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Latvian National Opera sees increase in attendance in 2011

13.01.2012

In 2011, a total of 230 concerts, performances, guest performances or other special events were held at the Latvian National Opera (LNO), as attendance reached 154,209, LETA was informed by LNO spokeswoman Inga Vasiljeva.

In 2011, a total of 230 concerts, performances, guest performances or other special events were held at the Latvian National Opera (LNO), as attendance reached 154,209, LETA was informed by LNO spokeswoman Inga Vasiljeva.

The attendance figures in 2011 have increased by 10,000 when compared to 2010, when attendance figures reached 144,051.

The average attendance percentage per concert at the LNO reached 88 percent last year, up by five percent when compared to the previous year.

The most popular performances at the LNO last year included Rossini's opera ''Barber of Seville'', Verdi's opera ''Aida'', as well as Tchaikovsky's ballets ''Swan Lake'' and ''Sleeping Beauty''.

On the other hand, Tchaikovsky's ballet ''The Nutcracker'' was the most frequent LNO performance last year, with a total of 16 shows.

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