Jan 15 – Jan 30: Top 10 Events in Moscow
Here is our Moscow Events Calendar 2019 with the main food and cultural events, shows for kids, free days and street and film festivals!
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Here are the biggest events that are well worth visiting in January starting January 15!
Honoring the past, shaping the future: The BBC Experience
The lecture at the Garage Museum will cover some major issues confronting today’s leaders in the arts, focusing on how to successfully combine traditions and modern trends.
How can opera companies remain relevant in the twenty-first century and education work enhance the artistic program of a festival? a Director of the BBC Proms, the world’s greatest classical music festival- David Pickard will discuss these and other questions, based on his personal experience working in the arts for the past thirty-five years. Entrance is free, registration is required here!
The “Sand Tale” Circus Show
Jan 13 /Jan 14
Jan 20 /Jan 21
Jan 26 -/Jan 27
For over 100 years, Russian circus acts have thrilled audiences around the world with dazzling and jaw-dropping performances packed full of artistry, hilarity and world-class athletic skills. Moscow Circus Show is a perfect blend of acrobats, art, and fun, which everyone should experience once in their lifetime.
Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera at Manege
Dec 21 – March 12
Kahlo’s complete collection and 40 of Rivera’s paintings will be exhibited at Manege steps from Red Square. Frida Kahlo de Rivera was a Mexican painter known for her self-portraits. Her work has been celebrated internationally as emblematic of Mexican national and indigenous traditions, and by feminists for its uncompromising depiction of the female experience and form.
The “Nutcracker” Kremlin Ballet
Seeing a ballet in the heart of Moscow on the Christmas Eve must be every traveller’s dream. Having celebrated its anniversary, «The Kremlin Ballet» became one of the world leading troupe on the international scene performing at one of the world’s best ballet venues.
The Swan Lake in the Kremlin
Jan 19 Sold Out! Next Feb 26
The “Swan Lake” ballet with brilliant music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky is currently the most famous ballet in the world, and a symbol of the Russian ballet. The base of the story is an old German legend telling about a beautiful princess Odette turned into a swan by the curse of an evil wizard Rothbart.
The “Swan Lake” as performed by the Kremlin Ballet Theatre is an ever young lyrical charm of a classic dance inspired plasticity of pattern, a mysterious harmony of music and choreography.B
Free Museum Day
The best museums of Moscow offer free admission on January 20 2019.
The Figaro Kremlin Ballet
The ballet is a bizarre mix of two comic operas. Figaro condenses Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro with Rossini’s earlier The Barber of Seville which both feature the same central character. The ballet has received outstanding reviews not only for its libretto and choreography but also for the stage presentation, costumes and music adaptation.
The Around the World Water Show
DEC 20 – JAN 20
Moscow’s Oceanarium is a must visit place for adults and kids. It is considered to be the biggest oceanarium in Europe. This season the venue welcomes its visitors with a new festive show- “Around the World”.The show features Seals, walrus, dolphins and killer whales.
Let It Be. The Beatles Symphony
The show is a celebration of the classic music of The Beatles, and has already been seen by more than two million people worldwide.Â
Beatles fans are invited to join John, Paul, George and Ringo for a great night of live music. Enjoy the early beginnings at the word famous Cavern Club, through to the height of Beatlemania. In a twist from the original Let It Be show, audiences will then be taken on a Magical Mystery Tour to experience the concert that never was.
Cosmic Concert at the Moscow Planetarium
The Moscow Virtuosi State Chamber Orchestra is holding a concert as part of the project “Classical Music for Night Owls”, at the Moscow Planetarium.
Under its starry cupola, the musicians will play the cosmic music of Frank Sinatra and other jazz legends.