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The Nutcracker - 1 January 2008 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
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
Sebastian Newsam
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 Valeri Hristov
Divertissements
Spanish Dance Sian Murphy
Spanish Dance David Pickering
Spanish Dance Helen Crawford
Spanish Dance Joshua Tuifua
Spanish Dance Cindy Jourdain
Spanish Dance Henry St Clair
Arabian Dance Tara-Brigitte Bhavnani
Arabian Dance Gary Avis
Arabian Dance Fernando Montaño
Arabian Dance Ryoichi Hirano
Chinese Dance Erico Montes
Chinese Dance Liam Scarlett
Chinese Dance Jonathan Watkins
Chinese Dance Giacomo Ciriaci
Russian Dance James Wilkie
Russian Dance Ludovic Ondiviela
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 Johannes Stepanek
Her Escort Eric Underwood
Her Escort Andrej Uspenski
Leading Flower Yuhui Choe
Leading Flower Celisa Diuana
Leading Flower Emma Maguire
Leading Flower Victoria Hewitt
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)
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 1 January 2008 (in Royal Opera House Collections)