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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

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Trans-Atlantic Sound


The musical event of the week takes place Friday, when Dmitry Liss and U.S. conductor Leon Botstein lead the American-Russian Young Artists Orchestra through a program of 20th-century music from both sides of the Atlantic. The musicians will be performing the suite from Igor Stravinsky's "Firebird," Polish composer Karol Szymanowski's Violin Concerto No. 1 and pieces by Duke Ellington and 17-year-old Nico Muhly. Call 928-7005 or 292-1500 for tickets. Prices range from $25 to $250 with proceeds going to another youth organization, Junior Achievement Russia. The concert begins at 7 p.m. at the Conservatory Great Hall, 13 Bolshaya Nikitskaya. Metro: Pushkinskaya.


The Grifter


See "Khlestakov," Vladimir Mirzoyev's quirky adaptation of Nikolai Gogol's classic play "The Inspector General," at the Stanislavsky Drama Theater on Friday. Maxim Sukhanov turns in a brilliant performance as the shyster Khlestakov, who deceives himself and everybody else in a quiet provincial town. The play starts at 7 p.m. The theater is located at 23 Tverskaya Ulitsa. Tel. 229-7221. Metro: Pushkinskaya.


Not Just a Fish Bowl


Head to Sixteen Tons on Friday night to hear legendary rock band Aquarium led by Boris Grebenshchikov. The gig is scheduled for 11 p.m. at 6 Presnensky Val. Entry: 50 rubles for women and 200 for men. Tel. 253-5300/253-0530. Metro: Ulitsa 1905 Goda.