George Balanchine's The Nutcracker

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Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
35 N Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012

MIAMI CITY BALLETA
MUSIC CENTER
Co-Commission
WORLD PREMIERE IVE ORCHESTRA
 
 

George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker

December 7 - 10 | 2017

Delight in the storybook holiday fairytale that captures the spirit of the season through the magic of a child’s imagination. It is Christmas Eve. A blanket of snow covers the ground, a bright Christmas star glows in the sky, and Marie and her Nutcracker Prince are about to embark on an unexpected journey to a winter wonderland of enchantment! The Music Center brings back a holiday tradition to Los Angeles with a world premiere of the new George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® by Miami City Ballet. The holiday classic, with Balanchine’s iconic choreography, features all-new sets and costumes by Cuban-American artist/designer power couple Isabel and Ruben Toledo. Strengthening The Music Center’s ties with L.A.-based artists, performances will include, for the first time, student dancers from two L.A. arts academies — The Colburn School and The Gabriella Foundation’s everybody dance! — while the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus will provide live vocals. A live orchestra will play Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky’s timeless score. 

Make Dance at The Music Center part of your holiday traditions. The new George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® is the perfect winter celebration for the entire family.


 December 7 | 6:30 p.m.*
December 8 | 7:30 p.m.
December 9 | 2:00 p.m.
December 9 | 7:30 p.m.
December 10 | 12:00 p.m.
December 10 | 4:00 p.m.
 
 
*The December 7, 2017 performance is part of The Music Center’s Winter Soirée.


 

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