Opera at the window: Itinerant troupe takes the stage in Paris courtyards

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After a year off the stage, a group of young artists have decided to keep the music of Beethoven, Ravel and Saint-Saëns alive by offering performances in Parisian courtyards, in full compliance with health regulations.

A third wave of coronavirus infections has dashed hopes of seeing French cultural venues reopen in the coming weeks, leaving artists out of work and the public starved of entertainment.

In order to break the monotony of lockdown, a quartet of musicians has decided to bing the opera to people's homes instead.

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