'Flying Houses,' Handel's 'Messiah' and Konchalovsky's 'Uncle Vanya' – What to Do in Moscow on Wednesday

Laurent Cherere's Flying Houses: works by this acclaimed French art photographer, to June 21.

Blagovest Ensemble and Alexander Fiseisky (organ) perform Handel's Messiah Oratorio. St. Mary's Cathedral. 27/13 Malaya Gruzinskaya Ulitsa. Metro Barrikadnaya, Ulitsa 1905 Goda. 495-252-4051. At 8 p.m.

Darya Tchaikovskaya (piano) and the Novy Russky Quartet perform Shostakovich's Quintet for piano, two violins, viola and cello in G minor, Myaskovsky's Quartet No. 9, Prokofiev's Sonata No. 2 for violin and piano. Philharmonic Chamber Hall. 29 Tverskaya Ulitsa, Bldg. 3. Metro Mayakovskaya. 495-232-0400. At 7 p.m.

Lucia di Lammermoor: Donizetti's operatic masterpiece about the feud between two aristocratic families, staged by Adolf Shapiro. Performed in Italian. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 17 Bolshaya Dmitrovka. Metro Tverskaya, Chekhovskaya. 495-723-7325. At 7 p.m.

Uncle Vanya (Dyadya Vanya): Andrei Konchalovsky's staging of Anton Chekhov's play. Mossoviet Theater. 16 Bolshaya Sadovaya Ulitsa. Metro Mayakovskaya. 495-699-2035. At 7 p.m.

War Is In Me (Voina Uchastvuyet vo Mne): drawings from the 1940s by Max Alpert, Rostislav Barto, Boris Zelensky, Yevgeny Rastorguyev, Nina Vatolina, Nadezhda Udaltsova, Leonid Soifertis and others. Also on display are war photographs, letters, posters, newspapers and other documents, to May 10. ArtStory Gallery. 14 Staropimenovsky Pereulok. Metro Tverskaya, Mayakovskaya. Noon to 8 p.m., closed Mon. 495-650-1343. www.art-story.com

Laurent Cherere's Flying Houses: works by this acclaimed French art photographer, to June 21.

Wynn Bullock. Immersion: retrospective of works by one of America's most innovative and experimental photographers of the 20th century, to May 10. Brothers Lumiere Center of Photography. 3 Bolotnaya Naberezhnaya, Bldg. 1. Metro Kropotkinskaya. Noon to 9 p.m., Sat. and Sun. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., closed Mon. 495-228-9878, www.lumiere.ru

Foreign-Language Movies

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

Pyat Zvyozd-Novokuznetskaya. In the Arkadia mall, 8 Sredny Ovchinnikovsky Pereulok. Metro Novokuznetskaya. 495-916-9169. At 1:05 p.m. In English; Russian subtitles.

The Last Five Years (Posledniye Pyat Let, 2014): Richard LaGravenese's screen version of Jason Robert Brown's musical about a struggling actress and her novelist lover stars Anna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan and Tamara Mintz.

Pyat Zvyozd-Novokuznetskaya (see address above) At 5:35 p.m. In English; Russian subtitles.

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