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Ballet: The Nutcracker
20 Dec 2021 - 24 Dec 2021
St David's Hall, The Hayes, Cardiff CF10 1AHGoogle map
Performed by The Russian State Ballet & Orchestra of Siberia.
This most famous of fantasy ballets for all the family begins as night falls on Christmas Eve. As snowflakes fall outside, the warm glow of the open fire sends flickering shadows across the boughs of the Christmas tree and all the presents beneath. When midnight strikes we are swept away to a fairy-tale world where nothing is quite as it seems, toy dolls spring to life literally off the set, the Mouse-king and his mouse-army battle with the Nutcracker Prince and we travel through the Land of Snow to an enchanted place where the magic really begins…
The critics said…
‘…the scenery turned the stage into a winter wonderland’