The Nutcracker to come alive on stage this weekendArt & Culture
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ For the New Year’s celebration, artists of the State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet are going to stage the Nutcraker ballet by P.I.Tchaikovsky on December 15-16, welcoming parents and children to enjoy graceful dance in magical land of fictional characters.
Since staged for the first time in Mongolia in 1982, the artists of the State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet have been performing the ballet every December.
‘The Nutcracker and the Mouse King’, which written by German author E.T.A. Hoffmann in 1815, is considered as one of the most famous fairy tales. Inspired by the tale, In 1892, Russian composer P.I.Tchaikovsky composed the Nutcracker Ballet Suite.