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Opera

helikon.ruThe Marriage of Figaro (Svadba Figaro): Dmitry Bertman stages an updated version of Mozart’s classic. Helikon Opera.

Opera Addresses

Thursday The 29th

NEW ITALIAN Cosi Fan Tutte Ossia La Scuola Degli Amanti (Tak Postupayut Vse Zhenshchiny ili Shkola Vlyublyonnykh): Floris Visser stages Mozart's comic opera about two young officers who disguise themselves as Turkish merchants to test their fiancees' fidelity. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

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.

The Critic, or a Tragedy Rehearsed: Stanford's opera based on Sheridan's satire of stage conventions. Performed in Russian. Gennady Rozhdesvensky conducts. Conservatory Great Hall. 7 p.m.

Friday The 30th

NEW ITALIAN Cosi Fan Tutte Ossia La Scuola Degli Amanti (see Thurs. listing). Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

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

ITALIAN The Barber of Seville (Sevilsky Tsiryulnik): Gioacchino Rossini's opera, based on Beaumarchais' comedy. Director Elijah Moshinsky, stage designer Anne Tilby. Performed in Italian. Novaya Opera. 7 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. 7 p.m.

Saturday The 31st

NEW ITALIAN Cosi Fan Tutte Ossia La Scuola Degli Amanti (see Thurs. listing). Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

In the Mood for Opera (Nastroisya na Operu): an operatic show. Bolshoi Theater Beethoven Hall. 12:30 and 7:30 p.m.

Sunday The 1st

NEW ITALIAN Cosi Fan Tutte Ossia La Scuola Degli Amanti (see Thurs. listing). Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 6 p.m.

In the Mood for Opera (Nastroisya na Operu): an operatic show. Bolshoi Theater Beethoven Hall. 12:30 and 6:30 p.m.

The Fairy-Queen (Koroleva Fei): Purcell's semi-opera based on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Conservatory Rachmaninov Hall. 7 p.m.

Tuesday The 3rd

ITALIAN Rigoletto: Verdi's opera based on Victor Hugo's play "Le Roi s'amuse." Performed in Italian. Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

NEW ENGLISH The Prodigal Son (Bludny Syn): Britten's opera based on the Biblical story. Performed in English. Also in program the premiere of "Mavra": Igor Stravinsky's lighthearted, one-act opera based on Pushkin's "The House in Kolomna." Pokrovsky Chamber Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

Young Voices of Moscow and New York: Graduates of the Bolshoi Theater and Metropolitan Opera Youth Programs in concert. Bolshoi Theater Beethoven Hall. 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday The 4th

ITALIAN La Boheme (Bogema): Puccini's opera about slumming artistic types in Paris' Latin Quarter. Directed by Federik Mirdita. Performed in Italian. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

NEW ENGLISH The Prodigal Son (see Tues. listing). Pokrovsky Chamber Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

and Beyond…

Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Competition: third round and award ceremony. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. June 5, 7 p.m.

The Marriage of Figaro (Svadba Figaro): Dmitry Bertman stages an updated version of Mozart's classic. Helikon Opera. June 5, 6, 7 and 8, 7 p.m.

ITALIAN La Boheme (see Wed. listing). Bolshoi Theater New Stage. June 6 and 7 at 7 p.m., June 8 at 6 p.m.

Yelena Obraztsova Presents young winners of international vocal competitions. Novaya Opera. June 6, 7 p.m.

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. June 7, 6 p.m.

ITALIAN Il Trovatore (Trubadur): Verdi's tragic opera, set in 16th-century Spain, about the search for a boy, mistakenly thought to have been murdered in infancy, which leads to a duel in love between two unknowing brothers decades later. Directed by Marco Gandini. Performed in Italian. Novaya Opera. June 7, 7 p.m.

NEW ITALIAN Don Giovanni (Don Juan): Mozart's classic about the brash Spanish lover as staged by Alexander Titel. Performed in Italian. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. June 10, 12 and 14, 7 p.m.