In the 45 days of the festival there were 256 performances. These include 48 opera performances of nine operas, including two operas in concert. There were also 95 concerts and 12 theater productions with a total of 76 performances. Box office receipts totaled some 28 million euros (35.2 million US
Dollars) and the several venues operated at 90% capacity with many sold out before the festival opened.
Working with Unitel Classica, the Salzburg Festival 2012 transmitted eleven productions over nine television stations but also including medici.tv, available on the Internet. Five productions were shown in European movie houses with two, the productions of La BohËme and Die Zauberflˆte, seen in more than 00 cinemas Europe-wide.
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