The Nutcracker Comes Back to Majestic Theatre
Ballet San Antonio & San Antonio Symphony partner to bring family classic back during holidays
SAN ANTONIO (November 18, 2013) — Ballet San Antonio, the city’s professional ballet company, performs the holiday favorite, The Nutcracker, with the San Antonio Symphony for the fourth consecutive season. The Nutcracker will run over two weekends from November 29-December 1 and December 6-December 8. Friday and Saturday evening performances begin at 7 PM, and Saturday and Sunday matinees begin at 2 PM. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster, the San Antonio Symphony Box Office, and the Majestic Theatre Box Office.
Last year, Jasmina Wellinghoff of the Express-News lauded the “fabulous dancing” and the “winter wonderland” for the fresh choreography Artistic Director Gabriel Zertuche had created for a packed Majestic Theatre. This season Artistic Director, Gabriel Zertuche, will add some more exciting elements to his choreography. The Snow Waltz will include male corps de ballet members.
The dancers dazzling choreography will be accompanied by live symphonic music provided by the San Antonio Symphony. The full orchestra will perform Tchaikovsky’s unforgettable classic score under the direction of the Symphony’s Associate Conductor Akiko Fujimoto.
“San Antonio is incredibly lucky to have an artistic group as talented as Ballet San Antonio performing The Nutcracker,” said Akiko Fujimoto, San Antonio Symphony’s Associate Conductor. “It has become a tradition for families to see The Nutcracker and the Symphony is so grateful to be a part of this annual performance.”
I’ve never been to a ballet and have always wanted to see one live. I’m thrilled that The Nutcracker will be playing at the Majestic Theatre this holiday season. The hubbs and I already have a date night planned to catch the ballet while it’s showing.
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