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The Nutcracker - 12 December 2009 Matinee 2.00pm

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
Herr Drosselmeyer William Tuckett
his god-daughter
Elizabeth Harrod
Hans-Peter/The Nutcracker
his nephew
Ludovic Ondiviela
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
Clara's brother
Thomas Bedford
Clara's Partner James Hay
Grandmother Kristen McNally
Grandfather Philip Mosley
Dancing Mistress Elizabeth McGorian
Captain Ryoichi Hirano
a doll
Jonathan Howells
a doll
Iohna Loots
a doll
Kenta Kura
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
Spanish Dance Francesca Filpi
Spanish Dance Jonathan Howells
Spanish Dance Hikaru Kobayashi
Spanish Dance Johannes Stepanek
Spanish Dance Vanessa Fenton
Spanish Dance Ernst Meisner
Arabian Dance Cindy Jourdain
Arabian Dance Ryoichi Hirano
Arabian Dance Xander Parish
Arabian Dance Eric Underwood
Chinese Dance Paul Kay
Chinese Dance Fernando Montaño
Chinese Dance Erico Montes
Chinese Dance Michael Stojko
Russian Dance Kevin Emerton
Russian Dance Liam Scarlett
Dance of the Mirlitons Celisa Diuana
Dance of the Mirlitons Elsa Godard
Dance of the Mirlitons Iohna Loots
Dance of the Mirlitons Samantha Raine
Waltz of the Flowers
Rose Fairy Emma Maguire
Her Escort Ricardo Cervera
Her Escort Bennet Gartside
Her Escort Kenta Kura
Her Escort Brian Maloney
Leading Flower Tara-Brigitte Bhavnani
Leading Flower Melissa Hamilton
Leading Flower Laura McCulloch
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: 2.05-2.55pm, Act II: 3.25-4.14pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet and stage manager's report for 12 December 2009 (in Royal Opera House Collections)