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The Nutcracker & the Mouse King


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Alan Cumming Reads "The Nutcracker & the Mouse King"
Music by Peter Tchaikovsk
Created and Conducted by John Mauceri
World Premiere Performances: Edinburgh, December 6 and Glasgow, December 7, 2019

A concert presentation of E. T. A. Hoffmann’s original masterpiece, set to the magnificent music of Tchaikovsky, created and conducted by John Mauceri

E. T. A. Hoffmann’s story tells us who the Nutcracker prince is and why the magical wizard Drosselmayer brings it to a little girl on Christmas Eve. Journey to . . .

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