Thursday, 18 April 2019
The auditorium at the Royal Opera House

At London’s Royal Opera House, 14 senior managers and a further 12 performers were paid over £100k in 2016/17, amounting to 17% of its annual Arts Council funding.

The 100 top executives at major arts institutions in England and Wales earn pay packages totalling over £10m a year, AP has discovered. At the nine organisations receiving Arts Council England (ACE) annual funding of £5m or more –  five of which are opera companies –  more than 30 managers earned six-figure salaries in 2016/17, at least one in each organisation. The pay figures, which include... read more