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The Nutcracker - 28 December 2007 Evening 7.00pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Pavel Sorokin
Associate Concert Master Sergey Levitin
Herr Drosselmeyer Gary Avis
his God-daughter
Iohna Loots
Hans-Peter/The Nutcracker
his nephew
Ricardo Cervera
Act I
Scene 1: Drosselmeyer's workshop, early evening
Drosselmeyer's Assistant Steven McRae
Scene 2: A street outside the Stahlbaums' house
Maiden Aunt Diane Holland
Maiden Aunt Susan Nye
Housekeeper Romayne Grigorova
Scene 3: The Stahlbaum’s living room
Dr Stahlbaum
Clara's father
Christopher Saunders
Mrs Stahlbaum
Clara's mother
Elizabeth McGorian
Clara's brother
Ryan Clarke
Clara's Partner Giacomo Ciriaci
Grandmother Olivia Cowley
Grandfather Alastair Marriott
Dancing Mistress Gillian Revie
Captain Thomas Whitehead
a doll
Joshua Tuifua
a doll
Victoria Hewitt
a doll
Martin Harvey
a doll
Hikaru Kobayashi
St Nicholas Xander Parish
Devil Ludovic Ondiviela
Devil James Wilkie
Scene 4: The Battle
Mouse King David Pickering
Scene 5: The Land of Snow
Snowflakes Artists of The Royal Ballet
Act II
Scene 1: The journey to the Kingdom of Sweets
Scene 2: The Sugar Garden of the Palace
The Sugar Plum Fairy Alina Cojocaru
The Prince Johan Kobborg
Spanish Dance Gillian Revie
Spanish Dance José Martín
Spanish Dance Helen Crawford
Spanish Dance Johannes Stepanek
Spanish Dance Hikaru Kobayashi
Spanish Dance Thomas Whitehead
Arabian Dance Isabel McMeekan
Arabian Dance David Pickering
Arabian Dance Kenta Kura
Arabian Dance Joshua Tuifua
Chinese Dance Giacomo Ciriaci
Chinese Dance Zachary Faruque
Chinese Dance Richard Ramsey
Chinese Dance Andrej Uspenski
Russian Dance Steven McRae
Russian Dance Michael Stojko
Dance of the Mirlitons Gemma Bond
Dance of the Mirlitons Caroline Duprot
Dance of the Mirlitons Samantha Raine
Dance of the Mirlitons Christina Elida Salerno
Waltz of the Flowers
Rose Fairy Laura Morera
Her Escort Martin Harvey
Her Escort Ryoichi Hirano
Her Escort Valeri Hristov
Her Escort Yohei Sasaki
Leading Flower Deirdre Chapman
Leading Flower Victoria Hewitt
Leading Flower Sian Murphy
Leading Flower Gemma Sykes
Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Alina Cojocaru
Grand pas de deux Johan Kobborg
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, Angels Students of The Royal Ballet School (Upper School)
Children, Toy Soldiers, Mice, Gingerbreads, Rabbit Drummer, Pages, Sentry, Angels Students of The Royal Ballet School (Lower School)
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Durations: Act I: 7.05-7.54pm, Act II: 8.24-9.11pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet and stage manager's report for 28 December 2007 (in Royal Opera House Collections)