The Nutcracker Portland Tickets
It just wouldn’t be holiday season without The Nutcracker. Christmas festivities officially kickoff with this spectacular ballet as it has become a tradition for countless families. Just like that, Oregon Ballet Theatre’s season is not complete without the annual production of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker. Get your hands on The Nutcracker Portland tickets to be a part of the three-week run at the Keller Auditorium from December 7 – 26, 2019. Oregon Ballet’s The Nutcracker is a beautiful presentation of glorious scenery, swirling magical snowflakes and lavish costumes. Set to the joyful and nostalgic score by Tchaikovsky, the production is a magical journey for people of all ages.
Reasons to Buy The Nutcracker Portland Tickets
Tis the season for The Nutcracker ballet. An elaborate performance presented through enchanting lands of sweets, stunning dancing and soaring music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Featuring the choreography by George Balanchine, The Nutcracker is performed with the support of a full orchestra and choir performing live. In all these decades, The Nutcracker remains fascinating due to its emotional depth and embedded history. Oregon Ballet Theatre is known for its excellence and deep roots in traditional classical ballet. The company performs The Nutcracker with charm, musicality, precision and conviction. Niel dePonte leads the orchestra and he beautifully captures the deep romantic score by Tchaikovsky.
As the two-hour ballet raises its curtains, the performers are primed and ready to take the audience on a magical journey. Under the direction of Kevin Irving (Artistic Director), the ensemble cast quickly gets into its characters. There are a total of 120 dancers and the role of Sugar Plum Fairy is shared between five ladies. Soloist Candace Bouchard, Xuan Cheng who is a principal dancer, company artists Eva Burton and Kelsie Nobriga, along with the soloist Ansa Deguchi all shine as the performers. In Oregon Ballet Theatre’s production, the name of the young Clara is changed to Marie and she’s performed by three young stars; Ruby Mae Lefebvre, Sarah Harmon and Kemi Olajuyin.
This annual production of The Nutcracker witnesses a huge attendance as each time the company adds a fresh element to the plot. Mesmerizing stage design and effects, flawless dancing and astounding compositions, The Nutcracker is just what you need to get into the holiday spirit.