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Gay Rights Activists To Picket Valery Gergiev Concerts In London
"The demonstration is scheduled to take place outside the Barbican, where Gergiev will lead the London Symphony Orchestra in a performance of The Damnation of Faust by Berlioz - about a scholar who gets too close to the devil." Picketers are objecting to Russia's new anti-gay laws and Gergiev's failure to speak out against them to his longtime friend Vladimir Putin. The Guardian (UK) 11/04/13
Posted November 5, 2013 12:50 AM

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