NUTCRACKER

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  • Ballet
Hermitage Theater / Main hall
Address: Russia, Saint-Petersburg, Dvortsovaya emb., 34

Duration: 02:30
Intermission: -

Tickets are sold in the city's box office

Music by P. I. Tchaikovsky Libretto by Marius Petipa based on the fairy tale by E. Hoffmann, revised by Vasily Vainonen

Choreography by Vasily Vainonen

Scenography and costumes by Vladimir Firer and Alexander Khramtsov Lighting Designers Honored Worker of Culture of Russia Evgeny Ganzburg The performance will be accompanied by a symphony orchestra.

St. Petersburg State Academic Ballet Theater named after Leonid Yakobson under the direction of Honored Artist of Russia Andrian Fadeev is a unique artistic group, which is a pearl not only of St. Petersburg and Russia, but of the entire world cultural space.

The theater is proud of its 50-year history and honorably bears the name of an outstanding Russian choreographer of the 20th century. Today, the St. Petersburg State Academic Ballet Theater named after Leonid Yakobson occupies an important place among the strongest ballet companies in the country; p> The fairy-tale extravaganza "The Nutcracker" has long been associated by viewers around the world with the magic of Christmas and New Year's holidays. However, in any season, the ballet gathers millions of admirers of the work of P.I. Tchaikovsky and the great choreographer Marius Petipa, to whose community we owe the appearance of the famous ballet.

It was based on the German fairy tale E.T.A. Hoffmann's "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" about the triumph of love over the forces of evil. Choreographer Vasily Vainonen, who created his version of The Nutcracker, came up with an ideal performance for children, which adults also enjoy watching. The magical music of P.I. Tchaikovsky, the subtle psychologism and bright theatricality of the stage direction, the picturesque costumes and the dance numbers, amazing in their originality, performed by virtuoso dancers make this production one of the most beloved and anticipated spectacles of the theatrical season. In addition, according to German legend, nutcrackers bring good luck and protect the house.

St. Petersburg State Academic Ballet Theater named after Leonid Yakobson under the direction of Honored Artist of Russia Andrian Fadeev is a unique artistic group, which is a pearl not only of St. Petersburg and Russia, but of the entire world cultural space. The theater is proud of its 50-year history and honorably bears the name of an outstanding Russian choreographer of the 20th century. Today, the St. Petersburg State Academic Ballet Theater named after Leonid Yakobson occupies an important place among the strongest ballet companies in the country; p>

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