Designer, Faline Jones, drew upon her many attendances of Nutcracker Ballet performances to design this 12-piece collection depicting scenes of the ballet as they unfold. Set this Orchestra Hall, crafted from 3/4" thick wood on a shelf, desk, or ledge above your windows or doors.
Peter Tchaikovsky composed the music of the Nutcracker Ballet from February 1891 to March 1892. It was first performed in St. Petersburg, Russia, Mariinsky Theatre in December 1892, conducted by Riccardo Drigo. Tchaikovsky's suite of eight numbers from the ballet is a popular collection of music internationally.
The Nutcracker Ballet Christmas Story was first performed in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1892. The ballet is an adaptation of “The Nutcracker And The Mouse King” by E.T.A. Hoffman. It was first performed in the United States by the San Francisco Opera Ballet in 1944, and popularized by the New York City Ballet in 1954. This traditional Christmas ballet unfolds a story of a family’s Christmas Eve celebration and revolves around Clara, the daughter, who “awakens” to the world of romantic love.