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Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker (Royal Ballet)

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2009 performance filmed live at the Royal Opera House
Certificate: N/A
Running Time: 127 mins
Retail Price: £24.99
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Content Type: Musical Recording

This all-time ballet favourite, in which young Clara is swept into a fantasy adventure when one of her Christmas presents comes to life, is at its most enchanting in Peter Wright's glorious production - as fresh as ever in its 25th year. Tchaikovsky's ravishing score, period designs by Julia Trevelyan Oman (including an ingenious magical Christmas tree), an exquisite Sugar Plum Fairy (Miyako Yoshida) and chivalrous Prince (Steven McRae), the mysterious Drosselmeyer (Gary Avis) and vibrant dancing by The Royal Ballet make for a captivating performance. Filmed in High Definition and recorded in true surround sound.

The Sugar Plum Fairy: Miyako Yoshida

Nephew/Nutcracker: Ricardo Cervera/Steven McRae

The Prince: Steven McRae

Drosselmeyer: Gary Avis

The Royal Ballet
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Conductor: Koen Kessels

Director: Peter Wright
Choreography: Peter Wright after Lev Ivanov
Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Special Features:
Cast gallery
Rehearsing at White Lodge
Peter Wright tells the story of the Nutcracker

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Video Tracks:
16:9 Anamorphic

Audio Tracks:
DTS 5.1
LPCM 2.0

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