Nutcracker Ballet - Lexington (KY)

Performances
GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER
Singletary Center of Arts
Monday, December 19, 2016 - 7:00 pm

Moscow Ballet's award-winning dancers bring the holiday season to life in Lexington, KY!

Tickets are now on sale for Moscow Ballet’s celebrated Great Russian Nutcracker returning to Lexington's Singletary Center for the Arts Monday December 19, 7:00pm.

Direct from Russia to Lexington, the classic Great Russian Nutcracker will entertain the whole family this Christmas. 

Experience the exceptional dancing of award-winning principal artists and a company of nearly 40 classically trained dancers. With a 60-foot growing Christmas tree; hand-made costumes by Resident Designer Arthur Oliver; stunning, hand-painted sets designed by Academy Award nominee Carl Sprague, Lexington audiences are sure to be delighted.  Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker” receives critical acclaim in the over 100 cities they perform, from New York to Los Angeles, Miami to Lexington.

The production is dedicated to achieving world peace.  Act II is named “Land of Peace and Harmony” and features a rose-shooting cannon and stunning two-person “Dove of Peace” with a 20 foot wingspan.

Tickets in Lexington start at $30.  Groups of 10 or more receive a special discount and benefits to the Great Russian Nutcracker, and local Lexington Girl Scout troops receive a special interactive program.  Contact smi@nutcracker.com or more information.  Seniors, Military and MotorClub members are eligible for discounts at the theater box office.  

For Platinum Experience featuring a Meet N Greet; Gold Circle Gift Package; and single tickets call SCFA BO 859-257-4929 or go to www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets.

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…

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.