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Opera

Helikon OperaKalmania. Edvald Smirnov's staging of “Kalmania” based on Imre Kalman's operettas. Thurs. Fri. Sat. 7 p.m. Helikon Opera on Arbat.

Thursday, November 29th

Boris Godunov: Alexander Sokurov stages Mussorgsky's musical drama based on Pushkin's tragedy about the tsar (1598-1605) who ruled in the Time of Troubles. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. 7 p.m.

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

Tosca: Puccini's opera about the tragic love of a beautiful Roman singer for an artist. Performed in Italian. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

Friday, November 30th

Boris Godunov: (See Thurs. listing.) Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. 7 p.m.

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

Opera Night: classical arias. Alexei Kozlov Club. 11 p.m.

Saturday, December 1st

Boris Godunov: (See Thurs. listing.) Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. 7 p.m.

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

Sunday, December 2nd

Boris Godunov: (See Thurs. listing.) Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. 6 p.m.

Iolanta: Pyotr Tchaikovsky's lyric opera about a blind princess. Staged by Gennady Shaposhnikov. Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

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

La Boheme (Bogema): a moving production of Puccini's opera about the loves, passions and deceptions of a group of artists in the Latin Quarter of Paris in the 1830s. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

Monday, December 3rd

Cavalleria Rusticana (Selskaya Chest): the concert version of Mascagni's opera about passion, betrayal and retribution in a small Italian town. Performed by Vladislav Pyavko, Larisa Andreyeva, Yekaterina Kovalyova, Alexei Shishlyayev, Itina Reinard, the Chorus Inside Choir and the Orpheus Symphony Orchestra. Conservatory Great Hall. 2 p.m.

Tuesday, December 4th

Boris Godunov: (See Thurs. listing.) Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. 7 p.m.

Wednesday, December 5th

Boris Godunov: (See Thurs. listing.) Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. 7 p.m.

The Barber of Seville (Sevilsky Tsiryulnik): Gioacchino Rossini's opera based on Beaumarchais' comedy. The tricky barber Figaro helps a young count marry the girl he loves. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

and Beyond…

New Kalmania: (See Thurs. listing.) Helikon Opera on Arbat. Dec. 6, 7, 8 and 9, 7 p.m.

The Queen of Spades (Pikovaya Dama): Tchaikovsky's opera based on Pushkin's supernatural story of a young officer who is obsessed with learning a mysterious old woman's secret of winning at cards. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. Dec. 6, 7 p.m.

MT Pick Turandot: Giacomo Puccini's last opera based on Schiller's adaptation of the tale by Carlo Gozzi about a princess whose future husband must solve three riddles or be beheaded. Directed by Francesca Zambello. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. Dec. 7, 8, 11 and 12 at 7 p.m., Dec. 9 at 6 p.m.

Eugene Onegin: Alexander Titel stages Tchaikovsky's masterpiece, based on Pushkin's novel about a Petersburg dandy who rejects the love of a provincial girl and is later rebuffed by her. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. Dec. 8, 7 p.m.