Bach's St. John Passion performed by the Yurlov Capella and the Russian Philharmonia Symphony Orchestra. Conservatory Great Hall. 13 Bolshaya Nikitskaya Ulitsa. Metro Pushkinskaya, Biblioteka Imeni Lenina. 495-629-9401. At 7 p.m.
Moscow Autumn Festival of contemporary music. In program are new chamber compositions by Russian composers Butsko, Ozerskaya, Soshinskaya and others. Dom Kompozitorov. 8 Bryusov Pereulok. Metro Pushkinskaya. 495-629-1365. At 7 p.m.
The Magic Flute: a ballet to Mozart's music. Kremlin Ballet production. Kremlin Palace. Moscow Kremlin, the Troitsky Gate entrance. Metro Alexandrovsky Sad. Ticket office 1 Ulitsa Vozdvizhenka. Metro Borovitskaya. 495-628-5232. kremlinpalace.org. At 7 p.m.
Iolanta: Sergei Zhenovach stages Pyotr Tchaikovsky's lyric opera about a blind princess who is cured by the love of a man who violates the king's order not to tell the girl of her blindness. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. 1 Teatralnaya Ploshchad. Metro Teatralnaya. 495-455-5555. At 7 p.m.
Alisa Ten (vocals), Anna Kobozeva (harp) and Avgust Krepak (cello). Duma Club. 11 Mokhovaya Ulitsa, Bldg. 3B, entrance from Nikitsky Pereulok. Metro Okhotny Ryad. 495-692-1119. At 9 p.m.
Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne: American blues, boogie-woogie and jazz pianist, singer and songwriter. Guest Jose Luis Pardo (guitar). Kozlov Club Second Floor. 16 Olimpiisky Prospekt, Bldg. 2, at the Art&Shock Complex. Metro Prospekt Mira. 926-952-0077. At 8 p.m.