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The Nutcracker - 20 January 2001 Evening 7.30pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Paul Murphy
Concert Master Peter Manning
Choir Director Patrick Russill
Cast
Herr Drosselmeyer Luke Heydon
Clara
his God-daughter
Alina Cojocaru
Hans-Peter/The Nutcracker
his nephew
Ivan Putrov
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
David Drew
Mrs Stahlbaum
Clara's mother
Elizabeth McGorian
Fritz
her brother
Oliver Till
Clara's partner Giacomo Ciriaci
Grandmother Genesia Rosato
Grandfather Philip Mosley
Dancing Mistress Vanessa Palmer
Captain William Tuckett
Harlequin
a doll
Hubert Essakow
Columbine
a doll
Jane Burn
Soldier
a doll
Ricardo Cervera
Vivandière
a doll
Laura Morera
St Nicholas Richard Ramsey
Devil Antoine Jully
Devil Brian Maloney
Act I scene 4 The Battle
The Mouse King Christopher Saunders
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 Marianela Nuñez
The Prince Roberto Bolle
Divertissements
Spanish Dance Vanessa Palmer
Spanish Dance Justin Meissner
Spanish Dance Sian Murphy
Spanish Dance Ricardo Cervera
Spanish Dance Julie Lack
Spanish Dance Thomas Whitehead
Arabian Dance Zenaida Yanowsky
Arabian Dance Christopher Saunders
Arabian Dance Alastair Marriott
Arabian Dance Joshua Tuifua
Chinese Dance Giacomo Ciriaci
Chinese Dance Martin Harvey
Chinese Dance Brian Maloney
Chinese Dance Antoine Jully
Russian Dance Bennet Gartside
Russian Dance Tom Sapsford
Dance of the Mirlitons Jenny Tattersall
Dance of the Mirlitons Natasha Oughtred
Dance of the Mirlitons Mayuko Maeda
Dance of the Mirlitons Leana Palmer
Waltz of the Flowers
Rose Fairy Jaimie Tapper
Her Escort Maurice Vodegel-Matzen
Her Escort Hubert Essakow
Her Escort Yohei Sasaki
Her Escort Edward Watson
Leading Flower Jane Burn
Leading Flower Laura Morera
Leading Flower Mara Galeazzi
Leading Flower Rachel Rawlins
Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Marianela Nuñez
Grand pas de deux Roberto Bolle
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: 7.37-8.26pm, Act II: 8.57-9.45pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet for 20 January 2001 (in Royal Opera House Collections)