It’s hotting up in Saxony.
After the Semper Oper of Dresden turned in seasonal attendance figures of 91 percent, Leipzig Opera has responded today with returns of just 70 percent – and only 62% for opera itself. Ballet and concerts performed slightly better.
Leipzig Opera’s music director is Ulf Schirmer; the director of opera is Franziska Severin.
We hear the unmistakable rustle of socks being pulled up.