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The Nutcracker - 10 January 2009 Evening 7.00pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Koen Kessels
Leader Robert Gibbs
Choir Director Charles Cole
Herr Drosselmeyer William Tuckett
his god-daughter
Emma Maguire
Hans-Peter/The Nutcracker
his nephew
Brian Maloney
Act I
Scene 1: Drosselmeyer's workshop, early evening
Drosselmeyer's Assistant Liam Scarlett
Scene 2: A street outside the Stahlbaums' house
Maiden Aunt Caroline Jennings
Maiden Aunt Susan Nye
Housekeeper Romayne Grigorova
Scene 3: The Stahlbaum’s living room
Dr Stahlbaum
Clara's father
Christopher Saunders
Mrs Stahlbaum
Clara's mother
Elizabeth McGorian
Clara's brother
Kilian Smith
Clara's Partner James Hay
Grandmother Gillian Revie
Grandfather Philip Mosley
Dancing Mistress Vanessa Palmer
Captain Thomas Whitehead
a doll
Jonathan Howells
a doll
Iohna Loots
a doll
Kenta Kura
a doll
Samantha Raine
St Nicholas Dawid Trzensimiech
Scene 4: The Battle
Mouse King Ryoichi Hirano
Scene 5: The Land of Snow
Snowflakes Artists of The Royal Ballet
Singers London Oratory Junior Choir
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 Johan Kobborg
Spanish Dance Vanessa Palmer
Spanish Dance José Martín
Spanish Dance Helen Crawford
Spanish Dance Ryoichi Hirano
Spanish Dance Kristen McNally
Spanish Dance Henry St Clair
Arabian Dance Francesca Filpi
Arabian Dance Bennet Gartside
Arabian Dance Kenta Kura
Arabian Dance Ernst Meisner
Chinese Dance Dawid Trzensimiech
Chinese Dance Liam Scarlett
Chinese Dance Andrej Uspenski
Chinese Dance Jonathan Watkins
Russian Dance James Hay
Russian Dance Kevin Emerton
Dance of the Mirlitons Leanne Cope
Dance of the Mirlitons Elizabeth Harrod
Dance of the Mirlitons Bethany Keating
Dance of the Mirlitons Sabina Westcombe
Waltz of the Flowers
Rose Fairy Laura McCulloch
Her Escort Ricardo Cervera
Her Escort Yohei Sasaki
Her Escort Johannes Stepanek
Her Escort Thomas Whitehead
Leading Flower Yuhui Choe
Leading Flower Sian Murphy
Leading Flower Lara Turk
Leading Flower Samantha Raine
Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Roberta Marquez
Grand pas de deux Johan Kobborg
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, Devils Artists of The Royal Ballet
Children, Toy Soldiers, Mice, Gingerbreads, Rabbit Drummer, Pages, Sentry, Angels Students of The Royal Ballet School (Lower School)
Children, Toy Soldiers, Mice, Gingerbreads, Rabbit Drummer, Pages, Sentry, Angels Students of The Royal Ballet School (Upper School)
The Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Durations: Act I: 7.05-7.55pm, Act II: 8.25-9.14pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet for 10 January 2009 (in Royal Opera House Collections)