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13 Oct 2005

Arias on the Street — The Bolshoi's new "Magic Flute" features sprayed-on graffiti and a Volga car.

http://context.themoscowtimes.com/story/156850/

By Raymond Stults [Moscow Times, 14 October 2005]

In an early bow toward next year's 250th anniversary of the birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the Bolshoi premiered a new production of the composer's last opera, "The Magic Flute," at its New Stage last Friday. The modern-dress staging was created in collaboration with a British team led by Graham Vick, the artistic director of Birmingham Opera Company.

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