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Met Opera's 2018 Summer HD Festival

Aug 7, 2018
The final stretch of summer is your best opportunity to enjoy Operatic performances for an amazing price: free. Between Friday, August 24 and Monday, September 3, audiences can enjoy the tenth annual Summer HD Festival, which features ten thrilling performances from the Met's Live in HD series of cinema transmissions. For each viewing, there will be approximately 3,000 seats set up in front of the opera house, as well as additional standing room around Lincoln Center's Plaza. Additionally, this year there will be a special pre-festival screening of the Marx Brothers' zany A Night at the Opera, co-presented with the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Below is the schedule of screenings: 
 
Friday, August 24, 8:00pm
A Night at the Opera
Approximate running time: 1 hour 40 minutes

Saturday, August 25, 8:00pm
Roméo et Juliette
Approximate running time: 2 hours 30 minutes

Sunday, August 26, 7:45pm
Norma 
Approximate running time: 2 hours 45 minutes

Monday, August 27, 8:00pm
Elektra 
Approximate running time: 1 hour 55 minutes

Tuesday, August 28, 8:00pm
Il Barbiere di Siviglia 
Approximate running time: 2 hours 30 minutes

Wednesday, August 29, 7:30pm
Lulu 
Approximate running time: 3 hours

Thursday, August 30, 7:45pm
Rusalka 
Approximate running time: 2 hours 45 minutes

Friday, August 31, 8:00pm
L'Elisir d'Amore
Approximate running time: 2 hours 10 minutes

Saturday, September 1, 8:00pm
Un Ballo in Maschera 
Approximate running time: 2 hours 20 minutes

Sunday, September 2, 7:15pm
Der Rosenkavalier 
Approximate running time: 3 hours 15 minutes

Monday, September 3, 8:00pm
Madama Butterfly
Approximate running time: 2 hours 30 minutes
Visit The Metropolitan Opera's website for more details about each film and the series.