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The Nutcracker - 31 December 2012 Matinee 12.00pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Koen Kessels
Co-Concert Master Peter Schulmeister
Choir Director Charles Cole
Cast
Herr Drosselmeyer Gary Avis
Clara
his god-daughter
Meaghan Grace Hinkis
Hans-Peter/The Nutcracker
his nephew
Paul Kay
Act I
Scene 1: Drosselmeyer's workshop, early evening
Drosselmeyer's Assistant Valentino Zucchetti
Scene 2: A street outside the Stahlbaums' house
Maiden Aunt Caroline Jennings
Maiden Aunt Susan Nye
Housekeeper Romayne Grigorova
Scene 3: The Stahlbaums' living room
Dr Stahlbaum
Clara's father
Thomas Whitehead
Mrs Stahlbaum
Clara's mother
Genesia Rosato
Fritz
Clara's brother
Johnny Randall
Clara's Partner James Hay
Grandmother Olivia Cowley
Grandfather Philip Mosley
Dancing Mistress Elizabeth McGorian
Captain Johannes Stepanek
Harlequin
a doll
James Wilkie
Columbine
a doll
Sabina Westcombe
Soldier
a doll
Alexander Campbell
Vivandière
a doll
Romany Pajdak
St Nicholas Nicol Edmonds
Scene 4: The Battle
Mouse King Ryoichi Hirano
Scene 5: The Land of Snow
Snowflakes Artists of The Royal Ballet
Singers The London Oratory Junior Choir
Act II
Scene 1: The journey to the Kingdom of Sweets
Scene 2: The Sugar Garden of the Palace
The Sugar Plum Fairy Yuhui Choe
The Prince Dawid Trzensimiech
Divertissements
Spanish Dance Kristen McNally
Spanish Dance Bennet Gartside
Spanish Dance Nathalie Harrison
Spanish Dance Erico Montes
Spanish Dance Tara-Brigitte Bhavnani
Spanish Dance Fernando Montaño
Arabian Dance Laura McCulloch
Arabian Dance Eric Underwood
Arabian Dance Johannes Stepanek
Arabian Dance Thomas Whitehead
Chinese Dance Nicol Edmonds
Chinese Dance Marcelino Sambe
Chinese Dance Michael Stojko
Chinese Dance James Wilkie
Russian Dance Tristan Dyer
Russian Dance Valentino Zucchetti
Dance of the Mirlitons Camille Bracher
Dance of the Mirlitons Gemma Pitchley-Gale
Dance of the Mirlitons Leticia Stock
Dance of the Mirlitons Sabina Westcombe
Waltz of the Flowers
Rose Fairy Claire Calvert
Her Escort Ricardo Cervera
Her Escort Brian Maloney
Her Escort Andrej Uspenski
Her Escort Jonathan Watkins
Leading Flower Olivia Cowley
Leading Flower Helen Crawford
Leading Flower Emma Maguire
Leading Flower Itziar Mendizabal
Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Yuhui Choe
Grand pas de deux Dawid Trzensimiech
Finale Entire Cast
Scene 3: A street outside the Stahlbaums' house
Scene 4: Drosselmeyer's workshop later that night
Other characters
Aunts, Uncles, Parents, Maids, Manservants, Revellers Artists of The Royal Ballet
Children, Toy Soldiers, Mice, Gingerbreads, Rabbit Drummer, Pages, Sentry Students of The Royal Ballet School (Lower School)
Angels Students of The Royal Ballet School (Upper School)
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Durations: Act I: 12.05-1.00pm, Act II: 1.30-2.18pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet and stage manager's report for 31 December 2012 (in Royal Opera House Collections)