Dance

Golden Mask / Platforma projectGolden Mask: The Story of a Soldier (Istoriya Soldata): Joint experimental production of the Platforma Project, the Club and Roni Dance Company (The Netherlands) and the TsEKh Center of Contemporary Dance and Performance. Platforma at the Winzavod Center of Contemporary Art. Friday, April 12th at 8 p.m and Saturday, April 13th at 4 p.m.

Dance Addresses

Thursday, April 11th 

Don Quixote: Minkus's ballet based on Cervantes' novel about the adventures of a country gentleman who has read too many chivalric romances. Grand Moscow Classical Ballet production. Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

MT PICK Le Sacre du Printemps (Vesna Svyashchennaya): Stravinsky's ballet choreographed and staged by Pina Bausch. Wuppertal Dance Theater production. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

NEW Sailors and Whores (Moryaki i Shlyukhi): Oleg Glushkov's contemporary dance staging. Fomenko Studio New Stage. 7 p.m.

Friday, April 12th

Giselle: Adolphe Adam's ballet about a peasant girl deceived in love by a young aristocrat. Grand Moscow Classical Ballet production. Yauza Palace. 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL Golden Mask: The Story of a Soldier (Istoriya Soldata): Joint experimental production of the Platforma Project, the Club and Roni Dance Company (The Netherlands) and the TsEKh Center of Contemporary Dance and Performance. Platforma at the Winzavod Center of Contemporary Art. 8 p.m.

MT PICK Le Sacre du Printemps: (See Thurs. listing.) Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

Saturday, April 13th

Cinderella: (See Sat. listing.) Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 2 p.m.

Cinderella (Zolushka): Prokofiev's ballet based on the fairy tale. Choreographed and staged by Oleg Vinogradov. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL Golden Mask: Diana Vishneva. Dialogues: "Labyrinth": one-act ballet to music by Gian Carlo Menotti choreographed by Martha Graham, performed by Diana Vishneva and Ben Schultz. "Dialogue": John Neumeier's ballet to music by Federico Mompou and Variations on a Theme of Chopin, performed by Diana Vishneva and Thiago Bordin. "Subject to Change": Paul Lightfoot and Sol Leon's dance staging to music by Schubert and Mahler performed by Diana Vishneva and Andrei Merkuryev. Mossoviet Theater. 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL Golden Mask: The Story of a Soldier: (See Fri. listing.) Platforma at the Winzavod Center of Contemporary Art. 4 p.m.

MT PICK Le Sacre du Printemps: (See Thurs. listing.) Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

Sunday, April 14th

FESTIVAL Golden Mask: Anna Karenina: Anzhelika Kholina's modern dance staging based on Leo Tolstoy's novel. Vakhtangov Theater. 7 p.m.

MT PICK Le Sacre du Printemps: (See Thurs. listing.) Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

Monday, April 15th

FESTIVAL Golden Mask: Sepia: a modern dance piece by Tatyana Baganova's Provincial Dances troupe (Yekaterinburg). "Eaters" (Yedoki): a dance staging directed by Yekaterina Kislova for the Moscow Theater Studio of Contemporary Choreography. Pushkin Theater. 7 p.m.

Sleeping Beauty (Spyashchaya Krasavitsa): Tchaikovsky's ballet based on a fairy tale about an enchanted princess, staged by Natalya Kasatkina and Vladimir Vasilyov. The Grand Moscow Classical Ballet production. Yauza Palace. 7 p.m.

Tuesday, April 16th

Beryozka Dance Ensemble in concert. Dom Muzyki Svetlanov Hall. 7 p.m.

Ivan the Terrible (Ivan Grozny): Yury Grigorovich's renovation of his 1975 production that used Prokofiev's music for Eisenstein's classic movie in a ballet setting. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. 7 p.m.

Sleeping Beauty: (See Mon. listing.) Yauza Palace. 7 p.m.

Wednesday, April 17th

Romeo and Juliet: Prokofiev's ballet based on Shakespeare's tragedy as staged by Natalya Kasatkina and Vladimir Vasilyov. Grand Moscow Classical Ballet production. Yauza Palace. 7 p.m.

and Beyond…

Finnish National Ballet: "The Rite of Spring": Stravinsky's ballet choreographed by Vaslav Nijinsky. Also in program are Jorma Elo's dance piece to music by Glass and Martynov "Double Evil" and Jiri Kylian's "Bella Figura." Bolshoi Theater New Stage. April 18 and 20, 7 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. April 18 and 19, 8 p.m.

Romeo and Juliet: (See Wed. listing.) Yauza Palace. April 18, 7 p.m.

Finnish National Ballet: "The Rite of Spring": Stravinsky's ballet choreographed by Vaslav Nijinsky. Also in program are Johan Inger's dance piece to music by Ravel "Walking Mad" and Jiri Kylian's "Bella Figura." Bolshoi Theater New Stage. April 19 at 7 p.m., April 21 at noon.

Ivan the Terrible: (See Tues. listing.) Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. April 20, 7 p.m.

Evening With Prima Ballerina Svetlana Zakharova. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. April 21, 7 p.m.

Don Quixote: a ballet by Minkus based on Cervantes' novel about the adventures of a country gentleman who sets out to right the world's wrongs. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. April 22, 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. April 22 and 23, 7 p.m.

Thousand and One Nights (Tysyacha i Odna Noch): Fikret Amirov's ballet on the themes of the Arabian Nights, as choreographed and staged by Andrei Petrov. Production of the Kremlin Ballet. Kremlin Palace. April 23, 7 p.m.

NEW The Four Seasons (Vremena Goda): a music and dance composition performed by the Moskva Ballet and the Opus Posth Ensemble. Composer Vladimir Martynov, choreographers Kirill Simonov, Anastasia Kadrulyova and Artyom Ignatyev. Novaya Opera. April 25 and 26, 7 p.m.

Spartacus (Spartak): Aram Khachaturian's ballet about a Roman gladiator who leads a slave revolt. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. April 27 at 7 p.m., April 28 at 6 p.m.

Romeo and Juliet: (Spartak): Prokofiev's ballet choreographed and staged by John Cranco for the Stuttgart Ballet. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. May 1 and 2, 7:30 p.m.