24. September 2008 · Comments Off on The Met & Online Opera · Categories: Links, Opera

Met to offer online service for opera lovers

NEW YORK (AP) — Legendary performances at the Metropolitan Opera of “La Boheme” with Luciano Pavarotti and “Otello” with Placido Domingo will soon be available over the Internet for the first time.

The Met plans to offer online subscriptions to 120 audio recordings and 50 full-length videos of performances through its Met Player service beginning October 22nd.

Users will be able to listen to and watch 170 full-length operas, including recent high-definition broadcasts.

Subscriptions will cost $14.99 a month or $149.99 per year.

On the Net: * http://www.metplayer.org/preview

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