Breaking: major sponsor quits Bayreuth Festivalmain
They don’t get bigger than Siemens, and Siemens have had enough.
Four years of the video wall on the Green Hill failed to deliver the commercial impact the electronics giant expected, so the plug is being pulled. Now. Without notice. ‘We’re looking at other projects and told the festival management so months ago, ‘ is what Siemens said through tight lips.
Bayreuth said nothing.
Here’s Die Welt on the subject.