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The Nutcracker with Dudamel: Tchaikovsky & Ellington

Symphonies for Youth

Sat / Dec 10, 2022 - 11:00AM

A timeless Christmas favorite that offers drama and memorable melodies.

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  • TCHAIKOVSKY Overture to The Nutcracker
  • ELLINGTON/STRAYHORN (arr. TYZIK) Overture from The Nutcracker Suite
  • TCHAIKOVSKY No. 1: Decoration and Illumination of the Christmas Tree
  • TCHAIKOVSKY No. 2: March
  • TCHAIKOVSKY No. 7: The Nutcracker Battles the Army of the Mouse King
  • TCHAIKOVSKY No. 8: A Pine Forest in Winter
  • ELLINGTON/STRAYHORN (arr. TYZIK) Toot Toot Tootie Toot (Dance of the Reed Pipes)
  • TCHAIKOVSKY No. 12c: Divertissement: Tea
  • TCHAIKOVSKY No. 12d: Divertissement: Trepak
  • ELLINGTON/STRAYHORN (arr. TYZIK) Dance of the Floreadors (Waltz of the Flowers)
  • ELLINGTON/STRAYHORN (arr. TYZIK) Sugar Rum Cherry (Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy)
  • TCHAIKOVSKY No. 14c: Pas de deux. The Prince and the Sugar Plum Fairy: Variation II (Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy)
  • ELLINGTON/STRAYHORN (arr. TYZIK) Peanut Brittle Brigade
  • No Intermission

About this Performance

Gustavo Dudamel hosts and conducts this holiday favorite with a twist. Leading selections from both Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker as well as Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington’s The Nutcracker Suite, a swinging reimagination of the many colors and drama of the original.

This concert is recommended for children ages 5 to 11.

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