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Leading classical music live to your living room!

Posted on 22 Apr 2020

We are pleased to announce that Medici.tv, the world’s leading classical music channel is now available to our library members as part of our digital library service.

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

Home access will be available until 21st May and will be re-evaluated monthly as needed.

Medici.TV is the largest on-demand library of classical music featuring over 2,000 programmes including:

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

Classical music’s greatest artists are on Medici.tv including Martha Argerich, Daniel Barenboim, Khatia Buniatishvili, Natalie Dessay, Joyce DiDonato, Plácido Domingo, Gustavo Dudamel, Renée Fleming, Valery Gergiev, Janine Jansen, Jonas Kaufmann, Evgeny Kissin, Lang Lang, Elisabeth Leonskaja, Riccardo Muti, Kent Nagano, Anna Netrebko, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Gianandrea Noseda, Sir Simon Rattle, Anoushka Shankar, Yuri Temirkanov, Rolando Villazón, Yuja Wang… and also Claudio Abbado, Leonard Bernstein, Maria Callas, Glenn Gould, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Herbert von Karajan, Yehudi Menuhin…

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

There are inspiring masterclasses on Medici.TV.  Classical music’s greatest musicians coach emerging artists in technique, musicianship, and reading the subtleties of the score.

Sign in now using your library membership to access the world’s largest catalogue of on-demand classical music!

To access this service, you will first need to log in to your Devon Library or Torbay Library account on the website using your borrower number and PIN, visit your ‘My Profile’ page and then you will see the special link to Medici.tv. Simply click the link to start watching and listening.

If you are not currently a library member you can join at our Devon Libraries or Torbay Libraries website, you will be given a temporary [UNREG] number which will enable you to access Medici.TV and our full digital library immediately.

Medici.tv has the largest classical music audience on the web, the only platform of that size that has the quality of content.” – Forbes

Classical concerts on their computer? Evidently, yes.” – The Washington Post

Watching Don Giovanni from the best seat in the house.” – The Huffington Post

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