The Nutcracker - The Moscow City Ballet


02/12/2018 - 02/12/2018

The Nutcracker - The Moscow City Ballet


A masterpiece in the classical style brought to you by one of the most beautiful classical dance companies.

NUTCRACKER is one of those magical stories everybody knows but never gets to see performed on stage. A jewel of classical repertoires, NUTCRACKER is one of the most performed ballets in the world.

Originally a Christmas tale, based on the fantasy of Hoffmann, revisited by Alexander Dumas, it was the choreography of Marius Petipa who decided to create a fairy-like ballet, in which reality and fantasy are mixed, danced to the delightful music of Tchaïkovsky.

This ballet had is public première on 17 December 1892 at the Marynski Theatre in Saint-Petersburg.

To remind you; the story begins on Christmas eve. A little girl, Clara, receives a present of a nutcracker, which is destroyed by the other children. That night Clara awakes, entering a strange and fairly-like world, guided by her nutcracker …
These moments, full of joy and happiness, are most appropriate for this time of year.

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