Monday, December 18, 2006

Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker

Opened today in 1892 at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg. Tchaikovsky didn't like the ballet, considered it a less successful piece.


Susan Macatee said...

But the ballet was what made it such a successful Christmas staple.

Kristin-Marie said...

It is the annual performance I've attended the most...What did he know?