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Guitar Virtuosos, Diana Vishneva and 'La Boheme' – What to Do in Moscow on Thursday

Beyond the Shadow (Po Tu Storonu Teni): The Russian premiere of Vladimir Tarnopolsky's multimedia opera based on Plato's "Parable of the Cave.” Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater Small Stage.

Diana Vishneva. On the Edge. "Switch" choreographed by Jean-Christophe Maillot, music by Danny Elfman, performed by Diana Vishneva, Bernice Coppieters and Gaetan Morlotti. "Woman in a Room" choreographed by Carolyn Carlson, music by Giovanni Sollima and Rene Aubry, performed by Diana Vishneva. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 1 Teatralnaya Ploshchad. Metro Teatralnaya. 495-455-5555. At 7 p.m.

Guitar Virtuosos: Gala concert featuring Anabel Montesinos, Marco Tamayo, Jose Maria Gallardo del Rey, Aniello Desiderio, Grisha Goryachev, Artyom Dervoyed and Lukasz Kuropaczewski. Tchaikovsky Concert Hall. 4/31 Triumfalnaya Ploshchad. Metro Mayakovskaya. 495-232-0400. At 7 p.m.

Beyond the Shadow (Po Tu Storonu Teni): The Russian premiere of Vladimir Tarnopolsky's multimedia opera based on Plato's "Parable of the Cave." Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater Small Stage. 17 Bolshaya Dmitrovka. Metro Tverskaya, Chekhovskaya. 495-723-7325. At 7 p.m.

Pratum Integrum Orchestra performs rare compositions by Stamic. Dom Muzyki Chamber Hall. 52 Kosmodamianskaya Naberezhnaya, Bldg. 8. Metro Paveletskaya. 495-730-1011. At 7 p.m.

La Boheme (Bogema): A moving production of Puccini's opera about the loves, passions and deceptions of a group of artists in the Latin Quarter of Paris in the 1830s. Performed in Italian. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 7 Bolshaya Dmitrovka. Metro Tverskaya, Chekhovskaya. 495-723-7325. At 7 p.m.

Foreign-Language Movies

After the Ball (Modnaya Shtuchka, 2015): Sean Garrity's comedy is a retail fairy tale "Cinderella" set in the world of fashion.

Pioner Thurs. at 5:45 and 11:55 p.m. 21 Kutuzovsky Prospekt. Metro Kutuzovskaya. 499-240-5240. In English; Russian subtitles.

Oscar Shorts 2015. The strongest short films from around the world, nominated for the Oscars this year. Including films from Britain, France, Israel and Switzerland.

35MM Thurs. 47/24 Ulitsa Pokrovka. Metro Krasniye Vorota, Kurskaya. 495-780-9142. At 7 p.m. In English, Hebrew, Danish and German; Russian subtitles.

For more events, see the calendar.

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