with the BBC Concert Orchestra
Sunday 18 December 2011, 2pm
Clore Studio, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DD
The Royal Ballet
BBC Concert Orchestra
Barry Wordsworth conductor
A magician with secrets, an enchanted gift, a guiding angel and a journey to the Kingdom of Sweets. The seasonal favourite The Nutcracker draws on all the imagination and fantasy of E.T.A. Hoffmann’s story of Christmas Eve, when young Clara creeps downstairs for one of her presents, but finds herself instead at the start of a night of magical adventures.
How to get there
- Nearest tube station is Covent Garden on the Piccadilly Line.
- Numbers 1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 26, 68, 76, 77a, 91, 168, 171, 176, 188, 501 (southbound only), 505, 521, X68 all go to the Aldwych, which is close to the Theatre.
- There is no designated parking at the Royal Opera House for ticket holders. The nearest NCP car parks are five minutes' walk away at Drury Lane and Shelton Street. There is a drop-off point outside the Bow Street entrance. A limited number of orange badge bays are available in the vicinity, but are not reserved for the use of Royal Opera House patrons.
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