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Bolshoi and Mariinsky, Khovanshchina and Russell Crowe – What to Do in Moscow on Wednesday

Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater's Khovanschina has had rave reviews.

Leading Dancers of the Bolshoi Theater, the Mariinsky Theater, the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich Danchenko Music Theater in a concert dedicated to Leonid Lavrovsky. Dom Muzyki Svetlanov Hall. 52 Kosmodamianskaya Naberezhnaya, Bldg. 8. Metro Paveletskaya. 495-730-1011/1852. At 7 p.m.

Russian Philharmonia Symphony Orchestra, the Bolshoi Theater Quartet of Soloists, the Academy of Choral Art Choir and the Moscow Mixed Children's Choir perform Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 (final part) and works by Russian composers in an Easter charity concert.  Conservatory Great Hall. 13 Bolshaya Nikitskaya Ulitsa. Metro Pushkinskaya, Biblioteka Imeni Lenina. 495-629-9401. At 7 p.m.

Khovanshchina: Modest Mussorgsky's opera about the Streltsy Uprising in 1698, as a result of which thousands of soldiers were beheaded on Red Square. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 17 Bolshaya Dmitrovka. Metro Tverskaya, Chekhovskaya. 495-723-7325. At 7 p.m.

Foreign-Language Movies

Birdman (2014): In the Oscar best-picture winner, a washed-up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career and himself in the days leading up to the opening of a Broadway play. Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's comedy starring Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis and Edward Norton.

Pyat Zvyozd-Novokuznetskaya. In the Arkadia mall, 8 Sredny Ovchinnikovsky Pereulok. Metro Novokuznetskaya. 495-916-9169 At 7:20 and 11:35 p.m. In English; Russian subtitles.

Lost River (Kak Poimat Monstra, 2014): A single mother is swept into a dark underworld, while her teenage son discovers a road that leads to a secret underwater town. Written and directed by Ryan Gosling, stars Christina Hendricks, Iain De Caestecker and Matt Smith.

Pioner At 1:05, 7:20 and 11:15 p.m. In English; Russian subtitles.

Pyat Zvyozd-Novokuznetskaya. (See address above) At 12:55 and 7:20 p.m. In English; Russian subtitles.


The Water Diviner (Iskatel Vody, 2014): Russell Crowe's war drama follows an Australian man (Crowe) who travels to Turkey after the Battle of Gallipoli to locate his three missing sons.

Pyat Zvyozd-Novokuznetskaya. (See address above). At 6:05 p.m. In English and Turkish; Russian subtitles.


For more events, check out the calendar.

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