A more traditional and evocative pre-Christmas tradition you should look for a long time! You can now experience world-class dancers from the St. Petersburg Festival Ballet performing the audience favorite and family show Nøtteknekkeren, in Brattvåg!
The best adventure of classical ballet
Music: Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Choreography: M. Petipa and L. Ivanov Libretto by I. Vsevolozhsky and M. Petipa
Scenography and costumes by Vyacheslav Okunev (Mariinsky Theater, St. Petersburg)
A complete work of art!
The Nutcracker is one of the most popular ballets for over a century. Fantastic Tchaikovsky's music gives us a Christmas fairyland. Many ballet companies all over the world arrange the famous ballet every quarter of a year during the winter months. Both children and adults look forward to participating in a magical performance of The Nutcracker every holiday. The first performance of the ballet was held on December 18, 1892 at the Imperial Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg, Russia.
St. Petersburg festival ballet Artistic director Alexander Abaturov
Many of the artists in this fantastic ensemble are recruited from The Vaganova School in St. Petersburg, which embodies all the elements of classical ballet. The costumes and nature of the festival ballet mimic heritage and royal splendor from the past, while the unforgettable performances combine strict classical elegance with the modernity of the twenty-first century. The St.Petersburg Festival Ballet reflects the spirit, elegance and grace of the historic city from which it originates in combination with a truly regal splendor of sets and costumes by world-famous set designer and costume designer Vyacheslav Okunev (Bolshoi Theater, Mariinsky Theater, La Scala)
Over the last ten years, the St.Petersburg Festival Ballet has toured on the largest stages in Europe in countries such as Germany, Austria, Italy, Spain, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Poland, Iceland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Croatia, Slovakia. Outstanding soloists and dancers, fantastic scenography and costumes combined with fantastic lighting design and fantastic Tchaikovsky music, that's what the St. Petersburg Festival Ballet offers ballet lovers all over the world.
Lasts for about 2 hours, with a 20 min break.
- Last Updated: 04/28/2021
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Sat, November 6, 2021 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
St. Petersburg festivalballett - "NØTTEKNEKKEREN"
- November 6, 2021
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