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The Nutcracker - 19 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
Choir Director Charles Cole
Cast
Herr Drosselmeyer Christopher Saunders
Clara
his God-daughter
Emma Maguire
Hans-Peter/The Nutcracker
his nephew
Paul Kay
Act I
Scene 1: Drosselmeyer's workshop, early evening
Drosselmeyer's Assistant Giacomo Ciriaci
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
Barny Sharratt
Clara's Partner Michael Stojko
Grandmother Kristen McNally
Grandfather David Pickering
Dancing Mistress Elizabeth McGorian
Captain Johannes Stepanek
Harlequin
a doll
Brian Maloney
Columbine
a doll
Iohna Loots
Soldier
a doll
Bennet Gartside
Vivandière
a doll
Helen Crawford
St Nicholas Kevin Emerton
Devil Fernando Montaño
Devil Ludovic Ondiviela
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 Roberta Marquez
The Prince Ivan Putrov
Divertissements
Spanish Dance Francesca Filpi
Spanish Dance Jonathan Howells
Spanish Dance Laura McCulloch
Spanish Dance Joshua Tuifua
Spanish Dance Gemma Sykes
Spanish Dance Henry St Clair
Arabian Dance Cindy Jourdain
Arabian Dance Gary Avis
Arabian Dance Ernst Meisner
Arabian Dance Johannes Stepanek
Chinese Dance Giacomo Ciriaci
Chinese Dance Ludovic Ondiviela
Chinese Dance Liam Scarlett
Chinese Dance Jonathan Watkins
Russian Dance Richard Ramsey
Russian Dance Michael Stojko
Dance of the Mirlitons Yuhui Choe
Dance of the Mirlitons Celisa Diuana
Dance of the Mirlitons Pietra Mello-Pittman
Dance of the Mirlitons Iohna Loots
Waltz of the Flowers
Rose Fairy Deirdre Chapman
Her Escort Ricardo Cervera
Her Escort Zachary Faruque
Her Escort Bennet Gartside
Her Escort Kenta Kura
Leading Flower Helen Crawford
Leading Flower Hikaru Kobayashi
Leading Flower Sian Murphy
Leading Flower Victoria Hewitt
Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Roberta Marquez
Grand pas de deux Ivan Putrov
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: 7.05-7.55pm, Act II: 8.25-9.14pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet and stage manager's report for 19 January 2008 (in Royal Opera House Collections)