Ballet Theater of Classical Choreography “La Classique” under the direction of Elik Melikov presents the most beautiful Christmas fairy tale - ballet in 2 acts “The Nutcracker”.
Music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky.
Libretto by Yuri Grigorovich based on the tale of the same name by Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann (using the motifs of the script by Marius Petipa).
Choreography by Vasily Vainonen as amended by Valery Kovtun.
The famous story of the great Russian classic is one of the most recognizable works of the world repertoire.
The Nutcracker has attracted the attention of viewers on all continents for over a hundred years.
Despite the fact that the plot is a children's fairy tale, not one adult will refuse to plunge into the atmosphere of magic and fantasy! Especially, if one of the best dance groups on stage is the Ballet Theater of Classical Choography “La Classique” under the direction of Elik Melikov.
Even with the metropolitan public spoiled by the ballet, this production in classical performance enjoys unchanged success, and even in the incredible scenery that the theater offers. They feel the hand of the master, Elik Melikov - academic artist, working for the most famous theaters - from the Bolshoi to the Royal Ballet of Denmark and the Boston Ballet Theater. And last year, the troupe had a long tour in Australia-New Zealand and Italy, where it was enthusiastically accepted not only by the public, but also by ballet critics.
In The Nutcracker, the directors managed to combine fascinating music and the mystery of the plot with stunning choreography, gorgeous decorations and costumes. The mystical and deeply symbolic story of the battle between good and evil from the first minutes draws New Year wonders, beauty and harmony into the fairy-tale world, visibly embodying what is happening on stage — all this makes Nutcracker an immortal classic!