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The Nutcracker - 11 December 2012 Evening 7.30pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Koen Kessels
Co-Concert Master Sergey Levitin
Choir Director Charles Cole
Herr Drosselmeyer Bennet Gartside
his god-daughter
Elizabeth Harrod
Hans-Peter/The Nutcracker
his nephew
Brian Maloney
Act I
Scene 1: Drosselmeyer's workshop, early evening
Drosselmeyer's Assistant Valentino Zucchetti
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
David Pickering
Mrs Stahlbaum
Clara's mother
Christina Arestis
Clara's brother
Johnny Randall
Clara's Partner James Wilkie
Grandmother Deirdre Chapman
Grandfather Jonathan Howells
Dancing Mistress Kristen McNally
Captain Gary Avis
a doll
Fernando Montaño
a doll
Sabina Westcombe
a doll
Paul Kay
a doll
Romany Pajdak
St Nicholas Tomas Mock
Scene 4: The Battle
Mouse King Jonathan Watkins
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
Spanish Dance Deirdre Chapman
Spanish Dance Alexander Campbell
Spanish Dance Pietra Mello-Pittman
Spanish Dance Eric Underwood
Spanish Dance Jacqueline Clark
Spanish Dance Erico Montes
Arabian Dance Itziar Mendizabal
Arabian Dance Gary Avis
Arabian Dance Ryoichi Hirano
Arabian Dance Dawid Trzensimiech
Chinese Dance Sander Blommaert
Chinese Dance Tristan Dyer
Chinese Dance Tomas Mock
Chinese Dance Marcelino Sambe
Russian Dance James Hay
Russian Dance James Wilkie
Dance of the Mirlitons Yasmine Naghdi
Dance of the Mirlitons Romany Pajdak
Dance of the Mirlitons Elsa Godard
Dance of the Mirlitons Leticia Stock
Waltz of the Flowers
Rose Fairy Hikaru Kobayashi
Her Escort Kenta Kura
Her Escort Fernando Montaño
Her Escort Andrej Uspenski
Her Escort Valentino Zucchetti
Leading Flower Tara-Brigitte Bhavnani
Leading Flower Nathalie Harrison
Leading Flower Laura McCulloch
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: 7.35-8.26pm, Act II: 8.57-9.45pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet and stage manager's report for 11 December 2012 (in Royal Opera House Collections)