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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


April 2-8
1 April, 2014 - 10:55
Bohdan and Varvara Khanenko Art Museum. April 1-15. KHANENKO MUSEUM’S ANTIQUITY COLLECTION. TERRACOTTA FIGURINES / Photo courtesy of the Bohdan and Varvara Khanenko Art Museum

Curtain at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted


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

2 – Gala concert in commemoration of Serge Lifar’s birth centennial
3 – Carmen, opera (in French)
by Bizet
4 – La Traviata, opera (in Italian)
by Verdi
5 – Romeo and Juliet, ballet by Prokofiev
6 – L’elisir d’amore, opera by Donizetti
8 – The Sleeping Beauty, ballet
by Tchaikovsky

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

2 – Such Is Her Destiny (based
on Taras Shevchenko’s verse)
3 – Small Family Crimes by Schmitt
3 – Small stage. I Can’t Help Loving You, Kyiv! by Bilozub
4 – Kaidash’s Family
by Nechui-Levytsky
4 – Small stage. Premiere. The Glass Menagerie by Williams
5 (at noon) – Shelmenko the Orderly by Kvitka-Osnovianenko
5 – Nazar Stodolia by Shevchenko
6 (at noon) – Martyn Borulia
by Karpenko-Kary
6 – Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare
6 – Small stage. Between Heaven and Earth by Afanasiev
7 – Good Soldier Schweik by Hašek
8 – The Marriage of Figaro
by Beaumarchais
8 – Small stage. The Dream of a Ridiculous Man (based on Fyodor Dostoevsky’s short story)

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

2 (at 7 p.m.), 6 (at noon) – Don’t Run for Your Wife by Cooney
3 – Premiere. Doctor by Nušić
3 (at 8 p.m.) – Premiere. A Lady and a Bureaucrat by Nicolai
4 – A Profitable Position by Ostrovsky
4 (at 8 p.m.) – Crazy Blood by Erpulat and Hillje
5 (at noon) – Caught in the Net
by Cooney
5 (at 6 p.m.) – The Last Love
by Mukhariamov
5 – Page 105 about Love (based
on poems and prose writings
of different periods)
5 (at 8 p.m.) – Alexander Vertinsky. The Lord’s Ball. One-man show
6 (at 6 p.m.) – The Farewell Tango
by Nicolai
6 – Testament by a Chaste Ladies’ Man by Krym
7 – The Uncle’s Dream by Dostoevsky

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

2 – Lolita by Nabokov
2 – Small stage. Young Stage Directors’ Lab. White Nights of Love (based on Fyodor Dostoevsky’s story)
3 – All Good Things Come to an End by Ostrovsky
3 – Small stage. Young Stage Directors’ Lab. An Evening with a Pretty and Lonely Lady (based on Oleg Yernev’s play)
4 – Carnival of Flesh by Buechner
5 – Dangerous Liaisons by Laclos
5 – Small stage. Days Are Whistling By by Koliada
6 (at 3 p.m.) – Two Little Ladies Head North by Notte
6 – Line by Mardan
8 – Don Juan, or Lessons in Seduction by Miller


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

2 – National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine conducted by Fyodor Glushchenko (Russia). Soloist: Oleh Sheremeta (flute)
3 – Pavel Nersessian (piano, Russia)
4 – Domenico Nordio (violin, Italy), National Philharmonic Society’s Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine conducted by Mykola Diadiura
5 – Concert “Great Poets in Music”
in commemoration of the 125th anniversary of Anna Akhmatova’s birth
6 – In commemoration of the 75th anniversary. Rizol Accordion Quartet conducted by Serhii Hrinchenko
7 – Concert “A Touch of Spring”
8 – Kyiv Soloists National Chamber Ensemble conducted by Volodymyr Sirenko

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

(Curtain at 7:30 p.m.)
2 – Valeria Balakhovska (organ), Iryna Kharechko (organ)
3 – Kyiv Chamber Ensemble, Maksym Sydorenko (organ)
5 – Volodymyr Koshuba (organ)


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)

Apr. 1-Dec. 31 – Liudmyla Meshkova (ceramic panels)
Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Wed.

Taras Shevchenko National Museum
(blvd. Shevchenko 12)

Museum open after restoration
Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Closed Mon.

Bohdan and Varvara Khanenko Art Museum
(vul. Tereshchenkivska 15-17)

1-15 – Khanenko Museum’s Antiquity Collection: Selected Exhibits
Open 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Closed Mon., Tues.


(vul. Vozdvyzhenska 10b)

1-12 – Petro Honchar (paintings)
Open 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Closed Sun., Mon.

Olena Zamostian Art Gallery
(vul. Illinska 9)

1-5 – “Discovering Shevchenko in Ourselves” (posters)
Open 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Closed Sun., Mon.

Triptych ART
(vul. Desiatynna 13)

1-8 – Matvii Vaisberg (paintings)
Open 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on Sun., Mon.

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

1-14 – Renat Ramazanov and Oleksandra Syrbu (paintings)
Open 11 a.m.-9 p.m.