|Date||Sunday, 22 December 2019 15:00 - 22:00|
St John's Church, SE1 London, United Kingdom
START TIME OF EVENT Saturday, 14 December – 13.00
Monday, 16 December – 18.00
Wednesday, 18 December – 16.30 and 18.30
Sunday, 22 December – 18.30
END TIMEOF EVENT Each event is 55 minutes
TICKET INFORMATION (prices, contact details) Prices – from £12 per ticket at:
An interactive sand show after E. T. A. Hoffmann's The Nutcracker and the Mouse King and music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky
"The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" is a story written by E. T. A. Hoffmann, in which young Marie Stahlbaum's favourite Christmas toy, the Nutcracker, comes alive and, after defeating the evil Mouse King in battle, whisks her away to a magical kingdom populated by dolls. In 1892, the Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky turned the adaptation of the story into the ballet The Nutcracker and made it one of the favourite Christmas fairytales in the world.
>span class="apple-converted-space"> Christmas story and the amazing music by Tchaikovsky with presenting an original English text adaptation and musical transcription for piano made by Mikhail Pletnev. The music is performed by a Russian London based pianist Konstantin Lapshin. The amazing live visual sand performance to accompany the story is created by one of the leading sand animators in the Europe Alyona Voynova (Germany).
The show is 55 minutes long and is suitable for kids 2+.