Nutcracker Live At The War Memorial Opera House San Fran 07
This visually stunning, all-new production of Nutcracker,
choreographed by Helgi Tomasson (artistic director of the San
Francisco Ballet) is a graceful and timeless adventure on a grand
scale. The scenic design by Michael Yeargan, setting the tale at
the time of the 1915 San Francisco World Fair, is sensational.
From the lovely Waltz of the Flowers to the crystalline beauty of
the stunning Snowflake Waltz, each scene is more breathtaking
than the last, bringing to life all the well-known and beloved
characters with fresh sparkle and compelling originality.
Recorded in High Definition video and true surround sound,
this age-transcending production offers a dazzling magical
journey which is garnering critical acclaim throughout the world.
Uncle Drosselmeyer: Damian Smith
Clara: Elizabeth Powell
The Nutcracker Prince: Davit Karapetyan
King of the Mice: David Arce
Queen of Snow: Yuan Yuan Tan
King of Snow: Pierre-François Vilanoba
Sugar Plum Fairy: Vanessa Zahorian
San Francisco Ballet
San Francisco Ballet Orchestra
Conductor: Martin West
Choreographer: Helgi Tomasson
Illustrated synopsis & cast gallery.
Interviews with Helgi Tomasson, Michael Yeargan and Martin
Documentary: 1915 World's Fair.
Recorded live at the War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco,
California, on 19th & 20th December 2007.
Adverts in Gramophone, Classic fM and BBC Music Magazine.
‘The opulent new version of the seasonal classic, launched spectacularly
by the San Francisco Ballet, is every parent’s dream of a holiday treat.
It looks scrumptious, tastes delicious, offers substantial nourishment
and won’t cause cavities.’ San Francisco Examiner
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