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Special Event - Christmas, New Year
A new staging of The Nutcracker opens the 2023/24 Ballet Season of the Rome Opera, the choreography is by Paul Chalmer
The costumes are by Gianluca Falaschi, guest artists Maia Makhateli and Victor Caixeta, on the podium Nir Kabaretti
Organizzato da: Fondazione Teatro dell’Opera di Roma

Teatro dell'Opera di Roma Foundation Presenta

“ Season 2023 – 24 ”
Open with a great Christmas classic Ballet season 2023/24 of the Rome Opera House: The Nutcracker of Tchaikovsky, presented in a new production signed by the Canadian choreographer Paul Chalmer.

The production, with costumes by Gianluca Falaschi, the scenes of Andrea Miglio and the lights of Valerio Tiberi, debuts Thursday December 21, 2023 (8pm) and will be on stage with 12 performances until December 31st, including Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.

Guest artists in the roles of protagonists, Maia Makhateli is Victor Caixeta, who return to dance together on the Costanzi stage afterwards La Bayadère last February; the stars of the alternate with them Capitoline Opera Ballet directed by Eleonora Abbagnato: Rebecca Bianchi, Susanna Save, Federica Maine is Michele Satriano, Claudio Cocino, Giacomo Castellana, Mattia Dove grey.

On the podium, at the helm of theOrchestra of the Rome Opera House, the specialist returns Nir Kabaretti.

First performed in December 1892 to the Mariinsky Theatre of St. Petersburg, The nutcracker of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is inspired by the famous tale of ETA Hoffmann, Nutcracker and the Mouse King, and tells of Clara's dream during a Christmas Eve in the early 19th century.

In a dreamlike dimension, characters such as the Nutcracker Prince, the Sugar Plum Fairy, little Clara, the mysterious Drosselmeyer, together with toys, mice and soldiers, give life to an enchanting adventure. Among the most iconic songs of this very famous Christmas ballet, the Waltz some flowers, the Waltz of the Snowflakes and the Dance of the Confetto Fairy.

A new staging of The Nutcracker opens the 2023/24 Ballet Season of the Rome Opera, the choreography is by Paul Chalmer


Director Nir Kabaretti
Choreographer Paul Chalmer

Assistant choreographer Gillian Whittingham
Scenes Andrea Miglio
Costumes Gianluca Falaschi
Lights Valerio Tiberi

Characters and performers
Sugar Plum Fairy and her Knight
Maia Makhateli is Victor Caixeta
21, 22 and 23 December (always at 8.00 pm)
Rebecca Bianchi is Giacomo Castellana
December 23 (3.00 pm)
Rebecca Bianchi is Michele Satriano 28 (8.00 pm), 30 (3.00 pm) and December 31st
Susanna Salvi is Claudio Cocino
24, 27, 29 and 30 (8.00 pm) December
Federica Maine is Matthias Tortora
20 and 28 (3.00 pm) December

Orchestra, Étoiles, Principal Dancers, Soloists and Corps de Ballet of the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma

with the participation of the students of the School of Dance of the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma

New staging of the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma


The nutcracker
Music by Pëtr Il'ič Tchaikovsky

Ballet in two acts
From a story by ETA Hoffmann


21 December 2023 at 8pm 'before'
reruns 22 December at 8pm
December 23rd at 3pm and 8pm
December 24 at 11
December 27th at 8pm
December 28th at 3pm and 8pm
29 December at 8 pm
December 30th at 3pm and 8pm
December 31, 6 pm

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