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'The Nutcracker' from the Royal Ballet
Julie Andrews introduces "The Nutcracker from the Royal Ballet," which stars Anthony Dowell as Drosselmeyer. Miyako Yoshida and Jonathan Cope dance the roles of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Prince. Evgenii Svetlanov conducts the Royal Opera Orchestra. Clara: Alina Cojocaru. Hans-Peter, the Nutcracker: Ivan Putrov. Mouse King: Christopher Saunders. Coffee Odalisque: Nicola Tranah. Rose Fairy: Zenaida Yanowsky. Taped at London's Royal Opera House in December 2000.
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