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The Nutcracker - 28 December 1999 Matinee 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Alexander Polishchuck
Concert Master Peter Manning
Choir Director Patrick Russill
Cast
Herr Drosselmeyer Christopher Saunders
Clara
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
Genesia Rosato
Fritz
her brother
Guy Burden
Clara's partner Giacomo Ciriaci
Grandmother Elizabeth McGorian
Grandfather Luke Heydon
Dancing Mistress Sandra Conley
Captain David Drew
Harlequin
a doll
Joshua Tuifua
Columbine
a doll
Jane Burn
Soldier
a doll
Yohei Sasaki
Vivandière
a doll
Laura Morera
St Nicholas Kenta Kura
Devil Antoine Jully
Devil Ivan Putrov
Act I scene 4 the Battle
The Mouse King Alastair Marriott
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 Miyako Yoshida
The Prince Johan Kobborg
Divertissements
Spanish Dance Vanessa Palmer
Spanish Dance Victor Alvarez
Spanish Dance Jaimie Tapper
Spanish Dance Julie Lack
Spanish Dance Peter Abegglen
Spanish Dance Hubert Essakow
Arabian Dance Chloe Davies
Arabian Dance Nigel Burley
Arabian Dance Joshua Tuifua
Arabian Dance Alastair Marriott
Chinese Dance Bennet Gartside
Chinese Dance Martin Harvey
Chinese Dance Antoine Jully
Chinese Dance Justin Meissner
Russian Dance Michael Stojko
Russian Dance Tom Sapsford
Dance of the Mirlitons Jane Burn
Dance of the Mirlitons Alina Cojocaru
Dance of the Mirlitons Laura Morera
Dance of the Mirlitons Marianela Nuñez
Waltz of the Flowers
Rose Fairy Nicola Tranah
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 Miyako Yoshida
Grand pas de deux Johan Kobborg
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
Durations: Act I: 49 minutes, Interval: 30 minutes, Act II: 46 minutes
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet for 28 December 1999 (in Royal Opera House Collections)