Spotlight on: Medici.tv
Medici.tv. provides high-definition webcasts of live classical music performances and an extensive video-on-demand catalog. Access is available to all current Stanford students, faculty, and staff.
Watch live-streamed concerts in real time or on delayed streaming. Concerts remain accessible generally for several weeks.
The video-on-demand catalog includes over 1100 films, including concerts. master classes, documentaries, artist profiles, archival videos, operas, and ballets. Dozens of new works are added each year.
Use your desktop/laptop to take advantage of the full range of features, including a “persistent player” which allows browsing without interrupting the current stream; a calendar of upcoming live events and “last chance” streams; three screen sizes to optimize video quality; performer biographies; suggestions of related films of interest; and details of the works on the program.
Films can also be streamed on mobile devices, though with limited extra features.
- Bach. Brandenburg Concertos (Claudio Abbato)
- Schumann. Piano Concerto (Martha Argerich, Riccardo Chailly)
- Wagner. Lohengrin (Waltraud Meier, Kent Nagano, Baden-Baden)
- Tchaikovsky. Swan Lake (Rudolf Nureyev, Opera national de Paris)
- Stravinsky. The Rite of Spring (Uwe Scholz, Ballet de Leipzig)
- Chopin. 24 Preludes, op. 28 (Maurizio Pollini)
- Philip Glass, Looking Glass
- Two Centuries of Music in Versailles
- Surprise in Texas: the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition
- El Sistema
- The Art of the Piano (Rubinstein, Richter, Gould, and more…)
Learn more about our streaming media databases here.