The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra experienced its fifth straight year of record ticket sales during the 2016-17 season while meeting budget projections for the fourth time in five years.
The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra has quickly found a new title sponsor for its Symphony on the Prairie summer concert series after Marsh Supermarkets ended its 35-year run.
The beleaguered supermarket chain had sponsored the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra’s summer outdoor concert series for 35 years.
The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra enjoyed several milestones during the the 2015-16 season, but a pair of unforeseen circumstances prevented its parent organization from meeting budget projections.
The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra’s outdoor concert series posted total attendance of more than 100,000 in 2014. Marsh Supermarkets has sponsored the series since its inception in 1982.
The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra sold 127,835 tickets for the 2014-15 indoor season, up from 110,770 tickets the previous season. Subscription packages, another closely watched metric, also rose.
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra's leaders played an upbeat tune Monday, reporting a second-consecutive operating surplus fueled by a 16-percent increase in revenue from ticket sales and a near-record year for fundraising.
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