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Where there is no law, but every man does what is right in his own eyes, there is the least of real liberty
Henry M. Robert


January 15-21
13 January, 2014 - 15:36
WHAT’S HAPPENING. January 14-February 9. UKRAINIAN MODERN LINE. Photo courtesy of the National Art Museum

Curtain at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted


National Opera of Ukraine
(vul. Volodymyrska 50, tel. 279-1169)

15 – Eugene Onegin,
opera by Tchaikovsky
16 – Carmen Suite, ballet by Bizet
and Shchedrin; Scheherazade,
ballet by Rimsky-Korsakov
17 – La Traviata, opera (in Italian)
by Verdi
18 – Romeo and Juliet, ballet by Prokofiev
19 – Aida, opera (in Italian) by Verdi
21 – The Master and Margarita,
fantasy ballet by Shostakovich, Berlioz, et al.

Ivan Franko National Drama Theater
(pl. Franka 3, tel. 279-5921)

15 – Edith Piaf. Life on Credit
by Rybchynsky and Vasalatii
16 – On Sunday Morning She
Gathered Herbs by Kobylianska
17 – Small stage. The Lonely Lady
by Afanasiev
17 – A Wife Is a Wife (based on Anton Chekhov’s stories)
18 – Small stage. Maria
(When Two Drift Apart)
by Chrzanowski and Kadyrova
18 – Premiere. Thistle Flower
by Vorozhbyt
19 – Nazar Stodolia by Shevchenko
21 – Small stage. The Old Lady Sits Waiting by Rozewicz
21 – Frederic, or Crime Boulevard (based on Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt’s scripts)

Lesia Ukrainka National Russian Drama Theater
(vul. Khmelnytskoho 5, tel. 234-4223)

16 – Napoleon and the Corsican Woman by Hubač
16 (at 8 p.m.) – Crazy Blood
by Erpulat and Hillje
17 – The Follies of Love by Regnard
18 (at 6 p.m.) – Premiere. A Lady
and a Bureaucrat by Nicolai
18 – Trees Die Standing by Casona
18 (at 8 p.m.) – Alexander Vertinsky. The Lord’s Ball. One-man show
19 (at noon) – No. 13 (Out of Order) by Cooney
19 (at 6 p.m.) – Fat Pig by LaBute
19 – My Mocking Happiness
by Maliugin
19 (at 8 p.m.) – Edith Piaf: La Vie En Rose by Havryliuk
20 – Le Malade Imaginaire by Moliere
21 – Testament by a Chaste Ladies’ Man by Krym
21 – The Cherub, or The Sexual
Neuroses of Our Parents by Baerfus

Drama and Comedy Academic Theater on the Left Bank
(Brovarsky prosp. 25, tel. 517-8980)

15 – Line by Mardan
16 – Mein Kampf, or Socks in the
Coffee Pot by Tabori
16 – Small stage. You Beloved of
My Soul by Ptushkina
17 – The Petty Demon by Sologub
18 (at 3 p.m.) – Small stage.
Days Are Whistling By by Koliada
18 – Anna Karenina by Tolstoy
19 (at 3 p.m.) – Small stage.
Any Complaints about Your Wife?
(My Dear Boys) by Dostoevsky and Volodin
19 – The Ideal Couple by Camoletti
21 – Spectators Are Not Admitted to the Performance by Frayn
21 – Small stage. A Little Wine,
or 70 Turns by Pirandello


National Philharmonic Society of Ukraine
(Volodymyrsky uzviz 2, tel. 278-1697)

17 – National Philharmonic Society’s Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine
conducted by Vitaly Protasov. Soloists: Antony Baryshevsky (piano), Anatoly Pohribny (tenor),
Oleksandr Kharlamov (bass)
18 – Kyiv Chamber Orchestra
conducted by Krzysztof Slowinski (Poland)
19 – Olena Pushkarska author’s
project “Winter Fantasia”
20 – National Symphony Orchestra
of Ukraine conducted
by Volodymyr Sirenko. Soloist:
Hennadii Demianchuk (piano)
21 – Dmytro Sukhovienko
(piano, Belgium)

National House of Organ and Chamber Music of Ukraine
(vul. Velyka Vasylkivska 75, tel. 528-3186)

(Curtain at 7:30 p.m.)
14 – Arsenii Kotliarevsky’s soiree (1910-94)
16 – Concert Six of the Christmas
Music Soirees in Baroque Style Series
17 – Valeria Balakhovska (organ)
18 – Concert Seven of the Christmas Music Soirees in Baroque Style Series
20 – Kyiv Brass Chamber Ensemble, Iryna Kalynovska (organ), Andrii Ilkiv (trumpet), Vitalii Chikirov (lyrical
21 – Maksym Sydorenko (organ)


Kyiv Sophia National Museum
(vul. Volodymyrska 24)

Jan. 14-Feb. 28 – Masterpieces
dating from Kyivan Rus’:
15th-17th-century icons from the
Andrei Rublev Museum’s collection
Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Wed.

National Museum of History of the Great Patriotic War
(vul. Lavrska 24)

14-31 – Happy New Year, Soldier!
(Soviet-style postcards, letters from WW II combatants, New Year greetings from “upstairs” and drawings/pictures relating to that period)
Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Mon.

National Art Museum
(vul. Hrushevskoho 6)

Jan. 14-Feb. 9 – Ukrainian Modern Line (paintings and prints)
Jan. 14-Feb. 16 – Music the Way You Feel it (education exhibit)
Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; noon-8 p.m. on Fri.; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on Sat.
Closed Mon., Tues.


(vul. Bohdana Khmelnytskoho 37)

14-27 – New Year’s Salon in the
Dissecting Room
Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Closed Sun.

(vul. Khoryva 43)

14-20 – Iryna Kirshyna (author’s
dolls and textile)
Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sat. Closed Sun.

Jacob Greter Art Center
(vul. Vadyma Hetmana 6, Bolshevik shopping mall)

Jan. 14-Feb. 23 – Anastasia Kraineva and Anastasia Hryhorieva (paintings)
Open 11 a.m.-9 p.m.