Dance: Two for Tomorrow

In Russian, bolshoi means big. As applied to the Bolshoi Ballet, it means grandiose. Finishing up its final run in Manhattan before pushing off on a two-month cross-country junket, the Bolshoi last week clearly demonstrated that it possesses more depth and breadth in dancing talent than any other major ballet company. The latest evidence of this was the appearance of a pair of 24-year-old newcomers who seem surely destined to become the new superstars of ballet.

Yuri Vladimirov, with his unruly shock of hair and the untamed passion of his dancing, is reminiscent of Rudolf Nureyev. In The Flames of Paris...

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