Mezzo TV broadcasts Estonian National Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”
On January 8 and 11 at 10.30, Mezzo TV will broadcast “The Nutcracker” by the Estonian National Ballet, recorded on December 18, 2012 in Teatro La Fenice. The touring production was recorded on the 120th anniversary of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker”. The leading roles feature Alena Shkatula, Galina Rohumaa and Vladislav Lantratov as a guest soloist from the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. The conductor is Mihhail Gerts.
Estonian National Ballet gave altogether five performances to an audience of 6000 people. The successful tour embarked on cooperation with Teatro La Fenice and the Estonian National Ballet will return to Venice in December 2014 with “La Bayadère”, staged by Thomas Edur.
“The Nutcracker” premiered in the Estonian National Ballet in 2010 and it was staged by Ben Stevenson (Texas Ballet Theatre).