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The Nutcracker - 20 December 1999 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Andrea Quinn
Concert Master Peter Manning
Choir Director Patrick Russill
Cast
Herr Drosselmeyer Anthony Dowell
Clara
his God-daughter
Mayuko Maeda
Hans Peter / The Nutcracker
his nephew
Hubert Essakow
Act I scene I Drosselmeyer's workshop - early evening
Drosselmeyer's Assistant Peter Abegglen
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
Sandra Conley
Fritz
her brother
Oliver Till
Clara's partner Giacomo Ciriaci
Grandmother Genesia Rosato
Grandfather William Tuckett
Dancing Mistress Elizabeth McGorian
Captain Christopher Saunders
Harlequin
a doll
Ricardo Cervera
Columbine
a doll
Jane Burn
Soldier
a doll
Justin Meissner
Vivandière
a doll
Jenny Tattersall
St Nicholas Kenta Kura
Devil Tom Sapsford
Devil Michael Stojko
Act I scene 4 The Battle
The Mouse King David Pickering
Act I scene 5 The Land of Snow
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 Christina McDermott
The Prince Iñaki Urlezaga
Divertissements
Spanish Dance Vanessa Palmer
Spanish Dance Nigel Burley
Spanish Dance Sara Gallie
Spanish Dance Julie Lack
Spanish Dance Ricardo Cervera
Spanish Dance Edward Watson
Arabian Dance Nicola Tranah
Arabian Dance Christopher Saunders
Arabian Dance Alastair Marriott
Arabian Dance Luke Heydon
Chinese Dance Martin Harvey
Chinese Dance Antoine Jully
Chinese Dance Justin Meissner
Chinese Dance Joshua Tuifua
Russian Dance Peter Abegglen
Russian Dance Tom Sapsford
Dance of the Mirlitons Jane Burn
Dance of the Mirlitons Jenny Tattersall
Dance of the Mirlitons Laura Morera
Dance of the Mirlitons Jaimie Tapper
Waltz of the Flowers
Rose Fairy Zenaida Yanowsky
Her Escort Victor Alvarez
Her Escort Shi-Ning Liu
Her Escort David Pickering
Her Escort Yohei Sasaki
Leading Flower Mara Galeazzi
Leading Flower Leire Ortueta
Leading Flower Rachel Rawlins
Leading Flower Gillian Revie
Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Christina McDermott
Grand pas de deux Iñaki Urlezaga
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, snowflakes, flowers 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: Warburg Dillon Read (performance)
Durations: Act I: 49 minutes, Interval: 30 minutes, Act II: 46 minutes
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet for 20 December 1999 (in Royal Opera House Collections)