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The Nutcracker - 27 December 2007 Evening 7.30pm

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
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 Ludovic Ondiviela
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
John Rhys Halliwell
Clara's Partner James Wilkie
Grandmother Olivia Cowley
Grandfather Philip Mosley
Dancing Mistress Francesca Filpi
Captain Gary Avis
Harlequin
a doll
Michael Stojko
Columbine
a doll
Bethany Keating
Soldier
a doll
Steven McRae
Vivandière
a doll
Christina Elida Salerno
St Nicholas Xander Parish
Devil Paul Kay
Devil Fernando Montaño
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 Laura Morera
The Prince Rupert Pennefather
Divertissements
Spanish Dance Sian Murphy
Spanish Dance David Pickering
Spanish Dance Helen Crawford
Spanish Dance Henry St Clair
Spanish Dance Cindy Jourdain
Spanish Dance Ryoichi Hirano
Arabian Dance Tara-Brigitte Bhavnani
Arabian Dance Bennet Gartside
Arabian Dance Eric Underwood
Arabian Dance Kenta Kura
Chinese Dance Ludovic Ondiviela
Chinese Dance Fernando Montaño
Chinese Dance Jonathan Watkins
Chinese Dance James Wilkie
Russian Dance Paul Kay
Russian Dance Michael Stojko
Dance of the Mirlitons Bethany Keating
Dance of the Mirlitons Pietra Mello-Pittman
Dance of the Mirlitons Gemma Pitchley-Gale
Dance of the Mirlitons Sabina Westcombe
Waltz of the Flowers
Rose Fairy Isabel McMeekan
Her Escort Steven McRae
Her Escort Ernst Meisner
Her Escort Johannes Stepanek
Her Escort Andrej Uspenski
Leading Flower Yuhui Choe
Leading Flower Celisa Diuana
Leading Flower Emma Maguire
Leading Flower Samantha Raine
Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Laura Morera
Grand pas de deux Rupert Pennefather
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
Durations: Act I: 7.35-8.25pm, Act II: 8.55-9.42pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet and stage manager's report for 27 December 2007 (in Royal Opera House Collections)