Only a week until Valentine’s Day. And we dedicate it to self love. We talked about why this is so important
Exhibition “Don’t Look Back”
Where: SISTEMA Gallery, Bobrov per., 4 building 3
When: until March 11
At the end of January, the exhibition “Don’t Look Back” opened at the SISTEMA Gallery. And we highly recommend visiting it. Its essence is to unite the works of several creative personalities with one common theme of time. Everyone contributed their understanding of the worldview of our society, which lives one day, not remembering the past and not looking into the future. The exhibition includes works of video art, painting, sculpture and music. Bonus: free entry.
Exhibition “Excellent students”
Where: Museum of Russian Impressionism, Leningradsky Prospekt, 15 building 11
When: until May 21
From February 9, the exhibition “Excellent Students” will be available at the Museum of Russian Impressionism. Its main theme is the European travels of Russian masters at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. The exhibition will feature paintings by Boris Kustodiev, Isaak Brodsky, Mikhail Demyanov, Alexander Yakovlev, Vasily Shukhaev and other painters from private collections and federal and regional museums (from the Tretyakov Gallery to the Krasnodar Regional Art Museum named after F. A. Kovalenko). We think this is a great opportunity to better understand the biographies of famous artists, as well as temporarily move to the most beautiful cities and places in Europe.
Performance “The Cherry Orchard”
Where: Moscow Taganka Theater st. Zemlyanoy Val, 76/21
When: February 14
The premiere of a modern interpretation of Chekhov’s text “The Cherry Orchard” at the Taganka Theater took place in April 2021. And if you missed it, correct it this Valentine’s Day (the next time you can watch the production only on March 8 and 30!). Director Yuri Muravitsky says that “The Cherry Orchard is a play primarily about the theatre. In it, the characters play themselves. They perform in front of someone, demonstrate something. This is an endless performance, show. Chekhov’s characters are revealed by playing for the audience. Also impressiveTersk composition, one of the main roles is played by Irina Apeksimova.
Where: Moscow Art Theater A.P. Chekhov, Kamergersky per., 3
When: 18 and 25 February
On the first weekend after February 14, have time for the production of the play by Alexei Zhitkovsky “Cosmos” at the Moscow Art Theater. A.P. Chekhov. It was released in mid-January and has already become one of the most popular. “This is a funny story about an unfunny life. About unfulfilled dreams and unfulfilled desires,” director Nina Grigorieva describes the script. The main character is an English teacher living in a small town. Her life is not filled with bright events, but everything changes when she finds out that her classmate, who became an astronaut, is going home. The roles are played by well-known actors – Evgenia Dobrovolskaya, Avangard Leontiev, Yanina Kolesnichenko, Oleg Gaas and others. The only point: tickets for the performance are sold out very quickly, so hurry up.
Concert Amore mio – music of love
Where: Mosconcert, st. Pushechnaya, 4, building 2
When: February 14
Only on February 14 in the Mosconcente you can hear the most beautiful works about love from popular operettas and musicals. The program includes the duet “My Idol” from the operetta “Princess of the Circus”, the duet of Orpheus and Eurydice from the opera “Orpheus in Hell”, “Be my love” from the musical “The Favorite of New Orleans” and many, many others. And, of course, the best performers were brought together for this: Irina Sukhanova, an honorary worker of arts in Moscow, as well as laureates of international and all-Russian competitions, will perform on stage.
Festive concert of classical music for Valentine’s Day
Where: Moscow state conservatory them. P. I. Tchaikovsky
When: February 14
at the Moscow State Conservatory. P. I. Tchaikovsky also prepared a special concert for February 14. The program includes Glinka’s Fantasy Waltz, Romeo and Juliet’s Fantasy Overture and fragments of music from Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake ballet, and Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1. The conductor will be Anton Shaburov, and the soloist will be Konstantin Emelyanov.
Film “More Than Never”
Where: Moscow cinemas
When: throughout February
Since February 9, in many Moscow cinemas there has been a drama about love “More Than Never”. And it’s worth watching for several reasons. Firstly, this is the last role of the French actor Gaspard Ulliel, he passed away in January last year. Secondly, the film was nominated for Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film Festival. And thirdly, this is a very deep and beautiful story about real feelings. True, the plot is not very funny, so analyze your mood before buying a ticket. According to the scenario, a young woman, having learned about a terrible diagnosis ze, goes alone to Norway. This journey will be for her a discovery of herself and a test of the relationship with her lover.
Film “After Young”
Where: Khudozhestvenny Cinema, 14 Arbatskaya Square
When: February 14
We advise you to go to the premiere of “After Young” with Colin Farrell in the title role. This fantasy film entered the programs of the Cannes Film Festival in 2021 and the Sundance Film Festival in 2022. On February 14, it will be shown in the “Artistic”, and from February 16 – in many other cinemas. In the center of the plot is the story of the rescue of a robot toy named Yang, who looks no different from a person. At one point, the robot crashes in the program. The father of the family decides to fix this, but for this he needs to study the memory of the toy, and it turns out that it contains a whole world of interesting events.