Director Yuri Butusov produced an early drama of Berthold Brecht "Drums in the Night", in which he continued to develop the theme of a man who rebels against social injustice. The performance is staged in a cabaret style and appeals to the spectator's emotions.
Musicians decided to visit the capital again in the context of the "Global Spirit Tour". It is dedicated to the new album released in 2017, "Spirit", which by various estimates became the best album of "Depeche Mode". The performance will be held in the Olympic Stadium.
The exhibition "Lords of the Ocean. Treasures of the Portuguese Empire of the 16th-18th centuries" is dedicated to the history and culture of the Portuguese Empire of this time. It will present portraits and items, which belonged to the rulers, military commanders and explorers, ceremonial objects from palaces, jewelry, coins, weapons, armour, documents, engravings and atlases.
The Kuskovo Estate invites you to a concert dedicated to the music of Antonio Vivaldi. Legendary music will be performed by the chamber ensemble Violini di Maestro conducted by Alexander Chernov. During intermission the audience will be able to see the exhibition of the "Portrait Gallery" in the Big Stone Greenhouse.
The opera based on Melville's story is performed in English. It is the story of sailor Billy – beautiful, young, irradiating goodness man. Another hero – Claggart hates him accusing of mutiny. What is most remarkable is that the opera is performed only by male voices.
The exhibition is dedicated to the most extensive excavations in Moscow at the end of the 20th century. The exposition will answer questions about what discoveries archaeologists have made on Manezhnaya Square in 1993-1997, how the first underground museum of the capital was built.
The largest private collection of carved bones belonging to the Karisalov family is presented at the exhibition. The exhibition includes about 150 items made by Russian artisans in the 18th-19th centuries: sculpture, icons, panels, chests, psyche, etc.
The annual Christmas fair takes place on Red Square in front of the GUM Department Store. Here you can buy souvenirs, gifts, eat pancakes and donuts, or taste kvass and sbiten, ride on the carousel and listen to musical performances. In the New Year at the fair you can meet Ded Moroz (Santa Claus) and Snow Maiden.
This winter, a children's skating rink in Gorky Park will be the launching platform for future champions. Here the figure skating school of Alexei Yagudin will open for the first time. For three months the famous sportsman and highly awarded ice acrobats will teach 120 kids to skate.
Brilliant Inna Churikova acts as Queen Elizabeth II. Gleb Panfilov staged the performance by the play of Peter Morgan, which takes place in many theatres of Britain. It is based on the weekly conversations of the Queen with the Prime Ministers. The play is adapted for the Russian spectators.
This is a collaborative project of the Vakhtangov Theatre and the National Greece Theatre in Athens. The play of Sophocles by Rimas Tuminas is about dignity, the force of destiny and the power of fate. A special highlight of the play is the Greek choir singing in its native language.
A bright, emotional, fascinating performance based on the novel of Leo Tolstoy. Live music, beautiful vocal, spectacular choreography combined with multimedia technologies will immerse the audience into the luxury atmosphere of the 19th century, which is background for the love story of the heroes.
The comedy of Moliere staged by Philipp Grigoryan takes spectators to early 20th century in Russia. The family of the last Russian emperor Nicholas II can be guessed in the family of Oregon. The universal evil is represented in Tartuffe by Grigory Rasputin. Comedy thus becomes a tragedy.
The performance of Mindaugas Karbauskis in Mayakovsky Theatre is dedicated to the problem of migrants in Europe. The characters of the play come to London in search of a better life, but they meet with the fact that they are vulnerable in a big city. But the main problem lies in the internal conflict of the heroes with themselves.
The exhibition is dedicated to the samovar that was one of the most important items of the Russian household for several centuries. In the second quarter of the 19th century, about one hundred samovar workshops and productions were opened in Moscow. The exhibition presents a variety of products of these companies for the period 1825-1900.
Sergei Zhenovach staged Sergei Bulgakov’s play, having involved in the performance several generations of students. As the director tells, he wanted to understand the novel's conception and invent his own stage reality. The main character became Woland, and the action was moved to a madhouse.
A dynamic, passionate, costumed performance has turned out from the multi-page novel of A. Dumas. There are many fights on swords, dances, brilliance and beauty. The performance was staged by the famous stunt man, theatre and cinema fight director Andrei Ryklin.
Ballet director of Monte Carlo Jean-Christophe Maillot staged the play to the music of Shostakovich. It is about the meeting of two incredibly strong personalities, each of whom eventually learns himself in the other. The reason for their unruly behavior is in loneliness, to which they are doomed among mediocre people.
This is the most important and expected Russian theatrical festival, which ends with the awarding ceremony in the Bolshoi Theatre. The award is created in order to reveal talents in the theatre world. The festival is held by the Theatre Union, Culture Ministry and Moscow City Government.
The performance is winner of the Golden Mask Award in 2016 in two nominations - the best work of the director and the best female role. Medea is performed by an international star - the charismatic Hibla Gerzmava. The stage director Alexander Titel moved the action to the 20th century.
An anti-utopia based on the novels of V. Sorokin "Oprichnik's Day" and "Telluria" was staged by Mark Zakharov. This is a satire on modern Russia, on which the director worked for 9 years. The performance is phantasmagoric, acute, absurd and comic. The best actors of Lenkom play in it.
This is one of the best operas of S. Gounod. The feud of the families becomes a background for the love story. The drama is based on the monologues and four brilliants duets of the main characters, which reveal the story of their relations. It is performed in French.
Rock opera "Crime and Punishment" is timed to the 150th anniversary of the novel by Feodor Dostoevsky. Composer Eduard Artemiev and director Andrei Konchalovsky created a completely new work, that won two awards of Golden Mask for the best female role in the musical and the best work of the composer.
In 2018, the St. George Tournament awaits the knights from Canada, Great Britain, Holland and Belarus, given that they did not participate in the tournament before. The guests will see an unforgettable show: the battle of two horsemen armed with all-wood spears and group skirmishes on horseback. The novelty of this year will be a special prize for a tournament of dismounted men-at-arms.
Performances of the Melikhovsky Theatre "Chekhov Studio" are staged every Saturday in the theatre courtyard of the museum. Performances are based on plays and stories of Anton Chekhov, some of them are held on Fridays and Sundays.
This is a grandiose retrospect of Vasily Vereschagin’s best painted and graphic works. The exhibition will feature several series dedicated to his travels. "Trilogy of Executions" cycle and "Palestine series" will be featured as special sections of the exhibition.
The exhibition will present paintings of Rembrandt, Vermeer, Hals and other Dutch masters from the western private collection of Thomas and Daphne Kaplan, which they have gathered in about 15 years. The exposition is wide-ranging, it has real pearls of art.
The Polytechnic Museum's key exhibition for the period of renovation display the most important achievements of Russian science on VDNKh. Here you can find out about the legendary Russian scientists of past and present, famous and little-known scientific and technical researches of different years, to participate in real experiments.