Opera

Helikon Operawww.nibelungopera.ru: a staging composed of vocal and symphonic excerpts from Wagner's 13 operas, directed by Dmitry Bertman and choreographed by Edvald Smirnov. Helikon Opera on Arbat. Friday, October 11, at 7 p.m.

Opera Addresses

Thursday The 10th

Julius Caesar and Cleopatra (Tsezar i Kleopatra): Boris Pokrovsky's staging based on Handel's "Julius Caesar in Egypt." Pokrovsky Chamber Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

Friday The 11th

A Play of Soul and Body (Igra o Dushe i Tele): an allegorical morality play, "Representation of Soul and Body," composed in 1600 by Emilio de Cavaliery. Performed in Russian. Natalya Sats Children's Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

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

NEW www.nibelungopera.ru: a staging composed of vocal and symphonic excerpts from Wagner's 13 operas, directed by Dmitry Bertman and choreographed by Edvald Smirnov. Helikon Opera on Arbat. 7 p.m.

Saturday The 12th

Operatic Concert. Bolshoi Theater Beethoven Hall. 4 p.m.

Symptom of the Opera (Priznak Opery): a lighthearted multimedia show that features classic works of the world opera repertoire. Praktika. 2 and 5 p.m.

The Adventures of Cipollino (Priklyucheniya Cipollino): Tatyana Kamysheva's comic opera for kids based on a charming Italian tale with heroes who bear the names and characteristics of fruits and vegetables. Pokrovsky Chamber Musical Theater. Noon and 4 p.m.

NEW www.nibelungopera.ru (see Fri. listing). Helikon Opera on Arbat. 7 p.m.

Sunday The 13th

Operatic Concert. Bolshoi Theater Beethoven Hall. 12:30 and 4 p.m.

The Adventures of Cipollino (see Sat. listing). Pokrovsky Chamber Musical Theater. Noon and 4 p.m.

NEW www.nibelungopera.ru (see Fri. listing). Helikon Opera on Arbat. 7 p.m.

Monday The 14th

La Boheme: the concert version of Puccini's opera performed by the Moscow Conservatory Opera Theater. Conservatory Great Hall. 7 p.m.

Operatic Concert features soloists of the Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Center. Philharmonic Chamber Hall. 7 p.m.

Peter and the Wolf, The Ugly Duckling (Petya i Volk, Gadky Utyonok): Prokofiev's musical tales for kids. Novaya Opera. 5 p.m.

Wednesday The 16th

The Flying Dutchman (Letuchy Gollandets): Wagner's opera about the sailor condemned to sail his ship until redeemed by a faithful woman. Directed by Peter Konvichny. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

The Jubilee. The Bear (Yubilei. Medved): Sergei Cortes' comic operas based on Anton Chekhov's one-act farces, staged by Igor Merkulov. Pokrovsky Chamber Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

and Beyond…

Gvidon: Alexander Manotskov's opera based on Daniil Kharms' dialogues with God and eternity. Directed by Alexander Ogaryov. School of Dramatic Art. Oct. 17, 7 p.m.

The Flying Dutchman (see Wed. listing). Bolshoi Theater New Stage. Oct. 17, 18, 19, 22, 23 and 24 at 7 p.m., Oct. 20 at 6 p.m.

Falstaff: Verdi's opera based on Shakespeare's "Henry IV" and his comedy "The Merry Wives of Windsor." Helikon Opera on Arbat. Oct. 18 and 20, 7 p.m.

Operatic Concert. Bolshoi Theater Beethoven Hall. Oct. 19 and 20, 12:30 and 4 p.m.

NEW The Child and the Spells (Ditya i Volshebstvo): Ravel's opera-ballet for kids. Novaya Opera. Oct. 19, 4 p.m.