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Opera

Stanmus.ruAlexander Titel stages Mozart's well-known "Cosi Fan Tutte Ossia La Scuola Degli Amanti." The comic opera about two young officers who disguise themselves as Turkish merchants to test their fiancees' fidelity, plays on Jan. 19.

Opera Addresses

Thursday The 16th

MT PICK ITALIAN Nabucco: This production of Verdi's opera, based on the biblical story of the Babylonian King Nebuchadnezzar and his invasion of Jerusalem, is one of the Bolshoi's best in years. In Italian with Russian subtitles. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

ITALIAN The Barber of Seville (Sevilsky Tsiryulnik): Gioacchino Rossini's opera, based on Beaumarchais' comedy. American mezzo Kate Lindsey in the role of Rosina. Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

NEW ITALIAN 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. Performed in Italian. Helikon Opera on Arbat. 7 p.m.

Friday The 17th

MT PICK ITALIAN Nabucco (see Thurs. listing). Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

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

FRENCH Romeo and Juliet: South African soprano Pretty Yende as Juliet and American tenor Charles Castronovo as Romeo in the concert version of Gounod's opera. Conductor Fabio Mastrangelo. Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

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

Saturday The 18th

MT PICK ITALIAN Nabucco (see Thurs. listing). Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

The Rake's Progress (Pokhozhdeniya Povesy): Igor Stravinsky's opera inspired by a set of engravings by William Hogarth depicting the decline of a profligate. The revival of Boris Pokrovsky's 1987 staging. Pokrovsky Chamber Musical Theater. 6 p.m.

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

Sunday The 19th

ITALIAN Cosi Fan Tutte Ossia La Scuola Degli Amanti (Tak Postupayut Vse Zhenshchiny ili Shkola Vlyublyonnykh): Alexander Titel stages Mozart's comic opera about two young officers who disguise themselves as Turkish merchants to test their fiancees' fidelity. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater small stage. 7 p.m.

The Marriage of Figaro (Zhenitba Figaro): the concert version of Mozart's classic. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 6 p.m.

The Rake's Progress (see Sat. listing). Pokrovsky Chamber Musical Theater. 6 p.m.

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

Monday The 20th

Eugene Onegin: Andris Liepa's staging of Tchaikovsky's opera, based on Pushkin's novel. Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Center. 7 p.m.

Tuesday The 21st

Boris Godunov: 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.

ITALIAN Maria Stuarda: The concert version of Donizetti based on Schiller's tragedy about the feisty Queen of Scots and her deadly confrontation with Queen Elizabeth I of England. Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

Wednesday The 22nd

Boris Godunov: (see Tues. listing). Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. 7 p.m.

The Demon: The concert version of Anton Rubinshtein's opera based on Lermontov's poem. Novaya Opera. 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. Performed in Russian. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

and Beyond…

Dialogues With Pokrovsky (Dialogi s Pokrovskim): An operatic show, dedicated to Boris Pokrovsky, features scenes from the Pokrovsky Chamber Musical Theater current and old stagings. Pokrovsky Chamber Musical Theater. Jan. 23, 7 p.m.

Eugene Onegin: Dmitry Bertman's version of Tchaikovsky's opera treats Onegin as a tragic loner on an inner journey to self-awareness. Helikon Opera on Arbat. Jan. 23, 24, 25 and 26, 7 p.m.

ITALIAN 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. Performed in Italian. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. Jan. 23, 7 p.m.

Salome: the concert version of Richard Strauss' opera based on Oscar Wilde's play. Annemarie Kremer in the lead. Novaya Opera. Jan. 23, 7 p.m.

ITALIAN Cosi Fan Tutte Ossia La Scuola Degli Amanti (see Sun. listing). Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater small stage. Jan. 24, 7 p.m.

Novaya Opera Orchestra and Soloists in an operatic concert. Novaya Opera. Jan. 24, 7 p.m.

Eugene Onegin (see Mon. listing). Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Center. Jan. 25, 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL FRENCH Golden Mask: Don Quichotte: Mariinsky Theater production of Jules Massenet's opera. Performed in French with Russian subtitles. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. Jan. 26, 7 p.m.

MT PICK FRENCH 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. Performed in French with Russian subtitles. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. Jan. 28, 29, 30, 31 and Feb. 1 at 7 p.m.