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The Nutcracker - 5 December 2009 Matinee 12.00pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Koen Kessels
Concert Master Peter Manning
Choir Director Charles Cole
Cast
Herr Drosselmeyer Christopher Saunders
Clara
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 Paul Kay
Scene 2: A street outside the Stahlbaums' house
Maiden Aunt Caroline Jennings
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
Kilian Smith
Clara's Partner James Wilkie
Grandmother Kristen McNally
Grandfather Philip Mosley
Dancing Mistress Vanessa Palmer
Captain Johannes Stepanek
Harlequin
a doll
Jonathan Howells
Columbine
a doll
Iohna Loots
Soldier
a doll
Kenta Kura
Vivandière
a doll
Romany Pajdak
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 Marianela Nuñez
The Prince Rupert Pennefather
Divertissements
Spanish Dance Kristen McNally
Spanish Dance Jonathan Howells
Spanish Dance Claire Calvert
Spanish Dance Johannes Stepanek
Spanish Dance Vanessa Fenton
Spanish Dance Erico Montes
Arabian Dance Cindy Jourdain
Arabian Dance Ryoichi Hirano
Arabian Dance Xander Parish
Arabian Dance Ernst Meisner
Chinese Dance Fernando Montaño
Chinese Dance Ludovic Ondiviela
Chinese Dance Michael Stojko
Chinese Dance James Wilkie
Russian Dance Tristan Dyer
Russian Dance Liam Scarlett
Dance of the Mirlitons Sabina Westcombe
Dance of the Mirlitons Elsa Godard
Dance of the Mirlitons Iohna Loots
Dance of the Mirlitons Romany Pajdak
Waltz of the Flowers
Rose Fairy Yuhui Choe
Her Escort Ricardo Cervera
Her Escort Bennet Gartside
Her Escort Kenta Kura
Her Escort Sergei Polunin
Leading Flower Tara-Brigitte Bhavnani
Leading Flower Laura McCulloch
Leading Flower Celisa Diuana
Leading Flower Lara Turk
Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Marianela Nuñez
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 Students of The Royal Ballet School (Lower School)
Angels Students of The Royal Ballet School (Upper School)
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Durations: Act I: 12.05-12.55pm, Act II: 1.25-2.14pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet and stage manager's report for 5 December 2009 (in Royal Opera House Collections)