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The Nutcracker - 27 December 2006 Evening 7.00pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Benjamin Pope
Associate Concert Master Sergey Levitin
Herr Drosselmeyer William Tuckett
his God-daughter
Emma Maguire
Hans-Peter/The Nutcracker
his nephew
Paul Kay
Scene 1: Drosselmeyer's workshop - early evening
Drosselmeyer's Assistant Ludovic Ondiviela
Scene 2: Street outside the Stahlbaums' house
Maiden Aunt Diane Holland
Maiden Aunt Susan Nye
Housekeeper Romayne Grigorova
Scene 3: The Stahlbaums' living room
Dr Stahlbaum
Clara's father
David Pickering
Mrs Stahlbaum
Clara's mother
Christina Arestis
her brother
Sebastian Newsam
Clara's Partner Giacomo Ciriaci
Grandmother Kristen McNally
Grandfather Philip Mosley
Dancing Mistress Gillian Revie
Captain Gary Avis
a doll
Michael Stojko
a doll
Natasha Oughtred
a doll
Zachary Faruque
a doll
Samantha Raine
St Nicholas Vito Mazzeo
Devil Fernando Montaño
Devil James Wilkie
Scene 4: The Battle
The Mouse King Gary Avis
Scene 5: The Land of Snow
Snowflakes Artists of The Royal Ballet
Snowflakes Students of The Royal Ballet School (Upper School)
Scene 1: The journey to the Kingdom of Sweets
Scene 2: The Sugar Garden of the Palace
The Sugar Plum Fairy Mara Galeazzi
The Prince David Makhateli
Spanish Dance Christina Arestis
Spanish Dance David Pickering
Spanish Dance Laura McCulloch
Spanish Dance Joshua Tuifua
Spanish Dance Cindy Jourdain
Spanish Dance Henry St Clair
Arabian Dance Vanessa Fenton
Arabian Dance Gary Avis
Arabian Dance Valeri Hristov
Arabian Dance Eric Underwood
Chinese Dance Erico Montes
Chinese Dance Liam Scarlett
Chinese Dance Jonathan Watkins
Chinese Dance James Wilkie
Russian Dance Steven McRae
Russian Dance Ludovic Ondiviela
Dance of the Mirlitons Yuhui Choe
Dance of the Mirlitons Victoria Hewitt
Dance of the Mirlitons Iohna Loots
Dance of the Mirlitons Sabina Westcombe
Waltz of the Flowers
Rose Fairy Alexandra Ansanelli
Her Escort Zachary Faruque
Her Escort Ernst Meisner
Her Escort Johannes Stepanek
Her Escort Ryoichi Hirano
Leading Flower Helen Crawford
Leading Flower Christina Elida Salerno
Leading Flower Sian Murphy
Leading Flower Samantha Raine
Flowers, Cavaliers Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Mara Galeazzi
Grand pas de deux David Makhateli
Finale Entire Cast
Scene 3: Street outside the Stahlbaums' house
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
Notes: Performance dedicated to Sir Peter Wright in celebration of his 80th birthday.
Durations: Act I: 7.05-7.54pm, Act II: 8.24-9.12pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet and stage manager's report for 27 December 2006 (in Royal Opera House Collections)