Coronavirus pandemic: As third wave rages, show goes on at Bulgaria’s opera house

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  • FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Coronavirus pandemic: As third wave rages, show goes on at Bulgaria’s opera house” – below is their description.

    With an orchestra spread out across the entire parterre, audiences limited to the balconies, and no breaks but plenty of disinfectant, the #Sofia #Opera is one of the few music venues still hosting live performances in #Europe.

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