The Nutcracker Suite
Megaron Mousikis |


The Nutcracker Ballet is based on the book called “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” written by E.T.A. Hoffman. 

In 1891, the legendary choreographer Marius Petipa commissioned Tchaikovsky to write the music for the Nutcracker Ballet.

In 1892, the first showing of the Nutcracker took place at the Mariinsky Theatre of Russia, home of the Kirov Ballet.

The Nutcracker made its way to Western Europe in the 1930’s and to America by 1940, performed by Ballet Russe. The first American full length Nutcracker was performed by the San Francisco Ballet, choreographed by W. Christensen. The Nutcracker has since become an annual Holiday tradition.

The Nutcracker Suite – Featuring the Stars of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia and the Bolshoi Ballet Academy

-The Nutcracker, a ballet in two acts

Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Libretto: Marius Petipa
Choreography: Vasiliy Vainonen
Sets – Costumes: Anna & Anatoliy Nezhnye

Stars-Soloists of the Bolshoi Theatre
Dancers of the Bolshoi Ballet Academy
Corps de ballet of the Bolshoi Ballet

Ticket prices: € 25.00 – 40.00 – 50.00 – 65.00
Students-Children: 50% discount on each respective zone price

22/12 at 16:00 & 20:00

23/12 at 16:00 & 20:00

25/12 at 20:00

26, 27, 28, 29/12 at 16:00 & 20:00

megaro mousikis

Vas. Sofias & Kokkali str

nearest metro station: megaro mousikis

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