Casse noisette / The Nutcraker (2h35min, 2 acts)
Ballet, Piotr Ilitch Tchaïkovsky
It is Christmas Eve. Family and friends have gathered in the parlor to decorate the beautiful Christmas tree in preparation for the party. Once the tree is finished, the children are sent for. They stand in awe of the tree sparkling with candles and decorations. The party begins. A march is played. Presents are given out to the children. Suddenly, as the owl-topped grandmother clock strikes eight, a mysterious figure enters the room…
Les Ballets de l'Opéra de Paris reinvents un grand classique.