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Title Nutcracker / [music by] Tchaikovsky ; choreographer: Helgi Tomasson ; a co-production of San Francisco Ballet and KQED Public Television in association with Thirteen/WNET New York.

Publication Info. [United States] : Opus Arte, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Children's Department  J DVD 792.842 NUTCRACKER    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 132 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Extra features: illustrated synopsis; cast gallery; interviews with Helgi Tomasson, Michael Yeargan and Martin Pakledinaz; documentary on the 1915 World's Fair (with subtitles in French, German, Spanish & Italian).
Credits Scenic designer: Michael Yeargan ; costume designer: Martin Pakledinaz ; lighting designer: James F. Ingalls.
Performer Damian Smith, Elizabeth Powell, Davit Karapetyan, David Arce, Yuan Yuan Tan, Pierre-François Vilanoba, Vanessa Zahorian, Maria Kochetkova ; Artists of San Francisco Ballet ; students of San Francisco Ballet School ; San Francisco Ballet Orchestra ; conductor: Martin West.
Event Recorded live Dec. 19th and 20th, 2007 at the War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, Calif.
Summary From the lovely Waltz of the flowers to the crystalline beauty of the stunning Waltz of the snowflakes, each scene is more breathtaking than the last, bringing to life all the well-known and beloved characters with fresh sparkle and compelling originality.
System Details DVD-9, NTSC, all regions, anamorphic widescreen format, LPCM stereo., Digital Surround.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Ballets.
Added Author Helgi Tómasson, 1942-
Smith, Damian.
Powell, Elizabeth, dancer.
Karapetyan, Davit.
Arce, David.
Tan, Yuan Yuan.
Vilanoba, Pierre-Francois.
Zahorian, Vanessa.
Kochetkova, Maria.
West, Martin (Conductor)
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Shchelkunchik.
Opus Arte (Firm)
San Francisco Ballet.
KQED-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.)
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Standard No. 809478010029
Music No. OA 1002 D Opus Arte
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