TCHAIKOVSKY, P.I.: Nutcracker (The) (San Francisco Ballet, 2007)


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The Nutcracker, Op. 71
Ballet Company: San Francisco Ballet
Choreographer: Tomasson, Helgi
Original Choreographer: Petipa, Marius

Chinese Man: Blanc, Nicolas
Grand Pas de Deux Ballerina: Kochetkova, Maria
Mouse King: Arce, David
Nutcracker Prince: Karapetyan, Davit
Snow Queen: Tan, Yuan Yuan
Sugar Plum Fairy: Zahorian, Vanessa
Uncle Drosselmeyer: Smith, Damian

Corps de Ballet: San Francisco Ballet
Conductor: West, Martin
Television Director: Diamond, Matthew
Lighting Designer: Ingalls, James F.
Set/Stage Designer: Yeargan, Michael
Costume Designer: Pakledinaz, Martin

Date of Concert: 21-12-2007
Venue: War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco
Playing Time: 02:12:00
Catalogue Number: OA1002D
UPC: 809478010029

This visually stunning, all-new production of Nutcracker, choreographed by Helgi Tomasson (artistic director of the San Francisco Ballet) is a graceful and timeless adventure on a grand scale. The scenic design by Michael Yeargan, setting the tale at the time of the 1915 San Francisco World Fair, is sensational. From the lovely Waltz of the Flowers to the crystalline beauty of the stunning Snowflake Waltz, each scene is more breathtaking than the last, bringing to life all the well-known and beloved characters with fresh sparkle and compelling originality. This age-transcending production offers a dazzling magical journey which has received critical acclaim throughout the world.

Bonus features:

- Illustrated Synopsis.

- Interviews with Helgi Tomasson, Michael Yeargan and Martin Pakledinaz.

- Documentary: 1915 World's Fair.

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