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The Nutcracker - 28 December 2000 Matinee 2.00pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Andrea Quinn
Guest Leader Shirly Laub
Choir Director Patrick Russill
Cast
Herr Drosselmeyer Ashley Page
Clara
his God-daughter
Leana Palmer
Hans-Peter/The Nutcracker
his nephew
Justin Meissner
Act I scene 1 Drosselmeyer's workshop - early evening
Drosselmeyer's Assistant Tom Sapsford
Act I scene 2 Street outside the Stahlbaums' house
Maiden Aunt Diane Holland
Maiden Aunt Pauline Wadsworth
Housekeeper Romayne Grigorova
Act I scene 3 The Stahlbaums' living room
Dr Stahlbaum
Clara's father
Christopher Saunders
Mrs Stahlbaum
Clara's mother
Genesia Rosato
Fritz
her brother
Stephen Emerson
Clara's partner Ivan Putrov
Grandmother Elizabeth McGorian
Grandfather William Tuckett
Dancing Mistress Vanessa Palmer
Captain David Drew
Harlequin
a doll
Ricardo Cervera
Columbine
a doll
Mara Galeazzi
Soldier
a doll
Victor Alvarez
Vivandière
a doll
Marianela Nuñez
St Nicholas Rupert Pennefather
Devil Antoine Jully
Devil Shumpei Nemoto
Act I scene 4 The Battle
The Mouse King David Pickering
Act I scene 5 The Land of Snow
Snowflakes Artists of The Royal Ballet
Act II scene I The journey to the Kingdom of Sweets
Act II scene 2 The Sugar Garden of the Palace
The Sugar Plum Fairy Jamie Tapper
The Prince Yohei Sasaki
Divertissements
Spanish Dance Rachel Rawlins
Spanish Dance Victor Alvarez
Spanish Dance Samantha Raine
Spanish Dance Martin Harvey
Spanish Dance Emily Low
Spanish Dance Hubert Essakow
Arabian Dance Chloe Davies
Arabian Dance Christopher Saunders
Arabian Dance Kenta Kura
Arabian Dance Joshua Tuifua
Chinese Dance Bennet Gartside
Chinese Dance Brian Maloney
Chinese Dance Shumpei Nemoto
Chinese Dance Tom Sapsford
Russian Dance Giacomo Ciriaci
Russian Dance Antoine Jully
Dance of the Mirlitons Victoria Hewitt
Dance of the Mirlitons Mayuko Maeda
Dance of the Mirlitons Naomi Reynolds
Dance of the Mirlitons Jenny Tattersall
Waltz of the Flowers
Rose Fairy Marianela Nuñez
Her Escort Edward Watson
Her Escort Ivan Putrov
Her Escort Maurice Vodegel-Matzen
Her Escort Thomas Whitehead
Leading Flower Jane Burn
Leading Flower Tomoko Furuya
Leading Flower Mara Galeazzi
Leading Flower Laura Morera
Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Jamie Tapper
Grand pas de deux Yohei Sasaki
Finale Entire Cast
Act II scene 3 Street outside the Stahlbaums' house
Act II 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
Durations: Act I: 2.06-2.55pm, Act II: 3.30-4.18pm
Television - future relay: BBC Television
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet for 28 December 2000 (in Royal Opera House Collections)