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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


May 14-20
13 May, 2014 - 10:56
Parsuna Gallery. May 13-31. 13 TALL TALES. VOLODYMYR TARASENKO’S INFORMAL MEETING (FRAGMENT) / Photo courtesy of the Parsuna Gallery

Curtain at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted


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

14 – Eugene Onegin,
opera by Tchaikovsky
15 – Don Quixote, ballet by Minkus
16 – L’elisir d’amore, opera by Donizetti
17 – Rigoletto, opera (in Italian)
by Verdi
18 – The Master and Margarita, fantasy ballet by Shostakovich, Berlioz, et al.
20 – The Nutcracker,
ballet by Tchaikovsky

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

14 – Urus Shaitan by Afanasiev
15 – Small stage. The Inheritor
by Filippo
16 – On Sunday Morning She Gathered Herbs by Kobylianska
17 (at noon) – Natalka Poltavka
by Kotliarevsky
17 – The Taming of the Shrew
by Shakespeare
18 – Premiere. The Living Corpse
by Tolstoy
20 – Small stage. Maria
(When Two Drift Apart)
by Chrzanowski and Kadyrova
20 – Marriage by Hohol

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

14 – No. 13 (Out of Order) by Cooney
14 (at 8 p.m.) – Marriages Are Made
in Heaven (based on Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace)
15 – The Follies of Love by Regnard
16 – Don’t Run for Your Wife by Cooney
16 (at 8 p.m.) – Fat Pig by LaBute
17 – Premiere. Everywhere Alone. Scenic composition by Reznykovych
18 (at 6 p.m.) – The Farewell Tango
by Nicolai
18 – Testament by a Chaste Ladies’ Man by Krym
18 (at 8 p.m.) – Edith Piaf: La Vie En Rose by Havryliuk
19 – The Cemetery Club by Menchell
19 (at 8 p.m.) – The Cherub,
or The Sexual Neuroses of Our Parents by Baerfus
20 – The Minister’s Wife by Nušić

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

14 – Love in Crosshairs (The Rubber Merchants) by Levin
15 – Small stage. Two Little Ladies Head North by Notte
15-16 – Premiere. What Do Women Want? (based on Aristophanes’ comedies)
17 – Thus Ended Summer by Shaw
18 (at 3 p.m.) – Any Complaints about Your Wife? (My Dear Boys!)
by Dostoevsky and Volodin
18 – Premiere. Don’t Let Love Soften You (based on Jean Kerr’s play Touch-and-Go)
20 – Lying the Truth by Berger


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

14 – Kyiv Soloists National Chamber Ensemble conducted by Dmitry Yablonsky (US-Israel)
15 – Concert “Hello, Choir!”
16 – Dyvohrai Ensemble conducted by Vadym Chornokondratenko; Veseli Musyky Ensemble conducted
by Serhii Khytriakov
17 – Concert “Paying Tribute
to Shevchenko”

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

(Curtain at 7:30 p.m.)
14 – Pochaina Choir; Ensemble of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
15 – Natalia Lavrenova (mezzo-soprano), Iryna Kharechko (organ)
16 – Volodymyr Koshuba (organ), Kateryna Bazhenova (piano)
17 – Liatoshynsky Classical Music Ensemble conducted by Ihor Andriievsky
19 – Iryna Kharechko (organ)
20 – Anatolii Bazhenov (violin),
Ivan Kucher (cello), Volodymyr Koshuba (organ), Maria Lipinska (mezzo-soprano),
Kateryna Bazhenova (piano)


Kyiv Spring International Music Festival
(National Philharmonic Society of Ukraine)

19-23 – Concerts by festival participants


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

14-18 – New Cheers and Bravo Show
Beginning at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.


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)
13-31 – Kyiv Chrysostom Ioan Levanda (in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the death of Archpriest Ioan Levanda)
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 National Museum
(vul. Tereshchenkivska 15-17)

13-25 – “Goya. The Disasters of War” (etchings from the museum’s collection)
Open 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Closed Mon., Tues.


(vul. Mykhailivska 16)

Standing exhibit of Yevhenia Hapchynska’s paintings
Open 10 a.m.-9 p.m.;
noon-6 p.m. on Sat., Sun.

Olena Zamostian Art Gallery
(vul. Illinska 9)

13-15 – Ostap Nezruch (photos)
Open 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Closed Sun., Mon.

Jacob Greter Art Center
(vul. Vadyma Hetmana 6, Bolshevik shopping mall)
May 13-June 8 – Phoenix.
Revival (paintings)
Open 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

(vul. Khoryva 43)

May 13-31 – Olena Stupa
(author’s dolls), Volodymyr Tarasenko (paintings)
Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m.;
11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sat. Closed Sun.