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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 28-June 3
27 May, 2014 - 10:45
Museum of Books and Book Printing of Ukraine. May 27-July 7. WORKS BY ITALIAN ARTISTS, 16th-18th cc. ANDREA SCHIAVONE’S MADONNA AND CHILD WITH SAINTS ELIZABETH AND JOHN THE BAPTIST (FRAGMENT) / Photo courtesy of the Italian Institute of Culture in Ukraine

Curtain at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted


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

28 – Aida, opera (in Italian)
by Verdi
29 – La Bayadere, ballet by Minkus
30 – Norma, opera (in Italian)
by Bellini
31 (at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.) – Gala
1 – Turandot, opera (in Italian)
by Puccini
3 – Swan Lake, ballet by Tchaikovsky

Ivan Franko National Drama Theater
(pl. Franka 3, tel. 279-5921)
28 – Ladies and Hussars by Fredro
29 – In beloved memory of Bohdan Stupka. The Seagull by Chekhov
30 – Good Soldier Schweik
by Hašek
31-1 – Kaidash’s Family
by Nechui-Levytsky
3 – Small stage. The Lonely Lady
by Afanasiev

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

29 – Premiere. The Hanger-On
by Turgenev
29 (at 8 p.m.) – Premiere. A Lady
and a Bureaucrat by Nicolai
30, 2 – Don’t Run for Your Wife
by Cooney
30 (at 8 p.m.) – Valentine’s Day
by Vyrypaev
31 (at 6 p.m.) – Premiere. Klavdia Shulzhenko. The Old Waltz. Music
and scenic composition
by Olha Havryliuk and Olha Kohut
31 – The Follies of Love
by Regnard
1 (at 6 p.m.) – A Real Man on
the Threshold of the Millennium
by Dorst and Eler
1 – Le Malade Imaginaire by Moliere
1 (at 8 p.m.) – Alexander Vertinsky. The Lord’s Ball. One-man show
2 (at 8 p.m.) – The Cherub,
or The Sexual Neuroses
of Our Parents by Baerfus
3 – Trees Die Standing by Casona

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

28 – Anna Karenina by Tolstoy
28 – Small stage. Days Whistling
By by Koliada
29 – Premiere. Don’t Let Love Soften You (based on Jean Kerr’s play Touch-and-Go)
30 – Premiere. What Do Women Want? (based on Aristophanes’ comedies)
31 – The Ideal Couple by Camoletti
31 (at 3 p.m.) – Small stage. Three Sisters by Chekhov
1 – The Prodigal Father’s
Homecoming by Noyabriov
3 – Lying the Truth by Berger


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

29 – Concert “4x4 – from Classics
to Jazz”
30 – Symphony music concert
1 – Andrei Valenty (bass, Belarus),
Tatiana Starchenko (piano, Belarus)
2 – Eldbjorg Hemsing (violin,
Norway), Hanna Fedorova (piano, Ukraine)
2 – Small stage. Andrii Ostapenko (guitar), Volodymyr Knorozok (piano)
3 – Herman Safonov (violin), Olena Strohan (piano)

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

(Curtain at 7:30 p.m.)
28 – Liatoshynsky Classical Music
Ensemble conducted by Valentyna Ikonnyk-Zakharchenko; Iryna Kharechko (organ)
29 – Maksym Sydorenko (organ),
Olha Shvydka (soprano), Oleksandr Hosachynsky (cello), Serhii
Romansky (viola)
30 – Kyiv Day gala concert
2 – Lysenko Quartet, Iryna
Kalynovska (organ), Andrii Ilkiv
(trumpet), Vitalii Chikirov (trumpet), Kateryna Bazhenova (harpsichord)
3 – Hanna Bubnova (organ)


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

May 28-June 30 – New Cheers and Bravo Show
Beginning at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.


Kyiv Sophia National Museum
(vul. Volodymyrska 24)

27-31 – 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.

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

May 27-June 10 – In commemoration of the 200th anniversary of
the birth of Taras Shevchenko. “Winning with the Name of Taras
in Mind” (posters, frontline periodicals with articles dedicated to Shevchenko; unique publications of the poet’s manuscripts and his
famous Kobzar)
Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Mon.

National Art Museum
(vul. Hrushevskoho 6)

May 27-July 27 – “Mezhyhiria Code” (old manuscripts, valuable publications, statues, icons, canvases)
Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; noon-8 p.m.
on Fri.; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on Sat.
Closed Mon., Tues.

Museum of Books and Book Printing of Ukraine
(vul. Lavrska 9)

May 27-July 7 – Works by Italian Artists, 16th-18th cc. (courtesy of
Andrii Sheptytsky’s collection in Lviv)
Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Fri.


(vul. Vozdvyzhenska 10b)

27-31 – Shevchenko’s May
(paintings and prints)
Open 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Closed Sun., Mon.

Brucie Collection
(vul. Artema 55b)

May 27-July 6 – Steve McCurry
(photos, US)
Open 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on Sat.; noon-5 p.m. on Sun.

Olena Zamostian Art Gallery
(vul. Illinska 9)

May 27-June 7 – Halyna Osadcha (paintings)
Open 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Closed Sun., Mon.

(vul. Khoryva 43)

27-31 – 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.