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Moscow on Wednesday: Bach, Blues and a Magic Flute

The Magic Flute: a ballet to Mozart's music. Kremlin Ballet production. Kremlin Palace.

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.

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