Opera

Bolshoi TheaterChildren's Album: A show about the world of childhood based on Tchaikovsky's miniatures and texts by Tolstoy, Nabokov and Garin-Mikhailovsky. Zazerkalye Children's Musical Theater (St. Petersburg) production. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. Sunday, September 8, at 7 p.m.

Opera Addresses

Thursday The 5th

Cinderella (Zolushka): Rossini's opera as staged by Alexander Petrov. Zazerkalye Children's Musical Theater (St. Petersburg). Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

NEW Un Ballo in Maschera (Bal Maskarad): Verdi's opera tells the story of a king and his forbidden love of his best friend's wife. Directed by Dmitry Bertman. Helikon Opera on Arbat. 7 p.m.

Friday The 6th

L'Elisir d'Amore (Lyubovny Napitok): Donizetti's opera about a young man turning to magic to win his sweetheart. Directed by Yury Alexandrov. Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

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

The Magic Flute (Volshebnaya Fleita): Zazerkalye Children's Musical Theater (St. Petersburg) production of Mozart's lyric opera. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

NEW Un Ballo in Maschera: (See Thurs. listing.) Helikon Opera on Arbat. 7 p.m.

Saturday The 7th

Bravissimo: a musical show including arias and excerpts from various operas. Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

Cosi Fan Tutte (Tak Postupayut Vse): Mozart's 1789 comic opera about two young officers who disguise themselves as Turkish merchants to test their fiancees' fidelity. Zazerkalye Children's Musical Theater (St. Petersburg) production. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

Finist The Falcon (Finist Yasny Sokol): Russian folk ritual show. Zazerkalye Children's Musical Theater (St. Petersburg) production. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. Noon.

NEW Un Ballo in Maschera: (See Thurs. listing.) Helikon Opera on Arbat. 7 p.m.

Sunday The 8th

Children's Album: A show about the world of childhood based on Tchaikovsky's miniatures and texts by Tolstoy, Nabokov and Garin-Mikhailovsky. Zazerkalye Children's Musical Theater (St. Petersburg) production. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

Robinson Crusoe: a musical for kids. Zazerkalye Children's Musical Theater (St. Petersburg) production. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. Noon.

NEW Un Ballo in Maschera: (See Thurs. listing.) Helikon Opera on Arbat. 7 p.m.

Wednesday The 11th

A Life for the Tsar (Zhizn za Tsarya): Yurlov Capella performs the concert version of Mikhail Glinka's tale of a commoner who sacrifices himself for the tsar during the Russian-Polish conflict of 1613. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

Nabucco: Verdi's opera based on the Biblical story of the Babylonian King Nebuchadnezzar as staged by Latvian director Andrejs Zagars. Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

The Age of DSCH (Vek DSCH): a musical show based on compositions by Dmitry Shostakovich. Pokrovsky Chamber Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

NEW Un Ballo in Maschera: (See Thurs. listing.) Helikon Opera on Arbat. 7 p.m.

and Beyond…

NEW Un Ballo in Maschera: (See Thurs. listing.) Helikon Opera on Arbat. Sept. 12 and 13, 7 p.m.

NEW Pinocchio: Pierangelo Valtinoni's opera for kids retells the classic fairy tale by Carlo Collodi. Pokrovsky Chamber Musical Theater. Sept. 15 and 16, 4 p.m.

NEW Tasty Tales (Syedobniye Skazki): Mikhail Bronner's musical for kids and parents. Natalya Sats Children's Musical Theater. Sept. 14 at 4 p.m., Sept. 15 at noon.