GIVEAWAY: MET LIVE IN HD ‘DIE ZAUBERFLOTE’ OCTOBER 14 (PHILLY, PA AREA)

Happy Thursday MMT Fam! We’re giving away two pair of passes to The Met: Live in HD 2nd performance of the season, DIE ZAUBERFLOTE (“The Magic Flute”), scheduled for this Saturday, October 14.

Met Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts Tony Award winner Julie Taymor’s in the production of Mozart’s masterpiece, with Golda Schultz making her Met debut as Pamina, Kathryn Lewek as the Queen of the Night, Charles Castronovo as the fairy tale prince Tamino, Markus Werba as the bird-catching Papageno, Christian Van Horn as Sprecher, and René Pape as Sarastro.

The holiday presentation of The Magic Flute, an abridged staging sung in English for families, was the first Live in HD performance to be transmitted in 2006 – MMT subscribers had an opportunity to watch the live 2015 performance – and this is the first time the full-length German opera will be seen in the series.  

To put your name in the hat, you must be signed up to this website and send an email to contests@musicmoviesthoughts.com with the subject line “Flute” and your full name and address in the body. Two winners will be selected and notified on this evening.

You can see the 2017-18 Met Live in HD season schedule and trailer below, and get tickets and additional information at the official website here.

Good Luck!

Season at a Glance: The Met: Live in HD 2017-18

The HD season will begin on Saturday, October 7 at 12:55 p.m. with Norma. Future transmissions are as follows: Die Zauberflöte (October 14 at 12:55 p.m.);The Exterminating Angel (November 18 at 12:55 p.m.); Tosca (January 27 at 12:55 p.m.); L’Elisir d’Amore (February 10 at 12:00 p.m.); La Bohème (February 24 at 12:30 p.m.); Semiramide (March 10 at 12:55 p.m.); Così fan tutte (March 31 at 12:55 p.m.); Luisa Miller (April 14 at 12:30 p.m.); and Cendrillon (April 28 at 12:55 p.m.). All ten operas will be Saturday matinee performances, transmitted live from the Met stage. All start times are Eastern Time; for local start times and rebroadcast information, please visit www.metopera.org/season/in-cinemas/.

 

GIVEAWAY: MET LIVE IN HD ‘NORMA’ OCTOBER 7 (PHILLY, PA AREA)

Hey MMT Fam! The Met: Live in HD is returning for its 12th season beginning October 7, with a new production of Bellini’s Norma directed by Sir David McVicar, conducted by Carlo Rizzi, and starring one of the world’s most acclaimed Normas, Sondra Radvanovsky.

Live in HD audiences around the world will see ten live performances from the Met’s 2017-18 season, and two lucky MMT subscribers will be in the mix starting with Saturday’s live performance!

To put your name in the hat, you must be signed up to this website and send an email to contests@musicmoviesthoughts.com with the subject line “Norma” and your full name and address in the body. Two winners will be selected and notified on Thursday, October 5.

You can see the 2017-18 season schedule and trailer below, and get tickets and additional information at the official website here.

Good Luck!

Season at a Glance: The Met: Live in HD 2017-18

The HD season will begin on Saturday, October 7 at 12:55 p.m. with Norma. Future transmissions are as follows: Die Zauberflöte (October 14 at 12:55 p.m.);The Exterminating Angel (November 18 at 12:55 p.m.); Tosca (January 27 at 12:55 p.m.); L’Elisir d’Amore (February 10 at 12:00 p.m.); La Bohème (February 24 at 12:30 p.m.); Semiramide (March 10 at 12:55 p.m.); Così fan tutte (March 31 at 12:55 p.m.); Luisa Miller (April 14 at 12:30 p.m.); and Cendrillon (April 28 at 12:55 p.m.). All ten operas will be Saturday matinee performances, transmitted live from the Met stage. All start times are Eastern Time; for local start times and rebroadcast information, please visit www.metopera.org/season/in-cinemas/.

 

GIVEAWAY: PASSES FOR NABUCCO IN THE MET LIVE IN HD SUMMER ENCORE SERIES (PHILLY, PA AREA)

Happy Saturday MMT Family! We’re giving away passes for the next performance in the “ Met: Live in HD” 2017 Summer Encore Series,” from Fathom Events and The Metropolitan Opera. This is a series of encore performances from past seasons being shown on Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. local time throughout June and July.

The third performance, ‘Nabucco,’ will take place on Wednesday, July 12th. To put your name in the hat, you must be subscribed to this site and send an email to contests@musicmoviesthoughts.com with the subject line “Met Live” and your full name and address in the body.

MMT will select two winners and notify them on Sunday, July 9. Remember, following MMT both here and on Facebook  increases your chances for winning a contest!

You can watch a trailer for the summer series below, and get tickets and additional information at the Fathom Events website here.

Good Luck!

GIVEAWAY: THE MET LIVE IN HD SUMMER ENCORES ‘THE PEARL FISHERS’

Happy Monday MMT Family! We’ve enjoyed such a great response to past Met Live in HD contests, that we’ve been asked to select winners for “’The Met: Live in HD’ 2017 Summer Encore Series,” from Fathom Events and The Metropolitan Opera. This will be a series of four encore performances from past seasons, and will occur on Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. local time throughout June and July.

The first performance, ‘The Pearl Fishers,’ will take place on Wednesday, June 21st. To put your name in the hat, you must be subscribed to this site and send an email to contests@musicmoviesthoughts.com with the subject line “Pearl” and your full name and address in the body.

