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Access Medici TV for free from your library account

While we're social distancing and our Libraries and Community Hubs are closed, we've partnered with Medici TV . The world's leading classical music channel, medici.tv has offered access to the best of classical music to viewers worldwide since 2008.

The best live events

More than 150 live events are broadcast each year, in partnership with the world's most prestigious venues, opera houses, festivals and competitions: Berliner Philharmoniker, London Symphony Orchestra, Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, Bolshoi Theater, Opéra national de Paris, NCPA, Glyndebourne Festival, Lucerne Festival, Verbier Festival, Salzburg Festival, International Tchaikovsky Competition, International Chopin Piano Competition, Plácido Domingo's Operalia Competition...

The largest on-demand library of classical music

medici.tv’s library features over 2,000 programs (3,000 original works), including:

  • concerts and archived historical concerts;
  • operas;
  • ballets;
  • documentaries, artist portraits and educational programs;
  • master classes.

An international platform available on all devices

Our commitment to classical music has helped us gather a community of music lovers from 180 countries! medici.tv is available in English and French on all screens: PC, Mac, mobiles, tablets (iOs and Android) and television via AirPlay or Chromecast.

It's totally free to Newcastle Libraries members.

To Login Go to https://edu.medici.tv/.

1. click on the Log In button on the top right-hand corner of the page

2. Select their library from the first box ' Which institution are you from?' type Newcastle to search

3. Simply enter you library card number

 

 

The most highly-anticipated international events streamed live and available afterwards on replay.

Exceptional programming

Carnegie Hall, the Glyndebourne Festival, the Tchaikovsky Competition, The Juilliard School... our partnerships give you access to the most prestigious events from around the world.

In full HD

Because the world’s best artists deserve to be seen at their best. We work with pioneering sound and video engineers to give you a state-of-the-art viewing experience.

VOD Catalog

The world’s largest catalog of on-demand classical music videos in full HD.

Landmark performances

Relive historic moments in just a few clicks: the concerts, operas, and ballets that have captured the hearts of music lovers, generation after generation...

Fascinating documentaries

Don’t just listen to classical music, get to know it from the inside out with interviews, rehearsals, intimate portraits, and archival footage.

 

Did you know?

You could learn from the masters. Classical music’s greatest musicians coach emerging artists in technique, musicianship, and reading the subtleties of the score.

— Leonard Bernstein © Reserved rights

75 years of historic footage

From early black-and-white film to today’s 4K technology, watch generations of virtuosos perform cornerstones of the repertoire.

Over 20 new additions each month

The possibilities are endless. Each month, unearth new treasures with us, rediscover hidden gems of the repertoire, and watch the exciting new productions winning over international audiences.

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