Michael Butterman, conductor The Louise and Henry Epstein Family Chair
Rochester City Ballet, David Palmer, artistic director
Bach Children’s Chorus, Karla Krogstad, director
Whether you’re seeing it again or for the first time, The Nutcracker will capture your imagination and transport you to a world of delectable treats and dancing snowflakes. Follow Clara on her Christmas journey of colorful characters, breathtaking costumes, and majestic scenery. From the delightful dance of the sugar plum fairies to the spectacular snow scene, Tchaikovsky’s enchanting ballet -- performed live by the professional dancers of the Rochester City Ballet and your RPO -- is the perfect start to your holiday season. Create or continue a family tradition with the region’s most unforgettable holiday treat, and make memories to share for a lifetime.