25 Nov 19
As Christmas approaches there's a fantastic line-up of films and events to captivate you this season. On Sunday 15 December join us for Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker - the timeless Christmas tale accompanied by Tchaikovsky's beloves score. In the meantime tickle those tastebuds with a clip from the production itself. Enjoy!
Cast Margarita Shrainer (Marie), Semyon Chudin (The Nutcracker), Denis Savin (Drosselmeyer), Alexandre Vodopetov (The Mouse King), and the Corps de Ballet
On Christmas Eve, the mysterious Drosselmeyer brings a Nutcracker doll as a gift for his goddaughter Marie. At midnight, the doll comes to life and finds himself in a battle against the Mouse King, determined to save Marie from him.
In this timeless story accompanied by Tchaikovsky's beloved score, rising star Soloist Margarita Shrainer perfectly embodies Marie's innocence and enchantment along with the supremely elegant Principal Dancer Semyon Chudin as The Nutcracker, captivating audiences of all ages and bringing them on an otherworldly journey.
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