The Nutcracker

Daniel Barenboim, conductor
Marius Petipa / Patrice Bart, choreography
Luisa Spinatelli, set designs, costumes 
Maurizio Montobbio, lighting

Nadja Saidakova 
Olivier Matz 
Vladimir Malakhov 
Béatrice Knop 
Viara Natcheva 
Törsten Händler 
Barbara Schroeder 
Kira Kirillova 
Steffen Neumann

Soloists and Ballet of the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin

Staatskapelle Berlin

TV Director: Alexandre Tarta
Recorded at the Staatsoper Berlin (Germany) 
© Bel Air Media / ZDF / Arte / NHK / VTHR / MUZZIK – 1999

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In this 1999 production, Daniel Barenboim directs the orchestra of the Staatskapelle Berlinproduced. Patrice Bart reinvents the choreography of Marius Petipa especially for the selected soloists and the corps de ballet of the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin!

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The Nutcracker, Op. 71

The Nutcracker is a ballet in two acts, composed by Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky on a libretto adapted from E. T. A. Hoffmann's The Nutcracker and the Mouse King. It was premiered in 1892 in Saint Petersburg, on a double-bill with Tchaikovsky's opera, Iolanta.   Following the success…

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