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The Nutcracker - 10 January 2000 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Alexander Polishchuck
Leader Aubrey Murphy
Choir Director Patrick Russill
Cast
Herr Drosselmeyer Ashley Page
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
Christopher Saunders
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
Mara Galeazzi
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 I 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 Iñaki Urlezaga
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 Maurice Vodegel-Matzen
Chinese Dance Giacomo Ciriaci
Chinese Dance Bennet Gartside
Chinese Dance Martin Harvey
Chinese Dance Justin Meissner
Russian Dance Michael Stojko
Russian Dance Tom Sapsford
Dance of the Mirlitons Naomi Reynolds
Dance of the Mirlitons Alina Cojocaru
Dance of the Mirlitons Mayuko Maeda
Dance of the Mirlitons Leana Palmer
Waltz of the Flowers
Rose Fairy Rachel Rawlins
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 Laura Morera
Leading Flower Jane Burn
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: 51 minutes, Interval: 35 minutes, Act II: 49 minutes
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet for 10 January 2000 (in Royal Opera House Collections)