing options. Viewers and listeners who want to watch complete performances can purchase a subscription to the Met Opera on Demand service, which includes access to hundreds of different performance videos and audio tracks. Videos and audio tracks include previous "Live in HD" performances, radio broadcasts and televised opera specials. The service is available on the Metropolitan Opera website or through the Met Opera on Demand iPad application.
The Metropolitan Opera streams free audio broadcasts through its website. A complete schedule is available on the website. In addition, it offers free video clips of past performances, interviews and season previews.
Viewers can watch telecasts of Met opera performances on their local PBS stations. A schedule is available on the Metropolitan Opera website.