BOLSHOI: The Nutcracker

December 20, 1pm (Encore)
Yury Grigorovich, music by Piotr Tchaikovsky

Based on E. T. A. Hoffmann’s story, The Nutcracker is one of the greatest classics in the world. With iconic music by Tchaikovsky, and enchanting sets and costumes, this beautiful tale explores the universal themes of love, power and evil. This choreographic version, created for the Bolshoi by Yury Grigorovich, is full of romanticism and philosophical reflection on ideal love. Masterfully interpreted by the Bolshoi dancers, it will enchant the whole family for the festive season, proving that one is never too young or too old to be swept away by The Nutcracker.

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