A treat for the whole family – A classic with a special place in hearts of ballet fans around the world.
Peter Wright’s timeless and enchanting interpretation of The Nutcracker has been in The Royal Ballet’s repertory for over thirty years. Presented in a festive period setting, this charming and magical production features Marianela Nuñez as the exquisite Sugar Plum Fairy and Vadim Muntagirov as her charming Prince.
Vivid designs and spellbinding stage effects which include authentic Christmas tree decorations that magically come to life, and Tchaikovsky’s sumptuous, iconic score combine to create the quintessential Christmas ballet – an opulent treat for the senses for audiences of all ages.
Filmed in High Definition and recorded in true surround sound.
Music: Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
The Sugar Plum Fairy: Marianela Nuñez
The Prince: Vadim Muntagirov
Herr Drosselmeyer: Gary Avis
Clara: Anna Rose O’Sullivan
Hans-Peter / The Nutcracker: Marcelino Sambé
Artist of the Royal Ballet
The Royal Ballet
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Choreography: Peter Wright after Lev Ivanov
Designer: Julia Trevelyan Oman
Lighting: Mark Henderson
Plus: Introduction to The Nutcracker / Darcey Bussell at The Royal Ballet School