Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker | In Cinemas Sun 15 Dec

The timeless Christmas tale accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s beloved score.

Samantha Buttigieg

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!

Music  Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography  Yuri Grigorovich
Libretto  Yuri Grigorovich (after E.T.A. Hoffmann and Marius Petipa)

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.

The Ballet
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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