Controversy over staging of ‘Boris Godunov’ amid Russia’s war on Ukraine as new season opens at famed Milan opera house La Scala

Controversy over staging of ‘Boris Godunov’ amid Russia’s war on Ukraine as new season opens at famed Milan opera house La Scala

La Scala management has insisted that ‘Boris Godunov’ is not propaganda for Russian autocrat Putin, while a Kharkiv-born Milanese protest leader notes that the opera house had nine months to select a replacement work.