The Paris Opera & Ballet in Numbers

 

The Institution

Created in 1669, the Paris Opera will celebrate its 350th anniversary in 2019.

3 stages

Palais Garnier (1875) - 2,000 seats

Opera Bastille (1989) - 2,800 seats 

3e Scene (2015) - digital online 

 

 Artists

More than 450 permanent artists including:

154 dancers, including 18 Etoiles

174 musicians   

112 chorus members 

       + 

160 students at the Paris Opera Ballet School 

 

The Paris Opera Academy

40 young professional artists and craftment  in residence

92 performances from the Paris Opera Academy

67 performances for the Young Audience

 

Season 17/18

 

489 performances including

191 lyrical performances

154 choreographic performances

11 performances from the Paris Opera Ballet School

12 "Avant-Premieres" for the under 28

29 concerts and recitals

 

 

34 productions including:

21 Opera productions, including 10 new creations

13 Ballet productions, including new creations

 

Audience:

812,305 spectators

91% average attendance rate

25,477 spectators under 28

 

Annual Budget

219,2 Million euros HT of the initial budget in 2018

55% of private and own resource

1,878 employees (including 1,478 full-time)

16,6 Million HT euros of fundraising

 

Worldwide Diffusion 

Broadcast operas and ballet performances live in 600 movie theaters (including 350 abroad):

100,000 spectators participating in movies and public 

 


 

* Annual report for the 17/18 season