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The Nutcracker - 18 January 2012 Evening 7.30pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Barry Wordsworth
Leader Cynthia Fleming
Choir Director Charles Cole
Cast
Herr Drosselmeyer William Tuckett
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 Michael Stojko
Scene 2: A street outside the Stahlbaums' house
Maiden Aunt Caroline Jennings
Maiden Aunt Susan Nye
Housekeeper Romayne Grigorova
Scene 3: The Stahlbaums' living room
Dr Stahlbaum
Clara's father
Christopher Saunders
Mrs Stahlbaum
Clara's mother
Elizabeth McGorian
Fritz
Clara's brother
Frederick Gunningham
Clara's Partner James Hay
Grandmother Kristen McNally
Grandfather Alastair Marriott
Dancing Mistress Genesia Rosato
Captain Gary Avis
Harlequin
a doll
Tristan Dyer
Columbine
a doll
Meaghan Grace Hinkis
Soldier
a doll
Alexander Campbell
Vivandière
a doll
Samantha Raine
St Nicholas Sander Blommaert
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 Roberta Marquez
The Prince Steven McRae
Divertissements
Spanish Dance Christina Arestis
Spanish Dance David Pickering
Spanish Dance Nathalie Harrison
Spanish Dance Thomas Whitehead
Spanish Dance Sian Murphy
Spanish Dance Jonathan Howells
Arabian Dance Melissa Hamilton
Arabian Dance Gary Avis
Arabian Dance Kenta Kura
Arabian Dance Ryoichi Hirano
Chinese Dance Sander Blommaert
Chinese Dance Valentino Zucchetti
Chinese Dance Jonathan Watkins
Chinese Dance James Wilkie
Russian Dance Tristan Dyer
Russian Dance Michael Stojko
Dance of the Mirlitons Elizabeth Harrod
Dance of the Mirlitons Yasmine Naghdi
Dance of the Mirlitons Gemma Pitchley-Gale
Dance of the Mirlitons Akane Takada
Waltz of the Flowers
Rose Fairy Itziar Mendizabal
Her Escort Alexander Campbell
Her Escort Fernando Montaño
Her Escort Valeri Hristov
Her Escort Dawid Trzensimiech
Leading Flower Olivia Cowley
Leading Flower Laura McCulloch
Leading Flower Yuhui Choe
Leading Flower Samantha Raine
Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Roberta Marquez
Grand pas de deux Steven McRae
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)
BBC Concert Orchestra
Durations: Act I: 7.35-8.25pm, Act II: 8.55-9.43pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet and stage manager's report for 18 January 2012 (in Royal Opera House Collections)