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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


June 3-10
3 June, 2014 - 11:20
National Museum of History of the Great Patriotic War. June 3-10. “WINNING WITH THE NAME OF TARAS IN MIND”. PETRO KODIEV’S AND WITH YOUR FOES’ UNHOLY BLOOD BAPTIZE YOUR LIBERTY (FRAGMENT) / Photo courtesy of the National Museum of History of the Great Patriotic War

Curtain at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted


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

4 – Eugene Onegin,
opera by Tchaikovsky
5 – Don Quixote, ballet by Minkus
6 – Aida, opera (in Italian) by Verdi
7 – Caprices of Fate,
ballet by Paganini and Skoryk
8 – Natalka Poltavka,
opera by Lysenko
10 – Carmen Suite, ballet by Bizet and Shchedrin; Scheherazade,
ballet by Rimsky-Korsakov

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

4 – On Sunday Morning She Gathered Herbs by Kobylianska
5, 7 – Premiere. My Profession: Signor of High Society
(based on Scarnicci and Tarabusi’s play Caviale e lenticchie)
6 – A Wife Is a Wife (based on Anton Chekhov’s stories)
8 (at noon) – Natalka Poltavka
by Kotliarevsky
8 – The Taming of the Shrew
by Shakespeare
10 – Small stage. Morituri Te Salutant (based on Vasyl Stefanyk’s stories)
10 – In beloved memory of Bohdan Stupka. The Seagull by Chekhov

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

4 – Premiere. Julia and Romeo (based on Shakespeare’s tragedy)
5 – School for Scandal by Sheridan
5 (at 8 p.m.) – Marriages Are Made in Heaven (based on Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace)
6 – Don’t Dress for Dinner
by Camoletti
6 (at 8 p.m.) – Edith Piaf: La Vie En Rose by Havryliuk
7 (at 6 p.m.) – The Tower of Pisa
by Ptushkina
7 – Premiere. Doctor by Nušić
7 (at 8 p.m.) – Premiere. Klavdia Shulzhenko. The Old Waltz. Music and scenic composition by Olha Havryliuk and Olha Kohut
9 (at 6 p.m.) – The Farewell Tango
by Nicolai
9 – Caught in the Net by Cooney
10 – The Minister’s Wife by Nušić

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

4 – The Greater Good (based on Ivan Turgenev’s A Month in the Country)
5 – Carnival of Flesh by Buechner
6 – Spectators Are Not Admitted
to the Performance by Frayn
7 – Premiere. Hearty Merrymaking, or A Cap with Carps (based on Yurii Koval’s stories)
7 – Small stage. A Call from the Past by Krym
10 – Mein Kampf, or Socks
in the Coffee Pot by Tabori


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

4 – National Brass Band of Ukraine conducted by Mykhailo Moroz
5 – Swedish music gala concert
6 – Jazz concert
7 – Viktor Markiv (piano, US)
9 – In commemoration of the 200th anniversary of Taras Shevchenko’s birth. Concert “Embrace,
My Brothers!”
10 – Kyiv Soloists National Chamber Ensemble conducted by Dmitry Yablonsky (US – Israel). Soloist: Myroslava Kotorovych (violin)

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

(Curtain at 7:30 p.m.)
4 – Kyiv Chamber Ensemble, Volodymyr Koshuba (organ),
Maria Lipinska (mezzo-soprano)
5 – Kyiv Brass Chamber Ensemble, Valeria Balakhovska (organ),
Tetiana Voitekh (piano)
7 – Volodymyr Koshuba (organ)
9 – Kyiv Chamber Ensemble,
Valeria Balakhovska (organ),
Serhii Kotko (coloratura bass),
Larysa Reutova (piano)
10 – Natalia Lavrenova (mezzo-soprano), Serhii Kotko (coloratura bass), Iryna Kharechko (organ)


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

3-30 – New Cheers and Bravo Show
Beginning at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.


Kyiv Sophia National Museum
(vul. Volodymyrska 24)
June 3-Aug 15 – “Kyiv Chrysostom Ioan Levanda” (in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the death of Archpriest Ioan Levanda)
May 3-Aug 31 – “Foundation” (Ukrainian antiquities)
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)

3-10 –  In commemoration of the 200th anniversary of Taras Shevchenko’s birth. “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.

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

June 3-July 7 – “Works by Italian Artists, 16th-18th cc. (courtesy of Andrii Sheptytsky Museum’s collection in Lviv)
Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Fri.


Brucie Collection
(vul. Artema 55b)

June 3-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.

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

3-14 – Mykhailo Deiak (paintings)
Open 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Closed Mon., Tues.

Olena Zamostian Art Gallery
(vul. Illinska 9)

3-7 – Halyna Osadcha (paintings)
Open 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Closed Sun., Mon.

(vul. Kostiolna 6)

3-15 – Anatolii Stepanenko (pastel)
Open 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Closed Mon., Tues.