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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


February 26-March 4
24 February, 2014 - 17:35
Museum of Ukrainian Folk Decorative Art. February 25-March 30. ARTISTIC SHEVCHENKIANA. OLEKSANDR SAIENKO. THE MIGHTY DNIPRO ROARS AND MOANS (FRAGMENT) / Photo courtesy of the Museum of Ukrainian Folk Decorative Art

Curtain at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted


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

26 – Manon Lescaut, opera by Puccini
27 – Bass Trio Concert
28 – Macbeth, opera (in Italian) by Verdi
1 – The Master and Margarita, fantasy ballet by Shostakovich, Berlioz et al.
2 – Petrushka, ballet by Stravinsky; The Firebird, ballet by Stravinsky
4 – Swan Lake, ballet by Tchaikovsky

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

26 – Small stage. Morituri Te Salutant (based on Vasyl Stefanyk’s stories)
26 – Small Family Crimes by Schmitt
27 – Small stage. The Dream of
a Ridiculous Man (based on Fyodor Dostoevsky’s short story)
27 – The Anthem of Democratic Youth by Zhadan
28 – Small stage. The Lonely Lady
by Afanasiev
28 – A Wife Is a Wife (based on Anton Chekhov’s stories)
1 – Martyn Borulia by Karpenko-Kary
2 (at noon) – Shelmenko the Orderly by Kvitka-Osnovianenko
2 – The Taming of the Shrew
by Shakespeare
4 – Small stage. I Can’t Help Loving You, Kyiv! by Bilozub

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

26, 2 – Premiere. The Hanger-On
by Turgenev
26 (at 8 p.m.) – Premiere. A Lady
and a Bureaucrat by Nicolai
27 – No. 13 (Out of Order) by Cooney
27 (at 8 p.m.) – Valentine’s Day
by Vyrypaev
28, 4 – In commemoration of the 200th birth anniversary of Taras Shevchenko. Premiere. Everywhere Alone by Reznykovych
28 (at 8 p.m.), 2 (at 6 p.m.) – Women. Fragment. Scandal without
Intermission by Mardan
1 (at noon) – Caught in the Net
by Cooney
1 (at 6 p.m.) – Crazy Blood by Erpulat and Hillje
1 – Le Malade Imaginaire by Moliere
1 (at 8 p.m.) – Marriages Are Made
in Heaven (based on Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace)
2 (at noon) – Don’t Dress for Dinner by Camoletti
2 (at 8 p.m.) – Alexander Vertinsky. The Lord’s Ball. One-man show
3 – Imprisoned by Passions
(The Stone Host) by Lesia Ukrainka

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

26 (at 7 p.m.), 1 (at 3 p.m.) – Small stage. A Call from the Past by Krym
27-28 – Premiere. Hearty
Merrymaking, or A Cap with Carps (based on Yurii Koval’s stories)
1 – Dangerous Liaisons by Laclos
2 – Love in Crosshairs (The Rubber Merchants) by Levin
2 – Small stage. Young Stage
Directors’ Lab. The Ugly One
by Mayenburg; Spinelessness
by Lausund
3 – The Ideal Couple by Camoletti
4 – All Good Things Come to
an End by Ostrovsky


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

26-28 – Third Stefan Turchak
International Competition
of Orchestra Conductors
1 – Valerii Sokolov (violin), National Philharmonic Society’s Symphony
Orchestra of Ukraine conducted
by Vitalii Protasov
2 – Concert “Inspiring Hearts.
Pearls of Baroque”
3 – Premiere in Ukraine. Gilgamesh, oratorio by Martinu
4 – Inna Poroshyna (piano)

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

(Curtain at 7:30 p.m.)
26 – Liatoshynsky Classical Music
Ensemble conducted
by Valentyna Ikonnyk-Zakharchenko; Iryna Kharechko (organ)
27 – French music concert
28 – Concert eight “Compositions
for the Organ by German Baroque Maestros” of the Baroque
and Modern Times series
1 – Volodymyr Koshuba (organ)
3 – French and Italian music concert
4 – Kyiv Brass Chamber Ensemble, Valeria Balakhovska (organ), Maria Lipinska (mezzo-soprano), Andrii Ilkiv (trumpet), Larysa Reutova (piano)


National Circus
(pl. Peremohy 2, tel. 486-3856)

Feb. 26-Mar. 2 – Gartner Bros.
International Circus. Giant Elephants Return Show
Beginning at 7 p.m. on Fri.; 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Sat., Sun.


Kyiv Pechersk National Historical and Cultural Preserve
(vul. Ivana Mazepy 21)

Open 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Kyiv Sophia National Museum
(vul. Volodymyrska 24)

25-28 – 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.

Museum of Ukrainian Folk Decorative Art
(vul. Lavrska 9)

Feb. 25-Mar. 30 – In commemoration
of the 200th birth anniversary of Taras Shevchenko. Premiere.
Artistic Shevchenkiana (decorative art from the museum’s collection)
Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Fri.


Mystetska Zbirka
(vul. Tereshchenkivska 13, entrance through the arch)

18-25 – Winter Show (paintings)
Open 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Closed Mon., Tues.

Jacob Greter Art Center
(vul. Vadyma Hetmana 6, Bolshevik shopping mall)
18-23 – Anastasia Kraineva
and Anastasia Hryhorieva (paintings)
Open 11 a.m.-9 p.m.