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The Nutcracker - 17 December 2005 Evening 7.00pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Valeriy Ovsyanikov
Guest Leader Boris Brovtsyn
Cast
Herr Drosselmeyer Christopher Saunders
Clara
his God-daughter
Caroline Duprot
Hans-Peter/The Nutcracker
his nephew
Brian Maloney
ACT I
Scene 1: Drosselmeyer's workshop - early evening
Drosselmeyer's Assistant Giacomo Ciriaci
Scene 2: Street outside the Stahlbaums' house
Maiden Aunt Diane Holland
Maiden Aunt Susan Nye
Housekeeper Romayne Grigorova
Scene 3: The Stahlbaums' living room
Dr Stahlbaum
Clara's father
Gary Avis
Mrs Stahlbaum
Clara's mother
Genesia Rosato
Fritz
her brother
Teo Dubreuil
Clara's partner Michael Stojko
Grandmother Olivia Cowley
Grandfather Philip Mosley
Dancing Mistress Elizabeth McGorian
Captain Valeri Hristov
Harlequin
a doll
Jonathan Howells
Columbine
a doll
Natasha Oughtred
Soldier
a doll
José Martín
Vivandière
a doll
Hikaru Kobayashi
St Nicholas Xander Parish
Devil Paul Kay
Devil Steven McRae
Scene 4: The Battle
The Mouse King David Pickering
Scene 5: The Land of Snow
Snowflakes Artists of The Royal Ballet
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 Viacheslav Samodurov
Divertissements
Spanish Dance Francesca Filpi
Spanish Dance David Pickering
Spanish Dance Hikaru Kobayashi
Spanish Dance Johannes Stepanek
Spanish Dance Emily Low
Spanish Dance Joshua Tuifua
Arabian Dance Christina Arestis
Arabian Dance Gary Avis
Arabian Dance Kenta Kura
Arabian Dance Ernst Meisner
Chinese Dance Zachary Faruque
Chinese Dance Ludovic Ondiviela
Chinese Dance Michael Stojko
Chinese Dance James Wilkie
Russian Dance Paul Kay
Russian Dance Steven McRae
Dance of the Mirlitons Gemma Bond
Dance of the Mirlitons Celisa Diuana
Dance of the Mirlitons Iohna Loots
Dance of the Mirlitons Samantha Raine
Waltz of the Flowers
Rose Fairy Laura Morera
Her Escort Andrej Uspenski
Her Escort Martin Harvey
Her Escort Valeri Hristov
Her Escort Rupert Pennefather
Leading Flower Victoria Hewitt
Leading Flower Isabel McMeekan
Leading Flower Vanessa Palmer
Leading Flower Gemma Sykes
Flowers, Cavaliers Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Sarah Lamb
Grand pas de deux Viacheslav Samodurov
Finale Entire Cast
Scene 3: Street outside the Stahlbaums' house
Scene 4: Drosselmeyer's workshop - later that night
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)
London Oratory Junior Choir
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Sponsor: The Paul Hamlyn Foundation (performance)
Durations: Act I: 7.11-8.01pm, Act II: 8.31-9.19pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet and stage manager's report for 17 December 2005 (in Royal Opera House Collections)