Nutcracker by Kiev National Ballet at Paris Théâtre des Champs-Elysées

Published by Laura B. · Published on 18 December 2018 at 17h19
Famous ballet “Nutcracker” by Marius Petipa with a music by Tchaikovsky will be performed at Paris Théâtre des Champs-Elysées for the Holidays by the Kiev National Ballet.

From December 23 to January 6, for the Holidays, dancers from the Kiev National Ballet will give 16 performances of “Nutcracker” the famous ballet by Marius Petipa at Paris Théâtre des Champs-Elysées.

Nutcracker” which score has been written by Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky in 1891/1892 mixes love, tenderness and poetry through the frozen dreams of a young girl. Moving to adulthood, she feels her feelings awake. This marvelous tale tells in two acts her dreams coming to life through choreographies.

The version performed these Holidays by the Kiev Ballet has been choreographed by Valeriy Kovtun based on the original version created by French Marius Petipa.

With “Nutcracker”, prestigious Kiev National Ballet managed by Aniko Rekhviashvili is back in Paris where it hasn’t performed since 1964.

Created in 1867, Ukraine National Opera has just celebrated its 150th anniversary. Since then, it professionalized and currently includes 150 dancers performing 16 times a month at the Kiev National Ballet. Its repertoire currently includes 24 ballets and it’s one of the most complete in the world.

If you fancy some magic and wonder for the Holidays, the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées thinks of you with “Nutcracker”.

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From 23 December 2018 to 6 January 2019



    15 Avenue Montaigne
    75008 Paris 8

    Catégorie 4: €40.7
    Catégorie 3: €63.8
    Catégorie 2: €82.5
    Catégorie 1: €97.9

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    More informations
    Représentation à 15h dimanche 23/12, lundi 24/12, samedi 29/12,dimanche 30/12, samedi 5/01, dimanche 6/01
    Représentation à 20h : mercredi 26/12, jeudi 27/12, vendredi 28/12, samedi 29/12, lundi 31/12, mercredi 2/01, jeudi 3/01, vendredi 4/01, samedi 5/01, dimanche 6/01.

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