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The Nutcracker & the Mouse King

Alan Cumming Reads "The Nutcracker & the Mouse King" - Music by Peter Tchaikovsky - Created and Conducted by John Mauceri

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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 the Land of Imagination and Dreams and learn what happened to the little girl and the Nutcracker—and all to the beloved music of Tchaikovsky, adapted by John Mauceri. Alan Cumming is mesmerizing as the narrator—who . . .

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