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The Nutcracker - 7 December 2011 Evening 7.30pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Barry Wordsworth
Associate Concert Master Sergey Levitin
Choir Director Charles Cole
Cast
Herr Drosselmeyer Christopher Saunders
Clara
his god-daughter
Iohna Loots
Hans-Peter/The Nutcracker
his nephew
Ricardo Cervera
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 Barbara Rhodes
Scene 3: The Stahlbaums' living room
Dr Stahlbaum
Clara's father
Gary Avis
Mrs Stahlbaum
Clara's mother
Genesia Rosato
Fritz
Clara's brother
Frederick Gunningham
Clara's Partner Valentino Zucchetti
Grandmother Olivia Cowley
Grandfather Jonathan Howells
Dancing Mistress Elizabeth McGorian
Captain David Pickering
Harlequin
a doll
James Wilkie
Columbine
a doll
Sabina Westcombe
Soldier
a doll
Jonathan Watkins
Vivandière
a doll
Romany Pajdak
St Nicholas Tomas Mock
Scene 4: The Battle
Mouse King David Pickering
Scene 5: The Land of Snow
Snowflakes Artists of The Royal Ballet
Singers The 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 Laura Morera
The Prince Federico Bonelli
Divertissements
Spanish Dance Francesca Filpi
Spanish Dance Jonathan Howells
Spanish Dance Nathalie Harrison
Spanish Dance Fernando Montaño
Spanish Dance Olivia Cowley
Spanish Dance Erico Montes
Arabian Dance Itziar Mendizabal
Arabian Dance David Pickering
Arabian Dance Johannes Stepanek
Arabian Dance Eric Underwood
Chinese Dance Sander Blommaert
Chinese Dance Isaac Lee-Baker
Chinese Dance Liam Scarlett
Chinese Dance Jonathan Watkins
Russian Dance Tristan Dyer
Russian Dance Kevin Emerton
Dance of the Mirlitons Leanne Cope
Dance of the Mirlitons Romany Pajdak
Dance of the Mirlitons Elsa Godard
Dance of the Mirlitons Sabina Westcombe
Waltz of the Flowers
Rose Fairy Laura McCulloch
Her Escort Ryoichi Hirano
Her Escort Dawid Trzensimiech
Her Escort Andrej Uspenski
Her Escort Valentino Zucchetti
Leading Flower Claire Calvert
Leading Flower Melissa Hamilton
Leading Flower Tara-Brigitte Bhavnani
Leading Flower Lara Turk
Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Laura Morera
Grand pas de deux Federico Bonelli
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: 7.36-8.26pm, Act II: 8.57-9.45pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet and stage manager's report for 7 December 2011 (in Royal Opera House Collections)