NUTCRACKER, Waltz Of The Flowers (Tchaikovsky). / O QUEBRA-NOZES, Valsa das Fore
The Nutcracker (Russian: Щелкунчик, Shchelkunchik) is a two-act ballet, originally choreographed by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov with a score by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. The libretto is adapted from E.T.A. Hoffmann's story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King". It was given its première at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg on Friday, December 18th, 1892, on a double-bill with Tchaikovsky's opera, Iolanta.
The Mariinsky Ballet is a classical ballet company based at the Mariinsky Theatre i
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