Christmas’ NCPA-Pathé Live (Paris) Presentation
On Christmas Eve, Marie is given a wooden nutcracker as a present. At midnight, the nutcracker transforms into a prince and saves Marie from the mouse king and his army. The Bolshoi’s version of The Nutcracker has a unique and beautiful sense of romance and philosophy, which is performed by the courageous Denis Rodkin and the angelic Anna Nikulina.
Music is by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography is by Yuri Grigorovich
Cast: The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists & Corps de Ballet