Dance

liveinternet.ruIgor Moiseyev Folk Dance Ensemble in concert. Tchaikovsky Concert Hall. Wednesday, June 5th at 7 p.m.

Dance Addresses

Thursday, May 30th

Anyuta: Valery Gavrilin's ballet based on the story by Chekhov about a poor teacher's daughter who marries a government official. Choreographed by Vladimir Vasilyev. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

Friday, May 31st

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: Sadeh21: Batsheva Dance Company staging (Israel). Choreographer Ohad Naharin. Mossoviet Theater. 7 p.m.

La Esmeralda: This ballet by Pugni is a tragic love story based on Hugo's "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," showing the hopeless love of Quasimodo for the Gypsy girl Esmeralda. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 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.

Tango City: dancers Lendro Palou, Alejandra Mantinan and Sexteto Milonguero in concert. Dom Muzyki Svetlanov Hall. 7 p.m.

Saturday, June 1st

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: Sadeh21: (See Fri. listing.) Mossoviet Theater. 7 p.m.

Sunday, June 2nd

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: Sadeh21: (See Fri. listing.) Mossoviet Theater. 7 p.m.

Moscow Ballet Academy Graduates in concert. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 6 p.m.

Tuesday, June 4th

NEW Mayerling: Kenneth MacMillan's neoclassical ballet based on the Mayerling Incident — the series of events leading to the apparent murder-suicide of Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria and his lover Baroness Mary Vetsera. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

Moscow Ballet Academy Graduates in concert. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

Wednesday, June 5th

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: Song of Pensive Beholding (Pesnya Zadumchivogo Sozertsaniya): a staging by the Legend Lin Dance Theatre (Taiwan). Mossoviet Theater. 7 p.m.

Giselle: Vladimir Vasilyev's staging of Adolphe Adam's ballet about a peasant girl deceived in love by a young aristocrat. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

Igor Moiseyev Folk Dance Ensemble in concert. Tchaikovsky Concert Hall. 7 p.m.

NEW The Heroids: Anna Garafeyeva's five dance pieces based on Ovid's elegiac couplets of the same name and Roland Barthes' work "A Lover's Discourse: Fragments." School of Dramatic Art. 8 p.m. 

and Beyond…

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: Nine Songs (Devyat Pesen): a dance show set to Asian ethno music. Cloud Gate Dance Theater of Taiwan. Theatrium Na Serpukhovke. June 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10, 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: Song of Pensive Beholding: (See Wed. listing.) Mossoviet Theater. June 6, 7 and 8, 7 p.m.

La Esmeralda: Pugni's ballet based on Victor Hugo's "The Hunchback of Notre Dame." Libretto, choreography and staging by Andrei Petrov. Kremlin Ballet production. Kremlin Palace. June 6, 7 p.m.

La Sylphide: Herman Severin Lovenskjold's romantic ballet as staged and choreographed by Johan Kobborg. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. June 7 and 8 at 7 p.m., June 9 at 6 p.m.

NEW Beauty and the Beast (Krasavitsa i Chudovishche): Kremlin Ballet production based on the fairytale. Choreographer Wayne Eagling, designer Jan Pienkowski, composer Vangelis. Kremlin Palace. June 8, 2 p.m.

NEW The Heroids: (See Wed. listing.) School of Dramatic Art. June 8, 8 p.m.

The Nutcracker (Shchelkunchik): Tchaikovsky's classic Yuletide ballet staged by Natalya Kasatkina and Vladimir Vasilyov. Grand Moscow Classical Ballet production. Novaya Opera. June 8 at 7 p.m., June 9 at noon and 4 p.m.

Giselle: Yury Grigorovich's version of Adolphe Adam's ballet. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. June 10, 7 p.m.

Moscow Competition of Ballet Dancers and Choreographers: First round. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. June 11 and 12 at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty: Tchaikovsky's ballet as staged by director and choreographer Matthew Bourne. New Adventures Productions (London). Mossoviet Theater. June 12, 13, 14 at 7 p.m., June 15 and 16 at 1 and 7 p.m.

Figaro: Andrei Petrov's ballet staging based on Rossini's "The Barber of Seville" and Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro." Kremlin Ballet production. Kremlin Palace. June 12, 7 p.m.