The Nutcracker (Visual Album) on Apple Music
Peter Wright’s 2018 timeless and enchanting interpretation of The Nutcracker launching as a Visual Album on Apple Music on 6 December.
Marianela Nuñez as Sugar Plum Fairy & Vadim Muntagirov as her Prince © Royal Opera House
Anna Rose O'Sullivan as Clara © Royal Opera House
Peter Wright’s timeless and enchanting interpretation of The Nutcracker has been in The Royal Ballet’s repertory for over thirty years. Presented in a festive period setting, this charming and magical production features Marianela Nuñez as the exquisite Sugar Plum Fairy and Vadim Muntagirov as her charming Prince. Vivid designs and spellbinding stage effects which include authentic Christmas tree decorations that magically come to life, and Tchaikovsky’s sumptuous, iconic score combine to create the quintessential Christmas ballet – an opulent treat for the senses for audiences of all ages. Filmed in High Definition and recorded in true surround sound. Released on 6 December as a Visual Album for streaming on Apple Music.
Recording date December 2018
Recording location The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Duration 107 minutes
Director Ross MacGibbon
Choreography by Peter Wright
Dance Company The Royal Ballet
Conductor Barry Wordsworth
Light Design Mark Henderson
Sets Julia Trevelyan Oman
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