Thomas Ades’s Salzburg opera scored a 91% ticket sale
August 31, 2016 by norman lebrecht
The Exterminating Angel was extolled by most UK critics and equivocated over by Austro-German media.
But box-office business was red-hot, according to official figures released last night. ‘This is an enormous uptake for a contemporary opera’, said a festival spokesperson.
Overall, the Salzburg Festival sold 96 percent of its tickets this summer.
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