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Henry M. Robert

LEISURE BULLETIN..

January 22-28
21 January, 2014 - 10:56
Minus 4 Gallery. January 21-25. AFRICAN WINTER. Photo courtesy of Minus 4 Gallery

Curtain at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted

Theater

National Opera of Ukraine
(vul. Volodymyrska 50, tel. 279-1169)

22 – Macbeth, opera (in Italian)
by Verdi
23 – Spartacus, ballet
by Khachaturian
24 – Boris Godunov, opera
by Mussorgsky
25 – Rigoletto, opera (in Italian)
by Verdi
26 (at noon) – The Tale of Tsar Saltan, opera by Rimsky-Korsakov
26 – Zorba the Greek,
ballet by Theodorakis
28 – Swan Lake, ballet by Tchaikovsky

Ivan Franko National Drama Theater
(pl. Franka 3, tel. 279-5921)

22 – Small stage. Between Heaven and Earth by Afanasiev
22 – Kean IV by Gorin
23 – Small stage.
A Moment of Love (based on Volodymyr Vynnychenko’s stories)
23 – Urus Shaitan by Afanasiev
24 – The Marriage of Figaro
by Beaumarchais
25 – Small stage. The Dream
of a Ridiculous Man (based on
Fyodor Dostoevsky’s short story)
25 – The Anthem of Democratic
Youth by Zhadan
26 – Small stage. Morituri Te
Salutant (based on Vasyl Stefanyk’s stories)
26 – In beloved memory of Bohdan Stupka. The Seagull by Chekhov
28 – Small stage. The Possessed
by Lesia Ukrainka
28 – Small Family Crimes
by Schmitt

Lesia Ukrainka National Russian Drama Theater
(vul. Khmelnytskoho 5, tel. 234-4223)

22 – Premiere. The Hanger-On
by Turgenev
23 – School for Scandal
by Sheridan
23 (at 8 p.m.) – Premiere.
A Lady and a Bureaucrat by Nicolai
24 – Imprisoned by Passions
(The Stone Host) by Lesia Ukrainka
24 (at 8 p.m.) – Marriages Are Made in Heaven (based on Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace)
25 – The Follies of Love by Regnard
26 (at noon) – The Tower of Pisa
by Ptushkina
26 (at 6 p.m.) – The Last Love
by Mukhariamov
26 – A Profitable Position
by Ostrovsky
26 (at 8 p.m.) – Alexander Vertinsky. The Lord’s Ball. One-man show
27 – Premiere. Doctor by Nušić
28 – Don Quixote. 1938 by Bulgakov
28 (at 8 p.m.) – Valentine’s
Day by Vyrypaev

Drama and Comedy Academic Theater on the Left Bank
(Brovarsky prosp. 25, tel. 517-8980)

22 – 26 Rooms by Chekhov
23 – Lolita by Nabokov
24 – Dangerous Liaisons
by Laclos
24 – Small stage. Premiere.
Spinelessness (based on Ingrid Lausund’s play)
25 – Thus Ended Summer by Shaw
25 – Small stage. Premiere.
An Evening with a Pretty and Lonely Lady (based on Oleg Yernev’s play)
26 (at 3 p.m.) – Small stage.
A Call from the Past by Krym
26 – All Good Things Come to an
End by Ostrovsky
28 – Premiere. What Do Women Want? (based on Aristophane’s comedies)
28 – Small stage. Premiere.
The Ugly One (based on Marius von Mayenburg’s play Der Haessliche)

Music

National Philharmonic Society of Ukraine
(Volodymyrsky uzviz 2, tel. 278-1697)

22 – Myroslava Kotorovych author’s project “Tango Story”
24 – National Philharmonic Society’s Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine
conducted by Mykola Diadiura
25 – Roman Filipov (violin, Russia), Alina Filipova (piano, Russia)
26 – Pochaina Folk Choir conducted by Oleksandr Zhyhun; Kyivska
Kamerata National Soloists Ensemble conducted by Valery Matiukhin
28 – Goran Krivokapic
(guitar, Bosnia and Herzegovina)

National House of Organ and Chamber Music of Ukraine
(vul. Velyka Vasylkivska 75, tel. 528-3186)

(Curtain at 7:30 p.m.)
22 – Viktor Ikonnyk’s soiree
(1929-2000)
23 – German classic concert
24 –  Vying for Taras Shevchenko National Prize. Concert
demonstrating string instruments
designed by Florian Yuriev
25 – Olha Basystiuk (soprano),
Hanna Bubnova (organ)
27 – Ravisan Trio,
Natalia Kravchenko (piano),
Vitaly Chikirov (lyrical baritone)
28 – Ivan Kucher (cello),
Natalia Svyrydenko (harpsichord), Natalia Lavrenova (mezzo-soprano), Tetiana Voitekh (piano),
Iryna Kharechko (organ)

Museums

Kyiv Sophia National Museum
(vul. Volodymyrska 24)

Jan. 21-Feb. 28 – Masterpieces
dating from Kyivan Rus’:
15th-17th-century icons from
the Andrei Rublev Museum’s
collection
Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Wed.

National Museum of Ukrainian History
(vul. Volodymyrska 2)

Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Wed.

National Art Museum
(vul. Hrushevskoho 6)

Jan. 21-Feb. 9 – Ukrainian Modern Line (paintings and prints)
Jan. 21-Feb. 16 – Music:
The Way You Feel It
(education exhibit)
Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; noon-8 p.m.
on Fri.; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on Sat.
Closed Mon., Tues.

Galleries

Arka
(vul. Bohdana Hmelnytskoho 37)

21-27 – New Year’s Salon in the
Dissecting Room
Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Closed Sun.

Minus 4
(vul. Artema, 37-41, floor 2)

21-25 – African Winter
(masks, traditional African clothes, paintings, and prints)
Open 11 a.m.- 8 p.m.

Mystetska Zbirka
(vul. Tereshchenkivska 13, entrance through the arch)

21-26 – Winter Show (paintings)
Open 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Closed Mon., Tues.

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