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Nutcracker for Kids

Saturday, December 04 2021

Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

Concert Timings:
December 4, 2021, 11:30 am

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Visions of sugarplums and beautiful ballerinas will dance in your head after seeing Tchaikovsky’s delightful Christmas ballet, performed in a condensed 45-minute version created just for kids. This annual favorite finishes with a jolly visit from Santa himself!

Audience Advisory:
All ticket holders must wear a mask AND provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of performance. Learn more.

Live Stream:
The 11:30 a.m. performance will be live-streamed and will be available to ticket holders of both performances for online viewing for 30 days.

TCHAIKOVSKY: Selections from The Nutcracker
The Christmas Tree & March
Arrival of Drosselmeyer
Clara’s Gift
The Battle
A Pine Forest in Winter (Journey through the Snow)
- The Spanish Dance (Chocolate)
- The Russian Dance (Candy Canes)
Dance of the Reed Flutes
Waltz of the Flowers
Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
Final Waltz and Grand Finale

RICHMAN: Hannukkah Festival Overture
ANDERSON: Sleigh Ride

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Lori Freeman, Ellen
Luck Bruderer, Phillip

A fun and fascinating 45-minute concert designed especially for children 5-11.