Opera

Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical TheaterMadame Butterfly: Puccini's opera, staged by Lyudmila Nalyotova. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. Friday, June 28, at 7 p.m.

Opera Addresses

Thursday, June 27th

NEW Kalmania: Edvald Smirnov's staging based on Imre Kalman's operettas. Helikon Opera on Arbat. 7 p.m.

The Magic Flute (Volshebnaya Fleita): Graham Vick's avant-garde staging of Mozart's lyric opera. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

The Merry Widow (Vesyolaya Vdova): Franz Lehar's operetta about the attempts of a baron to obtain a widow's fortune for his impoverished country of Pontevedria. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

Friday, June 28th

NEW Kalmania: (See Thurs. listing.) Helikon Opera on Arbat. 7 p.m.

MT PICK Madame Butterfly: Puccini's opera, staged by Lyudmila Nalyotova. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

Opera Night: classical arias, duets and jam. Alexei Kozlov Club. 11:30 p.m.

The Magic Flute: (See Thurs. listing.) Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

NEW The Three Pintos (Tri Pinto): Weber-Mahler's comic opera telling the tale of mistaken identities and misguided love. Directed and choreographed by Mikhail Kislyarov. Performed in German and Russian. Pokrovsky Chamber Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

Saturday, June 29th

It's All Opera! (Vsyo Eto — Opera!): An opera show, featuring scenes from Novaya Opera stagings. Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

NEW Kalmania: (See Thurs. listing.) Helikon Opera on Arbat. 7 p.m.

The Magic Flute: (See Thurs. listing.) Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

Sunday, June 30th

NEW L'Italiana in Algeri (Italianka v Alzhire): Rossini's operatic drama staged by Yevgeny Pisarev. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

The Coffee Cantata (Kofeinaya Kantata): Bach's comic opera performed by the Amadeus Musical Theater. Leo Tolstoy Center Na Pyatnitskoi. 7 p.m.

The Magic Flute: (See Thurs. listing.) Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 6 p.m.

NEW The Three Pintos: (See Fri. listing.) Pokrovsky Chamber Musical Theater. 6 p.m.

Monday, July 1st

Popular Opera Classics: Lilia Yerokhina (soprano), Andrei Baturkin (baritone), Alexander Zakharov (tenor) and the Brass Orchestra of Russia in an operatic concert. Tchaikovsky Concert Hall. 7 p.m.

Wednesday, July 3rd

The Demon: Anton Rubinshtein's opera as staged by Gennady Trostyanetsky. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

and Beyond…

L'Elisir d'Amore (Lyubovny Napitok): This Donizetti opera features colorful costumes and clever props. Performed mostly in Russian with key passages in Italian. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. July 4, 7 p.m.

Iolanta: Pyotr Tchaikovsky's lyric opera about a blind princess who is cured by the love of a man who violates the king's order not to tell the girl of her blindness. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. July 6 at 7 p.m., July 7 at 6 p.m.

NEW La Sonnambula: (The Sleepwalker): Vincenzo Bellini's bel canto opera staged by Pier Luigi Pizzi. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. July 10, 11, 12 and 13 at 7 p.m., July 14 at 6 p.m.