Rio opera: crisis worsens
March 31, 2016 by norman lebrecht
We reported two days ago that the new season has been slashed because the Governement has cuts its grant.
Now we hear from moles inside the house that the company which provides security has not been paid for seven months and the cleaning contractor for six. If either of them stops sending staff, the house shuts.
The chorus are, apparently, just a month behind on their wages.
And the Government could fall at any minute.
Remember the BRIC boom, anyone?
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