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The Nutcracker - 9 December 2009 Evening 7.30pm

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 William Tuckett
Clara
his god-daughter
Leanne Cope
Hans-Peter/The Nutcracker
his nephew
Paul Kay
Act I
Scene 1: Drosselmeyer's workshop, early evening
Drosselmeyer's Assistant James Wilkie
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
Thomas Cooper
Clara's Partner Michael Stojko
Grandmother Kristen McNally
Grandfather Philip Mosley
Dancing Mistress Gillian Revie
Captain Johannes Stepanek
Harlequin
a doll
Jonathan Howells
Columbine
a doll
Bethany Keating
Soldier
a doll
Kenta Kura
Vivandière
a doll
Celisa Diuana
St Nicholas Dawid Trzensimiech
Scene 4: The Battle
Mouse King Ernst Meisner
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 Sarah Lamb
The Prince Sergei Polunin
Divertissements
Spanish Dance Francesca Filpi
Spanish Dance Jonathan Howells
Spanish Dance Hikaru Kobayashi
Spanish Dance Johannes Stepanek
Spanish Dance Vanessa Fenton
Spanish Dance Erico Montes
Arabian Dance Olivia Cowley
Arabian Dance Rupert Pennefather
Arabian Dance Ryoichi Hirano
Arabian Dance Eric Underwood
Chinese Dance Kevin Emerton
Chinese Dance Ludovic Ondiviela
Chinese Dance Fernando Montaño
Chinese Dance Michael Stojko
Russian Dance Liam Scarlett
Russian Dance James Wilkie
Dance of the Mirlitons Celisa Diuana
Dance of the Mirlitons Elsa Godard
Dance of the Mirlitons Elizabeth Harrod
Dance of the Mirlitons Emma Maguire
Waltz of the Flowers
Rose Fairy Laura McCulloch
Her Escort Ricardo Cervera
Her Escort Bennet Gartside
Her Escort Kenta Kura
Her Escort Xander Parish
Leading Flower Tara-Brigitte Bhavnani
Leading Flower Yuhui Choe
Leading Flower Cindy Jourdain
Leading Flower Sian Murphy
Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Sarah Lamb
Grand pas de deux Sergei Polunin
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: 7.35-8.25pm, Act II: 8.55-9.44pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet and stage manager's report for 9 December 2009 (in Royal Opera House Collections)