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Opera

Stanmus.ruIrina Vaschenko and Yevgeny Polikanin starring in a dramatic scene from "Tosca," Puccini's opera about the love of a beautiful Roman singer for an artist. Performed in Italian, the opera will be performed at 7 p.m. on Jan. 25.

Opera Addresses

Thursday The 23rd

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. 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. 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. 7 p.m.

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

Friday The 24th

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.

Eugene Onegin (see Thurs. listing). Helikon Opera on Arbat. 7 p.m.

Macbeth: the concert version of Verdi's opera performed by the Symphony Capella of Russia. Solists Yelena Yevseyeva (soprano), Anna Pegova (soprano), Maxim Sazhin (tenor), Sergei Toptygin (baritone), Mikhail Guzhov (bass) and others. Tchaikovsky Concert Hall. 7 p.m.

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

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

Saturday The 25th

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

Eugene Onegin (see Thurs. listing). Helikon Opera on Arbat. 7 p.m.

ITALIAN Julius Caesar and Cleopatra (Tsezar i Kleopatra): Boris Pokrovsky's staging based on Handel's "Julius Caesar in Egypt." Performed in Italian. Pokrovsky Chamber Musical Theater. 6 p.m.

ITALIAN 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.

Sunday The 26th

Eugene Onegin (see Thurs. listing). Helikon Opera on Arbat. 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. 7 p.m.

ITALIAN Julius Caesar and Cleopatra (see Sat. listing). Pokrovsky Chamber Musical Theater. 6 p.m.

NEW FRENCH GERMAN Tannhauser: Wagner's opera based on the two German legends of Tannhauser and the song contest at Wartburg. The story centers on the struggle between sacred and profane love, and redemption through love. Performed in German and French with Russian subtitles. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday The 28th

FRENCH Carmen: Bizet's opera based on Merimee's short story about a man's tragic attraction to a woman he allows to escape from jail on purpose. Performed in French. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 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. 7 p.m.

Wednesday The 29th

GERMAN The Magic Flute (Volshebnaya Fleita): Mozart's lyric opera. Performed in German. Pokrovsky Chamber Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

MT PICK FRENCH Turandot (see Tues. listing). Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. 7 p.m.

and Beyond…

MT PICK ITALIAN La Traviata: Alla Sigalova's excellent modernized staging of Verdi's opera uses Yevgeny Kolobov's boldly edited score of Verdi's original music. Performed in Italian. Novaya Opera. Jan. 30, 7 p.m.

GERMAN The Magic Flute (see Wed. listing). Pokrovsky Chamber Musical Theater. Jan. 30, 7 p.m.

MT PICK FRENCH Turandot (see Tues. listing). Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. Jan. 30, 31 and Feb. 1 at 7 p.m.

Mozart and Salieri. Requiem: Dmitry Bertman's version of Rimsky-Korsakov's opera, based on Pushkin's verse tragedy, includes Mozart's Requiem. Helikon Opera on Arbat. Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, 7 p.m.

Don Giovanni (Don Juan): Mozart's classic about the brash Spanish lover who is undone by the statue of a man he once murdered. Pokrovsky Chamber Musical Theater. Feb. 1 and 2, 6 p.m.

MT PICK ITALIAN Madame Butterfly: Puccini's opera, staged by Lyudmila Nalyotova. Performed in Italian. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. Feb. 1, 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL Golden Mask: GERMAN The Flying Dutchman (Letuchy Gollandets): Mikhailovsky Theater production of Wagner's opera about the sailor condemned to sail his ship until redeemed by a faithful woman. Performed in German with Russian subtitles. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. Feb. 4, 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL Golden Mask: Eugene Onegin: Mikhailovsky Theater production of Tchaikovsky's opera based on Pushkin's famous novel in verse. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. Feb. 6, 7 p.m.