The Metropolitan Festival Orchestra Press Release:
Free tickets to The Lord of the Rings – The Fellowship of the Ring up for Grabs:
Fans stand to win exclusive tickets and backstage passes for the movie concert of the year over social media.
SINGAPORE, 8 May 2013: The Metropolitan Festival Orchestra (MFO), organiser of the movie concert of the year: The Lord of the Rings – The Fellowship of the Ring, has launched a social media contest for all Middle-Earth fans. Prizes include exclusive opportunities to be part of the largest production ever held at The Star Performing Arts Centre.
“We’ve seen from ticket sales that there is a tremendous amount of interest in The Lord of the Rings trilogy and in The Lord of the Rings – The Fellowship of the Ring movie concert of the year, and would like to offer exclusive access to the event to three lucky fans,” said Dr. Kevin Koh, Executive Producer of the MFO. “We’ve made it really easy to get involved as both contests are through Facebook, which is highly popular with Singaporeans.”
“The One Contest to Rule Them All” ends 17 May. One lucky winner will receive an exclusive VIP package to watch the movie concert event of the year on 6 June. Fans only have to send in a snapshot of the concert trailers being shown around Singapore and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org to participate. Concert trailers will be shown on screens at 313 Somerset, Chevron House, CPF Building, HDB Hub sales office, HDB Hub, Holland Village, Novena Square 2, Paragon, Singapore Visitor Centre as well as POSB ATMs and in-branch counters around the island.
The public can view all uploaded pictures at The MFO Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/metropolitan.sg. The winner will be notified via email, Facebook and Twitter and receive a pair of VIP tickets worth S$228 each, 2 souvenir programmes worth $20 and exclusive access behind the scenes.
The next social media-based contest, “I WANT TO HAVE A PEEK OF MIDDLE-EARTH!” will run from 20 May to 26 May. MFO will upload a picture of the FOTR concert poster on their Facebook account. Participants would have to share that picture onto their own Facebook walls to qualify for this contest. Two lucky winners will each receive a pair of sneak peek tickets for exclusive access to a closed-door rehearsal in June. Winners will be notified via Facebook on 27 May.
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The Metropolitan Festival Orchestra (MFO) is Singapore’s first fully-independent professional symphony orchestra. With its roots in the acclaimed Singapore Festival Orchestra, resident orchestra of the Singapore Arts Festival from 2007 to 2011, the MFO aims to bring a fresh perspective to the orchestral music scene in Singapore with novel and innovative concert programmes. Bringing together the best Singaporean and locally-based professionally-trained classical musicians under a new banner, the MFO presents its inaugural season in 2013 and aims to establish itself as the most exciting and versatile symphony orchestra in Singapore and the region. The Metropolitan Festival Orchestra is led by its founding Music Director and one of Singapore’s most successful conductors, Maestro Chan Tze Law.
For more information visit: www.metropolitan.sg.