imagesThe Nutcracker : a ballet in two acts, is the next program in the Music and Dance on Film series, and the first of two special Christmas screenings.  It will be held on Wednesday November 10 in Arts.  This is Mikhail Baryshnikov’s magical, critically acclaimed production of a ballet classic for the festive season.

Kultur Video, 2004

Kultur Video, 2004

It features Mikhail Baryshnikov as the toy Nutcracker-turned Prince, Gelsey Kirkland as Clara and artists of The American Ballet Theatre.  Music is by Tchaikovsky, performed by The National Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Kenneth Schermerhorn.  Choreography is also by Baryshnikov, in his initial and much celebrated choreographic effort. 

The screening commences at 12.00 and concludes at 1.20 pm (approx).  It will be held in the Arts Listening-Viewing Room.  Enter via the Arts Reading Room and Audio-Visual Centre (from Trescowthick Information Centre). Admission is free.


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