Indianapolis Symphony reports increase in ticket sales for 2014-15

Posted on: July 20, 2015

“The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra has scored a molto festivamente surge in ticket sales for its 2014-15 indoor concert season, as the number of patrons jumped 15 percent,” writes Mason King in Friday’s (7/17) Indianapolis Business Journal. “The ISO sold 127,835 tickets for the 142 concerts in its latest indoor season, which ended last month. That was up from 110,770 tickets for the 2013-14 season.… The group recorded a jump in the number of subscription packages sold. The figure rose 24 percent, to 8,589, compared with a year earlier. The ISO’s subscription series include classical, pops, Happy Hour and family programs…. ‘The strong sales and attendance results confirm that we continue to reach more people in our community and that there is a real buzz about the ISO’s performances,’ said Gary Ginstling, CEO of the ISO…. The ISO logged a $266,255 operating surplus last year … fueled in part by an 18-percent jump in ticket sales for the 2013-14 season…. In the current season … 9,014 student tickets were purchased—a new record.… Attendance at its Symphony on the Prairie performances during the July 4 weekend was the second-highest on record, with more than 23,000 patrons.”

Posted July 20, 2015