The Nutcracker

Nutcracker

 

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The Nutcracker
is a two-act ballet, originally choreographed by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov with a score by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (op. 71).  The libretto is adapted from E.T.A. Hoffmann’s story The Nutcracker and the Mouse King.  It was given its première at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg on Sunday, 18 December 1892, on a double-bill with Tchaikovsky’s opera, Iolanta.

 

The Nutcracker
Flower Waltz

 

Arabian Dance

 

 Chinese Dance “Tea”

 

Tea (Chinese Dance)

 

 Russian Dance

 

Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy

 

Valse des fleurs
Waltz of the Flowers

 

Dance of the Mirlitons
Nutcracker Ballet
Tchaikowsky
Kirov Ballet

 

 

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