Archive for September, 2010

BBC Proms Anticipates Record Breaking Attendance

Records Both Broken and Sold

by: Colin Oettle

The BBC Proms
A record number of performances sold out at the BBC Proms this year, launching the average attendance per event at Albert Hall to 4,000 concertgoers. 40 of the 76 concerts have experienced a packed house, which The Telegraph suspects might be related to the daily allotment of 1,000 tickets for £5 (~$7.50) each. View Full Article »

Montreal, Nashville Symphony Orchestras Receive Mega-Donations

Orchestra Woes Part IV: Recovery

by: Colin Oettle

As the orchestras around the world continue to tighten their belts, it seems a financial renaissance is taking place among classical institutions. Operations are being streamlined to accommodate smaller budgets, and coffers are being refilled to allay the looming threat of Chapter 11. Read on for a few instances of philanthropy! View Full Article »

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