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.