Live Cinema Season

The Nutcracker (2019)

Recorded | Ballet

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The Nutcracker (2019)

Recorded in 2016, this special performance celebrated Peter Wright's 90th birthday, and will be broadcast with new features. Additional screenings in selected cinemas throughout December.

Background

Credits

Choreography

Peter Wright after Lev Ivanov

Music

Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky

Original scenario

Marius Petipa after E.T.A. Hoffmann

Production and scenario

Peter Wright

Designer

Julia Trevelyan Oman

Lighting Designer

Mark Henderson

Production consultant

Roland John Wiley

Performed by
The Royal Ballet

Performers

Conductor
Boris Gruzin
The Sugar Plum Fairy
Lauren Cuthbertson
The Prince
Federico Bonelli
Clara
Francesca Hayward
Hans-Peter/The Nutcracker
Alexander Campbell
Herr Drosselmeyer
Gary Avis
Drosselmeyer’s assistant
Luca Acri
Dr Stahlbaum
Christopher Saunders
Mrs Stahlbaum
Elizabeth McGorian
Clara’s partner
Benjamin Ella
Grandmother
Kristen McNally
Grandfather
Alastair Marriott
Dancing mistress
Christina Arestis
Captain
Johannes Stepanek
Harlequin
Fernando Montaño
Columbine
Leticia Stock
Soldier
Marcelino Sambé
Vivandière
Mayara Magri
St Nicholas
Lukas B. Brændsrød
Mouse King
Nicol Edmonds
Spanish dances
Arabian dances
Chinese dances
Russian dances
Dance of the Mirlitons
Rose Fairy
Yuhui Choe
Rose Fairy Escorts
Leading Flowers
Concert Master
Peter Manning
Orchestra
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

News and features

To find out more visit the The Nutcracker (2019) production page.