Bayreuth gets a kicking for celebs free ticketsmain
A committee of the German Bundestag has savaged the Wagner family at Bayreuth for handing out too many free tickets to friendly politicians and public celebrities. Of 57,000 available seats, 2,500 went to Wagner pals and pols. The committee wants parliament to impose tighter scrutiny on the Wagner family. About time, too.
Here’s a German report.