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Opera

Stanmus.ruMussorgsky’s opera “Boris Godunov,” based on Pushkin’s tragedy about the tsar, will be performed on March 24 by the Yekaterinburg Opera and Ballet Theater in the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater.

Opera Addresses

Thursday The 20th

FESTIVAL Golden Mask: Strider (Kholstomer): Vladimir Kobekin's opera based on a story by Leo Tolstoy about the life, loves, misfortunes and death of a "useless" work horse. Pokrovsky Chamber Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

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

ITALIAN La Traviata: Verdi's opera as staged by Alexander Titel. Performed in Italian. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

GERMAN The Magic Flute (Volshebnaya Fleita): Graham Vick's avant-garde staging of Mozart's lyric opera. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

Friday The 21st

Kalmania (see Thurs. listing). Helikon Opera. 7 p.m.

ITALIAN Nabucco: Verdi's opera based on the Biblical story of the Babylonian King Nebuchadnezzar as staged by Latvian director Andrejs Zagars. Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

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

MT PICK Simon Boccanegra: the concert version of Verdi's opera performed by the Symphony Capella of Russia and soloists. Tchaikovsky Concert Hall. 7 p.m.

GERMAN The Magic Flute (see Thurs. listing). Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

Saturday The 22nd

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 and 5 p.m.

Kalmania (see Thurs. listing). Helikon Opera. 7 p.m.

Pinocchio: Pierangelo Valtinoni's opera for children retells the classic fairy tale by Carlo Collodi. Performed in Russian. Pokrovsky Chamber Musical Theater. 4 p.m.

GERMAN The Magic Flute (see Thurs. listing). Bolshoi Theater New Stage. Noon and 7 p.m.

Sunday The 23rd

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

FESTIVAL Golden Mask: The Marriage of Figaro (Svadba Figaro): Mozart's classic based on Beaumarchais' witty play. Tchaikovsky Opera and Ballet Theater production (Perm). Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

Kalmania (see Thurs. listing). Helikon Opera. 7 p.m.

Pinocchio (see Sat. listing). Pokrovsky Chamber Musical Theater. 4 p.m.

GERMAN The Magic Flute (see Thurs. listing). Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 6 p.m.

Monday The 24th

FESTIVAL Golden Mask: Boris Godunov: Mussorgsky's opera based on Pushkin's tragedy about the tsar. Yekaterinburg Opera and Balllet Theater production. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

and Beyond…

Oh, Mozart, Mozart!: This operatic performance combines Rimsky-Korsakov's chamber opera "Mozart and Salieri" with Mozart's Requiem. Directed by Vladimir Vasilyev. Novaya Opera. March 27, 7 p.m.

Carnival of Animals (Karnaval Zhivotnykh): interactive theatrical and musical show for children set to music by Saint-Saens. Also in program is Prokofiev's musical tale "Peter and the Wolf." Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. March 28 at 2 p.m., March 29 at noon, 4 and 7 p.m., March 30 at noon and 4 p.m.

NEW Intimate Diary: This new staging includes Janacek's Intimate Letters String Quartet and his The Diary of One Who Disappeared Song Cycle. Novaya Opera Foyer. March 28, 7 p.m.

The Makropulos Case (Sredstvo Makropulosa): Janacek's opera based on Karel Capek's sci-fi story about a longevity serum. Helikon Opera. March 28, 29 and 30, 7 p.m.

MT PICK The Snow Maiden (Snegurochka): This staging of Rimsky-Korsakov's opera focuses on a story of passionate love during the Russian Shrovetide carnival. Novaya Opera. March 29, 7 p.m.