The Nutcracker - Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg - December, 2012 – Iconic Arts
The Nutcracker - Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg - December, 2012

The Nutcracker - Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg - December, 2012

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Title: The Nutcracker
Composer: Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
Date: December, 2012
Location: Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg, Russia
Language: Original
Subtitles: English
Media Download Available: Digital Video (DVD)
Quality: Superb(High Definition)/Professional

Details: The Nutcracker, Tchaikovsky‘s eternal classic, in the choreography by Vasily Vainonen, is a colorful and sensuous dance production; dance in the highest perfection and mastery. The performance creates spectacular images of this great ballet production for the viewer, and promises to be a breathtaking experience.


Valery Gergiev - conductor
Vasily Vainonen - choreography
Benjamin Tyrrell - stage and costumes

Cast 

  • Masha the Princess: Alina Somova
  • The Nutcracker Prince: Vladimir Shklyarov
  • Masha: Alexandra Korshunova
  • Stahlbaum: Vladimir Ponomaryov
  • His wife: Alexandra Gronskaya
  • Luisa: Alena Mashintseva
  • Franz: Pavel Miheyev
  • Drosselmeyer: Fyodor Lopukhov
  • The Grandmother: Lira Khuslamova
  • The Grandfather: Stanislav Burov
  • The Nanny: Valeria Karpina
  • The Nutcracker: Pavel Miheyev
  • Clown: Konstantin Ivkin
  • Doll: Yana Selina
  • Blackamoor: Alexei Popov
  • The Mouse King: Soslan Kulaev


Waltz of the Snowflakes (Act II): Valeria Martynyuk, Yana Selina and artists of the ballet
Elegant Ladies and Gentlemen: Viktoria Brilyova, Ksenia Dubrovina, Boris Zhurilov, Konstantin Zverev

Mariinsky Theatre Children´s Chorus 
Chorus Coach: Dmitry Ralko

0:00 Act I
29:39 Act II
52:08 (Prelude to) Act III
Dances in Act III:
55:58 Spanish Dance
1:02:29 Eastern Dance
1:07:12 Chinese Dance
1:08:36 Trepak (Russian Dance)
1:09:59 Pas de trois (Dance of the reed pipes)
1:13:38 Waltz of the Flowers
1:21:05 Pas de deux - Intrada
1:27:57 Pas de deux - Tarantella
1:29:05 Pas de deux - Dance of the sugar plum fairy
1:31:31 Pas de deux - Coda
1:33:32 Final Waltz and Apotheosis