Report: The Vienna audience is staying awaymain
The usually reliable Der Standard reports that Vienna’s opera, concert and theatre audiences are nore returning despite extensive safety measures and official reassurances. There is resistance to wearing masks throughout a performance.
The Vienna State Opera, reduced to 1,000 seats a night, is haemorrhaging losses with no income from bars or buffets.
Something’s got to give. Read here.
UPDATE: We hear that Theater an der Wien sold out 10 performances of Porgy and Bess at 50% capacity.