La Scala to sing in department store

The visiting Italian company is giving an ad hoc performance at 2pm today in Moscow’s GUM store.

Not a bad idea, since the former shopping preserve of Soviet nomenklatura wives closely resembles one of Franco Zeffirelli’s sets at La Scala.

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  • Jeremy Walker says:

    I happened to read this while in a cafe around the corner from GUM, hurried over and got there for 2, but there are no signs of a performance in the store – just an exhibition of photographs and a stall selling merchandise…..

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