Met Opera on Demand - Limited Availability Titles

June 29, 2012

Some Met Opera on Demand (formerly Met Player) titles are not available for streaming worldwide, due to copyright or other clearance issues.  The Met Opera on Demand platform will geo-restrict these titles on the website, so that they can only be accessed from countries where all rights and permissions are cleared accordingly.  At this time, these titles will not be available at all through the new Met Opera on Demand iPad app.  Below is a list of titles currently geo-restricted, along with the countries where access to the performance is either currently available or restricted:


Ariadne auf Naxos (Apr. 3, 2003 SD)

Available for streaming in the USA only.


Elektra (Feb. 23, 1952, Feb. 27, 1951, and Jan. 22, 1994 audio-only)

Available for streaming in the USA only.


La Fanciulla del West (Jan. 8, 2011 HD)

Available for streaming in the USA only.


Pelléas et Mélisande (Jan. 22, 1983, Apr. 8, 1995, and Jan. 1, 2011, audio-only)

Restricted from streaming in the following countries: Albania, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia,Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Macedonia, Mexico, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Samoa, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, The Vatican, and Venezuela.


Der Rosenkavalier (Dec. 14, 1946, Feb. 8, 1969, and Mar. 19, 1983, audio-only)

Available for streaming in Canada and USA.


Salome (Mar. 13, 1965, Jan. 5, 1974, and Feb. 12 1977, audio-only)

Available for streaming in the following countries: Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, and USA.


Il Tabarro / Pagliacci (Sept. 26, 1994 video)

Available for streaming in Canada and USA.