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The Nutcracker - 12 December 2009 Evening 7.00pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Koen Kessels
Concert Master Peter Manning
Choir Director Charles Cole
Herr Drosselmeyer William Tuckett
his god-daughter
Leanne Cope
Hans-Peter/The Nutcracker
his nephew
Paul Kay
Act I
Scene 1: Drosselmeyer's workshop, early evening
Drosselmeyer's Assistant Liam Scarlett
Scene 2: A street outside the Stahlbaums' house
Maiden Aunt Caroline Jennings
Maiden Aunt Susan Nye
Housekeeper Barbara Rhodes
Scene 3: The Stahlbaum’s living room
Dr Stahlbaum
Clara's father
David Pickering
Mrs Stahlbaum
Clara's mother
Genesia Rosato
Clara's brother
Thomas Cooper
Clara's Partner Michael Stojko
Grandmother Olivia Cowley
Grandfather Ernst Meisner
Dancing Mistress Francesca Filpi
Captain Gary Avis
a doll
Johannes Stepanek
a doll
Sian Murphy
a doll
Jonathan Watkins
a doll
Helen Crawford
St Nicholas Dawid Trzensimiech
Scene 4: The Battle
Mouse King Ernst Meisner
Scene 5: The Land of Snow
Snowflakes Artists of The Royal Ballet
Singers 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 Roberta Marquez
The Prince Steven McRae
Spanish Dance Sian Murphy
Spanish Dance David Pickering
Spanish Dance Laura McCulloch
Spanish Dance Ryoichi Hirano
Spanish Dance Claire Calvert
Spanish Dance Eric Underwood
Arabian Dance Francesca Filpi
Arabian Dance Bennet Gartside
Arabian Dance Ernst Meisner
Arabian Dance Fernando Montaño
Chinese Dance Kevin Emerton
Chinese Dance James Hay
Chinese Dance Liam Scarlett
Chinese Dance Jonathan Watkins
Russian Dance Tristan Dyer
Russian Dance Michael Stojko
Dance of the Mirlitons Gemma Pitchley-Gale
Dance of the Mirlitons Elsa Godard
Dance of the Mirlitons Akane Takada
Dance of the Mirlitons Sabina Westcombe
Waltz of the Flowers
Rose Fairy Hikaru Kobayashi
Her Escort Brian Maloney
Her Escort Johannes Stepanek
Her Escort Dawid Trzensimiech
Her Escort Andrej Uspenski
Leading Flower Tara-Brigitte Bhavnani
Leading Flower Olivia Cowley
Leading Flower Celisa Diuana
Leading Flower Emma Maguire
Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Roberta Marquez
Grand pas de deux Steven McRae
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: 7.05-7.55pm, Act II: 8.25-9.14pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet and stage manager's report for 12 December 2009 (in Royal Opera House Collections)