Moscow Ballet

Moscow Ballet

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Lexington, KY


Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker 2014  with live orchestra  
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 7:00 PM alt
Singletary Center for the Arts  

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

altMoscow Ballet’s acclaimed Great Russian Nutcracker will be at the Singletary Center for the Arts on Tuesday, November 18th at 7:00 PM.

Exclusive to the Great Russian Nutcracker is the stunning Dove of Peace, with 20ft wingspan, and created by 2 dancers moving as one; Russian folk legends Father Christmas/Ded Moroz and Snow Maiden/Snegurochka who escort Masha and Nutcracker Prince to the Land of Peace and Harmony; life-sized Matrushka Dolls; and whimsical 10ft tall silk puppets. New in 2014 is an authentic Russian Christmas puppet play and Masha’s magical Toy Cabinet. Wearing intricately detailed costumes, many with shimmering Swarovski crystals, the award-winning principal dancers and corps de ballet bring Tchaikovsky’s master score and the holiday season to life!

Groups of ten or more and Girl Scout troops receive discounts; call 800-320-1733. For VIP and single tickets call SCFA BO 859-257-4929 or go to

Live Orchestra Accompanies Moscow Ballet Statewide!

altFirst time ever - University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra, conducted byUK 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…


In 2013- "Dance with Us" students from 5 Lexington dance studios prepare for their evening performances in the Great Russian Nutcracker on stage at the Singletary Center with Moscow Ballet Audition Director and soloist Svetlana Todinova and other Moscow ballet dancers.

"[Great Russian] Nutcracker dazzles, enchants."
Arkansas Democrat- Gazette

altThe 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.


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