Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

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Overview

Duration: 1 hour 35 minutes (intermission after the first act)
Two-act ballet adapted from E. T. A. Hoffmann’s tale "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King"
First Performance: Saint Petersburg, December 18, 1892
Summary in German and English
Dates
Abstract

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.

Cast

Production: 1978: Klaus Gmeiner, 2017: Philippe Brunner / Michaela Obermayr / Johannes Stepanek
Choreographie: 1978: Leonard Salaz / Sylvia Wenschau, 2017: Johannes Stepanek
Stage setting: Günther Schneider-Siemssen
Costumes: Marie Luise Walek
Sculptor: Josef Magnus
Light: Alexander Proschek / Philippe Brunner
Sound: Alexander Proschek
Puppeteers: Philippe Brunner, Anne-Lise Droin, Pierre Droin, Vladimir Fediakov, Edouard Funck, Max Kiener, Marion Mayer, Emanuel Paulus, Eva Wiener, Ursula Winzer

Additional
information

Orchestre de la Suisse Romande

Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
Recording:
Decca 1958

Premiere: 1978
New staging:
December 26, 2017

The puppets and the equipment were made in the workshops of the Salzburg Marionette Theatre.

Dates

Su,  15.12.2024 | 16:00
The Nutcracker Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
with intermission 1 hour 35 minutes (intermission after the first act)
Sa,  21.12.2024 | 19:30
The Nutcracker Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
with intermission 1 hour 35 minutes (intermission after the first act)
Th,  26.12.2024 | 19:30
The Nutcracker Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
with intermission 1 hour 35 minutes (intermission after the first act)
Fr,  27.12.2024 | 16:00
The Nutcracker Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
with intermission 1 hour 35 minutes (intermission after the first act)
Su,  29.12.2024 | 16:00
The Nutcracker Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
with intermission 1 hour 35 minutes (intermission after the first act)
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