MMT will select two winners and notify them on Sunday, June 18. Remember, following MMT both here and on Facebook  increases your chances for winning a contest (hint, hint All Eyez On Me entrants!).

You can watch a trailer for the summer series below, and get tickets and additional information at the Fathom Events website here.

Good Luck!

 

 

GIVEAWAY: MET LIVE IN HD ‘EUGENE ONEGIN’ April 22 and April 26 (Philly, PA)

Happy Tuesday MMT Fam! We’re giving away passes to the next performance of the Met: Live in HD 2016-17 season, EUGENE ONEGIN , which will première on Saturday, April 22 (LIVE) at 12:55 p.m. ET/9:55 a.m. PT, with an encore presentation on Wednesday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m. local time.

To put your name in the hat for an admit-two pass, send an email to contests@musicmoviesthoughts.com with the subject line “”Eugene Onegin” and your full name and address in the body. Two winners (for each showing) will be selected at random and notified on Thursday, April 20.

You can watch a trailer for the production below, and get tickets and additional information about the 2016-2017 MET Live in HD season at the Fathom Events website here.

Good Luck!

 

 

 

 

GIVEAWAY: MET LIVE IN HD ‘IDOMENEO’ MARCH 25 AND MARCH 29 (PHILLY, PA AREA)

Happy Saturday MMT Fam! We’re giving away passes to the next performance of the Met: Live in HD 2016-17 season, IDOMENEO , which will première on Saturday, March 25 (LIVE) at 12:55 p.m. ET/9:55 a.m. PT, with an encore presentation on Wednesday, 29 at 6:30 p.m. local time.

To put your name in the hat for an admit-two pass, send an email to contests@musicmoviesthoughts.com with the subject line “”Idomeneo” and your full name and address in the body. Two winners (for each showing) will be selected at random and notified on Thursday, March 23.

Get tickets and additional information about the 2016-2017 season at the Fathom Events website here.

Good Luck!

GIVEAWAY: MET LIVE IN HD ‘LA TRAVIATA’ MARCH 11 AND MARCH 15 (PHILLY, PA AREA)

Happy Tuesday MMT Fam! we’re giving away passes to the next performance of the Met: Live in HD 2016-17 season, LA TRAVIATA , which will première on Saturday, March 11 (LIVE) at 12:55 p.m. ET/9:55 a.m. PT, with an encore presentation on Wednesday, March 15 at 6:30 p.m. local time.

To put your name in the hat for an admit-two pass, send an email to contests@musicmoviesthoughts.com with the subject line “”Met Live” and your full name and address in the body. Two winners (for each showing) will be selected at random and notified on Thursday, March 9.

Get tickets and additional information about the 2016-2017 season at the Fathom Events website here.

Good Luck!

GIVEAWAY: MET LIVE IN HD ‘RUSALKA’ FEBRUARY 25 AND MARCH 1 (PHILLY, PA AREA)

Rusalka (MET Live)

Happy Sunday MMT Fam! Today, we’re giving away passes to the next performance of the Met: Live in HD 2016-17 season, RUSALKA (Dvořák), which will première on Saturday, February 25 (LIVE) at 12:55 p.m. ET/9:55 a.m. PT, with an encore presentation on Wednesday, March 1 at 6:30 p.m. local time.

To put your name in the hat for an admit-two pass, send an email to contests@musicmoviesthoughts.com with the subject line “”Rusalka” and your full name and address in the body. Two winners (for each showing) will be selected at random and notified on Thursday, February 23.

Get tickets and additional information about the 2016-2017 season at the Fathom Events website here.

Good Luck!

GIVEAWAY: MET LIVE IN HD ‘NABUCCO’ JANUARY 7 AND 11 (Philly, PA area)

Nabucco

Happy Wednesday MMT Fam! Today, we’re giving away passes to the fourth performance of the Met: Live in HD 2016-17 season. NABUCCO (Verdi) will première on Saturday, January 7 (LIVE) – 12:55 p.m. ET/9:55 a.m. PT, with an encore presentation on Wednesday, January 11 at 6:30 p.m. local time.

To put your name in the hat for an admit-two pass, send an email to contests@musicmoviesthoughts.com with the subject line “”Nabucco” and your full name and address in the body. Two winners (for each showing) will be selected at random and notified by Friday, January 6.

Get tickets and additional information about the 2016-2017 season at the Fathom Events website here.

Good Luck!

MMT encore screening of THE MAGIC FLUTE on Saturday, December 3 (Philly, PA)

The Magic Flute

MMT is excited to once again bring an opportunity to win three family four-packs to screen an encore of the holiday favorite, THE MAGIC FLUTE. Three lucky subscribers will be selected for this year’s event, which will take place this Saturday, December 3.

The groundbreaking broadcast that launched the Met’s award-winning Live in HD series to movie theaters in 2006, The Magic Flute enchanted opera lovers from around the world with the whimsical humor and breathtaking puppetry of Julie Taymor’s hit production, presented in a shortened English-language version. Under the baton of Maestro James Levine, a winning ensemble cast – including Nathan Gunn, Ying Huang, Matthew Polenzani, Erika Miklosa, and René Pape – brings fresh life to Mozart’s timeless fairy tale.

To put your name in the hat, make sure you are subscribed to this website (those who also follow the Facebook page will double their chances) and send an email to contests@musicmoviesthoughts.com with the subject line “Magic Flute” and your full name and address in the body. Three winners will be selected and notified on Thursday, December 1.

Additional information about the THE MAGIC FLUTE and ticket pricing is available at the Fathom Events website here.

Good luck!