About Us

 “The performing arts website many of us have been dreaming of…"  --James Wolcott, VanityFair.com

“Classical TV brings ‘performance on demand’ to a new level, taking high-brow arts events out of stuffy halls and streaming them directly to you…”  --Flavorpill

CLASSICAL TV BRINGS a global audience the largest and best destination for performing arts videos online-- with the most impressive content and the most prestigious content partners.  Programs are available online, at www.classicaltv.com, and on connected TV platforms like Roku, Google TV, and Boxee.

Viewership of Classical TV is on a subscription basis.  Access to all programs is currently available for $6.99 per month.  Viewing any program will bring the viewer to the subscription box.  Subscribing is quick and easy, and requires only a valid credit card. In addition to subscription to our programs, viewers may also register (or "sign up") with Classical TV by submitting their email address, which enables participation in the blogs and the purchase of Premium Videos.

CLASSICAL TV IS a viewer-friendly, ever-changing collection of videos representing the best classical performances from around the world. We combine frequent live and as-live special events - hot-ticket performances from the world's great opera houses, theaters, and concert halls - with an exclusive library of full-length videos of current and recent performing arts events, all available for streaming on your home computer. 

In addition, Classical TV offers a wealth of lively, informative, and decidedly unstuffy feature articles, topical playlists, insider columns, and cultural news that give fresh insights into the exciting world of classical performance. New features are added all the time. Classical TV's roster of writers and commentators includes some of the world's most respected cultural journalists.

THE CLASSICAL TV LIBRARY contains hundreds of hours hours of exclusive performances of opera, ballet, concerts, jazz, drama, musicals, and documentaries - many from the world's most prestigious cultural venues.

THE PEOPLE BEHIND CLASSICAL TV has an expertise in the production and distribution of performing arts television programs. Key members of our team are:

      •  Derek Nelson, Chief Operations Officer - Derek is an innovative executive with over 25 years experience in broadcast and other media. He has run a number of media ventures, worked as COO for UK, German, Bulgarian, Albanian and other European channels,  has worked as a media consultant and founded independent production companies in European broadcast markets.
    • Stephen Greco, Content Director - With wide experience as an arts and entertainment journalist, Stephen is a former Senior Editor of Interview and Stagebill magazines and a former Content Director of Platform.net. He has also served as Editor-at-Large of Trace magazine (US and UK) and a brand strategy consultant for True advertising agency, JWT, Landor, Gatard et Associés (FR), and Practical Semiotics (UK). 

Classical TV is headquartered at: 89 Whiteladies Road, Clifton, Bristol  BS8 2NT United Kingdom

TALK TO US we value your comments and suggestions.  As we grow, we want to stay responsive to your needs.  Please feel free to share your thoughts with us:

§  Video player and technical problems: info@classicaltv.com

§  Subscription Issues: payments@classicaltv.com

§  Navigation around the site, and content issues: info@classicaltv.com

§  Media and PR: payments@classicaltv.com

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