Nutcracker (San Francisco Ballet)
  • Nutcracker (San Francisco Ballet)
  • Nutcracker (San Francisco Ballet)

Nutcracker (San Francisco Ballet)

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Director: Matthew Diamond

Cast: Damian Smith, Elizabeth Powell, Davit Karapetyan

     
 

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The San Francisco Ballet mounted this elaborate 2008 production of Pyotr Illych Tchaikovsky's 1892 Nutcracker, with choreography by Helgi Tomasson (the said company's resident artistic director) and scenic design by Michael Yeargan. Uniquely, this production sets the fantastic events of the ballet at the time of the Panama Pacific International Exposition inSee more details below

Overview

The San Francisco Ballet mounted this elaborate 2008 production of Pyotr Illych Tchaikovsky's 1892 Nutcracker, with choreography by Helgi Tomasson (the said company's resident artistic director) and scenic design by Michael Yeargan. Uniquely, this production sets the fantastic events of the ballet at the time of the Panama Pacific International Exposition in 1915. It stars Damian Smith as Uncle Drosselmeyer, Davit Karapetyan as The Nutcracker Prince and David Arce as The Mouse King.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/17/2009
UPC:
0809478070443
Original Release:
2007
Source:
Bbc / Opus Arte
Region Code:
0
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Time:
2:13:00

Special Features

Illustrated synopsis; Cast gallery; Interview with Helgi Tomasson, Michael Yeargan and Martin Pakledinaz; Documentary on the 1915 World's fair, a source of inspiration to the creative team

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Damian Smith Uncle Drosselmeyer
Elizabeth Powell Clara
Davit Karapetyan Nutcracker Prince
David Arce Mouse King
Yuan Yuan Tan Snow Queen
Pierre-François Vilanoba Snow King
Vanessa Zahorian Sugar Plum Fairy
Maria Kochetkova Grand Pas De Deux Ballerina
Martin West Conductor

Technical Credits
Matthew Diamond Director
Adam Abeshouse Producer
Judy Flannery Producer
David Horn Executive Producer
Martin Pakledinaz Costumes/Costume Designer
Hans Petri Executive Producer
Tricia Petri Producer
Helgi Tomasson Choreography
Ferenc van Damme Producer
Michael Yeargan Set Decoration/Design

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