The Mariinsky Ballet | The Nutcracker DVD
Having a snow day or two ? Then this DVD, released in December 2012, will keep you entertained until you can’t avoid going out any longer!
The Mariinsky Ballet’s The Nutcracker, danced by Alina Somova and Vladimir Shklyarov, with Alexandra Korshunova as Masha and Fyodor Lopukov as Drosselmeyer was filmed live from the Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg, in high definition. 103 minutes of magic and mayhem.
It’s beautifully filmed, and tells the well-known story of the Stahlbaum’s party, the magic of Drosselmeyer, the dance of the mechanical toys, the battle, the Land of Snow, the Waltz of the Snowflakes and on into the Kingdom of the Sweets.