On Christmas Eve, Clara‘s eccentric Uncle Drosselmeier gives her a nutcracker. In her dream it is turned into a prince, who takes her on a fantastic journey to the land of the Sugar-Plum Fairy.
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
Conductor: Ernest AnsermetRecording: Decca 1958
Premiere: 1978New staging: December 26, 2017
The puppets and the equipment were made in the workshops of the Salzburg Marionette Theatre.