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Matthew Bourne's "Nutcracker!" / Sadler's Wells

Tchaikovsky / Ward / Dancers Of Sadler Wells
Release Date: 09/27/2005 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 2263  
Composer:  Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Matthew Bourne's stunning production of Nutcracker! broke all box office records during its season at Sadler's Wells and subsequent national tour.
This delicious production is full of his trademarkstyle, wit, pathos and theatrical magic. Nutcracker! follows Clara's journey from a bleak Christmas Eve at Dr. Dross' orphanage, through a shimmering wonderland to the spectacular candy folk of sweetieland.

Tchaikovsky's much-loved score and and Olivier award winning designer Anthony Ward's stunning sets and costumes are combined with sizzling choreography. Promising a fresh serving of the traditional Christmas fare, Matthew Bourne's "Nutcracker" is a delighful feast for all of the family.
Read more /> Matthew Bourne has achieved worldwide artistic and popular success with his imaginative new versions of classical ballets such as Swan Lake, Cinderella, and The Car Man.
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Works on This Recording

Nutcracker, Op. 71 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 

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