News: The Beautiful Game

Monday 22 May 2006

In 1930 Shostakovich wrote the score for The Golden Age – a ballet about football.

The Marinksy Theatre ( – formerly the Kirov ) are bringing it to the Coliseum this July – but it will be minus the political stance of the original – a favourite of Stalin.

David Lister reports in the Independent, 22 May

Shostakavich on Stage more details

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