Hot on the heels of the Met’s wretched Wagner returns comes news from Amsterdam that their recent Ring cycle sold out – and more. Presumably some tickets were sold twice over or some of the skimpier Dutch agreed to share their seat to achieve a 101% records.
Statistics for Dutch National Opera 2013-14 season: 92% capacity attendance, 1o5,000 tickets sold, highest revenue. And this in a city of 750,000 population.
Are you reading, Peter Gelb?