Attendance at operas and concerts showed a slight dip in 2016, from 3.1 million to 3.05.
But the overall picture, released today, is impressive.
The Berlin Philharmonic sold almost quarter of a million tickets, at 91 percent of capacity.
The Konzerthas sold 150,000 seats.
Of the three opera houses, the Deutsche Oper played to 238,000 people (67%), the Komische Oper 192,000 (81%) and the Staatsoper, temporarily in the Schillertheater to 175,000 (83%).