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Thursday, February 28th
Le Corsaire: Adolphe Adam and Leo Delibes' ballet as staged by Alexei Ratmansky and Yury Burlaka. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. 7 p.m.
Friday, March 1st
Balda: Vladimir Vasilyev stages Shostakovich's ballet based on Pushkin's verse tale. Natalya Sats Children's Musical Theater. 6 p.m.
The Stone Flower (Kamenny Tsvetok): Yury Grigorovich stages Sergei Prokofiev's last ballet based on Pavel Bazhov's tale about a folk sculptor who must choose between art and love. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 7 p.m.
Saturday, March 2nd
Le Corsaire: (See Thurs. listing.) Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. 7 p.m.
The Stone Flower: (See Fri. listing.) Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 2 p.m.
Valery Mikhailovsky St. Petersburg Men's Ballet in concert. Dom Muzyki Theater Hall. 7 p.m.
Sunday, March 3rd
Le Corsaire: (See Thurs. listing.) Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. 6 p.m.
One-Act Ballets: Boroditsky Dennis Dance Company shows two new contemporary dance pieces, "Silence" (Bezmolviye) and "The Awakening" (Probuzhdeniye). Theater Center Na Strastnom. 7 p.m.
Swan Lake (Lebedinoye Ozero): a meticulous staging of Tchaikovsky's lyrical ballet about a princess who is turned into a swan by a magician and then rescued at the stroke of midnight by a prince. A revival of Alexander Gorsky's pre-revolutionary choreography. Kremlin Ballet. Kremlin Palace. 7 p.m.
The Nutcracker (Shchelkunchik): Andrei Petrov's staging of Tchaikovsky's ballet based on E.T.A. Hoffmann's tale about a girl's dream in which her nutcracker doll changes into a handsome prince. Kremlin Ballet production. Kremlin Palace. Noon.
Monday, March 4th
Beryozka Dance Ensemble in concert. Tchaikovsky Concert Hall. 7 p.m.
Giselle: Adolphe Adam's ballet about a peasant girl deceived in love by a young aristocrat. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 7 p.m.
Romeo and Juliet: a staging of Prokofiev's ballet by Yury Grigorovich. Kremlin Ballet production. Kremlin Palace. 7 p.m.
Wednesday, March 6thJewels (Dragotsennosti): George Balanchine's ballet set to music by Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky and Faure. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. 7 p.m.
Jewels: (See Wed. listing.) Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. March 7, 8 at 7 p.m., March 9 at noon and 7 p.m., March 10 at 6 p.m.
Slice to Sharp (Zatachivaya do Ostroty): Jorma Elo's one-act ballet set to music by Vivaldi and Biber. Also in program are Nacho Duato's "Por Vos Muero" to early Spanish music, and his triptych "Na Floresta." Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. March 8, 7 p.m.
FESTIVAL Golden Mask: People (Lyudi): an installation performence by the Dialogue Dance Company (Kostroma). Meyerhold Center. March 10, 7 p.m.
Spartacus (Spartak): the tale about a Roman gladiator, choreographed and staged by Vladimir Vasilyov and Natalya Kasatkina. Production of the Grand Moscow Classical Ballet. Yauza Palace. March 11 and 12, 7 p.m.
FESTIVAL Diversion: "Piece a Vivre" by Anna Abalikhina and Ivan Yestigneyev and "I Solo Ment" by Ann Van den Broek: contemporary dance duets. Gogol Center. March 13 and 14, 8 p.m.
Les Noces. The Wedding (Svadebka) and "The Rite of Spring" (Vesna Svyashchennaya): Stravinsky's one-act ballets as staged by French choreographer Regis Obadia. Moskva Ballet production. Meyerhold Center. March 13 and 14, 8 p.m.
FESTIVAL Diversion: "De Anima": Virgilio Sieni's contemporary dance staging inspired by Aristotle and Picasso. Virgilio Sieni Company production. Gogol Center. March 15, 8 p.m.
Don Quixote: A ballet by Minkus based on Cervantes' novel about the adventures of a country gentleman who has read too many chivalric romances. Grand Moscow Classical Ballet production. Yauza Palace. March 18 and 19, 7 p.m.
MT PICK Star Gala features Rolando Sarabia and Venus Villa, Noa D. Gelber and Katherina Markowskaja, Carlos Pinillos and Filipa de Castro, Marize Fumero, Yonah Acosta, Rubinald Pronk, Beatrice Knop, Dmitry Semionov, Marijn Rademaker and Maria Eichwald. Crocus City Hall. April 1, 7 p.m.