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Restored Bolshoi Theatre prepares to open after revamp

Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre, home of the famed ballet and opera companies, is preparing to reopen its main stage and auditorium after a major revamp.

The restoration work was beset by delays as serious structural problems emerged, but the plush red curtains and gold plating are now nearly ready to host their first performance in six years.

Kirill Skorodelov reports.

  • 06 Oct 2011
  • From the section Europe
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