Nutcracker Ballet - Lexington (KY)

Performances
GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER
Singletary Center of Arts
Monday, December 18, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Announcing Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker returning to Lexington's Singletary Center of Fine Arts on Monday, December 18 ~ Tickets On Sale Now

The one and only Moscow Ballet Great Russian Nutcracker returns to Lexington's Singletary Center of Fine Arts on Monday, December 18, 7:00 pm. Tickets are on sale now.

All ages are invited to celebrate Christmas with the Moscow Ballet company of almost 40 ballerinas and danseurs on their 25th Anniversary Tour of North America in 2017. Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is known for its award-winning Principal Dancers, lavish costumes in the style of the Victorian era, many backdrops created by “La La Land’ Set Concept designer Carl Sprague, and its Russian focus including life-sized Matryoshka Dolls, Russian folk legends Ded Moroz (Father Christmas) and Snegurochka (Snow Maiden) and Troika Sleigh. Adults and children enjoy the special effects of the flapping winged owl on the Grandfather clock, the growing 50 ft tall Christmas Tree, the Dove of Peace with a 20ft wingspan, and of course, the leaps, spins, and extraordinary moves of the company all performed to Tchaikovsky’s complete and incomparable score.

Tickets start at $28.00. Platinum Experience tickets feature artist Meet N Greet and branded gift items; Gold Circle Gift Packages include branded gift items. Groups of ten or more and Girl Scout troops receive discounts by calling 800-320-1733. Discounts for Seniors 65+, Active and Inactive Armed Services, and Motorclub members are available from www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets .  Single tickets in Lexington are available now at www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets or call  Singletary Center for the Arts Box Office 859.257.4929. 

About The Otis A. Singletary Center for the Arts at the University of Kentucky

The Otis A. Singletary Center for the Arts at the University of Kentucky first opened in 1979; it acquired its current name in 1987, in honor of Otis A. Singletary, the university’s eighth president and longtime advocate for the performing arts. The venue hosts hundreds of events each year, from student programs and community events to a variety of cultural and performing arts productions.

A part of the College of Fine Arts and essential to the UK School of Music, the Singletary Center for the Arts presents and hosts artistic, cultural and educational events for the University community, Lexington community and the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Live Orchestra Accompanies Moscow Ballet Statewide!

First time ever - University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra, conducted by UK Director of Orchestras John Nardolillo, will perform Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker live in Lexington Tue, Nov 18 at Singletary center for the Arts. John Nardolillo has conducted concerts at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, and Carnegie Hall in New York. He was Music Director and conductor for the Opening Ceremonies of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, a performance that featured 1,500 performers, 200 horses, and was broadcast worldwide for a television audience of 500 million! Read more…