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Dance

Novaya OperaDon 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. Novaya Opera. Tuesday, February 4, at 7 p.m.

Dance Addresses

Thursday The 30th

Giselle: Adolphe Adam's ballet. Kremlin Ballet production. Kremlin Palace. 7 p.m.

Illusions Perdues (Utrachenniye Illyuzii): Leonid Desyatnikov's ballet based on Balzac's novel of the same name. Choreography by Alexei Ratmansky. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

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.

NEW Tristan+Isolde. Fragments: a dance piece to music by Wagner choreographed by Regis Obadia. Moskva Ballet production. Meyerhold Center. 8 p.m.

Friday The 31st

Illusions Perdues (see Thurs. listing). Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 7 p.m.

Mayerling (see Thurs. listing). Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

NEW Medea: Kirill Simonov's contemporary one-act ballet to music by Pavel Karmanov. "Equus": Anastasia Kadrulyova and Artyom Ignatyev's neo classical staging about the life of a ballet dancer to music by Alexei Aigi. Moskva Ballet production. Meyerhold Center. 8 p.m.

Saturday The 1st

Illusions Perdues (see Thurs. listing). Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 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. Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

NEW Tango Square (Tango-Kvadrat): Fyodor Pavlov-Andreyevich stages a contemporary dance piece based on Lyudmila Petrushevskaya's play on the themes of Fassbinder's 1972 film "The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant." Choregraphy by Dina Khusein. Meyerhold Center. 8 p.m.

Sunday The 2nd

Illusions Perdues (see Thurs. listing). Bolshoi Theater New Stage. 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.

The Snow Maiden (Snegurochla): Kremlin Ballet production of Tchaikovsky's ballet based on Alexander Ostrovsky's tale of love. Kremlin Palace. 7 p.m.

Monday The 3rd

La Sylphide: Pierre Lacotte's reconstruction, based on Filippo Taglioni's original choreography that was danced to music by Schneitzhoeffer and first performed in Paris in 1832 by Filippo's daughter Marie Taglioni. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

Tuesday The 4th

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. Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

Wednesday The 5th

Beryozka Dance Ensemble in concert. Tchaikovsky Concert Hall. 7 p.m.

NEW Othello: Anzhelika Kholina stages a choreographic composition based on Shakespeare. Vakhtangov Theater. 7 p.m.

and Beyond…

Sleeping Beauty (Spyashchaya Krasavitsa): Tchaikovsky's ballet based on the fairy tale about an enchanted princess who is awakened by a prince's kiss. Choreography by Marius Petipa, new editing by Yury Grigorovich. New scenography by Ezio Frigerio. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. Feb. 6 and 7 at 7 p.m., Feb. 8 at noon and 7 p.m., Feb. 9 at 6 p.m.

NEW Egopoint: Nadja Saidakova's contemporary dance staging to music by Luke Slater. Joint production of Staatsballett Berlin and Moskva Ballet. Moskvich Cultural Center. Feb. 17, 7 p.m.

Swan Lake (Lebedinoye Ozero): Tchaikovsky's lyrical ballet about a princess who is turned into a swan by a magician then rescued at midnight by a prince. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. Feb. 7 and 8, 7 p.m.

Sherlock Holmes: contemporary dance detective show set to Irish folk music, compositions by Handel and Schubert. Choreography by Yelena Bogdanovich. Natalya Sats Children's Musical Theater. Feb. 9 at 1 and 5 p.m.

Beauty and the Beast (Krasavitsa i Chudovishche): Kremlin Ballet production based on the fairy tale. Choreographer Wayne Eagling, designer Jan Pienkowski, composer Vangelis. Kremlin Palace. Feb. 10, 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL Golden Mask: Three Ballets in the Late Neoclassical Manner: William Forsythe's "The Second Detail" to music by Tom Willems, Alexei Miroshnichenko's "Variations on a Rococo Theme" to music by Tchaikovsky and Douglas Lee's "Souvenir" to music by Les Fiancailles. Production of the Tchaikovsky Opera and Ballet Theater (Perm). Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. Feb. 18, 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL Golden Mask: MT PICK Atomos: Wayne McGregor's latest full-length ballet. Random Dance Company (London). Mossoviet Theater. Feb. 19 and 20, 7 p.m.