Nutcracker (The Royal Ballet)

Overview

England's Royal Ballet mounted this 2009 production of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker - one of the true hallmarks of the holiday season, which finds sweet young Clara getting swept into a lavish fantasy after one of her Christmas presents springs to magical life. This version stars Miyako Yoshida as The Sugar Plum Fairy, Steven McRae as The Prince, Gary Avis as Herr Drosselmeyer, and Iohna Loots as Clara. Peter Wright adapted Lev Ivanov's original choreography, Peter Wright did the production and scenario,...
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Overview

England's Royal Ballet mounted this 2009 production of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker - one of the true hallmarks of the holiday season, which finds sweet young Clara getting swept into a lavish fantasy after one of her Christmas presents springs to magical life. This version stars Miyako Yoshida as The Sugar Plum Fairy, Steven McRae as The Prince, Gary Avis as Herr Drosselmeyer, and Iohna Loots as Clara. Peter Wright adapted Lev Ivanov's original choreography, Peter Wright did the production and scenario, and Christopher Carr did the staging. The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House lends symphonic accompaniment under the baton of Koen Kessels.
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Special Features

Cast gallery; Rehearsing at White Lodge; Peter Wright tells the story of the Nutcracker
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/26/2010
  • UPC: 809478070726
  • Original Release: 2009
  • Source: Bbc / Opus Arte
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Stereo
  • Sound: stereo
  • Time: 2:07:00
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Sales rank: 51,252

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Miyako Yoshida The Sugar Plum Fairy
Steven McRae The Prince
Gary Avis Herr Drosselmeyer
Iohna Loots Clara
Ricardo Cervera Hans-Peter/The Nutcracker
Koen Kessels Conductor
Technical Credits
Ross MacGibbon Director, Producer
James Whitbourn Executive Producer
Peter Wright Choreography
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