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The Nutcracker - 28 December 2007 Matinee 2.00pm

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
Cast
Herr Drosselmeyer Christopher Saunders
Clara
his God-daughter
Bethany Keating
Hans-Peter/The Nutcracker
his nephew
Steven McRae
Act I
Scene 1: Drosselmeyer's workshop, early evening
Drosselmeyer's Assistant Michael Stojko
Scene 2: A street outside the Stahlbaums' house
Maiden Aunt Diane Holland
Maiden Aunt Susan Nye
Housekeeper Barbara Rhodes
Scene 3: The Stahlbaum’s living room
Dr Stahlbaum
Clara's father
Gary Avis
Mrs Stahlbaum
Clara's mother
Genesia Rosato
Fritz
Clara's brother
John Rhys Halliwell
Clara's Partner Ludovic Ondiviela
Grandmother Kristen McNally
Grandfather David Pickering
Dancing Mistress Elizabeth McGorian
Captain Johannes Stepanek
Harlequin
a doll
Giacomo Ciriaci
Columbine
a doll
Iohna Loots
Soldier
a doll
Zachary Faruque
Vivandière
a doll
Samantha Raine
St Nicholas Kevin Emerton
Devil James Wilkie
Devil Fernando Montaño
Scene 4: The Battle
Mouse King Ryoichi Hirano
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 Marianela Nuñez
The Prince Thiago Soares
Divertissements
Spanish Dance Gillian Revie
Spanish Dance Jonathan Howells
Spanish Dance Laura McCulloch
Spanish Dance Eric Underwood
Spanish Dance Gemma Sykes
Spanish Dance Erico Montes
Arabian Dance Cindy Jourdain
Arabian Dance Gary Avis
Arabian Dance Ernst Meisner
Arabian Dance Johannes Stepanek
Chinese Dance James Wilkie
Chinese Dance Ludovic Ondiviela
Chinese Dance Liam Scarlett
Chinese Dance Michael Stojko
Russian Dance Zachary Faruque
Russian Dance Richard Ramsey
Dance of the Mirlitons Yuhui Choe
Dance of the Mirlitons Celisa Diuana
Dance of the Mirlitons Victoria Hewitt
Dance of the Mirlitons Iohna Loots
Waltz of the Flowers
Rose Fairy Isabel McMeekan
Her Escort Ricardo Cervera
Her Escort Bennet Gartside
Her Escort Kenta Kura
Her Escort Thomas Whitehead
Leading Flower Helen Crawford
Leading Flower Samantha Raine
Leading Flower Sian Murphy
Leading Flower Christina Elida Salerno
Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Marianela Nuñez
Grand pas de deux Thiago Soares
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: 2.05-2.55pm, Act II: 3.25-4.12pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet and stage manager's report for 28 December 2007 (in Royal Opera House Collections)