The Nutcracker has long been one ofthe most delightful ways to discover theenchantment of ballet – and makes for adelicious seasonal treat for all the family.
Tchaikovsky’s much-loved music is matchedto a magical adventure on Christmas Eve forClara and her Nutcracker doll. Their journeyto the Land of Sweets brings with it someof the most familiar of all ballet moments, such as the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairyand the Waltz of the Flowers.
Peter Wright’sproduction for The Royal Ballet keeps trueto the spirit of this Russian ballet classic,with period details and dancing snowflakes. The many solo roles and ensembles put theworld-class skills of the Company to the forein this Christmas classic.