After the sell-out performances of Swan Lake last year, Russian National Ballet returns to the UK to enchant you with the delightful production of The Nutcracker. The Nutcracker – a charming and kindly fairy tale is one of the jewels of Tchaikovsky’s repertoire.
Prepare to enter a magical new world – the nutcracker in this ballet may be a handsome prince in disguise.
The original Christmas story is based on The Nutcracker and the Mouse King written by E.T.A. Hoffmann. It tells the story of Marie, a sad little girl, whose godfather, Drosselmeier, gives her a Nutcracker doll as a present on Christmas Eve. In her lively imagination it turns into a prince and the magic starts…
The ballet is the ultimate fairy-tale where goodness and beauty triumph.
This eternal seasonal favourite will be an unforgettable journey in the run-up to Christmas and an ideal introduction to audiences of any age to the magic that is classical ballet.
Russian National Ballet
The Russian National Ballet was the first independent company founded in Moscow during the transitional period of Perestroika in the late 1980s and today is its own institution with over 50 dancers of singular instruction and vast experience, many of whom have been with the company since its inception.
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