Music: Muscovite Music Hall

The Russians have launched one of their periodic offensives of cultural chumminess with the West. After its invitation visit to Moscow and Leningrad, the Comedie Franchise (France's great national theater) returned to Paris last week with delighted reports of how Georgy Malenkov, Scourge of the Bourgeoisie, had attended a performance of Moliere's Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme-and had afterward treated some of the cast to candy and champagne. The U.S.S.R.'s famed Violinist David Oistrakh and Pianist Tatiana Nikolaieva recently concertized in Argentina, a Russian concert group is touring Canada, and the Soviet Ballet is...

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