Metropolitan opera attendance rate has fallen to only 79 % in 2013

Metropolitan Opera in New York

Perhaps this bad result is a side effect of the movie theatre focused strategy rolled out by the New-York Opera House for years !  While live broadcasts help The Metropolitan Opera developping its audience amongst opera lovers all around the Continue reading

Opera houses in the Middle East : Facebook again in the front row

Opera houses in the Middle-East featured

I ended up with the idea to make an infographics of main opera houses in the Middle East. As social network have said to boom in many of Arabic countries, I focused on Facebook fans of major opera house in that region. I was very surprised by my survey. First, I have discovered the existence of several lyric institutions and some interesting facts.Second, Facebook communities have become larger in opera houses located in the Middle East (some opera have more than 80 000 fans !). Again social networks are in the front row 🙂 Continue reading

Buy a Hermes scarf and get 2 concert tickets free ! An interesting concept of opera patronage!

An original offer for Valentine’s Day from Opera de la Monnaie I have been dwelling in Lille. Capital city of the French Flanders, Lille is a cross-road town located only 38 minutes from Brussels, one hour by train from Paris, Continue reading