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The Nutcracker - 18 December 2001 Matinee 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Jacques Lacombe
Guest Leader Carminé Lauri
Herr Drosselmeyer Christopher Saunders
his God-daughter
Jenny Tattersall
Hans-Peter/The Nutcracker
his nephew
Ricardo Cervera
Act I scene 1 Drosselmeyer's workshop - early evening
Drosselmeyer's Assistant Justin Meissner
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
William Tuckett
Mrs Stahlbaum
Clara's mother
Nicola Tranah
her brother
Russell Ducker
Clara's partner Antoine Jully
Grandmother Muriel Valtat
Grandfather Philip Mosley
Dancing Mistress Vanessa Palmer
Captain Ashley Page
a doll
Joshua Tuifua
a doll
Sian Murphy
a doll
Martin Harvey
a doll
Marianela Nuñez
St Nicholas José María Tirado
Devil Brian Maloney
Devil Michael Stojko
Act I scene 4 The Battle
The Mouse King Maurice Vodegel-Matzen
Act I scene 5 The Land of Snow
Snowflakes Artists of The Royal Ballet
Act II scene 1 The journey to the Kingdom of Sweets
Act II scene 2 The Sugar Garden of the Palace
The Sugar Plum Fairy Leanne Benjamin
The Prince Johan Persson
Spanish Dance Leire Ortueta
Spanish Dance Edward Watson
Spanish Dance Laura Morera
Spanish Dance Martin Harvey
Spanish Dance Chloe Davies
Spanish Dance Justin Meissner
Arabian Dance Vanessa Palmer
Arabian Dance Bennet Gartside
Arabian Dance Alastair Marriott
Arabian Dance Maurice Vodegel-Matzen
Chinese Dance Antoine Jully
Chinese Dance Brian Maloney
Chinese Dance Tom Sapsford
Chinese Dance Joshua Tuifua
Russian Dance Giacomo Ciriaci
Russian Dance Michael Stojko
Dance of the Mirlitons Gemma Bond
Dance of the Mirlitons Naomi Reynolds
Dance of the Mirlitons Iohna Loots
Dance of the Mirlitons Natasha Oughtred
Waltz of the Flowers
Rose Fairy Jaimie Tapper
Her Escort Ivan Putrov
Her Escort Johannes Stepanek
Her Escort Nathan Coppen
Her Escort Kenta Kura
Leading Flower Tomoko Furuya
Leading Flower Victoria Hewitt
Leading Flower Sian Murphy
Leading Flower Samantha Raine
Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Leanne Benjamin
Grand pas de deux Johan Persson
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 School Schola
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Durations: Act I: 51 minutes, Interval: 30 minutes, Act II: 50 minutes
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet for 18 December 2001 (in Royal Opera House Collections)