The Nutcracker

Piotr Iľjič Čajkovskij

The Nutcracker


Ballet fairy-tale

The new SND building, Opera and Ballet hall
The melodicity and dreaminess of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker earned the ballet an attribute 'childhood symphony'. Along with Swan Lake and The Sleeping Beauty it is the chef d’oeuvre of global ballet repertoire. The Nutcracker, as the best-known Christmas story, came on stage the SND eight years ago. The choreographers Rafael Avnikyan and Jozef Dolinský based their piece on the traditional version of the Vasili Vainonen choreography. In the eight years, The Nutcracker drew in thousands of spectators. The production features SND Ballet soloists and pupils form The Eva Jaczová Dance Conservatory.
Running time: 1 hour 50 minutes with one interval
Première November 29, 2013 in the historic SND building
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Mášenka Izabela Bartíková (Conservatory Student) Nadja Majzlan (Conservatory Student) Lara Čalfová (Conservatory Student) Dominika Šabíková (Conservatory Student)
Franz Tomáš Horňanský (Conservatory Student) Hordii Skopintsev (Conservatory Student) Lukáš Malovec (Conservatory Student)
Nutcracker Anatolii Skopintsev (Conservatory Student) Jakub Kubala (Conservatory Student)
Pastorale Ema Korbeľová (Conservatory Student) Anatolii Skopintsev (Conservatory Student) Jakub Kubala (Conservatory Student) Ema Štoffanová (Conservatory Student) Mária Benkovská (Conservatory Student) Lara Čalfová (Conservatory Student)