Damian Smith, Elizabeth Powell, Davit Karapetyan, DAvid Arce, Yuan Yuan Tan, Pierre-Francois Vilanoba, Vanessa Zahorian, and Maria Kochetkova perform in this San Francisco Ballet production of the Tchaikovsky ballet conducted by Martin West and choreographed by Helgi Tomasson.
Damian Smith,Elizabeth Powell,San Francisco Ballet
This visually stunning, all-new production of Nutcracker, choreographed by Helgi Tomasson (artistic director of the San Francisco Ballet) is a graceful and timeless adventure on a grand scale. The scenic design by Michael Yeargan, setting the tale at the time of the 1915 San Francisco World Fair, is sensational. From the lovely Waltz of the Flowers to the crystalline beauty of the stunning Snowflake Waltz, each scene is more breathtaking than the last, bringing to life all the well-known and beloved characters with fresh sparkle and compelling originality. Recorded in High Definition video and true surround sound, this age-transcending production offers a dazzling magical journey which has received critical acclaim throughout the world.