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Opera

Stanmus.ruPuccini's well-known "Madame Butterfly," staged by Lyudmila Nalyotova and performed in Italian can be seen in the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. It is one of the most popular operas worldwide.

Opera Addresses

Thursday The 30th

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. 7 p.m.

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

Friday The 31st

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. 7 p.m.

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

Saturday The 1st

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. 1 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. Performed in Russian. Pokrovsky Chamber Musical Theater. 6 p.m.

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

Mozart and Salieri. Requiem (see Fri. listing). Helikon Opera on Arbat. 7 p.m.

NEW Old Babushka's Tales (Skazki Staroi Babushki): This operatic show for kids and parents includes scenes set to Mussorgsky's music. Novaya Opera Foyer. Noon and 2 p.m.

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

Sunday The 2nd

A Play of Soul and Body (see Sat. listing). Natalya Sats Children's Musical Theater. 1 and 5 p.m.

Don Giovanni (see Sat. listing). Pokrovsky Chamber Musical Theater. 6 p.m.

It's All Opera! (Vsyo Eto — Opera!): An opera show, featuring scenes from Novaya Opera stagings. Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

Mozart and Salieri. Requiem (see Fri. listing). Helikon Opera on Arbat. 7 p.m.

The Demon: Anton Rubinshtein's opera based on Lermontov's poem. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

Tuesday The 4th

ITALIAN Aida: updated version of Verdi's opera interprets it as a love affair crushed by a totalitarian goverment. Helikon Opera concert production. Dom Muzyki Svetlanov Hall. 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 New Stage. 7 p.m.

Wednesday The 5th

ITALIAN Lucia di Lammermoor: Donizetti's operatic masterpiece about the feud between two aristocratic families, staged by Adolf Shapiro. Performed in Italian. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

and Beyond…

MT PICK Eugene Onegin: a simple and dazzling staging of Tchaikovsky's opera by Sergei Artsibashev with sets by Sergei Barkhin. Novaya Opera. Feb. 6 and 8, 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 New Stage. Feb. 6, 7 p.m.

Violist Danilov (Altist Danilov): Alexander Tchaikovsky's opera, based on Vladimir Orlov's 1980 novel, is dedicated to Yury Bashmet. Directed and choreographed by Mikhail Kislyarov. Pokrovsky Chamber Musical Theater. Feb. 6 and 7 at 7 p.m.

Opera Night: arias, duets, jam. Kozlov Club. Feb. 7, 11 p.m.

The Magic Flute (Volshebnaya Fleita): Mozart's lyric opera as staged by Alexander Titel and Igor Yasulovich. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater small stage. Feb. 7 and 8, 7 p.m.

Vampuka: Vladimir Erenberg's opera spoof directed by Dmitry Bertman. Helikon Opera on Arbat. Feb. 7 and 9, 7 p.m.