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The Nutcracker - 8 December 2007 Matinee 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Pavel Sorokin
Concert Master Peter Manning
Choir Director Charles Cole
Cast
Herr Drosselmeyer Alastair Marriott
Clara
his God-daughter
Gemma Bond
Hans-Peter/The Nutcracker
his nephew
Zachary Faruque
Act I
Scene 1 Drosselmeyer's workshop, early evening
Drosselmeyer's Assistant Paul Kay
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
David Pickering
Mrs Stahlbaum
Clara's mother
Gillian Revie
Fritz
Clara's brother
Sebastian Newsam
Clara's Partner James Wilkie
Grandmother Kristen McNally
Grandfather Philip Mosley
Dancing Mistress Francesca Filpi
Captain Gary Avis
Harlequin
a doll
Jonathan Howells
Columbine
a doll
Iohna Loots
Soldier
a doll
Steven McRae
Vivandière
a doll
Christina Elida Salerno
St Nicholas Xander Parish
Devil Fernando Montaño
Devil Michael Stojko
Scene 4 The Battle
Mouse King Ernst Meisner
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 Alexandra Ansanelli
The Prince Valeri Hristov
Divertissements
Spanish Dance Sian Murphy
Spanish Dance David Pickering
Spanish Dance Helen Crawford
Spanish Dance Henry St Clair
Spanish Dance Cindy Jourdain
Spanish Dance Joshua Tuifua
Arabian Dance Tara-Brigitte Bhavnani
Arabian Dance Gary Avis
Arabian Dance Ryoichi Hirano
Arabian Dance Fernando Montaño
Chinese Dance Erico Montes
Chinese Dance Liam Scarlett
Chinese Dance Jonathan Watkins
Chinese Dance James Wilkie
Russian Dance Steven McRae
Russian Dance Ludovic Ondiviela
Dance of the Mirlitons Bethany Keating
Dance of the Mirlitons Emma Maguire
Dance of the Mirlitons Pietra Mello-Pittman
Dance of the Mirlitons Sabina Westcombe
Waltz of the Flowers
Rose Fairy Isabel McMeekan
Her Escort Johannes Stepanek
Her Escort Eric Underwood
Her Escort Andrej Uspenski
Her Escort Thomas Whitehead
Leading Flower Yuhui Choe
Leading Flower Celisa Diuana
Leading Flower Hikaru Kobayashi
Leading Flower Samantha Raine
Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Alexandra Ansanelli
Grand pas de deux Valeri Hristov
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)
London Oratory Junior Choir
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet for 8 December 2007 (in Royal Opera House Collections)