Mona Khaba and Natalya Cherkasova perform Rachmaninov's Suite No. 1 for two pianos, Sciarrino's Sonata for two pianos, Roslavets' Five Preludes, Lourie's Four Poems, Kurtag's Games for two pianos, Poppe's Theme with 840 Variations, Berio's Sequenza No. 4 and other compositions. Conservatory Rachmaninov Hall, 11 Bolshaya Nikitskaya Ulitsa. Metro Pushkinskaya, Biblioteka Imeni Lenina. 495-629-9401. At 7 p.m. Free admission.
Viola Is My Life: festival of neo-academic music. In program are works by Rzewski, Karmanov, Snowden, Bryars, Wreede and others. Dom Culture Center, bldg. 4, 24 Ovchinnikovsky Pereulok. Metro Novokuznetskaya. 495-953-7236. At 8 p.m.
Chekhov Theater Festival 'Inala': South Africa's past, present and hopes for the future delivered through music, song and dance. An artistic collaboration between choral legends Ladysmith Black Mambazo, award-winning choreographer Mark Baldwin and world-class dancers from the Royal Ballet and Rambert Dance Company. Mossoviet Theater, 16 Bolshaya Sadovaya Ulitsa. Metro Mayakovskaya. 495-699-2035. At 7 p.m.
Hamlet: Declan Donnellan's dance staging of Shakespeare choreographed by Radu Poklitaru. Bolshoi Theater New Stage, 1 Teatralnaya Ploshchad. Metro Teatralnaya. 495-455-5555. At 7 p.m.
Dead Souls (Myortviye Dushi): Kirill Serebrennikov stages a comedy on the themes of Gogol's novel with an all-male cast. Music by Alexander Manotskov. With English subtitles. Gogol Center, 8A Ulitsa Kazakova. Metro Kurskaya. 499-262-9214. At 8 p.m.
Karmen Moxie (jazz vocals) and band. Igor Butman Club Na Taganke, 21 Verkhnyaya Radishchevskaya Ulitsa. Metro Taganskaya. 495-792-2109. At 8:30 p.m.
Trees Grow on the Rocks (Na Kamnyakh Rastut Derevya): Northern landscapes in photographs by Vladimir Medvedev, and in fragments from works by great 20th-century filmmakers. At Solyanka VPA, 1/2 Solyanka. Metro Kitai-Gorod. 495-621-5672.
The Duchess of Malfy (Gerstoginya Malfy): John Webster's play begins as a love story, with a Duchess who marries beneath her class, and ends as a nightmarish tragedy as her two brothers exact their revenge, destroying themselves in the process. Dominic Dromgoole's 2014 staging for Shakespeare's Globe Theater starring Gemma Arterton.
Formula Kino Europe, Ploshchad Kievskogo Vokzala. Metro Kievskaya. 800-250-8025. At 7:30 p.m. In English; Russian subtitles.