St Albans Nutcracker

November 19th 2019
By: Melanie Hollidge
St Albans Nutcracker

Make sure you don’t miss the St Albans Nutcracker. The ballet coming to the Alban Arena, Civic Centre, St Albans, AL2 2DS on Saturday 23rd November 2019 at 2.30 pm is a particularly special traditional Christmas event.

The Nutcracker is one of the most famous classical ballets of all time and it allows you to be swept away on a magical adventure. The combination of enchanting choreography and unforgettable music makes this fabulous ballet a Christmas treat like no other. The ballet is set to Tchaikovsky's sumptuous score and tells the tale of Clara and her enchanted nutcracker doll. Their adventures see Clara and the Nutcracker combat the Mouse King and join the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier on a wonderful journey through the glistening Land of Snow to a kingdom made entirely of sweets. 

The St Albans Nutcracker will be performed by the Vienna Festival Ballet. The Vienna Festival Ballet takes high-quality productions of classical ballet to audiences around the world. The VFB gave its first performance in Brighton, in May 1980. This was followed by an extended European tour the UK, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Belgium. Since that time the company has gone from strength to strength. The popularity of the VFB has been endorsed by the fact that they are invited back to venues again and again. The repertoire includes Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Coppelia, Giselle, La Sylphide, Rhapsody In Blue, Snow White, Othello, An American in Paris and Tales From The Vienna Woods.

Their production of the St Albans Nutcracker promises to delight audiences of all ages, the got four stars from Whats on Stage. It’s “A truly spellbinding performance!” says Burnley Express .“A perfect evening’s entertainment for you and your family” says Welwyn & Hatfield Times. Tickets: £24.50, £21.50 (conc), £16.50 (U16)**A transaction fee of £1.25 per ticket is charged for online purchases.

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