Join Clara at a delightful Christmas Eve party that becomes a magical adventure once everyone else is tucked up in bed. Marvel at the brilliance of Tchaikovsky’s score, as Clara and her enchanted Nutcracker fight the Mouse King and visit the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Prince in the glittering Kingdom of Sweets.
Peter Wright’s much-loved production for The Royal Ballet, with gorgeous period designs by Julia Trevelyan Oman, keeps true to the spirit of this festive ballet classic, combining the thrill of the fairy tale with spectacular classical dancing.
Live performance at the Royal Opera House, recorded on Thursday 8 December 2022.
Encore, on-screen Broadcast on Sunday Dec 11th at 2pm.
The Sugar Plam Fairy: Fumi Kaneko Her Prince: William Bracewell
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Tickets - £16.50 or concessions £14.50. Booking fee per transaction - £1 on line or telephone bookings, 50p at the Box Office.