That’s what people were being charged on the street around last night’s extravaganza, we hear.
200 ml Moet et Chandon bottle is a bit cheaper , tastes diffEr, though 😉
People who bought these 20 euros water bottles must have read the label backwards ! « NAIVE » instead of « EVIAN » . . .
Boxes cost up to € 23,600, so that sounds like a bargain.
And apparently, this was the first year that same-sex couples were allowed to participate.
Funny… because the opera house said frenquently that the prices the less expensives for the shows are very very low. I heard that it was around 5 euros…
You can see a show for 5 Euros. The opera ball… not. Two completely different things.
Normal for the big ball its special like the new year concert. But I would not like the see a very long Wagner or Berlioz opera without the possibility to seat down… even for 5 euros
And what was the price they asked for using a toilet …?
Depends if it is a poopet show, like the Salzburg marionette operas …
So you’re saying that people going into the ball were buying bottled water from street vendors. Surely someone must have a photo of one or two be-blinged ball goers carrying plastic Evian bottles. Oh wait a minute they were hawking to gawkers? Very cleave bit of click bait NL, very cleaver.
Enterprising street vendors, market forces.
And stupid customers.
Serves them right for adding to the single-use-plastic problem. Next time, bring your own bottle or flask (I am assuming that tap-water in Austria is potable).
As this is the price outside the house, i.e., from street vendors, I really can’t see a scintalla of point to this. In 1973, I emerged from Westminster Abbey with an Italian professor of architecture. A very hot day, a distinguished and sweltering guest, I bought two ice cream cones from a street vendor. Five quid each. And so, 47 years later, and allowing for exchange rate and inflation, I should not be one whit surprised if those cones are circa twenty quid now.
Yeah, that is what you look forward to when going to the Vienna Opera Ball: buying water in the street .
It may surprise commentators here, but no guests are forced to attend the event. If you wish – and can afford it – then enjoy!
Must be from Alma Deutscher s kitchen sink.
Carnegie were touting tickets for her at $1770.
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