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Three Pintos, Berlioz and Marigold Hotel — What to do in Moscow on the Weekend

The Three Pintos (Tri Pinto): In German. Weber-Mahler's comic opera telling a tale of mistaken identities and misguided love. Directed and choreographed by Mikhail Kislyarov. Performed in German and Russian. Pokrovsky Chamber Musical Theater. Nikolskaya ul., 17. Metro Ploshad Revolyutsii. 495 606-70-08. Friday at 7 p.m.

Berlioz's Le Damnation de Faust: Performed by the Russian National Orchestra and the Academy of Choral Art Choir. Soloists Oksana Volkova (mezzo-soprano), Pavel Cernoch (tenor), Andrew Foster-Williams (bass-baritone) and Dmitry Skorikov (bass), conductor Vasily Sinaisky. Conservatory Great Hall. 13 Bolshaya Nikitskaya Ulitsa. Metro Pushkinskaya, Biblioteka Imeni Lenina. 495-629-9401. Saturday at 7 p.m.

Hamlet: The world premier of Declan Donnellan's dance staging of Shakespeare choreographed by Radu Poklitaru. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. Teatralnaya Square 1. Metro Teatralnaya. 495 455-5555. Friday at 7pm. Sat. at Noon and 7 p.m. Sun. at 6 p.m.

Giselle: Adolphe Adam's ballet about a peasant girl deceived in love by a young aristocrat. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 17 Bolshaya Dmitrovka. Metro Tverskaya, Chekhovskaya. 495-723-7325. Friday at 7 p.m.

Foreign-Language Movies

Irish Film: Gold (Zoloto, 2014): Niall Heery's offbeat comedy about an estranged father who returns to his hometown after an absence of ten years in order to reconnect with his daughter and ex-wife but unwittingly almost destroys their lives. Stars James Nesbitt, Maisie Williams and David Wilmot.

Formula Kino Gorizont. Komsomolskii Prospekt. 21/10. Metro Fruzenskaya. (495) 795-3795. Sunday at 5 p.m. In English; Russian subtitles.

Irish Film: Song of the Sea (Pesnya Morya, 2014): Tomm Moore's Oscar-nominated animated film about the adventures of Saoirse — the last of the selkies, women in Irish and Scottish legends who transform from seals into people.

Formula Kino Gorizont (See address above) In English; Russian subtitles.

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (Marigold Hotel: Zaseleniye Prodolzhayetsya, 2015): John Madden's sequel to his 2012 comedy starring veteran British actors.

35MM. 47/24 Pokrovka ulitsa. Metro Kurskaya. Fri. and Sun. at 10 a.m., Sat. at 3:20 p.m. In English; Russian subtitles.

Pioner. 21 Kutuzovsky Prospekt. Metro Kutuzovskaya. 499-240-5240. Fri. at 9:20 a.m., 1:55 and 9:30, Sat. at 1:35, 6:15 and 10:55 p.m., Sun. at 11:40 a.m., 4:20 and 6:45 p.m. In English; Russian subtitles.

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