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Los Angeles Opera says ticket sales jump in its anniversary season

Los Angeles Opera says ticket sales jump in its anniversary season

Los Angeles Opera said unaudited figures for its recently ended 30th anniversary season show a 19.9% increase in the number of tickets sold and a 27.6% rise in ticket revenue compared with the previous season.

L.A. Opera sold 118,565 tickets for the 2015-16 season, compared with 98,861 for 2014-15, the company said. Ticket revenue was about $14.2 million for the 2015-16 period, compared with about $11.1 million during the previous period.

The revenue includes ticket sales from mainstage productions at the company's primary home, the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, as well as from its side-bar series known as Off-Grand, which presents smaller-scaled shows at venues...

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