Ten Pieces and The Nutcracker - Live Lesson

Get creative with classical music

This Ten Pieces Live Lesson for 7-11s is full of dance, movement and characterisation.

It was created in collaboration with the Royal Opera House and The Royal Ballet School, and shows pupils how to create their own original dance moves, inspired by Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker.

This Live Lesson is presented by CBBC’s Naomi Wilkinson and Karim Zeroual with guest experts Liz Foster, a Dance practitioner and lecturer and David Pickering, teacher and former Soloist of The Royal Ballet.

How to use this resource

The Nutcracker - Waltz of the Flowers and Russian Dance by Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker - Waltz of the Flowers and Russian Dance by Tchaikovsky

Watch this clip of Lemn Sissay exploring Tchaikovsky's music from The Nutcracker, accompanied by beautiful animation.

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