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The Nutcracker

Nacho Duato

Libretto by Marius Petipa after the fairytale by E. T. A. Hoffmann revised by Nacho Duato


Ballet Company and Orchestra of the Teatro alla Scala

Treble Voices Chorus of the Teatro alla Scala Academy

New Teatro alla Scala Production


From 18 December 2014 to 18 January 2015

Running Time: 2 hours 10 minutes intermission included

Notes on the performancesOpen 
The most Christmassy of the classics in the repertoire, The Nutcracker will light up the holidays with the charm of a dreamy fairy tale, which opens the new Ballet Season at La Scala with the harmonious grace of Tchaikovsky’s score; multi-faceted, versatile and rich in colour, the enchantment of the snowflakes, a poetic world of gentle nostalgia for childhood that transforms into the anxieties of adolescence. On the podium, a great interpreter of the Russian repertoire, Vladimir Fedoseyev. On stage Roberto Bolle and Maria Eichwald.


Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Nacho Duato
Vladimir Fedoseyev
Sets and costumes
Jérôme Kaplan


Roberto Bolle
(18, 19s Dic., 4 Gen.)

Guest artist 

Maria Eichwald
(18, 19s Dic., 4 Gen.)
Teatro alla Scala