The Nutcracker ballet (Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Rimsky-Korsakov St. Petersburg State Conservatory)

26 January, Thursday, 19:30

The 2-act ballet, music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, will be performed on the main stage of the Alexandrinsky Theatre

The score of the Nutcracker left its mark on musical culture as one of the most precious heritage of Tchaikovsky. Directors of different times since 1891, from the time of appearance of the The Nutcracker ballet music, faced a major challenge – to write a fairy-tale play and at the same time a philosophical poem, which would be interesting for both adults and children. All the more so this ballet is one of the most favorite around the world. Every year in December pre-Christmas days, it is performed at many theaters around the world. Thousands of new lovers of the music by Tchaikovsky immerse in the magical atmosphere of dreams and fairy-tale adventure. 
Theatre of Conservatory presents The Nutcracker ballet in the version of the People's Artist of the USSR Oleg Vinogradov. The audience of any age will be able to touch once again the incomprehensible mystery of the young soul`s growing up, to discover the fascinating possibilities of genuine magic and to find the most entrancing beauty in the most unpretentious toys and things that surround each child - especially if it happens on Christmas Eve ...

Running time —1 hour 45 minutes
Ticket cost — 900-10000 roubles


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