January 99
 
 Napoleon Bonaparte: Three Napoleons and 250 bright costumes in Tikhon Khrennikov's ballet illustrate major events in the emperor's life. Kremlin Palace. Jan. 22 at 7 p.m.

Romeo and Juliet: Vyacheslav Gordeyev's recent interpretation of Prokofiev's ballet, originally staged in 1940 at the Kirov Opera by Leonid Lavrovsky. The powerful music and spectacular mass scenes are somewhat tainted by the tentative leads. Bolshoi Theater. Jan. 22, 27 and 30, 7 p.m.

Taming of the Shrew: (Ukroshcheniye Stroptivoi): Dmitry Bryantsev's ballet based on Shakespeare's comedy, with music by Mikhail Bronner, is based on 16th-century English compositions. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. Jan. 22, 7 p.m.

International Children's Festival of Folk Dances: closing concert features Russian and foreign dance ensembles. Tchaikovsky Concert Hall. Jan. 23, 7 p.m.

The Nutcracker (See Jan. 19 listing.) Kremlin Palace. Jan. 23 at 2 p.m.

Cinderella (Zolushka): Prokofiev's ballet about the girl whose lost slipper brings her happiness. Mikhail Lavrovsky Studio at the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. Jan. 24, noon.

Swan Lake (Lebedinoye Ozero): Tchaikovsky's lyric ballet about a princess who is turned into a swan by a magician and then rescued at the stroke of midnight by a prince. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. Jan. 24 and 25 at 7 p.m.

Swan Lake (Lebedinoye Ozero): a meticulous staging of Tchaikovsky's lyric 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 Palace. Jan. 24 at 2 p.m., Jan. 29 at 7 p.m.

The Nutcracker (See Jan. 17 listing.) Bolshoi Theater. Jan. 24 at 7 p.m.

The Nutcracker (See Jan. 17 listing) Moskva Chamber Ballet at the Pushkin Theater: Jan. 25 and 26, 7 p.m., at the DeKa MAI: Jan. 31 at 2 p.m.

Cinderella (Zolushka): Prokofiev's ballet about the girl whose lost slipper brings her happiness. Kremlin Palace. Jan. 27 at 7 p.m.

Gediminas Taranda and the Imperial Russin Ballet: "Walpurgis Night," a ballet to Gounod's music staged by Boris Eikhman and Evald Smirnov, plus "Divertimenti": a program of classical and modern dances. Cosmos Hotel. Jan. 29 and 30 at 7 p.m.

Solitary Voice of Man (Odinoky Golos Cheloveka): one-act ballet to music by Vivaldi, Paganini, plus "Illusory Ball" (Prizrachny Bal), one-act ballet to Chopin's music, both choreographed by Dmitry Bryantsev. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. Jan. 29, 7 p.m.

Tom Sawyer: (See Jan. 16 listing.) Kremlin Palace. Jan. 30 at noon.

Ruslan and Ludmila: a ballet based on Mikhail Glinka's operatic treatment of Pushkin's folk poem. A young man must employ magic to rescue his beloved from the clutches of an evil dwarf. Kremlin Ballet. Kremlin Palace. Jan. 31 at 2 p.m.

The Snow Maiden (Snegurochka): This ballet to Tchaikovsky's music tells a Russian pagan tale of love. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. Jan. 31 at noon.

Within the Space of Love (V Prostranstve Lyubvi): choreographic miniatures by Yelena Bogdanovich to classical music, plus " Pilgrims," (Stranniki): one-act ballet to music by Piazzolla, choreography by Yelena Bogdanovich. Moskva Chamber Ballet at the DeKa MAI. Jan.31, 7 p.m.
 

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