At the beginning of 2019, Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet The Nutcracker will be performed by the Crown of the Russian Ballet Theater on the stage of MosConcert Hall.
The magic ballet by Tchaikovsky is based on the kindest Christmassy fairy tale about the brave girl Masha, the bewitched Prince the Nutcracker and the evil Mouse King. Hoffmann’s mysterious story about the eternal confrontation between good and evil and the victory of love plunges the audience of all ages into the magical world of childhood, filled with genuine miracles.
The most magical and New Yearly work by Tchaikovsky is known throughout the world as The Nutcracker ballet. Often, in classical operas or ballets, there are one or two well-known episodes that make this work impressive and memorable for the public. You cannot say the same about The Nutcracker, because this ballet is entirely made up of such hits! This is one of the most recognizable ballets in the world.
Wonderful costumes, colorful scenery and enchanting music by Tchaikovsky will create a fabulous New Year's atmosphere. The Nutcracker is a very Christmassy tale, kind and insightful. Naturally, children love to see fabulous battles of domestic mice against dolls that have come to life under the Christmas tree... But more than that, it is a humanistic story about the hopes of the young, the foretaste of the first love, and readiness to fight for it and win over evil powers. The subjects of love and courage, self-sacrifice and the struggle between good and evil are brought up.
The Nutcracker ballet is loved all over the world. The mysteriousness of Hoffmann's story is mesmerizing and makes the audience empathize and feel for the heroes.
Every new year there are thousands of new fans of Tchaikovsky's music and its choreographic implementation. Every new stage production version of The Nutcracker adds new touches to already known characters and images.
This time, the Crown of Russian Ballet Theater offers its version of the all-favorite ballet. Performed by the troupe of The Crown of the Russian Ballet, this tale has gained new colors, with the choreography of Vasily Vaynonen retained. Especially beautiful are the "Waltz of the Flowers", "Dancing Dolls", and "The Final Duet of the Main Characters".
The Moscow Theater “Crown of the Russian Ballet” was established in 1997. The ballet troupe consists of graduates of the best choreographic schools in Russia. The theater successfully performs on Russian and foreign stages, participates in charity events.
Where: MosConcert Hall at the address 33/12, Kalanchevskaya Street, next to Komsomolskaya metro station, Moscow.
When: January 26, February 17, March 17 and April 14, 2019.
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Author: Vera Ivanova