Delight in the beauty of this timeless classic, showcasing superb talent of the world-renowned National Ballet of Cuba featuring the Canadian Ballet Youth Assemble. Captured in stunning HD with 5.1 audio, this 2012 production features wonderful interviews with the stellar cast and children from the production.
“There is such elegant virtuosity in the style of these young dancers that you surrender to their art. This joyous amalgam of spirit and dance is everything a Christmas ballet ought to be. You won’t see better dancing on any ballet stage from New York to London, from Paris to Toronto.” ~ Gary Smith, Dance Critic | The Hamilton Spectator
“The Nutcracker glows with achieving a perfect fusion of the original style of Ivanov with logical drama that modern audience demands.” ~ Mariolina Giaretta, La Nuova Venezia Italy
“The Nutcracker is what we would like to see in life: beauty, harmony, grace, and elegance. Especially when it is danced by the best classical ballet company in the world.” ~ Bruce W. Stacey, Chief Content Officer | Yes TV