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'Il Trovatore,' Chekhov Theater Festival and 'Le Corsaire' – what to Do in Moscow on Wednesday

Le Corsaire: Adolphe Adam and Leo Delibes' ballet based on Byron's poetic love story about a pirate captain and his beautiful young captive. Yury Grigorovich's staging for the Kremlin Ballet.

Russian National Orchestra, Anna Samuil (soprano), Ksenia Dudnikova (mezzo-soprano), Sergei Skorokhodov (tenor) and Andrei Zhilikhovsky (baritone) perform Tchaikovsky's arias and duets. Conservatory Great Hall, 113 Bolshaya Nikitskaya Ulitsa. Metro Pushkinskaya, Biblioteka Imeni Lenina. 495-629-9401. At 7 p.m.

Organ and Trombone. Crossroads: Dmitry Bulkin and Adelya Askerova in concert. St. Mary's Cathedral, 27/13 Malaya Gruzinskaya Ulitsa. Metro Barrikadnaya, Ulitsa 1905 Goda. 495-252-4051. At 8:30 p.m.

Chekhov Theater Festival "Red Tobacco" (Krasny Tabak): James Thierree's choreographic drama includes dance, circus, drama and pantomime. La Compagnie du Hanneton production (France). Mossoviet Theater, 16 Bolshaya Sadovaya Ulitsa. Metro Mayakovskaya. 495-699-2035. At 7 p.m.

Le Corsaire: Adolphe Adam and Leo Delibes' ballet based on Byron's poetic love story about a pirate captain and his beautiful young captive. Yury Grigorovich's staging for the Kremlin Ballet. Kremlin Palace, 1 Vozdvizhenka. Metro Biblioteka imeni Lenina, Arbatskaya, Borovitskaya. 495-628-52-32. At 7 p.m.

Il Trovatore (Trubadur): Verdi's tragic opera, set in 16th-century Spain, about the search for a boy, mistakenly thought to have been murdered in infancy, which leads to a duel in love between two unknowing brothers decades later. Directed by Marco Gandini. Performed in Italian with Russian subtitles. Novaya Opera, 3 Karetny Ryad. Metro Mayakovskaya, Chekhovskaya. 495-694-0868. At 7 p.m.

Foreign-Language Movie

Beat Film: Austin to Boston (2014): James Marcus Haney's musical adventure documentary starts after the final night at Austin's SXSW Music Festival, where bands Ben Howard, The Staves, Nathaniel Rateliff and Bear's Den pile into their vehicles and head north. Center of Documentary Cinema, 2 Zubovsky Bulvar, Bldg. 7. Metro Park Kultury. 495-637-7919. At 7 p.m. In English; Russian subtitles.

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